The O’Reilly Strata Conference: “Making Data Work” is being held between 22nd and 23rd September, 2011. It has a wide ranging brief and hopes to cover numerous different elements of modern data usage. Speakers include: Drew Conway (New York University), Hilary Mason (bit.ly) and Peter Warden (OpenHeatMap).
“At our first Strata Conference in February, the sold-out crowd of developers, analysts, researchers, and entrepreneurs realized that they were converging on a new profession—data scientist. Since then, demand has skyrocketed for data scientists who are proficient in the fast-moving constellation of technologies for gleaning insight and utility from big data.” [Read More]
O’Reilly are still accepting proposals for anyone who wants to speak at the event, more details are here.