Talks that keep you Awake!

Our talks are backed by our 100% No Bullshit Guarantee* and delivered by leading data scientists and engineers from top organizations like Google, Uber, Datadog, Intermix, LINE, Eurecat, Schibsted, Yara & many more.

Multiple Unique Tracks

This year we are increasing the number of tracks to extend our offerings to even more data geeks. Precisely what and how many tracks we will offer will be confirmed at a later date, please check back.

Max - 500

Tired of mega-conferences where its hard to interact with people? We are too, so we limit attendees to 500 for each of our events. Our attendees are also highly-skilled data scientists, engineers, analysts & engineering managers.

Born to be Open Source

We believe in Open Source; code, content and mentality. We feature top open source contributors and tools at our talks. Afterwards, we publish all content for the community, for free. Take that mega-conferences!

Community Powered

We are a diverse group of geeks, coders, scientists, analysts. We are part of the international data community but care deeply about local data communities as well, no big € sponsors here, just data nerds, like you & I.

Networking that works

Experience our popular "Speakers Office Hours" format plus our favored Data Community Party. Through our intentional matching opportunities you'll meet data influencers who will positively impact your career.

Previous Barcelona Speakers

Connor McArthur

Co-founder & Data Engineer

Fishtown Analytics / DBT

Keiji Yoshida

Data Engineer in Data Labs

LINE Corporation

Quentin Francois

Data Engineering Team Lead

Datadog

Willem Pienaar

Data Science Platform Lead

GO-JEK

Jesse Anderson

Data & Creative Engineer & Managing Director

Big Data Institute

Liana Napalkova

Senior Data Scientist and Big Data Developer

Eurecat Technology Center

Juan Carlos Castro

Digital Product Manager

Eurecat Technology Center

Marco Bressan

Chief Data Scientist

Satellogic

Iker Martinez de Apellaniz

Data Engineer

Schibsted Classified Media

Albert Franzi Cros

Data Engineer

Schibsted Classified Media

Ricardo Fanjul

Data Engineer

Letgo

Jose Serrano

Data Scientist

BBVA Data & Analytics

Timo Walther

Software Engineer

dataArtisans, Committer & PMC Member of Apache Flink Project

Maximilian Michels

Independent Contractor

Google, PMC member of Apache Flink and Apache Beam

Richard Brosi

Data Scientist / Data Engineer

Yara Digital Labs

Carlos Herrera

Head of Data Science & Research Product Team

Cabify

Bring your team and save!

We want to invite not just you, but your team and colleagues as well. So if you purchase 3 tickets together you will receive 1 complimentary conference pass.

Look out for the "Buy 3 - Get 1 Free" pass at checkout.
((Just pay ticketing fees))


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Our Place In Barcelona

static1.squarespace.comOur European Data Council event is hosted this year at UTOPIA126 in the Poblenou neighbourhood within the Sant Martí district, which has quickly become a tech and start-up hub of Barcelona.

Since the late 90's Poblenouhas transformed Poblenou into a city of knowledge, with its abandoned factories being used for new economic activities, design studios and housing adapted to the needs of today.

This historical and industrial place is a multi-functional space used by artists, market vendors and for meetings. The core theme is the city and urban culture that surrounds it. Conveniently located within 1km from central Barcelona and close to metro and city buses.

Barcelona has many factors that are making it increasingly attractive for big corporation as well as small startups: quality of life, pool of talent, affordability, tech ecosystem, etc.

 

 

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Data Council Barcelona 2019 Pricing

 

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€549
Limited Quantity!
Regular
€699
Jun 30 - Aug 25
Late Bird
€799
Aug 25 - 25 Sep
Access to the Entire Event + All 6 Tracks
Free Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks & Drinks
Access to Breakout Sessions

Access to Speaker Office Hours

Free Event After-Party

Early Access to Conference Recordings

No Bullshit Guarantee* (See below)

 
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What Previous Attendees Said

Data Council was really great. The vibe and culture were exactly what I felt from following the RSS feeds, Twitter, watching YouTube, etc. for the last couple of years, and what attracted me to want to come to the event. I will be recommending it to friends! It was a real pleasure speaking.

