See all the events at a glance taking place during Big Data Week 2014 in each city. Click on a city to see events local to you. To host your own event visit bigdataweek.com/eventorganisers


CONFIRMED CITIES

ATLANTA | BARCELONA | BASEL | BELFAST | BERLIN | BERN | BOURNEMOUTH | BUDAPEST | CHICAGO | HARWELL | HULL | KUALA LUMPUR | LONDON | MADRID | MISSOULA | MONTREAL | NEW YORK | NOVA SCOTIA | PERTH | SAINT JOHN | SÃO PAULO | TORONTO | WALLONIA| WARSAW | ZURICH


ATLANTA

05
May
 
#BDW14 Kickoff Keynote Panel w/ Delta, Home Depot, Bloomberg + More

Join fellow Atlantans as we kick off Big Data Week 2014 and learn from high-profile thinkers and innovators how Big Data is transforming the future of business.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
Ecommerce School: Big Data in Ecommerce

Ecommerce School is a place where education is shared, best practices are discussed, and solutions are found. The audience ranges from college kids to professionals, everyone is welcome and has someth . . .ing to add.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
How Big Data is Changing Education

How is the explosion of data transforming education? Speakers from UGA, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State and iSchool Initiative.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
EDA Toolkit for Data Scientists

This innovative tool provides for significant productivity gain and time savings on data manipulation.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
How to Become a Developer or Data Scientist

Attendees can expect a series of short 10-minute presentations from developers and data scientists from all experience levels (beginner to advanced), sharing their best tips on getting into developmen . . .t, how they continue to improve their skills, and further coding abilities to become a data scientist.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Beer & Code: Happy Hour for Developers

This event is intended for software engineers that enjoy tech talk around data.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Business Intelligence Meets Big Data

This event is dedicated to exploring current offerings and methodologies within Business Intelligence and Analytics, and showcasing innovation in the space.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Happy Hour & Vendor Roundtable Discussion

Join fellow business leaders over drinks at Atlanta’s first showcase of Atlanta’s innovative Big Data tools and analytics technologies.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
The Big Data Transformation of Population & Community Health

Building and Applying Big Data Analytics within a Large Integrated Delivery System to enhance population health Presenters: Dr. Michael Dulin and Dr. Allen Naidoo, Carolinas HealthCare System

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
Lunch & Learn: Credit Scoring – Enhanced and Expanded

Speaker: Max Zhu, Senior Director of Analytics at Equifax

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
Think Big Data Lend to Small Businesses

Speaker: Chief Data Scientist at Kabbage, Pinar Donmez

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
Big Data in Marketing Research Roundtable

For all forward thinking researchers in Atlanta, it is one of the not-to-miss events that has the potential to shake and shape the Marketing Research industry in the future.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
ROI & Big Data Panel

Learn from executives at leading manufacturing, finance, insurance, telco and retail companies on how they are managing their data initiatives and their success stories and challenges.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

09
May
 
TAG FinTech Presents Big Data 2020

Big Data 2020, a unique conference from TAG FinTech, will examine the roadmap that defines the critical steps in making data a more powerful natural resource of the company.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

09
May
 
Artificial Intelligence: What’s Possible and How It Will Change Your Business

Panel moderated by Derrick Harris, GigaOM

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

09
May
 
The Growth of Digital Content w/ GigaOM, Bloomberg, CNN

Join leading technology journalists as they discuss analytics in the content and engagement space.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

09
May
 
Big Data Hackathon Day 1 (Mingle & Ideate)

The first day’s event will include team forming over drinks and discussions around the data set, which will be provided to multiple teams across the world.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

10
May
 
Big Data Hackathon Day 2 (Build Cool Stuff)

The Big Data Week Hackathon includes a full day of coding with pizza, beer and prizes.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

10
May
 
Data Science Day – Paco Nathan keynote + Panel

Paco Nathan, is a “player/coach” who’s led innovative Data teams building large-scale apps for 10+ years. Expert in distributed systems, machine learning, Enterprise data workflows. Paco is an O’R . . .eilly author and engineering consultant, and an advisor for several firms including The Data Guild. Paco received his BS Math Sci and MS Comp Sci degrees from Stanford University, and has 25+ years technology industry experience ranging from Bell Labs to early-stage start-ups. We will kickoff our 2nd annual Big Data Week event with a luncheon followed by a keynote address and Q&A. After the keynote we’ll have a short break and a panel discussion with data science experts.

Location: Atlanta, United States   | Find out more

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BARCELONA

05
May
 
Sessió Inaugural: L’ #opendata oberta per a qui?

Una introducció sobre com s’obren i com s’utilitzen les dades recollides per l’administració pública. // Una introducción a cómo se abren y cómo se utilizan los datos recogidos por la admi . . .nistración pública. // An introduction to how data collected by the government are open and used.

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

06
May
 
Les dades en la recerca científica

A la Facultat de Física de la UB, jornada matinal, oberta a tothom, per parlar de les dades de recerca des de diferents disciplines.

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

06
May
 
Big Data & Smart Cities

La quantitat de dades públiques i privades que genera la ciutat són cada cop més grans, especialment arran de la implantació d’estratègies per convertir les ciutats en Smart Cities. Com podem apr . . .ofitar aquestes dades o quins exemples d’ús trobem a Barcelona són algun dels temes que es tractaran en aquesta ponència.

