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Thu, Nov 02

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Productivity Innovation Center (PIC)

DAMA Edmonton's 9th Annual Conference

Get ready for DAMA Edmonton's highly anticipated 9th annual fall conference! Join us on November 2-3, 2023 for two days of immersive learning and networking opportunities.

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DAMA Edmonton's 9th Annual Conference
DAMA Edmonton's 9th Annual Conference

Time & Location

Nov 02, 2023, 7:30 a.m. MDT – Nov 04, 2023, 6:00 p.m. MDT

Productivity Innovation Center (PIC), 10210 Princess Elizabeth Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 0Y2, Canada

About the event

“Generating Business Value with Augmented Intelligence”

Let's build our AI and Data Analytics Community together - learn about new initiatives and resources we are generating for you in the Alberta & Canada Region - especially how enterprise adoption of AI will provide significant business opportunities.  You will also learn about the "AI Foundation" - A Richard Sutton initiative and how you can contribute.

DAMA Edmonton is hosting DAMA Days Canada, a National Data Management Conference, at the Productivity Innovation Center (PIC Building), on Nov 2-4, 2023. The Conference in-person event is held simultaneously in six provinces across Canada by seven DAMA Chapters affiliated with DAMA International. Attendees will be able to access a video-stream (live).

Who should attend: CDOs, CIOs, CTOs, Data Management Professionals from all areas of Data and Generative AI, including Data Analysts, Data Architects, Data Governance Professionals, Data Protection & Security Professionals, Data Scientists, Application Developers, Data Warehouse Specialists, Data Visualization Professionals, Machine Learning Engineers, Business Intelligence Professionals, and Artificial Intelligence Researchers & Developers.

Learn from experts and thought leaders from the US and across Canada. Approximately 40 sessions (across 3 tracks – one in-person and the others live-streamed from other DAMA Chapters) over 2 days will cover all aspects of the Data Management (DM) profession. A third day is devoted to Certified AI Professional and Certified Data and Data Governance Professionals.

Presentations will be live-streamed from the following Chapters: DAMA Calgary, DAMA NCR-RCN (DAMA Ottawa), IRMAC (DAMA Toronto), DAMA Vancouver, DAMA Winnipeg, and DAMA Montreal.

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Memberships & Discounts: In addition to the valuable benefits offered to DAMA Edmonton Members, a significant discount is available to annual members. We encourage you to purchase a membership to gain access to these benefits. You can learn more about those benefits and purchase membership here.

A 20% Early Bird discounts is available for Member and Non-Member tickets until September 15th, 2023:

  • For 2-Day Passes, use the coupon code: 2DAYEARLYBIRD
  • For 1-Day Passes, use the coupon code: 1DAYEARLYBIRD
  • For 2-Day Virtual Passes, use the coupon: 2DAYVIRTUALEARLYBIRD

Please note that early bird discounts are not available for the already reduced student and underemployed ticket prices.

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Confirmed Edmonton speakers include:

Nov 2

  • 8.00am-8.55am: Light Breakfast
  • 9.00am-9.55am: KEYNOTE: Dr. Richard Sutton (AMII Fellow; Fellow of the Royal Society, Father of Reinforcement Learning)"Understanding Intelligence by Creating AI" 
  • 10.00am-10.45am: Celia Wanderly (CTO-AltaML) - "From Project to Product, Accelerating Enterprise Adopting of AI"
  • 10.45am-11.15am Coffee Break and Networking
  • 11.15am - 12.10pm: Kimberly Nevala (Strategic Advisor & Advisory Business Solution Manager, SAS Institute "Strategies to generate business value with AI"
  • 12.15pm-12.55pm - Lunch and Networking
  • 1.00pm-1.55pm: Daniel Haight (Founder - Darkhorse Analytics) - "Data visualization is a super-power"
  • 2.00pm - 2.50pm: Katrina Ingram (Founder and CEO, Ethically Aligned AI) - "Ethical AI Design Practices"
  • 2.50pm-3.15pm Coffee Break and Networking
  • 3.15pm-4.10pm: Robert Perez (Director Enterprise Information Governance - UofA) "Data Management - Embrace the Future"
  • 4.15pm-5.10pm: Bruce Matichuk (Co-founder, Health Gauge) - "Health Gauge and MedWatch - AI applications"
  • 5.15p-6.45pm Attendees Reception
  • 7.00pm-Onwards: Speakers Dinner - by invitation only

