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Agenda

08:00 - 08:45

08:00 - 08:45
On-site Registration / Networking Breakfast / Denodo & Partner Showcase

8:45 - 9:00

8:45 - 9:00
Denodo´s Vision

An informal chat with Denodo's CEO Angel Vina on the future of the data management market, his vision for how Denodo is evolving its product to be a next-generation data management platform.

Ángel Viña, CEO and founder, Denodo
Ravi Shankar, Chief Marketing Officer, Denodo

9:00 - 9:30

9:00 - 9:30
Forrester Analyst Keynote: Driving Business Growth through Data Agility

Growth remains a top business priority for all firms - but creating explosive growth can be elusive. Join Forrester Vice President and Principal Analyst Brian Hopkins for this informative presentation where he explores how visionary business leaders are applying new agile methods of data management to unlock innovation, turning data into a catalyst for new business growth.

Brian Hopkins, VP Principal Analyst, CIO Professionals

9:30 - 10:00

9:30 - 10:00
Denodo CTO Perspective: What’s New in Denodo 8.0

Never has data been more important, more opportunistic and more challenging for organizations to effectively manage. Join Denodo CTO Alberto Pan to explore the next generation in modern data management - The Denodo Platform v.8.0. Discover the latest features supporting:

  • Cloud/mulitcloud data integration
  • Machine Learning / Data Science
  • API, Containers, Microservices
  • Data Catalogs and metadata management

Alberto Pan, Executive VP & CTO, Denodo

10:00 - 10:30

10:00 - 10:30
Customer Keynote - Prologis Leverages Data Virtualization to Modernize and Accelerate Analytics

Prologis provides efficient logistics real estate solutions across 19 countries and 4 continents to ensure the timely delivery of $1.6 trillion of materials that flow through their warehouses each year. They implemented the Denodo Platform to provide analysts and data scientists with the ability to speed up integration into logical data warehouses. Denodo provides business users with real-time access to integrated data across the organization’s diverse data sources without the need to replicate data or use ETL.

In this session you will learn how:

  • Business users answer critical business questions with speed and self-service
  • Data virtualization enables data scientists to build fast and insightful models
  • Cloud based data virtualization architecture enables automated resource and configuration deployments

Luke Slotwinski, VP Data & Analytics, Prologis

10:30 -11:00

10:30 -11:00
Networking Break / Denodo & Partner Showcase

TRACK 1 - Technology Solutions:

11:00 - 12:00

11:00 - 12:00
Cloud Migration Made Simpler
  • 11:00 - 11:15 Denodo Presentation: As organizations increasingly adopt cloud the challenges with data integration can increase. Learn how data virtualization can make it easier to transition data between cloud and on-premise by providing a virtual data layer that abstracts business users from the technical details of where data resides.
    Mitesh Shah, Senior Product Manager-Cloud, Denodo
  • 11:15 - 11:30 Partner Presentation: Discover the best practices in multicloud data integration.
    Nick Brisoux, Director of Product Management, Tableau
  • 11:30 - 11:45 Customer Presentation: Learn how Denodo customer AXA XL is utilizing data virtualization for a more agile approach to cloud data integration.
    Paco Hernandez, CoE Lead - Semantic & Data Modeling, AXA XL
  • 11:45 - 12:00 Panel Discussion: An informative roundtable discussion on cloud data integration with insights from partners, customers and Denodo experts.
    Panel Moderator: Suresh Chandrasekaran, Executive Vice President, Denodo

12:00 - 13:00

12:00 - 13:00
Logical Architectures for Analytics
  • 12:00 - 12:15 Denodo Presentation: Competition and the speed of change requires a new approach to data architecture – one that is real-time, agile and doesn’t rely on physical data movement. Learn how a logical data architecture can enable companies to transistion data faster to the cloud with zero downtime and ultimately deliver faster time to insight.
    Pablo Álvarez, Global Director, Product Management, Denodo
  • 12:15 - 12:30 Partner Presentation: Tableau
    Nick Brisoux, Director of Product Management, Tableau
  • 12:30 - 12:45 Customer Presentation: Learn how Logitech, a worldwide manufacturer of personal computer accessories, relied on the Denodo Platform for a live migration from on-premise to Snowflake.
    Avinash Deshpande, Chief Software Architect, Logitech
  • 12:45 - 13:00 Panel Discussion: An informative roundtable discussion on logical data architectures with insights from partners, customers and Denodo experts.
    Panel Moderator: Calvin Fudge, Director Product Marketing, Denodo

TRACK 2 – TECHNICAL DEEP-DIVE:

11:00 - 12:00

Exploring Microservices and Containers
  • 11:00 - 11:30 Denodo Presentation: Today, you need the agility to deploy integration where it can deliver the most impact. Discover Denodo’s location-agnostic platform for building capabilities that can be seamlessly executed, containerized and managed with cloud /microservices architectures. Learn how to set-up, upgrade, promote, monitor, and auto scale Denodo to gain increased efficiencies in the cloud.
  • 11:30 - 11:50 Product Demonstration: See how data virtualization can be effectively deployed using containers in support of cloud and microservices architectures
  • 11:50 - 12:00 Q&A Session Quiz the experts to gain a better understanding of the session.

