2023 Analytics Symposium Agenda

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2022 Agenda


October, 2022

Summit & Reception

8:00 AM

ALC Summit (ALC Clients-Only)

at Highmark Health Headquarters

5:30 PM

Welcome Reception

We welcome all Symposium and Summit attendees to the Renaissance Hotel.


October, 2022


at Highmark Health Event Center

7:30 AM

Breakfast / Open Networking

Check-in table in the lobby, then head upstairs to the auditorium for breakfast.

8:30 AM

Welcome Address

Jack Phillips – CEO, IIA
Karen Hanlon – COO, Highmark Health

9:00 AM

AI Today (and Tomorrow): Changing the Way We Work

Tom Davenport – Author (Competing on Analytics, The AI Advantage), Professor (Babson College), Visiting Professor (Oxford University)

9:45 AM

Linking IoT with AI: From the International Space Station to Pediatric Medicine

Christopher Martin – Director, Bosch Carnegie Institute
Samarjit Das – Principal Researcher, Senior Manager, Bosch
Kelly Shields, PhD – Senior Research Data Scientist, Highmark Health
Joseph Aracri, DO – System Chair of Pediatric, Highmark Health

10:30 AM

Morning Break / Open Networking

11:00 AM

ANNY Award

Bill Franks – CAO, IIA and Director, Center for Statistics and Analytical Research, Kennesaw State University

12:00 PM

Lunch / Open Networking

1:00 PM

Transitioning Analytics Workloads to the Cloud

Richard Clarke – CAO, Highmark Health
Malcolm Postings – Head of Living Health Dynamic Platform
Brian Sampsel – VP, Analytics Strategy, IIA

1:40 PM

Bias in Analytics: Three Mitigation Strategies to Adopt Today

Shingai Manjengwa – Director, Technical Education, Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence & Founder, Fireside Analytics

2:20 PM

Building an Analytics Organization to Elevate Your Team

Brandon Southern – Senior Manager, BI, Last Mile Safety and Performance, Amazon

3:00 PM

Afternoon Break / Open Networking

3:30 PM

Data Analytics Strategies and Disruption

Liz Marsh – Director of Data & Analytics Product & Design, DICK’s Sporting Goods
Keith Moody – Senior Director, Analytics and Business Intelligence, Discount Tire
Tuell Green – Managing Director, Operations Research & Advanced Analytics, American Airlines
Bill Franks – CAO, IIA and Director, Center for Statistics and Analytical Research, Kennesaw State University

4:10 PM

Organizing Analytics and Data Science: Are You Stuck in Your Comfort Zone?

Drew Smith – VP of Global Data and Analytics, Little Caesar Enterprises

4:50 PM – 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Jack Phillips will briefly tie together the day’s themes and invite everyone to Networking Happy Hour at 5:30pm.

Jack Phillips – CEO, IIA

5:30 PM

Networking Happy Hour

at Renaissance Hotel