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The must-attend CDAO Canada Live 2021 has been exclusively designed for the cutting-edge data & analytics leader, focused on aligning data strategy with digital transformation, leveraging data analytics to increase business value; and spearheading a data-driven culture that utilises data as engine for growth.

  • Learn from, network, and share knowledge with forward-thinking leaders from some of most recognisable brands in the world.
  • Hear how your peers are accelerating business transformation towards a data-driven culture.
  • Refine your strategy to employ cutting-edge technologies such as AI and ML to provide increased business value.
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Agenda

12:55pm - 1:00pm ET / 9:55am - 10:00am PT

Dial in & Welcome

Join the event in good time for important housekeeping announcements to get the most out of your attendance


1:00pm - 1:45pm ET / 10:00am - 10:45am PT

Panel Discussion: Where Do We Go From Here? Establishing Prominence as a Data & Analytics Leader in a Time of Uncertainty

  • How will changing economic conditions impact the role of data analytics execs? What steps should you take now to secure a positive future?
  • Exploring the ambiguity and blurring lines around data, analytics, digital, and tech leadership roles: What are the mandates and what makes for effective leadership in the future?
  • Is it true that 50% of data transformation projects fail? Why is this, what are the common reasons, and how can you avoid it happening to you?
  • How do you balance developing a strategic approach to data analytics with the need to remain flexible to adapt to the changing priorities of the wider organization?

Speakers:

Cal Rosen, Vice President Data & Analytics, Home Trust Company

Lawrence Jordan, Senior Director of Applied Analytics & Innovation, RBC Wealth Management


1:45pm - 2:15pm ET / 11:15am - 12:00pm PT

Presentation: Data Meets Digital - Aligning Data Strategy with Digital Transformation to Drive Success

  • Take the lead, or a supporting role? How far should data analytics executives be involved in wider digital transformation strategies?
  • How can you make sure that your data strategy underpins and supports a digital transformation strategy?
  • Positioning yourself as a vital partner for success – collaborating with other key leaders

2:15pm - 3:00pm ET / 11:15am - 12:00pm PT

Panel Discussion: Succeeding in the Digital Age - How Can Data Analytics Leaders Play a Critical Role in Their Organization's Modernization Journey?

  • One size doesn’t fit all – What does digital transformation mean for your organization and how does this differ per business unit?
  • How can you underpin all transformations with a foundation of data analytics?
  • How has Covid-19 accelerated digital transformation, what will be the legacy of the ‘new normal’, and what does this mean for the future of digital?
  • As digital transformation continues to evolve, what does this mean for the role of the CDAO, and the wider data analytics function, and how can you adapt to thrive in all outcomes?

Speakers:

Kalyan Chakravarthy, Chief Information Officer, The Regional Municipality of Durham

Adele Pugliese, Vice President, Data Enablement and Analytics, BentallGreenOak


3:00pm - 3:15pm ET / 12:00pm - 12:15pm PT

Intermission


3:15pm - 3:45pm ET / 12:15pm - 12:45pm PT

Presentation: Rising to the Artificial Intelligence Challenge to Exploit New Opportunities and Drive Business Growth

  • Defining the state of the possible – How mature are AI technologies currently and what should we expect in the years ahead
  • When 62% of organizations find acquiring the talent to deliver AI a challenge, what can be done to mitigate this difficulty?
  • Getting beyond the buzzword to achieve practical implementations of AI solutions that add value to your organization

3:45pm - 4:30pm ET / 12:45pm - 1:30pm PT

Panel Discussion: A Brave New World? Building Confidence Through Accurate Outcomes

  • Avoiding garbage in, garbage out – How can you ensure that your data is high quality, accurate, and bias free to avoid untrustworthy models, undermined by poor training data?
  • Opening up the black box – Ensuring that decisions made by Artificial Intelligence can be explained, challenged and justified; both internally by colleagues, as well as externally by customers and regulators
  • Let’s get ethical! Building a cultural of AI accountability and ensuring ethical considerations are tackled from the start, rather than being an afterthought
  • What considerations should be made when utilizing AI to ensure you do no harm?

Speakers:

Tudor Morosan, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Financial Crimes, Bank of Montreal

Carol Wilson, Director, Advanced Analytics, Canada Post

Hondy Hung, Director, Strategy & Partnerships, Customer Insights, Data & Analytics, Scotiabank


4:30pm - 5:00pm ET / 1:30pm - 2:00pm PT

Happy Hour Meet & Greet


5:00pm ET / 2:00pm PT

End of Day One


12:55pm - 1:00pm ET / 9:55am - 10:00am PT

Dial in & Welcome


1:00pm - 1:45pm ET / 10:00am - 10:45am PT

Panel Discussion: Dollars from Data! Becoming 21st Century Alchemists to Extract Value and Monetize your Data

  • How can you ensure that the potential value of your data is fully realized in order have a meaningful impact on the wider organization?
  • What steps should you take communicate the value of data throughout your business?
  • Balancing ‘quick wins’ that demonstrate immediate ROI, with longer term projects which deliver greater strategic value
  • Is Data Monetization the Holy Grail? What level of direct buying, selling, and exchanging of datasets are we now seeing? Is this an opportunity to derive revenue directly from your data assets and acquire alternative data to supplement internal data? What are the common obstacles?

