Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY

I+G conference sessions

Tuesday, September 29

9:00am–9:30am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Ari Gesher (Kairos Aerospace)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
Lessons from Palantir on how attention to UI design helps augment analytic capability, even when working with unstructured data. Read more.
9:30am–10:00am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Cack Wilhelm (Scale Venture Partners), Alex Rice (HackerOne)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
When most people think of hackers, they think of malicious and harmful cybersecurity breaches. In this session, we will reveal how to unleash "hackers for good." Read more.
10:00am–10:15am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Matthew Tamayo-Rios (Kryptnostic)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Organizations working with sensitive or highly regulated information such as financial firms, insurance companies, and law enforcement face a myriad of privacy, security, compliance, and data residency challenges. Searchable encryption helps tackle those challenges in public and private clouds. Read more.
10:15am–10:30am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Chris Wake (Spire Global, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Logistics within the next century will be defined by a massive increase in contextual data — from precise, up-to-the-minute weather forecasts, to door-to-door tracking across all oceans and remote territories of the planet. Read more.
10:30am–11:00am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Located in 3D, 1E Read more.
11:00am–11:30am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Ann Johnson (Interana)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
In the digital world, user events define how customers use and engage with your products. Tracking that data then helps you improve your offering, whether it’s dating or productivity tools. Read more.
11:30am–11:45am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Artificial intelligence-powered personal assistants are already among us and making our lives easier. Find out how and where that leads to in this session. Read more.
11:45am–12:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Peter Brodsky (HyperScience)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
Analyze your data bester, faster and cheaper with a general-purpose automated data scientist. Read more.
12:00pm–12:30pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Gary Marcus (Geometric Intelligence)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
For nearly half a century, AI has always seemed as if it was just beyond reach, less than two decades away. Yet "strong AI" in some ways still seems elusive. In this talk, I will give a cognitive scientist's perspective on AI. What have we learned, and what are we still struggling with? Is there anything that programmers of AI can still learn from studying the science of human cognition? Read more.
12:30pm–1:30pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Located in 3A & 3B Read more.
1:30pm–2:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
To innovate through data requires changing both technology and cultural processes. This talk uses the lens of data analytics to explore how companies can use data effectively, and how to identify opportunities to move beyond KPIs to use data as a resource for identifying new product and growth opportunities. Read more.
2:00pm–2:30pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Michael Dauber (Amplify Partners), Steven Petrevski (First Data Corporation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
Mike Dauber, Partner, Amplify Read more.
2:30pm–3:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Rajiv Maheswaran (Second Spectrum)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
We will discuss how spatiotemporal pattern recognition techniques have enabled machine understanding of sports at the level of a professional coach, how it has changed the way coaches coach and players play, and how we find and tell stories about the game. Read more.
3:00pm–3:30pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Located in 3A & 3B Read more.
3:30pm–4:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Shivon Zilis (Bloomberg Beta), Jacomo Corbo (QuantumBlack)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
Shivon Zillis, who's done work mapping the machine learning landscape for Bloomberg, will talk to Jacomo Corba about how his machine learning work to improve Formula 1 engineering team productivity became more generally applicable to help productivity and outcomes in other fields. Read more.
4:00pm–4:30pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Eva Ho (Susa Ventures), Jessica Stauth (Quantopian)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
In this session we will discuss how the latest crop of FinTech startups are turning to sophisticated on-line communities and open source technologies to compete with established Wall Street business models. We will explore the power of transparency and incentives in building communities, as well as the challenges from an investor’s and entrepreneur’s point of view. Read more.
4:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Harper Reed (Modest)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 5 ratings)
Harper Reed is a hacker/engineer who builds paradigm-shifting tech and leads others to do the same. Harper loves using the enormity of the internet to bring people together, whether as CTO of Obama for America, CTO at Threadless.com, or on his own projects. Read more.