23 Conferences Data Scientists Should Attend in 2017 and 2018

20 Conferences Data Scientists Should Attend

Being a data scientist means dedication to continuous learning.  One great way to keep learning, improve your network, and get exposed to different views is to attend conferences.  Here are several conferences for data scientist you should consider attending.

1. Emetrics Summit


Emetrics covers a broad range of topics with the specific focus on data driven marketing. This includes information on infusing large-volume data and tools for marketing, with professionals from the industry also in attendance as speakers.

Since its inception in 2002, Emetrics has focused on the way big data and its technologies affect online marketing. Other topics at the conference include social media, mobile, data democratization and data centers.


Location London New York Berlin Milan Las Vegas
Date Oct 11-12, 2017 Oct 29-Nov 1, 2017 Nov 13-14, 2017 Nov 14-15, 2017 June 4-7, 2018
Other Details Price Price Price Price Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No No No No No




2. Open Data Science Conference


Open Data Science has its main focus on open-source frameworks for large data sets. Examples include R, Python and Julia.

Open Data Science conference aims to advocate the use of open source tools in large companies. On the sidelines, it also aims to raise money for open-source projects and increase awareness about data science.

Topics covered at the conference also include machine learning, neural networks, social networks, graph analysis, text analysis, natural language processing, data visualization, Big data tools and Hadoop-based frameworks.


Location London San Fransisco Boston
Date Oct 12-14, 2017 Nov 2-4, 2017 May 1-4, 2018
Other Details Price Price Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No No No




3. Predictive Analytics World


Predictive Analytics World mainly focuses on the predictive analysis of large data sets.

The conference is suitable for both experts as well as beginners and includes topics such as customer relationship management, financial services, banking, insurance, e-commerce and government healthcare.

Location, date and price are mentioned below.


Location London New York Berlin
Date Oct 11-12, 2017 Oct 29-Nov 2, 2017 Nov 13-14, 2017
Other Details Price Price Price
Live Stream No No No




4. IEEE International Conference On Data Mining 

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IEEE International Conference For Data Mining has established itself as one of the biggest conferences on data mining with its main focus on latest technologies and the role of big data in businesses.

Attended by professionals and researchers from a diverse field of sujects related with data mining such as statistics, machine learning, pattern recognition, data warehousing and data visualization this conference provides an international platform for presentation of new research and discussion on new technologies related to data mining.

Topics covered include data mining, algorithms, software systems and applications.


Location New Orleans, USA
Date Nov 18 -21, 2017
Other Details Price
Live Stream No




5. Strata Data Conference


Strata Data Conference is the joint collaboration of O’Reilly and Cloudera with a focus on introducing new technologies and method for Big data.

Strata Data Conference is widely attended by professionals and data scientists from the field of Big data analysis. Attendees benefit from the experience of these industry professionals and data scientists.


Location New York Singapore San Jose London
Date Sep 25-28, 2017 Dec 4-7, 2017 March 5-8, 2018 May 21-24, 2018
Other Details Price Price Not Mentioned Price Not Mentioned Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No No No No





6. KDD2017


Conference on Knowledge Discovery And Data mining is a forum which brings together experts from the field of big data.

Supported by Association For Computing Machinery, the topics focused include data mining, data analytics and big data.


Location Halifax, Nova Scotia – Canada
Date Aug 13-17, 2017
Other Details Price
Live Stream No




7. The Data Science Conference

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The Data Science Conference is dedicated to business analytic professionals but can also be attended by data scientists, predictive analysts and machine learners.

This conference is suitable for people working in the fields of big data, data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence and predictive modeling.

Topics that are covered include promotion of education for data science, and pros/cons of open-source vs proprietary services.


Location Seattle Chicago Chicago
Date Sept 21-22, 2017 May 3-4, 2018 Sept 20-21, 2018
Other Details Price Price Not Mentioned Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No No No




 8. Global Big Data Conference

global big data

Global Big Data Conference is for both technical and non-technical audience.

Its main topic of focus is big data utilization. Other topics include Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL, Data Science, Deep Learning, Machine learning and Real-time processing.

Training sessions are also conducted for professionals and individuals alike.


Location Santa Clara,USA
Date Aug 29-31, 2017
Other Details Price
Live Stream No




9. Rework



Rework consists of talks by experts and professionals given on advancements in the fields of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Attendees get the chance to have first hand insight from experts on advancements in neural networks and its affects on the society and economy. They also get to interact with experts, industry professionals, business leaders and entrepreneurs.


Location London,Uk
Date Sep 21-22, 2017
Other Details Price
Live Stream No




10. MLConf


The Machine Learning Conference is focused on machine learning and data science.

Instead of discussing tools, the main focus of this conference is on bringing professionals and researchers from industries and universities and giving them a platform to share latest development, research, methodologies and practices.


Location Atlanta,USA San Francisco,USA
Date Sept 15, 2017 Nov 10, 2017
Other Details Price Price
Live Stream No No




11. Indy Big Data

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Indy Big Data focuses on innovation in Big data. This conference aims to promote new ideas on Big data. List of topics include new technologies, tools and methods for coping with big data volumes and Internet of Things (IoT).


Location Indianapolis, USA Washington, USA
Date Sep 14, 2017 Oct 2, 2017
Other Details Price Price
Live Stream No No




12. Data Conference

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The Data Conference focuses on bringing together people interested in databases, data warehousing, data managing and data security.


