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RTInsights.com’s listing of top technology conferences makes it easy to find events coming to a venue near you (or ones worth a trip out of town).

[Updated 9/22/2017]

For most companies, budgets are perpetually tight, and time is often even tighter. Attending events that don’t fit your goal of finding top-tier conferences on real-time analytics, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and blockchain can be a waste of both.

Whether your goal is learning best practices from industry colleagues, making connections for future partnerships or digging deeper into new and emerging technologies, conferences are an effective way to accomplish it in a concentrated fashion. To help get you started on your decision-making process, we put together this listing of events that focus on AI, IoT, analytics, fog computing and security.

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Tableau Conference 2017

Event Organizer: Tableau
Category: Big Data
Date: 10/9/17
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Tableau describes its conference as “one big data lovefest.” Organizers say that at Tableau Conference 2017 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas you’ll go deeper with Tableau than you ever thought possible. The conference features more than 400 sessions of varying technical level and focus. The agenda includes keynotes, breakout sessions, hands-on training to hands-in-the-air parties. And you’ll share the experiences with Tableau experts, partners, and customers. (You can even get certified as a Tableau expert yourself.)
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ACCELERATE

Event Organizer: TDWI
Category: Analytics
Date: 10/16/17
Location: Seattle, Washington
ACCELERATE is dubbed as the leading conference for analytics and data science training. Its goal is to bring together the best and brightest data to share their expertise. Key topics include: predictive analytics, data prep, data visualization, Python, AI, machine learning and data mining.
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Enterprise IoT World 2017

Event Organizer: Informa
Category: IoT
Date: 10/16/17
Location: Chicago, Illinois
According to the organizers, If you’re looking to dive deeper into Industrial IoT and how you can deploy your company’s most effective IoT plan, then this is the event for you. Improve your IoT strategy with education on the newest technologies, trends, and methods driving success in the value chain. Over 120 speakers are scheduled.
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Smart Cities Summit 2017

Event Organizer: Informa
Category: I0T
Date: 10/16/17
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Last year the Smart Cities Summit focused on needs of the government and technology executives mapping America’s future smart cities. The target audience included mayors, city CIOs and CTOs, technology providers, startups and investors. This year they’ve expanded to include transportation, future mobility, infrastructure and public safety and will needs and the trends impacting key verticals including energy, business models, utilities, urban engineering, transportation and government regulation.
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IoT Security Summit 2017

Event Organizer: Informa
Category: Cybersecurity
Date: 10/23/17
Location: New York, New York
The third Annual IoT Security Summit’s goal is to bring together those at the forefront of IoT and Security innovation. The conference will dedicate an entire day to security and an entire day to Privacy discussions, showcasing best practices to ensure enterprises are prepared to prevent and handle IT security challenges before they happen.
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Blockchain 360 2017

Event Organizer: Informa
Category: Blockchain
Date: 10/23/17
Location: New York, New York
Blockchain360 returns for its second year as a spinoff from the successful Internet of Things World Series of events. It will run concurrently with the Cloud and IoT Security Summits. Its lineup of Blockchain and IoT leaders will devote one day of the conference to Technical talks around Blockchain, IoT and Security and an another full day to Identity Management, Authentication and Privacy with the goal of accelerating global adoption.
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Spark Summit Europe

Event Organizer: Databricks
Category: Open source
Date: 10/24/17
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Designed for developers, engineers, data scientists, researchers and business professionals, this three-day conference offers more a variety of levels and roles. You’ll learn about Structured Spark, Spark Streaming and related projects, the future of Apache Spark, how to use the Spark stack in a variety of applications, and best practices for deploying Spark at scale.
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(RTInsights is a media sponsor for Spark Summit Europe. Discount code: RT2017)

