IA Converge: The Intersection of Data Science, Market Research & Analytics

Program

Welcome! Following successful recruitment of sought-after keynote speakers and regarded experts on several key topics, as well as extensive peer review of several dozen submissions received via an industry-wide call for presentations, we are pleased to share the following conference agenda.

This program enables you to learn directly from data analytics and market research practitioners who share your challenges – whether that's managing big picture issues like staffing, emerging trends, inter- and intra-departmental management or finding the most effective approaches, tools and tech to deftly interpret growing data streams to garner unprecedented insights. Plunge into an exhilarating information and idea exchange with peers from leading brands and agencies at Converge!

The Southern California Chapter of the Insights Association will host its annual Holiday Party on the evening of December 11 in LA - please stick around and join us!

December 10, 2019

8:00am to 8:30am
8:30am to 9:00am
Melanie Courtright – Dynata +3

Melanie Courtright – Dynata, John Copeland – Adobe, Ksenia Konkina – Engine, Chris Robson – Deckchair Data

9:40am to 10:20am
Amy Lawrence – Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz +1

Amy Lawrence – Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, Stuart Pardau – Stuart L. Pardau & Associates

10:20am to 10:45am
10:45am to 11:15am
Chris Robson – Deckchair Data +1
In The Driver's Seat

Chris Robson – Deckchair Data, Lisa Speck – Gongos

11:20am to 12:00pm
Eliot Roth - Consumer Insights
In The Driver's Seat

Eliot Roth - Consumer Insights

Barbara Singer – ESPN +1
Under The Hood

Barbara Singer – ESPN, Hilary DeCamp – LRW

12:00pm to 1:00pm
1:00pm to 1:15pm
John Mitchell – Applied Marketing Science (AMS)
In The Driver's Seat

John Mitchell – Applied Marketing Science (AMS)

1:00pm to 1:30pm
Natasha Stevens – GfK +1
Under The Hood

Natasha Stevens – GfK, Alon Leibovich – BrandTotal

1:15pm to 1:30pm
1:35pm to 1:50pm
Andrew Konya – remesh inc.
In The Driver's Seat

Andrew Konya – remesh inc.

1:35pm to 2:05pm
Megan Peitz – Numerious +1
Under The Hood

Megan Peitz – Numerious, Josef Fischer – Behaim ITS

1:50pm to 2:05pm
Ujwal Arkalgud – MotivBase +2
In The Driver's Seat

Ujwal Arkalgud – MotivBase, Andrew Konya – remesh inc., John Mitchell – Applied Marketing Science (AMS)

2:05pm to 2:20pm
Andy Davidson – Engine
In The Driver's Seat

Andy Davidson – Engine

Benjamin Rietti – E-Tabs
Under The Hood

Benjamin Rietti – E-Tabs

2:20pm to 2:50pm
2:50pm to 3:25pm
Glen Kushner +1

Glen Kushner , Kris Russell – Walmart

3:25pm to 4:00pm
Michael Urrico – Merck +1

Michael Urrico – Merck, Jonathan Gavetti – Merck

4:00pm to 4:45pm
Barbara Singer – ESPN +2

Barbara Singer – ESPN, John Copeland – Adobe, Nolan Lowry – 84.51˚

4:45pm to 5:30pm
Andrea Jones-Rooy – NYU
keynote

Andrea Jones-Rooy – NYU

December 11, 2019

8:00am to 8:30am
8:30am to 8:45am
Scott Baker, PRC – Schlesinger Group

Scott Baker, PRC – Schlesinger Group

8:45am to 9:30am
Ben Jones – Data Literacy
keynote

Ben Jones – Data Literacy

10:15am to 10:45am
10:45am to 10:45am
Menaka Gopinath - Ipsos

Menaka Gopinath - Ipsos

10:45am to 11:15am
Brin Moore – Trusted Talent +3
In The Driver's Seat

Brin Moore – Trusted Talent, Rebecca Brooks – Alter Agents, Velitchka Kaltcheva – Loyola Marymount University, Tracy Behzad – MarketCast

Hetal Thaker Patel – iHeartMedia +1
Under The Hood

Hetal Thaker Patel – iHeartMedia, Anees Merchant – Course5 Intelligence

11:20am to 11:50am
Tchicaya Robertson – Accenture
In The Driver's Seat

Tchicaya Robertson – Accenture

Rogier Verhulst – LinkedIn +1
Under The Hood

Rogier Verhulst – LinkedIn, Jeff Marshall – Protagonist

11:55am to 12:25pm
Michele Sachar – Grail Insights
In The Driver's Seat

Michele Sachar – Grail Insights

Angie Aldape – Microsoft +1
Under The Hood

Angie Aldape – Microsoft, Melissa MacGregor – Microsoft

12:25pm to 1:10pm
1:10pm to 1:40pm
1:40pm to 2:10pm
Matt McCoy – Coy Innovation +3

Matt McCoy – Coy Innovation, Paul Neto – Measure Protocol, Raj Manocha – Methodify, Chris Robson – Deckchair Data

2:10pm to 2:40pm
Steven Blum – Kantar +3

Steven Blum – Kantar, Gil Oliveira – Netquest, Jenn Vogel – Voxpopme, Ksenia Konkina – Engine

2:40pm to 3:15pm
3:15pm to 3:15pm