Location Lisbon, Portugal
Date July 26-28, 2018
Other Details Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No




13. Big Data Analytics Tokyo

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Big Data Analytics Tokyo is a meeting place for data science and data analytics related startups with Japanese companies. These companies usually come with the intention of either partnering with these startups or investing in them.


Location Tokyo, Japan
Date Oct 23-25, 2017
Other Details Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No




14. IBM think 2018

ibm think

IBM think is the combination of IBM conferences such as World of Watson, Amplify, Connect, Edge and InterConnect into one mega event. Theses conferences used to cover topics such as artificial intelligence, big data, IoT and security and which will now be covered in IBM think.


Location Las Vegas, USA
Date March 19-22, 2018
Other Details Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No




15. TDWI Seattle Accelerate

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In Order for companies to increase their business value companies are looking for skilled data analysts and data scientists whose portfolio is up to date with latest industry practices. With experts in the field of analytics and data science as speakers, TDWI Accelerate is a learning conference for progressive data analysts and scientists who want to learn from the experiences of these professionals and learn new industry practices.


Location Seattle, USA
Date Oct 16-18, 2017
Other Details Price
Live Stream No




16. TDWI Orlando Conference


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This is another learning conference by TDWI. Its purpose is to bring together experts in the field of big data and analytics and share latest technology trends and implementation strategies.


Location Orlando, USA
Date Dec 3-8, 2017
Other Details Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No




17. Tableau Conference 2017


Tableau Conference 2017 is a mega data science event for data enthusiasts and professionals alike to learn about new insights in the fields of data science and data analytics. The conference will also include training sessions and attendees can also avail the opportunity to get certified as Tableau expert.


Location Las Vegas, USA
Date Oct 9-12, 2017
Other Details Price
Live Stream No




18. Terdata Partners Conference


Teradata Partners Conference is another mega event related to data and analytics which is attended by more that 3000 data science professionals with the goal of sharing their knowledge and ideas with each other and to discuss new strategies and implementations on how to use data to drive better business value.


Location Anaheim, USA
Date Oct 22-26, 2017
Oct 23-25, 2017 (Virtual Conference)
Other Details Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream Yes



19. Data Disrupt

data disrupt

Data Disrupt key focus is on the financial services more specifically how data analytics influences the financial sector. Topics discussed will include how big data, data sources, new analytic techniques and technologies affect the financial sector. Businesses in the financial sector that will be the main focus of attention will include commercial finance, capital markets consumer finance and investment management and how data analytics affects them.


Location New York, USA
Date May 22-24, 2018
Other Details Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No




20. PyData


PyData provides a platform to users and developers of data analysis tools to come together and discuss, share and brainstorm new ideas and problems related to the data science and data analytics field. This enables them to learn from each other and gain insights into new industry practices and latest technologies and trends.


Location Mazowiecka, Poland New York, USA Delhi, India Warsaw, Poland Karlsruhe, Germany London, UK
Date Aug 17-20, 2017 Aug 22-25, 2017 Sept 2-3, 2017 Oct 19-20, 2017 Oct 25-27, 2017 Oct 26-30, 2017
Other Details Price Not Mentioned Price Price Price Price Price
Live Stream No No No No No No




21. Domino Data Science Pop-Up

domino data science popup

Domino Data Science Pop-Up organizes a number of talks and workshops on data science. Its main focus is on data science applications related to financial and insurance services.

Data Science Pop-Up provides a platform for experts and professionals to come and share their ideas and discuss emerging technologies in the field of data science. Data science professionals can share best practices that are being used in the field, share their ideas, discuss problems, come up with new solutions and network with each other.


Location Chicago, USA San Francisco, USA London, Uk
Date Nov 14, 2017 May, 2018 Oct, 2018
Other Details $279 (For Individuals)
$109 (For Students)
Price Not Mentioned Price Not Mentioned
Live Stream No No No




22. Data Science Salon

data science salon

Data Science Salon is a conference that brings together professionals, experts, developers and executives from various fields. These fields can range from media and entertainment to finance and health technology. The main topics of focus that are discussed are machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Data Science Salon affords an opportunity for data science experts and professionals to learn from each other, understand and develop best practices and to come up with new and efficient solutions.


Location Los Angeles, USA Miami, USA
Date Dec 14, 2017 Feb 8-9, 2018
Other Details $295.34 (For Individuals)
$115.99 (For Students)
$295.34 (For Individuals)
$115.99 (For Students)
Live Stream No No




23. Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

The Gartner Data & Analytics Summit will bring together data and analytics leaders, solution providers and Gartner analysts.

The summit will afford you an opportunity to build on the fundamentals of data management, business intelligence, and analytics; harness innovative technologies such as AI, blockchain and IoT; and accelerate the shift toward a data-driven culture to lead the way to better business outcomes.


Location Frankfurt, Germany Sydney, Australia Grapevine, USA London, UK Sao Paulo, Brazil Mumbai, India
Date Nov 20-21, 2017 Feb 26-27, 2018 Mar 5-8, 2018 Mar 19-21, 2018 May 22-23, 2018 Jun 5-6, 2018
Other Details Price Price Price Price Price Price
Live Stream No No No No No No


Good hunting.

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