Please Note: This schedule is in ET (UTC/GMT -4)
* We will not be live-streaming in-person sessions – recordings will not be available.

April 23rd

9:30 AM  – 10:00 AM ET

Talk Session: Coming Soon!

10:00 AM  – 10:30 AM ET

Designing ETL Pipelines with Delta Lake and Structured Streaming — How to Architect Things Right

Tathagata Das | Staff Software Engineer | Databricks

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM ET

Networking Coffee Break

11:00 AM  – 11:30 AM ET

Data Infrastructure through the Lens of Scale, Performance and Usability

Ryan Boyd | Co-founder | MotherDuck

11:35 AM – 12:05 PM ET

The Mesholith: Practical Tips to Building a Semi-Centralized Data Platform

Stephen Bailey, PhD | Engineer Manager |  Whatnot

12:10 PM  – 12:40 PM ET

From Research to the Enterprise: Leveraging Foundation Models for Enhanced ETL, Analytics, and Deployment

Ines Chami | Co-founder and Chief Scientist | NUMBERS STATION AI

1:00 PM  – 2:00 PM ET

Networking Lunch Break

2:00 PM ET – 2:30 PM ET

Why the Hype Around dbt is Justified

Dustin Dorsey | Sr. Cloud Data Architect | Onix 

Cameron Cyr | Staff Data Engineer | Breezeway

2:35 PM – 3:05 PM ET

Building Data Contracts with Open Source Tools

Jean-Georges Perrin | AbeaData | CIO

2:50 PM – 3:20 PM ET


Tale of Apache Parquet reaching pinnacle of friendship with Data Engineers

Gokul Prabagaren | Engineering Manager | CapitalOne

3:05 PM  – 3:30 PM ET

Networking Coffee Break

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM ET


Clean as You Go: Basic Hygiene in the Modern Data Stack

Eric Callahan | Principal, Data Solutions | Pickaxe Foundry

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Dive into Data: The Future of the Single Source of Truth is an Open Data Lake

Christina Taylor | Senior Staff Engineer | Catalyst Software

4:05 PM – 4:35 PM ET

The Value of A Semantic Layer for GenAI

Jeff Curran | Data Scientist | AtScale

4:40 PM – 5:10 PM ET

Unlock Safety & Savings: Mastering a Secure, Cost-Effective Cloud Data Lake

Ori Nakar | Principal Engineer, Threat Research | Imperva
Johnathan Azaria | Data Science Tech Lead | Imperva

April 24th

9:00 AM  – 9:25 AM ET

ODSC Keynote: Trust, Transparency & Secured Generative AI

Kate Soule | Program Director for Generative AI Research | IBM

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM ET

ODSC Keynote: Coming Soon!

10:30 AM  – 11:00 AM ET

Networking Coffee Break

11:00 AM  – 11:30 AM ET

Guardrails for Data Teams: Embracing a Platform Approach for Workflow Management

Bill Palombi | VP of Product |
Jeff Hale | Head of Developer Education |

11:35 AM – 12:05 PM ET

Data Pipeline Architecture – Stop Building Monoliths

Elliott Cordo | Founder, Architect, Builder | Datafutures

12:10 AM – 12:40 PM ET

Experimentation Platform at DoorDash

Yixin Tang | Engineer Manager | DoorDash

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

Networking Lunch Break

1:50 PM  – 2:20 PM ET


Unlocking the Unstructured with Generative AI: Trends, Models, and Future Directions

Jay Mishra | Chief Operating Officer | Astera

2:00 PM  – 2:30 PM ET

Data Mesh: where are we now?

Colleen Tartow, Ph.D. | Field CTO and Head of Strategy | VAST Data

2:35 PM  – 3:05 PM ET

The Future is Composable: How we to build a Data Lakehouse from Open Source and Survive

Ciro Greco | CEO and Founder | Bauplan

2:50 PM  – 3:20 PM ET


Data Engineering in the Age of Data Regulations

Alex Gorelik | Distinguished Engineer | LinkedIn

2:35 PM PDT – 3:05 PM PDT

Talk Session: Driving Success for Sellers by Infusing AI in CRM Platform (Session Dropped)

Sarah Kefayati | Associate Principal Data Scientist | IBM

3:10 PM  – 3:40 PM ET


Deciphering Data Architectures (choosing between a Modern Data Warehouse, Data Fabric, Data Lakehouse, and Data Mesh)

James Serra | Data & AI Architect | Microsoft

3:05 PM  – 3:30 PM ET

Networking Coffee Break

3:30 PM  – 4:00 PM ET

Data Engineering in the era of Gen AI

Anindita Mahapatra | Solutions Architect | Databricks

3:50 PM  – 4:20 PM ET


How to Supercharge Spark with Apache Iceberg

Ryan Blue | Co-creator | Committer | Co-founder and CEO | Apache Iceberg | Apache Spark | Tabular

4:05 PM  – 4:35 PM ET

Automating Data Engineering Workloads Using Generative AI

Ashish Mrig | Director of Data Services | HealthEdge

4:40 PM  – 5:10 PM ET

Record level data lineage with Trino

Ethan Peck | Director, Data Engineering | Zoominfo

Pankaj Yawale | Senior Principle Architect | Zoominfo

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM ET

Main Networking Reception

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