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A different conference experience by design – A gathering of some of the best independent analytics experts in the world who are intent on sharing knowledge.

Intimate – we expect ~80 attendees, so there is time for meaningful interactions. No vendor booths, no crowds, no selling. A focus purely on the content and use cases. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Copenhagen – a world class smart city: Denmark was named the most digital country among the 28 EU member states, according to the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2017. 94% of its citizens are online and have highly advanced digital skills and habits.

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GAS19 CPH Speakers2019-03-26T12:44:01+00:00

Speakers with deep expertise

Our speakers are among the best independent experts globally. Topics are a mix of use cases and industry thought leadership sessions. Please bear with us while the call for papers is still out. We will have a final speaker line-up ready for you soon.

Tony Ohlsson
Tony OhlssonFounder AlphaZetta
Tony is the Founder and Managing Partner of AlphaZetta. He believes that analytic innovation and creativity come from experts directly collaborating with clients on their projects. He founded AlphaZetta with a mission, to create a better way for independent experts to work directly with clients, lowering the costs and opening access to high quality analytics talent to a wider audience. He has 25 years of deep practical experience globally. He has held senior positions with clients and large consulting firms. He has won several awards for innovation in analytics including as a Finalist for Australia’s Young Business Person of the Year Awards.
Stephen Brobst
Stephen BrobstCTO, Teradata
Stephen Brobst is the Chief Technology Officer for Teradata Corporation. Stephen performed his graduate work in Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where his Masters and PhD research focused on high-performance parallel processing. He also completed an MBA with joint course and thesis work at the Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management. Stephen is a TDWI Fellow and has been on the faculty of The Data Warehousing Institute since 1996. During Barack Obama’s first term he was also appointed to the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) in the working group on Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD). In 2014 he was ranked by ExecRank as the #4 CTO in the United States (behind the CTOs from Amazon.com, Tesla Motors, and Intel) out of a pool of 10,000+ CTOs
Frances Luk
Frances LukManaging Partner, AlphaZetta Nordics
Frances is the Managing Partner of AlphaZetta Nordic and an independent consultant. One day she read a scientific article about using data simulation to perform drug testing on dummies instead of using human, that was when her data path began. During her career Frances has taken roles as an application developer, data warehouse solution architect, data analyst, data scientist, pre- and post-sales analytics consultant, business consultant as well as building up a data analytics team from scratch. Her rich mix of experience paired up with her passion and curiosity on data and business fused a chemistry which turns data to a powerful tool.
Luke Bunbury
Luke BunburyDeputy CEO, Volt Bank
Luke is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Volt Bank, a start up digital bank that received the first restricted banking license in Australia’s under a new program to foster innovation and competition in Australia’s banking industry. He has 25+ years experience as a leader in banking, finance & business. Diverse financial services career spanning Citibank, St. George & Challenger with leadership positions in Retail Banking, Customer Service, Strategy, and M & A. Established & led early stage social media player Play Up, which at its peak had offices in 7 countries & 100+ staff. Most recently helped establish innovative healthcare start-up Connected Medical Solutions and is an advisor to various other technology start ups.
Dominic Ng
Dominic NgStrategy Consultant, Volt Bank
Dominic is a senior business design and strategy implementation specialist. Dominic has an innate understanding of how organisations work, which he uses to help transform the way they operate to better serve their clients, across their organisational life-cycle from start-up, through growth, and into maturity. Dominic’s professional expertise, grounded in organisational psychology and design, give him an intrinsic ability to identify business and service improvement opportunities to pursue, and to discover, realize and measure business benefits. His foremost interest is in people, and how we design organisations, systems and cultures around people to improve their daily lives.
Kim Mouridsen
Kim MouridsenFounder, Mindway AI
Kim is head of Neuroimaging Methods at the Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience and MINDLab. He has previously worked at the University College of London and held faculty positions at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He has a track-record of developing clinically applicable decision support tools and predictive models, and developed the core technology used in Cercare Medical. As an entrepreneur, Kim has co-founded several successful companies in the decision support segment.
