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Thursday, November 5, 2015

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory

Kossiakoff Center, Laurel, Maryland 20723

 

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Join thought leaders, practitioners, industry providers and colleagues for a full day of programming devoted to leveraging data—perhaps the single-most important skill that will define the next generation of leaders and future directions in the information profession!  Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to learn most everything you want to know about leveraging data but haven’t had the time to learn.  It's a great value!

 

Develop and enrich your toolkit!  Leveraging Data to Lead offers 12 twelve concurrent sessions featuring 36 speakers, 3 keynote addresses and 15 companies all focused on how to use data to create value, enhance productivity and promote innovation!  Exhibits, lunch and multiple networking opportunities will round out this information-packed day in which you will learn about what it takes to succeed in today’s data-driven workplaces!  Discover strategies and practices that push the envelope in managing data.  Gain insights into how leveraging data is revolutionizing the roles of information leaders.  Engage with companies that are developing leading-edge products and services supporting a data-intensive workplace! 

 

The day begins with keynotes from nationally-known thought leaders and innovators:  Nancy Faget, Army Research Laboratory Data Wrangler; Richard Huffine, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; and James King, Branch Chief & Information Architect, National Institutes of Health Library.  They are followed by an impressive list of speakers from diverse sectors who are applying the latest strategies in leveraging data.  Listen to and learn from information professionals as they discuss:  Using Data for Social Media, Marketing, and Showing the Value of Your Organization; Data Discoveries: Evolution, New Roles, and Powerful Tools; Data in Academia; Jobs in Data Analytics; Impact Metrics and Data Visualization; Data: Starting Points and Helpful Tools; Mapping Data: From GIS to Policy; Open Government Data; Health, Science, and Technology Data; Data: Cautions, Questions, and Answers; Data and Publications; and Data: Life Cycles and Predictions for the Future.

 

Check out these video clips to get a glimpse of how some of the "movers and shakers" you will hear from are integrating digital data in innovative ways and building inter-disciplinary collaborations:

 

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The JHU Applied Physics Laboratory, Kossiakoff Center, is conveniently located along the Washington DC – Richmond – Baltimore – Philadelphia I-95 travel corridor. 

 

Generously sponsored by…

 

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