What Conference ? If I had the time and money

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If I had lots of free time and enough money what conferences would I go to around the world. I regularly get asked for recommendations on what conferences should a person attend. It all depends on what you want to get out of your conference trip. Be is training, education, information building, networking, etc. or to enjoy the local attractions.

The table below is my preferred list of conferences to attend. All of the conferences below are focused on two main areas. The first area is Oracle  and the second area is that of Data Mining/Predictive Analytics.

I hope you find the list useful. If you can recommend some others let me know.

Month Conference
January  
February

March

Annual Ireland Oracle Conference – Dublin, Ireland

Predictive Analytics World – USA (San Francisco)

Text Analytics World

Hotsos Symposium

April

Collaborate (IOUG Conference USA)

Enterprise Data World (USA)

Miracle OpenWorld (Denmark)

May

OUG Harmony (Finland)

June

Oracle Development Tools User Group Kaleidoscope (Kscope)

Data Governance – Summer Conference

Oracle Benelux User Group Conference

July

VirtaThon – Online Oracle Conference

August

ACM SIGKDD Conference on KDD & Data Mining

September  
October

Oracle Open World – San Francisco, USA

Predictive Analytics World – USA (New York)

SAS Analytics Conference

November

TDWI World Conference

Data Governance – Winter Conference (USA)

Predictive Analytics World – UK

International Conference on Data Mining & Engineering (ICDMKE)

Australia Oracle User Group Conference

Germany Oracle User Group Conference (DOAG)

December

Annual UKOUG Conference – Birmingham, UK

IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM)

Oracle Open World Latin America

There is a lot of conferences in the October, November and December months. Some of these are on overlapping dates, which is a pity. Perhaps the organisers of some of these conferences. Also during the January and February months there does not seem to be any conferences in the areas.

If you would like to sponsor a trip to one or more of these then drop me an email Smile

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