The lakeFS team
August 23, 2022

As the Covid-19 pandemic loosens its grip on the world, we’re all eager to start travelling and meeting in person again. The great news is that in persone conferences are back, so it’s time to make up for lost time!

Attending conferences is a great way to learn, network, and engage with like-minded people. 

Not sure where to start? Well, fellow data engineers –  we’ve done the research, to save you the time and effort, and put together a list of conferences that you may want to be part of. 

This events and conferences round up covers some of the biggest and most insightful data engineering conferences to attend in the remainder of 2022. These are our favourite conferences, we know there are more out there. So feel free to share your picks with us, and we will include them in the future event lists that we will be putting together for our  community. 

Data conferences you can’t miss out in (what is left of) 2022 

DecompileD Conference 

Website: https://decompiled.de/ 

When: September 9, 2022

Where: Dresden, Germany

Who is coming: Mobile, cloud, big data, analytics, machine learning, or artificial intelligence developers

In brief: DecompileD is a conference organized by developers for developers. Whether you’re into mobile, cloud, or AI, you’re bound to find something for yourself in all the talks and meetups happening there. The DecompileD conference focuses on the current challenges, solutions, and products around software development. Its goal is to help participants to share knowledge, benefit from the know-how of others, discuss solutions, and discover fresh ideas.

These objectives are also important to us, so if you find yourself in Europe this fall, DecompileD is a must-see!

Data TLV Summit

Website: http://datatlv.com/

When: September 15, 2022

Where: Tel-Aviv, Israel

Who is coming: Data Engineers, BI analysts and Data Analysts

In brief: The biggest and most comprehensive annual educational Data Conference in Israel

organized by the Israel Data Platform community. It is a free and non-profit event. Agenda is covering deep dive sessions on various aspects of Data Engineering, BI and Data Analysis, as well as very interesting track of short TED-style sessions.

Big Data LDN

Website: https://bigdataldn.com/ 

When: September 21-22, 2022

Where: London, UK

Who is coming: Data and analytics experts

In brief: This is a data and analytics conference and exhibition hosting the leading data and analytics experts ready to share all the tools to help you deliver your most effective data-driven strategy. As a free event, Big Data LDN offers an incredible opportunity to meet people from around the globe and discuss the big questions of the data world, sharing ideas with forward-thinking peers and leading members of the data community. You can hear from expert speakers in 8 technical and business-led tracks, including real-world use cases, and talk about your business requirements with leading technology vendors and consultants.

ApacheCon North America 2022

Website: https://www.apachecon.com/acna2022/

When: October 3-6, 2022

Where: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Who is coming: Anyone using Apache software tools

In brief: ApacheCon is the official open-source software convention of the Apache Software Foundation that focuses on the software projects hosted at the ASF and the foundation’s development and governance philosophies. The conference focuses on Search, Big Data, Internet of Things, Community, Geospatial, Cassandra, Financial Tech, and many other topics. 

Current 2022: The Next Generation of Kafka Summit

Website: https://2022.currentevent.io/website/39543/welcome

When: October 4-5, 2022

Where: Austin, Texas, USA

Who is coming: Everyone who wants to stay on top of all the advancements in data streaming

In brief: This is the first-ever data streaming industry event. Current plans to capture the fast-moving data streaming movement and bring this broad community together for learning, sharing, and networking. A great choice for anyone working specifically in this field looking for solutions to its challenges. Bonus: lakeFS team members are going to be there too!

AI & Big Data Expo

Website: https://www.ai-expo.net/northamerica/

When: October 5-6, 2022

Where: Santa Clara, California, USA

Who is coming: Enterprise technology professionals who want to explore the latest innovations, implementations, and strategies to drive businesses forward

In brief: Exploring the latest innovations within AI and Big Data, this conference aims to cover the impact of these technologies across industry sectors. Key topics include: demystifying AI, creating an AI-powered organization, machine learning, decision science, RPA and automation, infrastructure challenges, platforms, ethics, data analytics, customer experience, computer vision, voice technology, NLP, and chatbots. Everyone is bound to find something inspiring there.

The Analytics Engineering Conference

Website: https://coalesce.getdbt.com/

When: October 17-21, 2022

Where: New Orleans & Virtual

Who is coming: Data practitioners 

In brief: The annual Analytics Engineering Conference is dedicated to advancing the practices around analytics engineering. Coalesce brings data practitioners an opportunity to expand their knowledge and network, share best practices, and solve challenges as part of one vibrant community.

Open Data Science Conference West 2022 (ODSC)

Website: https://odsc.com/california/partner-odsc-west/

When: November 1-3, 2022

Where: San Francisco, California, USA

Who is coming: Data practitioners of all skill levels. 

In brief: One of the largest applied data science training conferences in the world, ODSC features prominent speakers – from contributors to many highly-used open-source tools, through professors at leading universities, to leaders at top data organizations. The event is broken up into data science training sessions, talks, workshops, and keynote lectures from industry leaders. 

Big Data Conference Europe

Website: https://bigdataconference.eu/speakers/

When: November 23-24, 2022

Where: Virtual

Who is coming: IT professionals and software developers

In brief: Big Data Conference Europe is a two-day conference that features lots of inspiring technical talks spanning fields such as Big Data, high load, data science, machine learning, and AI. The event brings developers, IT professionals, and users together to share their experiences, expand best practices, and discuss the different use cases and business applications.

Wrap up

These events are fantastic if you want to keep up with the industry advancements, discover best practices and tips from leaders who deploy successful solutions in the real world, and be part of workshops to build on existing data skills and add new ones. 

Most importantly, these conferences provide great networking and career-building opportunities. We will attend three of them this year: Big Data London 2022, Current 2022 and Data TLV summit, so drop us a line if you’re going to be there as well. See you there!

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