DIUC24: Celebrating 35 Years of Analytics Excellence

Join us for DIUC’s 35th anniversary in the heart of West Yellowstone, Montana.

This year’s conference offers attendees an immersive experience, blending cutting-edge analytics with the captivating surroundings of Yellowstone National Park. Register today for an unparalleled analytics expedition!

Tuesday, Sept. 24–Thursday, Sept. 26, 2024

Registration will close on August 23rdRegister now

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Agenda

Monday, September 23
3:00–6:00 p.m.
Registration for early arrivals

 

6:30–9:00 p.m.
Welcome reception

For those who are in town on Monday night, we’ll host a welcome reception. Join us for food, drinks, and good conversation!

Tuesday, September 24
7:15–8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

 

8:15–9:00 a.m.
Introduction and Keynote

Learn about the latest trends in business, analytics, and AI, and hear about our latest technology advancements to help you and your colleagues increase efficiency, minimize reliance on IT, and make smarter, more impactful business decisions.

9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Networking and One-on-One Time in Yellowstone National Park

After the keynote address, we’ll exchange success stories and notes from the analytics field while we tour Yellowstone National Park. You’ll also get some one-on-one time on the road with Dimensional Insight executives, consultants, support staff, and engineers.

7:30–9:00 p.m.
Dinner & Product Overview

Following our park tour, we’ll have a product tour! Get an overview of our current applications and capabilities to turbocharge your decision-making.

Wednesday, September 25
7:30–8:15 a.m.
Breakfast

 

8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Technology Morning

We’ll spend the morning exploring topics, which will include sessions on:

  • New technology advancements
  • Migration to Gateway Platform
  • What’s New in 8.0?
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Future Roadmap
12:00–1:00 p.m.
Lunch

 

TRACK A—Wine & Spirits
TRACK B—Healthcare
TRACK C—General
1:00–1:30 p.m.

Crimson Wine: Using Analytics to Drive Sustainability Efforts

Presenter: Teresa Woods

Saratoga success story
Presenters: Robert Ghulam and Meredith Borak

Eversource customer success story

Presenters: Tom Boehm & Marie Tobio

1:35–2:05 p.m.

Hope Family Wines: Navigating Changing Consumer Preferences with Data

Presenter: Jenny Boyd

FHE success story

Presenter: Geminisa Solorzano-Cooper

TBD customer success story

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2:05–2:20 p.m.
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2:20–2:50 p.m.

Empire Merchants: Finding Success with Program Advisor

Presenters: Dom Brucculeri and Saif Ansari

Improving Nursing Interventions with new Analytics Application

Presenter: Colby Lutz and Nora Lissy

Flow Editor

Presenters: Jan-Willem Arentshorst and Ricky Lindeman

2:55–3:40 p.m.

Customer panel presentation
Presenters: Teresa Woods, Jenny Boyd, Andy Baker

Healthcare roundtable discussion

Presenter: Nora Lissy

Tips & tricks

Presenter: Keith Garvey

3:40–4:00 p.m.
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GENERAL SESSION
4:00–4:45 p.m.
Ask the Lab

Join us for our “fan favorite” session where you get to ask our engineers in Cambridge anything you want! Bring your technical questions.

4:45–5:15 p.m.
Final thoughts/Wrap-up
6:00–9:00 p.m.
Dinner

For dinner, we’ll head to the historic Union Pacific Dining Lodge in West Yellowstone for a fun evening of networking!

Thursday, September 26
7:30–8:15 a.m.
Breakfast

 

TRACK A
TRACK B
8:30–9:10 a.m.

Wine & Spirits applications
Presenter: Michael Brockway

Healthcare applications

Presenter: George Dealy

One-on-one meetings

9:10–9:20 a.m.
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9:20–10:00 a.m.

Improving Profitability by Integrating Programs and Survey Data

Presenters: John Kievit and Michael Brockway

How to Use DI Input

Presenter: Dan Jablonski

One-on-one meetings

10:00–10:10 a.m.
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10:10–10:50 a.m.

Using AI to Improve Processes and Outcomes

Presenter: Tim Lindeman

How Dimensional Insight Fits into Your Population Health Environment

Presenter: George Dealy

One-on-one meetings

Venue Details

315 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758 United States

DIUC24 will be held at Holiday Inn West Yellowstone. Located just three blocks from the park’s entrance, the venue seamlessly blends modern comfort with the thrill of exploration.

Registration closes August 23rd. Please, register now.

