Coalesce Analytics Engineering Conference

December 6-10, 2021

5 days - 4 time zones - Online only

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Coalesce 2021 is a data conference dedicated to advancing the practice of analytics engineering


Carefully curated sessions presented by dbt users and contributors.

⚙️Demo Sessions

Learn how to use tools that are complementary with dbt.

😎Panel Discussions

Industry-expert discussions that go deeper on a talk or theme you care about.

🦸Ask the Experts

Fishtown Analytics led discussions on common analytics problems & solutions.

💬Slack Chats

Follow up with speakers in the dbt Slack workspace.

💼Data Dream Teams

Meet teams doing great things with data.

Note: The dates and times listed reflect the target time zone for each day.

Dec 7, Pre-Event, EST

  • Featured Company: Fishtown Analytics
  • Pre-Event sessions only
11:00 - 11:30 EST

dbt 101 (EU and US-friendly)

Carly Kaufman, Head of Solutions Architecture with Fishtown AnalyticsClaire Carroll, dbt Community Manager with Fishtown Analytics
12:30 - 13:00 EST

Ask the experts: Customer product journey

Grant Winship, Analytics Engineer with Fishtown AnalyticsSanjana Sen, Analytics Engineer with Fishtown Analytics
13:00 - 13:30 EST

Ask the experts: Version controlling your metrics

Andrew Escay, Analytics Engineer with Fishtown AnalyticsChristine Berger, Analytics Engineer with Fishtown AnalyticsErica Louie, Head of Data with Fishtown Analytics
18:00 - 18:30 EST

dbt 101 (US and AU-friendly)

Carly Kaufman, Head of Solutions Architecture with Fishtown AnalyticsMila Page, Developer Relations Advocate with Fishtown Analytics

Dec 8, EST

  • Featured Company: JetBlue
  • dbt Talks & Workshops
09:00 - 09:45 EST

Taking off with dbt: JetBlue's dbt journey!

Ashley Van Name, Manager of Data Engineering with JetBlue
10:00 - 10:55 EST

Getting started with technical blogging

Stephanie Morillo, Senior PM & Content StrategistJanessa Lantz, Head of Marketing with Fishtown Analytics
10:30 - 10:55 EST

Analytics on your analytics

Emily Hawkins, Data Infrastructure Lead with Drizly
11:00 - 11:45 EST

Organizational epistemology. Or: How do we know stuff?

Tristan Handy, Founder & CEO with Fishtown Analytics
12:00 - 12:25 EST

Auditing model layers and modularity with your DAG

Christine Berger, Analytics Engineer with Fishtown Analytics
12:30 - 12:55 EST

Securing data at scale with dbt & Snowflake

Ashley Van Name, Manager of Data Engineering with JetBlue
13:00 - 13:55 EST

The future of the data warehouse

Jennifer Li (Moderator), Partner with Andreessen Horowitz (A16z)Boris Jabes, CEO with CensusJeremy Levy, CEO and Cofounder with IndicativeArjun Narayan, Co-Founder and CEO with Materialize
14:00 - 14:25 EST

Kiro Dreams of Data

Kenny Ning, Data Engineer with
14:30 - 14:55 EST

How to structure a data team

David Murray, Director of Data and Analytics with Snaptravel

Dec 9, PST

  • Featured Company: Netlify
  • dbt Talks & Workshops
09:00 - 09:30 PST

The post-modern data stack

Drew Banin, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer with Fishtown Analytics
09:35 - 09:55 PST

Beyond the Modern Data Stack: dbt Cloud Metadata in Mode

Benn Stancil, President and Founder with Mode
10:00 - 10:50 PST

When metadata becomes data

Drew Banin (Moderator), Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer with Fishtown AnalyticsBarr Moses, CEO & Co-Founder with Monte CarloJon Loyens, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder with data.worldMatt Allen, Senior Data Engineer with The ZebraDavid Wallace, Senior Data Platform Engineer with Good Eggs
11:00 - 11:45 PST

Run your data team as a product team

Emilie Schario, Senior Engineering Manager, Data and Business Intelligence with NetlifyTaylor A. Murphy, PhD, Staff Data Engineer with GitLab
12:30 - 12:55 PST