Baron Schwartz

CTO & Founder
VividCortex

Baron Schwartz - CTO & Founder
Just wanted to reach out to thank you for the opportunity to speak at the conference. As a conference it was very informative and the talks inspired some of my software design approaches. I'm sharing my experiences with my team to help spread the knowledge.

Neelesh Salian

Senior Software Engineer
Stitch Fix

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Data Council is a really a great conference for technical talks with real insights to data engineering challenges and solutions. As an engineer who works on open-source software I found it helpful to hear first hand from users that are working on real world challenges.

Maximilian Michels

PMC Member Apache Flink & Apache Beam
Independent Contractor @ Google

Maximilian Michels

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Barcelona Highlights 2019

  • 2 days & 40+ insightful talks by leading data scientists, engineers and machine intelligence researchers from top organizations like Facebook, Criteo, Yara, Spotify, Google, WeWork, Uber, Stitch Fix, Datadog, Segment and many more.

  • Multiple unique tracks to be announce later.

  • All-new content including our brand new Founders Panel of top startup founders in the AI space.

  • Max 500 attendees, the best attendee:speaker ratio in the business.

 

  • Extensive networking opportunities at the event, or connect with speakers & attendees at our after-party between event days.

  • Small group Speaker Office Hours following each talk with an opportunity to dive deeper into the subject matter 1:1 with the speaker.

  • Enjoy meeting attendees that are highly-technical data scientists, engineers, analysts & technical startup founders from top tech, media, and banking companies around Barcelona & Europe.

  • Connect with our great partner companies at Sponsor Spotlight to discover their available data jobs, open-source projects and latest product developments.

  • Inspiring keynotes and practical, information-rich sessions, tutorials, and speakers office hours exploring the latest advances, case studies, and best practices.

  • Fun evening event and more, giving you more face time with attendees and speakers.