Travel & Accommodations

The closest airport is West Yellowstone (WYS), with two Delta flights a day coming in. However, it is much more cost-effective to fly into Bozeman (BZN) and rent a car. (Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American, Avelo, Delta, Southwest, Sun Country, and United all fly into BZN.) Idaho Falls (IDA) is also less than a two-hour drive away. Please contact us if you need help figuring out flights and logistics. 

For DIUC24 attendees, we’ve partnered with two leading hotels to offer exclusive discounted rates. Check out the details below and choose the setting that complements your conference experience.

Holiday Inn West Yellowstone

315 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758

Immerse yourself in a contemporary ambiance, right at the heart of the conference venue.

Discounted room rate: $309/night.

Deadline to register: Friday, August 23, 2024

Booking instructions:

    • Visit www.holidayinn.com/wyellowstone
    • Select your dates and click on “Group Rate” to input the code.
    • Group code: IUS
    • Or call the hotel directly at 1-888-HOLIDAY (1-888-465-4329) and book under Dimensional Insight room block.
    • If you have any issues with the instructions above, please contact [email protected], we will get you a room.

Gray Wolf Inn & Suites

250 S Canyon St, West Yellowstone, MT 59758

SOLD OUT

Experience tranquility and comfort, situated just a stone’s throw from the main event.

Discounted room rate: $309/night.

Deadline to register: Friday, August 23, 2024

Booking instructions:

  • For online once on the site, click on the Stay drop-down and click on Gray Wolf Inn & Suites.
  • Input your travel dates and select Group from the Code Type dropdown menu.
  • Group Code: JGQ092324DIUC24
  • Click Book Now

You must use the group codes provided, or you will get a booking error.
If you’re having problems booking a hotel, please contact [email protected].

While the cost of attending the conference is $0, the attendees are responsible for covering the airfare and accommodation.

Register Now and Pioneer the Next Data Frontier

Note: In celebration of our 35th anniversary, we are waiving registration fees for DIUC24! You will only be responsible for your travel expenses. We hope this will make it easier for you to be able to attend this fantastic conference!

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

Speakers

More speakers will be added at a later date.

Jan-Willem Arentshorst

Senior Diver Consultant, Dimensional Insight Netherlands

Jan-Willem is a Senior Diver Consultant for Dimensional Insight Netherlands. He has a degree in Business Mathematics and a huge interest in finding practical ways to apply mathematics and statistics in Diver applications. Always at the cutting edge of new statistical technologies, he has developed extensions for DI Production using bespoke packaged nodes of parameterised R code, which add tremendous statistical and forecasting functionality to the Diver suite.

Jenny Boyd

Director of Sales Analytics, Hope Family Wines

Jenny works in the wine industry providing data insights and sales analysis. Her strength is taking data and making it understandable, relatable, and actionable. The analysis Jenny brings influences future behavior and activity in the marketplace, allowing Hope Family Wines to plan, refine its go-to-market strategy, and review what worked and what needs to be adjusted. Jenny says, “It’s not always about winning, but how we use the information and learn from it for actionable insights with planner activity, programs, shelf space, and how we maximize each opportunity.”

Michael Brockway

VP of Consulting for Goods & Services, Dimensional Insight

As VP of Consulting for Goods & Services at Dimensional Insight, Mike Brockway is responsible for supporting most of the company’s supply chain consulting efforts. Mike has vast industry experience in supply chain and healthcare industries. Many Diver® and DI Integrator™ features exist thanks to Mike’s efforts. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree from Rochester Institute of Technology.

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George Dealy

Vice President of Healthcare Applications, Dimensional Insight

As vice president of healthcare applications, George is responsible for Dimensional Insight’s product direction in the healthcare market. His past experience working with healthcare organizations to streamline information delivery mechanisms gives George a unique perspective on the challenges all organizations face in effectively distributing business-critical information to varied user sets. George has more than 25 years of information technology experience with past senior management roles in business development, product management, professional services, and sales at PatientKeeper, e.Piphany, and Sybase. He holds a master’s in computer science from Union College and a bachelor’s in applied economics from Cornell University.

Keith Garvey

Director of Education, Dimensional Insight

Keith has been teaching technology for the past 25 years. Whether you call it business intelligence, decision support, or data science, he enjoys helping people learn how to extract true insight from their information sources. Keith is also an accomplished snow sports enthusiast and has been teaching alpine skiing since 2005.

