About Chart Champ
Chart Champ is an annual event that brings together the data analytics community. The centerpiece of the event is the Tableau Dashboard competition, and where the event gets its name. The winner, as selected by our panel of judges, is crowned that year's Chart Champ.
Over the years, Chart Champ has grown into more than a data visualization event. Attendees participate data strategy sessions spanning the full spectrum of end-to-end analytics. Whether you're an analyst building amazing visualizations, or a data engineer doing ELT/ETL and cloud warehousing, Chart Champ has something for you.
Who Should Attend?
Over the years, over 3,000 analysts, tableau developers, data engineers, and senior IT and analytics leaders have attended Chart Champ.
Schedule of Events
12pm: Welcome Reception with Buffet Lunch
Join us in Boston University's Metcalf Ballroom for a lunch buffet, drinks, and casual networking with the region's top data analysts, engineers, and analytics strategists.
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There are only 50 Tableau Visionaries in the world, and we've got two of them on our team! Not to mention an impressive roster of world-class data visualizations pros who help our clients solve complex business problems with data.
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Note: slots are limited and given on a first-come first served basis. You must be a registered attendee of the event to participate. Session times and other limitations may apply. Sessions will take place during the day's presentations.
1pm: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Why the World Still Needs Dashboard Designers in the Age of AI
Amanda Makulec, Executive Director, Data Visualization Society
1:30pm: Data Strategy Sessions
Tales from the trenches - learn how data leaders are adopting modern analytics tech, transforming their organization's data culture, and driving business outcomes. Hear their stories, engage in Q&A, and get guidance on your implementation strategy!
Modern Data Analytics at Scale
Kaitlyn Donovan, Director, Enterprise Data & Analytics, Boston Scientific
Charles Holm, Senior IT Manager, Boston Scientific
Accelerating Insights, Adopting the Modern Data Stack
Jordan Johnsen, Director of Data & Analytics, Barrett Distribution Centers
Modern Cloud Infrastructure for Manufacturing IT & Analytics
Girish Nair, Information Technology Manager, IT Data and Analytics, Teradyne
3:45 pm: Chart Champ Finalist Presentations
The top five submissions battle it out live for our audience! Finalists will demo their dashboard live, showing their unique talent for Tableau development, presenting data, and storytelling.
4:30 pm: JUDGING AND TOP THREE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
5pm Networking Reception with Cocktails & Appetizers
Attendees are invited to enjoy drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and their friends and colleagues from the New England data and analytics community. Whether you're networking with your peers or scouting your next breakout analyst, we always have a good time at Chart Champ.
Boston University's Center for Computing & Data Sciences
This year, the post-event networking cocktail reception is being held on the 17th floor of the brand new Center for Computing and Data Sciences. It's only a quick walk from the Metcalf Trustee Center, there'll be food and drinks, networking with awesome folks, and incredible views of the city.
Opened on December 8, 2022, the Boston University Center for Computing & Data Sciences provides an exceptional work space. The 19-story structure features convention-bending design inside and out that makes it an iconic presence on Central Campus. That design is state of the art in every way: striking architecture, advanced resources, environmental sensitivity, and open, flexible interior spaces.
BU’s data sciences center is the University’s most sustainable and energy-efficient building to date.