It happens in Houston, Texas on July 12, 2018

Hotel Sorella, 800 Sorella Ct, Houston, TX 77024
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Join us for Cloudera Sessions 2018, where Houston's smartest data professionals will be discussing many of the newest use cases for machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI)—ranging from predictive maintenance and fraud detection to product recommendation engines and proactive customer support. Come gain firsthand experience into how experts like yourself are using data-driven insights to grow businesses, improve efficiencies, and manage risk.

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Agenda

8:30am - 9:00am - Breakfast

9:00am - 9:10am - Welcome and kick-off

9:10am - 9:45am - Cloudera Keynote: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the Future of Big Data Analytics

Presented by Amr Awadallah, Chief Technology Officer, Cloudera

Businesses and organizations of all sizes are suddenly flooded in data from a hyper-connected world and need solutions to analyze and act upon it. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have emerged to help understand patterns in the data, predict outcomes, and prescribe the optimal actions to impact those outcomes. New use cases for machine learning are emerging every day – ranging from predictive maintenance and fraud detection, to product recommendation engines and proactive customer support. Gain first-hand experience into how some of the world’s best organizations are using data-driven insights to grow their businesses, operate more efficiently and manage risk.

9:45am - 10:05am - Chevron: How to Successfully Transform and Operationalize Your Analytics Practice

Presented by: Caroline Bailey, Analytics Service Delivery Lead, Chevron

Key lessons Chevron has learned of what is necessary to make the transformative leap in analytics capability from basic tinkering to an effective industrial-scale program.

10:15am - 10:40am - Break

10:40am - 11:10am - Cloudera Fast Forward Labs: The Vision and the Challenge of Applied Machine Learning

Even with the incredible advances in Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI, general off-the-shelf software does not solve your specific business challenges. Just having large volumes of data isn’t enough. Tapping into and creating expertise in the implementation and operationalization of ML, along with adopting strategic views on ML in your firm, are now a vital tools for building competitive data products and achieving short- and long-term ROI in ML.

11:10am - 11:30am - Customer use case

11:30am - 12:00pm - Keynote Panel Discussion

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch

 

Afternoon breakout sessions

 

1:00pm - 2:00pm - Breakout Sessions

Option 1: Advanced Analytics & BI

Whether it's around empowering analysts with self-service flexibility; running the business through real-time dashboards; migrating to cloud environments; or advancing insights with more complex workflows and data science, the requirements for business intelligence and analytics are rapidly changing. In this session, we will cover the key drivers for modernizing analytics, the supporting technologies and capabilities, and how you can ultimately get more value from your data all at a lower cost.

Option 2: Inside Cloudera Enterprise

From cloud and hybrid capabilities to enterprise governance and security: why Cloudera Enterprise is the right platform for your machine learning and analytics workloads

2:00pm - 3:00pm - Breakout Sessions

Option 1: Integrated Machine Learning & Data Science

Machine Learning is not new - but it is driving new use cases every day. In this session, learn how to avoid common pitfalls and instead use data science and machine learning to deliver real value.

Option 2: Machine Learning & Streaming Analytics for IoT

Learn more about how our customers are using data analytics and machine learning to power IoT. As part of this session you can learn more about how Cloudera together with our partners are driving some of the most compelling IoT use cases, dig deeper into our key differentiators and enablers for IoT, like real-time streaming analytics powered by Kudu, and listen to real-life customer use cases and success stories.

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Happy Hour

Speakers

Amr Awadallah, Ph.D. Chief Technology Officer
Caroline Bailey Analytics Service Delivery Lead, Chevron

Sponsors

Top 5 reasons to attend Cloudera Sessions 2018

Why should you spend the day with us? Here are the top 5 reasons to attend Cloudera Sessions…

Learn
Your machines are learning–don’t be left out. Discover how to manage and analyze the data coming from them.

Hear
Local companies are deriving real value from their data. They’ll share their stories on how they did it.

 

Empower
There's buzz and then there's information you can use back at work. You'll get the latter with 3 hands-on breakout sessions and a deep dive keynote on machine learning and AI.

Participate
There will be plenty of opportunity to interact with technical experts and our partners at the Ask The Expert panel.

 

Network
Meet the who’s who of local and like-minded data innovators.