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Pre Conference Workshops

Workshops are only open to conference attendees. Please note the additional cost to participate.

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Classroom Training: Getting Started with Tableau - $500 Limited Space
with the Tableau Software Training Team

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Classroom Training: Tableau Server - $500 Limited Space
with the Tableau Software Training Team

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Classroom Training: Mastering Tableau - $500 Limited Space
with the Tableau Software Training Team

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Classroom Training: Tableau Jedi - $500 Limited Space
with the Tableau Software Training Team

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Classroom Training: Tableau Analyst - $500 Limited Space
with the Tableau Software Training Team

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Accidental Analyst: Show Your Dashboard Who’s Boss! - $500 Limited Space
with Stephen McDaniel and Eileen McDaniel, PhD, Co-founders of Freakalytics, LLC

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
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Friday
 

Day 1

Kick-start your conference with a keynote from Tableau's CEO Christian Chabot followed by a great line up of topics.

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Keynote: Business Analytics at Human Scale Featuring Tableau 8
with Christian Chabot, Chris Stolte and the Dev Team, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Science of Visual Analysis
with Jock Mackinlay, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

When? For how long? Time Series Analysis with Tableau
with Michael Kravec, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tips & Tricks for Beginners
with Erin Easter and Faye Satta, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

How Can I Wrestle My @#$%ing Data into Tableau?
with Curt Budd, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Top 10 Reasons to Use Tableau Server
with Jeremy Walsh, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Skills of the Masters: How to Add Jedi Tricks to Your Tableau Repertoire
with Marc Rueter, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Like! Facebook’s Tableau Deployment & HackBook Tips
with Namit Raisurana, Facebook

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

From Outlawed to Outstanding: Tableau in Enterprise IT at Cisco
with Greg Blair, Gregory Lewandowski, Ken Patton, Cisco

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Citrix's "Bring Your Own Tool" Approach to Enterprise BI
with Kevin Sonsky, Citrix

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

BI Olympiad
with James Raper, Daniel Hom and Ross Perez, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

You Got Chocolate on my Peanut Butter: Replicating Excel Functions in Tableau
with Charles Shaefer, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tab Commanders Unite!
with Russell Christopher, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Will it Blend? Creating a Recipe for Success with Disparate Data Sources
with Jonah Kim and Eric Berry, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Real-time Hadoop Analytics helps understand your customers and serve them better
with Fred Gallagher, GM Vectorwise

11:00 am - 2:45 pm

Tableau 8: Hands-on with the Beta
with Tim Lens, Tableau

11:00 am - 2:45 pm

Mapping Fundamentals: Plotting Success
with Andrew Hill and Ben Neville, Tableau

11:00 am - 2:45 pm

A Basic Guide to Tableau Server
with Jeff Rice and Michael Carpenter, Tableau

11:00 am - 2:45 pm

Table Calc Fundamentals: Mystery Solved
with Jazmyn Li and Michael Kovner, Tableau

11:00 am - 2:45 pm

Stat-Spotting: A Field Guide to Identifying Dubious Data
with Joel Best, Professor, University of Delaware

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Five Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with Parameters
with Pete McAuliffe, Tableau

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Using Maps to Enhance Your Analysis
with Stephanie Stanfield, Tableau

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Understanding Tableau Data Extracts: Extracting ROI
with David Spezia, Tableau

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Getting Started with Tableau Server
with Jim Beecher, Tableau

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Understanding Table Calculations: Theory and Practice
with Ross Bunker, Tableau

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

How SpaceX Created Visual Scheduling & MES (Manufacturing Execution System)
with Russell Duke and Kelley Duke, SpaceX

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Tableau on Every Desktop: Deloitte’s U.S. Implementation
with Jerry O'Dwyer and Ryan Renner, Deloitte

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Powering a New Business Strategy at Match.com through Localized Analytics
with Atin Kulkarni, Match.com

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Extreme Viz Makeover - DIY Edition
with Erin Easter, Jock Mackinlay, and Ross Perez, Tableau

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Open Mic Session: Sign-up to host your own discussion!
with Dustin Smith, Tableau

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Champion Discussion I: New User Advice
with Michael Cristani, Powerhouse Factories

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

American Airlines: Running an airline never looked so good
with Scott Chandler, American Airlines

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Driving Blind? It’s Dashboard Time!
with Ray Randall and Rey Sanchez, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Storytelling in Tableau: Why, When, and How
with Robert Kosara, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Understanding Table Calculations: Top 10 Great Examples
with Jesse Gebhardt, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

What's new in Tableau Desktop 8.0?
with Steve Pellegrin, Max Berman and Iain Heath, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Relationship Advice: How to Make Your Joins and Blends Work
with Jonah Kim, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Tableau Server Authentication Methods Overview
with Loci Grange, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Designing Dashboards for Performance
with Matt Higgins, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

