22 Conferences Data Scientists Should Attend in 2019 and 2020

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. 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, artificial intelligence, neural networks, social networks, graph analysis, text analysis, natural language processing, data visualization, Python, R, Tensorflow, Big data tools and Hadoop-based frameworks.


Location San Francisco Bengaluru London
Date Oct 29 – Nov 1, 2019 Aug 7 – 10, 2019 Nov 19 – 22, 2019
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2. Strata Data Conference

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 San Jose London
Date Sep 23-26, 2019 Mar 15-18, 2020 Apr 20- 23, 2020
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3. The Data Science Conference

the data science conference


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 Chicago
Date May 14-15, 2020
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4. 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 Prague, Czech Republic
Date July 26-28, 2019
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 5. Global Big Data Conference

global big data conference

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
Date Aug 20-22, 2019
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6. 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 Montreal San Francisco Toronto
Date Sep 19-20, 2019 Oct 24-25, 2019 Jan 30-31, 2020 Oct 22-23, 2020
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7. 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 San Francisco
Date Nov 8, 2019
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8. Indy Big Data

indy big data

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
Date Sep 10,2019
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9. IBM think 2020

ibm think 2019

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 San Francisco
Date May 4-7, 2020
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10. 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
Date Nov 10-15, 2019
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11. Tableau Conference 2019

tableau conference 2019

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 Nov 12-15, 2019
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12. Terdata Universe 2019teradata universe

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 Denver, USA
Date Oct 20-24, 2019
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13. 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 Basel London New Delhi Cordoba Berlin New York Cambridge Los Angeles Warsaw
Date Jul 10-12, 2019 Jul 12-14, 2019 Aug 03-04, 2018 Sep 27-29, 2019 Oct 9-11, 2019 Nov 4-6, 2019 Nov 14-17, 2019 Dec 3-5, 2019 Dec 12-13, 2019
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14. Data Science Salon

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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 Miami Seattle Los Angeles Austin
Date Sept 10-11, 2019 Oct 17, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 Feb 20-21, 2019
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15. Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

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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 Mexico City, Mexico Frankfurt, Germany Sydney, AUS London, UK
Date Sept 10-11, 2019 Nov 19-20, 2019 Feb 17-18, 2020 Mar 9-11, 2020
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16. Data Council

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Data Council focuses on technical aspects of data science. It aims to remove the gap between data scientists, data engineers and data analysts.

Main focus of the conference will be on topics related to the real world application of data science. Conference will also discuss data pipeline architectures. Among the panel of speakers would be data scientists and engineers from top companies such as Facebook, Lyft, Airbnb and Instacart among others. Attendees will include data scientists and engineers from from a variety of different fields and startups including media, finance and technology.


Location Barcelona New York San Francisco
Date Oct 2-3, 2019 Nov 12-13, 2019 April 2020
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17. IEEE ICDM 2019


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 subjects 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 Beijing
Date Nov 8-11, 2019
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18. rstudio::conf


rstudio::conf focuses on data science with respect to R and RStudio.

Three different conferences will be available. One conference will focus on basics of data science with R. The second conference will talk about advance topics and is for advanced users of RStudio. The third conference will discuss real world problems and their solutions.

The conference will also consist of workshops which will deal with various topics related to data science and R.


Location Austin
Date Jan 27-30, 2020
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19. International Conference On Machine Learning And Data Mining


The International Conference On Machine Learning And Data Mining MLDM main purpose is to bring together researchers from world over in the field of machine learning and data mining.

The conference will focus on the latest research being done in the field of machine learning and data mining. Research papers on topics will include but not limited to audio mining, mining text documents, sampling methods, visualization and data mining. Application papers will also be accepted with main focus on applications related to multimedia, biomedical and web mining.


Location New York
Date July 20-25, 2019
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20. AI & Big Data Expo North America 2019


The AI & Big Data Expo North America will feature new next generation technologies and strategies from the field of artificial intelligence and big data.

The conference will together market leaders, startups and experts from the fields of artificial intelligence and big data to discuss the advancement in these fields and the effect that these advancements will have on a number of sectors such as enterprise and consumer.

Location Silicon Valley
Date Nov 13-14, 2019
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21. LOD 2019


Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization and Data Science will focus on multiple topics from the fields of machine learning, data science and computational optimization.

It will provide a platform for the discussion on the latest research and sharing of new ideas and practices.

The conference will feature invited talks, tutorials, demonstrations and special sessions.

Location Tuscany
Date Sep 10-13, 2019
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22. 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 Las Vegas
Date May 31-June 4, 2020
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Good hunting.

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