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Top Data Science Conferences for Managers in 2024: An (Almost) Exhaustive List

After an extended period of virtual events, 2024 is gearing up to be a year full of exciting in-person conferences for data science managers. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of 42 events around the world, categorizing them by type and aggregating them by month.

We’ve also carefully distilled them into this easy-to-use Datalore notebook to simplify the process of finding a conference to fit your needs.

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If you’ve attended any of these events in the past, we’d be happy to hear your feedback in the comments section!

February

CDAO UK

Dates: February 6–7, 2024   
Location: London, UK
Event type: Data event 
Admission: Paid  
About the event: A meet-up for discussions about AI applications, data governance, collaboration, and data-driven decision making.

CDAO Financial Services 

Dates: February 13–14, 2024  
Location: New York, US 
Event type: Fintech event 
Admission: Paid 
About the event: A C-level event centered around data and analytics leaders in the financial services sector.

💡Meet the JetBrains Datalore Team in person at this event. Schedule a meeting with our team via LinkedIn.

AI Summit West

Dates: February 13–14, 2024 
Location: Santa Clara, US 
Event type: Data event 
Admission: Paid  
About the event: A four-day event focusing on deep learning, ML, and enterprise AI.

CDAO FS&I Brazil  

Dates: February 27–28, 2024
Location: São Paulo​, Brazil 
Event type: Fintech event 
Admission: Free and Paid   
About the event: A gathering of data and analytics leaders from Brazil’s financial services and insurance sectors.

Finovate Europe  

Dates: February 27–28, 2024
Location: London, UK 
Event type: Fintech event 
Admission: Paid
About the event: An event centered around fintech innovations and offers a platform for startups and enterprises to showcase their developments.

💡Meet the JetBrains Datalore Team in person at this event. Schedule a meeting with our team via LinkedIn.

CDAO Brisbane  

Dates: February 27–28, 2024
Location: Brisbane, Australia  
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: An amalgamation of data and analytics leaders from Brisbane and beyond.

March 

Financial Cloud Summit

Date: March 7, 2024
Location: London, UK
Event type: Fintech event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A tailor-made event for fintech leaders and professionals emphasizing cloud strategy, migration, and the optimization gap.

Gartner Data Analytics US

Dates: March 11–13, 2024
Location: Orlando, Florida, US
Event type: Vendor event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A top-tier event focusing on aspects like leadership, business value, AI, analytics, data management, and more.

Data & Analytics in Healthcare

Date: March 13, 2024
Location: Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Australia
Event type: Healthcare event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A healthcare data meet-up discussing governance, ethics and privacy, future interoperability, and data sharing.

CDAO Canada

Dates: March 26–27, 2024 
Location: Toronto, Canada 
Event type: Data event  
Admission: Paid 
About the event: A gathering for Canadian data science and analytics leaders discussing data management, IoT, AI ethics, and real-time analytics.

💡Meet the JetBrains Datalore team in person at this event. Schedule a meeting with our team via LinkedIn.

April 

Data Architecture New Zealand

Date: April 9, 2024
Location: Hilton Auckland, New Zealand
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: This event focuses mainly on the scalability and reliability of data architecture.

Google Cloud Next

Dates: April 9–11, 2024 
Location: Las Vegas, US
Event type: Vendor event  
Admission: Paid 
About the Event: A Google event featuring new product showcases, on-site labs and training sessions, an expo area, and keynotes from Google executives.

💡Meet the JetBrains Datalore Team in person at this event. Schedule a meeting with our team via LinkedIn.

CDAO LATAM

Dates: April 11–12, 2024 
Location: Miami, US
Event type: Data event
Admission: Free and paid
About the event: A meeting of data leaders from Latin America.

CDAO Singapore

Dates: April 16–17, 2024
Location: Singapore
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A gathering of Asian data leaders for discussions on data privacy, governance, AI applications, and more.

