DAMA-PS Events

DAMA-PS meetings are held monthly, September through June. We feature a mix of dinner meetings, workshops and seminars. For more information on attending or speaking at an event, please contact our VP Programs at programs@dama-ps.org.

Upcoming events

    • April 10, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Silver Cloud Hotel, 1100 Broadway, Seattle
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    April 2018 Chapter Meeting

    The 2018 State of the Chief Data Officer Role

    Tuesday, April 10th

    Speaker Mario Faria

    Summary: Gartner predicts that by 2019, 90% of the large global organizations will have an appointed CDO. This presentation will cover the 2018 state of the market and the trends Gartner has been observing for data and analytics leaders. You will learn how to get appointed as a CDO and how to succeed in your new position, balancing authority and responsibility.

     Bio: Mario Faria is a Managing VP, leading the Office of the CDO, part of the Research and Advisory Group for Gartner.  He currently works with the Chief Data/Analytics/Digital Officers (CDO/CAO), senior data and analytics leaders, and C-level executives who are planning to create data and analytics organizations.  Mr. Faria helps clients define data and analytics roles, programs, digital transformation, staffing requirements, organizational design, governance, risk management and compliance.  He was one of the first Chief Data Officers in the world and has been guiding CDOs since 2011.

    All attendees will be provided a free parking pass for the evening prior to the event.

    • May 17, 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Embassy Suites, 3225 158th Ave. SE, Bellevue

    DAMA Day 2018

    Future Trends in Data Management

    May 17, 2018

    Embassy Suites, Bellevue

    3225 158th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA


    How is the rapid pace of new and emerging data technologies impacting traditional Data Management disciplines?

    What are Data Management opportunities and challenges within: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Advance Analytics, Data Visualization, IoT and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

    What is DAMA?

    The Data Management Association of Puget Sound (DAMA-PS) is a community of information management professionals who are seeking to improve the standards of data management, share information and experience, and establish professional networks.

    The focus of the conference:

    • How do data management fundamentals remain relevant in light of the rapidly changing data landscape?
    • How are companies integrating rapidly evolving data requirements in their enterprise data landscape?
    • What are considered best practices in terms of data architectures, security and compliance, and managing data quality in this new paradigm?
    • How are your company’s enterprise information management strategies changing in this new landscape?
    • Do the numbers add up? What is the business case for evolving into a data-driven enterprise?

    The target audience

    • Chief technology officers (CTO), chief information security officers (CISO), chief information officers (CIO), chief data officers (CDO)
    • Business and IT leaders and managers
    • Consultants interested in knowing what customers need
    • Practitioners - Data management professionals


    Thursday May 17th, 2018


    Embassy Suites, Bellevue

    Address: 3225 158th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98008

    Early bird registration discounts are available until April 14th.   If you register as a non-member, your registration will include 1 year free membership to DAMA-PS.

