Schedule: Talk sessions

Location: Westside Ballroom
The winning entries and Best in Show winner are showcased for Strata Vizathlon, a data visualization contest produced in partnership with Juice Analytics. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
People correctly assume that in order to profit from big data, you have to acquire the data. We look at some cases of profiting from exploiting innovative ways of acquiring data. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Robert Kirkpatrick (United Nations)
The time has come for policymakers to begin using innovative technologies to analyze data exhaust, in order to protect communities from multiple slow-onset crises that threaten to reverse hard-won progress in human development. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Simon Rogers (Guardian)
Data increasingly drives news reporting, and the Guardian has been at the front of this change. Simon Rogers, editor of the Guardian's award-winning Datablog, will talk about how data is directing its coverage. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Michael Nelson (Microsoft Corporation)
There's never been a better time to reconsider transparency and talk about strategic leaking. In this talk, Michael Nelson—whose career has taken him from the White House to the boardrooms of the Fortune 500—looks at the naked corporation and what information can do when it flows intentionally between companies and their ecosystems. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
J. C. Herz (Batchtags LLC)
Too often analytics are seen as a black box by executives. JC Herz explores how to demystify the process and make analytics business-driven vs. technology-driven. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Quentin Hardy (New York Times)
A critical look at the day's proceedings Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
The first three of the five startups that were selected as Launch Pad finalists will deliver their pitches to the Strata Summit audience, to be judged later on Wednesday afternoon. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Coco Krumme (MIT Media Lab)
What billions of credit card transactions can tell us about the nature of habits, patterns of human movement, and the structure of urban economies. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Moderated by:
Mark Bolgiano (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
Panelists:
Donald F. Donahue (The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation ), John Bottega (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Donald F. Donahue, President and CEO of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), and Paul Sforza, CTO of the US Treasury Department, will discuss America’s first public financial services data utility. This project is being incorporated into our country’s existing information infrastructure to provide consistent, quality data to investors, institutions, and regulators. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Bradley Horowitz (Google), Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
An interview with Bradley Horowitz, VP Product for Google+ Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Michael Ferrari (Computer Sciences Corporation)
This is not your father's weather forecast. Businesses can be positively and negatively affected by weather conditions in deep and sometimes unanticipated ways. Whether they are surprise acute weather events or prolonged patterns that slowly enhance or curtail product demand, it is hard to find an industry that does not have some sort of operational or financial exposure to the atmosphere. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
The remaining two of the five startups that were selected as Launch Pad finalists will deliver their pitches to the Strata Summit audience, to be judged later on Wednesday afternoon. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Jennifer Zeszut (Scout Labs)
Consumers are generating an immense amount of text-based data via social and other channels. That's a treasure trove of insight IF we can can unlock intention, emotion and meaning. How well do computers do it today and what are some of the cutting-edge ways to improve accuracy in the near future? Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Gamiel Gran (Sierra Ventures), Roger Ehrenberg (IA Ventures), Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting)
Five startups will be selected to deliver their pitches to the Strata Summit audience, to be judged on Wednesday afternoon. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Marc Goodman (Future Crimes, Singularity University)
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While businesses around the world struggle to understand the how to profit from the information revolution, one class of enterprise has successfully mastered the challenge—international organized crime. Globally crime groups are rapidly transforming themselves into consumers of big data. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Edd Dumbill (Silicon Valley Data Science), Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting)
A look back over Strata Summit, and forward to the future of data. Read more.

Sponsors

  • Aster Data
  • EMC Greenplum
  • GE
  • Lexis Nexis
  • MarkLogic
  • Tableau Software
  • Cloudera
  • DataStax
  • Informatica
  • DataSift
  • Splunk
  • 1010data
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Connotate
  • Media-Science
  • Microsoft SQL Server

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Susan Stewart at sstewart@oreilly.com

Press & Media

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