Programme of Events 2017-2018


Wednesday, September 20, 4:30 pm, IRMAC General Meeting

  • Dr. Kewal Dhariwal, Data Professionals and Credentials - value, differentiation, recognition

Wednesday, October 18, 4:30 pm, IRMAC General Meeting

  • Karen Lopez, Surviving as a Data Architect in a Polyglot Database World

Wednesday, November 15, 4:30 pm, IRMAC General Meeting

  • Ozge Yeloglu, Business Intelligence to Artificial Intelligence
  • Felipe Andrade, Microsoft Data and AI Services

Wednesday, December 20, 4:30 pm, IRMAC General Meeting

  • Tales from The Data Trenches II – Holiday Roundtable

Wednesday, January 17, 4:30 pm, IRMAC General Meeting

  • Neil Hepburn, A Brief History of Hadoop vs. The Cloud

Wednesday, February 7 - Thursday, February 8, 4th Annual Big Data & Analytics Summit Canada

Wednesday, February 21, 4:30 pm, IRMAC General Meeting

  • Deborah Henderson, Data Management Controls and the GDPR

Wednesday, March 21, 4:30 pm, IRMAC General Meeting

  • Matthew Mandich, The Moneyball CIO - Learning the Science of Decision Making

Wednesday, April 18, 4:30 pm, IRMAC Special Meeting

  • Future Directions

Thursday, April 19 - Sunday, April 22, Data Management Conference, Calgary

Sunday, April 22 - Friday, April 27, Enterprise Data World, San Diego

Wednesday, May 16, 4:30 pm, IRMAC General Meeting

  • Afsaneh Afkari, How DevOps can help DATA and Information Management

Tuesday, June 5 - Wednesday, June 6, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Canada

Tuesday, June 12 - Wednesday, June 13, Big Data & AI Conference (Toronto)

Wednesday, June 20, 11:30 am, IRMAC Annual Lunch & AGM

  • Our Changing Data Community

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In putting together the programme we are indebted to association members who put forward ideas or who offer themselves or others as speakers. If you have suggestions for forthcoming presentations, please contact our Programme Director