    Sponsors of DAMA Day 2018

Past events

March 15, 2018 Mar. 2018 "Hands On" CMMI-DMM Workshop: Data Management Maturity Model
March 13, 2018 Mar. 2018 Chapter Meeting - Managing Data - Challenges / Risks In An Increasingly Regulated World
February 13, 2018 Feb. 2018 Chapter Meeting - The Value & Integrity of Data
January 09, 2018 Jan 2018 Chapter Meeting - Data Management for Data Science and Advanced Data Analytics
December 12, 2017 2017 Annual Holiday Party!
November 14, 2017 Enterprise Architecture and Data in the Time of the Cloud
October 10, 2017 October Chapter Meeting - Big Web Data & Deep Learning
September 12, 2017 September Chapter Meeting: Informal Networking with Your Peers
June 13, 2017 June Chapter Meeting, Tues. June 13th - Secure Data Design in Enterprise Architecture
May 18, 2017 DAMA Day 2017 - AI & IoT Modern Data Management using Billions of Things!
April 11, 2017 April Chapter Meeting: Informal Networking with Your Peers
March 14, 2017 March Chapter Meeting - Data Visualization to Improve Business Practices & Enhance Cybersecurity
February 15, 2017 February Chapter Meeting, WED. Feb 15th - The Art and Science of Designing Mission Critical Database Systems
January 17, 2017 Tues. Jan. 17th - Quantifying Happiness: A Data Driven Approach to Growing Amazing Organizations
December 13, 2016 A Reason to Celebrate the Season! 2016 Annual Holiday Party!
November 08, 2016 Nov. Chapter Mtg - Agile Methodology Best Practices Applied to Data Management
October 13, 2016 Happy Hour with Dr.Gordon Everest! 10/13 (Thur) @Pyramid Alehouse
September 20, 2016 September Chapter Meeting - The Current State of The Chief Data Officer Role
May 19, 2016 DAMA Day 2016 - Big Data - Beyond the Hype
March 15, 2016 March Chapter Meeting: Informal Networking with Your Peers
March 01, 2016 March Chapter Meeting Postponed - Details TBD
February 09, 2016 February Chapter Meeting - Legal Aspects of Data Use
January 12, 2016 Data Warehousing: Current & Future (Big Data, Hybrid Architectures and Beyond)
November 10, 2015 November Chapter Meeting: The Ancient Secrets of Information Management
October 13, 2015 Oct Chapter Meeting: Advantages & Challenges of Building a Data Model
October 08, 2015 Data Warehouse 401 Series
September 08, 2015 Automating Big Data for Daily Operations
June 15, 2015 Data Warehouse 301 – a five part educational series
June 09, 2015 June Chapter Meeting: How to become a Chief Data Officer - the 5 golden rules to achieve success
April 21, 2015 April Chapter Meeting: A Simplified Approach to Data Management and Organizational Data Maturity
April 17, 2015 CDMP Bootcamp, Exam Prep
March 10, 2015 March Chapter Meeting: From a Facebook page to a social movement - The trajectory of the April 6th Youth Movement and youth civic participation in Egypt
February 10, 2015 Feb Chapter Meeting: Project Management for Information Architect - What your PM really wants from you
January 13, 2015 Jan Chapter Meeting: The Data Scientist and a Revolution in Business Value
December 11, 2014 2014 DAMA-PS Member Holiday Dinner and Michael Brackett Retirement
November 14, 2014 Nov Half Day Workshop: Introduction to Fact Modeling - Getting out of the traps of "Table Think"
November 13, 2014 Happy Hour with Dr.Gordon Everest! 11/13 (Thur) @ Pyramid Alehouse
October 24, 2014 Vaulting to Value with Patterns - Business Value via a “Universal Data Vault” architecture: Achieving productivity & agility by combining Data Model patterns & Data Vault patterns
October 23, 2014 Oct Chapter Meeting: Creativity, fun, and team work – an Aussie perspective
September 22, 2014 Data Warehouse 101: a FREE educational series by HIMSS, DAMA-PS, and TDWI
September 09, 2014 Sept Chapter Meeting: Redefining Data Management: Data Management Without Managing Data
June 10, 2014 June Chapter Meeting: The Secret to Success of using Agile to Build an EDW
May 14, 2014 DAMA Day 2014 - Innovations in Data Management For Health Care and Research
April 08, 2014 April Chapter Meeting: The Next Generation of Big Data - Building Real-Time Models of Reality
March 13, 2014 March Chapter Meeting: IT Data Management Maturity
February 18, 2014 February Chapter Meeting - Meta-data Management + Governance = Business Results: A Case Study in Collaboration