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

06
May
 
Talleres

Sesiones introductorias a diferentes herramientas para el trabajo con datos, tanto para la preparación como para el procesamiento y la presentación. Los talleres tendrán lugar el martes 6 de mayo y . . . miércoles 7, de 16 a 20h en el espacio BETA de la exposición Big Bang Data.

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

07
May
 
Big Data i estadística oficial: oportunitat o amenaça?

L’Institut d’Estadística de Catalunya (IDESCAT) organitza aquest debat sobre la utilitat del Big Data per a la producció d’estadística oficial i l’abordarà des de diferents punts de vista.

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

07
May
 
Big Data & Retail

Big Data has arrived to Retail business, and it is here to stay!
El Big Data arriba amb força al món del comerç al detall, i arriba per quedar-s’hi!
Place / Lloc / Lugar: IESE Business School

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

07
May
 
Big Data and Health: Opportunities and Challenges

Capture, storage, and processing of large sets of complex and mixed data on individual behaviors, preferences, health conditions, and treatments are already beginning to change our understanding of he . . .alth determinants, and healthcare outcomes. However, even greater are the expectations about the future.

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

08
May
 
Inauguració Big Bang Data

L’exposició Big Bang Data explora l’emergència de la base de dades com a marc de pensament cultural i polític i els efectes de la dadificació del món.

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

08
May
 
Conferencia oficial de la Big Data Week 2014 a Barcelona

Jornada de xerrades i presentacions al CCCB. Una visió general de l’impacte del fenomen Big Data en els àmbits social, polític, tecnològic i commercial, des de l’àmbit global fins al local.

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

09
May
 
Hackathon Big Data Week

Puesto que uno de los temas centrales de Big Data Week 2014 es el de las ‘smart cities’, el hackaton girará en torno a este tema. Se pondrán a la disposición de los participantes datasets relac . . .ionados con el tema, centrados en la ciudad de Barcelona.

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

12
May
 
2a Edició del Curs d’Introducció a les Dades Obertes

2a Edició del Curs d’Introducció a les Dades Obertes (UOC / Catalunya Dades)

Location: Barcelona, Spain   | Find out more

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BASEL

08
May
 
Basel – (Big) Data for Pharma, Healthcare and Lifescience – Swiss Data Week 2014

Another Swiss Data Week event: an afternoon session about (Big) Data for Pharma, Healthcare and Lifescience.

Location: Basel, Switzerland   | Find out more

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BELFAST

07
May
 
Big Data Week Belfast Conference

The conference will showcase the experience and insight into Big Data and its business benefits from speakers around the UK and Ireland such as IBM, Cloudera, PWC, SAP and more.

Location: Belfast, United Kingdom   | Find out more

08
May
 
Legal and Privacy Challenges for Big Data

A series of panelists will discuss the legal and privacy aspects of Big Data use in business and public life. Focus will be placed on how domestic and inter-jurisdictional requirements affect what can . . . and will happen, or whether it is ignored.

Location: Belfast, United Kingdom   | Find out more

08
May
 
Big Data Security

Unfortunately this event has had to be cancelled as the speakers were unable to be present at the last minute.

Location: Belfast, United Kingdom   | Find out more

09
May
 
Big Data Tech: Big Data in Little Farset

This is a good chance to learn more about the opportunities and pitfalls surrounding the recent explosion in digital data technology, while mingling with the crowd down at Farset Labs, the Belfast mak . . .erspace.

Location: Belfast, United Kingdom   | Find out more

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BERLIN

05
May
 
Data meets nice people II (Big Data Week edition)

This non-IT focused group is made up of individuals with a mathematical background who are interested in finding answers to business questions with maths and algorithms. Down to earth yet totally nerd . . .y, we like to network, exchange thoughts and ideas, and discuss tough data problems.

Location: Berlin, Germany   | Find out more

06
May
 
MongoDB User Group Berlin: Advanced Data Analysis with MongoDB and R

In this talk Mario Koppen will give a short overview about R, the available connection to MongoDB and present some Big Data analyses using R and MongoDB

Location: Berlin, Germany   | Find out more

07
May
 
QS Discussions #2 – Personal Data meets Big Data

Self-Tracking is a great tool to improving our lives. The data we generate not only holds strong potential for us as an individual but also as a collective. The second edition of our QS Discussions wi . . .ll feature several experts in the fields of Quantified Self and Big Data.

Location: Berlin, Germany   | Find out more

08
May
 
The Science of Hallucinations

Vaughan Bell is a clinical psychologist and visiting researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. He will visit Berlin to give a presentation on the Science of Hallucinations excl . . .usively for Salon.

Location: Berlin, Germany   | Find out more

08
May
 
6th Data Science Day

Data Science Day is THE big data community event in Berlin focussing on 360° big data, which means not just technology, fancy algorithms & new processes but the “full loop” from business to data and . . .back.
It´s the 6th event in our 3rd year, well established and recognized.
Every Data Science Day has a central topic, this time “Data Driven Decisioning – from smart machines to smarter businesses”.
More infos soon….

Location: Berlin, Germany   | Find out more

12
May
 
SMSI Berlin: The Audio Web, Uncanny Valley, and Capsule.fm

“Capsule.fm makes your online content audible. We’re turning online into audio. Our technology connects users with online content without looking at a screen and lets people listen to popular internet . . . content like news, weather, entertainment, social media or music.”

