Beer and Analytics X - Ottawa (5pm to 9pm)

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Beer and Analytics X - Ottawa (5pm to 9pm)

Beer and Analytics X is on! Join us for our milestone tenth event to hear about data analytics and explore local Ottawa breweries.

By Martin McGarry

When and where

Date and time

Thu, Apr 13, 2023 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT


Horticulture Building 1525 Princess Patricia Way Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3 Canada

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Stay up to date with our Beer & Analytics website to learn more about our past and upcoming events, speakers, and sponsors.

Please purchase your ticket(s) soon to avoid disappointment. Limit 6 per order.

Super Earlybird tickets ($5) on sale until January 15th, 2023. Don't miss out on this deal!

Join us on April 13th, 2023 at Lansdowne to experience some of Ottawa's best craft beer while listening to some incredible speakers.

Attendees are able to use Public Transportation free of charge 3 hours pre- and post-event. Simply show the bus operator your Beer & Analytics ticket.

See for further details and past events.

Speaker Schedule:

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Registration 

5:30 PM - 5:55 PM - LinkedIn Meetup Networking, Beer and Food

6:05 PM - 6:10 PM - Opening Remarks, Martin McGarry

On QuietEvents Channel to allow you to socialize, eat and drink, or listen:

6:10 PM - 6:35 PM - Amanda Makulec MPH, Executive Director, Data Visualization Society - Is Data Visualization Really an Industry?

6:35 PM - 7:00 PM - Paul Moxon, SVP Data Architectures and Chief Evangelist, Denodo - Modern Data Platforms for Data-Driven Organizations

7:00 PM - 7:25 PM - Anthony Pitfield, Senior Go-To-Market Lead for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, AWS Canada

7:25 PM - 7:50 PM - Panel Discussion: How Chat GPT-4 will Change the World - Panelists include: Allan Wille Co-Founder and CEO, Klipfolio

7:50 PM - Closing Remarks, Martin McGarry

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM - Conference Booths, LinkedIn Meetup Networking, Beer and Food

A fun and engaging event to learn about AI, modern tools and visualization techniques for best-in-class analytics!

There will be PLENTY of opportunity to sample local craft beers and non-alcoholic drink options. Drinks and Food are included in your ticket price at least whilst stocks last.

About Our Sponsors:


Denodo enables organizations to connect to all of their data in real time. For every organization data and its related infrastructure is constantly evolving. As a result, enterprise data will always remain distributed. The Denodo Platform gives IT organizations the flexibility to evolve their data strategies, migrating to the cloud, or logically unifying data warehouses and data lakes, without affecting business. The Denodo Platform also accelerates data provisioning through reduced data replication, it enables consistent security and governance across multiple systems, and it gives your business users the flexibility to choose their preferred applications. The only way you can accomplish this is through a logical data fabric powered by data virtualization. The Denodo Platform is the only solution that can meet this need.

AWS Canada

Whether you're looking for compute power, database storage, content delivery, or other functionality, Amazon Web Services Canada has the services to help you build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability and reliability.

Bronson Analytics

Bronson has been providing consulting services in Ottawa for over 30 years. Since 2011 it has been engaging clients with Predictive Analytics and Data Visualization projects. Bronson is the only Ottawa based certified partner of Alteryx and Tableau.

About Our Speakers:

Amanda Makulec, MPH

Executive Director, Data Visualization Society

Amanda Makulec, MPH is a health data visualization designer, teacher, and speaker based in Washington DC. She has worked with global health programs, community organizations, private sector corporations, and federal agencies to design and teach others how to create effective data visualizations for more than a decade, with a focus on visualizing data responsibly.

She has frequently published and presented on the complexities and human impacts of how we communicate health information, including in publications like Fast Company and the New York Times. Amanda currently serves as the Executive Director of the global Data Visualization Society, and holds a BA in Zoology and Sociology from Miami University and an MPH from Boston University School of Public Health.

Paul Moxon

SVP Data Architectures and Chief Evangelist, Denodo

Paul Moxon is the SVP Data Architectures and Chief Evangelist at Denodo. He works with customers to help them understand the benefits of data virtualization and advises them on how the Denodo Platform fits into their information architecture. Paul has over 30 years of experience with enterprise middleware technologies with leading software companies such as BEA Systems and Progress Software.

Anthony Pitfield

Senior Go-To-Market Lead for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, AWS Canada

Anthony Pitfield is the Senior Go-To-Market Lead for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at AWS Canada. Building on 10+ years of experience, he works with organizations across Canada and Latin America to develop and launch their AI and ML services. Previously, Anthony was a senior managing consultant at IBM, focused on applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to IoT, Edge, and digital operations.

Allan Wille

Co-Founder and CEO, Klipfolio

Allan Wille is the Co-Founder and CEO at Klipfolio, a widely used SaaS business analytics platform. He has over 20 years of experience leading software companies and was one of the early adopters of Cloud computing and the SaaS business model. Under Allan’s leadership, Klipfolio has grown rapidly from a few hundred customers in 2012 to over 5,000 around the world today. He is a frequent blogger, speaker, and advisor on leadership and technology startups. Allan previously co-founded Espial, an internet device software firm that was publicly traded on the TSX. Allan is a resolute optimist, a designer by training, a frequent cyclist and a passionate advocate for Ottawa’s tech community. Allan lives in Ottawa with his wife and two daughters.



About the organizer

Organized by
Martin McGarry


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