Week at a Glance

Schedule is subject to change without notice

Saturday, October 24

7:00am – 7:00pm Ancillary Meeting Center
10:00am – 9:30pm Conference Registration
6:00pm – 8:00pm Business Partner Reception

Sunday, October 25

7:00am – 9:00pm Conference Registration
7:00am – 6:00pm Ancillary Meeting Center
7:00am – 5:15pm Business Partner Summit
8:00am – 9:30am Business Partner Summit General Session
9:00am – 12:30am
9:45am – 11:00am Business Partner Summit Keynote
12:00pm – 4:00pm
1:00pm – 5:30pm Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
1:00pm – 4:45pm
1:15pm – 5:00pm
6:00pm – 8:30pm Solution EXPO Grand Opening Reception
6:00pm – 8:30pm dev@
6:00pm – 8:30pm Business Partner Café

Discover Insight! – Applying Analytics via Cognitive Computing


Date: Sunday, October 25 - Time: 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM


Cognitive computing is emerging as a new paradigm of analytics. In particular, IBM’s Watson has leaped onto the stage by winning the Jeopardy challenge as well as continuing to establish joint ventures in industries such as healthcare. Come to this pre-conference session to gain insight into Watson’s capabilities and potential application areas and use cases. This session will provide guidance to the Insight 2015 cognitive computing sessions as well as provide an overall guide to the conference. If you want to know more about Watson and how to get the most out of your visit to Insight 2015, this is the session to attend.


Discover Insight! – Applying Analytics via IBM Cloud Solutions


Date: Sunday, October 25 - Time: 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM


Are you familiar with the breath of Cloud Data Services available from IBM? Do you know about BlueMix, IaaS, PaaS, DBaaS, SaaS and/or dashDB? If not, this pre-conference session will provide insight into IBM’s Cloud Data and Analytical Services offerings as well as potential differentiators to consider. This session will provide guidance to the Insight 2015 IBM Cloud oriented sessions as well as provide an overall guide to the conference. If you want to know more about IBM’s Cloud directions and how to get the most out of your visit to Insight 2015, this is the session to attend.

Discover Insight! – Applying Analytics with a Mobile Mindset

Date: Sunday, October 25 - Time: 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Are you new to Mobile Enterprise and IBM's extensive capabilities? Perhaps you are familiar and want to hear the latest in this rapidly changing field. Attend this pre-conference session on Sunday afternoon to “discover” the Mobile Enterprise and how to leverage your analytics with “mobile” in mind. Whether you are a business analyst, developer, operations manager, or even a stakeholder, this session will provide guidance to the Insight 2015 IBM Mobile sessions as well as provide an overall guide to the Insight 2015 conference. If you want to know more about IBM’s Mobile directions and how to get the most out of your visit to Insight 2015, this is the session to attend.

Discover Insight! – Applying Analytics via IBM Cloud Solutions


Date: Sunday, October 25

Time: 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM


Are you familiar with the breath of Cloud Data Services available from IBM?  Do you know about BlueMix, IaaS, PaaS, DBaaS, SaaS and/or dashDB?  If not, this pre-conference session will provide insight into IBM’s Cloud Data and Analytical Services offerings as well as potential differentiators to consider.  This session will provide guidance to the Insight 2015 IBM Cloud oriented sessions as well as provide an overall guide to the conference.  If you want to know more about IBM’s Cloud directions and how to get the most out of your visit to Insight 2015, this is the session to attend.

Discover Insight! – Applying Analytics with an Internet of Things Mindset


Date: Sunday, October 25

Time: 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM


One view of “the Internet of Things” is the intersection of Big Data, Social, Mobile and Cloud from which analytics must be deployed to provide business value.  Come to this pre-conference session to gain insight into IBM IOT offerings to tackle this broad challenge, and to highlight what Insight 2015 sessions would be of importance to you.  This session will provide guidance to the IOT & Analytics related sessions to attend as well as provide an overall guide to the conference.  If you want to know more about IBM’s IOT focus and get the most out of your visit to Insight 2015, this is the session to attend.

Discover Insight! – Applying Analytics with a Mobile Mindset


Date: Sunday, October 25

Time: 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM


Are you new to Mobile Enterprise and IBM's extensive capabilities? Perhaps you are familiar and want to hear the latest in this rapidly changing field. Attend this pre-conference session on Sunday afternoon to “discover” the Mobile Enterprise and how to leverage your analytics with “mobile” in mind.  Whether you are a business analyst, developer, operations manager, or even a stakeholder, this session will provide guidance to the Insight 2015 IBM Mobile sessions as well as provide an overall guide to the Insight 2015 conference.  If you want to know more about IBM’s Mobile directions and how to get the most out of your visit to Insight 2015, this is the session to attend.

IBM Research Sessions


At IBM Research, approximately 3000 of the company's top minds are tackling some of the world's most pressing technology challenges. Across 12 labs on 6 continents, these scientists are working on envisioning tomorrow's technology trends, setting those trends, and helping create products that will make this vision a reality.

This full day session will feature some of these research rock stars, who will share new directions in our industry, the opportunities and challenges these present, and the solutions that we are exploring in our labs.

The sessions will cover a range of exciting topics including data curation, knowledge graphs, cloud data services, augmented reality, video analytics, data security, IoT, and new analytics solutions for education, commerce, and healthcare.