Location: Berlin, Germany   | Find out more

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BERN

06
May
 
Bern – Analytics for Government & Telecom – Swiss Data Week 2014

Another Swiss Data Week event: an afternoon session about Analytics for Government and the Telecom industry.

Location: Bern, Switzerland   | Find out more

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BOURNEMOUTH

06
May
 
Big Data: Everything you need to know to get started

The media is all over this Big Data thing. But what is it and how the hell do you get started with it? This event is Big Data 101. Four 30 minute talks designed to help you make a practical start to u . . .sing data in your applications, business and career. Speakers include Bogdan Gabrys, Chair in Computational Intelligence at Bournemouth University, Syd Lawrence from We Make Awesome Sh – Tom Quay, Founder/Director at Base (home of the largest Open Device Lab in the universe).

Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom   | Find out more

08
May
 
Social Data Innovation

Social Data Innovation is all about you; your interactions and engagement online every day. Extracting valuable insight from these can reveal the subtleties of human behaviour and have a big impact on . . . how businesses communicate and shape themselves.
Rich Caudle, Platform Evangelist at DataSift in Reading, Gary Wilson from Fluxx, a London-based product and service innovation company and ex-Googler Andrew Bonello will be joining us to share insights on how they’re approaching extracting value from, and innovating with, social data.

Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom   | Find out more

17
May
 
HACKBMTH8: Big Data Week

Big Data Week is held all over the world in over 30 cities, every year. For the first time, Bournemouth is holding it’s own big data week, and we’re joining in with a Big Data theme.

Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom   | Find out more

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BUDAPEST

08
May
 
Big Data Budapest @ 500

We are celebrating our 500th member with a talk jam session on every flavor of Big Data topics and a few beers. Come and join us!

Location: Budapest, Hungary   | Find out more

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CHICAGO

05
May
 
Open Software Integrators Presents a Two-day Intro to Hadoop Training

This is a 2-day training designed to give you an introduction to the Hadoop Ecosystem. You will learn the essentials of Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) & MapReduce Framework

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
Loyola University’s Quinlan School of Business Presents: Translating Big Data into Business Decisions

The value of Big Data is how it can be leveraged to identify actionable insights. Join us at the free event to learn how informed analytics can lead to better decisions.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
How Morningstar Turns Datapoints into Analytics for Financial Research

A look at how Morningstar turns billions of datapoints into trustworthy financial information for investors at all levels of sophistication.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
BellaDati Presents: Data Discovery for Business Users

Every manager wants to see human readable data. But, insights based on data and backed by the intuition of trustful analysts are the ones that can have immediate impact on your bottom line.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
Kamal Tahir of Datamyx Presents–Part 1: The Big Data Revolution is Expensive. Re-Evolving Your Data is Not. Here’s Why.

This is the first of a two-part discussion on how re-evolving your data strategy can help organizations of all types and sizes save time and money on their way to Big Data success.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
The State of Illinois Presents: Budgeting for Results and Paying for Success in State Government

Learn more about a pay-for-success social impact initiative, where a child welfare service provider works closely with “dually-involved youth” to reduce their chance at recidivism.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
The Quantified Self World From an Individual’s Perspective

A look at the different issues individuals face within self-tracking.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Extended Data Solutions Presents: How Big Data Ensures the Right Person Gets the Right Message at the Right Time

James O’Hara of Extended Data Solutions will present “The Role of Big Data in the Creation and Delivery of Variable Video Messaging”

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Cook County Government Presents: Creating a Data Driven Management Culture

Performance data informs the decisions at one of the US’s largest county governments. Learn how they’re changing the gov’t game.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Which Freaking Database Should I Use?

The talk explores the reasons the types of databases available, their correct use and use cases for them.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Server Central Presents: Big Data. The Tools That Work.

It’s not always easy to determine which Big Data tool works best for your particular use case. Learn tips on the best from Avi Freedman, ServerCentral CTO.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Ken Gleason Presents: Business Models for the Data Economy

How do you build a business on data? How do you transform that into money? Learn how to think beyond pure collection, move up the value chain and consider larger opportunities.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Mather Lifeways Presents: The Promise of Personal Fitness Trackers to Promote Workforce Wellness

What can Quantified Self and wearable technology yield? This talk is around the future as seen by one Evanston-based company.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
New Day & Time–MetaScale Presents: Hadoop in Action–Business Intelligence Use Cases

Gain insight into practical uses for Hadoop by looking at specific ways big data technologies can be leveraged to enable business analytics.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
Narrative Science Presents: Quill Engage–A Better Way to Understand Google Analytics Data

How to bring relevant analysis, actionable advice, and insight to your Google Analytics, without graph and pie chart overload. All in easy-to-read reports.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
New Day & Time–MetaScale Presents: Enterprise Challenges to Big Data Implementation

A definitive “how-to” on implementing a Big Data program for your organization.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
Newton Park Partners Present: The Enterprise Data Hub, an Emerging Concept

During this 20-minute presentation from Phil Shelley of Newton Park Partners, learn why an Enterprise Data Hub is an alternative to a warehouse for your company’s data needs.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
Siraj Tahir of Isle Utilities and Kamal Tahir Present–Part 2 of The Big Data Revolution is Expensive. Re-Evolving Your Data is Not. Here’s Why.

Part 2 will look at how an engineering organization can utilize re-evolution to turn data into actionable intelligence.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

10
May
 
Metascale Presents a FREE 1-day Hadoop Seminar

Interested in learning Hadoop, but didn’t have the money for classes? MetaScale (@BigDataMadeEasy) wants to help make Big Data more accessible for the Chicagoland data community.

