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Join us on Thursday, May 2nd in Boston.

General Assembly 125 Summer Street, 13th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 Map

The cloud and new hybrid architectures promise significant benefits for big data, analytics and data science. Enterprise cloud migration should be a true evolution, adding capabilities, accelerating outcomes and reducing costs.

Organizations must avoid complicated cloud architectures that introduce new risks and operational requirements. This afternoon learning event offers timely information and demonstrations for IT, data and analytics leaders who want the most from the new era of enterprise cloud computing.  

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1:00pm - 1:30pm

Check-in / Registration

1:30pm - 2:15pm

A Cloud Foundation

Presented by: Lovan Chetty, Cazena

Things in the cloud work differently. Learn more about critical security, networking and operational considerations for cloud migrations, and find out how to avoid the devastating mistakes that plague inexperienced adopters. Get advice for evaluating cloud services and hear how automation can reduce administrative work and costs. Discover design patterns for hybrid and multi-cloud architectures that flex to handle changing requirements for analytics, data science and ML.  

2:15pm - 2:45pm

Cloudera in the Cloud: Navigating the Portfolio

Presented by: Camila Huskey, Sales Engineering Manager, Cloudera

Cloudera now offers a wide range of capabilities optimized for cloud, including [Altus, Cloudera Data Science Workbench, DataFlow for streaming data, and more.] Learn more about Cloudera’s expanding portfolio of cloud solutions, and the advantages of a unified cloud platform [SDX?] that supports any data, any cloud and any analytics, from SQL to R, Python, Scala and beyond. Finally, hear expert advice for migration planning and learn how to augment and expand existing Cloudera implementations with cloud services. 

2:45pm - 3:30pm

Hello from the Cloud: Success Story and Expert Q&A

Presented by: Mike Maloney, The RiverStone Group

Hear more about how to build hybrid architectures that maximize analytic efficiency, even in highly-regulated industries with strict requirements for compliance, security and global access. After that, all speakers will join a panel for discussion and audience Q&A.



3:30pm - 4:30pm

Networking & Live Demos

Cap off the day with a beverage and opportunity to gather around live demonstration stations from Cloudera and Cazena.  Go beyond concepts to understand what data and analytics cloud services look like IRL - in real life! Connect with technical experts, peers and industry experts. Come away with knowledge and advice to accelerate your ascent to the cloud. 

4:30pm - 6:00pm

Networking Reception - Location TBD


Sales Engineering Manager, Cloudera

Camila Hiskey

VP of Product Management, Cazena

Lovan Chetty


Lovan Chetty is VP of Product Management at Cazena. He has been involved in data warehousing and big data for over 15 years, initially building analytic systems for the global 2000 and later applying this knowledge to build products and services. At Cazena, Lovan works closely with enterprises, engineering and partners.

Director of Innovation, Data Science and Governance, The RiverStone Group

Mike Maloney


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