Thank you for your interest in Data for Breakfast. This event has already toured. If you’d still like to learn about the Data Cloud please join us for Introduction to Snowflake.

Your future depends on using data. Join us for a morning of insights, inspiration, value—and breakfast—where you’ll learn all about Snowflake’s Data Cloud: a global network where you can mobilise your data in a multitude of ways with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance.


  • Unite your siloed data, and access governed and secure first-, second-, and third-party data for previously unimagined insights.
  • Develop and run data applications, models, and pipelines where data lives.
  • Work and collaborate seamlessly across multiple clouds no matter where data or your local and global business communities reside.
  • Use Snowpark, which extends the Data Cloud to data engineers and data scientists who prefer to use Python.
  • Find new customers and increase revenue by offering data sets, data services, and applications in Snowflake Marketplace.
  • Learn how your peers are leveraging Snowflake to power their data initiatives

Cost to Attend: Free 

8 a.m.
Registration, Networking, and Breakfast

Get your badge, grab some breakfast, talk with your peers, and chat with our data experts.

9 a.m.
What is the Data Cloud

See how you can eliminate data silos and provide governed access to nearly all of your data thanks to near-infinite elastic resources enabling your most critical workloads.

9:25 a.m.
RTL’s journey to becoming a fully digital & data-driven company

The media industry is quickly changing. Online video-on-demand services such as Videoland by RTL is growing in popularity. At RTL Nederland, the largest commercial media and entertainment company in the Netherlands, the role of data is increasing rapidly with the focus on becoming a fan-centric company. Join RTL’s Soumyajit Haldar, Information Architect, Menno Kooistra, Team Manager BI CoE, and Rick van Erk, Product Owner Data Platforms as they explore how RTL rode the wave of change across the broadcast industry. And you’ll learn how it achieves new levels of performance and scalability with Snowflake, why data security and privacy are essential, and how support for clean data rooms will change the game moving forward.

9:45 a.m.
Navigating the perfect data storm with Wortell Smart and Robeco

A number of data-related aspects created a perfect storm in which Robeco wanted to revisit its data architecture. Together with Wortell Smart, Robeco set out on a project to implement a new data platform. Starting with a vision of what they wanted to achieve with data, Robeco is implementing a data mesh architecture with Snowflake at the core of its data ecosystem. In the presentation, Maarten de Heus, Director & Integration architect, will show the triggers that started the project and we will provide a first glance at the new platform. Data Ingestion Features, A Data Portal, Data Transformation, and Data Governance will be presented.

10 a.m.
Customer and Partner Q&A Panel

Ask the event presenters your questions about the Data Cloud.

10:30 a.m.
Networking and Snowflake Demos

Talk with your peers, learn about partner solutions, and see Snowflake in action with live demos at the Snowflake genius bar. 

  • Vincent Wylenzek

    Managing Director, Wortell

  • Maarten de Heus

    Director & Integration architect, Robeco

  • Menno Kooistra

    Team Manager BI CoE, RTL

  • Rick van Erk

    Lead Product Owner Data Platforms, RTL

  • Soumyajit Haldar

    Data/Information Architect, RTL

Black Diamond Partners
Blue Square Partners


15 March 2023

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.