Are you looking to attend some big data events in 2018? Whether you’re interested in attending the ultimate big data event or a small user group, there will be something to suit you.

We’ve rounded up the important details of all the big data events happening in 2018 (so far), and we’ll be adding more events as they get announced.


Nothing announced just yet.


TDWI Conference

February 11-16

Las Vegas, USA

The TDWI Conference in Las Vegas is the big data event that provides in-depth, vendor-neutral training in business analytics, data science, and data management that leaders need to create and promote data throughout their organisations.


Global Women in Data Science

March 5

Stanford University, USA

The Global Women in Data Science Conference focuses on inspiring and educating data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the industry. The Global Women in Data Science Conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science-related research.

Strata and Hadoop World

March 5-6 (Training), 6-8 (Tutorials and Conference)

San Jose, California, USA

Each year, thousands of top data scientist, analysts, engineers, and executives attend Strata and Hadoop World. This Strata Data Conference will be showcased in San Jose, California where technologists and decision markers turn data and algorithms into a business advantage.

Strata Data Conference has long been established as the exclusive place that cuts across vendors, technologies, and frameworks.

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

March 5-8

Grapevine Texas, USA

March 19-21

London, UK

The time to drive data and analytics is now, and to survive and thrive in the digital era, it should be part of your core business. This big data conference aims to help you create the future – a future based on data you can trust, analytics you can rely on and the insight needed to make game-changing decisions.

Big Data World

March 21-22

London, UK

Attending Big Data World offers more reasons for buyers and decision markets of big data solutions to visit than any other big data London event. Big Data World is a practical ‘how-to’ event created to help data and business professionals shape and understand their big data strategies.

Big Data Innovation Summit

March 21-22

London, UK

The Big Data Innovation Summit is the big data event to design, develop and discuss your journey. The big data event will be packed full of presentations, workshops, training sessions, and panel


Data Innovation Summit

March 22

Stockholm, Sweden

This big data event will focus on practical case studies on Data-Driven Innovation, Data Management, implementation of Analytics and Data Science capabilities, Artificial Intelligence, IoT insight and technology.


Smart Data Summit

April 17-18

Dubai, UAE

The overview of this big data event will include presentations, latest innovations, Q&A sessions, industry trends insight, case studies, and panel discussions. With topics including predictive analytics, personalisation with smart data, businesses modelling, and data virtualization, the summit will further explore the theme of Big Data and Analytics.


TDWI Conference

May 6-11

Chicago, USA

The TDWI Conference in Chicago is the big data event that discusses the latest developments in enterprise data management, analytics, and business intelligence. The conference will allow you to dive into industry best practices with world-renowned speakers and get in-depth training in all things data.

Strata and Hadoop World

May 21-22 (Training), 22-24 (Tutorials and Conference)

London, UK

Strata and Hadoop World presents expert speakers from around the globe to share data case studies, proven best practices, effective new analytical approaches, and exceptional skills with an audience of data scientists, analysts, and executives.

Strata Data Conference London will cover a vast majority of topics including Data Science and Machine Learning, Data Engineering and Architecture, Streaming Systems and Real-time, Law, Ethics and Governance, and much more.

Data Summit

May 22-23

Hyatt Regency, Boston, USA

Data Summit delivers a comprehensive educational experience designed to take you through all of the key issues in data management and analysis today. This two-day big data event brings together a community of IT managers, data architects, application developers, data analysts, project managers, and businesses managers for an intense involvement into the main technologies and approaches for becoming a data-informed business.


Predictive Analytics World

June 3-7

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA

Predictive Analytics World focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. Experts from around the world and from Fortune 500 analytics competitors will share how they deploy machine learning, and what kind of business results they achieve.


Nothing announced just yet.


TDWI Conference

August 5-10

Anaheim California, USA

The TDWI Conference in Anaheim is the ultimate big data event where you will be able to bring your family and understand the balance between work and pleasure. You will learn what’s next in advanced analytics, data governance and data quality by data and spent quality time with the family by night.

KDD Conference

August 19-23

London, UK

The annual KDD conference is the exclusive interdisciplinary conference that brings together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data.


Strata and Hadoop World

September 11-14

New York, USA

Details TBC.


Predictive Analytics World

October 11-12

London, UK

Predictive Analytics World London is the leading vendor-neutral analytics conference. Predictive Analytics World specialises in focusing on solid examples of deployed predictive analytics from real brands and professionals.


TDWI Conference

November 11-16

Orlando Florida, USA

TDWI Conference in Florida is the big data event that presents big data trends, data management at scale, and predictive analytics education so you can implement what’s new and what’s next in the industry.


Nothing announced just yet.

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