2019 Planner

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Registration (No Breakfast Nov. 4)
7:00 am - 8:00 am
AM Workshop
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
John Muyskens | Washington Post
8:00 am
At GG-C
Workshop
beginner
At GG-C
Workshop | beginner
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Felix Elwert | University of Wisconsin
8:00 am
At GG-E/F
Workshop
intermediate
At GG-E/F
Workshop | intermediate
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Introduction to Apache Kafka

8:00 am | 240 min
Mark Fei | Confluent
8:00 am
At GG-B
Workshop
beginner
At GG-B
Workshop | beginner
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Lunch - Provided
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
PM Workshop
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Adam Yatooma | Google Cloud @ Google
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
At GG-A
Workshop
intermediate
At GG-A
Workshop | intermediate
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Felix Elwert | University of Wisconsin
1:00 pm
At GG-E/F
Workshop
intermediate
At GG-E/F
Workshop | intermediate
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John Muyskens | Washington Post
1:00 pm
At GG-C
Workshop
beginner
At GG-C
Workshop | beginner
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Introduction to Apache Kafka

1:00 pm | 240 min
Mark Fei | Confluent
1:00 pm
At GG-B
Workshop
beginner
At GG-B
Workshop | beginner
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Hot Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Welcome
8:00 am - 8:30 am
AM-1 (Plenary)
8:30 am - 9:15 am

Healthcare Panel Discussion

8:30 am | 45 min
8:30 am
At Ballroom C
Panel
beginner
At Ballroom C
Panel | beginner
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Transition
9:15 am - 9:20 am

Water Data Hackathon

9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Matthew Kauffman | The Hartford Courant
Michael Morisy | MuckRock
9:15 am - 4:00 pm
At Lobby workspace
Invited Talk
beginner
At Lobby workspace
Invited Talk | beginner
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Second Annual FOIA Fest

9:15 am - 5:00 pm
9:15 am - 5:00 pm
At Lobby Workspace
Invited Talk
beginner
At Lobby Workspace
Invited Talk | beginner
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AM-2
9:20 am - 10:05 am
Brenna Kizer and WMRUG | Spectrum Health
9:20 am
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Roy Hasson | AWS
9:20 am
At GG-D
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-D
Contributed Talk | beginner
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The Big Deal about Big Data

9:20 am | 45 min
Pat Bailey | Calvin University
9:20 am
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | beginner
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9:20 am
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Keli Christopher | The STEM Greenhouse
9:20 am
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
beginner
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | beginner
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Refreshment Break
10:05 am - 10:25 am
AM-3
10:25 am - 11:10 am

Mixing D3 and R

10:25 am | 40 min
Randall Pruim | Calvin University
10:25 am
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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Textmining College Values

10:50 am | 20 min
Peter Bradley | Ferris State University
10:50 am
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Patrick Anderson | Grand Valley State University
10:25 am
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Thomas Quasarano | State Operations Division - Michigan
10:25 am
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
beginner
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | beginner
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Data Warehouse Modernization

10:25 am | 45 min
Roy Hasson | AWS
10:25 am
At GG-D
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-D
Contributed Talk | beginner
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AM-4 (Keynote)
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Sheldon H. Jacobson | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:15 am
At Ballroom C
Keynote
beginner
At Ballroom C
Keynote | beginner
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Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
PM-1
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Getting MongoDB to speak SQL

1:30 pm | 45 min
Austin Zellner | MongoDB
1:30 pm
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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FOIA Law: A Hands-On Session

