The Westin Beach Resort and Spa • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Practical Approaches and Success Stories

The Premier Event in Data Governance

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The Data Governance Winter Conference will focus on the "how-tos" from starting a data governance and stewardship program to attaining data governance maturity.

Register 3 Team Members and get a FREE registration for a 4th Team Member!

Learn and network from the experts and your peers at other organizations

  • Interactive tutorials and workshops
  • Real world case studies and practitioner lessons learned panels
  • Case studies including presentations from Winners of the Data Governance Best Practice Award
  • Sessions designed for the experienced data governance professional as well as for beginners
  • Immediate takeaways

Topics include:

  • Getting started in data governance
  • Selling and getting buy in for data governance
  • Metadata governance
  • MDM and data governance
  • Data governance best practices by industry and job function
  • Data stewardship
  • Communication strategies  in data governance
  • BI and data governance metrics
  • Data stewardship certification
  • How to develop data polices and standards
  • Data classifications
  • Overcoming roadblocks and major resistance to data governance
  • Data governance work products
  • Federated data governance
  • Lean and agile approaches to data governance

NEW for 2012-Dedicated Track on Data Stewardship

The Data Governance Winter Conference is endorsed by the Data Governance Professionals Organization


The “Wicked Challenge” of Data Governance
Michael Atkin Michael Atkin
EDM Council

Starting the Governance Journey: Driving Governance Through Solving Real Business Problems
Patrick Keaton

Patrick Keaton
IBM’s North American Information Governance Practice Leader

What Attendees Have Said About the Data Governance Conference:

"Really great. Very practical first hand info and first class presenters. We can put this info to work right away to make a difference."
- Pat Patterson, Enterprise Data Architect

“Once again, great conference where there is a wide breadth and depth of knowledge sharing.”
-Karen Way, Director Data Quality

“I liked that this conference is primarily user-led, not vendor-driven. I felt the sessions offered real value from real people.”
-Brent Heaton, Data Architect

“Very thought-provoking, many cross-pollination points, alignment of disciplines, new insights, good conversations.”
Duncan Munro, Technology Program Manager

“So much valuable info and a great experience overall!”
-Lori Quickel, Senior Data Management Analyst

"This is a must attendance - to all planning to or already managing a data governance program."
- Mona Pomraning, Enterprise Data Architect

"I am just embarking on the DG journey (along with my organization) and found this very helpful--both in terms of information AND networking. Thank you so much!"
- Denise J. Lyon, Director Data Governance

"Exceeded my expectations. Great variety of offerings in the DG space. Great networking opportunities. Overall fantastic."
- Amy Castiglione, Manager Data Analysis

"Very useful mostly from hearing the specifics from other implementations."
- Ann Hartry, Manager

Interested in Sponsoring?
Please contact Davida Berger at or call (973) 379-7212 or (973) 632-0138.

To view the 2011 Data Governance Winter Conference click here.

To view the 2012 Data Governance and Information Quality Conference click here.

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ICCP This program has been approved by the Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP) for awarding contact hours to be credited to Recertification records of Certified Computing Professional (CCP), Associate Computing Professional (ACP), Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP), Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) and Certified Insurance Data Manager (CIDM). For more information, call 847-299-4227.