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New technologies to be explored at upcoming Strata Data Conference

9th April 2019
Alex Lynn

This April, specialist for insight-driven technology, O’Reilly Media, and Cloudera will present the Strata Data Conference in London. The four-day event (29th April to 2nd May) is recognised as the largest data conference series in the world, bringing together data’s most influential business decision makers and strategists who work with data.

The event hopes to provide attendees the opportunity to learn about the new tools, technologies and techniques that make data work, whilst simultaneously reflecting on the challenges that businesses will face in the future.

The conference will offer in depth sessions in data knowledge, with new added sessions and tracks to reflect challenges that have emerged in the data field.

Key topics relevant to the UK will be addressed, including: AI strategies, machine learning, streaming, IoT and serverless technologies. The conference is designed for people of all levels of expertise, from experts to beginners, and will provide keynotes and practical sessions which will explore the latest advances in the world of big data.

Notable speakers will include:

  • Ben Lorica, Chief Data Scientist, O’Reilly Media
  • Cassie Kozyrkov, Chief Decision Scientist, Google
  • Shingai Manjengwa, Chief Executive Officer, Fireside Analytics Inc.
  • James Burke, Historian and Author
  • Cait O’Riordan, Chief Product & Information Officer, Financial Times
  • Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera
  • Michael Tidmarsh, Chief Technology Officer, Ogilvy
  • David Boyle, Customer Insights Director, Harrods

O’Reilly Chief Data Scientist and Strata conference chair Ben Lorica, said: “We need to understand our data in order to reap the benefits of it. To build a solid foundation for any AI or ML strategy, businesses need to be equipped with the right tools to harness the power of their data. At the Strata conference, we aim to bring together the most influential business decision makers to share their tips and tricks on just how to do this.

“The data industry is growing so fast and we’re often subjected to ‘digital overload’. Therefore, we need to adopt technologies such as AI and machine learning to focus on how we will implement data strategies to reflect this technological driven world. The Strata Data Conference will offer technical workshops to help train attendees in collaboration, emerging architecture and security.”

You can now register for your place at the conference.

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