Fog World Congress

Event OrganizersThe OpenFog Consortium
Category: Fog Computing
Date: 10/30/2017
Location: Santa Clara, California
The Fog World Congress is an integrated forum for the industry and academia to work together. Organizers say it will provide a spectrum of fog tutorial sessions to clarify misconceptions and bring the communities up to speed on the latest research, technical developments and industry implementations of fog. It includes research sessions, technical sessions, business sessions and interactive sessions.
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IoT Data & AI Summit 2017

Event Organizer: Informa
Category: Artificial Intelligence
Date: 11/28/17
Location: Palo Alto, California
The IoT Data & AI Summit is dedicated to bringing the value of artificial intelligence and IoT together. Network with a targeted audience to make high quality, relevant connections, and join technical and strategic sessions exploring the massive potential of AI within IoT. You will dig into strategic deployments of AI, the creation and education of AI, and its use within enterprise, industrial, and consumer markets, as well as how to develop secure AIs to protect the IoT.
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(RTInsights is a media partner for IoT Data & AI Summit 2017.)

Customer Engagement Summit

Event Organizer: Insurance Nexus
Category: Customer Engagement
Date: 11/30/17
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Insurance Nexus Customer Engagement Summit brings a variety of insurers, from P&C, life & health to commercial insurance, to focus exclusively on building lifetime customer engagement. This event is designed to give you the tools and key strategies to help you reinvent the insurance customer experience.
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(RTInsights is a media partner for Customer Engagement Summit.)

Insurance IoT USA

Event Organizer: Insurance Nexus
Category: Internet of Things
Date: 11/30/17
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Insurance carriers are moving from investigating IoT opportunities to implementing an IoT strategy. From defining and tracking outcomes to streamlining processes, integrating technology and building partnerships across the IoT ecosystem, insurance carriers are juggling many elements in their quest for IoT success. The 3rd Annual Insurance IoT USA Summit, conference organizers says more than 500 insurance visionaries and leaders will offer both inspiration and practical tools.
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(RTInsights is a media partner for Insurance IoT USA.)

Data Futures 2018

Event Organizers: TDWI
Category: Analytics
Date: 12/3/17
Location: Orlando, Florida
Data Futures 2019 is dedicated to exploring the future of data and analytics. It offers attendees sessions by expert instructors who will educate them on how to enable rapid scalability and elasticity, manage users and data security, and democratize their analytics efforts. Half and full day sessions are available and will cover both the technical and business, regulatory and societal challenges facing the big data community.
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Newsweek’s Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in Capital Markets

Event Organizers: Newsweek
Category: Artificial Intelligence                     1
Date: 12/6/17
Location: New York, New York
Newsweek’s AL & Data Science in Capital Markets inaugural event was in London and organizers are bringing the event to New York. The event is designed to draw from the best and the brightest from the fields of quantitative finance and data science to discuss how advanced computing, when applied to vast and varied datasets, can help predict the price of financial instruments. The event will also examine whether AI advancements in areas like self-driving cars and voice recognition can applied to finance., and the force of impact machines might have on finance roles such as such as discretionary traders and research analysts. Finally, it will offer classroom time with leading data scientists through a session of pre-event seminars and primers.
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(RTInsights is a media sponsor for Newsweek’s Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in Capital Markets.)

AI World

Event Organizers: AI World 
Category: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Date: 12/13/2017
Location: Boston
AI World focuses on the state of enterprise AI and machine learning.  The conference and expo is designed to help business and technology executives learn how advanced intelligent technologies are being successfully deployed to build competitive advantage, drive new business opportunities, reduce costs and accelerate innovation efforts.
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(RTInsights is a media sponsor for AI World. Discount code: AIW200RTI.)

AIEvolution

Event Organizers: Humans for AI
Category: Artificial Intelligence
Date: 2/8/18
Location: New York, New York
AIEvolution is dedicated to bringing together the leading experts in AI development and implementation in machine learning, marketing automation and cognitive computing. It will offer a series of interactive panels, roundtable discussions and keynote presentations all designed to work together as a collaborative course on the future of artificial intelligence.
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