Agenda


Hour

October 12: Meetup



Hour

October 13: Business Track


10:00 – 10:10


Marian Simpetru
Marian Simpetru, Managing Partner eSolutions

Welcome address


10:10 – 10:40

Mark Torr
Mark Torr, CEE Data, AI & IoT Business Lead / Microsoft

Riding the Wave of Change Thanks to Big Data!


10:40 – 11:10


Mihai Cislariu
Mihai Cislariu, Head of Data & Analytics / EPAM Romania

Leveraging Big Data & Data Science on Decisions Making for Infrastructure Scaling and Cost Optimization in Streaming Platforms


11:10 – 11:40

Mihail Musat
Mihail Musat, Director of Technical Operations / Bigstep

Using Big Data to Improve Business-Critical System Monitoring and Alerting


11:40 – 12:00

Morning Break



12:00 – 12:30


Mihnea Mihailescu
Mihnea Mihailescu, Deputy CEO / Trencadis

How Do We Fight Competition Law Breaches



12:30 – 13:00


Cristina Andries
Cristina Andries, Project Manager / eSolutions
Doru Popa
Doru Popa, Information Technology Manager / Regina Maria

Streamlining Healthcare Operations Using Big Data


13:00 – 13:30


Victor Lupaescu
Victor Lupaescu, Community Manager Big Data & DevOps / Cognizant Softvision

Every Second Counts


13:30 – 14:30


Lunch Break



14:30 – 15:00


Laurentiu Matei
Laurentiu Matei, Business Intelligence Director / eMAG

Real Life Benefits and Challenges of Data Democratization



15:00 – 15:30


Octavian Andronic
Octavian Andronic, Coordinator Big Data Analysis Department, Innovation and e-Health Center – UMF Carol Davila

Big Data in Medicine – Use of Technology for Better Lifecare



15:30 – 16:00


Andrei Muraru
Andrei Muraru, Enterprise Data Architect / Avon

Making the Most Out of Data in a 135-Year-Old Company


16:00 – 16:30


Afternoon Break



16:30 – 17:30


Panel Discussion – The New Normal: Industry Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Ovidiu Sutac
Ovidiu Sutac, Director, Country Head / EPAM Romania
Emilia Dumitrescu
Emilia Dumitrescu, SAMA Service Offering Director, ERDC / Deloitte Technology Romania
Mihnea Mihailescu
Mihnea Mihailescu, Deputy CEO / Trencadis
Victor Lupaescu
Victor Lupaescu, Community Manager Big Data & DevOps / Cognizant Softvision



Hour

October 14: Technical Track


09:30 – 10.15


Dorian Hodorogea
Dorian Hodorogea, Client Engineer for Data Analytics in CEE, Google
Horia Niculescu
Horia Niculescu, Customer Engineer – Smart Analytics, Google

Location and Big Data, a Rising Challenge


10:15 – 11:00

Adrian Damaschin
Adrian Damaschin, Staff Software Engineer – Data Science Engineering / GoPro

Productionalize Analytics Metrics Delivery via Slack


11:00 – 11:45


Gentiana Curculescu
Gentiana Curculescu, IT Area Lead of Global Data Services / ING Tech Romania

Hybrid Cloud Data Platform as a Service


11:45 – 12:00

Morning Break



12:00 – 12:45


Artur Zahreba
Artur Zahreba, Data Scientist, Software Engineer & Team Leader / EPAM Systems

How We Grow Data Science at EPAM with a Demo!



12:45 – 13:30


Roman Grytskiv
Roman Grytskiv, Senior Developer / Booking.com

Nanotube: High-Performance Metrics Router


13:30 – 14:15


Andrei-Florian Popescu
Andrei-Florian Popescu, Team Lead Data Engineer / Cognizant Softvision

Next Step: From Data Lake to Delta Lake


14:15 – 15:15


Lunch Break



15:15 – 16:00


Virgil Borcea
Virgil Borcea, Software Architect / eSolutions

MQTT and Kafka, the Backbone of an IoT Platform



16:00 – 16:45


Mihai Bizovi
Mihai Bizovi, Head of Data Science / Adore Me

Pragmatic AI in Google Cloud



16:45 – 17:30


Alex Bordei
Alex Bordei, VP of Product Management and Engineering / MetalSoft

Using MetalSoft and Terraform to Deploy Edge Sites


 

18:00 – 20.00




Hour

October 15: Technical Workshop



10.30 – 12.30


Viorel Bibiloiu
Viorel Bibiloiu, Big Data Engineer / eSolutions

Intro to Cassandra