29th November — 2nd December 2023
Bologna, Italy

Simply thank you

Thank you. Thank you for attending, allowing our community to grow and expand, and helping us turn Embrace Transformation into a real success. All insights that were shared will support a growing number of data professionals.

Embrace transformation

Staying current with the latest data management trends is crucial for all companies and professionals. With an ever-evolving technology landscape, using and managing data effectively is key. Failure to stay up to date could result in missed opportunities, decreased efficiency, and even security risks. DataConf is your opportunity to hear from professionals and leaders from all over the EMEA region and learn how to make informed decisions and stay ahead of the curve. Invest in your business’s future by staying up to date with the latest trends today.
Every year we bring together data management passionates and professionals from all over 33 countries, and design some incredible and inspiring sessions. This year, we are looking even further and launching our first in-person event.

50 sessions

56 Speakers

30 countries

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What next

2023 Embrace Transformation was incredible, and we aim to make our following events even greater. Get in touch if you would like to register your interest in our 2024 edition. We’d love to see you.

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Equality & Inclusivity
letter of Intents

We aim for the most inclusive and equal DATA EMEA Conference possible and we will work with all our chapters, partners, sponsors and speakers to achieve this goal. We will continue to publish further information on our journey and to collect feedback to make this possible, with everone’s contribution.

Media Partner

DAMA Norway’s podcast aims to create an arena for sharing experiences within Data Management, showcase competence and level of knowledge in this field in the Nordics, get in touch with professionals, spread the word about Data Management and not least promote the profession Data Management.
Our vision and mission are to be the premier global publication, giving a voice to global leaders in strategic data management and analytics capabilities that form the foundation and core of the digital age.

DAMA Certifications

You will have the opportunity to learn more about the DAMA certifications and prepare to take the exams during the conference in the “pay if you pass” mode… And it doesn’t end here: #DATAConf2023 will provide you with the opportunity to join vendors demo sessions and workshops — bringing you an up to date view on the newest softwares and tools on the market.
CDMP Certification Hours. All Tutorials, Conference Sessions, and Keynotes will satisfy the continuing education requirements of the Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP®) credential

About DAMA

Since its foundation in the early 1980s, the Data Association Management (DAMA) has grown in more than 65 nations, with over 50 affiliated chapters, and another 40 in the process of formation. DAMA International is one of the oldest and most renowned not-for-profit, vendor-independent, Global association of technical and business professionals dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information and data management.

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Bip is one of the fastest-growing consulting companies, currently employing over 4’000 professionals worldwide. Within Bip, xTech is the CoE specialised in Data & AI, Cloud, Digital Platforms and Software Solutions. xTech has been recognised as one of the largest Data Science communities in Europe and has developed 360° data-related practices – data governance, data strategy, data architecture, advanced analytics, and more.
Kirey Group guides companies through their digital transformation journey, offering technical expertise in system integration and strategic consulting. Our team of highly-skilled professionals tackle complex IT market challenges, supported by substantial investments in R&D. With a strong international presence, Kirey Group specialises in Data Value, DevOps, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Monitoring, and more.
Collibra is the data intelligence company. We unite your entire organization by delivering accurate, trusted data for every use, for every user and across every source. Discover how Collibra:
  • Expedites cloud data migration
  • Enables enterprise-scale data quality
  • Streamlines trusted business reporting
  • Drives adaptive data and analytics governance
Established in 2017, Zeenea is the Data Discovery Platform built for everyone to unlock the value of enterprise data. We enable organisations to automatically collect, consolidate, and link metadata from their data ecosystem. Zeenea’s solutions support a wide range of data initiatives and use cases such as Data Catalog, Data Governance, Business Glossary, Data Quality, Data Lineage, Data Compliance, and Cloud Transformation. We also help dozens of organisations worldwide democratise data.
We are your reference Data education and advisory Partner. Our portfolio includes 50+ courses, ranging from Data Ethics and Data Architecture to the fundamentals of Data Governance and Data Quality, all the way to our specialised workshops. No matter your learning goals, we are confident we have what you need. We are innovators, mentors and experts ready to help you take full advantage of your data.
Soluzioni di data governance e modellazione dei dati. erwin by Quest è leader nei software di modellazione enterprise e data intelligence che permette a team di IT e data governance e a utenti aziendali di ottenere informazioni utili, promuovere l’innovazione, gestire i rischi e favorire la trasformazione aziendale. erwin by Quest aiuta le principali aziende al mondo a favorire la data governance enterprise.
At Alation, we are passionate about helping enterprises create thriving data cultures where anyone can find, understand, and trust data. Alation pioneered the modern data catalog and is now leading its evolution into a platform for data intelligence.
Founded in 1997, Pythian is a leading global IT services company helping organisations transform by leveraging the power of data, analytics and the cloud. With solutions ranging from infrastructure modernisation and data enablement to application acceleration and business collaboration, Pythian delivers full-lifecycle consulting, professional services to create outstanding business outcomes.

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