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DAMA Days 2013

  • March 06, 2013
  • 8:00 AM
  • March 07, 2013
  • 5:00 PM
  • Bell Harbor Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66, Seattle


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DAMA Days 2013
Two full days -- two great seminars! 

Great rates to attend one or both days!

Group  Discounts still available!


The Puget Sound Chapter of DAMA is pleased to present our 2013 DAMA Days on March 6-7, 2013.  Take advantage of this rare opportunity to hear international speakers and their insights on the latest data virtualization and BI trends and opportunities.


Don't miss this chance to hear and meet with industry thought leaders at the spectacular Bell Harbor International Conference Center on the Seattle waterfront.  All right here in Seattle!

Workshop Details

Wednesday, March 6th
Data Virtualization for Business Agility, with Rick van der Lans

What is data virtualization?  Is it only for mega-companies?  How does it reduce data duplication and improve data quality?  How does it streamline the enterprise data flow?  How does it speed data exchange between systems, so the business can make the right decision with the right data, at the right time with the right cost?   How can I implement data virtualization?  What products are available? 

Explore these questions and more with Rick F. van der Lans.  Rick is the chairman of the European BI and Data Warehousing Conference.  He was a featured speaker at the Third Annual Data Virtualization Day , New York, 2012

Data Virtualization Case Studies, with Bob Reary, Composite Software 

Peter Tran from Composite Software, a leader in data virtualization, will present actual case studies of data virtualization strategies and successes.  He will include a case studies based on clients' experiences.  There will be plenty of time for Q and A with Peter and Rick!


Thursday, March 7

The BI Ecosystem and Best Business Practices with Wayne Eckerson

Wayne will be presenting two-seminars in one day!

Big Data, unstructured data. All kinds of data everywhere. How do you turn data into useful information in time?  What are the trends and best practices in business intelligence? How do you align tools and architectures with BI?  How do you deliver value fast from BI and analytical initiatives? How do you translate insights into business impact?  How do you harness data for business gain?

This session will answer these question and unveil the secrets to success of top BI and analytical leaders, covering both the “soft stuff” of people, processes, and projects and the “hard stuff” of architecture, tools, and data.  Wayne Eckerson is a world-renowned speaker, author and thought leader in the exploding business intelligence and analytics field

Attendees of this seminar will receive Wayne's latest book, "Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders " as well as a 200-page manual of the two-day-in-one seminar.




At these rates, please pay when you register.  We will not be taking payment at the door.

DAMA Members:          $150  for one-day seminar

                                        or $295 for both days


NonMembers:              $199 for one-day seminar

                                       or $395 for both days

 Join DAMA-PS today to save $$$ on this event!


Group Discounts:

3-4 Registrations:      $240 each for two full days

5-9 Registrations:     $175 each for two full days

10 or More Registrations:

                                        $145 for two full days

Less than the one-day rate!

Academic:                    $75 for one-day seminar     

                                        or  $150 for both days

      Students in data programs and student ID required

  • All workshop materials
  • Continental breakfast, lunch buffet and breaks
  • Bonus! Attendees of Wayne Eckerson seminar will receive a complementary copy of Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders by Wayne Eckerson as well as a 200-page manual for his seminar
  • 8 hours ICCP re-certification credit per day
  • Free parking at Bell Harbor Convention Center

    Rick F. van der Lans is an international consultant, author and lecturer specializing in business intelligence, data warehousing and database technology. He is the Managing Director of R20/Consultancy. Rick has advised many large companies worldwide on defining their data warehouse architectures. He is the chairman of the European BI and Data Warehousing Conference (organized annually in London), a columnist for two major newspapers in the Benelux, and he writes regularly for the B-eye-Network. He is the author of the first book on SQL entitled “Introduction to SQL”.  His most recent book, “Data Virtualization for BI Systems” was published in of 2012.


    Wayne Eckerson has been a thought leader in the business intelligence and analytics field since the early 1990's. For  many years, Wayne served as director of education and research at The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) where he oversaw the company’s content and training programs and chaired its BI Executive Summit.  Wayne is the author of two widely read books “Performance Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business” (2005, 2010) and “The Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders.”(2012). Wayne is currently director of research and founder of the BI Leadership Forum, a research and education service offering regular briefings to directors of BI and analytical programs on emerging technologies and trends. As a consultant, Wayne provides advice and assistance to user and vendor organizations, and conducts in-house workshops on numerous topics. Wayne also writes a popular weekly blog called “Wayne’s World of BI”. He can be reached

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