Dan Jablonski

Senior Consultant, Dimensional Insight

Dan Jablonski is responsible for managing some of the company’s largest BI implementations in the professional services, healthcare, and distribution industries. During his tenure as a Dimensional Insight employee, Dan has also worked on developing native connections to non-ODBC compliant data sources as well as application development work in the financial reporting and management arena. Dan is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Nora Lissy

VP of Healthcare Consulting and Implementation, Dimensional Insight

As director of healthcare information for Dimensional Insight, Nora Lissy, RN, BSN, MBA, works with clients on their healthcare BI journey. She works with them from the start of a project, providing guidance on measures, data governance and overall project implementation. She works side by side with customers through validation and completion as well as providing insight and guidance for future projects. Nora has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare settings with a broad experience in various clinical areas. Prior to joining Dimensional Insight, Nora spent several years in clinical finance and data analysis, both as a consultant and as a director. She has also worked as a clinician in various areas of healthcare that include general medical/surgical care, pediatric, adult and trauma emergency care, neonatal intensive care, home IV infusions and school nursing. Nora received her BSN from The Catholic University of America and her MBA from Saint Leo University.

Colby Lutz

Systems Analyst, UPMC Western Maryland

After graduating with his Master’s in Computer Science from Frostburg State University, Colby found purpose at Western Maryland Health System helping drive quality care based outcomes using data. He spent the following 12 years developing analytical models, measures, and dashboards using Dimensional Insight products and assisting in process, financial, and patient care improvements. He is driven by finding new and effective ways to provide more information to decision makers and has worked on several white papers with DI. Colby is currently a Software Engineer for UPMC Clinical Analytics providing data insights for the 40 hospital healthcare system on their 10 million annual patient encounters and an analytics consultant with 2 other companies developing new solutions we will discuss today. Outside of work Colby enjoys spending time with his wife and his newborn son, playing ice hockey, and playing board games with his friends.

Fred Powers

Co-Founder & CEO, Dimensional Insight

As co-founder and chief executive officer of Dimensional Insight, Fred leads the overall strategy of the company. He co-founded Dimensional Insight in 1989 with Stan Zanarotti. Fred’s philosophy is that by supporting the customer and employee, the customer and employee will support Dimensional Insight. Prior to co-founding Dimensional Insight, Fred served as a U.S. Naval Officer at the Pentagon. As a defense contractor, he engineered database development projects relating to the status of forces, and at Honeywell, he designed information systems for business processes relating to sales, marketing, and service.

Lieven Schellevis

Managing Director, Dimensional Insight Netherlands,

Lieven is Managing Director of Dimensional Insight Netherlands. He started his career at Clifford Chance where he worked at European Education and Training Center in Amsterdam.

Immediately prior to joining Dimensional Insight in 2008, Lieven worked in the financial services industry, where he used Diver Platform to optimize marketing campaigns. Lieven is based out of Dimensional Insight’s EMEA headquarters in the Netherlands.

Geminisa Solorzano-Cooper

Chief Revenue Cycle Officer and Director of Revenue Cycle Management, FHE Health

Geminisa Solorzano-Cooper oversees all business activities and operations at FHE Health, and directs the daily processes of the Revenue Cycle Management team. Geminisa has more than 25 years of experience in Revenue Cycle Management. During that time, she developed leadership aptitudes in strategic management, the development of new services and operations, and revenue performance and enhancement strategies. Ms. Solorzano-Cooper has served as a consultant to an array of health providers, from hospitals and specialty groups to a large physician practice. She has a B.S. in Business Health Administration and Management.

Kathy Sucich

Vice President of Marketing, Dimensional Insight

Kathy Sucich is vice president of marketing at Dimensional Insight. She has spent her career in a variety of communications, public relations, and marketing roles. Kathy has presented at several events in both healthcare and wine & spirits, including the Healthcare Innovation Summit, the Healthcare IT Marketing & PR Conference (HITMC), and the WSWA Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) Conference. Kathy is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and a member of Women of the Vine & Spirits. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Boston University.

Teresa Woods

Director of Sales Operations, Crimson Wine Group, Ltd

Teresa’s career in the wine industry came in September 2006, when she was hired as a temporary contracted employee in the Finance department at Pine Ridge Winery to build the organizational budget for each department and assist with additional financial reporting. She was eventually hired to manage the finance and accounting staff while producing the SEC financial and sales reporting required by a publicly traded company. Having spent equal time in Finance/Operations and Sales/Marketing in her career before coming to Crimson, she was able to learn the wine business from all angles, and that led to having a primary focus on sales reporting and analysis.

Stan Zanarotti

Co-Founder & CTO, Dimensional Insight

As co-founder and chief technology officer of Dimensional Insight, Stan is responsible for leading technology development. Stan co-founded Dimensional Insight with Fred Powers in 1989. His programming expertise allowed for the development of what would become Dimensional Insight’s fully integrated end-to-end enterprise business intelligence platform.

Registration closes August 23rd. Please, register now.