Digital transformation, increasing regulation and a changing economy means it is now crucial to advance in high-quality analytical investment data tools, analytics, and technology to support investment decisions, customize data, present more visually compelling information, and streamline workflow.

31st May, 2019- Friday- Day 2

Participants registration and refreshments.

  • Arnie Wachs, Principal, Head of our Data Management Practice, Cutter Associates


  • Sam Millar,Senior Manager, Performance Analytics, NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp)

Refreshments and Networking opportunity for participants.

To succeed in a data-driven world, it is critical that businesses have
an effective data governance strategy in place to truly maximise
the full potential of their information assets – and, by extension,
the potential of AI.
In this session, discover how having an effective data governance
strategy will not only provide the agility needed to keep up with
the increasing technological demand, but in addition prepare your
business for the legislative requirements yet to come.


  • Lisa Zavaroni, Data Governance Lead, Metlife
  • Threat analysis – how intelligence surrounding current attacks can be used to strengthen the control environment
  • End user awareness – how to make cybersecurity stick
  • Incident response – building a resilient management team
    • Panellists:

      • Darthea Clydsdale,Information Risk Analyst, QIC

    Lunch and Networking opportunity for participants.

    Organizations want to leverage the power of Big Data, whether
    from business opportunity perspective or data value perspective,
    or from technology perspective. But how to Govern Data in this
    new world?

    • Significance of Data Governance in Financial industry
    • What basics should be in place for implementing a Data Governance
    • Assessing then Data eco system
    • Giving a perspective on how technology is vital in implementing
      Data Governance on a Big Data environment


    • Darshil Mehta, Head of Data Governance, Bupa Australia &
      New Zealand
    • Why analytics is hard to do
    • Data quality and data relationships
    • Flexibility v consistency
    • What a modelling interface should look like
    • Portfolio modelling in Python


    • Ben Watson,CEO, Maroon Analytics Australia

    Refreshments and Networking opportunity for participants.

    • The majority of ML/AI is built for machines (i.e. automation), this
      focus leaves too many unexplored opportunities
    • Improve decision making, find new opportunities and minimise
      blind spots with ML for Humans
    • Find out how to get ML/AI working for you and your organisation
    • Examples of what this looks like in practise


    • Felipe Flores, Founder and Podcast Host, Data Futurology

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