Conference Agenda

PRE-CONFERENCE TUTORIALS and Conference Sessions - June 3, 2019
7:30-
8:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-
10:00
T1:
The First 11 Steps to Starting a World-Class Enterprise Data Governance Program

David Marco
President
EWSolutions

T2:
A Roadmap for Building a Successful Data Quality Program: How to Get Started, and How to Assess and Improve What You Have

John Talburt
Professor
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

T3:
Assessing Your Existing Data Governance Program

Robert S. Seiner
President/
Publisher
KIK Consulting/
TDAN.com

T4:
Growing Your Data Governance Program: Progress vs. Meaningful Impact

Kelle O’Neal
Founder and CEO
First San Francisco Partners

T5:
Designing Modern Data Governance for the Data-Driven Business

Donna Burbank
Managing Director
Global Data Strategy, Ltd

T6:
Successful Data Governance for Data Lakes

Malcolm Chisholm
Chief Innovation Officer
First San Francisco Partners

10:00-
10:15
Coffee Break
10:15-
11:45
Morning Tutorials Continue
11:45-
12:00
Room Change
12:00-
12:30
Sponsored Sessions - Data Governance and Data Quality Solutions
12:30-
1:30
Lunch
1:30-
3:00
T7:
Practical Steps for Overcoming Political Challenges in Data Governance

David Marco
President
EWSolutionst

T8:
Digging Deeper into Data Quality Management: Standards, Metrics, and Controls

John Talburt
Professor
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

T9:
Managing the Changes  - How to Make your Data Governance Program Sustainable

John Ladley
Principal
Sonrai Solutions

T10:
Catalogs, Glossaries and Dictionaries - Governing the Metadata

Robert S. Seiner
President/
Publisher
KIK Consulting/
TDAN.com

T11:
A Review of Data Governance Tools

Sunil Soares
Founder & Managing Partner
Information Asset

T12:
Implementing Agile Data Governance

Tami Flowers
Director, Governance Solutions
MetaGovernance Solutions, LLC

3:00-
3:15
Coffee Break - Sponsored by DAMA International
3:15-
4:45
Afternoon Tutorials Continue
4:45-
5:00
Room Change
5:00-
5:45

 



Conference Sessions
Industry Special Interest Groups
NON-PROFIT
HEALTH CARE
PUBLIC SECTOR
FINANCIAL SERVICES
INSURANCE RETAIL
Improving our Data Driven Culture to Strengthen the Lives of Children and Families

Autumn McCants
Data Governance Manager
Starfish Family Services
&
David A. Williams
Chief Administrative Officer
Starfish Family Services

Expanding Data Governance from a Data Warehouse Function to an Advocate of Core Values Across an Enterprise

Yolanda Griffin
Sr. Data Governance Analyst
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
&
Brian Badinger
Director, Enterprise Data Management
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Implementing Data Stewardship at the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

Julie Conklin
Sr. Data Management Analyst
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

How is Data Risk Planned for and Operationalized Across a Data Governance Program

Stephanie Grimes
Sr. Tech Lead
Freddie Mac
&
Zainab Asif
Risk and Controls Manager
Freddie Mac

Data Quality Through Business Model Templates

Venkata Komaragiri
Technology Manager
State Farm
&
Kevin Knipmeyer
Technology Manager
State Farm

Transforming Siloed Teams into a Collaborative Powerhouse

Aida Biberic
Data Governance Analyst
Columbia Sportswear Company
&
Jennifer Canney
Enterprise Data Architect
Columbia Sportswear Company

 

CONFERENCE DAY 1 - June 4, 2019
7:30-
8:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:35-
8:20
The Data Governance Professionals Organization (DGPO) Annual Summer Meeting
The Six Core Areas of the DGPO Data Governance Framework the Foundation for Best Practices

Michele Koch
VP Professional Development
DGPO
&
Marichelle Tanag
Secretary
DGPO

8:30-
8:40
Welcome
8:40-
9:20
Keynote
Data Governance in the Digital Age

Nate Haskins
Chief Data Officer
S&P Global

9:20-
9:50
Keynote
Solving the Enterprise Data Dilemma

Danny Sandwell
Product Marketing Director
erwin, Inc.

9:50-
10:15
Coffee Break
10:15-
11:00
Nimbly Eating the Elephant - Creating Data Standards and Governance One Bite at a Time

Kristin Love
Enterprise Information Architect
GlaxoSmithKline

 

 

Coaching Skills for Governance Professionals

Marcia Rhode
Principal
Marcia Rhode Coaching & Organizational Development

Data Governance and Design: Putting Data Users First. The Case of Finances One

Francesco Ciriaci
Business Process Officer
The World Bank Group
&
Urana Batjargal
Sr. Business Systems Officer
The World Bank Group
&
Ruby Ray
Senior Finance Officer
The World Bank Group

How Data Governance Supports Data Sharing in Government Agencies

Jayne Dutra
Data Governance Program Manager
Multnomah County

8 Ways to Sneak Data Governance into your Enterprise’s “Diet”

Ty Sonagere
Manager, Data Governance, Quality & Advocacy
CoverMyMeds
&
Deb Bitzan
Data Solutions Lead
CoverMyMeds

