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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

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BDW Multi-Functional Zone Roundtables
  1. BDW Multi-Functional Zone Roundtables
    Join us for a discussion around document databases being the next evolution of RDBMS. The discussion will be facilitated by John Page, a Distinguished Engineer at MongoDB.
BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    • Human Factors
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Over the past months, we’ve seen the Web at its best: enhancing lives, enabling business, and connecting people in creative, positive ways globally. We now look to the future of the Web and its contin ...
  1. BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    • Human Factors
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Boots is a major high street retailer with hundreds of outlets nationwide. Established over 170 years ago, the pharmacist and beauty brand continues to innovate, not least in the area of data science. ...
    • Human Factors
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Here’s a stark figure: 84% of digital transformations fail, according to Forbes. Despite years of hype, genuine digital transformation eludes many organisations – often delivering little more than a f ...
    • Human Factors
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Tech talk: Unlock your data's full potential with a modern data platform
    In today's world, you can't buy market-differentiation off the shelf. How do you create competitive advantage using the only asset that is truly unique to your organization- your data? Agility in deve ...
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Dr Jim Weatherall, Vice President of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at AstraZeneca, will host this session to explain and exemplify how data and AI is transforming the way innovative new med ...
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) treats thousands of children with complex conditions every year; a challenge that has been compounded by the pandemic. Whether it was social distancing or ...
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Use case: How a Leading London Hedge Fund Built a Modern Hybrid Data Platform
    During this session, Mark Stacey, Head of Data Platform at Marshall Wace, LLP, one of London's largest investment firms, will share how they successfully implemented an efficient and cost-effective so ...
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Big Data could be the perfect tool for tackling the climate crisis. By analysing vast troves of historical, real time and projected data (from historical carbon emissions to current solar capacity), i ...
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    As one of the UK’s leading opticians, Specsavers has a close relationship with millions of British consumers who rely on it for prescriptions, sight tests and advice. But the high street brand was str ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    There are many unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic – not least, big data and AI. In this must-see session, NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Chief Data and Analytics Officer describes how analytics ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    How do you transform a traditional business into a digital-first innovator? There are few clearer examples than that of Prudential, a multinational insurance firm founded in 1848. Despite its heritage ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Decision Intelligence: What is it and why?
    Gartner defines Decision Intelligence as “a practical domain framing a wide range of decision-making techniques bringing multiple traditional and advanced disciplines together to design, model, align, ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    Digitalisation is transforming the energy industry, by improving efficiency and safety as well as facilitating the use of renewable energy. A successful digital transformation for the energy sector re ...
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    The switch from batch processing to real time processing can be a daunting one but with the right approach and the right architecture, it can be highly rewarding for both the customer, the business an ...
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    The analytics landscape is changing. There is more data at-hand than ever before. More people are putting data-driven processes at the center of their daily work. And, consequently, analytics use-case ...
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    Tech talk: The Power of data in Tech to drive smarter business decisions
    In a constantly evolving digital landscape, data is the key to unlocking performance potential and driving intelligent decision-making processes across the entire organisation.As we move to a more dig ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    There is relatively little value to Big Data if it’s only telling you what happened yesterday. And this is where new programmes that emphasise ‘fast’ or ‘actionable’ data aim to help. These tools use ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    There’s only so much number crunching a human data scientist can do each day. So why not get a computer to help them? Augmented analytics is the notion that AI and ML can be set to work on your compan ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    Tech talk: Accelerating the scope of analytics – from queries to deep learning
    We are now trying to get more and more data from systems of record for reporting and AI than ever before. The speed at which we need results is increasing; and in the last 30 years, we have tried all ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    ‘Dark data’ is the proportion of information a company collects that is never used for analytics purposes. Often firms don’t know it exists, don’t understand its potential or simply don’t know how to ...
    • Data Privacy & Data Security
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
     The 2018 introduction of GDPR was the first truly international regulation that seriously affected how companies managed customer data. But it certainly isn’t the last. January 2020 saw California’s ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    InfluxData is the platform where developers build IoT, analytics, and cloud applications. In this demo-heavy session, we will dive into some new ways to build smarter IoT systems at the edge and harne ...
BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Over the past decade, enthusiasm for all things ‘data’ has gone virtually unchallenged. But we are arguably at a tipping point. Besides the cost of storing data, we’re starting to see its societal cos ...
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    In modern business, there is a veritable industry of consultants and advisories that focus on ‘risk management’ - all built on the premises that risk is bad and that companies must make lists of scary ...
    • Data Management & Integration
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    With multiple and fragmented sources of data flooding into different parts of an organisation as a daily challenge, what are the best ways to structure and handle them? How do you ensure data is trans ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    People who take drugs are often unable to judge the toxicity of the substances they are taking, and this can lead to overdoses. Since 2018, a group of chemists, social workers, and computer scientists ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Digitising the bank at scale is one of HSBC’s four key strategic priorities, and being data-led is critical to this mission. For the first time in the bank’s history, it has embarked on delivering a t ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Tech talk: Data Migration - It’s As Easy As 1,2,3 Right? The Realty of Migrations And Tales From The Trenches
    Come join Adam Heaton, Consulting Partner at SoftServe, as he sits down with Brendan Ellis, Head of Data & BI for Pantheon Ventures for a fireside chat on Wednesday, March 2 at Big Data & AI World , T ...
    • Data Analytics & BI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    AI improves healthcare by helping to deliver earlier diagnosis and better treatment based on accumulated learning far beyond even the most experienced clinician. Ultimately it will help the NHS increa ...
    • Data Privacy & Data Security
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Big Data and AI can give us incredible insights into the behaviours, interests, likes and dislikes of our customers. However, there’s a real risk of crossing boundaries and for firms to behave in cree ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    How AutoTrader built a more reliable data platform with Monte Carlo
    As companies ingest more and more data to power their data platforms, the opportunity for broken data pipelines only grows. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a 10,000-foot view of data health?Join us Ma ...
    • Data Privacy & Data Security
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    To the modern privacy professional, it may often seem that privacy law, guidance, and court rulings are at odds with the most common, fundamental business practices in today’s digital age. Data crossi ...
  1. BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Tech talk: How the power of real time data and modelling is driving hyper-personalised experiences
    How can data from a billion people, influence the way digital businesses personalize their user experiences? Join Byteplus' Liam Cocoran as he talks about how big data, data modelling and the world's ...
BDW Multi-Functional Zone Roundtables
  1. BDW Multi-Functional Zone Roundtables
    Arguably the hardest part of evaluating any technological innovation is identifying ways it can be applied to generate tangible business value. "A Digital Twin is a virtual representation of an object ...
  2. BDW Multi-Functional Zone Roundtables
    Join us for a discussion around document databases being the next evolution of RDBMS. The discussion will be facilitated by John Page, a Distinguished Engineer at MongoDB.
BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Despite extraordinary advances in machine learning in recent years, AI still struggles to address several well-known problems – not least the time and computing power required to perform certain calcu ...
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Many companies still fail to operationalise AI because they lack an enterprise-wide AI strategy that aligns with the business strategy. Over the talk, Mara will share how IBM created a systemic framew ...
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Tech talk: Accelerate Data Mesh with first-class data products
    Data Mesh aims to prescribe that the ownership of data products should live in business domains, ensuring that data is treated as a first-class product across the organisation. This is a drastic strat ...
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Tech talk: Fast and Furious Attacks: Using AI to Surgically Respond
     Fast-moving cyber-attacks can strike at any time, and security teams are often unable to react quickly enough. Join Andrew Tsonchev, Director of Technology at Darktrace, to learn how Autonomous Respo ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Beauty business L'Oréal is the world’s largest cosmetics and personal care brand. With regional operations worldwide and legacy IT systems, the multinational was struggling with a common problem: cont ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    Tech talk: Graphs for Data Science and Machine Learning
    Graphs are hot in data science right now, but what does that even mean? Graph data science encompasses everything from classical network science to cutting edge neural networks, so it can be hard to u ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    The FCA is well on the way to transforming into a fully data-led, insight-driven and future-ready regulator. It has a huge array of new and developing tools and platforms to spot risky firms, emerging ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    There are currently countless organisations worldwide working with big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence. These people are doing incredible things, but the potential of the technology ...
    • Human Factors
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    People don’t like change. If they’ve spent years getting comfortable with your corporate IT, bringing in a new system feels confusing, disruptive and unnecessary. A poorly planned digital transformati ...