Speakers:

Rupinder Dhillon, Chief Data Officer, SVP Data and AI, Hudson's Bay Company

Selwyn Collaco, Chief Data Officer, TMX Group

Terrance D'souza, Executive Director, Advanced Analytics, Workplace Safety & Insurance Board


1:45pm - 2:15pm ET / 10:45am - 11:15am PT

Presentation: Utilizing Cloud to Deliver a Bright Future of Accelerated Analytics

  • Cloud adoption has exploded over the last few years, but how should you streamline your architecture to ensure efficiency, break down siloes, and create the biggest impact?
  • Exploring the impact of Covid-19 and the ‘new normal’ of work-from-home on cloud adoption, data security, compliance with privacy regulations, and delivery in an enterprise environment
  • How Cloud adoption can enable and empower your digital transformation strategy, as well as adoption of Advanced Analytics and Artificial intelligence technologies

2:15pm - 3:00pm ET / 11:15am - 12:00pm PT

Panel Discussion: Improving Data Literacy to Drive Data-Driven Decision Making

  • Building a data-driven culture - How can we empower staff and democratize data to deliver more informed decision making organization wide?
  • What does a successful program to upskill non-data colleagues look like in practice? What level of self-service within business units should you aim to achieve, and how can this be balanced with the need for security and privacy compliance?
  • How to overcome resistance, embed the transition, and achieve lasting change in which data analytics are prime drivers of wider business strategy?

Speakers:

Carl Lambert, Chief Analytics Officer, Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics, National Bank of Canada

Alexey Shlykov, Senior Director of Information and Analytics, Walmart Canada


3:00pm - 3:15pm ET / 12:00pm - 12:15pm PT

Intermission


3:15pm - 3:45pm ET / 12:15pm - 12:45pm PT

Presentation: Big Data, not Big Brother - Overcoming Privacy and Data Protection Challenges to Unlock Value

  • How to build a scalable and sustainable data governance capacity to adapt and react to an increasing level of consumer awareness and cadence of regulations
  • Access versus control - What protection and privacy concerns does an increasingly democratized data landscape produce, particularly in the ‘Work-from-Home’ era? How can you mitigate risks surrounding this?
  • Successfully balancing the personalization that customers now expect, with the right to privacy which they demand

3:45pm - 4:30pm ET / 12:45pm - 1:30pm PT

Panel Discussion: In Data We Trust? Balancing Innovation with Respect for Customer’s Privacy and Expectations 

  • What steps should you as a data leader take to enhance trust in data, analytics, and your organization’s use of them? How should you develop a strategic approach to building trust, and what does it look like in practise? 
  • Overcoming trust challenges to unlock value - once you have established a trust-centric eco system, how can this be leveraged to add value for the organization?  
  • Give the people what they want! In what ways do customers want their products and services to be tailored to their specific needs, and how can you best deliver that, whilst avoiding the ‘creepy factor’?
  • Working with business units to balance their need for data to power models, and the need to be mindful of regulatory, legal, and customer-based constraints
Pamela Snively, Chief Data & Trust Officer, TELUS Communications
Dominic Fortin, AVP Business Intelligence Solutions, The Co-Operators
 

4:30pm - 5:00pm ET / 1:30pm - 2:00pm PT

Happy Hour Meet & Greet


5:00pm ET / 2:00pm PT

End of Day Two


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5 Reasons to Attend CDAO Canada Live

1. Learn from the most successful leaders in the data world, and explore the strategic issues that matter to you. We have years of experience in creating data events which deliver true insights.

2. Enjoy the convenience of an online event. There’s no need to spend time & money on travelno time out of the office, and you can fit the event around your schedule, or catch up on-demand.

3. Interact with the data community’s leading lights. Our technology and live broadcasts mean you can put your specific pain points & questions to our expert speakers, and get direct, actionable answers.
 
4. Hear case studies from Europe’s most experienced data & analytics leaders.  Learn their actionable takeaways on what works and what doesn’t for the challenges you are facing right now.

5. All for free! There’s no fee to register, and no travel costs. All you need is access to the internet, from anywhere in the world, on any device! 
 

 

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*Free passes are only available for Data/ Analytics Practitioners from all industries who do not offer as their core business any solutions, recruitment services, consultancy or offer any software/hardware solutions within the data community.

Limited Vendor / Solutions Provider passes are available for $499. Corinium Global Intelligence reserves the right to determine the applicable ticketing for attendees based on these guidelines.

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  • CDAO Canada is a virtual summit for data & analytics-driven leaders. The Conference and Expo will take place exclusively online.
  • We will be sharing insights from the world's data & analytics experts within an immersive virtual experience.
  • All conference presentations are broadcasted via webcast so you can watch from the comfort of your own workspace or mobile device, wherever you are. You will have the ability to move from presentation to presentation as you see fit, and all the features of an in-person event will still be available (exhibit halls, networking, questions with presenters, downloadable collateral, etc.)

 

 

  • Registered attendees will receive an email with login instructions 3-5 days before the event. We encourage all attendees to log into the platform before the conference starts to make sure you can login. If you have trouble logging in, please email

 

 

  • Laptop, personal computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Strong, reliable wifi connection.
  • Google Chrome is recommended to run the Virtual Conference platform.

 

 

  • Yes, the Virtual Conference is accessible via a smartphone or tablet. Please note that you will need to install the GoToWebinar App to be able to watch the sessions from your phone.

 

 

  • Approved sessions will be recorded during the event and made available to attendees approximately 1-2 days after the event and be available for 12 months after release. Recordings will also include the session slides.

 

 

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REGISTRATION & LOGGING IN

 

  • Attendees will receive an email with login instructions 3-5 days before the event. We encourage all attendees to log into the platform before the conference starts to make sure you can log in. If you have trouble logging in, please email enquiries@coriniumintel.com

 

 

  • Make sure you are using the SAME email you used to register your ticket for the conference. For further assistance, please contact enquiries@coriniumintel.com

 

 

  • You can visit the virtual “Info Desk” for technical support.

 

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