3 days and over 100 hours of content  •  3 Keynotes  •  Over 60 world-class speakers  •  A dozen hands-on workshops and demos  •  Over 40 expert talks

Join us for Big Data Ignite 2017, Michigan’s premier conference on applied Big Data, IoT, and Cloud Computing. Big Data Ignite 2017 takes place on September 27-29 at the DeVos Place Conference Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

CONNECT

With the tech community on big-data, IoT, and cloud-computing topics.

LEARN

From experts about rapidly-evolving data technologies.

ADVANCE

Your data-related projects & big ideas.

EXPERIENCE BIG DATA IGNITE

Big Data Ignite is the premier conference and workshop experience for data professionals, developers, managers and anyone interested in the way that Big Data, IoT and Cloud Computing are changing our world.

SOME OF OUR FEATURED SPEAKERS

We gather world-class Big Data, IoT and Cloud Computing minds into one place for a premier conference.

Learn from the experts! See our entire set of expert presenters on our Speakers page ›

Dr. Harsha Rajasimha
Global Director | NTT DATA Inc.

Mark Fei
Senior Technical Instructor | Amazon Web Service

Tanmay Bakshi
Algorithmist | Darwin Ecosystem and IBM Watson

Dong Meng
Data Scientist | MapR

Michael Bloem
Senior Analyst, Advanced Analytics | Steelcase

Sagar Kewalramani
Sr ETL Administrator | Meijer

Dave Zeitler, Ph. D
Associate Professor of Statistics | Grand Valley State University

THREE DAYS OF LEADING-EDGE SPEAKERS, HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS AND TALKS

More than 60 sessions and over 40 individual speakers and instructors make Big Data Ignite a world-class event for technology professionals, entrepreneurs and managers.

Find a few select sessions below, or check the FULL SCHEDULE ›

Workshop

Developing a Cloud Data Strategy Begins at 900AM and 1055AM • 90 mins

 2 Sessions

Bhaskar Gunda | Principal and Senior Enterprise Data Architect

Aaron Kamphuis | Principal and Senior Consultant, IoT, & Data Analyst

Luc Durette | Senior Consultant of Data Analytics

Open Systems Technologies (OST)

Senior OST consultants will demonstrate how to design, configure, deploy, and operate a big-data pipeline to provide real-time, historical, and predictive data analysis.

Workshop

Amazon Web Service - Data Warehousing and Amazon Redshift Begins at 900AM • 90 mins

 2 Sessions

Mark Fei | Senior Technical Instructor at Amazon Web Service

This workshop will provide an overview of what’s meant by "data warehouse" versus "database," but then immediately dive into an overview of Amazon Redshift, its architecture, capabilities, and applications. This session will provide access to a complete hands-on lab experience as well.

Workshop

Introduction to Statistical Machine Learning Begins at 900AM and 1055AM • 90 mins

 2 Sessions

David Zeitler, Ph.D. | Grand Valley State University

This workshop will look at some of the statistical techniques utilized in machine learning using the R statistical programming language, including some common techniques thought of more as engineering methods but which share the common goal of producing adaptive machines.

Big Data Ignite 2017

September 27–29

DeVos Place Convention Center

Grand Rapids, MI

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