CDAO Germany

Dates: April 17–18, 2024
Location: Munich, Germany
Event type: Data event
Admission: Free and paid
About the event: A gathering of German data leaders for a discussion on data strategy in uncertain times.

AI in Finance Summit New York

Dates: April 18–19, 2024
Location: New York, US
Event type: Fintech event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A summit centered on AI applications in financial services. 

CDAO Spring

Dates: April 23–24, 2024
Location: San Francisco, US
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A gathering of data and analytics leaders for discussions on data strategies, talent management, and data culture.

ODSC East

Dates: April 23–25, 2024
Location: Boston, US
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: Along with speaking sessions, this event provides hands-on training sessions, bootcamps, and workshops. The event also has an AI Expo and Demo hall where attendees can network and meet leading vendors in the industry.

💡 Meet the JetBrains Datalore team in person at this event. Schedule a meeting with our team via LinkedIn.

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

Dates: April 24–25, 2024 
Location: Mumbai, India
Event type: Vendor event
Admission: Paid
About the event: C-level event offering such tracks as leadership, business value, AI, analytics, data management, trust, governance, and corporate culture. The event offers sessions with C-level speakers, networking, and an opportunity to engage with Gartner analysts.

AI in Finance Summit London

Dates: April 25–26, 2024
Location: London, UK
Event type: Fintech event
Admission: Registration not opened yet
About the event: A summit centered on AI applications in financial services.

May

Gartner Data Analytics Summit

Dates: April 13–15, 2024
Location: London, UK
Event type: Vendor event
Admission: Paid
About the event: C-level event offering such tracks as leadership, business value, AI, analytics, data management, trust, governance, and culture. The event offers sessions with C-level speakers, networking, and an opportunity to engage with Gartner analysts.

💡Meet the JetBrains Datalore Team in person at this event. Schedule a meeting with our team via LinkedIn.

World Data Summit

Dates: May 15–17, 2024
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A summit focusing on such topics as data governance and digital transformation, data visualization and storytelling, privacy and ethics in data and AI, data literacy and culture in organizations, forecasting consumer behavior based on data, the benefits and risks of generative AI, implementation examples of LLMs, and more.

Uphill Conf

Dates: May 16–17, 2024
Location: Bern, Switzerland
Event type: Generic event
Admission: Paid
About the event: The highlight of this year’s event is the impact of AI on software engineering.

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit Tokyo

Dates: May 21–23, 2024
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Event type: Vendor event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A C-level event offering such tracks as leadership, business value, AI, analytics, data management, trust, governance, and culture. The event offers sessions with C-level speakers, networking, and an opportunity to engage with Gartner analysts.

💡 Meet the JetBrains Datalore team in person at this event. Schedule a meeting with our team via LinkedIn.

GITEX Africa 2024

Dates: May 29–30, 2024
Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Event type: Generic event
Admission: Registration not open yet
About the event: A generic tech event that focuses on tracks like agritech sustainability and water, AI, cloud technology, IoT, data, consumer tech, and more.

June

Snowflake Summit

Dates: June 3–6, 2024
Location: San Francisco, US
Event type: Vendor event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A four-day event hosted by Snowflake featuring talks around AI, generative AI, Apache Iceberg, streaming, privacy-preserving collaboration, and more.

Money 20/20

Dates: June 4–6, 2024
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Event type: Fintech event
Admission: Paid
About the event: One of the largest fintech events in Europe, boasting around 8,000 attendees and sessions including A Customer Universe of One, The Age of Atomic Finance, Meet the Architects, Signal vs. Noise, The Business of Money, and more. This event also offers networking opportunities via an app.

💡 Meet the JetBrains Datalore team in person at this event. Schedule a meeting with our team via LinkedIn.

AI & Big Data Expo

Dates: 05.06.2024 – 06.06.2024
Location: California, US
Event type: Data Event
Admission: Free and paid options available
About the event: The 2024 expo features tracks such as generative AI and data science, data democratization, safe, secure, and responsible AI, and AI and MLOps for an optimized enterprise.

