This post will give you a sneak peak in to the content that you should expect at BIWA Summit Jan 9-10, 2013 at Hotel Sofitel, Redwood City, CA. This place is within walking distance from Oracle Head Quarters and the cylinder (DB) shaped buildings.
The BIWA Summit kicks off with the Welcome reception on Tue night at Hotel Sofitel. Next morning, Tom Kyte will kick-off the event with his keynote. Expect a total of 4 BI and related Keynotes, about 8 Hands-on Labs and several sessions spanning tracks like BI, DW, Big Data, Advanced Analytics and EPM. There is also a sub-track on Spatial Analytics.
Here are the keynotes:
Day 1 Tom Kyte - What's new from Oracle in BI and Data Warehousing
Balaji Yelamanchili - Fast and Furious : A Sneak Peak into the Future of Oracle BI
Day 2 Vaishnavi Sashikanth - Making Big Data Analytics Accessible
Ari Kaplan - Sports Analytics in Action
The featured talks include:
Mark Rittman, Rittman Mead - Big Data at the Speed of Thought - OBIEE, Endeca and R on Exalytics
Richard Solari, Deloitte - RIP to the Data Warehouse - Born is the New Analytic Warehouse
Kevin McGinley Accenture - Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Management: The Un-Scorecard Manual
Robert C Stackowiak, Oracle - Is it the Right Time for a Big Data Project?
...and more to come...