04 - 07 June, 2019
Van der Valk Airporthotel, Düsseldorf, Germany

Focus Day: Intelligent Data

8:30 am - 10:00 am CODE ME RIGHT: INTELLIGENT DATA PREPARATION FLOW

So, you‘ve got your AI strategy, your Automation talent; you‘ve got your department and they‘ve got a great proof of concept. What‘s next? Companies now spend 80% of their time on preparing data, getting it ready for algorithms to mull over it. You can cut costs significantly by putting a process in place for how to prepare your data and how to deal with parallel data.

• How to structure your data science projects as part of your AI strategy
• Creating a Data Preparation Flow that follows your Business Goals
• Integrating your departmental processes and your Data Flow

10:00 am - 10:30 am Registration and welcome coffee or tea

10:30 am - 10:45 am Welcome introduction by Program Director

Alexander Hendorf, Python Software Foundation Fellow, EuroPython, PyConDE & Pydata Berlin Program Chair at Python Software Foundation Fellow

Alexander Hendorf

Python Software Foundation Fellow, EuroPython, PyConDE & Pydata Berlin Program Chair
Python Software Foundation Fellow

11:00 am - 11:30 am Data Readiness for Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) : A Smart Way to Combat Unstructured Data

-AutoML for the Automation of End-to-End Business Processes
-The Current and Future State of AutoML and Solution Providers
-Get Your Data Ready for AutoML

Veysel Kocaman, Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning, Chief Data Scientist at yData Labs

Veysel Kocaman

Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning, Chief Data Scientist
yData Labs

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Speed Networking

Maximize who you meet. Get to know other conference attendees right from the start. Exchange business cards, ideas, and propositions in record time.

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm RPA technology as a key enabler for Data Science initiatives

  • Structural setup - It is all about the right mix of capabilities:
  • RPA & automation technology as part of Data Science & Data Engineering Unit @Oetker Digital
  • RPA technology can be used to migrate data from various data sources to a centralized one (Data Lake)
  • Combining RPA technology with Python’s Machine Learning capabilities for intelligent insight generation
Martin Reible, Senior Analyst Analytics and Process Optimization at Oetker Digital

Martin Reible

Senior Analyst Analytics and Process Optimization
Oetker Digital

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Networking luncheon

Interactive Discussion Groups

Table 1

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Automation journey mishaps – what we’ve learnt
Piotr Palczewski, Continuous Improvement Solutions Manager at IKEA Group

Piotr Palczewski

Continuous Improvement Solutions Manager
IKEA Group

Table 2

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Data Governance - how to streamline your Data preparation flow
Mark Wilson, Head of Data Governance at Handelsbanken UK

Mark Wilson

Head of Data Governance
Handelsbanken UK

Table 3

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Data Infrastructure for Machine Learning Programmes
Sergii Khomenko, Head of Product and Data Platform at Stylight

Sergii Khomenko

Head of Product and Data Platform
Stylight

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Selecting representative data sets and Machine Learning in non-stationary environments

Veysel Kocaman, Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning, Chief Data Scientist at yData Labs

Veysel Kocaman

Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning, Chief Data Scientist
yData Labs

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Big Picture Afternoon Keynote: Intelligence – Are machines learning from us or humans from machines?

• Basics of neural networks and automation approaches
• How AI will change the future of healthcare
Dr. Nupur Kohli, Director, TedX Delft Award Winner, Global Shaper World Economic Forum at NIIS Health; Forbes 30 under 30

Dr. Nupur Kohli

Director, TedX Delft Award Winner, Global Shaper World Economic Forum
NIIS Health; Forbes 30 under 30

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Evening Panel Discussion | Excuse the disruption – intelligent data to transform the business

• Reskill vs. upskill – Get the balance right
• From brain to paper and from machine to human – systematic knowledge transfer
Anil Bhavnani, Director – BPO Operations at Pfizer Global Financial Solutions

Anil Bhavnani

Director – BPO Operations
Pfizer Global Financial Solutions

Mark Wilson, Head of Data Governance at Handelsbanken UK

Mark Wilson

Head of Data Governance
Handelsbanken UK

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Refreshments and Networking

Deep Dives

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm THE KEY STEPS TO SET UP AN AUTOMATION CoE

• Data curation and standardising data as a precursor for RPA
• Gathering data along your process definition – combining lean management with Bots
• Data management tools for RPA
Nancy Sachdeva, RPA CoE Lead at Uniper

Nancy Sachdeva

RPA CoE Lead
Uniper

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT FOR AI

Production Scale Data Engineering & ML
·   Building robust machine learning pipelines at scale      
·   Data curation, management and warehousing - from raw events to structured databases
·         Implementing a standardized conceptual framework to process model-consumable data at scale
·         Deploying high performance, reliable models for real-time production systems
Arkosnato Neogy, Data Scientist at Booking.com

Arkosnato Neogy

Data Scientist
Booking.com

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATA ORGANISATION

• How to utilise Machine Learning for HR Purposes
• Incremental online learning for talent development
• Supervised vs. Unsupervised learning
• Increasing the data footprint in your organisation
Paul Robinson, PBB Change, Simplification & Digitisation at RBS

Paul Robinson

PBB Change, Simplification & Digitisation
RBS

Alexander Hendorf, Python Software Foundation Fellow, EuroPython, PyConDE & Pydata Berlin Program Chair at Python Software Foundation Fellow

Alexander Hendorf

Python Software Foundation Fellow, EuroPython, PyConDE & Pydata Berlin Program Chair
Python Software Foundation Fellow

5:45 pm - 6:15 pm End of focus day & Evening get-together

Join our evening get-together and take this opportunity to network and make new business contacts. Or join to relax and round out your focus day.