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“I love that the world is data-intensive – unfortunately, it’s called ‘big data'”

Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon – Web Summit 2016 is the world’s leading data conference, connecting data scientists, analysts, hackers and engineers under one roof during Web Summit.

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Meet our 2017 speakers

Who has your back? Protecting data from government requests AI: One more time with feeling Social & smart data: Connecting with customers in new ways Applied machine learning Expecting the unexpected Payment fraud in digital currency

Use your data so it's predictive, not just prescriptive Suzy Deering, CMO, eBay

Important directions in civilization were made possible because there was systematic data Stephen Wolfram, CEO, Wolfram Research

Data science is the electricity of our era Vitaly Gordon, VP Data Science and Engineering, Salesforce

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At, the world's leading data conference, data specialists from companies like LinkedIn, Yandex and Salesforce will explore the latest developments and most interesting applications of data science today – and more importantly, tomorrow.

Your Web Summit ticket includes access to all of's sessions, plus more than 20 other conferences taking place during Web Summit.

Data science

Data science is shaping business strategies across the globe. How can you use data science to disrupt your industry?

How can businesses adopt a data-driven culture?
What is the best way to sync data science teams with the rest of your company?

Open Data

Public data that could affect your business decisions is out there. Are you using it to its full advantage?

Privacy: How is open data anonymised?
How can open data make an impact on my business?
How can we make open data accessible and usable?
Which cities and governments have revolutionised open data?

Data design and UI

The most advanced data analytics aren’t useful if the results can’t be understood. As the level of data collected and analysed continues to increase, careful and insightful presentation becomes more and more important for all stakeholders.

What are the best practices in data visualisation?
Cutting edge platforms and tools: How they can be applied to your industry?
What role does data play in the future of interactive design?
How will data, design and analytics impact the future of marketing?

Distributed computing

As the number of metrics used to gain deeper insights into modern business increases, so does the demand for scalable, flexible and powerful processing solutions.

How can distributed computing be applied to enterprises of different scales?
How can businesses integrate distributed computing into their current analytic toolsets to improve the quality and speed of their current insights?
How will distributed computing revolutionise AR?
How do data scientists configure and tune distributed systems?

The giants of the web assemble Wall Street Journal

Everywhere you go it’s buzzing and it’s electric Bloomberg

It defines the ecosystem The Guardian

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Discover Web Summit’s 23 conferences

  • Autotech
  • Data
  • Content
  • Design
  • Developer
  • Growth
  • Healthtech