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Make Data Work
September 26–27, 2016: Training
September 27–29, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Schedule: AMA sessions

11:20am–12:00pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Location: 1 C03
Martin Wicke (Google), Joshua Gordon (Google)
Martin Wicke and Josh Gordon field questions related to their tutorial, Deep Learning with TensorFlow. Read more.
1:15pm–1:55pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Location: 1 C03
Mark Grover (Lyft), Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera), Ted Malaska (Capital One)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Mark Grover, Jonathan Seidman, and Ted Malaska, the authors of Hadoop Application Architectures, participate in an open Q&A session on considerations and recommendations for the architecture and design of applications using Hadoop. Come with questions about your use case and its big data architecture or just listen in on the conversation. Read more.
2:05pm–2:45pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Location: 1 C03
Tyler Akidau (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Join Apache Beam and Google Cloud Dataflow engineers to ask all of your questions about stream processing. They'll answer everything from general streaming questions about concepts, semantics, capabilities, limitations, etc. to questions specifically related to Apache Beam, Google Cloud Dataflow, and other common streaming systems (Flink, Spark, Storm, etc.). Read more.
2:55pm–3:35pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Location: 1 C03
Ram Sriharsha (Databricks), Xiangrui Meng (Databricks)
Join Xiangrui Meng and Ram Sriharsha to discuss the state of Spark. Read more.
2:55pm–3:35pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Location: 1 E 09
Max Shron (Warby Parker)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Join Max Shron, former consultant on data science and current head of Warby Parker's data science team, for a Q&A all about data science consulting. Bring your questions about getting into the data science consulting business (or your questions about how to transition from consulting to something new). Even if you don't have questions, join in to hear what others are asking. Read more.
2:55pm–3:35pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Location: 1 E 14
DJ Patil (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy), Lynn Overmann (Office of the Chief Technology Officer)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 5 ratings)
Join DJ Patil and Lynn Overmann to ask your questions about data science at the White House. Read more.
4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Location: 1 C03
John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers), Julie Steele (Manifold)
John Akred, Stephen O'Sullivan, and Julie Steele will field a wide range of detailed questions about developing a modern data strategy, architecting a data platform, and best practices for CDO and its evolving role. Even if you don’t have a specific question, join in to hear what others are asking. Read more.
4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Location: 1 E 09
Jun Rao (Confluent), Ewen Cheslack-Postava (Confluent)
Join Apache Kafka cocreator and PMC chair Jun Rao and Apache Kafka committer and architect of Kafka Connect Ewen Cheslack-Postava for a Q&A session about Apache Kafka. Bring your questions about Kafka internals or key considerations for developing your data pipeline and architecture, designing your applications, and running in production with Kafka. Read more.