If you would like to attend a Meetup please make your interest known & register on the individual Meetup group pages as well as for Big Data LDN.

Tracking commercial aircraft using a Raspberry Pi, Kafka, Vertica & Dataiku
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Big Data and Machine Learning - London Meetup

18:00 Tracking commercial aircraft in near real-time using a Raspberry Pi, Kafka and Vertica
Speaker: Mark Whalley

18:45 Anomaly detection in aviation
Speaker: Silviu Tofan, Data Scientist at Dataiku

19:30 Networking

THEATRE: Fast Data Theatre

START: 13th Nov, 6:00pm

END: 13th Nov, 8:00pm

The Past, Present & Future of Presto
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We have 2 awesome talks ready for over 100 Presto enthusiasts as well as new swag to give away, beer and of course, plenty of pizza to go around!

First up is a look at the past, present and future of Presto. We'll be taking a close look at the performance benefits as well as new features that are designed to boost the query execution times.

18:10PM - 18:40PM - 'Presto - Past, Present & Future'
Speaker: Shubham Tagra, Senior Presto Engineer, Qubole

18:45PM - 19:15PM - The year of self-service analytics' - presented by Alex Netelkos, Senior Data Analyst, MediaMath

THEATRE: Data Ops Theatre

START: 13th Nov, 6:00pm

END: 13th Nov, 8:00pm

London AI & Deep Learning Meetup
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Hosts: London Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning group,

- Refreshments + Networking
- Welcoming Remarks by Joe Chow,
- Talk 1: Massive scale 3D generation for e-commerce by Tushar Sharma
- Talk 2: Which Data Science Platform is Best by Fazl Barez
- Talk 3: Introduction to RAPIDS by Nvidia

THEATRE: AI Lab Theatre

START: 13th Nov, 6:00pm

END: 13th Nov, 8:00pm

Public Sector Meetup
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We are delighted to be hosting a meetup for public sector data leaders and practitioners.

The meetup content will be focused around the public sector conference sessions happening at Big Data LDN in the customer experience theatre where attendees will learn from public sector data experts

Sean Price, EMEA Director of Industry Solutions, Public Sector & Healthcare at Qlik will be presenting and joined with other public sector data experts for an interactive Q&A with the meetup audience.

Beer/soft drinks and Pizza will be provided for attendees.

THEATRE: Customer Experience Theatre

START: 13th Nov, 6:00pm

END: 13th Nov, 8:00pm

Tackling Fast, Big, Wide Data Problems
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Hosted by TIBCO and Pure Storage,

Big Data Fabric, Data Hub, Logical Data Warehouse - Turning Analyst Buzzwords into Pragmatic Data Architecture
Speaker: Toks Osokoya & Ian Pestell, TIBCO

Analytics Evolution in a Modern Era: Creative Scaling beyond Billions of Daily Events
Speaker: Ryan Sayre, EMEA Technical Lead, FlashBlade, Pure Storage

Breaking the Poverty Cycle with Data Science - Lessons from the Bay Area
Speaker: Marion Azoulai, TIBCO

THEATRE: Data-Driven LDN Theatre

START: 13th Nov, 6:00pm

END: 13th Nov, 8:00pm

Be More Unicorn
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Hosts: London Business Analytics Group Group.

Speaker: Tamsin Harriman, Data Science Manager, Blue Motor Finance Ltd

We’ve all heard of the mythical, sought after Data Unicorn – someone who has not only great data science skills, but technical and business skills as well. In truth, while our titles might be Data Analyst or Data Scientist, many of us already have some crossover into other skillsets. Tamsin will discuss 5 ways to unleash your curiosity, embrace your inner generalist and become more Unicorn.

THEATRE: Self-Service Analytics Theatre

START: 13th Nov, 6:00pm

END: 13th Nov, 8:00pm