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7 Data Science Conferences to Attend in 2019

7 Data Science Conferences to Attend in 2019

If you've ever been to a conference, you know how much there is to learn. Which data science conferences will you attend? 

2019's coming to an end. Check out my list of 8 Data Science Conferences To Attend In 2020.

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Most, if not all, industries will have major conferences for members to attend. They consist of educational workshops, networking opportunities, and industry leader keynotes for attendees to absorb.  Did I mention conferences are fun? For those of you who have attended a conference in the past, you know meeting new people and learning in a new environment is often invigorating.

Especially for a data enthusiast.

Data science may be a relatively new industry, but conferences have still managed to bring together industry leaders around the world. from North America to Asia, you can find a data science conference at almost anytime of the year. Like a data science bootcamp,the hardest part is narrowing down which one(s) to attend.

Strata Data Conference

If you're looking for a conference where "cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect - and merge" look no further than the Strata Data Conference. A collaboration between O'reilly and Cloudera, Strata offers an insider experience to develope new skills as well as learn about the future of data science. Strata has three locations set for 2019.

Dates: March 25 - 28, 2019

LocationSan Francisco, CA

VenueMoscone Center

Dates: April 29 - May 2, 2019

LocationLondon, UK

VenueExCel London

Dates: September 23 - 26, 2019

LocationNew York, NY

VenueJavits Center

Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit

The Predictive Analytis Innovation Summit combines keynote presentations with interactive breakout sessions and open disscussion to create an interactive experience. With confirmed speakers from Facebook, Ebay, and Uber, you will be learning and networking with the best the industry has to offer.

Dates: April 29 - 30, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA

VenueMarriott Marquis and Marina

Enterprise Data World

Enterprise Data World's (EWS) 23rd annual conference speaks for itself. 6 total days, three of which are dedicated to tutorials and workshops, are packed with data professionals to educate the world on data management.

Dates: March 17 - 22, 2019

Location: Boston, MA

VenueSheraton Boston Hotel

Artificial Intelligence Conference

Presented by O'Reilly and Intel AI, the AI conference is an event you won't want to miss out on. Featured speakers from Twitter
Princeton University, and Columbia University are sure to peak your curiosity and the New York location.  Speakers at the other locations have yet to be announced.

Dates: April 15 - 18, 2019

LocationNew York, NY

VenueHilton Midtown

Dates: June 18 - 21, 2019

Location: Beijing, China

Venue: Beijing International Hotel Conference Center

Dates: September 9 - 12, 2019

LocationSan Jose, CA

VenueSan Jose McEnery Convention Center

Dates: October 14 - 17, 2019

LocationLondon, UK

VenueHilton London Metropole

DataFest

In its third year, "DataFest will showcase Scotland's leading role in data science and artificial intelligence on the international stage," creating a networking platform for local and international talent to interact with each other. A two week data festival focusing on making data a community effort, DataFest asks you use #datatogether in all your social posts to emphasize that fact. DataFest consists of six events across Scotland:

EventData Summit

Dates: March 21 - 22, 2019

Location: Edinburgh, UK

VenueThe Assembly Rooms

EventData Talent

Dates: March 19, 2019

Location: Glasgow, UK

VenueHilton Hotel

EventFringe Events

Dates: March 11 - 22, 2019

Location: Across Scotland

VenueVaries

EventData Tech

Dates: March 14, 2019

Location: Edinburgh, UK

Venue: TBD

Event: Women in Data Science

Dates: March 11, 2019

Location: Edinburgh, UK

Venue: National Museum of Scotland

Event: Executive Dinner

Dates: N/A

Location:N/A

Venue: N/A

Open Data Science Conference

As one of the largest gatherings of professional data scientists, the Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) hosted 12,000 attendees across 3 conferences in 2017. ODSC's goal is to bring together the people who "are working on shaping the present and future of AI and data science".  This year, ODSC will be hosting four major conferences across Asia, North America, and Europe.

Dates: April 30 - May 3, 2019

LocationBoston, MA

VenueHynes Convention Center

Dates: August 7 - 10, 2019

LocationBengaluru, India

VenueSheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel

Dates: November 19 - 22, 2019

LocationLondon, UK

VenueHotel Novotel London West

Dates: October 29 - November 1st, 2019

LocationSan Francisco, CA

VenueHyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

Predictive Analytics World

2019 is already looking very different for Predictive Analytics World (PAW). Being called Mega-PAW, there will only be one mega-conference made up of 5 industry-specific events
(called conferences). Over the course of 5-days, 5 conferences on BusinessFinance
Deep LearningHealthcare, and Industry 4.0 will take place with 160 speakers and more than 150 sessions.
 

Dates: June 16 - 20, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, NV

VenueCaesars Palace

Other conferences to consider


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