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Agenda Released for the Modern Data Stack Conference 2021

Agenda Released for the Modern Data Stack Conference 2021

This year’s conference includes 40+ sessions across four virtual stages and features some of the brightest minds in the data community.

By Chris Rose, August 30, 2021

The agenda for the Modern Data Stack Conference 2021 is now available. Taking place September 22–23, the event is free to attend

With 40+ sessions across four stages, the Modern Data Stack Conference brings together a diverse community of leading data analysts, data engineers and data leaders to discuss the impact, challenges and opportunities of modern analytics.

The conference features speakers from a wide range of businesses, including Asurion, AWS, Chick-fil-A, Databricks, DonorsChoose, ExxonMobil, Netflix, Netlify, Okta, Rappi, Snowflake and WW International.

With a spotlight this year on transformation, speakers will focus on the transformations they experienced within their analytics teams and the new insights and tooling they enabled. They will also share the best practices they employ to drive data-driven insights.

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Over two days, the conference will cover:

  • The Future of the Modern Data Stack: Which tools and technologies are shaping its evolution? 

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Data: How do you avoid analysis paralysis? Can you make data-backed decisions when the data’s not there? Enjoy bracing honesty from a diverse collection of data experts.

  • Building a Modern Data Stack for Your Company Type and Growth Stage: Expanding into a multi-cloud solution? Building an analytics program from the ground up? There’s a stack for you.

  • Modern Data Stack Best Practices: From security and data lakes to data visualization and transformations, learn optimal techniques for building and maintaining your stack.

  • A Modern Data Stack for Every Department: Learn how data teams are shrinking time to insight for the departments they support.

We’ve organized the Modern Data Stack Conference 2021 to benefit all data professionals, whether you’re an industry veteran or new to the world of analytics. You’ll discover new ways to work smarter and faster with data analytics and learn strategies and tactics that you can implement immediately.

We kick off the conference with a keynote on the future of analytics by Fivetran CEO George Fraser and Databricks CEO Ali Ghodsi. They will explore how teams and tools are changing analytics as we know it, and what’s next for the modern data stack.

On day two, you’ll get a masterclass in how to persuade people who aren’t moved by data alone. Professor Jonathan Haidt, social psychologist at New York University, will present the three main principles of moral psychology and show you how you can use them to supplement data-driven presentations.

Check out the complete agenda here and make sure to register to save your spot.

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