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Our List of Data Analytics Conferences for 2018

If you haven’t already seen it, our guide to your year of data viz conferences for 2018 is up nowAnd while there are loads of conferences covering data viz, there are also a whole bunch specific to data analytics, too.

So, we’ve rounded up a pretty comprehensive list of conferences happening around the globe to do with data analytics. From dazzling New York City to the bustling streets of Singapore, from stunning Sydney to beautiful Berlin, and even from our home here in Melbourne all the way to Pune, India there’s definitely a data analytics conference happening somewhere near you in 2018.

Check out our list below, and don’t forget to comment if we’ve missed something great!

 

January

 CODS-COMAD (The ACM India Joint International Conference on Data Science & Management of Data), 11 – 13 January

Dona Paula, Goa, India

What they say: “Conference on Data Sciences (CoDS) encompasses the areas of data analytics, machine learning and managing big data. IKDD shall work with ACM to ensure co-sponsorship and publication of the proceedings of CoDS in the ACM digital library.”

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India Analytics & Big Data, January 18

Pune, India

What they say: “We explore how data analytics impacts businesses, also considering its connections with predictive analytics and the new area of real-time analytics […] We cover the topics that matter most to today’s big data & analytics leaders along with creativity-enhancing inspiration & innovative action points and takeaways.”

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 Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA) 2018, January 31

San Francisco, USA

What they say: [This conference] ccovers all research and development and application aspects of data visualization and visual analytics. Since the first VDA conference was held in 1994, the annual event has grown steadily into a major venue for visualization researchers and practitioners from around the world to present their work and share their experiences.”

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February

Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit, February 6 – 7

San Diego, USA

What they say: “Forecast the future. The Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit provides a platform for industry leaders to deliver case studies, expertise and share unique insight into the rapidly emerging movement: the power to forecast the future with today’s data. Attend and hear how top practitioners deploy predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers.”

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Big Data & Analytics Summit Canada, February 7 – 8

Toronto, Canada

What they say: “Big data, analytics, AI and machine learning have the power to transform your business – don’t be left behind! Big data and analytics are must-haves for competitive, efficient organizations in 2018. AI, including machine learning, is poised to revolutionize industries. Organizations that want to maintain competitive advantage can’t afford to not be on top of these trends. oin 200+ thought leaders, experts and professionals from across North America at this unique event […]”

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 Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, February 26 – 27

Sydney, Australia

What they say: “Data and analytics are at the heart of the digital revolution. They are an imperative across all industries […] To survive and thrive in the digital era, now is the time to drive data and analytics into the core of your business and scale outward to every employee, customer, supplier and partner […] At Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2018, we’ll help you create your future – a future based on data you can trust, analytics you can rely on and the insight you need to make game-changing business decisions.”

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 Modern Data Management Summit, February 26 – 27

San Francisco, USA

What they say: “Covering the hottest topics within master data management, big data analytics, data science and business facing data-driven applications, senior level executives and hands-on practitioners can come together to obtain real action points and useful connections to better support their business goals”.

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March

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2018, March 5 – 8

Grapevine, Texas, USA

What they say: “Scale the value of data and analytics. To survive and thrive in the digital era, now is the time to drive data and analytics into the core of your business and scale outward to every employee, customer, supplier and partner. At Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2018, we’ll 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 business decisions.”

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 Strata Data Conference (San Jose), March 5 – 8

San Jose, USA

What they say: “Drive business results with data. Every year thousands of top data scientists, analysts, engineers, and executives converge at Strata Data Conference—the largest gathering of its kind. It’s where technologists and decision makers turn data and algorithms into business advantage.”

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 Business Analytics Innovation Summit (Las Vegas), March 7 – 8

Las Vegas, USA

What they say: “The Business Analytics Innovation Summit provides a platform to share unique insight into the innovations that are driving success in the world’s leading organizations. [The summit] provides 20+ industry case studies and over 20 hours of networking opportunities across 2 days. ”

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 Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit (Singapore), March 7 – 8

Singapore

What they say: “With 6 years’ history in Singapore, [the summit] has become one of the biggest gatherings for data executives across different industries. [It] provides you with access to 30+ latest case studies and cutting-edge knowledge, with lessons and approved best practices. Wherever you are on the big data journey, you will be inspired by the experiences and insights shared by our speakers.”

