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Top Data Events in 2019

The data science field is rapidly growing and new industry events are popping up every year. For data scientists, analysts, and managers, knowing which conferences and seminars to attend can be a time-consuming challenge.

To help you decide, we’ve gathered some of the best data-related events scheduled for the first half of 2019. Whether you’re looking for expert advice, a sneak peak at the latest tech, or a chance to network other industry professionals, these events offer something for everyone with an interest in big data.


IBM Think
February 12-15, 2019
San Francisco, CA

IBM Think is IBM’s flagship conference, offering data and analytics professionals a chance to learn about cutting edge technologies and hear from industry experts. With over 40,000 attendees in 2018, IBM Think 2019 is sure to be a great networking opportunity. Speakers will include IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan, and Mogul founder and CEO Tiffany Pham.

Data Science Salon
February 21-22, 2019
Austin, TX

Data Science Salon is geared towards data science engineers, managers, and analysts. It combines panels, workshops, and lectures with plenty of opportunities for casual networking and conversation with other industry professionals. Speakers will include representatives from Twitter, FICO, General Motors, Adobe, and many more.


Modern Data Management 2019
February 26 - 27, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Modern Data Management 2019 focuses on the intersection of big data and business intelligence. Data scientists, marketing experts, and executives are encouraged to attend, as well as anyone with an interest in AI, machine learning, and the future of business data management. Executives from PayPal, L’Oreal, Forrester, and Boeing will offer insights into how their companies are using data to drive business innovations. The two day event will also include informal discussions over coffee, and customized session tracks for attendees interested in data management architecture, healthcare data oversight, and customer-centric data solutions.


BI+Analytics Conference
March 11-13, 2019
Dallas, TX

The BI+ Analytics Conference offers data scientists, IT managers, and business leaders a chance to learn how to select, implement, and maintain business intelligence and analytics software. Speakers from SAP, Kellog’s, Benjamin Moore, and Kimberly-Clark Corporation will give their take on where business intelligence is heading, and how companies can embrace a data-driven future.


March 18-22, 2019
Salt Lake City, UT

Domopalooza is known for being as fun as it is informative. With several concerts, parties, and even a group ski-session planned, Domopalooza is a great place for data scientists, business leaders, and professionals from across the technology spectrum to learn and network in an entertaining setting. Speakers from TripAdvisor, Optum, BMW, and MetLife will lead sessions on data management, machine learning, and analytics-driven decision making over the course of this week-long event.


Gartner Data & Analytics Summit
March 18-21, 2019
Orlando, FL

Gartner’s Data & Analytics Summit is a great event for business leaders and technology experts alike. Experts from Gartner will cover a range of topics including business intelligence, data governance, analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. With over 3,000 attendees last year, the 2019 event is sure to provide business insights, as well as networking opportunities.


Marketing Analytics & Data Science Conference
April 8-10, 2019
San Francisco, CA

The Marketing Analytics & Data Science Conference focuses on what data can do for marketing professionals. Sessions will cover how to build out your company’s data team, adapt to the changing technological landscape, and stay on top of trends to create effective, personalized marketing content. Representatives from LinkedIn, Cisco, Buzzfeed, and will host lectures and workshops over the course of this three day event.


DataWorks Summit
May 20-23, 2019
Washington, D.C.

With specialized tracks that cover data warehousing, security, IOT and streaming analytics, artificial intelligence, and public sector solutions, the DataWorks Summit is perfect for data scientists, technology managers, and executives who want to learn how to protect and utilize data. The four-day event will feature workshops, panels, and speeches alongside informal discussion groups and “crash-course” training sessions with industry experts.


Predictive Analytics World: Business Summit
June 16-20, 2019
Las Vegas, NV

Experts and newcomers alike are invited to attend the week-long Predictive Analytics World: Business Summit, for insights on how machine learning, predictive analytics, and data mining can power a business’s operations and create business value. Representatives from the Walt Disney Company, Twitter, and Kennesaw State University will speak on how to recruit analytics talent, integrate analytics into sales and marketing, and make use of the data your organization already possesses.

Stay tuned for more events in the second half of 2019!