Call for Presentations
November 17, 2017
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Important Dates

Proposal Submission Deadline – November 17, 2017

Approval Decision – January 31, 2018

Presentation Files Submission Deadline – May 11, 2018

We are interested in proposals that focus on case studies, lessons learned, success stories, and the "how-tos" related to information quality, data governance and stewardship.

We are especially interested in submissions where the proposal has not been presented previously at other events.

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Case studies and success stories
  • Best practices and lessons learned
  • Business oriented presentations
  • New and innovative approaches to data governance
  • Selling data governance or information quality
  • How to get started with data governance or data quality
  • Post implementation issues. Pitfalls to avoid
  • Data stewardship
  • Governing the business vocabulary and business glossaries
  • Data governance or data quality in an agile environment
  • Data governance and Master Data Management
  • Data governance and analytics
  • Advanced data governance topics
  • Soft skills in data governance or information quality
  • Practical solutions for data quality improvement
  • Information quality environment and culture
  • Big data governance, reference data governance, metadata governance
  • Roles and career paths
  • Certification
  • The Chief Data Officer and governance
  • Risk management, compliance, information security and privacy
  • Governing data in the cloud
  • Metrics and assessing the effectiveness of your program
  • Data governance for the IoT

How to Increase Your Chances of Being Accepted

We receive a large number of submissions, so it is not possible for us to accept all proposals. Positive weighting is given to presentations that are:

  1. First-hand, detailed case studies from personal experiences.
  2. Concise abstracts outlining what attendees will learn and why/how it is useful to them.
  3. Abstracts with topics besides defining data quality and data governance
  4. Solutions regarding resolving data quality issues not a overview of common problems
  5. Abstracts for sessions providing takeaways in data governance and data quality

Presentations may be proposed in the following categories:

  • Conference Sessions (45 minutes)
  • Tutorials (half and full day)
  • Panel Sessions (45 minutes)

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