Activate your Big Data awareness at Big Data Belfast 2017

Global executives from SkyScanner and Microsoft among those confirmed as speakers for Belfast conference.

Businesses and organisations from across Northern Ireland/Ireland are being urged to activate their awareness of the power of Big Data at the Big Data Belfast 2017 conference which takes place on 19th October at Titanic Belfast.

Some of the world’s best-known names in big data will be in Belfast next month to share expertise, experience and tips with IT professionals, researchers, business technology heads, academics and students at this not-to-be-missed one day event. Among the global technology leaders set to ad-dress the conference are SkyScanner, Microsoft, Citi and Bazaarvoice.

This year’s conference will focus on a broad range of key emerging areas in the Big Data arena including health, smart cities, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ‘data for good’, big data for business and exploration & experimentation. A number of companies will also be there to demonstrate their latest advances in big data technology products. Much of the discussion will focus on how Big Data makes our day-to-day lives easier.

Big Data Belfast 2017 is hosted by local company Analytics Engines. The fifth year of this event, it has already become an essential event for those working in the technology sector or who want to understand more about data and how it impacts our daily lives. The headline sponsor of the conference is Citi, who are joined by Tughans, Bazaarvoice and Automated Intelligence as well a media partner, SyncNI.

Speakers at Big Data Belfast 2017 include, Denis Condon, Technology Strategist at Microsoft, Roy Wilson, Senior Solution Architect at Microsoft, Colin McFarland, Director of Experimentation at Skyscanner and Paul Hill, Bazaarvoice Director of Software Engineering.

Big Data Belfast takes place on the 19th October in Titanic Belfast, marking the end of Big Data Week. Big Data Week is a UK wide programme of events that look at how data is used.

For full detail on the Big Data Belfast conference, including detail on the headline speakers, visit


Activate your Big Data awareness at Big Data Belfast 2017

September 21, 2017

11:51 am