​​Events

October 16-17, 2019

Ethical Corporation Sustainability Reporting and Communications Summit 2019

Datamaran's Director of Accounts and Innovation Donato Calace will speak at the Ethical Corporation Sustainability Reporting and Communications Summit 2019 in Amsterdam on 16-17 October. He will give a talk on "Utilising New Technologies to Streamline the Reporting Process and Enhance Decision-Making".

New technologies offer an array of new opportunities, but the solutions and implementations are never straightforward. During his speech, Donato will discuss how companies are managing and validating data, streamlining the reporting process and offering actionable insights for future investments.

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17 July 2019

​BrightTalk’s Data Management and Analytics in Financial Services Summit

Datamaran’s Director of Customer Success Maeva Charles will speak at BrightTalk’s Data Management and Analytics in Financial Services Summit on 17 July in London.

She will lead a session on “The role of AI in identifying emerging risks in Financial Services”. Through her talk, you will get a broader perspective into emerging (also referred as non-financial or Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)) risks in Financial Services.

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July 2, 2019

Borsa Italiana sustainability day

Datamaran's Director of Accounts and Innovation Donato Calace will speak at the Borsa Italiana Sustainability Day on Tuesday 2 July in Milan, giving a talk on "the informational power of emphasis in non-financial disclosures."

This session will present how new technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) can be used to identify and monitor material risks and opportunities, build benchmarks and identify best practices, enabling the identification of trends and flags that would be invisible otherwise.

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June 24, 2019

The Intersection of Materiality & ESG: A Foundation for Business Excellence

Key stakeholders — investors in particular — have been increasingly engaged on the topic of materiality, especially as it intersects with environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues.

Join Nasdaq, Datamaran, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and other thought leaders as we explore current trends in materiality, provide practical guidance on ESG, and propose practical ways forward for your company and your stakeholders.

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May 1, 2019

​RIMS 2019

Datamaran Director of Customer Success Maeva will speak on 1st May at the RIMS 2019 conference in Boston. She will lead a session on" Changing the Risk Management Culture and Future-Proofing Your Organization".

The focus of the panel will be how to prepare your organization to integrate risk management—including non-financial issues—into its processes and culture.

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April 11-12, 2019

Sustainable Business Roundtable

Datamaran Director of Accounts and Innovation Donato Calace will speak on 11 and 12 April at the Sustainable Business Roundtable organized in Berlin by ESMT. The event focus will be on how to integrate sustainability into the corporate DNA.

The Roundtable will see the participation of 50+ very senior representatives from 30+ global companies and organizations. Confirmed companies include Unicredit, ING, BASF and others.

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March 15, 2019

Invest For Good - Social Impact Conference

Our Director of Accounts and Innovation Donato Calace will speak at the Invest For Good - Social Impact Conference organized by London Business School on Friday 15 March. Donato will speak on a panel dedicated to the role of technology (with a particular focus on AI and Big Data) in ESG and impact investing. 

The discussion will highlight how AI and big data can drive improved corporate sustainability and performance, as well as the impacts that technology has on guiding investment, increasing information flow, and measuring impact.

Other speakers include:

  • Sam Baker. Partner. Deloitte.
  • Omar Selim. CEO. Arabesque.
  • Sam Carson. Director of Sustainability Innovation. Carbon Credentials.
  • Nadia Sood. CEO and Founder. CreditEnable.

March 13, 2019

NAEM Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase

Our VP of Business Development Susanne Katus will give a talk on 13 March at the NAEM Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase in New Orleans. Susanne will present alongside Melissa Tominack, Senior Sustainability Coordinator at American Electric Power.

The talk will be focused on how materiality analysis can be powered by AI technology, and how AEP is using Datamaran 4 to make the materiality process more robust, data-driven and efficient.

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February 24, 2019

Datamaran's first USA User Forum

Join us on the 24th of February 2019 for our first USA User Forum at Wrigley Hall, on the ASU Tempe Campus, Phoenix, USA. Exclusive to Datamaran clients only, the event will be the occasion to meet other Datamaran users and to exchange ideas and best practice on benchmarking, materiality analysis and continuous monitoring.

In addition to collaborative workshops and inspirational talks, the event will feature an exclusive fireside chat with Evan Harvey (Nasdaq) and Emily Chasan (Bloomberg) on why materiality of non-financial issues matter to investors. The latter section will be open to corporate attendees on an invitation-basis.

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February 21, 2019

Nachhaltigkeit Software Überblickstag (Sustainable Software Overview Day)

Join Datamaran Director of Accounts and Innovation Donato Calace and Senior Business Development Manager Haris Odobasic in Hamburg on 21 February for the Nachhaltigkeit Software Überblickstag (Sustainable Software Overview Day), to discover how Datamaran software can enhance your materiality analysis process and support your sustainability strategies.

During their session, Donato and Haris will investigate how the introduction of Artificial Intelligence has changed the traditional approach to materiality, and how Datamaran 4 Materiality App replaced manual data analysis, enabling sustainability professionals to save more time for strategic thinking.

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​January 8, 2019

Why ESG issues matter to energy companies and how to handle them

Datamaran VP of Business Development Susanne Katus will speak at the “Why ESG issues matter to energy companies and how to handle them” meeting on 8 January organized by Joele Frank, Houston. Susanne will discuss the opportunity that new technologies and big data analysis provides to advance the integration of ESG issues into shareholder and corporate decision-making. She will provide practical examples of how leading companies are using Datamaran to do so.

