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The 5th Big Data TechCon is coming back to Boston for three days - April 26th to the 28th, 2015. Last year more than 600 people attended the event, allowing for excellent networking on top of intensive classes and tutorials that were offered. Previous iterations of Big Data TechCon have allowed us to select and bring back only the finest speakers and top scoring classes to make sure that your Big Data conference is unparalleled.

Big Data TechCon features practical, how-to classes and tutorials for IT and Big Data professionals, including data and business analysts, developers, software architects, data scientists, and project managers.

Attend Big Data TechCon to get practical training on Hadoop, Spark, YARN, R, HBase, Hive, Predictive Analytics, and much more!

Take a Big Data analytics tutorial, dive deep into machine learning and NoSQL, learn how to master MongoDB and Cassandra, discover best practices for using graph databases such as Neo4j and more. You'll get the best Big Data training at Big Data TechCon!

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Enough talking about Big Data, learn how to DO IT at Big Data TechCon!

Learn more about classes, special events and networking opportunities at Big Data TechCon!

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Dive Deep into Spark and Hadoop with classes like these at Big Data TechCon!
  • Spark Foundations: A Deep Dive Into Spark's Core
  • Intro to Apache Spark
  • Best Practices on HBase Schema Design
  • Simplifying Big Data Workflows for Hadoop Using Spring for Apache Hadoop
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  • Moving Data from MySQL to your Big Data Platform
  • Securing Hadoop in the Enterprise for all Your Compliance Needs
  • Big Data Warehousing with Apache Spark, Parts I and II
  • Developing Big Data Solutions with Spring XD
  • Visualizing New Insights from Big Data
  • Big Data Meets IT Ops: Machine Data Analytics Using Hadoop and Open Source
  • Big Data Processing with Less Work and Less Code
  • Scale Your SQL Database with SQL, Hadoop, Drill, JSON, NoSQL and HBase 
  • Advanced Spark Usage in Machine Learning and Analytics 
  • Building end-to-end Solutions for Big Data Science Problems
Who Should Attend Big Data TechCon?
• Database architects
• Software developers
• Business analysts
• Data scientists
• Project managers
• Database developers
• Database analysts
• Software development managers
• Data engineers
• Database managers
• Data miners
• Database applications managers
• Software engineers
• Database administrators
• Software architects
• Business intelligence experts
• Data warehouse managers
• Business intelligence systems managers

And anyone wrestling with Big Data challenges!
Check out the classes at Big Data TechCon
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People are talking about Big Data TechCon!

Big Data TechCon is well-organized and has a lot more relevant technical information than other conferences.

Francis Mascarenhas
Programmer, Analyst
se2 Inc.

Get some sleep beforehand, and divide and conquer the packed schedule with colleagues during.

Paul Reed
Technology Strategy & Innovation
FIS

Worthwhile, technical, and a breath of fresh air.

Julian Gottesman
CIO
DRA Imaging

Big Data TechCon is definitely worth the investment.

Chappidi Suresh
President
WorldVision Technologies

Big Data TechCon offers great technology depth.

Rahul Gupte
Associate Director
Deloitte

You will get great insights and the speakers will put you on the fast track.

Chandrashekhar Vyas
Solution Architect
Diaspark

Yes. Definitely attend.

Mike Liu
Principal Application Dev. Lead
ADP

Big Data TechCon is a great learning experience and very intensive.

Huaxia Rui
Assistant Professor
University of Rochester

Great conference. I took a lot away from all of the talks I attended.

David Hollis
Consultant
Raybeam Inc.

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Big Data TechCon Schedule
Sunday, April 26
7:30 am – 6:30 pm...Registration Open
7:30 am – 8:30 am...Morning Coffee
8:30 am – 10:00 am...Tutorials
10:00 am – 10:15 am...Coffee Break
10:15 am – 12:15 pm...Tutorials
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm...Lunch
1:15 pm – 3:00 pm...Tutorials
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm...Coffee Break
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm...Tutorials
5:15 pm – 6:30 pm...Lightning Talks
Monday, April 27
7:30 am – 7:00 pm...Registration Open
7:30 am – 8:30 am...Morning Coffee
8:30 am – 10:00 am...Tutorials
10:00 am – 7:30 pm...Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 am – 10:30 am...Coffee Break
10:30 am – 12:15 pm...Tutorials
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm...Lunch
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm...Women in Big Data Networking Luncheon
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm...Technical Classes
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm...Coffee, Ice Cream in Exhibit Hall
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm...Sponsored Classes
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm...Technical Classes
5:30 pm – 6:15 pm...Keynote
6:15 pm – 7:45 pm...Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
7:45 pm – 9:00 pm...Fireside Chats
Tuesday, April 28
7:30 am – 4:30 pm...Registration Open
7:30 am – 8:45 am...Morning Coffee
8:30 am – 9:45 am...Technical Classes
10:00 am – 11:15 am...Technical Classes
11:30 am – 12:00 pm...Keynote
12:00 pm – 4:30 pm...Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm...Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm...Technical Classes
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm...Technical Classes
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm...Coffee Break & Prizes in Exhibit Hall
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm...Technical Classes
5:30 pm...Conference Closes
Big Data TechCon Speakers