An Early Warning System Changes Dropout Rates at Spokane Public Schools
with Steven Gering, Spokane Public Schools

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Personas, Pyramids, Push & Pull: Strategies to Drive User Engagement
with Torry Johnson and Steve Brownell, Zillow

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Political Ad Spending: How Tableau Changed the 2012 Election
with Sarah Stone, Smart Media Group

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Extreme Viz Makeover - DIY Edition
with Jeff Pettiross, Amanda Laurik, and Daniel Hom, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Mapping Meetup
with Jake Baillie, Urban Mapping

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Champion Discussion II: Building Enthusiasm in Your Organization
with Eric Hills, Zillant

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Analytics on the hard stuff – unstructured content, sparse data and graphs
with Fernando Mesa, MarkLogic

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Tableau 8: Hands-on with the Beta - 1 hour session
with Tim Lens, Tableau

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Boosting Interactivity with Parameters - 1 hour session
with Bryan Naden and Martha Carrington, Tableau

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Advanced Mapping Techniques in Tableau- 2 hour session
with Erik Teutsch and Stephanie Stanfield, Tableau

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Advanced Table Calculations - 2 hour session
with Dan Huff and Wilson Po, Tableau

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Advanced Guided Analytics - 2 hour session
with Coleman Wagoner and Ryan Janoff, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Analytic Database Technologies for a New Kind of User: The Data Enthusiast
with Pat Hanrahan, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

People & Money: Strategic Workforce Planning with Tableau
with Mike Gabour, Accenture

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Supercharge your Analytics with Statistics I
with Tyler Martin, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Drive Your Message Home with the Right Dashboard
with Stephen McDaniel, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Google Analytics: From Web Tracking to Visitor Intelligence
with Wade Tibke and Ross Perez, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

What's new in Tableau Server 8.0?
with Francois Ajenstat and Nick Hritsko, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Filters, Filters, and More Filters: Using Them in the Right Way
with Emiliano Colosimo, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Healthcare Showcase: 3 Customers Show How They Improved Care
with Hetal Rupani, Johns Hopkins Hospital; Joe Runyan, Intermountain Healthcare; and Peter Sidi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Transforming the Arizona Lottery with a Single Dashboard
with Shalesh Ghimire, E.B. Lane

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Extreme Viz Makeover - DIY Edition
with Amanda Laurick, Dan Hom, and Jeff Pettiross, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Roundtable Discussion: How can Tableau save you time?
with Dustin Smith, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Champion Discussion III:
Innovating and Inspiring Your Organization's Data Crowd

with Dustin Smith, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Superior Analytics Drive Growth for Ideeli
with Mark Uhrmacher, ideeli; and Omer Artun, AgilOne

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Day 2

Kick-start Wednesday with keynotes from Malcolm Gladwell.

8:30 am - 9:30 am

The Inverted U-shaped Curve:
The Challenge of Putting Data in the Right Context

with Malcolm Gladwell

9:45 am - 10:45 am

The 5 Most Influential Visualizations of All Time
with Andy Cotgreave, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Getting More from Tableau with Geocoding Data
with Dan Cory, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Demystify and Understand Formatting in Tableau
with Jun Kim, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Big Data Unraveled: How to Harness the Power of Hadoop to Reveal the Value in your Data
with Andrew Kavanaugh, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Tableau Server Architecture for Dummies
with Alan Eldridge, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Mark Types and Layout: What Every Good Jedi Should Know
with Wilson Po, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

One of These Things is Not Like the Other: Why Web Data is Unique
with Allison Hartsoe, Semphonic

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Catch Me if You Can - Detecting Insurance Fraud at Allstate
with Marta Magnuszewska, andJakub Sienkel, Allstate

9:45 am - 10:45 am

External Service & Internal Insight: How HTM Serves Clients Better
with Bill Attridge, HTM

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Analyst on the Hot Seat
with Marc Rueter, Stephen McDaniel, and Ross Perez, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Champion Discussion I: New User Advice
with Michael Cristiani, Powerhouse Factories

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Healthcare Meetup
with Dustin Smith, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Taming Disparate Data to Achieve Insight
with Martin Lhotak, Active International; Lou Petreski, Active International; and Ben Bausili, InterWorks Inc.