January 24, 2014 CDMP Bootcamp, Exam Prep with Chan Beauvais
January 14, 2014 January Chapter Meeting - Information Systems from the Info Out
December 10, 2013 2013 DAMA-PS Member Holiday Dinner
November 12, 2013 November Chapter Meeting: Integrating a New World -- Application Integration in the 21st Century World of Mobile, Social, Cloud and Big Data
October 08, 2013 The Object-Relational Impedance Mismatch and its Impact on Information Quality with Ron Fuller
September 25, 2013 Enterprise Architecture and The Zachman Framework: A Tutorial
September 24, 2013 The Zachman Framework: Solving General Management Problems with John Zachman
August 29, 2013 Working with Data- Visually - Miranda Li and Sasha Pasulka
August 09, 2013 CDMP Bootcamp - Chan Beauvais
June 11, 2013 Looking Beyond the Obvious with James Orr
May 14, 2013 Big Data Revolution - Big Data and the Nature of Business Decisions - Mark Madsen
April 09, 2013 Accidental Analysts: What are they doing with my data? - Stephen McDaniel and Eileen McDaniel, PhD
March 12, 2013 Starbucks' Master Data Journey Update - Amy Cihak
March 06, 2013 DAMA Days 2013
February 12, 2013 The Impact of Data Governance and Data Quality on MDM - Peter R. Benson
January 25, 2013 CDMP Bootcamp - Eva Smith
January 08, 2013 The Changing Nature of Data Modeling - Matt Estes
December 13, 2012 DAMA-PS Member Holiday Dinner
November 13, 2012 Avoiding Pitfalls in Data Acquisition - Michael Scofield
October 09, 2012 Advanced Data Modeling: Be Happier, Be More Valued and Add More Value – Karen Lopez
September 11, 2012 Data Resource Integration: Understanding and Resolving a Disparate Data Resource – Michael Brackett
July 13, 2012 CDMP Bootcamp - Eva Smith
June 12, 2012 Why do Enterprise Data Warehouses take so long, cost so much and too often cannot answer my questions? – Joe Oates
May 10, 2012 DAMA Day 2012 - Big Data Analytics and BI in the Cloud, Michael Brown and David Overcash
April 11, 2012 The Changing Role of the CIO – Peter Aiken
March 13, 2012 On Reference Models and Reference Architecture: A Business Intelligence Case Study - Alejandro Miguel
February 13, 2012 Data Visualization: Achieving Quality at the End of the Data-to-Information Life Cycle - Michael Scofield
February 10, 2012 CDMP Bootcamp - Eva Smith
January 10, 2012 The Role of Newly Empowered Users in Business Intelligence, Collaboration and CRM - Donald Farmer
December 08, 2011 DAMA-PS Member Holiday Dinner
November 08, 2011 Implementing Data Governance through Project Methodology - David Plotkin
November 08, 2011 A DAMA-PS Special one-day class in Data Modeling and Data Warehousing
October 11, 2011 Applying Ancient Yogic Meditation Principles to the Enterprise Data Warehouse - Sanjay Shirude
September 13, 2011 The Future of IT: Radical Changes Ahead - Dave Wells
June 23, 2011 CDMP Bootcamp - Eva Smith
June 14, 2011 Building the Agile Database: Lessons Learned - Larry Burns
May 10, 2011 Data Resource Simplexity - Michael Brackett
April 20, 2011 DAMA Days 2011
March 08, 2011 Enterprise Database and Code Patterns - Joe Oates
February 08, 2011 Starbucks' Journey Creating a Master Data Management Competency - Amy Cihak
January 11, 2011 Data Modeling for the Business: The Power of High-Level Data Models - Donna Burbank
December 21, 2010 DAMA-PS Member Holiday Dinner
November 09, 2010 Data Integration in a Dynamic World - David Overcash
October 28, 2010 CDMP Bootcamp - Eva Smith
October 12, 2010 Building the Business Case for Data Quality and Governance - Danette McGilvray
September 14, 2010 Adventures in Reverse Engineering - Alec Sharp
September 14, 2010 Advanced Data Modeling - Two Day Workshop - Alec Sharp
June 16, 2010 Managing Reference Data and Codes - Karen López
May 18, 2010 Managing Data in the Cloud - Randy Thomasson
April 20, 2010 DAMA Day 2010 - Introduction to Master Data Management
March 09, 2010 Thinking About Data From the Data Warehouse Trenches - Peter Postovoit
February 09, 2010 Enduring Paradigms for the Data Modeler - Gary Schuldt
January 12, 2010 The Evolution of Data Management – A Dialogue With DAMA Members

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