Nov 3

  • 8am-8.55am: Light Breakfast
  • 9.00am-9.55am: KEYNOTE: Dr. David Marco, PhD., CBIP, CDP (Consultant & Author Metadata Management, Data Governance, Data Literacy)"AI, ML, and ChatGPT’s Role in Data Management​"
  • 10.00am-10.45am: Stacey Corbett (Manager of Geospatial Analytics, EPCOR) & Garrett Corkery (Planning Analyst, EPCOR) - “Leveraging Data Science in an Integrated Utility”
  • 10.45am-11.15am Coffee Break and Networking
  • 11.15am - 12.10pm: Kris Andreychuk (Manager, Data Science & Research, City of Edmonton) - “Secret Sauce” of Canada’s Top Public Sector Data Science Team"
  • 12.15pm-12.55pm - Lunch and Networking
  • 1.00pm-1.55pm: Malcolm Bruce (CEO, Edmonton Global) "The Edmonton region – North America’s fastest growing tech ecosystem"
  • 2.00pm - 2.25pm: Kewal Dhariwal (Executive Director, ICCP) - "Certifications in AI, Data, Data Science & Data Management"
  • 2.25pm-2.50pm: Quamrul Huda (JR Shaw Applied Research Chair in Industrial Automation, NAIT) - “How machine data, analytics & industrial automation interact”
  • 2.50pm-3.15pm Coffee Break and Networking
  • 3.15pm-4.10pm: Tatyana Sukhina (SIA Partners) - "“Maximizing Corporate Knowledge: Elevate your business with a private generative AI assistant”
  • 4.10pm-5.00pm Door Prizes

Presenting via live stream to Edmonton:

  • Peter Aiken andTrudy Curtis from the Calgary Chapter
  • Karen Lopez from the Toronto Chapter
  • Ellen Brown from the Ottawa and Calgary Chapters
  • Jeff Johnson from the Vancouver Chapter 
  • + more from each of the chapters.

Nov 4  (Workshops)

  • 8.30am-8.55am Light Breakfast
  • 9.00am-12.00pm: Kewal Dhariwal (Executive Director, ICCP) - "Certification Exam Cram: AI, Data, Data Governance, Data Management"
  • 9.00am-12.00pm: Bruce Matichuk (Co-founder, Health Gauge) - "Customizing ChatGPT"
  • 12.00pm-12.30pm - Light Lunch (Soup & Sandwiches/Wraps)
  • 12.30pm-6.00pm: Certification Examinations, Zero Risk – Pay if you pass, Take up to 3 examinations in the one afternoon, full performance profile available - pass or fail

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CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP LEVELS & BENEFITS

Platinum Sponsorship

($5,000)

  1. Sponsor’s logo, 100 word description, and links prominently displayed on all conference web pages.
  2. Sponsor’s logo prominently displayed and mentioned in all conference promotional material and media.
  3. Two full pages of sponsor’s ad in conference program.
  4. One half-hour keynote speaking slot is provided during the conference.  The keynote will be carried live across Canada
  5. Corporate banner and marketing collateral at the registration desk.
  6. Best placement for sponsor’s ad on the main theatre’s screen during conference.
  7. Sponsor’s promotional and marketing material in delegates’ bags.
  8. Sponsor is acknowledged at the opening and closing of the conference.
  9. Three free conference registrations.
  10. Two free booth space (or one large one) for the exhibition of sponsor’s products and services.
  11. Opportunity to co-sponsor lunch and to speak during lunch.

