Meeting/Event Information

DAMA Philadelphia hosts five full day chapter meetings per year, every other month from September through May. There are additional professional development opportunities, such as instructor led training, seminars and certification camps. These special events are priced separately at a discounted rate. Networking functions are held after select meetings and events.

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May 29, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Virtual - Zoom link to be emailed to those who register


By popular demand, we are offering our May meeting -- virtually! 

Our theme will be Artificial intelligence and Blockchain

9:00 – 9:15 DAMA Update: Stacey Haurin / Eugene Desyatnik -- elections!
9:20 – 9:35 Breakfast Sponsor:   Available!
9:45 – 10:45 Patrick Millar - Changing Minds: Problems with reproducibility in AI and how blockchain may help
11:00 – 12:00 Joe Caserta – Using the Cloud to Deploy AI

Sponsored by Snowflake

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A Zoom link to join the meeting will be e-mailed to all registrants.

Joe Caserta

Join Joe Caserta, founding CEO of Caserta, as he explores the many opportunities the cloud presents for organizations to deploy and operationalize AI. Mr. Caserta will examine the opportunities and challenges of using the cloud for AI as well as discuss best practices. The presentation will be enjoyable for both a technical and business udience.

Joe Caserta is an internationally recognized public speaker, entrepreneur, technologist, and founding President of Caserta. Joe coauthored The Data Warehouse ETL Toolkit, an industry bestselling book that has become the standard for preparing data for analytics. Joe is recognized as an authority on enterprise data analytics and continues
to innovate and expand his role in the industry. Joe’s consulting firm, Caserta, remains at the forefront of the data analytics revolution, devising the most unique and advanced analytics environments in use today.  Joe Caserta speaks at data and business conferences and events. He leads data workshops, hosts panels, delivers keynotes, and orates  commencement speeches. Videos of his talks may be found on YouTube:

Patrick Millar

Patrick Millar is the Head of Technology for the Institutes’ RiskStream Collaborative, an industry-led consortium working to unlock the potential of distributed ledger technology across the insurance industry.   Prior to joining RiskStream, Patrick co-founded several startups in the machine learning and 3D perception spaces. His most recent startup, Love Park Robotics, was sold in January 2018 to ifm Robotics. Prior to working on these startups, Patrick held leadership roles in technology in the Capital Markets, serving as CTO, CIO and CISO for Chatham Financial for over 10 years. During this time Chatham experienced over 10x growth and is now the world’s largest independent hedging advisory and technology firm. Patrick is originally from the UK and holds a Master’s degree in Explosive Cutting from the University of Manchester.

Election Slate (uncontested)

• Financial Services/Treasurer — April Reeve 
• Marketing —   
• Arrangements — Amy Abrams, Radhika Murudeshwar 
• Education —  Bradley Rhine(VP), Gabrielle Festa (AVP) 
• President — Pam Taylor 

We thank Stacey for her leadership as President, and Dennis Manieri for his dedicated decades of service to the organization as our most qualified (CPA) Treasurer!



$0.00 Member Ticket

$0.00 Non-Member Ticket

$350.00 Sponsor (Includes 5 Registrations)