When: October 22 - October 26. I’ll be in Las Vegas for the IBM Information on Demand Conference, but some of my colleagues will be in NYC at this event.
Where: Various awesome Manhattan locations.
Price: Most NYC Data Week events are free to attend, and anyone can attend.
What is Data Week: According to their website, NYC Data Week is co-produced by the City of New York's Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications (DoITT) and O'Reilly Media's Strata + Hadoop World Conference.
It celebrates and explores the people, industries, and organizations using data to fuel innovation in New York City. The Data Innovation in Finance Panel on October 24 and Data Innovation Across the City Panel on October 25 showcase New York City business and government leaders using data to implement change, and talking frankly about what it takes to succeed with data initiatives.
Data Week events include:
- A Startup Showcase with Fred Wilson and Tim O'Reilly.
- Ignite NYC @Strata, a hackathon, numerous meetups, and more.
- IBM Big Data Developer Day • Oct 22 • 8:00am–6:00pm • IBM Client Center, 590 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
- Experience IBM’s enterprise-class big data platform at IBM's Big Data Developer Day hosted by the IBM Big Data Development team. The morning will include interactive discussions and live demonstrations of big data for social media and log analytics, then get hands on with Hadoop scripting and text analytics with guidance from development experts. Seating is limited and you must register to be guaranteed a seat. Register today!
- If you can't make this one, see the list of other Big Data Developer Days.
- DataKind DataSprint • Oct 23 • 9:00am–5:00pm • Sheraton New York, Empire Ballroom, 811 7th Avenue 53rd Street, New York
- All-day hackathon focused on a critical New York City data project. DataKind is incredibly excited to announce that we will be setting up shop all day at the Strata NY Conference on October 23rd with a bunch of great data problems for you to stop by and work on! We will be serving non-profits and charities, using data to to solve some of their toughest problems, so bring your data skills and get ready to make the world a better place. If you're a socially conscious data hacker who wants to make the world a better place, RSVP now! Entrance to our DataSprint is completely free.
- The Future of Security • Oct 24 • 9:00am–3:30pm • Theresa Lang Community and Student Center; The New School; 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor
- The Future of Security: Ethical Hacking, Big Data and the Crowd conference will convene a daylong series of discussions to highlight the emerging, disruptive forces changing the landscape of the global community. Key panels include the following topic areas: Ethical Hacking / Hacktivism; Big Data and Networks; and The Crowd and Crowdsourced Science. Organized by the The Parsons Institute for Information Mapping (PIIM), The Center for Transformative Media (CTM) of Parsons The New School for Design, and The Richard Lounsbery Foundation
Be sure to see the agenda as there are many choices that may appeal to you. Wish I was going to be there!