Location: Chicago, United States   | Find out more

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HARWELL

06
May
 
Big Data – Open & free data available for use by businesses

The Big Innovation Centre and the Science & Technology Facilities Council are organising an all-day event where UK research councils present the free, open data they have ready for organisations to us . . .e

Location: Harwell, United Kingdom   | Find out more

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HULL

06
May
 
Hull Big Data week social – smart cities and the internet of things

Please come along for coffee and cake to discuss everything around big data. We are very keen to hear ideas and thoughts around data created by smart cities, for smart cities as well as the use of the . . . internet of things.

Location: Hull, United Kingdom   | Find out more

08
May
 
Hull Big Data Week Meetup

For our second Big Data week event we will be discussing the use of big data for businesses and how useful it can be.

Location: Hull, United Kingdom   | Find out more

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KUALA LUMPUR

02
May
 
Transit:KL – Distillation

Transit: Distillation is back again this year! Enter the secret VLT location at PJ Trade Centre and chill out on a Friday night. In honour of the power and potential of big data, join us and meet new . . .people, distill ideas, talk art + music and gain more insights about how big data is used in a few of the top digital companies in Malaysia.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

05
May
 
Get Started Guide with R!

To provide the audience an understanding on big data and analytics from an infrastructure neutral perspective. Covering ALL the layers from hardware to databases to analytics engines and presentation . . .layer. Participants will walk away with, and appreciate what is big data, its components, team structure, analytics process and areas of opportunities.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

05
May
 
Get Started Guide with R!

To provide the audience an understanding on big data and analytics from an infrastructure neutral perspective. Covering ALL the layers from hardware to databases to analytics engines and presentation . . .layer. Participants will walk away with, and appreciate what is big data, its components, team structure, analytics process and areas of opportunities.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

05
May
 
Get Started Guide with R!

To provide the audience an understanding on big data and analytics from an infrastructure neutral perspective. Covering ALL the layers from hardware to databases to analytics engines and presentation . . .layer. Participants will walk away with, and appreciate what is big data, its components, team structure, analytics process and areas of opportunities.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

05
May
 
Teradata-MMU-MDeC Big Data Discovery Hackathon

Big Data can be a big advantage when you’re able to take data from disparate silos and place it in the hands of decision-makers – when they need it. Be a part of the very first Teradata Big Data D . . .iscovery Hackathon in Malaysia where we will show you how to make data meaningful to those who need it most. You will also get a chance to be a Data Scientist for a day! Also keep reading to find out how you can get a free Seagate’s Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

06
May
 
Big Data: Endless Possibilities

Big Data is moving from hype to reality. It’s time to translate Big Data awareness to making it work for everyone. Essential to businesses and governments, BD creates value for the country’s econo . . .my and can be used for social good. Anyone with an interest in Big Data will leave this event with a better understanding of the endless possibilities Big Data can offer.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

06
May
 
Technology and Marketing: How to Collect and Analyze Data to Make Informed Business Decisions

Have you ever wondered what to do with all that data you have collected? Or how to collect that data in the first place? Come join our elite team of programmers and savvy marketers from the KL Ruby Br . . .igade and the NoSQL groups of Project Renaissance and discover a whole new face to that mountain of data and turn it into useful knowledge.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

06
May
 
Event Agenda for Big Data: Endless Possibilities

Welcome to Big Data: Endless Possibilities

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

07
May
 
Making Sense of Journalism through Big Data

Big Data in Journalism can be means to insightful, intelligent and freer news reporting, and thus promoting active citizenry.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

07
May
 
Mining FB to Discover Yourself

Content on Facebook has been identified as a source that provides details about a person, a company, a product and voices of employees of an organization. The challenge is social conversation on these . . . social media platforms is fast and volumous. Text mining can be used to analyze and synthesize interesting knowledge from the content on these platforms. This half-day workshop will help you to discover your “Facebook” self on your social life as you interact with your friends, colleagues and peers.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

07
May
 
Home Grown Malaysia – Malaysia’s Contribution to Advancing Big Data

We have gathered 7 of Malaysia’s home-grown technology companies that are developing key technologies that enable big data to advance in Malaysia and beyond.
Learn about these technologies & compan . . .ies and the opportunities for you to work with them as we transform to a knowledge driven economy driven by technologies that facilitate Big Data.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

07
May
 
Creating More Headroom for your Big Data

In conjunction with MDeC and MIMOS, SGI would like to extend a special invitation to a one day event focusing on Big Data and how to apply Big Data to storage.
This opportunity allows you to participa . . .te in the World Wide Big Data Week. The day provides insights at both strategic and practical levels.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

07
May
 
Creating More Headroom for your Big Data

In conjunction with MDeC and MIMOS, SGI would like to extend a special invitation to a one-day event focusing on Big Data and how to apply Big Data to storage. This opportunity allows you to participa . . .te in the World Wide Big Data Week. The day provides insights at both strategic and practical levels.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

08
May
 
Large-scale file systems for Big Data Analytics

Big Data analytics is upon us and making big waves. But the foundation of supporting big data analytics rely heavily on an invisible structure called the File System.
File systems and object-based sy . . .stems provide reliability, availability, scalability, performance, security and protection to big data analytics. This session introduces several key file systems such as Google File Systems, Amazon DynamoDB, and other known parallel distributed file systems in Intel Lustre, pNFS and others.
The understanding of large scale file systems is crucial to how big data analytics perform, scale and respond even up to the cloud-computing and super-computing level.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

