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The 10 Best Data & AI Events Coming Up Soon

Summer is winding down, but there are still plenty of exceptional events for data science and AI professionals to close out 2019 (and kick off 2020). Here are ten events you should consider adding to your calendar if you have an interest in big data and its place in the business world:


  1. Pure/Accelerate

    September 15-18, 2019
    Austin, TX

    Pure/Accelerate is the perfect event for data experts and strategy leaders looking to integrate data into their business practices for maximum return on their IT investments. Over the course of four days, you’ll have a chance to attend a variety of sessions covering everything from DevOps to data recovery, with plenty of networking opportunities sprinkled throughout.


  2. SAP TechEd 2019

    September 24-27, 2019
    Las Vegas, NV

    The annual SAP TechEd conference offers something for every tech professional, with sessions covering areas including security, IT architecture and management, business intelligence, and more. Exhibitors this year include Amazon Web Services, IBM, Lenovo, and Google Cloud.


  3. Gartner IT Symposium Xpo

    October 20-24, 2019
    Orlando, FL

    The Gartner IT Symposium Xpo is a can’t-miss event for executives of all stripes. Whether you’re a CIO, CSO, Chief Data Officer, or an IT-invested VP, the event offers talks and networking sessions that will put you in contact with the best and brightest minds in the IT field. Speakers include thought leaders from companies such as Google, Airbnb, and Rent the Runway.


  4. AI World Conference and Expo

    October 23-25, 2019
    Boston, MA

    The fourth annual AI World Conference and Expo is a three-day event full of educational sessions and networking opportunities focused around the current state of AI technology in business. It includes a variety of industry-based tracks, including pharmaceuticals, retail, eCommerce, manufacturing, and research.


  5. Open Data Science Conference, West

    October 29-November 1, 2019
    San Francisco, CA

    Software engineers, analysts, executives, and data scientists are all invited to attend ODSC West, for a chance to sharpen their skills and update their knowledge of the data science field. Speakers from Amazon, Google, Intuit, and Salesforce will spearhead hands on learning sessions that are sure to enhance your data science skillset.


  6. Forrester 2019 Data Strategies & Insights Forum

    November 5-6, 2019
    Austin, TX

    The Forrester Data Strategies & Insights Forum invites AI and data industry experts to come together for a two-day look at where information meets insight in today’s changing tech landscape. Analysts from Forrester, as well as industry experts, will lead sessions focused on moving from using AI as an administrative tool to a source of business transformation and value.


  7. Big Data Analytics and Data Science

    November 11-12, 2019
    Las Vegas, NV

    Big Data Analytics and Data Science covers a variety of industry topics, from algorithms to applications, during a two-day long event full of poster sessions, workshops, presentations, and panels. Topics include machine learning, data warehousing, statistics, data visualization, high-performance computing, and pattern recognition.


  8. AI & Big Data Expo

    November 13-14, 2019
    Santa Clara, CA

    If you’re interested in AI or big data as they pertain to marketing, branding, or customer experience, AI & Big Data Expo will give you an inside look at how companies like eBay, IBM, Facebook, and Boeing are using the latest technologies to their advantage. With over 13,000 attendees in 2018, it’s also a great chance to network with other data science pros.


  9. Marketing Analytics and Data Science, East

    December 2-3, 2019
    New York, NY

    Marketing Analytics and Data Science offers tracks for professionals of all stripes, whether you specialize in marketing, customer analytics, or driving internal organizational transformation. This year’s event features speakers from major companies, including CBS, GE, Walmart, and Viacom.


  10. Applied AI Summit

    January 30-31, 2020
    San Francisco, CA

    The Applied AI Summit brings together over 90 speakers and 800 attendees for a two-day run down of how to utilize AI in your business systems, from application to expansion. Speakers from tech companies such as Facebook, Reddit, Netflix, and Microsoft will be on hand to give their take on the state and future of applied AI.