  • Pablo Álvarez, Global Director, Product Management, Denodo

12:00 - 13:00

Enabling Fast Data Delivery
  • 12:00 - 12:15 Denodo Presentation: Data virtualization delivers the enterprise class performance needed to handle today's data volumes. Explore the best practices for query optimization in a logical data warehouse. This session will take a deep dive into data modeling, configuration, tuning and strategies for optimizing cache and metadata management.
    Chris Walters, Senior Solutions Consultant, Denodo
  • 12:15 - 12:30 Partner Presentation: Simplicity BI.
  • 12:30 - 12:45 Product Demonstration: Experience how easy it is to access Denodo in the cloud. You will receive a guided tour through the process of access the cloud marketplace and accessing Denodo data.
    Pablo Álvarez, Global Director, Product Management, Denodo
  • 12:45 - 13:00 Q&A Session: Quiz the experts to gain a better understanding of the session.
    Moderator: Calvin Fudge, Director Product Marketing, Denodo

13:00 - 14:00

13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch / Denodo & Partner Showcase

TRACK 1 - Technology Solutions:

14:00 - 14:45

14:00 - 14:45
Removing the Bottlenecks from Data Science
  • 14:00 - 14:30 Denodo Presentation: Data scientists need lots of data, and end up spending a lot of time acquiring and manipulating data. Learn how Denodo removes the bottleneck in data science initiatives by accelerating data acquistion, and data prep, and through a self-service catalog, making it easier to search, tag and use their data.
    Juan Lozano, Director, North America Presales Engineering, Denodo
  • 14:30 - 14:45 Panel Discussion: An informative roundtable discussion on data science, data catalogs and data science with partners, customers and Denodo experts.
    Panel Moderator: Ravi Shankar, SVP and CMO, Denodo

14:45 - 15:30

14:45 - 15:30
Real-time Data APIs to Underpin Digital Transformation
  • 14:45 - 15:15 Denodo Presentation: Learn how data virtualization can enhance your API strategy delivering agile data services and APIs that can access a broad range of real-time data sources; discover how customers are using DV to create data services marketplaces for faster access to trusted data.
    Alberto Pan, AVP and CTO, Denodo
  • 15:15 - 15:30 Panel Discussion: An informative roundtable discussion on APIs and data services market places with partners, customers and Denodo experts.
    Moderator: Suresh Chandrasekaran, Executive Vice President, Denodo

TRACK 2 - Technical Focus:

14:00 - 14:45

Powering Denodo via Cloud Marketplaces
  • 14:00 - 14:30 Denodo Presentation: Learn about the multi-cloud architecture and its benefits, followed by options to build a data virtualization instance with minimal risk and with utility-based pricing. Leverage self- education tools such as Denodo Test drive and Free Trial to build confidence before signing up for cloud marketplace subscription; see a demo of how you can deploy Denodo on any of the major cloud marketplaces.
  • 14:30 - 14:45 Product Demonstration: Experience how easy it is to access Denodo in the cloud. You will receive a guided tour through the process of access the cloud marketplace and accessing Denodo data.
  • Emma Stein, Senior Data Engineer, Denodo

14:45 - 15:30

Exploring the Benefits of the Denodo Data
Catalog
  • 14:45 - 15:15 Denodo Presentation: Explore a deep dive into the Denodo Catalog and examine its capabilities for enabling self-service, governance, and security; learn how it allows you to set a consistent set of security and governance policies independently of the changes in your infrastructure; explore how it can seamlessly integrate with other enterprise data catalogs.
  • 15:15 - 15:30 Product Demonstration: Take a guided tour through the Denodo Data Catalog and see how easy it is to explore, prepare and manage your data.
  • Phoebe Bakanas, Senior Sales Engineer, Denodo

15:30 - 16:00

15:30 - 16:00
Networking Break / Denodo & Partner Showcase

16:00 - 17:00

16:00 - 17:00
Denodo Innovation Award 2019

As part of DataFest, our annual user conference, we would like to recognize some of our customers who have demonstrated exemplary uses of data virtualization using the Denodo Platform. The top three stories will present their use cases in front of the audience at DataFest. Audience poll will select the winner. All three finalists will receive an award from our CMO, Ravi Shankar, during this DataFest session.

17:00 - 17:45

17:00 - 17:45
Closing Keynote

17:45 - 19:00

17:45 - 19:00
Networking Reception

Data Virtualization Hands on Labs

08:30 - 09:00

08:30 - 09:00
Networking Breakfast

09:00 - 12:30

09:00 - 12:30
Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning with Data Virtualization

Instructor: Pablo Álvarez, Denodo

Advanced data science techniques, like machine learning (ML), have proven an extremely useful tool to derive valuable insights from existing data. Data scientists spend most of their time looking for the right data and massaging it into a usable format.

Join this session to achieve the skills with the Denodo Platform for accelerating data acquisition and preparation to enable data scientists with the data they need. Learn how to create data inputs for a ML model; transform and clean data; utilize Denodo Catalog to find data needed for a ML model; access training and test data sets. Attendees will learn to load data into a ML model algorithm; make use of Apache Zeppelin to run interactive queries to the Denodo Platform, draw charts and run Python code.

09:00 - 12:30

Building a Logical Data Warehouse with Data Virtualization in the Cloud
Instructor: Emma Stein Denodo

Join this workshop to achieve the set of skills necessary to efficiently use the Denodo Platform for data virtualization in a cloud environment. Attendees will gain first-hand experience with end-to-end flow: connect, extract, transform, structure and publish specific targeted data using the Denodo Platform as well as visualize the data using a business intelligence tool.

12:30 - 13:30

12:30 - 13:30
Networking Lunch and Dismiss