Aggarwal
Dr. Alok Aggarwal
Scry Analytics

Ballard
Ben Ballard
VoltDB

Baron
Pavlo Baron
codecentric AG

Boutin
Daniel Boutin
SOASTA

Brender
Matthew Brender
Basho

Cordo
Elliot Cordo
Caserta Concepts

Ben Coverston
Ben Coverston
DataStax

Das
Dr. Subrata Das
Machine Analytics

Max De Marzi
Max De Marzi
Neo Technology

Sameer Farooqui
Sameer Farooqui
Blueplastic

MarkFisher-2
Mark Fisher
Pivotal

Ford
Bob Foreman
HPCC

Ford
Dr. Will Ford
Predixion Software

Ghai
Sachin Ghai
Impetus

Goldmeier
Jordan Goldmeier
Cambia Factor

Halfon
Amir Halfon
ScalingData

KASIBHOTLA
Diwakar Kasibhotla
GE

Kosseff
Jeffrey Kosseff
Covington & Burling, LLP

KenKrupa-1
Ken Krupa
MarkLogic

Samir Lad
Samir Lad
GE

CoreyLanum-1
Corey Lanum
Cambridge Intelligence

Marty Lurie
Marty Lurie
Cloudera

mcdonald
Carol McDonald
MapR

Paco Nathan
Paco Nathan
Mesosphere

oates
Tim Oates
CircleBack, Inc.

Porter
Daniel Porter
BlueLabs

ThomasRisberg
Thomas Risberg
Pivotal

Segel
Michael Segel
Segel & Associates

StuShulman
Dr. Stuart W. Shulman
Texifter

RaghavanSrinivas
Raghavan Srinivas
EMC CODE

Stokes
David Stokes
Oracle

Sullivan
Dan Sullivan
TechTarget

RaviVeeramachaneni-1
Ravi Veeramachaneni
Wipro Technologies

SudeepVenkatesh
Sudeep Venkatesh
HP Security Voltage

Williams
Michael Williams
OpenText

Mingyang-Wu
Mingyang Wu
PayPal

Zaharia
Matei Zaharia
Databricks

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3-DAY
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Register By April 10
for ONLY $1,195!


SAVE $300!

Walk-in Price: $1,495
Registration Inclusions

CONFERENCE ATTENDEES
3-Day Passport Only Registration Includes:
•Admission to sessions and classes on April 26, 27, and 28.
•Admission to keynotes
•Admission to Exhibit Hall
•Admission to all special events, including the Networking Reception
•Coffee breaks and lunch where indicated

EXHIBIT HALL ONLY
•Admission to Exhibit Hall on April 27 and 28.
•Admission to Networking Reception on April 27
•Admission to Keynote Sessions

Save BIG with these discounts!

GROUP DISCOUNT
Group discounts will be given automatically if you register three or more people at once. You can also contact Stacy Burris at sburris@bzmedia.com to receive the $100/person discount if your group is unable to register at the same time. Contact her for special discounts for groups of 10 or more.

EDUCATION DISCOUNT
Employed by an educational institution? Save an additional $100. Enter code "EDU"

GOVERNMENT DISCOUNT
Federal, State and Local government employees save an additional $100.

NONPROFIT DISCOUNT
Employed by a non-profit organization? Save an additional $100. Enter code "NONPROFIT"

Government Employees check out these special rates!

 
Special Government Employee Rates
"Big Data TechCon is great for beginners as well as advanced Big Data practitioners.  It's a great conference!"
Ryan Wood
Software Systems Analyst
Government of Canada
3-DAY
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Register by Mar 13
for only $1,045!

SAVE $350!
Walk-in Price:
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Government Employees from these agencies have attended Big Data TechCon!
• California Dept. Water Resources
• Canada Border Services Agency
• City of Los Angeles
• City of Malden
• City of New Bedford
• City of North Las Vegas
• City of Oakland
• Commonwealth of Mass
• Department of Homeland Security
• Ellie Mae
• Emergency Call Tracking System - CA
• Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
• Federal Demographic Council
• Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
• Federal Reserve of Bank Kansas City
• Government of Canada
• Judicial Council of California
  • Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory
• Los Alamos National Laboratory
• Mass. Bay Commuter RR
• Mass. Exec. Office of Health & Human Services
• National Library of Medicine
• Naval Postgraduate School
• Oklahoma Dept of Commerce
• OSHA
• Sacramento County
• Sallie Mae
• Securities & Exchange Commission
• SF Public Utilities Commission
• South Florida Water Management District
• State of CA - Dept. of Water Resources
• US Department of Justice
• US Department of Labor
• US Government
Special Big Data TechCon rate at the Seaport Boston Hotel!
Just $229 per night!
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Ted Bahr
President, BZ Media
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Stacy Burris
Vice President of Events
sburris@bzmedia.com
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David Lyman
Vice President of Sales
Publisher, SD Times
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Katie Serignese
Katie Serignese
Conference Program Manager
kserignese@bzmedia.com
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Caroline Seiter
Caroline Seiter
Customer Service Associate
cseiter@bzmedia.com
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Polina Redlich
Polina Zabarko
Online Marketing Manager
pzabarko@bzmedia.com
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Carl Berndtson
Carl Berndtson
Media Sponsor Manager
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Brian Scott
Brian Scott
Sales Manager
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Camille Barron
Camille Barron
Customer Service Associate
cbarron@bzmedia.com
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Mike Pehel
Mike Pehel
Social Media/Content Marketing Coordinator 
mpehel@bzmedia.com
631-615-8965

 

"The event was fabulous as usual. BZ Media puts together the best and most relevant combination of topics and speakers to create an incredible learning experience. The conference is extremely well run and consistently exceeds expectations."

- Sue Hanley, President, Susan Hanley LLC