Human in the loop data processing

Anna Bladey, Applied Data Engineer with Civis Analytics
13:00 - 13:25 PST

Building a robust data pipeline with dbt, Airflow, and Great Expectations

Sam Bail, Enterprise Partnerships with Superconductive
13:00 - 13:55 PST

Hiring a diverse data team

Ilse Ackerman, Director of Data & Analytics with Brooklyn Data Co.Alexis Johnson-Gresham, Engagement Manager with Brooklyn Data Co.Colleen Tartow, PhD, Director of Engineering with Starburst DataMeghan Colón (Moderator), Head of People Operations with Fishtown Analytics
13:30 - 13:55 PST

Orchestrating dbt with Dagster

Nick Schrock, Founder with Elementl
14:00 - 14:25 PST

How to start your analytics engineering team

Andres Recalde, Data Analytics Lead with goPuff
14:30 - 14:55 PST

Data dream teams: Netlify

Emilie Schario, Senior Engineering Manager, Data and Business Intelligence with NetlifyLaurie Voss, Senior Data Analyst with NetlifyFrancisco Lozano, Senior Analytics Engineer with NetlifyBrian de la Motte, Senior Data Engineer with Netlify

Dec 10, GMT

  • Featured Company: TripActions
  • dbt Talks & Workshops
12:00 - 12:45 GMT

Supercharging your data team

Bastien Boutonnet, Senior Data Scientist with TripActionsJean-François Lairie, Lead Data Analyst with TripActions
13:00 - 13:25 GMT

Empowering your data team through testing

John Napoleon-Kuofie, Senior Business Intelligence Analyst with Farfetch
13:30 - 13:55 GMT

Balancing creativity and proficiency as a data team

Caitlin Moorman, Head of Analytics with Trove Recommerce
14:00 - 14:25 GMT

Presenting: SQLFluff

Alan Cruickshank, Head of Data with
14:00 - 14:30 GMT

Evaluating an offer in the data space

Shannon Morales, Founder and Chief Diversity Officer with Echo Me Forward
14:30 - 14:55 GMT

Seven use cases for dbt

Pietro Casella, Chief Architect with EQT PartnersErik Ferm, Data Engineer with EQT Partners
15:00 - 15:25 GMT

Leveraging dbt metadata in data management

Sam Foltin, Data Management Consultant with DTSQUARED
15:30 - 16:25 GMT

Implementing dbt at large enterprises

Chris Holliday (Moderator), Senior VP, Client Management with Visual BIAmy Chen, Solutions Architect with Fishtown AnalyticsRyan Goltz, Lead Data Strategist with Chesapeake EnergyBen Singleton, Director of Data Science & Analytics with JetBlue
16:30 - 16:55 GMT

Data dream teams: TripActions

Rob Winters, Director of Data with TripActionsBart Sandbergen, Data Analyst with TripActionsVirginia López-Gil Pérez, Data Engineer with TripActionsTeodora Vrabcheva, Senior Data Scientist with TripActionsSimon Ouderkirk (Moderator), Senior Product Manager with Fishtown Analytics

Dec 11, AEDT

  • Featured Company: Canva
  • dbt Talks & Workshops
09:00 - 09:25 AEDT

Zero to trillions: how we scaled our data platform to meet Canva's growth in data and teams

Krishna Naidu, Data Engineer with CanvaJose Galarza, Data Warehouse Lead with Canva
09:30 - 09:55 AEDT

Quickstart your analytics with Fivetran dbt packages

Jacob Mulligan, Head of Analytics with Firefly HealthDom Colyer, Senior Sales Engineer with Fivetran
10:00 - 10:25 AEDT

Building a marketing attribution model with dbt

Evy Kho, Senior Operations Analyst with Grailed
10:30 - 10:55 AEDT

Three barriers to effective data communication

Nadja Jury, Data Scientist with Education Perfect
11:00 - 11:25 AEDT

Perfect complements: Using dbt with Looker for effective data governance

Johnathan Brooks, Solutions Architect, Data Engineering with 4 Mile Analytics
11:30 - 11:55 AEDT

dbt at the centre of all pipelines

Jonathan Mak, Team Lead, Data Engineering with Nearmap
12:00 - 12:25 AEDT

How to build a reputation on more than just dashboards

Andrea Kopitz, Business Intelligence Engineer with Nerdwallet
12:30 - 12:55 AEDT

Take a look at these community resources here to help you get ready for the big event.

code of conduct

We are committed to providing a safe, inclusive event for all attendees. All attendees are expected to abide by the dbt Code of Conduct. If you are in need of any special accommodations, reach out to us via the onsite chat box or let us know when you place your order (space will be provided in the checkout process). We appreciate everyone’s help in making Coalesce a welcoming space.