8 Business Analytics Events to Attend in 2019

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Being an active member of your professional community is integral to success in any field. Attending business analytics events keeps you up to date with the latest advances and developments, builds your professional network, grants the possibility of discovering business or employment opportunities and most importantly, helps you position yourself as an expert. Being at the center of important business analytics discussions and expanding your network increases your credibility, which helps build trust with future partners and employers. There are hundreds of business analytics events to attend this year; we’ve rounded up a few of the most highly attended national conferences and included descriptions in their own words of what they have to offer.

1. Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit

February 4-5, 2019
San Diego, CA

Bringing together statistical analysis, predictive modeling, data mining, text analytics and machine learning techniques, Predictive Analytics allows you to forecast the future. The Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit brings the leaders and innovators from the industry together for an event acclaimed for its interactive format, combining keynote presentations, interactive breakout sessions and open discussion. We are currently accepting speaker submissions for the 2019 event – if you have something to share you can submit a speaker submission here. Themes covered include:

  • Adoption of AI and machine learning in the enterprise
  • A customer-focused strategy: Omni-channel analytics
  • Translating data into actionable analytics
  • Applying deep learning to the business

2. Modern Data Management Summit

February 26-27, 2019
San Francisco, CA

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. Tracks include Machine Learning & AI, Modern Data Management and Healthcare and Life Sciences.

3. Enterprise Data World

March 17-22, 2019
Boston, MA

The 23rd Annual Enterprise Data World (EDW) Conference is recognized as the most comprehensive educational conference on Data Management in the world. Join over 1,000 data professionals from around the globe to attend this unique conference. Your transformation to data-driven business starts here!

4. Gartner Data and Analytics Summit 2019

March 18-21, 2019
Orlando, FL

Accelerating digitalization, driven by the dramatic surge in new technologies, has created a world of unprecedented disruption and increasing ambiguity. With ambiguity comes both uncertainty and risk, but also opportunity. In this uncharted new world data and analytics leaders need to find clarity of purpose.

At the conference we’ll share new strategies, guidance and best practices to help you realize your future – a future based on data you can trust, agile analytics you can rely on, and the clarity needed to empower you with the continuous intelligence and pervasive insights necessary to excel in the digital economy.

5. Strata Data Conference 

March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA

At Strata, you’ll get a first look at the emerging trends that transform data and business. How to build a solid foundation for your AI strategy. Machine learning initiatives that scale (including cloud). Intriguing new streaming and IoT use cases. How to implement new machine learning or serverless technologies. Strata is where you’ll get the insight you need to prepare your career and business for the future.

You’ll meet data’s alpha geeks and business visionaries. You’ll share ideas and best practices with data scientists, analysts, executives, engineers, developers, and AI researchers from a wide range of industries. And you’ll get the insider track on the latest tools and technologies—and the expertise, detailed case studies, and hands-on training to make your data strategies and implementations work today.

6. 2019 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference

April 14-16, 2019
Austin, TX

Join over 1,000 leading analytics professionals and industry experts in discovering new mathematical solutions to problems, networking strategies for advancing your career, and recognizing individual and team efforts within your field with most prestigious awards in analytics and operations research.

7. Open Data Science Conference

May 1-4, 2019
Boston, MA

Here at the Open Data Science Conference we gather the attendees, presenters, and companies that are working on shaping the present and future of AI and data science. ODSC hosts one of the largest gatherings of professional data scientists with major conferences in the USA, Europe, and Asia.

8. Data Summit

May 21-22, 2019
Boston, MA

At Data Summit 2019, you’ll hear the innovative approaches the world’s leading companies are taking to solve today’s key challenges in data management. Whether your interests lie in the technical possibilities and challenges of new and emerging technologies or using Big Data for business intelligence, analytics, and other business strategies, Data Summit 2019 has something for you!

Immerse yourself in the major technologies and strategies for becoming a data-driven business. Data Summit also includes special events like the co-located Cognitive Computing & AI Summit as well as our special day long programs: The Data Lake Boot Camp on Tuesday and The DataOps Boot Camp on Wednesday. Access to these co-located events is included with your Data Summit registration or may be registered for separately.

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Written by Victoria Pinheiro, MSc.
MSBA Content Strategy Writer
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