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 Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit (Melbourne), March 15 – 16

Melbourne, Australia

What they say: “Take control of your data.[The] summit is returning to Melbourne for an exciting two days of inspiring, insightful & educational presentations, panel sessions, interactive discussions and world-class networking, all lead by expert speakers from across the globe. Exploring how businesses drive Business concepts, Marketing and Customer Information to gain real value from Big Data.”

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 Chief Data & Analytics Officer (Sydney), March 20 – 22

Sydney, Australia

What they say: “The premier event for data & analytics executives. Revealing the latest data, analytics and AI innovations driving the smart enterprise. Key themes to be addressed include: bold leadership and culture, advancing artificial intelligence, leveraging data to steer customer behaviour for competitive advantage, smarter decision making, keeping pace, future proofing, and the smart enterprise, and data frameworks managed and governed.”

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 Big Data & Analytics for Pharma Summit, March 21 – 22

London, England

What they say: “With big data & analytics technologies re-shaping the pharmaceutical industry, a plethora of experts offer their knowledge within the space at this conference. Expect two days of inspiring, educational & informative presentations, panel sessions & networking opportunities.”

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 Sentiment Analysis Symposium, March 26 – 27

New York City, USA

What they say: “Go beyond dashboards, to link emotion to satisfaction, loyalty, motivation, and advocacy. We apply sentiment analysis to understand and exploit market drivers, whether the markets are consumer, media, or financial. If you rely on data insights, the Sentiment Analysis Symposium is for you!”

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April

 Pacific Vis 2018, April 10 – 13

Kobe, Japan

What they say: “Visualization has become an increasingly important research area due to its wide range of applications in many disciplines […] PacificVis is a unified visualization symposium, welcoming all areas of visualization research such as: information visualization, scientific visualization, graph and network visualization, visual analytics, and specific applications such as (but not limited to) security-, software- and bio-visualization.”

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 Marketing Analytics & Data Science, April 11 – 13

San Francisco, USA

What they say: “Empowering Data Science & Marketing Analytics to Boost Bottom Line Impact. The 2018 Data Science & Marketing Analytics Conference will focus on how Data can be used to drive specific business purposes. You already know that there is no shortage of data. What you need to figure out is what to do with the data and how the data can help your company achieve better bottom line results.”

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Chief Customer Officer (Melbourne), April 16 – 18

Melbourne, Australia

What they say: “The premier event for customer experience executives. [In 2017] speakers covered a vast array of topics, ranging from the role of the Chief Customer Officer (CCO), its remit and acceptance, to customer centricity, engagement, advocacy, measuring CX and culture and leadership strategies. An underlying theme across the conference was the need for organisations to create empathy and an emotional connection with the customer.”

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Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit (Hong Kong), April 18 – 19

Hong Kong, China

What they say: “Drive business Effectiveness and prove ROI from big data analytics. With over 25 internationally renowned speakers and 150+ world-class delegates in attendance this summit boasts some of Big Data’s most influential individuals to educate you, inspire you and gives you unprecedented access to incredible networking opportunities.”

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Big Data Innovation Summit (San Francisco), April 19 – 20

San Francisco, USA

What they say: “Cultivate the data, yield the profit. We promise to celebrate our sixth year of production in style, bringing together an exciting agenda packed full of presentations, workshops, training sessions & panel discussions.”

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2018 Enterprise Data World, April 22 – 27

San Diego, USA

What they say: “The 21st Annual Enterprise Data World (EDW) Conference is recognized as the most comprehensive educational conference on data management in the world. Your Transformation to Data-Driven Business Starts Here!”