08
May
 
Big Data Information Retrieval and Representation in the Telco Domain

TMR&D is hosting its Big Data Information Retrieval and Representation in the Telco Domain in it’s TM R&D Innovation Center. This platform will provides an agile and practical way to present informati . . .on through 360 degree visual viewing tools.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

08
May
 
Mining Big Data: A How-To

From the tin mining state Perak comes a workshop on mining; held in Kampar, Perak, “Mining Big Data: A How-To”. This is a completely free workshop to promote the technical expertise required for Big D . . .ata analytics.
Conducted by guests from overseas universities, the full day workshop will give participants hands-on experiences in state-of-the-art methods for mining Big Data.
A free return trip bus service from KL is available which takes you to the scenic Kampar campus of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman for this full day event.
Data Science students, practitioners, Hackathon participants, and anyone else with an interest in Big Data analytics should register for the event.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

09
May
 
Big Data – Big Ideas! F-Secure KL Big Data Hackathon 2014!

During 24 hectic hours, you will have the possibility to create stunning visualizations or amazing apps using our provided data sets. Our data sets contains information about actual usage of one of ou . . .r F-Secure products.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

09
May
 
Business Analysis Application Building Workshop

“The real value of Big Data comes from relevance & context”. The QlikView App Building Workshop introduces users (technical & non-technical) to the basics of hands-on QlikView development. It starts w . . .ith the concepts of Business Discovery, a whole new way of doing Business Intelligence designed to meet today’s heightened technology expectations. And since these challenges are exacerbated by the emergence of Big Data, QlikView reveals that the real value of Big Data comes from relevance & context.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   | Find out more

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LONDON

06
May
 
12th London Machine Learning Meetup

Meetup for the London Machine Learning community: next edition on the automated statistician.

Location: London, United Kingdom   | Find out more

07
May
 
Chief Data Officer Summit

The relevance of data; how to manage it, exploit it, and gather actionable insights from it; is now impossible to ignore. The exclusive Chief Data Officer Summit will bring together Data executives to . . . share cutting-edge insight into the strategic-level Data decision-making occuring within their organisations.

Location: London, United Kingdom   | Find out more

07
May
 
Data Today: Upgrading Data to Intelligence

Data Today will bring together leading data, analytics and insight professionals from EE, HSBC, Transport for London and Three to discover tips, ideas and solutions which will enable your data and ana . . .lytics strategy to be designed, implemented and executed.

Location: London, United Kingdom   | Find out more

07
May
 
#bdw14 Official London Conference

Join us on 7th May, at University College London; where the Big Data Week London team will host and chair a day of case studies, presentations, community showcases and debates with the UK data Communi . . .ty.

Location: London, United Kingdom   | Find out more

07
May
 
Big Data and NoSQL: the cross-over

As part of Big Data Week London NoSQL is hosting a meet-up will – we’ll be exploring three key points in which big data and NoSQL cross-over.

Location: London, United Kingdom   | Find out more

08
May
 
Big Data: Multi-Platform Analytics (Hadoop, NoSQL, Graph, Analytical Database)

Big Data 2-Day workshop/seminar hosted by Mike Ferguson in London on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 May.

Location: London, United Kingdom   | Find out more

08
May
 
23rd Big Data London meetup @ Barclays Accelerator – BIGDATAWEEK SPECIAL EDITION

23rd Big Data London meetup @ Barclays Accelerator – BIGDATAWEEK SPECIAL EDITION

Location: London, United Kingdom   | Find out more

10
May
 
Couchbase #bdw14 datacamp unconference

We’re bringing together people interested in big data, NoSQL, analytics and any other data-related topic for a barcamp-style unconference. Come ready with your ideas for sessions (slides optional). . . .Whether you want to give a traditional talk, lead a group discussion or hack something together in a birds-of-a-feather session, you’ll find like-minded people, a great venue and a decent lunch.

Location: London, United Kingdom   | Find out more

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MADRID

05
May
 
Data Science Spain Meetup

The top Data Science community in Spain (Data Science Spain) will hold a meeting open to the public during Big Data Week in Madrid to talk about Big Data Science.

Location: Madrid, Spain   | Find out more

05
May
 
Exhibition of big Big Data Companies & Networking Session

Do you want to talk to the main actors of the Big Data scene? Don’t miss this exhibition, where the “big Big Data Companies” will be presenting their latest products and solutions.

Location: Madrid, Spain   | Find out more

05
May
 
Opening session of the Big Data Week in Madrid: Big Data Industry

Opening of the Big Data Week in Madrid with the main actors of the industry: companies providing data and Big Data services will meet the end users.

Location: Madrid, Spain   | Find out more

07
May
 
Open Datathon Info Day – MADdata

Datos, innovación y emprendimiento. En este evento presentaremos MADdata, nuestra invitación a innovar sobre el valor público de los datos y las tecnologías Big Data, con una orientación en abier . . .to.

Location: Madrid, Spain   | Find out more

08
May
 
Workshop on Big Data and Bioscientific Research

Our panel of experts will answer everything researchers of the Bioscientific sector always wanted to know about Big Data.