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Trusted Authentication or Leveraging your Existing Portal Authentication
with Loic Grange, Tableau

9:45 am - 12:00 pm

Advanced Guided Analytics
with Coleman Wagoner, and Ryan Janoff, Tableau

9:45 am - 12:00 pm

Tableau 8: Hands-on with the Beta
with Tim Lens, Tableau

9:45 am 12:00 pm

Mapping Fundamentals: Plotting Success
with Andrew Hill and Ben Neville, Tableau

9:45 am 12:00 pm

Table Calculations Fundamentals: Mystery Solved
with Jazmyn Li and Michael Kovner, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Scale Out, Open Up, and Tell it Straight: 3 Challenges for Data Visualization
with Jeffrey Heer, Stanford University

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Building Analytical Applications: A Handbook
with Ellie Fields, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Improving Dashboard Performance
with Jeff Mills, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tableau and Salesforce.com: Peer Through the Cloud and Behold Your Critical Sales Indicators
with Evan Randall, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Planning and Optimizing Your Server Architecture
with Jeff Solomon, and Ryan Stryker, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Skills of the Masters: How to Add Jedi Tricks to Your Tableau Repertoire
with Marc Rueter, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

From Data to Knowledge: Evolving Analytics at eBay
with Gary Dougan, eBay

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

How Dell Is Creating an Environment of Collaborative BI
with Robert Ayala, Dell

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

How Tableau Public Premium Transforms Business Opportunities
with Stefan Popowycz, Canadian Institute for Health Information and Ken Kransler, INRIX, Inc.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rapid Fire Tips and Tricks
with Daniel Hom, Scott Wasserman, Tableau; Matthew Lee, Adobe; Anya A'Hearn, Data Blick; Eric Shiarla, InterWorks; and Andrew Ball, The Information Lab

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

User Group Leaders Meetup
with Dustin Smith, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Statistics Roundtable
with Scott Tennican, Anushka Anand and Stephen McDaniel, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Turbocharge your Tableau and Humanize Big Data with Alteryx Strategic Analytics
with Rick Schultz, Alteryx; and Kim Carrico, Optimum Lightpath

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Driving Blind? It’s Dashboard Time!
with Ray Randall, and Rey Sanchez, Tableau

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Brain Rules
with Dr. John Medina

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Data Conversations
with Jock Mackinlay, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

On your MARKS, get SETS, GROUP!
with Brad Welch, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Authoring for Interactivity
with James Baker, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Best Practices for Business Data Access: Working with the Data Server
with Karl Goetz and Charles Schaefer, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Mobile Analytics
with Nick Hritsko, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Integrating Tableau in Your Portal or Web Applications
with Justin Rockwood, and Russell Christopher, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Education Showcase: How 3 Institutions are Advancing their Missions
with Chris Shaffer, Shawnee State University; Elizabeth Wallace, American Public University Systems, and Ben Sullins, InterWorks

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Adopting Tableau & the Impact on Care at Vanderbilt’s Children’s Hospital
with Tammy Wingo, PhD, MBA< Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hispital at Vanderbilt

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Tips & Tricks from the Wild
with Santiago Restrepo, Alex Blakemore, Ben Jones, Kate Treadwell and Andy Cotgreave, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Devs Unplugged
with Matt York, Francois Ajenstat, Iain Heath, Max Berman, and Robert Morton, Tableau

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Champion Discussion II: Building Enthusiasm in Your Organization
with Eric Hill, Zillant

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Tableau Community Web Resources Walkthrough
with Jonathan Drummey, Southern Maine Medical Center

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Advanced Concepts in Mapping and Geospatial Analysis
with Ian White, Urban Mapping

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Tableau 8: Hands-on with the Beta
with Tim Lens, Tableau

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Boosting Interactivity with Parameters
with Bryan Naden and Marthc Carrington, Tableau

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Tableau Server: Authentication and Authorization
with Ty Alevizos and Dennis Pipes, Tableau

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Meaningful Statistics in Ten Clicks or Less
with Andrew Barker and Jen Vaughan, Tableau

3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Working with Cubes, even when they're stacked against you
with Kiyoshi Jones, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Behind the Scenes of Tableau Products: From Ideas to Reality
with Theirry D'Hers, Scott Sherman, Isaac Obezo, Sujit Chaubal, and Ross Bunker, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Supercharge your Analytics with Statistics II
with Scott Tennican and Stephen McDaniel, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Checklist: 10 Things to do to Build a Great Visualization
with Naisan Geula, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Understanding Tableau's Queries and their Impact on Performance
with Robert Morton, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Deploying Tableau Server in the Cloud
with Ivo Salmre, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Authoring Efficient Calculations
with Richard Wesley Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Wells Fargo’s Approach to Monitoring Changes and Evolving New Processes
with Jim Hemenway, Wells Fargo

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Enterprise-wide Enablement of Tableau at General Motors
with Jeffrey Rodgers, General Motors

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Utilize Analytics to Tackle Regulatory Issues
with Vikas Argarwal and John Sabatini, PricewaterhouseCoopers

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Rapid Fire Tips and Tricks
with Daniel Hom, Scott Wasserman, and Jazmyn Li, Tableau; Tom Brown, The Information Lab; Ben Jones, Data Remixed; and Lee Feinberg, DecisionViz

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Meet the Tableau Zen Masters
with Dustin Smith, Tableau

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Mindspark Improves Analytics & Customer Value with Big Data, ParAccel & Tableau
with Vitaly Lilich, IAC Corp/Mindspark

Monday
Tuesday
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Day 3

Keep riding the high of Wednesday night's Customer Party and put that energy to work in the following sessions.

