MAIN CONFERENCE

Wednesday, June 10th

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome To Data Science Days by smartcon

Başak Tulga Önen – Analytics Center & smartcon Board Member, Mentoro Platform Co-Founder
10:05 - 10:20

Opening Speech

Faruk Eczacıbaşı – Turkish Informatics Foundation (TBV), President
10:20 - 10:40

Scale The Value Of Data

Arzu Sözen – IBM Turkey, Software, Cloud and Cognitive Country Leader
10:40 - 11:20

PANEL: Data Analytics Talent: How To Recruit, Hire, Train, and Retain

Hakan Aran – İş Bankası, Chief Technology Officer
Hakan Yılmaz – Yapı Kredi Bankası , Chief Data Officer
Okan Çetinkaya – Denizbank, Business Analytics & CRM Senior Vice President
Tankut Turnaoğlu – P&G Turkey, Vice President and General Manager Turkey/Caucasus & Central Asia
Moderator: Ömer Nadirler – SnA Consulting, Founder
11:20 - 11:40

Coffee Break

11:40 - 12:00

How AI Can Help Society & Understanding Real Value In AI Companies

Chris Farmer – Afiniti, Chief Marketing Officer
12:00 - 12:30

On Today and Tomorrow: Nuria Oliver on the Global Data Science Agenda

Nuria Oliver, Chief Scientist at Data-Pop Alliance, Chief Scientific Advisor at Vodafone Institute, Board Member at European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems)
12:30 - 13:20

Lunch Break

13:20 - 14:00

PANEL: Maximizing The Value of Data You Have

Attila Bayrak – SabancıDx, Chief Analytics Officer
İsmail Cingil – Hitachi Vantara, Data Analytics and IoT Sales and Business Development Manager
Ebru Kılıç Eker – Software AG, Country Manager, Turkey and Qatar
Moderator: Hamit Hamutcu – Analytics Center & smartcon Board Member, Founder
14:00 - 14:30

Data Visualization Best Practices

Kate Strachnyi – Founder DATAcated Academy & Story by Data
14:30 - 15:00

Deep Learning and AI From Astrophysics To Epidemics

Bülent Kızıltan – StealthX, Chief Data and Analytics Officer / Chief Scientist

Speakers

Faruk Eczacıbaşı
Eczacıbaşı Holding- Vice Chairman
Nuria Oliver
Chief Data Scientist, Data-Pop Alliance
Arzu Sözen Sarı
Cloud & Cognitive Leader, IBM Turkey
Okan Çetinkaya
DenizBank / Director, Business Analytics, Data Science, CRM
Ebru Kılıç Eker
Country Manager, Software AG Turkey
Hakan Yılmaz
Yapı Kredi, Chief Data Officer
Chris Farmeri
Chief Marketing Officer, Afiniti
Kate Strachnyi
Founder, Story by Data, DATAcated Academy
Tankut Turnaoğlu
Vice President and General Manager, Turkey, Caucasus & Central Asia at Procter & Gamble
Bülent Kızıltan
Chief AI Officer and Chief Data Scientist, (StealthX)
Attila Bayrak
SabancıDx İleri Veri Analitiği Genel Müdür Yardımcısı (CAO)
Hakan Aran
İş Bankası, Teknolojiden Sorumlu Genel Müdür Yardımcısı
İsmail Cingil
Sales and Business Development Manager, Hitachi Vantara
Ömer Nadirler
SnA Consulting, Managing Partner