Snowflake Summit: 10 Must-Attend Sessions to Up Your Data Strategy

Updated June 08th, 2023
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4 Days

10+ Tracks

400+ Sessions

And thousands of attendees at this year’s Snowflake Summit in Las Vegas! From sessions covering innovation in the cloud to the impact of AI on data teams, this year’s conference is packed with learning sessions, panel discussions, and lots of opportunities for data people to network.

As a Bronze sponsor of the event, Atlan is super excited to be at the event. We have some exciting giveaways (we’re at booth #2600), curated events, and a lot more planned for you. Sign up here.


Table of contents

  1. Snowflake Summit sessions 2023
  2. Generative AI’s Impact on Data Innovation in the Enterprise
  3. How Autodesk activates their data mesh with Snowflake and Atlan
  4. NASCAR Fan Intelligence: Full Throttle in the Data Cloud
  5. Learning to Love dbt at Hubspot
  6. Hands-On Lab: Build and Secure Multi-Tenant Applications Using Sigma and Snowflake
  7. Unifying Patient Population Data Across Communities
  8. Freddie Mac’s Offensive Data Strategy to Unlock Business Value
  9. CIO Executive Panel
  10. Data Governance in a Data Mesh
  11. Turbocharging enterprise value with Generative AI
  12. Snowflake Summit sessions 2023: Related reads

If you’re someone working in data and analytics right now, join the Snowflake Summit happening in Las Vegas from June 26 to June 29 this year.

If you’re attending the event, we’d recommend planning your agenda well in advance, building your calendar for the event, and making sure you leave enough room for serendipity at the event.

Snowflake Summit sessions 2023

Here’s a list of 10 must-attend sessions at the event to help you make the most of your time at the event. Hope you find this helpful!

1. Generative AI’s Impact on Data Innovation in the Enterprise

Generative AI has completely transformed industries! Join a fireside chat with Jensen Huang from NVIDIA Snowflake’s Frank Slootman, moderated by Sarah Guo from Conviction to discuss trends in Generative AI and accelerated computing, the pace of disruption, and the impact on every industry and business model.

2. How Autodesk activates their data mesh with Snowflake and Atlan

There are 60 data teams at Autodesk, each with its own distinct ownership model and data quality responsibilities. This presents massive challenges when it came to scaling data collaboration and governance. In this session, Mark Kidwell, Chief Data Architect at Autodesk, and Austin Kronz, Director of Data Strategy at Atlan will share how Autodesk is using Atlan’s active metadata platform to build the data mesh that’s right for Autodesk.

3. NASCAR Fan Intelligence: Full Throttle in the Data Cloud

Join this session with Clay Owensby, Director of Data and BI Technology at NASCAR and Brendan Tisseur to learn about how NASCAR is mobilizing the Data Cloud to elevate their fan experience and derive meaningful customer intelligence on Snowflake.

4. Learning to Love dbt at Hubspot

Not sure if dbt is right for your data team? Join the session with our friends and partners at dbt for a talk with Kasey Mazza (Senior Manager, Analytics Engineering at Hubspot) on dbt implementation at HubSpot, what went wrong, and how you can avoid the same pitfalls when adopting new technologies across your organization.

5. Hands-On Lab: Build and Secure Multi-Tenant Applications Using Sigma and Snowflake

If you have been thinking about optimizing operations and improving product conversions to drive new lines of revenue, join our partners at Snowflake and Sigma for an instructor-led hands-on lab at Summit, where you’ll learn how to build scalable, customer-facing analytics applications optimized for Snowflake. This session will be hosted by Keith Smith (Senior Partner Sales Engineer, Snowflake) and Kelsey Hammock (Partner Engineer, Sigma Computing)

6. Unifying Patient Population Data Across Communities

In this session, learn from Sandra Arreola (Data Engineering Director, Colorado Community Managed Care Network) about how they built the “Honeycomb Data Network” to bring more data visibility and collaboration on sensitive patient population data from electronic health records, claims databases, enrollment files, Health Information Exchange messages, and other sources.

7. Freddie Mac’s Offensive Data Strategy to Unlock Business Value

Aravind Jagannathan (VP and Chief Data Officer, Freddie Mac) will share their data strategy and how they have enabled advanced insights development by accelerating analytics and offering services to accelerate overall data products. Join this session to learn more about Freddie Mac’s use case and understand more about its approach to data strategy.

8. CIO Executive Panel

It’s extremely critical for CIOs today to move towards becoming a strategic business leader powering their organization’s digital transformation. In this invitation-only panel, hear how Alvina Antar (CIO, Okta), Sunny Bedi (Chief Information & Data Officer, Snowflake), Ken Grady (CIO, IDEXX Laboratories), Vera Silver (Chief Information Officer, Bitvore Corp), and Desikan Madhavanur (SVP, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Product Officer, Capital One) are using the Data Cloud to drive efficiencies, scale, and power growth for their organizations.

9. Data Governance in a Data Mesh

Transforming the data landscape to become a data-driven organization comes with challenges. Join this session with Seth Youssef (Security Field CTO, Snowflake) to learn about operating models of data governance in a data mesh.

10. Turbocharging enterprise value with Generative AI

Today AI is used almost in every role – from designers and marketers to engineers and writers. This truly is an era of artificial intelligence! In this session, Lan Guan, Accenture Global Data and AI Lead will share insights on how companies can turbocharge enterprise value with Generative AI.

Interested in meeting Atlan or having fun with the data community in Vegas? Visit here for more updates about Atlan @ Snowflake Summit. If you are around, we’d love to meet you at the event.



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