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Leveraging Data to Lead

November 5, 2015

Johns Hopkins University, APL Kossiakoff Center, Laurel MD


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This fall plan to develop and enrich your data toolkit by attending a full-day program on Leveraging Data to Lead!  “LDL” is filled with ideas, leading edge practices, tips and techniques for using data to create value, enhance productivity, and promote innovation. 

And here is just a snippet of what you can expect from our stellar and diverse group of speakers and presenters. 

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Listen and learn from data scientist and astrophysicist, Dr. Kirk Borne, as he describes the evolution and transformation of data and information science from a secondary research activity into becoming the primary function, activity and strategic asset for organizational innovation.  Rounding out the panel session titled Data Discoveries: Evolution, New Roles, and Powerful Tools are Nicola Cecchino of Zoll Life Vest and Judy Aparo of EBSCO Information Services.   Join them as they each share their data journey from unique backgrounds and services. 

Don’t miss out on hearing expert presentations on data essentials for and by information professionals!  Practitioner panels will cover general and discipline-specific topics, including:  transitioning into new roles; using data for social media and marketing; health science and technology data; impact metrics and data visualization; data analytics and mapping and much, much more!

Discover strategies and practices that push the envelope in managing data.  Gain insights into how leveraging data is revolutionizing the roles of information leaders.  Learn from “movers and shakers” who are leading their organizations in integrating digital data in innovative ways and building strong inter-disciplinary collaborations.  Engage with companies which are developing leading-edge products and services supporting a data-intensive workplace.  Get and stay connected as you network with a broad spectrum of information professionals who are developing and applying the latest strategies in managing data to lead!

The JHU Applied Physics Laboratory, Kossiakoff Center, is conveniently located along the Washington DC – Richmond – Baltimore – Philadelphia I-95 travel corridor.  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbia/Laurel Hotel, Maryland which is moments from the event site.  A special room rate is available until October 11th or until the group block is sold-out. 

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generously sponsored by…

ACS Publications   BloombergBNA  EBSCO   Elsevier   IEEE  IHS  LAC Group   Leadership Directories   LexisNexis  Ovid PolicyMap  ProQuest   Springer  WebFirst  Zimmerman Associates