1:30 pm | 45 min
Marisa Kwiatkowski | USA Today
1:30 pm
At Lobby Workspace
Invited Talk
beginner
At Lobby Workspace
Invited Talk | beginner
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Steve Howard | Confluent
1:30 pm
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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Kent Stroker | VMware
1:30 pm
At GG-D
Workshop
intermediate
At GG-D
Workshop | intermediate
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Jowei Chen | University of Michigan
1:30 pm
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
beginner
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | beginner
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Transition
2:15 pm - 2:20 pm
PM-2
2:20 pm - 3:05 pm
Kent Stroker | VMware
2:20 pm
At GG-D
Workshop
intermediate
At GG-D
Workshop | intermediate
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Brendan Bonthuis | Gordon Food Service
2:20 pm
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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Brian Tol | SpinDance
2:20 pm
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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David J Corliss | Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
2:20 pm
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
intermediate
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | intermediate
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Refreshment Break
3:05 pm - 3:25 pm
PM-3
3:25 pm - 4:10 pm
Kent Stroker | VMware
3:25 pm
At GG-D
Workshop
intermediate
At GG-D
Workshop | intermediate
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Randy Kerber | Independent Consultant
3:50 pm
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
advanced
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | advanced
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Yunju Lee | Grand Valley State University
3:25 pm
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Mukundan Agaram | Delta Dental of Michigan
3:25 pm
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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John Muyskens | Washington Post
3:25 pm
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
beginner
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | beginner
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Transition
4:10 pm - 4:15 pm
PM-4 (Panel)
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Kris Pachla | Regional Math and Science Center/MiSTEM Network Region 8
Keli Christopher | The STEM Greenhouse
Sheldon H. Jacobson | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dawn McCotter | Van Andel Institute
4:15 pm
At Ballroom C
Panel
beginner
At Ballroom C
Panel | beginner
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BDI AFTER PARTY presented by Google Cloud, MongoDB, Confluent and Collibra! Roam Restaurant, across from DeVos Place.
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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Networking After Party

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | 120 min
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
At ROAM by San Chez Bistro
Event
na
At ROAM by San Chez Bistro
Event | na
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Hot Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Welcome
8:00 am - 8:30 am
AM-1 (Plenary)
8:30 am - 9:15 am

Digital Transformation Panel

8:30 am | 45 min
8:30 am
At Ballroom C
Panel
beginner
At Ballroom C
Panel | beginner
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Transition
9:15 am - 9:20 am
AM-2
9:20 am - 10:05 am
David Proksch | Snowflake, Inc.
9:20 am
At GG-B
Workshop
beginner
At GG-B
Workshop | beginner
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Chris Kucharczyk | IDEO
9:20 am
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
beginner
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | beginner
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GVSU Graduate Students | Grand Valley State University
9:20 am
At GG-D
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-D
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Chad Botbyl & Jim Carson | Service Express
9:20 am
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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Refreshment Break
10:05 am - 10:25 am
AM-3
10:25 am - 11:10 am
Neal Rogness and DataFest Students | Grand Valley State University
10:25 am
At GG-D
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-D
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Robust Machine Learning

10:25 am | 20 min
David Zeitler | Grand Valley State University Statistics
10:25 am
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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How does Michigan Stack Up?

10:25 am | 45 min
Michael Bloem | Big Data Ignite
10:25 am
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Brian Tol | SpinDance
10:25 am
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
beginner
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | beginner
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Transition
11:10 am - 11:15 am
AM-4 (Plenary)
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Tim Merkle | Steelcase, Inc.
11:15 am
At Ballroom C
Keynote
beginner
At Ballroom C
Keynote | beginner
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Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
PM-1
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Rob Montroy and Anthony Watkins | Van Andel Institute
1:30 pm
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Jorge Lozano | Steelcase
1:30 pm
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Laura Kapitula | Grand Valley State University
1:30 pm
At GG-D
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-D
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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Omar Malik | Grand Valley State University
1:30 pm
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
intermediate
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | intermediate
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Transition
2:15 pm - 2:20 pm
PM-2
2:20 pm - 3:05 pm
Neil Carlson | Calvin University
2:20 pm
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
beginner
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | beginner
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Greg Terrell | LooUQ
2:20 pm
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Ivan Assenov | Scale Campaign
2:20 pm
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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David Shirey | Shirey Consulting Services
2:20 pm
At GG-D
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-D
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Refreshment Break
3:05 pm - 3:25 pm
PM-3
3:25 pm - 4:10 pm
Nick VanderLaan | VanData LLC
3:25 pm
At GG-D
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-D
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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Dinesh Pillai | Meijer
3:25 pm
At GG-B
Contributed Talk
intermediate
At GG-B
Contributed Talk | intermediate
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Rachel Levy | Google Cloud @ Google
3:25 pm
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk
intermediate
At GG-E/F
Invited Talk | intermediate
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Neil Carlson | Calvin University
3:25 pm
At GG-C
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-C
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Brent Hawkins | TR Data Strategy
3:50 pm
At GG-D
Contributed Talk
beginner
At GG-D
Contributed Talk | beginner
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Transition
4:10 pm - 4:15 pm
PM-4 (Closing)
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Session

4:15 pm
4:15 pm
At Ballroom C
Event
beginner
At Ballroom C
Event | beginner
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