Week at a Glance

Schedule is subject to change without notice

Sunday, October 25

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Business Partner Summit*
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Business Partner General Session
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
1:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dev@
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EXPO grand opening and welcome reception
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Business Partner Café
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Social Lounge Reception

*Business Partner events are limited to IBM Business Partners who have registered for the Insight Business Partner Summit

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 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


For 70 years, IBM Research has been the innovation engine of the IBM corporation. With approximately 3000 employees located at 12 labs on 6 continents, IBM Research has the best minds advancing science and solving today’s and tomorrow’s problems. This full day session will feature these world class experts describing the important trends in our industry, the opportunities and challenges these trends present, and the solutions that we are exploring in our labs and with our IBM colleagues. The sessions will cover a wide range of topics including Data curation, Knowledge Graphs, Cloud Data Services, Augmented Reality, Video Analytics, Data Security, IOT, and various Analytics Solutions such as for Education, Commerce, and Healthcare. Each session is self-contained — attendees can attend one or all sessions without prior context.

Monday, October 26

6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Business Partner Café
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. General session
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dev@
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hands-on Labs
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Elective sessions
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Keynote
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EXPO
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Elective sessions
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Keynote
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Labs
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Keynote
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Keynote
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EXPO reception

Tuesday, October 27

6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Business Partner Café
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. General session
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dev@
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hands-on Labs
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Elective sessions
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Keynote
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EXPO
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Elective sessions
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Keynote
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Labs
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Keynote
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EXPO reception
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Women's Networking Panel

Wednesday, October 28

6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Business Partner Café
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. General session
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dev@
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Executive 1:1 Meeting Center
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hands-on Labs
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Elective sessions
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EXPO
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Elective sessions
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Labs
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Special Event - Maroon 5

Thursday, October 29

6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Elective sessions
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hands-on Labs
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. Elective sessions
12:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Special Event
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Elective sessions
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Labs