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May

 Strata Data Conference (London), May 21 – 24

London, England

What they say: “[In 2018] expert speakers from around the world will share their compelling data case studies, proven best practices, effective new analytic approaches, and exceptional skills with an audience of data scientists, analysts, and executives. Strata is a unique opportunity to tap into the leading minds in technology and network with thousands of data scientists, engineers, analysts, and business managers. Join us at Strata and turn algorithms into advantage.”

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Big Data & Analytics in Healthcare, May 16 – 27

Philadelphia, USA

What they say: “Improve patient outcomes with data analytics. For the 6th consecutive year, Big Data & Analytics in Healthcare returns to Philadelphia for two days of inspiring, insightful & educational presentations, panel sessions, interactive discussions and world-class networking.”

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Strata + Hadoop World, May 22 – 24

London, England

What they say: “[This] conference brings together leading minds in big data: decision makers using the power of data to drive business strategy and practitioners who collect, analyze, and manipulate the data. Strata + Hadoop World is the largest gathering of the Apache Hadoop community in the world, with an emphasis on developing new skills, sharing best practices, and building for the future.”

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June

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, June 5 – 6

Mumbai, India

What they say: “To survive and thrive in the digital era, now is the time to drive data and analytics into the core of your business and scale outward to every employee, customer, supplier and partner. This conference will 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 business decision.”

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Customer Analytics Innovation Summit, June 6 – 7

Chicago, USA

What they say: “Optomize your analytics processes for a seamless customer experience. Data about our browsing and buying patterns are more accessible than ever. The Customer Analytics Innovation Summit brings together innovation leaders from the world’s most reputable companies to discuss how we can deep dive into this data to identify, attract and retain.”

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Big Data & Analytics for Retail Summit, June 7 – 8

Chicago, USA

What they say: “Pinpoint opportunities for business growth. Learn from Fortune500 companies and innovative start-ups to create a business strategy that will ensure growth for your business […] [The summit] is the perfect opportunity to share insight and best practices with leaders and experts from across the field in an interactive environment.”

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Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, June 14 – 15

Tokyo, Japan

What they say: “To survive and thrive in the digital era, now is the time to drive data and analytics into the core of your business and scale outward to every employee, customer, supplier and partner. This conference will 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 business decision.”

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Big Data Analysis and Data Mining, June 20 – 21

Rome, Italy

What they say: “[We cordially invites all participants across the globe] to explore our main theme of the conference, ‘Future Technologies for Knowledge Discoveries in Data’. [Our] conference [aims] to expand its coverage in the areas of Big Data and Data Mining where expert talks [and] young researcher’s presentations will be placed in every session of the meeting will [inspire you] and keep up your enthusiasm.”

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July

International Conference on Mass Data Analysis of Images and Signals (MDA), July 7 – 10

New York City, USA

What they say: “The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers from all over the world who deal with the automatic analysis of images and signals in medicine, biotechnology, System Biology, chemistry, biometry, drug discovery and information robots in order to discuss the recent status of the research and to direct further developments […]”

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Big Data & Analytics for Banking Summit (Melbourne), July 11 – 12

Melbourne, Australia

What they say: Their website was closed for maintenance at time of writing (December 2017). Please refer to the link below for more information about this conference.

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Chief Data Officer Summit, July 11 – 12

Singapore

What they say: “Manage data and lead the future for competitiveness. The last few years have seen an emergence of Chief Data Officer across various industries. However, it seems that there are still struggling issues including what CDOs really do, where this role should be put within an organization, and what CDOs should be responsible for. With presentations & case studies from today’s data experts, the Chief Data Officer Summit will provide you how the CDOs drive values on multiple fronts […]”

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August

KDD 2018, August 19 – 23

London, England

What they say: “The annual KDD conference is the premier interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data.”

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September

Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit, September 5 – 6

Shanghai, China

What they say: “Embed data to exploit business potential. [At the summit] hear innovations from industry leaders in a fast-growing big data community as we have case studies from the most senior-level and ground-breaking executives in data & analytics science.”

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Strata Data Conference, September 11 – 14

New York City, USA

What they say: “Presented by O’Reilly and Cloudera, Strata Data Conference helps you put big data, cutting-edge data science, and new business fundamentals to work.”