Each session is self-contained — attendees can attend any session without prior context.

Monday, October 26

6:30am – 7:00pm Conference Registration
7:00am – 8:30am Breakfast
7:00am – 5:30pm Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
7:00am – 8:00am Ancillary Meeting Center
8:00am – 7:00pm Business Partner Café
8:30am – 10:00am Grand Opening General Session
10:00am – 10:30am Morning Break
10:00am – 1:00pm Hands-On Labs
10:00am – 4:00pm
10:00am – 5:00pm Ancillary Meeting Center
10:30am – 11:30am Breakout Sessions
10:30am – 11:30am Business & Industry Keynote
10:30am – 11:30am Mobile Super Session
10:30am – 5:00pm Design Studios
11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch
12:00pm – 3:30pm Solution EXPO Open
12:00pm – 3:00pm dev@
1:00pm – 2:00pm Breakout Sessions
1:00pm – 2:00pm Data Management Keynote
1:00pm – 2:00pm Insights as a Service Super Session
2:00pm – 2:30pm Afternoon Break
2:00pm – 5:00pm Hands-On Labs
2:30pm – 5:00pm Breakout Sessions
2:30pm – 3:30pm Advanced Analytics Keynote
4:00pm – 5:00pm Systems & Architecture Super Session
4:30pm – 5:30pm Cloud Keynote
5:00pm – 7:00pm Solution EXPO Reception
5:00pm – 7:00pm dev@

Tuesday, October 27

6:30am – 7:00pm Conference Registration
7:00am – 8:30am Breakfast
7:00am – 5:30pm Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
7:00am – 8:00am Ancillary Meeting Center
8:00am – 7:00pm Business Partner Café
8:30am – 10:00am General Session
10:00am – 10:30am Morning Break
10:00am – 1:00pm Hands-On Labs
10:00am – 4:00pm
10:00am – 5:00pm Ancillary Meeting Center
10:30am – 11:30am Breakout Sessions
10:30am – 11:30am Hadoop & Spark Keynote
10:30am – 11:30am z Systems Super Session
10:30am – 5:00pm Design Studios
11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch
12:00pm – 3:30pm Solution EXPO Open
12:00pm – 3:00pm dev@
1:00pm – 2:00pm Breakout Sessions
1:00pm – 2:00pm Content Management Keynote
1:00pm – 2:00pm Cloud Data Services Super Session
2:00pm – 2:30pm Afternoon Break
2:00pm – 5:00pm Hands-On Labs
2:30pm – 5:00pm Breakout Sessions
2:30pm – 3:30pm Watson Keynote
2:30pm – 3:30pm Information Integration & Government Super Session
4:00pm – 5:00pm Internet of Things Super Session
4:00pm – 5:00pm Internet of Things Super Session
5:00pm – 7:00pm Solution EXPO Reception
5:00pm – 7:00pm dev@

Wednesday, October 28

6:30am – 7:00pm Conference Registration
7:00am – 8:30am Breakfast
7:00am – 5:30pm Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
7:00am – 8:00am Ancillary Meeting Center
8:00am – 3:30pm Business Partner Café
8:30am – 10:00am General Session
10:00am – 10:30am Morning Break
10:00am – 1:00pm Hands-On Labs
10:00am – 4:00pm
10:00am – 5:00pm Ancillary Meeting Center
10:30am – 11:30am Breakout Sessions
10:30am – 11:30am Security Super Session
10:30am – 5:00pm Design Studios
10:30am – 5:00pm Design Studios
11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch
12:00pm – 3:30pm Solution EXPO Open
1:00pm – 2:00pm Breakout Sessions
1:00pm – 2:00pm Social Business Super Session
2:00pm – 2:30pm Afternoon Break
2:00pm – 5:00pm Hands-On Labs
2:30pm – 5:00pm Breakout Sessions
4:00pm – 6:00pm
7:00pm – 10:30pm Rocktoberfest featuring Maroon 5

Women's Networking Panel & Reception


Don’t miss the annual Women's Networking Panel & Reception at Insight 2015! Join executive host Inhi Cho Suh, Vice President of Strategy & Business Development for IBM Analytics, and a panel of other cool women as they share their thoughts and experiences on topics close to your heart, both personally and professionally. Start to unwind after a long day with refreshments immediately upon your arrival - and candid conversation before and after the panel.


Space is limited to approximately 350 attendees, so be sure to add the reception to your schedule using the Event Connect tool at ibmeventconnect.com/insight.

Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, Level 3
South Seas Ballroom F

Thursday, October 29

6:30am – 2:30pm Conference Registration
7:00am – 8:30am Breakfast
7:00am – 12:00pm Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
7:00am – 5:00pm Ancillary Meeting Center
8:00am – 4:00pm
8:30am – 10:45am Breakout Sessions
10:00am – 1:00pm Hands-On Labs
10:45am – 11:15am Morning Break
11:15am – 12:15pm Breakout Sessions
12:15pm – 2:00pm The NEXT Session - Lunch
2:00pm – 3:00pm Breakout Sessions
2:00pm – 5:00pm Hands-On Labs
3:00pm – 3:30pm Afternoon Break
3:30pm – 4:30pm Breakout Sessions