10 big data events you need to attend in 2017
By Carly Yuk
Big data is constantly changing. As the technology grows, new unique branches are discovered, each requiring specialist developers and analysts to ensure it progresses successfully.
To showcase the new advancements in the technology, there’s no shortage of big data events happening in 2017, allowing professionals to jet all over the globe to keep themselves abreast of the latest trends. So, with all these events to choose from, how do you ensure you’re heading to the right one?
Churchill Frank has collected all the info from the numerous big events taking place over the next 12 months to help you secure your spot on the guest list.
Big data events to add to your diary:
Big Data Innovation Summit
When: 25–26th January 2017
Where: Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas
As this is the first big data event of the year, we’d presume you already have this event bookmarked. Packed with internationally recognised speakers and top industry delegates, the Big Data Innovations Summit is the perfect place to add to your industry knowledge and increase your industry connections.
Who will you meet?
– 200+ Big Data, Cloud & Analytics Experts
– 24+ Industry leading speakers
– 80:20 Industry Vendor Ration
Should you attend?
This conference is perfect for big data engineers and scientists, predictive analysts, data miners, business intelligence consultants, data analysts.
Want to know more? Visit the website.
Women in Data Science Conference 2017
When: 3rd February 2017
Where: Stanford University, California
Created to provide inspiration to the field of data science and a support network for women in the big data industry. This one-day conference provides insight into the latest research in data science and gives examples of how companies are leveraging the technology.
Find out more about the Women in Data Science conference here.
HPC and Big Data 2017
When: 1st February 2017
Where: Victoria Park Plaza, London
If you want to know the latest advances and techniques that are transforming public and private sector computational research, then add the High-Performance Computing showcase to your calendar. Showcasing the implementation of HPC across all enterprise types, the event gives attendees a detailed insight into the capital and investment landscape.
Should you attend?
If you are a CEO, Data Manager or hold a senior technical position within a company, then this is one conference you don’t want to miss.
Marketing Analytics and Data Science Conference
Where: San Francisco
If you’re looking for an event that takes analytics one step further, then this is the one for you. Armed with new tools and techniques, you’ll leave San Francisco with the ability to make an impact on the analytics sector. You’ll also have the chance to speak to your peers about cutting-edge issues, business performance and ROIFind out more about the marketing analytics and data science conference, here.
The Data Science Conference
Where: Gleacher Center, Chicago
If you’re looking for a conference that focuses specifically on networking with other like-minded professionals that is vendor-, sponsor-, and recruiter-free, then this is right up your street. With a wide range of speakers, from all fields of data science, who specialise in hot topics like machine learning, AI, and predictive modelling, this is one conference you don’t want to miss.
Strata and Hadoop World
When: 23–25th May 2017
Where: London, UK
Conference presented by Cloudera and O’Reilly
Look out London, the big data professionals are coming! Focusing entirely on how data is used to influence business decisions, Strata and Hadoop World is the largest big data conference of its type on the planet.
Packed with contributions from leading experts, you’ll pick up new skills that will help you become more efficient in Hadoop technologies, IOT, and also learn the latest news on emerging big data tech.
Should I attend?
The conference is for big data’s most influential business strategists, engineers, architects, developers, analysts, data scientists and engineers, researchers and academics, innovators and entrepreneurs, who are all interested in shaping the future of their businesses and technologies.
Kafka Summit San Francisco
When: 28th August, 2017
Where: San Francisco, USA
The future and development of big data is what these events are all about, but how about one event specific to just one platform, namely Apache Kafka. If you or your business specialises in the use of this content then make sure your plane ticket is booked for this event.
Should I attend?
One of the industry’s most exclusive technology events, the Kafka Summit is the place to be if you build streaming platforms or develop applications that perform similar tasks.
Find out more about the Kafka Summit, here.
Big Data Analysis and Data Mining
Where: Paris, France
If you have a strong interest in data mining, then make sure you’re signed up to attend this conference. Billed as the top global event showcasing data mining, the fourth annual data analysis and data mining conference will give you a detailed look at the future of the technology and help you discover new elements of data.Should you attend?
Yes, if you’re a database engineer, data scientist or looking to learn a new skill, then make sure you sign yourself up.
Strata Data Conference
When: 25–28th September, 2017
Where: New York, USA
Presented by Cloudera and O’Reilly — two of the big players in the big data market — who have joined forces to host an innovative conference that showcases the intersection between science and the fundamentals of business. Giving you the opportunity to explore relevant case studies, in-depth industry tutorials and the chance to share best practice scenarios, if you’re looking to transform your business using big data, this is one conference you don’t want to miss
Should I attend?
Bringing together the best minds in the business and big data, this is the best place to be if you’re a CIO looking to implement a big data solution. It isn’t just exclusive to company top dogs however, so if you’re a data scientist, engineer, developer or another big data professional who will be involved in business transformation, book your flights to the states now.
Big Data London 2017
When:15–16th November, 2017
If you’re based in the UK, and unable to jet off around the globe, then Churchill Frank has you covered with this event. Hosting some of the world’s leading experts in data and analytics experts, you’ll leave this event ready with the best tools to deliver an effective big business strategy.
Should I attend?
Free and open to all comers . If you’re unable to attend any of the other events, then make sure you don’t miss out on this one. Have your questions answered, share your knowledge with like-minded professionals and become a big data vanguard for your business.
Let Churchill Frank know which big data event you’ll be attending or if you believe we’ve missed some top events from our list, tell us in the comments below!