Agenda

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Time Location Session Speakers
7:00am Grand Ballroom Lobby Check-In and Onsite Registration
8:30am Betts Theatre Opening Remarks Craig Parisot, Board of Directors, Data Community DC and CEO, ATA, LLC and Sean Gonzales, Founder, Data Community DC and CEO, General Influence
Welcoming Remarks Dean Ben Vinson, George Washington University Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
9:00am Betts Theatre Keynote Address - Leading in an AI World Angela Zutavern, Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton and Co-Author of "The Mathematical Corporation"
9:45am Grand Ballroom Networking Break/Exhibit Hall Open
10:15am Betts Theater Applied R&D in Data Science Dr. Stacey Dixon, Deputy Director, IARPA
Continental Ballroom Session Cancelled
11:00am Betts Theater Building a Mature Data Science Practice John Eberhardt, Professor, George Mason University and CTO, ATA, LLC
Continental Ballroom Building a Career in Data Science Panel Moderator: Dr. Mandi Traud, President, Data Community DC; Panelists: Nicole Donnelly, Data Analyst, Georgetown University and the Government of the District of Columbia; Claire Walsh, Principal Consultant, Data & Analytics, Excella Consulting; Sean Gonzales, Founder, Data Community DC and CEO, General Influence
11:45am Grand Ballroom Lunch/Networking/Exhibit Hall Open
1:00pm Betts Theatre Keynote Address - Quantum Computing and Its Potential Impact on Data Science Dr. Ali Eskandarian, Dean, Virginia Science & Technology Campus and College of Professional Studies, George Washington University
1:45pm Betts Theater Geospatial Innovation Dr. Hasan Jackson, NASA Fellow and Senior Data Scientist, ATA, LLC and Joe Flasher, Open Geospatial Data Lead, Amazon Web Services
Continental Ballroom The Ethics of Advanced Technologies and Public Policy Challenges Jules Polonetsky, Director, Future of Privacy Forum
2:30pm Betts Theater Chief Data Officer Panel Moderator: Dr. Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton; Panelists: Brandon Brown, Chief Data Officer of the Wage & Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor; Dr. Pat Dunn, Program Manager - Center for Health Tech and Innovation, American Heart Association
Continental Ballroom Data on the Move: Applications of Streaming Analytics Joe Witt, Creator of NiFi and Vice President of Engineering, Hortonworks
3:15pm Continental Ballroom Networking Break
3:45pm Betts Theater Deep Learning and the Threshold Between Human and Computational Creativity Pinder Van Arman, Artist, Full Visibility LLC
Continental Ballroom Investing in Data Science Panel Moderator: Rob Quartel, Chairman and CEO, NTLEX
Panelists: Adella Toulon, Director, FINTECH Legal Department, Cogent Law; Jen O'Daniel, Investment Director, CIT Gap Funds; Mourad Yesayan, Principal, Paladin Capital Group
4:30pm Betts Theatre Closing Remarks Dr. Mandi Traud, President, Data Community DC