Schedule

Data Natives attracts the best data scientists, industry experts, leading entrepreneurs, and influencers from around the world. We will focus on data-driven technologies and how they are fueling innovation in integral parts of society such as Mobility, Health, and Government.

Two conference tracks and a day of workshops:

Across 3 days, we will focus on data-driven technologies and how they are fueling innovation in integral parts of society such as industry, healthcare and governance.

Get Hands On

WORKSHOP DAY: GET HANDS ON

Get Hands On

Level up with one full day of intimate workshops, offering practical education on this year’s topics.

As well as unparalleled learning opportunities, workshop attendees get the chance to network one-on-one with our sponsors, workshop leaders, and fellow attendees. The day ends with an exclusive VIP dinner with the stars of DN2018.

Tech Trends

TRACK 1: THE BUSINESS OF TECH

Tech Trends

Track 1 is all about innovation: this is our showcase of the data-driven technologies that will shape our futures. We brought you blockchain before it was a buzzword and AI when it was still a distant dream.

Join us as we dissect what's happening at the cutting edge of technological advancement.

The Business Of Tech

TRACK 2: TECH TRENDS

The Business of Tech

Track 2 offers practical, actionable insights into how game-changing technology makes it out of research departments and into the enterprise.

Across a span of industries, we explore how data innovations are transforming businesses, governments and cities across the globe.

Room 1

A Design-led Research Approach to Designing Data Experiences
By Marek Kultys
GDPR: Compliance and Beyond
By Dr. Mira Suleimenova & Lisa Trujillo
Do You Still Work With Excel? Key Working Methods For Future Teams in The Era of Data
By Lior Barak
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
A Chatbot Workshop for Beginners Using NodeJS
By Elisa Song & Nick Jokic
Hands-On Data Analysis Using R: Introduction to Data Exploration Based on the Tidyverse
By Sebastian Sauer
Introduction to Scaling the Bitcoin Blockchain with the Lightning Network
By Rene Pickhardt

Room 1

Industry Focus and Business Applications
Registration Coffee && Networking
Registration Coffee && Networking
Registration Coffee && Networking
Registration Coffee && Networking
Are You Ready for the Quickening?
By Elena Poughia
From Zero to Singularity- Designing the AI That Humans Need
By Romeo Kienzler
Introduction to the Blockchain Circle
By Pavel Romanenko
AI in Business Applications: Dos and Don’ts
By Annina Neumann
Data Is Everywhere. Literally. How Do You Get it in One Place?
By Igor Drobiazko
Data in the World of Sports & Technology
By Benjamin Penkert
Ocean Protocol – Empowering a Decentralized Marketplace for The New AI Ecosystem
By Marcus Jones
Improve Business Operations with Decision Optimization
By Dr. Jesco Humpola
Dawn of a New Data Economy – The Importance of Blockchain for the Data Marketplace
By Christian Junger
Smart Linked Data Helps Healing Patients
By Hans Constandt
Data Science in Clinical Care
By Johannes Starlinger
Privacy by Design for Blockchain
By Silvan Jongerius
Providing Trusted Oracles for Financial Data in Ethereum Smart Contracts
By Samuel Brack
How Can We Keep the Oath of Hippocrates Alive in the Age of Digital Health?
By Bart de Witte
How to Lie with Data and Statistics
By Iveta Lohovska
Making Personal Genomics Transparent, Secure and Equitable
By Dennis Grishin
Panel: Personalised Medicine With Healthtech
A/B Testing: Lessons Learned
By Dan McKinley
Panel: Best Practices & Data Decisions Made by Successful Entrepreneurs
How to Drive Business Transformation with Artificial Intelligence Based on Data Science Use Cases
By Stephan Reimann
Journey from Structured to Unstructured Documents
By Nischal Harohalli Padmanabha
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
“Weaponising Algorithms” a Fireside Chat
By Daniel Knapp & Stewart Rogers
Accessing Online Text-Based Conversation: Past, Present and Future
By Jay Krall
Curbing Chronic Conditions: Patient Knows the Best
By Dr. Vedrana Högqvist Tabor
Blockchain Solution in Practice
By Elke Kunde
AI in HealthTech: Detection of Epilactical Seizures Based on In Ear Sensors and Big Data Models
By Tim Adams
AI Meets Crime Prediction
By Du Phan
Technical Debt in Machine Learning
By Jaroslaw Szymczak
Seeing The Brain Through The Eye
By Ella Maria Kadas
Opensource AI to Diagnose the World Deadliest Diseases
By Eduardo Peire
Discussion: Data Scientist Meets Developer
By Stephan Reimann
Marketing Intelligence for eCommerce and Life Sciences
By Thilo Koelzer & Matthias Stubbe
The Data Janitor Returns
By Daniel Molnar
Incontinence: Digging Into an Unsexy Market with Sexy Tech
By Jens Peter Grudno
Ocean Routing, Not by the Book. Cutting Co2 in Shipping with Machine Learning.
By Pierre Garreau
Support Automation with Chatbots – The Buy or Make Dilemma
By Erik Pfannmöller
The Mother of all Query Languages: SQL in Modern Times
By Markus Winand
Data Vendor Management
By Thani Shamsi
Building Sustainable Machine Learning Products for Communities by Communities
By Rudradeb Mitra
Panel: Data Ethics
Panel: Conducting Business in Other Countries: The Chinese Market
DeepLearning for Developers: Introduction to DeepLearning with Keras and TensorFlow
By Romeo Kienzler
Undermining Democracy: How Neural Networks are Changing the Global Political Landscape
By Alisa Kolesnikova
Networking && Coffee
Networking && Coffee
Networking && Coffee
Networking && Coffee
Hands-On-Workshop: Data Science Platform in Action
By Stephan Lobinger & Marco Staschik
Big Data Is Dead
By Marc Weimer – Hablitzel
A Modern Twist to Excel, With SQL And C# Support.
By Antonio Nakic-Alfirevic
Voice Automation in Times of Google Duplex
By Russel Hofmann
Deploying a Risk Monitoring Tool on Third Parties
By Jean-François Heering
Building a Data Science Consultancy: Tales from the Deep
By Bart Smeets
Measuring the Unmeasurable: Using Statistics to Uncover Hidden Insights in the Offline World
By Heiko Schmidle
Deep Cars: Neural Networks and Recommenders in the Online Marketplace
By Jonathan Greve
Re-Thinking Business Models: Three Imperatives for Value
By Christian Kruse
FIAT LUX: Defying Gravity With AI
By Uwe Diegel