Location: Madrid, Spain   | Find out more

08
May
 
Workshop on Economic Intelligence and Big Data

Workshop devoted to companies which will tell us their experience from the beginning of a Big Data project to the final success cases.

Location: Madrid, Spain   | Find out more

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MISSOULA

03
May
 
First Annual Montana Cyber Triathlon

High school and college students from across Montana converge on the U of M campus to solve a digital forensics puzzle, a data analytics puzzle and a hacking puzzle related to the death of legendary r . . .ap star Tupac. Learn more at http://www.umt.edu/cyberlab/cyber-triathlon.

Location: Missoula, United States   | Find out more

05
May
 
Mayoral Proclamation of Big Data Week Missoula 2014

Missoula Mayor John Engen will proclaim the city’s first-ever Big Data Week May 5 – 11, 2014, and the lineup of events will be announced during the regular City Council meeting at 7 p.m., 140 W. Pine . . .Street.

Location: Missoula, United States   | Find out more

06
May
 
Big Data Demonstrations & Meet and Greet

The University of Montana School of Business will host presentations on data analytics, security, and Big Data presentations by faculty and students Tuesday, May 6th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Gallaghe . . .r Building Room 123. UM is expanding its Big Data offerings to students to meet demands from industry to hire students with data analytic skill sets.

Location: Missoula, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Cyber Security: Tracking Hackers Through Cyberspace

LMG Security presents on Big Data applications in the cyber security field.
Attackers use tools such as the Blackhole Exploit Kit to send phishing emails, infect computers, and steal confidential dat . . .a. Watch a phishing attack in action and see what an infected computer does under the hood. How can you track down the hackers on your network? We’ll show samples of Internet traffic and discuss tools and techniques that the pros use to catch even stealthy hackers in action.

Location: Missoula, United States   | Find out more

07
May
 
Brown Bag Lunch: Big Data for Dummies

Everything you ever wanted to know about Big Data but were too afraid to ask! Led by experts Eric Franzon of Semantic Web and Russ Fletcher of Inteneo Systems. Held at MonTEC conference room, 1121 E. . . .Broadway.

Location: Missoula, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
Predicting Future Healthcare Cost with Multivariate Statistics

Data Solutions’ Jordan Goldsmith presents “Predicting Future Healthcare Cost with Multivariate Statistics: The effects of comorbidities, polypharmacy and case management on the healthcare costs of an . . .individual” at MonTEC on Thursday, May 8, from noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Missoula, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
Big Data – Applied: Generating Insights through Big Data Systems

Dr. Alex Philp, Founder and President of GCS, IBM Champion, and Faculty Affiliate at the University of Montana, will provide an overview of the key factors driving the Big Data phenomena today, includ . . .ing an overview of the people, data, and technologies currently at the core of Big Data revolution. Dr. Philp will provide some examples of how Big Data is transforming specific industries, what this means in terms of innovation and how this translates into increased revenue and profitability. Examples from Health Care, Telecommunications, Energy and Security will be given and what the essential big data ingredients are. Dr. Philp will discuss some cutting edge prototypes involving cognitive computing, what this means and why government, academia and industry should care as Big Data evolves.

Location: Missoula, United States   | Find out more

09
May
 
Semantic Web for Fun and Profit and The Huge Value of “Little Data”

Eric Franzon will examine how organizations are applying Semantic Web standards to Big Data to generate revenue, mitigate risk, and solve problems in new and interesting ways.
Russ Fletcher and Joe G . . .arrett of Inteneo Systems will discuss how every organization can maximize the value of all of its data. Held at MonTEC, 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Location: Missoula, United States   | Find out more

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MONTREAL

05
May
 
#BDW14 MTL Kickoff with Datacratic & Alistair Croll

Let’s kickoff Big Data Week with some of the biggest big data folks in Montreal! Awesome talks by Datacratic & Alistair Croll, & lots of beer of course.

Location: Montreal, Canada   | Find out more

05
May
 
#BDW14 MTL Hackathon

If you are an experienced data scientist, or a Big Data newbie who wants to learn more about data, join us to solve Big Data challenges, and learn about popular platforms, tools and technologies to pe . . .rform data analysis!

Location: Montreal, Canada   | Find out more

07
May
 
YulDev Meetup #1

Let’s discuss code!

Location: Montreal, Canada   | Find out more

08
May
 
#BDW14 MTL Breakfast Panel

Jump start your day with breakfast & discussions with Wajam at Radialpoint’s offices!

Location: Montreal, Canada   | Find out more

09
May
 
#BDW14 MTL Data is Sexy 5 à 7

A Montreal Tradition – 5 à 7 otherwise known as Happy Hour.

Location: Montreal, Canada   | Find out more

10
May
 
#BDW14 MTL Hackathon Presentations + Closing Party

Come see what teams spent 1 week working on with judges from Nexalogy and Datacratic, and stay for networking + an after party!

Location: Montreal, Canada   | Find out more

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NEW YORK

06
May
 
Big Data in Ad Tech – Developers & Engineering Meetup with Datacratic & Spotify

Join Datacratic & Spotify for a developer & engineering meetup to talk about big data in Ad Technology, real time bidding solutions and content customization. May 6th in NYC! Tickets are going fast . . .! Get yours now!

Location: New York, United States   | Find out more

08
May
 
Open Analytics NYC Summit

Passionate about open source technologies and big data? Attend this summit!

