Join us on March 17 - 19, 2020

at Muffatwerk in Munich

Share your passion for #data

The main programme of the Data Festival 2019 took place from 20 to 21 March at the Muffatwerk in Munich. In addition, there was a day with exciting pre-conference workshops on March 19. The focus was on Data Science & Machine Learning, Data Engineering & Architecture, Data Visualization & Analytics, Fast Data, Infrastructure & Databases as well as Agile Development, Blockchain, Data Ethics and Data Privacy. In 2019 the Tech Deep Dive Stage was held for the first time.

The conference brings together the community of users and data experts, including data scientists, data engineers, AI and machine learning experts, analysts, BI professionals, software developers, software architects, scientists, researcher and many more.

Our speakers for the Data Festival 2019

For a balanced programme, our festival lineup is made up of cross-industry experts for AI, Machine Learning and Data Technology.

Julia Butter

Julia Butter

AI Evangelist | Scout24 AG

Kshitij Kumar

Kshitij Kumar

VP, Data Infrastructure, Digital Foundation | Zalando

Dr. Annina Neumann

Dr. Annina Neumann

VP Data Technology | ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE

Mathias Richter

Mathias Richter

Senior Consultant Digital Transformation | DB Fernverkehr AG

Dr. Stefan Meinzer

Dr. Stefan Meinzer

Head of advanced analytics EMEA | BMW Group

Dat Tran

Dat Tran

Head of Data Science |

Ingo Alzner

Ingo Alzner

Platform Manager BI & Big Data | Porsche AG

Dániel Molnár

Dániel Molnár

Data Engineer | Shopify

Stefan Ott

Stefan Ott

Sales Planner and Project Manager | Daimler AG

Dr. Juan Bernabé Moreno

Dr. Juan Bernabé Moreno

Global Head of Advanced Analytics, AI and Data Lab | E.ON Digital Technology GmbH

Herbert Maier

Herbert Maier

Managing Director | Commerzbank

Marcel Kling

Marcel Kling

Director Customer Data & Advanced Analytics | Lufthansa AG

Schedule of the Data Festival 2019

One day workshop and two days conference - the focus is on the data community.

March 19

Pre-Conference Workshop

Exclusive full-day workshops by top-class and experienced experts on the application and implementation of methods, technologies and architectures.

Create your first Dashboard!

Elena Danchyshyna  | Englisch

Advanced Data Architecture & Design für Analytics

Jacqueline Bloemen | Deutsch

Machine Learning Kickstarter

Prof. Peer Kröger & Maria Egorova | Englisch

Data Engineering 101

Simon Kaltenbacher | Englisch

Data Kickstarter – How to Identify Data-Driven Use Cases

Nadiem von Heydebrand | Englisch

Data Science für Business Analysten

Dr. Sebastian Derwisch | Deutsch

March 20 - 21


Data Science & Machine Learning

Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Text Mining & Semantic Search, Speech & Image Recognition, Predictive Analytics, Autonomous Driving, Governance & Compliance

Data Engineering & Architecture

DevOps, Data Integration and Preparation, Container, Data Lake Architecture, Big Data Plattforms, Big Data Architecture, Security & Privacy

Data Visualization & Analytics

Information Design, Geo-/Spatial Analytics, Graph Analytics, Big Data Analytics, Data Discovery, Storytelling, IoT Analytics

Fast Data

Streaming & Event Processing, Real Time Analytics, Data Virtualization

Infrastructure & Databases

Cloud Storage & Computing, GPU Computing, NoSQL Databases, Distributed Databases

Agile Development

Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming


Smart Contracts, News business models

Data Ethics

Data Ownership, Accountability

Data Privacy

GDPR, Data Collection

Many thanks to our Main Partners

for a successful Data Festival

and Media Partners

for pushing Data & AI in Europe

as well as our Special Partners

for their dedication to the Data Community

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Our Program Committee 2019

With experience in business and education.

Dr. Carsten Bange

ist CEO von BARC, dem Business Application Research Center.

Alexander Thamm

ist Gründer und CEO der Alexander Thamm GmbH, der ersten echten Data Science Beratung Deutschlands.

Dr. Alexander Borek

ist Global Head of Data & Analytics bei der Volkswagen Financial Services AG.

Prof. Peer Kröger

ist Head des Data Labs der LMU München.

Marcel Kling

ist Director Customer Data & Advanced Analytics bei der Lufthansa Group.

Dr. Holger Kömm

Director Data Science Lab bei adidas Group

Dr. Kerem Tomak

ist Divisional Head Big Data & Advanced Analytics (BDAA) bei der Commerzbank AG.

Dat Tran

ist Head of Data Science bei