Room 1

Industry Focus and Business Applications
Coffee && Networking
Coffee && Networking
Coffee && Networking
Coffee && Networking
Welcome to the Second Day of #DN18!
By Elena Poughia
Decision Intelligence
By Cassie Kozyrkov
Applied Machine Learning in Cybersecurity: Detect malicious DGA Domains
By Philipp Drieger
The Relevance Engine – Detecting Engaging Language
By Stephen Lumenta
Same Framework Different Usecases – Application of Tensorflow in Different Environments
By Lisa Anders & Marcel Nuhst
Don Quixote – Wind Turbine Segmentation in Satellite Images Using Deep Learning
By Dr. Patrick Vetter
The Birth Lottery and Equality of Data
By Shamala Hinrichsen
Unravelling Government Data for Good
By Benjamin Snow
Blockchain Solution in Practice
By Elke Kunde
Business in Times of Platforms: Dos and Don’ts
By Peter Plötner
Visual Analysis of Social Media Data from Meetup.com using Graph Technologies
By Karin Patenge
From Counting to Connecting: A Networked and Data-Driven Approach to Mapping Industrial Capabilities for Sustainable Development.
By Pedro Parraguez Ruiz
What If We Generate Our Own Data?
By Rory Byrne
Building a Data Culture
By Noa Tamir
Improving Quality of Life in Future Cities: Data as a Tool to Promote Sustainability
By Christoph Wollersheim
Data Carrots
By Suvrajit Saha
MVA – Minimun Valuable Algorithm
By Ran Oren
Panel: HR Tech & Building a Data-Driven Culture
Sketch Algorithms
By Simon Belak
Panel: The ROI on AI
Discussion: Data Scientist Meets Developer
By Stephan Reimann
Accelerated PostgreSQL: Replace Your Legacy Analytics and Get IoT Features for Free
By Thomas Richter
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
The Nucleus of Successful Data Analytics
By Dr. Rebecca Dautel
The Morphology of the Web is Changing!
By Martin Lopatka
ML Serving Your Needs For Rent/Sell: Revoloutionarazing Real Estate in Germany
By Dr. Artiom Kovnatsky
Improve Business Operations with Decision Optimization
By Dr. Jesco Humpola
Walking Safely and Independently
By Gustavo Madico
The Evolution and Future of Graph Technology: Intelligent Systems
By Axel Morgner
Transfer Learning for Cold Start in Fraud Detection
By Jekaterina Kokatjuhha
Buildings Which Can and Think for Us
By Soner Hacıhaliloglu
Innovation Has Never Been so Rapid. The Cost of Falling Behind Has Never Been so High.
By Ingrid Willems
How to Drive Business Transformation with Artificial Intelligence Based on Data Science Use Cases
By Stephan Reimann
Reinventing Insurance at Scale
By Robin Jose
Digital Farming: Fertilise Variably Based on Satellite Data
By Aragats Amirkhanyan
Do we know if the Medications We Are Taking Are Real and Authentic?
By Lea Dias
DLT Evolution – From Smash-Up to Mash-Up
By Arne Steingräber
Interpreting ML: Soon It Will Be a Top Priority
By Josep Curto
A User-Centric Approach of AI Accountability
By Claudio Agosti
Your Product, My Rights: The Data Ethics of Product Development.
By Leitha Matz
Panel: Building Tech Communities
Panel: Fraud Detection
Panel: Is AI Real or Are We Manually Importing Numbers? Best Use Cases.
Data Explosion and Mess, Learning from Henry Ford, and Data Quality, Markets and Merchandising
By Prof. Dr. Christoph Schlueter Langdon
Networking && Coffee
Networking && Coffee
Networking && Coffee
Networking && Coffee
Hands-On-Workshop: Data Science Platform in Action
By Stephan Lobinger & Marco Staschik
Alternative Data for Startups and Scaleups: Unlocking the Value of our Data Without Compromising Privacy or Distracting Core Business
By Desi Cochrane
Feature Engineering Is Your Ticket To Survival In Analytics
By Filip Vitek
Wearable Electronics with Embedded Actionable Intelligence
By John Daniels
Digital Avatar: The Virtual Human to Design Medical Solutions
By Christian Contarino
Discovery of Decision Models Complementary to Process Models.
By Dr. Ekaterina Bazhenova
Demystifying the Buzz in Machine Learning! (This Time for Real)
By Dat Tran
Value of Data in Supply Chain
By Darina Onoprienko
A Case for Data Dignity
By Jennifer Lyn Morone