11:00-
11:15
Room Change
11:15-
12:00
Harnessing Data Value at a Fast-Growing Health Insurer

Ted Curran
Senior Director, Chief Data Governance Officer
UPMC Insurance Services Division

 

How Far You’ll Go: Wayfinding the Path to Data Maturity

Cynthia Parsons
Consultant, IT Data & Analytics
Nationwide Insurance
&
Hannah Wamble
Specialist, IT Data and Analytics
Nationwide Insurance

Governing Product Information

Henrik Liliendahl
Owner
Liliendahl.com

Introducing Data Governance into your Corporate Culture

David Williams
Head of Corporate Data Strategy,
Compliance & Standards
AIG
&
Umang Sukhia
Director, Business Data Governance Strategy and
Operationalization
AIG
&
Marichelle Tanag
AVP Data Management
AIG

Launching Statewide Data Stewardship Training in Arizona

Jeff Wolkove
State Data Management Architect
Arizona Dept. of Administration
&
Melanie Mecca
CEO
DataWise Consulting

12:00-
12:15
Room Change
12:15-
12:45
Sponsored Sessions - Data Governance and Data Quality Solutions
12:45-
1:45
Lunch
1:45-
2:15
Keynote

 

2:15-
2:30
Room Change
2:30-
3:00
Sponsored Sessions - Data Governance and Data Quality Solutions
3:00-
3:45
Ice Cream Break and Exhibits Open
3:45-
4:30
Vital Soft Skills to Advance Data Governance: Not-So-Secret Success Strategies

Maureen Velazquez
Data Governance Manager
Yale University
&
Kathleen Warmoth
Data Governance Manager
Stanford University

Killing Traditional Data Management: The Case for Intuitive Data Quality Design and Stealth Data Governance

Chris Josefy
Manager, Business Solutions
EP Energy

Overcoming the Challenges When Standing up a Data Quality Program at Quicken Loans

Jessica Magee
Director, Data Quality Assurance
Quicken Loans

Advancements in the Data Governance Architecture

Steven Zagoudis
CEO
MetaGovernance

 

4:30-
4:45
Room Change
4:45-
5:30  
Lessons Learned While Certifying Enterprise Data in the Data Lake for Analytics Use

Susan Swanson
Information Management Professional
Health Care Service Corporation

Emerging Trends in Data Governance

Malcolm Chisholm
Chief Innovation Officer
First San Francisco Partners

Improving Local Government Data from the Ground Up

Robert Davis
GIS Analyst
MGP, Inc
&
Mitch Greenan
GIS Analyst
MGP, Inc

Setting up an Effective Data Governance Program – Our Experiences at Amica

Sheila Embree
Lead Data Governance Analyst
Amica Mutual Insurance Company
&
Don LeMay
Data Governance Analyst
Amica Mutual Insurance Company

Over Communicating?  Not likely!

Karen Coronado
Data Governance Lead Analyst
Lennox International

5:30-
7:30
Exhibits and Reception
CONFERENCE DAY 2 - June 5, 2019
7:30-
8:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45-
8:15
Zen with Len
What Does Zen Have to do With Data Governance. The Answer is "Everything". Find Out Why

Kensho Len Silverston

8:30–
9:15
Grow Enterprise Information Governance through Strategic Programs

Jenna Zhou
Sr. Consultant
Dell Technologies
&
Steven Carlson
Director, IT Information Governance
Dell Technologies

5 Reasons Why a Project Manager Could Be Your "Silver Bullet" for Early-Stage Data Governance Challenges

Tim Musgrove
CTO
Callisto Media Publishing
&
Zuad Oropeza
Senior Project Manager
Callisto Media Publishing

Taking Stewards to the Next Level:  A Multi-Faceted Data Governance Love Story

Beth Seabolt
Senior Data Governance Professional
Humana
&
Julee Gruneisen
Data Governance Professional
Humana

Tips from the Trenches - If I Knew Then What I Know Now Practitioners Panel

Moderator:
Len Silverston
President
Universal Data Models
Panelists:
Cynthia Parsons
Consultant, IT Data & Analytics
Nationwide Insurance
&
Chris Josefy
Manager, Business Solutions
EP Energy
&
Jayne Dutra
Data Governance Program Manager
Multnomah County
&
Jimm Johnson
Data Governance Program Manager
Scripps Health

Best Practices for Starting Data Governance with a Smaller Team

Lowell Fryman
Services Capability Principal
Collibra

Strategic and Effective Approach in Establishing Data Governance

Melecio Valerio
Head of Data Architecture and Governance
FWD Philippines

9:15-
9:30
Room Change
9:30-
10:00
Keynote
Winner of the Annual DGPO Data Governance Best Practice Award

 

10:00-
10:45
Break and Exhibits Open
10:45-
11:15
Sponsored Sessions - Data Governance and Data Quality Solutions
The erwin EDGE

Danny Sandwell
Product Marketing Director
erwin, Inc.

