Puget Sound Area Events

Below are listings of events in the Puget Sound area that are deemed to be of interest to DAMA-PS members and fellow data management professionals and practitioners.

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Upcoming events

    • January 16, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Sheraton Bellevue, 100 112th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA
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    January 2018 Chapter Meeting

    Data Management for Data Science and Advanced Data Analytics


    Tuesday, January 16th


    Speaker Michael Lisin, VP Data Science, SilverLogic Labs 

    Michael has 20 years of experience delivering data management and predictive analytics solutions to Fortune 100 companies and nonprofit customers, enabling businesses to discover hidden influences that can deliver big results. His work experience spans the entertainment, retail, travel, transportation, energy and financial industries. Michael holds an MBA and is a published author.

    What You Will Learn:

    Whether you are trying to create a simple report or deliver cutting edge predictive analytics to understand your customers – clean, well-organized, and well defined data is a key to a trustworthy and accurate result.  Michael will present his recent project about human emotion analysis. He will provide a high-level overview of:

    • Computer vision and Microsoft Cognitive Services, including face detection and emotion recognition (anger, contempt, disgust, fear, happiness, neutral, sadness, and surprise)
    • Data gathering, data quality control, and data governance


    Note:  January's Chapter Meeting will be the 3rd week of January.  Registration is currently not open but will open in 2018.




    • February 13, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD
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    February 2018 Chapter Meeting

    Tuesday, February 13th


    Speaker Todd Stabelfeldt

    Details to Follow


    Save the Date.  

    Registration is currently not open but will open in 2018.




    • March 13, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD
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    A Look Ahead to 2018....

    March 2018 Chapter Meeting

    Tuesday, March 13th

    Managing Data - Challenges / Risks In An Increasingly Regulated World

    Speaker Glenn Fourie, Senior Manager, Compliance Enablement at Concur

    What You Will Learn:

    • Challenges In Managing Data
    • The Data / Process Interactions
    • How Data Governance Is Now At the Center of Increasing Regulation Like GDPR

    Glenn specializes in leading Governance, Risk and Compliance teams in global multinationals.  He holds certifications in cyber-security, privacy and data management.  Glenn is also a certified enterprise architect and is experienced in Six Sigma and Microsoft technologies.  Glenn is currently Senior Manager of Compliance at SAP Concur in Bellevue, Wa.

    For more than two decades, Concur, an SAP company, has taken companies of all sizes and stages beyond automation to a completely connected spend management solution encompassing travel, expense, invoice, compliance and risk. Our global expertise and industry-leading innovation keep our customers a step ahead with time-saving tools, leading-edge technology and connected data, in a dynamic ecosystem of diverse partners and applications. User-friendly and business-ready, Concur unlocks powerful insights that help businesses reduce complexity and see spending clearly, so they can manage it proactively. Learn more at concur.com or the Concur blog.

    Save the Date.  Registration is currently not open but will open in 2018.




    • April 10, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD
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    April 2018 Chapter Meeting

    The 2018 State of the Chief Data Officer Role

    Tuesday, April 10th


    Speaker Mario Faria



    Save the Date.  

    Registration is currently not open but will open in 2018.

    Summary: Gartner predicts that by 2019, 90% of the large global organizations will have an appointed CDO. This presentation will cover the 2018 state of the market and the trends Gartner has been observing for data and analytics leaders. You will learn how to get appointed as a CDO and how to succeed in your new position, balancing authority and responsibility.

     Bio: Mario Faria is a Managing VP, leading the Office of the CDO, part of the Research and Advisory Group for Gartner.  He currently works with the Chief Data/Analytics/Digital Officers (CDO/CAO), senior data and analytics leaders, and C-level executives who are planning to create data and analytics organizations.  Mr. Faria helps clients define data and analytics roles, programs, digital transformation, staffing requirements, organizational design, governance, risk management and compliance.  He was one of the first Chief Data Officers in the world and has been guiding CDOs since 2011.






    • May 17, 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Embassy Suites, 3225 158th Ave. SE, Bellevue
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    A Look Ahead to 2018....

    DAMA Day 2018

    May 17, 2018

    Embassy Suites, Bellevue

    3225 158th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA

    Details to Follow.


    Save the Date.  

    Registration is currently not open but will open in 2018.