Gold Sponsor

($3,500)

  1. Sponsor’s logo, 50 word company word description and links conspicuously displayed on all conference web pages.
  2. Sponsor is mentioned in all convention promotional material and media.
  3. One full page of sponsor’s ad in the conference program.
  4. Excellent placement for sponsor’s ad on the main theatre’s screen during conference.
  5. Sponsor’s promotional and marketing material in delegates’ bags.
  6. Sponsor is acknowledged during the opening and closing of the conference.
  7. Two free conference registrations.
  8. One free booth space for the exhibition of sponsor’s products and services.
  9. Opportunity to co-sponsor lunch.

Silver Sponsor

($2,500)

  1. Sponsor’s logo and links displayed on all convention web pages.
  2. Sponsor is mentioned in all conference promotional material and media.
  3. Half page of sponsor’s ad in the conference program.
  4. Excellent placement for sponsor’s ad on the main theatre’s screen during conference.
  5. Sponsor’s promotional and marketing material in delegates’ bags.
  6. Sponsor is acknowledged during the opening and closing of the conference.
  7. One free convention registration.
  8. One free booth space for the exhibition of sponsor’s products and services.
  9. Opportunity to co-sponsor breakfast.

Bronze Sponsor

($1,500)

  1. Sponsor’s logo and links displayed on all conference web pages.
  2. Sponsor is mentioned in all conference promotional material and media.
  3. One-quarter page of sponsor’s ad in the conference program.
  4. Good placement for sponsor’s ad on the main theatre’s screen during conference.
  5. Sponsor’s company leaflet in delegates’ bags.
  6. Fifty percent discount on booth space.
  7. Opportunity to co-sponsor coffee.

Conference Floor Exhibition Booth

($350)

  1. Opportunity to visit one-on-one with conference attendees during the conference.
  2. Educate conference attendees about exhibitor’s products and services.
  3. Opportunity to network and cultivate with conference sponsors, fellow exhibitors, and conference attendees.

Schedule


  • 10 hours 30 minutes

    Day 1


  • 9 hours

    Day 2

1 more item available

Tickets

  • 2-Day Pass

    From $400.00 to $550.00
    • $400.00
      +$10.00 service fee
    • $550.00
      +$13.75 service fee
  • 1-Day Pass

    From $225.00 to $295.00
    • $225.00
      +$5.63 service fee
    • $295.00
      +$7.38 service fee
  • Virtual 2-Day Pass

    From $225.00 to $325.00
    • $225.00
      +$5.63 service fee
    • $325.00
      +$8.13 service fee
  • Student Tickets

    From $50.00 to $100.00
    • $100.00
      +$2.50 service fee
    • $50.00
      +$1.25 service fee
  • Workshop: Bruce Matichuk

    In-Person Workshop with Bruce Matichuk. Hands-on workshop on generative AI and related topics. Morning delivery, afternoon customized development.

    From $145.00 to $195.00
    • $145.00
      +$3.63 service fee
    • $195.00
      +$4.88 service fee
  • Virtual Workshop: Bruce M.

    Virtual Workshop with Bruce Matichuk. Hands-on workshop on generative AI and related topics. Morning delivery, afternoon customized development.

    From $75.00 to $95.00
    • $75.00
      +$1.88 service fee
    • $95.00
      +$2.38 service fee
  • Workshop: Kewal Dhariwal

    In-Person Workshop with Kewal Dhariwal AI/ML, Data Professionals, Data Governance Professionals, Data Scientists, and Data Management, etc. ExamCram

    From $145.00 to $195.00
    • $145.00
      +$3.63 service fee
    • $195.00
      +$4.88 service fee
  • Virtual Workshop: Kewal D.

    Virtual Workshop with Kewal Dhariwal AI/ML, Data Professionals, Data Governance Professionals, Data Scientists, and Data Management, etc. ExamCram

    From $75.00 to $95.00
    • $75.00
      +$1.88 service fee
    • $95.00
      +$2.38 service fee
  • Corporate Conference Sponsor

    Please refer to the event description for a full list of benefits for the different sponsorship tiers. Thank you!

    From $350.00 to $5,000.00
    • $5,000.00
    • $3,500.00
    • $2,500.00

Total

$0.00

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