11:15-
11:30
Room Change
11:30-
12:15
Move Beyond Risk: Build a Data Governance Program That Pays for Itself

Curtis Mischler
Management Consultant
Delta Dental of Michigan

 

 

How Are You Managing Your Data Governance Program if You Aren’t Measuring It?

Amirah Fayek
Manager, Corporate Planning and Performance
The Canadian Medical Protective Association

How to Prepare for a Successful Implementation and Roll Out Data Governance

Tamara Dusch
Manager of Data Governance and Regulatory Reporting
Safety National
&
Nam Tran
Director of Global Data Governance Practice
Infogix

Data Governance & information Quality within your Supply Chain Organization

Robert Jensen
Principal Consultant
Spinnaker Consulting

12:15-
1:30
Lunch
1:30-
2:15
Data Quality 2.0: How to Unlock Value throughout the Organization

Philippe Bettler
Director, Business Ontology
Dun & Bradstreet

Dos and Don'ts for Emerging Data Governance Programs

Rene Rydberg
Manager, Data Strategy and Governance
John H. Wiley & Sons

A Marathon not a Sprint: Using GDPR to Add Value and Sustain Gains Post 2018

Katherine O'Keefe
Data Governance & Privacy Consultant
Castlebridge

Sutter Health's Data Governance Journey

Danielle Reno
Executive Director of Strategy & Operations
Sutter Health

2:15-
2:30
Room Change
2:30-
3:15
ROI on Data Quality

Sally McCormack
Competency Director, Data Quality
Datasource Consulting, an EXL Company

Data Governance Top Down and Bottom Up

Carmen DiFelice
Manager, Data Quality and Governance
Independence Blue Cross

From Spin to Control: Our Journey to Data Governance

Carl Sarrazolla
Enterprise Data Architect
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc.

Pitching the Big Picture

Lance Tucker
Associate Director of Technology Decision Support,
Application, and Architecture Services
Boston College

Implementing Data Governance Across Competing Organizations-A Case Study

Tonmoy Dasgupta
IT Oversight & Management
Arkansas Insurance Department

Building an Effective Business Glossary:  Using Enterprise Definitions to Strengthen Your Governance and Improve Your Data Quality

Gary Jordan
Sr. Principal Business Systems Analyst
Red Hat

3:15-
3:30
Coffee Break
3:30-
4:15
KEYNOTE PANEL
Emerging Trends and Future Considerations for Data Governance

Moderator:
Malcolm Chisholm
Chief Innovation Officer
First San Francisco Partners
Panelists:
Michele Koch
Director of Enterprise Data Intelligence and the Data Governance Office
Navient
&
John Ladley
Principal
Sonrai Solution
&
David Plotkin
Director of Metadata Services
MUFG
&
Sunil Soares
Founder & Managing Partner
Information Asset

POST-CONFERENCE TUTORIALS - June 6, 2019
7:00-
8:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-
10:00
W1:
The Top Lessons Learned While Implementing Successful Enterprise Data Governance and Data Quality Programs

Michele Koch
Director, Enterprise Data Intelligence
Navient
&
Barbara Deemer
Managing Director Data Governance
Navient

W2:
Operationalizing Data Governance and Data Quality

David Loshin
President
Knowledge Integrity

W3:
Sustaining Data Governance and Adding Value for the Long Term

John Ladley
Principal
Sonrai Solutions

10:00-
10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-
12:00
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12:00-
1:00
Lunch
1:00-
2:30
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2:30-
2:45
Coffee Break
2:45-
4:15
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Seminars - June 6, 2019
7:00-
8:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-
10:00
A Complete Guide To Data Stewardship

David Plotkin
Director of Metadata Services
MUFG

Ten Steps to Quality Data

Danette McGilvray
President and Principal
Granite Falls Consulting, Inc.

A Comprehensive and Effective Approach to Developing Business Glossaries

Len Silverston
President
Universal Data Models

10:00-
10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-
12:00

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Seminar Continues
12:00-
1:00
Lunch
1:00-
2:30

Seminar Continues

Seminar Continues

Seminar Continues
2:30-
2:45
Coffee Break
2:45-
4:15

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Seminars Continue - June 7, 2019
7:00-
8:30
Continental Breakfast
8:30-
10:00
A Complete Guide To Data Stewardship

David Plotkin
Director of Metadata Services
MUFG

Ten Steps to Quality Data

Danette McGilvray
President and Principal
Granite Falls Consulting, Inc.

A Comprehensive and Effective Approach to Developing Business Glossaries

Len Silverston
President
Universal Data Models

10:00-
10:15
Coffee Break
10:15-
12:00

Seminar Continues

Seminar Continues

Seminar Continues
12:00-
1:00
Lunch
1:00-
2:30

Seminar Continues

Seminar Continues

Seminar Continues
2:30-
2:45
Coffee Break
2:45-
4:15

Seminar Continues

Seminar Continues

Seminar Continues