Data Virtualization Day 2011 on Thursday, October 13, 2010 in New York City was the second annual Data Virtualization Day.

Nearly 200 attendees from over 100 organizations learned how the Bank of America, Putnam and Qualcomm were using data virtualization to simplify information access and add business agility.

Research VP at Gartner Mark Beyer advised attendees to start the transition to Logical Data Warehouses, using data virtualization as a key stepping stone.

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Thursday, October 13

Time Session Title
7:30am Breakfast
8:30am Welcome Note
Jim Green, Chairman and CEO at Composite Software
9:00am Analyst Keynote - Re-Thinking Information Management Architectures…Meeting “Big data” Head On
Mark Beyer, Research VP at Gartner
10:00am Networking Break & Exhibit Faire
10:20am Customer Presentation - Real Time is the Rule
Ted Hills, Director of Enterprise Information Architecture at Bank of America
11:05am Trends in Data Management and Data Virtualization
David Besemer, CTO at Composite Software
11:50am Lunch & Exhibit Faire
Customer Awards
Bob Reary, Director of Customer Value at Composite Software
1:15pm Panel Discussion – Going Beyond Traditional Data Integration to Achieve Business Agility
Moderator - Mark Beyer, Research VP at Gartner
2:00pm Customer Presentation - Leveraging Data Virtualization to Advance Global Quality Initiatives
Mark Morgan, Senior Manager, Enterprise Architecture Solutions at Qualcomm
2:45pm Networking Break & Exhibit Faire
3:05pm Customer Presentation - Exploiting IT Agility to Perform at the Speed of Business
Arvinder Oberoi, Director of Applications, Information Services Division at Putnam Investments
3:50pm Meet the Experts - Small group meetings with the day’s speakers and other experts, including:
- Dr. Michael Linhares, PHD and Research Fellow at Pfizer Inc. – Mike will be available to discuss his experience in data management and bust myths surrounding data virtualization.
4:45pm Cocktail Reception & Exhibit Faire

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Thoughts from Composite’s CTO on Data Virtualization Day

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InterContinental New York Times Square
300 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Reservations: 1-800-711-7304

Exhibition Area

As a complement to the sessions, an exhibition area provided attendees with a comfortable environment to explore products, talk to experts, and to determine the best ways to deploy data virtualization. Exhibits included:

Exhibition Hours
10:00am – 10:20am:  Networking Break
11:50am – 1:15pm:  Lunch
2:45pm – 3:05pm:  Networking Break
4:45pm – 6:30pm:  Cocktail Reception

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