Scientifically, Kim has published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals (H-index: 22) including Nature Medicine, and holds 6 patent applications. He is a lecturer in supervised and unsupervised learning courses at Aarhus University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
René Lukas
René LukasData Scientist, GE Aviation Digital
René is a data scientist with 17+ years experience in solving business problems with analytics and helping organizations to improve their business by getting more value from data. René is highly skilled in extracting business insight from complex data, and is experienced in many aspects of data mining, including predictive modeling, machine learning & data wrangling. In René’s current position as Data Scientist at GE Aviation he is applying data science and machine learning technology to a wide variety of aviation business applications to drive business outcomes in the areas of asset maintenance, asset utilization and operational efficiency in commercial aviation.
Hassan Naeem
Hassan NaeemHead of Analytics, Danfoss
Hassan is the Head of Analytics in Danfoss Group. Hassan has a deep interest in analytics and big data and is a strong believer in innovation and creative thinking. He has a focus on applying data analytics to tackle business challenges and to achieve business objectives. During his career Hassan has been a hands-on data specialist, taken roles covering data administration, data engineering, data architecture and data analytics consultant. Now taking an analytics driver seat, Hassan applies his practical data experience to lead and to transform an global engineering company.
Philipp Hangartner
Philipp HangartnerLogistics Expert, SwissPost
Philipp is a business consultant specialised in business values generation using data analytics. Philipp particularly has deep expertise in logistics industry and supply chain management. Philipp previously owned an international logistic company, and is now owner of large warehouse facilities for retail chains in Switzerland.
Having been in logistics business for 30 years, Philipp has helped numerous international companies to digitally transform their logistics operations, for example, Swiss Railways, Swiss Post, DHL, Selecta, Tetra Pak, etc.
Philipp is currently CEO of Mobisys (Switzerland) AG, Board Member of DREIER AG, an independent consultant, as well as a grandfather.
Marcus Cheetham
Marcus CheethamCognitive Neuropsychologist, University Zurich
Marcus is the scientific director of multimorbidity-related research at the Department of Internal Medicine of the University Hospital Zurich. The multimorbidity research focuses on Medical Decision Science and Health Data Analytics, integrating conventional and innovative methodologies, for application in complex dynamic decision making situations. His background is as a cognitive neuropsychologist in the field of neuroimaging, He was previously University Professor of Psychology at the founding of NIU in Seoul, South Korea, and is currently involved in several international projects.
Karol Tarcak
Karol TarcakData Scientist, AlphaZetta
Karol has always been fascinated by what machine and human can achieve together with data. With his profound background in numerical mathematics and his professional software development experience, he combines the best of a data scientist and the pragmatic skills of an engineer. He has worked the past 12 years as a consultant, starting his professional path in the finance industry. Later Karol joined projects in manufacturing, logistics and healthcare industry. Karol is always seeking out new and diverse working environments to solve their data puzzles; with a passion for creating visualizations to break complex coherences into consumable data patterns revealing hidden business value.
Alexander Heidl
Alexander HeidlCo-Founder, AlphaZetta
Alexander has been in the analytics space for more than 15 years, helping customers to execute leadership in context of identifying and leveraging business value in their data. He believes in a fail fast culture, breaking with established processes and that exploring new paths is important to accelerate data driven business models. He adds a creative mind to AlphaZetta with a wealth of experience from working with multinational enterprises as well as intercultural teams. He has an abundance of international experience and is recognized for sharing expertise among like-minded people in the global community.
William Geary
William GearyData Scientist & Visualizer at CitySwifter
William is a data scientist specialised in spatial data science, GIS and data visualisation.
William was a research assistant and a teaching assistant at Columbia University, now he is a data scientist and Head of Visualisation of CitySwifter.
William has rich experience in using spatial and time series data analytics to analyse and to optimise traffic network, e.g. in New York City. William has also developed spatial regression models and cartographic products for the 2017 Peacekeeping Review of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).
Joel Gordon
Joel GordonHungary
Joel is the co-founder and CEO of truuper. He is a thoughtful, enthusiastic and energetic entrepreneur. Joel studied philosophy, economics and languages in university, and has 15 years plus hands on experience with technology.

