Modern Data Stack Chat at Spark NZ Auckland

About the event

Our first Modern Data Stack Chat in 2024 is happening at Spark NZ - Auckland! This in-person event is meant to bring together the local data & analytics community in Auckland. Have a few slices of pizza, drink and network with other data enthusiasts to find out more about the Modern Data Stack. We’ll also have great speakers throughout the evening.

When and where

  • Location: Spark NZ Conference Centre (167 Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand)
  • Time: 5:30PM - 8:00PM NZDT (first speaker at 6.00PM)
  • Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2024


  • 5:30PM - Doors open
  • 5:45PM - Introduction by Mark Wan (dbt Labs)
  • 6:00PM - Session starts
  • 7:30PM - Wrap up and mingle
  • 8:00PM - Doors close

Talks and Speakers

The Power of dbt in Big Data Feature Crafting

  • Abhinav Joshi (Data engineer - data ingestion and pipeline orchestration. Spark NZ)
  • Eric Bonhomme (Product Owner/Cloud Architect. Spark NZ)
  • Jing Ji (Data engineer – Feature engineering. Spark NZ)
  • Tadeja Marzic (Data Scientist. Spark NZ)

Replacing the wings while the plane is still in the air

Overcoming Complexity with dbt Cloud

  • Mark Wan (Senior Solution Architect. dbt Labs)

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