Steve Isaac

The Spring 2019 Data Science & LI Event Guide

Looking for insightful speakers presenting the latest developments in Location Intelligence and Spatial Data Science? Want workshops of tools and technologies that can help improve your workflows and drive business outcomes? Excited about the chance to connect with like-minded professionals working on geospatial across dozens of industries? Well we’ve got you covered! Learn more about events you can attend this Spring, and make sure to stop by and chat with the CARTO team if you get the chance!

Data Council San Francisco

Where: Holiday Inn Golden Gateway - San Francisco, CA
When: April 17th and 18th

Data Council is a science, and analytics conference for software engineers, data scientists, deep learning researchers, and technical founders who want to discover tools & insights to build AI-based products. Featuring multiple tracks and over 50 speakers from companies like Yelp, Uber, Netflix, StitchFix and many more, this conference will have mountains of interesting content for anyone who works with data.

Want to meet the CARTO team?
Swing by our booth and discover how we are transforming location data into business insights. Also, don't miss "Spatial Data Science Methods for Improving Models," a talk from our very own Senior Data Scientist Andy Eschbacher on April 18th at 1:15 PM.

San Francisco

EnerGIS Conference

Where: Canonsburg, PA
When: April 25th and 26th

Serving as a meeting place for GIS & Geospatial professionals in the Energy sector to gather, this conference focuses on topics of current interest and new challenges within the energy industry. It will feature keynotes from Descartes Labs and local startup 412 Food Rescue.

ODSC East Boston

Where: Hynes Convention Center - Boston, MA
When: April 30th - May 3rd

ODSC East 2019 is one of the largest applied data science conferences in the world. Spanning 4 days, this conference boasts 55 training sessions, 75 workshops, and a whopping 250 speakers. The event kicks off with a keynote from Babak Hodjat, co-inventor of Siri.

Want to meet the CARTO team?
We'll be attending ODSCEast as a Silver Sponsor. Come say hi at our booth (Number 206) and connect with our team! Also, if you missed him at the Data Council, Andy will once again be speaking on May 2nd at 2:30 PM!</br>


2019 CGA Conference: The Geography Of Redistricting

Where: Harvard University - Cambridge, MA
When: May 2nd and 3rd

The Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard is focusing their 2019 conference on the challenges in political redistricting and how mathematics, data science, and geospatial professionals can bring new methodologies to bear to address those challenges.

DataX San Francisco

Where: San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel - San Francisco, CA
When: May 14th and 15th

DataX is focused on curating the latest thinking in artificial intelligence and data science with a combination of technical demonstrations and practical advice for data strategy. Featuring cutting-edge technology and leading brands such as Google, Reddit, Instacart, Bloomberg, and more, DataX provides the opportunity to connect with peers and experts from across industries.

GEOBusiness 2019

Where: Business Design Centre - London, UK
When: May 21st and 22nd

Geobusiness bills itself as “the geospatial event designed for everyone involved in the gathering, storing, processing and delivery of geospatial information.” With a very strong mix of seminars, workshops, and opportunities for networking and socializing, you won’t want to miss this London event.

The GEOINT Symposium

Where: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, TX
When: June 2nd - June 5th

An annual event, the GEOINT Symposium is focused specifically on the Geointelligence sector, and welcomes a mix of academia, private companies, and governmental stakeholders from the Defense, Intelligence and Homeland Security Communities.


Where: Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center - Washington, DC
When: June 8th - June 10th

Specifically a workshop for women working in higher education in the geospatial sciences (GIS, remote sensing, cartography, and related mapping sciences), TRELIS focuses on 5 areas Career Trajectories & Leadership, Mentoring & Coaching, Communication & Language, Dealing with Obstacles, and Work-Life Integration. If this sounds like a match for your interests, head down to the nation’s capital!

Battlefin Discovery Day

Where: The Plaza - New York, NY
When: June 19th and 20th

Describing their event as speed dating for Alpha & new VC investments, Battlefin brings together top Artificial Intelligence and Alternative Data Providers to showcase the latest in new data sets. Their last New York event facilitated over 1600 One-on-One meetings between alternative data providers and hedge funds that represented over $2 trillion in Assets Under Management.

San Francisco

GEOPython 2019

Where: Basel/Muttenz, Switzerland
When: June 24th - June 26th

The Python conference for the Geo-Community is organized by the Institute of Geomatics at the FHNW - University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland and the PyBasel Association. Last year’s event featured attendees from over 30 countries.

Want to meet the CARTO team?
CARTO data scientist Giulia Carella will be leading the talk "Site planning with Geopandas and CARTO." Join the session on June 26th at 11:30am in Room 1 at the event!

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Steve Isaac

Content Marketing Manager at CARTO.

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