Location: New York, United States   | Find out more

28
Aug
 
It is used in a range of houseware products

An exceptionally designed Blue Mako Mens’ watch is made of a tough, Accurate timekeeping is one of the features of Orient watches and the Blue Mako lives up to the expectation.

Location: New York, United States   | Find out more

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NOVA SCOTIA

05
May
 
Kentville Agricultural Centre Seminar Series

The Kentville Agricultural Centre Seminar Series is presented to increase awareness of research conducted by scientists at the Atlantic Food and Horticulture Research Centre, and their colleagues.

Location: Nova Scotia, Canada   | Find out more

07
May
 
Lunch n’ Learn in Cape Breton

An informal gathering of developers from both Marcato and Protocase to discuss how Marcato uses Github as part of our daily workflow for handling collaboration, code review, and code management.

Location: Nova Scotia, Canada   | Find out more

09
May
 
How BIG Is Your Data?

Coffee, Ideas, and Conversations about Big Data in Nova Scotia.

Location: Nova Scotia, Canada   | Find out more

25
Jun
 
High Performance Computing Symposium (HPCS) 2014

Canada’s premiere forum for the advanced computing community to exchange ideas and tools, and to showcase successes in computational research. Attended by researchers, analysts and IT professionals . . . from academia and industry, as well as organizations involved in facilitating and commercializing research.

Location: Nova Scotia, Canada   | Find out more

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PERTH

05
May
 
WAIMOS Data Mining Workshop: ABC it’s easy as 1-2-3

This practical, hands-on, small group workshop will explore the new look IMOS Ocean Portal to encourage data discovery and instil confidence in the mining of physical, chemical and biological variable . . .s found in the IMOS portal as NetCDF files. Numbers are strictly limited so RSVP to agi.gedeon@uwa.edu.au by 30th April.

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

05
May
 
Scitech – Big Data and Radio Astronomy in WA

Join Scitech to learn all about Big Data and Radio Astronomy in Western Australia, including an opening address by Executive Producer + Co-Founder of Big Data Week, Andrew Gregson.

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

06
May
 
Mega Data Cluster meeting

RABBLE with the best – whats on your mega data cluster mind? Go for it Perth!

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

06
May
 
Big Data Protection / Cloud technical seminar

Hear from Rob Mollard (SGI) and Jamie Sunderland (AARNET) talk about Big Data Protection and Cloud Services respectively at this technical seminar.

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

07
May
 
iVEC Data Seminar

Come and hear Maria Albertsen (ECU) discuss her ‘Analysis of genome-wide sequencing data using iVEC´s supercomputer’ and Rob Mollard (SGI) talk on ‘Data Protection – Breaking Down the Jargon’. Thi . . .s event is ideally suited to anyone new to Big Data who wants to learn about how iVEC can assist their research and wants to learn about data protection with all the jargon explained.

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

08
May
 
Statistical data integration using administrative data for health and social research

Join Francis Mitrou from the ‘Telethon Kids Institute’ as he presents on ‘Statistical data integration using administrative data for health and social research’.

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

08
May
 
Culture and Metadata

Join us at FORM Gallery, 357 Murray Street, Perth, on Thursday 8th May, 6pm-7pm, for a presentation by Mollie Hewitt and Travis Kelleher on the process of building Mira, followed by an open discussion . . . of the issues mentioned in the event information.
Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP at canningstockroute@form.net.au by Friday, 2nd May.

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

08
May
 
Big Data Deep Space special planetarium session

During Big Data Week there will be 3 ‘Big Data Deep Space special planetarium sessions’ at the Scitech Planetarium at 2.45pm on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th and Saturday 10th May 2014

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

09
May
 
Big Data – Big Community Sundowner

Dell is sponsoring a community event that will describe today’s Big Data industry challenges with Peter Jung, Dell’s Big Data Solutions Lead for Asia Pacific and Japan presenting on how “Big Dat . . .a” can be used to unlock business insights. A sundowner will then follow afterwards.

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

09
May
 
iVEC Panel Discussion

The topic of the panel discussion will be “Beyond the buzzword: practical implementation issues of Big Data”. The panel will be made up of predominantly industry with experience in ‘Big Data’.

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

10
May
 
CoderDojo WA big data sessions

The ninjas (kids) at the regular CoderDojo sessions at UWA and ECU, will have a visit from Big Data guest speakers to cover the nature of Big Data and how clever coding can harness this data.

Location: Perth, Australia   | Find out more

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SAINT JOHN

08
May
 
T4G Keeps the Big Data Conversation Going

A casual, informative affair that offers you the chance to hear from some of T4G’s Big Data thinkers and doers while socializing with like-minded colleagues.

Location: Saint John, Canada   | Find out more

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SÃO PAULO

06
May
 
Big Data Week São Paulo 2014 General Sessions

Conferência oficial de abertura do Big Data Week São Paulo 2014 com sessões sobre o mercado, tendências e casos de uso de Big Data no governo e nas corporações.

Location: São Paulo, Brazil   | Find out more

07
May
 
Big Data Week São Paulo 2014 Technical Sessions

Sessões técnicas, hacks e workshops hands-on sobre tecnologia para Data Science. Experimente e entenda o que é Hadoop, NoSQL e muito mais!

Location: São Paulo, Brazil   | Find out more

08
May
 
Big Data Week São Paulo 2014 Official Party

Participe do happy hour oficial de encerramento do Big Data Week São Paulo 2014 em um dos bares mais descontraídos de São Paulo!

