Join us on March 17 - 19, 2020

at Muffatwerk in Munich

Share your passion for #data

The DATA festival takes place from 17.03.2020 - 19.03.2020 for the third time in Munich. Exciting use cases, workshops, tech-deep-dives, panels and networking sessions around Data and AI await you. Take the opportunity and exchange ideas in a relaxed festival atmosphere! The event is a unique and innovative platform in German-speaking countries that links data experts and users and promotes networking.

The focus is on topics such as data science & machine learning, data engineering & architecture, data visualization & analytics. Meet the #Who-is-Who of the data scene: Whether data scientists, data engineers, AI and machine learning experts, analysts, BI experts, software developers, software architects, scientists, researchers, students - everyone who shares the #passion for data is welcome at the Data Festival.

Our speakers for the DATA festival 2020

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

Dr. Sébastien Foucaud

Dr. Sébastien Foucaud

Chief Data Officer | HRS Group

Rico Horn

Rico Horn

IT Innovation Consultant | Bayer Business Services

Jan Zawadzki

Jan Zawadzki

Project Lead Data & AI | Carmeq GmbH

Dr. Andreas Nawroth

Dr. Andreas Nawroth

Head of AI | Munich Re

Laura – Luisa Velikonja

Laura – Luisa Velikonja

Senior Data Scientist | Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG

Dr. Juan Bernabé Moreno

Dr. Juan Bernabé Moreno

Chief Data Officer | E.ON Digital Technology GmbH

Immanuel Schweizer

Immanuel Schweizer

Head of Artificial Intelligence Research | Merck KGaA

Dr. Stefan Bornemann

Dr. Stefan Bornemann

COO | GmbH

Sneak-Preview DATA festival 2020

1 day workshop and 2 days conference – the focus will be on the #DataCommunity.


Pre-Conference Workshop

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

The topics & experts will be announced shortly.

18.03.2020 – 19.03.2020


We received over 120 submissions during our Call for Presentation #wow! Our Program Committee has made its choice and we are in the process of creating the program. To give you a foretaste of the next DATA festival, here's a little #SneakPreview of our speakers for 2020:

2119 - the Data Science Escape Room @ Bayer

Unique experience for #employees and #executives

Find out more about the travel journey and the challenging tasks dealing with Data & AI, Raspberry PIs, coaches, puzzles, locks, game controllers…

Bayer Business Services & Birds on Mars – Rico Horn & Klaas Bollhoefer

Digital Chemist: Reinforcement Learning for Inverse Molecular Design

Inverse molecular design is the process of optimizing a target molecule given a number of physical properties

Given the advent of modern reinforcement learning it is now possible to train agents to solve this tasks and supporting chemist in their daily work

Merck KGaA – Immanuel Schweizer

More #DataFestivalSpeakers:

Carmeq GmbH - Continental AG - HRS Group - Munich Re - Ströer SE & Co. KGaA - Alan Turing Institute - Verivox GmbH - Volkswagen Financial Services AG - Vorwerk International & Co. KmG -

Es werden Euch noch viele weitere spannende Use Cases, Workshops, Tech-Deep-Dives, Panel und Networking-Sessions erwarten.

#DataScience #MachineLearning #DataEngineering #DataArchitecture #DataVisualization #DataAnalytics #AndMore

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Our Testimonials

KPre-Conference-Workshop (Machine Learning Kickstarter): 1A content and didactics, perfect combination of model and concept explanation and well comprehensible demonstration of the respective python codes and visualizations // Event-Days: Great place for personal networking! Interesting backgrounds and AI engagements of people

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Reisach – Faculty of Informationmanagement – University of Applied Sciences Neu-Ulm


Fantastic audience and speakers at a festival location – THE DATA festival – It was so great to be there, we enjoyed the rich conversations and deep dives with customers and partners from all over the world and the DATA festival (= the data community) is the place to be – March 2020, we will be back!

Ernst Kratky – Big Data Analytics Solutions Sales Lead EMEA – Cisco

EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE – YOU are an AMAZING event manager with great attention to detail and a genuine customer experience “can-do attitude”, no matter what. Really enjoyed your spirit and the choice of speakers and networking opportunities.

Pia Eggert – Coach

As for feedback, I can tell you from my side that I had a great time at the Data Festival. I liked the talks and the location was perfectly fitting for this size of event. As I also took part in last year’s iteration, I can only applaud you for improving on an already great conference. 🙂

Raffael Dzikowski – Senior Big Data Engineer – Scout24

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Our Program Committee 2020

With experience in business and education.

Dr. Carsten Bange

is CEO of BARC, the Business Application Research Center.

Alexander Thamm

is founder and CEO of Alexander Thamm GmbH, the first real data science consulting company in Germany.

Dr. Alexander Borek

is Global Head of Data & Analytics at Volkswagen Financial Services AG.

Dat Tran

is Head of AI at Axel Springer AI

Marcel Kling

is Senior Director Data Driven Customer Journey & Personalization at Lufthansa Group

Dr. Holger Kömm

is Senior Director Advanced Analytics at adidas AG.

Julia Herzog-Butter

is AI Evangelist at Scout24

Prof. Peer Kröger

is Head of the Data Lab of the LMU Munich.