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Early Bird Ticket PriceLowest published price without any discounts, coupon codes etc. €479 €1,620 €1,645 €3,700
2 Full Days of EventsMinimum length of the conference or event.        
Food & Drinks IncludedIs some form of food, drinks or snacks provided.        
Multiple Unique TracksAre multiple unique tracks with separate content offered. These tracks can be shorter than the full length of the conference or event.         
Community PoweredDoes this conference represents a global community of attendees engaged in monthly branded meetups around the world. AND Is the vetting process democratized, or otherwise open to the public.        
Speaker Office HoursDoes the conference or event offer Speakers Office Hours.        
Open Call for SpeakersAre the speaker submission, review & acceptance process open to or including the public.        
Max 500 AttendeesIs the conference limited to under 500 attendees, in order to maximize the value for attendees.        
Free Community PartyIs there an event after-party offered (dinners not included)        
Offers a Refund PolicyYou can get your ticket refunded up to 45 days before the conference        
Has a dedicated "Sponsors Track"Does the event or conference force all sponsors into one unique track where all sponsors give talks (labeled or not). Nope      
Upsells you on extrasOffers extra workshops, tracks, recordings, sessions or other additions which are charged separately from the conference or event ticket price. Absolutely not      
Full of non-technical peopleDoes the conference or event publically invite non-technical data engineers or scientists. Definitely not      
  Data Council
Early Bird Ticket PriceLowest published price without any discounts, coupon codes etc. $799
2 Full Days of EventsMinimum length of the conference or event.  
Food & Drinks IncludedIs some form of food, drinks or snacks provided.  
Multiple Unique TracksAre multiple unique tracks with separate content offered. These tracks can be shorter than the full length of the conference or event.  
Community PoweredDoes this conference represents a global community of attendees engaged in monthly branded meetups around the world. AND Is the vetting process democratized, or otherwise open to the public.  
Speaker Office HoursDoes the conference or event offer Speakers Office Hours or similar product.  
Open Call for SpeakersAre the speaker submission process open to the public.  
Max 500 AttendeesIs the conference limited to under 500 attendees, in order to maximize the value for attendees.  
Free Community PartyIs there an event after-party offered (dinners not included)  
Offers a Refund PolicyYou get your ticket refunded up to 45 days before the conference  
Has a dedicated "Sponsors Track"Does the event or conference force all sponsors into one unique track where all sponsors give talks (labeled or not). Nope
Upsells you on extrasOffers extra workshops, tracks, recordings, sessions or other additions which are charged separately from the conference or event ticket price. Hell no!
Swarming with sales peopleDoes the conference or event publically invite non-technical data engineers or scientists. Definitely not!
  Qcon.ai
Early Bird Ticket PriceLowest published price without any discounts, coupon codes etc. $1,620
2 Full Days of EventsMinimum length of the conference or event.  
Food & Drinks IncludedIs some form of food, drinks or snacks provided.  
Multiple Unique TracksAre multiple unique tracks with separate content offered. These tracks can be shorter than the full length of the conference or event.  
Community PoweredDoes this conference represents a global community of attendees engaged in monthly branded meetups around the world. AND Is the vetting process democratized, or otherwise open to the public.  
Speaker Office HoursDoes the conference or event offer Speakers Office Hours or similar product.  
Open Call for SpeakersAre the speaker submission process open to the public.  
Max 500 AttendeesIs the conference limited to under 500 attendees, in order to maximize the value for attendees.  
Free Community PartyIs there an event after-party offered (dinners not included)  
Offers a Refund PolicyYou get your ticket refunded up to 45 days before the conference  
Has a dedicated "Sponsors Track"Does the event or conference force all sponsors into one unique track where all sponsors give talks (labeled or not).  
Upsells you on extrasOffers extra workshops, tracks, recordings, sessions or other additions which are charged separately from the conference or event ticket price.  
Swarming with sales peopleDoes the conference or event publically invite non-technical data engineers or scientists.  
  O'Reilly Strata
Early Bird Ticket PriceLowest published price without any discounts, coupon codes etc. $1,645
2 Full Days of EventsMinimum length of the conference or event.  
Food & Drinks IncludedIs some form of food, drinks or snacks provided.  
Multiple Unique TracksAre multiple unique tracks with separate content offered. These tracks can be shorter than the full length of the conference or event.  
Community PoweredDoes this conference represents a global community of attendees engaged in monthly branded meetups around the world. AND Is the vetting process democratized, or otherwise open to the public.  
Speaker Office HoursDoes the conference or event offer Speakers Office Hours or similar product.  
Open Call for SpeakersAre the speaker submission process open to the public.  
Max 500 AttendeesIs the conference limited to under 500 attendees, in order to maximize the value for attendees.  
Free Community PartyIs there an event after-party offered (dinners not included)  
Offers a Refund PolicyYou get your ticket refunded up to 45 days before the conference  
Has a dedicated "Sponsors Track"Does the event or conference force all sponsors into one unique track where all sponsors give talks (labeled or not).  
Upsells you on extrasOffers extra workshops, tracks, recordings, sessions or other additions which are charged separately from the conference or event ticket price.  
Swarming with sales peopleDoes the conference or event publically invite non-technical data engineers or scientists.  
  Gartner® Data
Early Bird Ticket PriceLowest published price without any discounts, coupon codes etc. $3,700
2 Full Days of EventsMinimum length of the conference or event.  
Food & Drinks IncludedIs some form of food, drinks or snacks provided.  
Multiple Unique TracksAre multiple unique tracks with separate content offered. These tracks can be shorter than the full length of the conference or event.  
Community PoweredDoes this conference represents a global community of attendees engaged in monthly branded meetups around the world. AND Is the vetting process democratized, or otherwise open to the public.  
Speaker Office HoursDoes the conference or event offer Speakers Office Hours or similar product.  
Open Call for SpeakersAre the speaker submission process open to the public.  
Max 500 AttendeesIs the conference limited to under 500 attendees, in order to maximize the value for attendees.  
Free Community PartyIs there an event after-party offered (dinners not included)  
Offers a Refund PolicyYou can get your ticket refunded up to 45 days before the conference  
Has a dedicated "Sponsors Track"Does the event or conference force all sponsors into one unique track where all sponsors give talks (labeled or not).  
Upsells you on extrasOffers extra workshops, tracks, recordings, sessions or other additions which are charged separately from the conference or event ticket price.  
Swarming with sales peopleDoes the conference or event publically invite non-technical data engineers or scientists.  

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