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Big Data & Analytics Summit (Sydney), September 20 – 21

Sydney, Australia

What they say: “Maximize the Potential of Your Big Data Initiatives. Learn from industry leaders in a fast-growing analytics community as we hear innovative case studies from the most senior-level and ground-breaking executives in analytics & data science.”

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Big Data Analytics & Data Mining, September 26 – 27

Chicago, US

What they say: “The main theme of the conference is “Modern Technologies and Challenges in Big Data”. This conference aimed to expand its coverage in the areas of Big Data and Data Mining where expert talks, young researcher’s presentations will be placed in every session of the meeting will be inspired and keep up your enthusiasm.”

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Chief Data & Analytics Officer (Melbourne), September (dates TBA)

Melbourne, Australia

What they say: “The Premier Event for Data & Analytics Executives.” More info to come.

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October

Big Data & Analytics for Retail Summit, October 18 – 19

San Francisco, USA

What they say: “The real-world use of big data in retail. Learn from fortune 500 retailers and innovative start ups to create a business strategy that will ensure growth for your business. Speakers for this Summit include leading experts in analytics, data science, data mining, customer insights, business analysis, and CRM from Fortune 500 retailers and innovative startups.”

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IEEE VIS 2018, October 21 – 26

Berlin, Germany

What they say: “[This conference] will include programs for students, academics, artists, industry and commercial practitioners, government researchers, and anyone with interests in visualization and data analytics. The conference trend has been to draw over 1,000 participants from dozens of countries to a week of research presentations, tutorials, workshops, panels, demonstrations, posters, and exhibitions.”

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Tableau Conference 2018, October 22 – 25

New Orleans, USA

No available description and limited available information at time of writing (December 2017).

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November

Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit, November 1 – 2

London, England

What they say: “Turn data into your competitive advantage. The Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit provides a platform for industry leaders to deliver case studies, expertise and share unique insight into the rapidly emerging movement: the power to forecast the future with today’s data. Attend and hear how investment in data offers the opportunity for a smarter, more efficient organisation.”

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Chief Data Officer Summit, November 1 – 2

London, England

What they say: “Improving governance, strategy, and architecture for data. [The] summit will gather Europe’s leading data executives that develop strategic business applications of information assets. We will explore the vision, strategy and oversight for all initiatives related to data. Discover how to deliver breakthrough results by strengthening the CDO function in your company.”

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Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit, November 21 – 22

Beijing, China

What they say: “Strategize Your Data Capabilities To Maximize Business Performance. The 5th Annual Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit Beijing will bring together over 22 industry speakers, 80+ world-leading organizations and 150+ data pioneers across a variety of China and global industries. This exclusive event will provide you with the opportunity to share and develop new strategies, tools and solutions to drive ROI for your data initiatives.”

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December

Big Data & Analytics for Pharma Summit, December 11 – 12

Philadelphia, USA

What they say: “Leverage data analytics to deliver patient-centric outcomes. With big data & analytics technologies re-shaping the pharmaceutical industry, a plethora of experts offer their knowledge within the space at this conference. Expect two days of inspiring, educational & informative presentations, panel sessions & networking opportunities.”

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And keep an eye out for…

Although there’s limited information at the time of writing (December 2017), keep an eye out for information on these upcoming data analytic conferences in 2018…

Big Data Analytics Tokyo 2018

Tokyo, Japan

Official link here

Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA) 2018

Burlingame, CA, USA

Official link here

Big Data Week

London, England, Dates TBC

Official link here

IEEE DSAA 2018

Tokyo, Japan

Official link here

Health Data Analytics Conference 2018

Brisbane, Australia

Official link here

Predictive Analytics World 2018

San Francisco, CA, USA

Official link here

 

And as you’re probably aware, Innovation Enterprise host a huge amount of conferences and summits over the calendar year, many of which we’ve featured on this blog. For a complete list of their upcoming summits, go here.

 

Have we missed something great?

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