Why Attend?

The Disney Data & Analytics Conference 2017 will bring together over 1,300 executives, managers, and analysts representing over 135 companies and universities, plus all segments of The Walt Disney Company, including Parks & Resorts, Media Networks, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. Attendees represent an array of analytic disciplines including Revenue Management, Pricing, Forecasting, Marketing Analytics, CRM, Research, Technology, Data Management, and Decision Science. Join this group of analytics professionals and varied industries to:

Learn from Disney and Industry leaders

DDAC keynotes & sessions are led by some of the top leaders in the industry. This is your opportunity to learn from their years of real-world experience.

Discover emerging trends

Learn the latest trends and techniques in analytical tool development, scientific approaches, and extracting value from data.

Network

DDAC 2017 will bring together over 1,300 professionals from over 135 industries and academia, and we’ll showcase some of our industry partners and Disney teams in the Vendor Showcase. Evening and other social events are an exciting way to engage with conference attendees and sponsors with a touch of Disney Magic!

Find Solutions

Identify practical solutions to complex business problems regardless of industry. You’ll leave with specific skills, best practices, and strategies you can put to work immediately.


This Conference will provide you with the tools and training to integrate advanced decision-making techniques into business processes that center on the experience of your customers, clients, and guests. While the specific methods and integration may change from industry to industry, the science and techniques remain the same. We’re confident you’ll see examples of how data-based, analytical decisions work in all areas of business.

2017 Agenda


Wednesday, August 23

7:15am - 9:00am
Registration and Breakfast
9:00am - 10:15am
Introduction and Opening Keynote
10:15am - 10:30am
Coffee Break
10:30am - 11:30am
Keynote
11:30am - 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm - 1:50pm
Breakout Sessions
1:50pm - 2:10pm
Snack/Drink Break
2:10pm - 3:00pm
Breakout Sessions
3:00pm - 3:20pm
Snack/Drink Break
3:20pm - 4:10pm
Breakout Sessions
4:10pm - 4:30pm
Snack/Drink Break
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Keynote
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Dinner
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Evening Event
Thursday, August 24

7:15am - 9:00am
Registration and Breakfast
9:00am - 10:10am
Introduction and Opening Keynote
10:10am - 10:20am
Coffee Break
10:20am - 11:20am
Keynote
11:20am - 1:00pm
Lunch/Disney Data and Analytics Women Lunch Panel
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Keynote
2:00pm - 2:10pm
Drink/Snack Break
2:10pm - 3:00pm
Breakout Sessions
3:00pm - 3:10pm
Drink/Snack Break
3:10pm - 4:00pm
Breakout Sessions
4:00pm - 4:10pm
Drink/Snack Break
4:10pm - 5:00pm
Breakout Sessions
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