    • Data Privacy & Data Security
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    This presentation will cover what organisations need to understand and have in place in order to deploy ML models at scale while minimising risk. Tom Farrand will discuss the common challenges faced b ...
    • Data Privacy & Data Security
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
    The world of big data has never been short of buzzwords and two of the latest – data fabric and data mesh – are getting a lot of attention. But what are they, really? Are these just another product of ...
    • Data Privacy & Data Security
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Keynote
BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    Machine Learning (ML) provides powerful opportunities to personalise content, goods and services to your customers. And it’s increasingly accessible to organisations of all sizes – from global media o ...
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
      One of the million-dollar questions all marketing leaders are faced with today is: How do I maximize the return on each dollar I spend? Trifacta marketing analytics expert, Bertrand Cariou, is here ...
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    With consistent, and rapid advancements in the space, AI is becoming more affordable and therefore accessible to organisations at all levels. But how easy is it to actually put AI into practice? Using ...
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    Capital-intensive industries (infrastructure, built environment, transport, healthcare) have a profound impact on people’s lived experiences. The decisions that we make when we apply technology in thi ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    Leading insurer Admiral was facing a data warehouse challenge that will be familiar to many companies. Its disparate and complex data ecosystem had outgrown waterfall methodologies and hand coding and ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    Tech talk: Creating a Predictable and Mature BI Value Stream with Data Automation
    Do you want to generate more value out of your data with less effort and cost? This presentation helps you to reduce your time to market and increase your development efficiency. Erik discusses projec ...
    • Human Factors
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    Firms have competed ferociously for data science talent over the past decade, with skilled professionals commanding high salaries. This means many firms have struggled to find or hold onto the kind of ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 1
    Tech talk: Data Mesh 102: How to Build Your Data Mesh Strategy
    With Starburst, there’s no need to chase the idea of a single source of truth. Data is maintained by the domain owners but easily accessible in real-time across your org. With Starburst and Trino, the ...
BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    The sheer complexity of many public health problems – from air pollution to access to care - makes them incredibly difficult to solve. But Big Data and AI are increasingly being applied to these trick ...
    • Machine Learning & AI
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    AI is becoming increasingly important but is only effective with good quality data. Companies often dismiss the importance of this, but what does good data for AI look like? In this session learn how ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Customer journey is often fragmented across multiple touch-points through different channels. Data coming from different sources means you get an incomplete picture of your customer and market insight ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    AI systems rely on huge amounts of data to start spotting patterns and delivering value. But where are you getting that data from, and is it helpful – or, indeed, ethical? We’ve all heard of AI system ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Over the last 10 years, and especially in the last two, the data landscape of businesses has fundamentally changed. Data is – or soon will be – at the heart of every successful business. Good data sci ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Tech talk: The next frontier for data architecture in your organisation
    Are data lakes a thing of the past? Data lake architecture largely fell out of favour as cloud data warehouses and databases came on the scene from 2010 to 2014. However, as cloud compute costs begin ...
    • Databases, Data Architecture & Infrastructure
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Tech talk: Data Mesh 101: What it is & why you need it
    What is Data Mesh? Join Starburst for an introduction into this modern approach to managing analytics at scale. Data Mesh embraces decentralisation over-centralisation, meaning it allows companies to ...
    • Human Factors
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Realising the full value of our data is of vital importance to Mettle. Handled well, data can drive better decision making, and data science can transform the financial services and products we provid ...
  1. BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is unlocking new potential for every company. Organisations are starting to use AI and machine learning technology to inform business decisions, predict potential issues, ...
    • Human Factors
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Tech talk: Achieving value from data, fast
    Join Matt Sawyer as he explains how to effectively use data for actionable insights, accurate forecasting and determining next best action in business.  •Eliminating data silos •Democratising data •Ac ...
    • Data Privacy & Data Security
    BIG DATA & AI WORLD Theatre 2
    Lightning talk: AI@Scale is now about who not how
    Data & AI works but its not scalable, the key question now is not how to scale but who to scale. The citizen data scientist is now the key to unlock the potential of Data & AI. As an Engineer who made ...

2022 Sponsors

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  • Neo4j
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  • Softserve
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