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Make Data Work
22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

FinData Day

9:00 - 12:30, Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Location: Capital Suite 15

Finance is information. From analyzing risk and detecting fraud to predicting payments and improving customer experience, data technologies are transforming the financial industry. And we're diving deep into this change with a new day of data-meets-finance talks, tailored for Strata Data Conference events in the world's financial hubs. Bringing together bankers, analysts, entrepreneurs, financiers, and technologists, it's a can't-miss day for anyone working in the financial sector.

Tuesday, 23/05/2017

9:00

9:00–9:30 Tuesday, 23/05/2017
FinData, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 15
Level: Non-technical
Doron Reuter (ING)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
Join Doron Reuter to learn how ING is creating value with big data, advanced analytics, and artificial intelligence. Read more.

9:30

9:30–10:00 Tuesday, 23/05/2017
FinData, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 15
Secondary topics:  AI
Level: Non-technical
Aida Mehonic (The Alan Turing Institute)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Quantitative finance has been a key feature in the financial industry for over 30 years. Big data, machine learning, and AI are increasingly being used today, but is the financial industry actually ready for AI? Aida Mehonic explores some of the most common applications of AI in finance and shares the typical challenges of data transformation and AI adoption that financial institutions face. Read more.

10:00

10:00–10:30 Tuesday, 23/05/2017
FinData, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 15
Level: Non-technical
Colin White (Goldman Sachs)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
Colin White discusses Goldman Sachs's industrialization program, under which it is digitizing processes, rules, and data in order to decrease cost, reduce time to market, and manage the risk of repetitive business processes. Goldman Sachs is taking models seriously; the data that is generated offers real insights into how to optimize its business. Read more.

10:30

10:30–11:00 Tuesday, 23/05/2017
Location: Capital Suite 15
Break (30m)

11:00

11:00–11:30 Tuesday, 23/05/2017
FinData
Location: Capital Suite 15
Simon Wardley (Leading Edge Forum)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 7 ratings)
Simon Wardley examines the issue of situational awareness and explains how it applies to technology. Using examples from government, finance, and defense, Simon explores how you can map your environment, identify opportunities to exploit, and learn to play the game. Read more.

11:30

11:30–12:00 Tuesday, 23/05/2017
FinData, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 15
Level: Intermediate
Tanvi Singh (Credit Suisse)
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
Regtech is one of the fastest growing areas in financial world. Tanvi Singh showcases the use of data science tools and techniques in this space and offers a holistic view of how to do surveillance and monitoring using a man + machine approach. Read more.

12:00

12:00–12:30 Tuesday, 23/05/2017
FinData, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 15
Level: Beginner
Average rating: ***..
(3.30, 10 ratings)
Drawing on use cases from Trifacta customers, the speaker explains how to leverage data wrangling solutions in the insurance industry to streamline, strengthen, and improve data analytics initiatives on Hadoop. Read more.