Past events

December 12, 2017 2017 Annual Holiday Party!
November 14, 2017 Enterprise Architecture and Data in the Time of the Cloud
October 10, 2017 October Chapter Meeting - Big Web Data & Deep Learning
September 12, 2017 Save the Date - Tuesday, September 12th - Monthly Chapter Meeting
September 12, 2017 September Chapter Meeting: Informal Networking with Your Peers
June 13, 2017 June Chapter Meeting, Tues. June 13th - Secure Data Design in Enterprise Architecture
May 18, 2017 DAMA Day 2017 - AI & IoT Modern Data Management using Billions of Things!
April 11, 2017 April Chapter Meeting: Informal Networking with Your Peers
March 14, 2017 March Chapter Meeting - Data Visualization to Improve Business Practices & Enhance Cybersecurity
February 15, 2017 February Chapter Meeting, WED. Feb 15th - The Art and Science of Designing Mission Critical Database Systems
January 17, 2017 Tues. Jan. 17th - Quantifying Happiness: A Data Driven Approach to Growing Amazing Organizations
December 13, 2016 A Reason to Celebrate the Season! 2016 Annual Holiday Party!
December 08, 2016 INTERFACE conference
December 01, 2016 Seattle Tech-Security Conference
November 08, 2016 Nov. Chapter Mtg - Agile Methodology Best Practices Applied to Data Management
November 07, 2016 Enterprise Data & BI Conference Europe 2016
October 13, 2016 Happy Hour with Dr.Gordon Everest! 10/13 (Thur) @Pyramid Alehouse
September 20, 2016 September Chapter Meeting - The Current State of The Chief Data Officer Role
May 19, 2016 DAMA Day 2016 - Big Data - Beyond the Hype
March 15, 2016 March Chapter Meeting: Informal Networking with Your Peers
March 01, 2016 March Chapter Meeting Postponed - Details TBD
February 09, 2016 February Chapter Meeting - Legal Aspects of Data Use
January 27, 2016 Seattle Data Science: Leveraging Apache Spark – Red Rock + Machine Learning
January 12, 2016 Data Warehousing: Current & Future (Big Data, Hybrid Architectures and Beyond)
December 10, 2015 Invitation Only - INTERFACE conference
November 10, 2015 November Chapter Meeting: The Ancient Secrets of Information Management
October 13, 2015 Oct Chapter Meeting: Advantages & Challenges of Building a Data Model
October 08, 2015 Data Warehouse 401 Series
September 08, 2015 Automating Big Data for Daily Operations
June 15, 2015 Data Warehouse 301 – a five part educational series
June 09, 2015 June Chapter Meeting: How to become a Chief Data Officer - the 5 golden rules to achieve success
April 21, 2015 April Chapter Meeting: A Simplified Approach to Data Management and Organizational Data Maturity
April 17, 2015 CDMP Bootcamp, Exam Prep
March 10, 2015 March Chapter Meeting: From a Facebook page to a social movement - The trajectory of the April 6th Youth Movement and youth civic participation in Egypt
February 10, 2015 Feb Chapter Meeting: Project Management for Information Architect - What your PM really wants from you
January 13, 2015 Jan Chapter Meeting: The Data Scientist and a Revolution in Business Value
December 11, 2014 2014 DAMA-PS Member Holiday Dinner and Michael Brackett Retirement
December 04, 2014 Invitation Only - INTERFACE conference
November 14, 2014 Nov Half Day Workshop: Introduction to Fact Modeling - Getting out of the traps of "Table Think"
November 13, 2014 Happy Hour with Dr.Gordon Everest! 11/13 (Thur) @ Pyramid Alehouse
November 03, 2014 4th Annual HIMSS NW Technology and Education Conference
October 24, 2014 Vaulting to Value with Patterns - Business Value via a “Universal Data Vault” architecture: Achieving productivity & agility by combining Data Model patterns & Data Vault patterns
October 23, 2014 Oct Chapter Meeting: Creativity, fun, and team work – an Aussie perspective
September 22, 2014 Data Warehouse 101: a FREE educational series by HIMSS, DAMA-PS, and TDWI
September 16, 2014 MongoDB Seattle 2014
September 09, 2014 Sept Chapter Meeting: Redefining Data Management: Data Management Without Managing Data
June 10, 2014 June Chapter Meeting: The Secret to Success of using Agile to Build an EDW
May 14, 2014 DAMA Day 2014 - Innovations in Data Management For Health Care and Research
April 22, 2014 IT Summit 2014 Seattle
April 08, 2014 April Chapter Meeting: The Next Generation of Big Data - Building Real-Time Models of Reality
March 13, 2014 March Chapter Meeting: IT Data Management Maturity
February 18, 2014 February Chapter Meeting - Meta-data Management + Governance = Business Results: A Case Study in Collaboration
January 14, 2014 January Chapter Meeting - Information Systems from the Info Out
December 17, 2013 AWC Holiday Party
December 10, 2013 2013 DAMA-PS Member Holiday Dinner
December 03, 2013 Final BIOB of 2013 - December 03
November 12, 2013 November Chapter Meeting: Integrating a New World -- Application Integration in the 21st Century World of Mobile, Social, Cloud and Big Data
October 24, 2013 TDWI NW Chapter - Agile Data Warehousing
October 23, 2013 Bridging the Gap between the Health Industry and Technology
October 18, 2013 Big Data Bootcamp October 2013
October 17, 2013 BI Over Beers - 3rd Year Anniversary! - Seattle - Thursday October 17th
October 08, 2013 The Object-Relational Impedance Mismatch and its Impact on Information Quality with Ron Fuller
October 07, 2013 DAMA-PS Members Receive Discount on Enterprise Architecture TOGAF® 9 Course
September 25, 2013 TechNW Series Part 1: Cloud & Big Data
September 24, 2013 The Zachman Framework: Solving General Management Problems with John Zachman
September 12, 2013 BI Over Beers
August 21, 2013 AWC Annual Career Boot Camp
August 21, 2013 2013 Health IT Summit in Seattle
August 08, 2013 Seattle Business Analytics Meet-Up
July 25, 2013 BI Over Beers
June 11, 2013 Looking Beyond the Obvious with James Orr
June 06, 2013 BI Over Beers June Event
May 30, 2013 Fremont Geek Meetup - DATA!

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