8:30 am - 9:30 am

The Six Scales of Innovation (or How To Have Good Ideas)
with Steve Johnson

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Tableau Zen: Keeping it Simple, Yet Powerful
with Jeff Mills, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Twitter Survival Guide: Visualizing Social Media with Tableau
with Issac Obezo and Andy Cotgreave, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Best Practices for Building Great Dashboards
with Mrunal Shridhar, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Working with Cubes
with Kiyoshi Jones and Curt Budd, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Managing a Distributed and Highly Available Tableau Server Environment
with Irwin Dolobiwsky, and Tyler Doyle, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

The Skills of the Masters: How to Add Jedi Tricks to Your Tableau Repertoire - repeat
with Marc Rueter, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Tableau’s Black Magic at Intel: Illusion of Consistency with Efficiency
with Keyur Patel, Intel

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Rapidly Advancing Data Literacy at ACT Using Visual Analytics
with Tim Kuhns, ACT Inc.

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Police & Cartels: How Data is Changing Public Discourse & Actions
with Angelique Abbott, Fairfax County Police Department; John Hitzeman, University of New Haven- The Institute for the Study of Violent Groups; and Jim Raper, City of Charlotte

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Iron Viz Championship
with Ross Perez, Dav Lion,Elissa Fink, Dan Hom, Jock Mackinlay, Wilson Po, and Charles Schaefer, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Champion Discussion III:
Innovating and Inspiring Your Organization's Data Crowd

with Dustin Smith, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Statistics Roundtable
with Scott Tennican, Anushka Anand and Stephen McDaniel, Tableau

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Integrating Vertica, Tableau, and Hadoop: Rapid analytics against semi-structured data
with Chris Selland, HP Vertica and Seth Madison, Compete Inc.

9:45 am - 10:45 pm

Will it Blend? Creating a Recipe for Success with Disparate Data Sources
with Jonah Kim, and Eric Berry, Tableau

9:45 am 12:00 pm

Tableau 8: Hands-on with the Beta
with Tim Lens, Tableau

9:45 am - 12:00 pm

Meaningful Statistics in Ten Clicks or Less
with Andrew Barker, and Jen Vaughan, Tableau

9:45 am - 12:00 pm

Tableau Server: tabcmd and tabadmin
with Matt Jenks and Aaron Clancy, Tableau

9:45 am - 12:00 pm

Tips, Tricks, & Limits of URL Parameterization & Embedding
with Scott Wasserman and Ryan Stryker, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Building Big Data Processing into your Businesses, Google-style
with Ju-kay Kwek, Google

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Understanding Table Calculations: Top 10 Great Examples
with Jesse Gebhardt, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What's new in Tableau Desktop 8.0?
with Steve Pellegrin, Max Berman, and Iain Heath, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bring Your SAP Data to Life with Tableau
with Ted Wasserman, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What's New in Tableau Server 8.0?
with Francois Ajenstat, and Nick Hritsko, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Designing Dashboards for Performance
with Matt Higgins, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Redbox Uses Big Data Analytics to Reach 2 Billion Rentals
with Matt James and Taly Knafi, Redbox

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Multi-platform BI Company - Integrating Tableau and Oracle BI
with Sean Otto, Ingersoll Rand/Trane

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rebuilding WildTangent Into a Data-driven Company
with Scott Moran, WildTangent

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Analyst on the Hot Seat
with Ty Alevizos, Ross Perez, and Andy Cotegrave, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Open Mic Session: Sign-up to host your own discussion!
with Dustin Smith, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Champion Discussion IV: The Champion Resource Kit
with Dustin Smith, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Custom SQL Table
with Matt Hull, and David Spezia, Tableau

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

How to Make Hadoop Easy, Dependable, and Fast
with Ted Dunning, MapR

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Content and its DisContents: Information in the Digital Age as Seen by a Pen-and-Ink User
with Larry Gonick

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Partner Workshop - Day 1
with Tableau

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tableau Desktop 7: Core Certification - $150 Limited Space
with the Tableau Software Training Team

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tableau Desktop 7: Core Certification Renewal - $50 Limited Space
with the Tableau Software Training Team

Monday
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Day 4

You must be a registered Tableau Conference attendee to participate. Separate fee required.

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Partner Workshop - Day 2
with Tableau