This week, Dataconomy will be covering the events, meetups and talks around the world for Big Data Week. Below are the events happening in your city today!

Event logo May 5, 2014 – Nova Scotia
Kentville Agricultural Centre Seminar Series

The Kentville Agricultural Centre Seminar Series is presented to increase awareness of research conducted by scientists at the Atlantic Food and Horticulture Research Centre, and their colleagues.
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Montreal
#BDW14 MTL Hackathon

If you are an experienced data scientist, or a Big Data newbie who wants to learn more about data, join us to solve Big Data challenges, and learn about popular platforms, tools and technologies to pe . . .
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Montreal
#BDW14 MTL Kickoff with Datacratic & Alistair Croll

Let’s kickoff Big Data Week with some of the biggest big data folks in Montreal! Awesome talks by Datacratic & Alistair Croll, & lots of beer of course.
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Missoula
Mayoral Proclamation of Big Data Week Missoula 2014

Missoula Mayor John Engen will proclaim the city’s first-ever Big Data Week May 5 – 11, 2014, and the lineup of events will be announced during the regular City Council meeting at 7 p.m., 140 W. Pine . . .
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Chicago
Open Software Integrators Presents a Two-day Intro to Hadoop Training

This is a 2-day training designed to give you an introduction to the Hadoop Ecosystem. You will learn the essentials of Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) & MapReduce Framework
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Perth
Scitech – Big Data and Radio Astronomy in WA

Join Scitech to learn all about Big Data and Radio Astronomy in Western Australia, including an opening address by Executive Producer + Co-Founder of Big Data Week, Andrew Gregson.
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Madrid
Data Science Spain Meetup

The top Data Science community in Spain (Data Science Spain) will hold a meeting open to the public during Big Data Week in Madrid to talk about Big Data Science.
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Kuala Lumpur
Get Started Guide with R!

To provide the audience an understanding on big data and analytics from an infrastructure neutral perspective. Covering ALL the layers from hardware to databases to analytics engines and presentation . . .
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Perth
WAIMOS Data Mining Workshop: ABC it’s easy as 1-2-3

This practical, hands-on, small group workshop will explore the new look IMOS Ocean Portal to encourage data discovery and instil confidence in the mining of physical, chemical and biological variable . . .
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Madrid
Exhibition of big Big Data Companies & Networking Session

Do you want to talk to the main actors of the Big Data scene? Don’t miss this exhibition, where the “big Big Data Companies” will be presenting their latest products and solutions.
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Kuala Lumpur
Teradata-MMU-MDeC Big Data Discovery Hackathon

Big Data can be a big advantage when you’re able to take data from disparate silos and place it in the hands of decision-makers – when they need it. Be a part of the very first Teradata Big Data D . . .
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Madrid
Opening session of the Big Data Week in Madrid: Big Data Industry

Opening of the Big Data Week in Madrid with the main actors of the industry: companies providing data and Big Data services will meet the end users.
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Toronto
Viafoura Big Data Week Tech Talk 1: Kick-off

Big Data Week 2014 kicks off in Toronto! Join us at the Viafoura office as we talk about the big picture with big data from industry executives. Stick around, ask questions, and make new friends.
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Wallonia
Découvrez comment les « big data » peuvent révolutionner la gestion de votre entreprise ! 

Dans toute entreprise, quelque soit sa taille ou son secteur d’activité, et également les associations ou administrations, la quantité de documents et donc d’informations générées et reçues est . . .
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Wallonia
Place for big data: immersion et visualisation de l’univers big data 

Des artistes en résidence exposent leur vision de l’univers des données durant toute la big data week à Mons.
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Barcelona
Sessió Inaugural: L’ #opendata oberta per a qui?

Una introducció sobre com s’obren i com s’utilitzen les dades recollides per l’administració pública. // Una introducción a cómo se abren y cómo se utilizan los datos recogidos por la admi . . .
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Atlanta
#BDW14 Kickoff Keynote Panel w/ Delta, Home Depot, Bloomberg + More

Join fellow Atlantans as we kick off Big Data Week 2014 and learn from high-profile thinkers and innovators how Big Data is transforming the future of business.
Event logo May 5, 2014 – Berlin
Data meets nice people II (Big Data Week edition)

This non-IT focused group is made up of individuals with a mathematical background who are interested in finding answers to business questions with maths and algorithms. Down to earth yet totally nerd . . .

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