Location: São Paulo, Brazil   | Find out more

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TORONTO

05
May
 
Viafoura Big Data Week Tech Talk 1: Kick-off

Big Data Week 2014 kicks off in Toronto! Join us at the Viafoura office as we talk about the big picture with big data from industry executives. Stick around, ask questions, and make new friends.

Location: Toronto, Canada   | Find out more

06
May
 
Viafoura Big Data Week Tech Talk 2: Big Data Infrastructure

This meetup is for the data infrastructure geeks. We will cover some of the more technical aspects of how to actually store and process all of that data. Love Cassandra (the database of course!) So do . . . we. More details to come.

Location: Toronto, Canada   | Find out more

07
May
 
Viafoura Big Data Tech Talk 3: Big Data Visualization

This meetup is for the data visualization peeps. How the heck do you display all that Big Data? It’s so big! We will show you.

Location: Toronto, Canada   | Find out more

10
May
 
Viafoura Big Data Week Codefest!

Calling all GTA developers, statisticians and data scientists! Team up, rack your brains and code! The industry’s most driven and brightest will come together to write applications, liberate data, cre . . .ate visualizations and publish analyses using closed media data to show the world what Toronto has to offer in the data sector and encourage the adoption of BIG data by the world’s publishers, locally and internationally.

Location: Toronto, Canada   | Find out more

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WALLONIA

05
May
 
Découvrez comment les « big data » peuvent révolutionner la gestion de votre entreprise !

Dans toute entreprise, quelque soit sa taille ou son secteur d’activité, et également les associations ou administrations, la quantité de documents et donc d’informations générées et reçues est . . . très importante.

Location: Wallonia, Belgium   | Find out more

05
May
 
Place for big data: immersion et visualisation de l’univers big data

Des artistes en résidence exposent leur vision de l’univers des données durant toute la big data week à Mons.

Location: Wallonia, Belgium   | Find out more

06
May
 
Roaming through Big Data

Big Data has become one of the major IT challenges of this decade. The data processing including mass invaded the speech and literature of the sector Information Technology and Communication (ICT).

Location: Wallonia, Belgium   | Find out more

06
May
 
(Big) Data art, rencontre autour de la création artistique utilisant les données (massives)

Les artistes ont, depuis toujours, investit le champ de la « visualisation des données » (datavisualisation ou dataviz). D’ailleurs, cette dernière est souvent décrite comme étant un art : l’art . . . de mettre en forme les données afin d’en saisir les différents impacts, l’art de rendre compréhensibles des données brutes.

Location: Wallonia, Belgium   | Find out more

07
May
 
Rich models for complex data

Computational science has entered the era of Big Data, fueled by unparalleled amounts of data coming from high-throughput technologies and electronic records collected by various sensors and communica . . .tion devices. This trend is particularly visible in communication and social networks, where the gathering of complex data on human and social interactions becomes possible at a very large scale. The efficient exploitation of that data demands the development of more efficient computational methods as well as richer models to represent the salient features of the systems.

Location: Wallonia, Belgium   | Find out more

07
May
 
Big data, Page Ranking and medical application

The surge of medical and nutritional data in the field of health requires research of models and methods as well as the development of data analysis tools. The spread of infectious diseases, detection . . . of biomarkers for prognosis and diagnosis of the disease, research of indicators for personalized nutrition and/or medical treatment, are some typical examples of problems to solve.

Location: Wallonia, Belgium   | Find out more

08
May
 
Palimpsest Exhibit

Mankind loses memory. In full phase of digital intoxication, where digitalization has to solve all the problems of communication and production of contents, we have to face the facts today : digital t . . .echnology is not the solution but a new issue to resolve…

Location: Wallonia, Belgium   | Find out more

08
May
 
L’impact du Big Data sur l’intelligence urbaine

La ville intelligente : une réalité d’aujourd’hui au service des citoyens, des communautés et des autorités…Une réalité pour que nos villes deviennent plus attractives

Location: Wallonia, Belgium   | Find out more

08
May
 
Kenneth Cukier (The Economist) in conference in Mons

The Mundaneum, Google and technocité present “Big Data: a Revolution that will transform How We Live, Work, and Think” by Kenneth Cukier, co-author of the book and data editor of The Economist. See y . . .ou at Theater Le Manege (Mons, Belgium) on the 8th of May, 2014!

Location: Wallonia, Belgium   | Find out more

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WARSAW

07
May
 
BIG DATA & BUSINESS ANALYTICS CONFERENCE: Right decisions by analyzing data

The conference on Big Data & Business Analytics is a response to the needs of managers in decision-making processes, process optimization, and search for new business benefits. Join us now!

Location: Warsaw, Poland   | Find out more

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ZURICH

05
May
 
Zürich – Data Science Day – Swiss Data Week 2014

Another Swiss Data Week event: an afternoon session about Data Science and Analytics.

Location: Zurich, Switzerland   | Find out more

07
May
 
Zürich – Usecases for Finance and Insurance – Swiss Data Week 2014

Another Swiss Data Week event: an afternoon session about Usecases for the Finance and Insurance industries.

Location: Zurich, Switzerland   | Find out more

09
May
 
Zürich – The Connected Society – Swiss Data Week 2014

Another Swiss Data Week event: an full day with sessions about (Big) Data, Business Analytics and Workshops with practical information.

Location: Zurich, Switzerland   | Find out more

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