5 Data Analytics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Data Analytics Conferences are booming.

In order for you to stay ahead of your game, network with like-minded people, learn more about data analytics and get inspired, there are many conferences to choose from. We've analysed the market and found a 5 data analytics conferences that are worthwhile attending:

1. Predictive Analytics World

Location: San Francisco
Date: 14 - 18 May 2017
Designed for: Data Scientists, Head of Analytics, CMOs
Why we think you should attend this conference?

Great and strong line-up of speakers from a variety of industries. Energising presentations that challenge how you look at your own analytics and objectives.

Top Speakers Include:
  • Dean Abbott (@deanabb), Author of the blog "Abbott Analytics and Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at Smarter HR (@smarterHQ)
  • Jules Malin (@GoPro), Manager, Product Analytics & Data Science at GoPro.
  • Dr. Eric Siegel (@predictanalytic), Founder of Predictive Analytics World.
If you can't travel all the way to San Francisco to attend the conference, there are also international editions:
London (11 - 12 October 2017), Düsseldorf (2 - 3 February 2017), Chicago (19 - 22 June 2017), Washington, D.C. (October 2017), New York (October 2017)


2. Big Data Analytics

Location: London
Date: 22 June 2017
Designed for: Business Strategists, Chief Analytics Officer, Chief Data Officer, CEOs, CFOs, Cloud Architects, Data Analysts, Data Miners & Data Scientists
Hand-picked topics we think you might be interested in:
  • Seizing The Big Data Opportunity: Is Data The New Oil?
  • The Essentials of Cultivating an Analytics Culture
  • How To Improve Customer Experience With Data
  • Seeing The Big Picture: Real-Time Intelligence With Data Visualisation
  • Keynote: The Future of Big Data


3. Big Data Innovation Summit

Location: London
Date: 30 - 31 March 2017
Designed for: Data Analysts, Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Hadoop Specialists, Chief Innovation Officers, Chief Data/Analytics Officers, Product Managers.
Why we think you should attend this conference?

Great hands-on experience. Topics include Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Governance, Data Culture, Predictive Modellling, Consumer Intelligence.

Top Speakers Include:
  • David Teague (Head of Data Inisght at BBC) speaks about "Customer Insights: Getting the Most from Your Customer Data".
  • Ryan den Rooijen (@denrooijen, Global Capabilities Lead, Insights & Analytics at Google.
  • Mark Ainsworth (@ainsworld, Head of Data Insight at Schroders) speaks about "Using Data Science to Capture Better Fundamental Insights.
  • Tomas Lopez (Head of Data Analysis & Interaction at Airbus) speaks about "Enhancing Airbus' Operational Intelligence by Tapping into Open-Sourced Big Data.


4. IDC Big Data & Analytics Conference 2017

Location: London
Date: 20 April 2017
Designed for: Head of Analytics, Head of Business Intelligence, Data Managers, Director of Social Media, Head of IT, Solution Architects
Why we think you should attend this conference?

This event shows examples and pragmatic solutions of how leader organisations are transforming their business processes with Big Data & Analytics to maintain competitive advantage.

Topics you might be interested in:
  • Transitioning to the Cloud - how to make it work for you
  • Analytic architectures – optimizing for the right Big Data workload
  • Monetizing your data assets – can you really profit from data?
  • Using the right analytics for the right business problem
  • Self Service Analytics: Strategies for success
  • Big Data & IoT: Opportunities & challenges


5. Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

Location: London
Date: 20 - 22 March 2017
Designed For: Chief Analytics Officer, Chief Data Officer
Hot Topics:
  • Real-time and predictive analytics
  • Data governance and quality
  • Internet of things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Customer analytics
  • Monetization of data
  • Blockchain


Honestly, we understand that you probably won't have the time to attend all 5 conferences.

Maybe pick one that's close to you or speak with your team who might be interested in attending.

All of the conferences mentioned do have great content and a superb line-up of speakers from different industries.

If you think that we have missed any major conference here, please contact us or comment below.

James Cobb
James Cobb

James Cobb is the founder & CEO of Crowd Connected.

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