Having lived and worked in 7 countries up until now, Joel is now on a mission to help people improve their performance and make their jobs more enjoyable and rewarding.

Jakob Jensen
Jakob JensenSenior Manager, Digitalisation of Danfoss Drives
GAS19 CPH Program2019-03-20T06:48:38+00:00
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Welcome Reception, 2nd May 2019

We traditionally welcome all our clients, prospects, experts and speakers on the evening before the conference. Thus we are delighted to have you at our welcome reception from 17:00 to 18:30. The location will be announced soon.

Conference Day, 3rd May 2019

Registration & Breakfast 08:30 – 08:40
Welcome Tony Ohlsson 08:30 – 08:40
AlphaZetta & Innovation In Advanced Analytics Tony Ohlsson 08:40 – 09:00
Mode One versus Mode Two Analytics Deployment Stephen Brobst 09:00 – 10:00
Morning Break 10:00 – 10:30
The Volt Bank Story, Australia’s First Neo Bank Luke Bunbury 10:30 – 11:10
Challenges and opportunities of implementing digital and analytics in Denmark and Nordic Dominic Ng 11:10 – 11:30
Maps That Move: Animating Spatial Data Will Geary 11:30 – 12:00
Lunch 12:00 – 13:10
truuper: Analyse What you See in Real-time for Service Excellence! Joel Gordon 13:10 – 13:30
Predict & Prevent Gambling Addiction Before it is Too Late Kim Mouridsen 13:30 – 14:10
Use Data to Enhance the Visibility of Operational and Clinical Management of Multimorbid Patients  Karol Tarčák,
Marcus Cheetham
14:10 – 14:50
Afternoon Break 14:50 – 15:20
Protect Passenger Loyalty for Airlines Rene Lukas 15:20 – 15:50
Connect Our Production with Our Own Medicine Hassan Naeem, Jakob Jensen 15:50 – 16:30
Data Logistic: Apply Analytics to Optimise Logistics Philipp Hangartner 16:30 – 17:00
Closing Tony Ohlsson & Alexander Heidl 17:00 – 17:10
Networking 17:10 – 19:30

Note: While all topics and speakers are confirmed, AlphaZetta reserves the right to change any topic or speaker without prior notice.

GAS19 CPH Venue2019-03-11T05:17:54+00:00

Hotel Ottilia @ Carlsberg Byen

We will be among the first hosts at this brand new four-star hotel and conference venue situated in the historic Carlsberg brewery, just opened in January 2019. The venue is named after the wife of Carl Jacobsen, the founder of Carlsberg.

Getting There

  • Our conference venues are conveniently located and allow easy access by foot, car and/or public transport
  • Copenhagen transport network is served by train (S-tog, or S-train), metro, bus and taxi
  • The conference location is 500m walk from S-train station named Carlsberg. S-train line H, C, Bx and B all stop at Carlsberg

For more information, please refer to the downloadable pdf conference brochure.

If you would like to book a room with the special rate, please send an email to Frances.Luk @alphazetta.ai. Frances will coordinate the rooms with the hotel.

GAS19 CPH Accommodation2019-01-23T20:29:24+00:00

At Hotel Ottilia conference guests can benefit from special AlphaZetta package rates for 179 EUR/night (standard double room) or 199 EUR/night (superior double room) including breakfast.

The transportation system within Copenhagen is very efficient. The following hotels are within a short train ride from the conference venue:

  • ~€200, Copenhagen Island Hotel (4-star)
  • ~€179, Scandic Kodbyen (4-star)
  • ~€157, Copenhagen Mercur Hotel (3-star)
  • ~€133, Danhostel Copenhagen City
  • ~€139, Scandic Webers (4-star)
  • ~€137, Richmond Hotel (3-star)
  • ~€123, City Hotel Nebo (2-star)
  • ~€107, Cabinn City (2-star)
  • ~€99, Cabinn Scandinavia (2-star)
  • ~€81, Hotel Rossini (3-star)

There are many other options in Copenhagen, please have a look on hotel agents, e.g. booking.com, hotels.com or Airbnb. Hotel rates vary daily. The rates above were quoted in Jan 2019 for checking in on 2nd May 2019.

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