Confirmed speakers include:

Ann Larson, Managing Director of Global Quantitative Research, AB Bernstein

Pam Lacey, Chief Regulatory Counsel, AGA

Professor Bryan Willson, Presidential Chair in Energy Innovation Director, CSU Energy Institute

James Viray, Director of Social Responsibility & Sustainable Development, ConocoPhillips

Ali A. Zaidi, Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis

Moderator: Barbara Pomfret

November  26, 2018

Datamaran’s first European User Forum:
Decoding your industry's future challenges

Join us on the 26th of November for our first European User Forum at The Tire Station in Amsterdam. Exclusive to Datamaran clients only, the User Forum is a great opportunity to meet other Datamaran users and get actionable insights and the latest best practice on benchmarking, materiality analysis, and continuous monitoring of non-financial issues.

The event will bring together like-minded professionals to exchange ideas in a fun and interactive way. To ensure you have the best experience, we want to hear from you. Are there any non-financial topics or issues, based on the Datamaran Ontology that you are most keen to hear about? Please let us know by the 16th of November so we can include this as best we can in the workshop.

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October 1, 2018

The ONE National Conference 2018

Our VP of Business Development Susanne Katus will be speaking The ONE National Conference
in Halifax on 1st October. This year’s theme will be “Sustainability through adaptability”, and
Susanne will be giving a talk on how Artificial Intelligence makes CPAs Better.

Susanne will be speaking alongside;

John Colthart, VP of Growth, MindBridge

Michael Paterson, Partner, PWC

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​October 2, 2018

Come integrare gli ESG nella risk culture (How to integrate ESG in risk culture)

Datamaran’s CEO Marjella Alma and Director of Innovation Donato Calace will participate on the 2nd October, in a workshop dedicated to “How to integrate ESG in risk culture.”

The meeting is organized by Methodos and Nedcommunity for the members of the Reflection Group on new models of Leadership for Board of Directors. The event is part of a series of regular meetings organized in Italy by Nedcommunity.

The workshop will take place in Milan from 4 pm to 7 pm; in their session, Marjella and Donato will present case studies that will show how companies integrate ESG and risk management into their strategies.

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June 20, 2018

Global Compact Network Annual Symposium 2018

Our VP of Business Development Susanne Katus will be speaking at the Global Compact Network Annual Symposium 2018 “The Path to Impact: Financing and Collective Impact for the SDGs”. The event will take place on 20th of June in New York, and Susanne will take part in the morning session “Communicating for the Long-Term”.

Susanne will be speaking alongside;

Katherine Blue, Principal – Sustainability Services Network Leader, KPMG

Bhakti Mirchandani, Managing Director, FCLT Global

The panel will be moderated by Danielle Chesebrough, Senior Analyst, Investor Relations with UN Global Compact, PRI

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June 13-14, 2018

Ethical Corporation's Responsible Business Summit 2018

Our CEO & Co-founder Marjella Alma will present at the Digital Keynote at The Responsible Business Summit on 13th-14th of June. Marjella will explore the impacts of the digital revolution – how will it transform business and industries.

Marjella will be speaking alongside;

Calvin St Juste, Executive Director, Comcast
Ghislaine Colella, Global Senior Vice President Retail, AXA
Minna Aila, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Nokia
Rebecca MacKinnon, Director, Ranking Digital Rights Project, New America

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June 12, 2018

Do AI and Big Data change what is material to investors?

Jerome Basdevant will be speaking at the IFD ” Do AI and Big Data change what is material to investors?” event on the 12th of June.

As the disclosure requirements are growing fast, companies are expected to disclose more than ever before. With available data increasing exponentially, can AI help investors decipher what is material? Can new tools forecast the impact of scenarios on a company’s profitability, and help evaluate risks and opportunities?

Join three panellists to explore how technological advancements and automation are changing. Find out what it means to integrate ESG factors into investment decision and what the implications are for the mainstream investor community?

Jerome will be joined by his fellow speakers, including;

Dr. Stephen Malinak, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, TruValue Labs

Valérie Cecchini, M. Sc., CFA, CPA, CGA

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May 15, 2018

Empowering businesses to engage with sustainable finance and the SDGs

Marjella Alma, will be participating in ACCA– EBRD- Barclays, Empowering businesses to engage with sustainable finance and the SDGs, on the 15th of May 2018

There will be a lively discussion on the proposals from the European Commission Action plan and the alignment of business strategies and corporate reporting contribution in meeting the SDGs and sustainable finance objectives.

Marjella will be moderating the panel on “How corporate sustainability reporting frameworks are enabling businesses to engage with sustainable finance and the SDGs”, speakers participating in the panel are:

Tom Verheye, Principal Adviser on Green Finance and Investment, DG Environment, European Commission

• Wim Bartels, Member of the TCFD and  Deputy chair ESG Reporting Task Force, Accountancy Europe

Andrea Valcalda, Head of Sustainability, ENEL 

• Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer, IIRC

April 21, 2018

Women Techmakers in Valencia

Dr. Lianet Sepulveda Torres will be participating in Women Techmakers in Valencia on the 21st of April 2018

This is a one day conference celebrating pioneering women in technology. Dr Lianet will be speaking about the role of AI in detecting and monitoring emerging risks.

March 6th 2018

Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference

Women in Data Science (WiDS) is finally coming to London!

Dr. Lianet Sepúlveda Torres will take part in next week’s Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference – Tuesday 6th March in London. 

This is a one-day technical conference to celebrate women in Data Science, following the WiDS London 2018 Launch Party on the 5th March.

Dr. Lianet will be speaking along side some of the most pioneering women in Data Science, including 

  • Elly Hardwick, Head of Innovation, Deutsche Bank
  • Rebecca George OBE, Lead Partner, Public Sector, Deloitte LLP
  • Carly Sutherland, Head of AI Programmes, RBS

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