Data & AI Summit by Databricks

Dates: June 10–13, 2024
Location: San Francisco, US
Event type: Vendor event
Admission: Registration not open yet
About the event: Hosted by Databricks, the event features tracks such as MLOps, big data, data lakes, Databricks experience, data strategy, data streaming, and more. You can see recordings of 2023’s talks on the Databricks website.

World Conference on Data Science & Statistics

Dates: June 17–19, 2024
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: This conference focuses on topics such as data governance, data literacy, and leadership, privacy, ethics, applications of machine learning, and open-source data technologies. The event is designed to appeal to both academic and business personnel.

Banking Transformation

Dates: June 19–20, 2024
Location: London, UK
Event type: Fintech event
Admission: Free for banks, paid for other industries
About the event: This event features talks on the technological aspect of banking transformation, as well as customer experience, people management, ESG, open banking, and more.

💡 Meet the JetBrains Datalore team in person at this event. Schedule a meeting with our team via LinkedIn.

July

2024 DataConnect Conference

Dates: July 11–12, 2024
Location: Columbus, Ohio, US
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: Hosted by Women in Analytics, this event brings a multitude of sessions, panels, tutorials, and showcases.

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

Dates: July 29–30, 2024
Location: Sydney, Australia
Event type: Vendor event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A C-level event offering such tracks as artificial intelligence and generative AI, talent management, data analytics and governance, data architectures, business value of data and analytics, and more. The event offers opportunities to engage with Gartner analysts.

September

BigDataLDN

Dates: September 18–19, 2024
Location: London, UK
Event type: Data event
Admission: Free
About the event: A large two-day event with numerous talks, industry case studies, and vendors in the expo hall, expecting approximately 10,000 attendees over two days, featuring both executives and individual contributors.

BigData Paris

Dates: September 25–26, 2024
Location: Paris, France
Event type: Data event
Admission: Registration not yet open
About the event: Primarily a French-speaking event connecting data and AI professionals and leaders, with organizers anticipating around 20,000 visitors during the event.

October

AI & Big Data Expo Europe

Dates: October 1–2, 2024
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Event type: Data event
Admission: Free and paid
About the event: This event expects to welcome around 7,000 visitors to the expo area, where there will be technology showcases and discussions around enterprise AI, machine learning, security, ethical AI, deep learning, data ecosystems, NLP/generative AI.

GITEX Global 2024

Dates: October 14–18, 2024
Location: Dubai, UAE
Event type: Generic event
Admission: Registration not yet open
About the event: A generic tech show, featuring one of the largest expo areas in the world and C-level executive speakers.

ODSC West

Dates: October 29–31, 2024
Location: California, US
Event type: Data event
Admission: Registration not open yet
About the event: Along with speaking sessions, this conference provides hands-on training bootcamps and workshops, as well as an AI Expo hall for meeting leading vendors in the industry.

November

CDAO Auckland

Dates: November 5–6, 2024
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A gathering of data and analytics leaders from New Zealand.

CDAO FS&I Mexico

Dates: November 12–13, 2024
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Event type: Fintech event
Admission: Free and paid
About the event: A gathering of data and analytics leaders from the financial services and insurance sectors in Mexico.

CDAO Nordics

Dates: November 13–14, 2024
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Event type: Data event
Admission: Paid
About the event: A gathering of data and analytics leaders from the Nordic region.

December

AWS re:Invent

Dates: December 2–6, 2024
Location: Las Vegas, US
Event type: Vendor event
Admission: Registration not yet open
About the event: AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by AWS for the global cloud-computing community, featuring keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, 2,000+ technical sessions, an expo, after-hours events, and more.

We hope this list helps you pick an event and plan your travel ahead of time. If we’ve missed an event you consider to be relevant for data science managers, please reach out in the comments!

Kind regards,

The Datalore Team

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