BDC201 is three days of big ideas around big data and its role in regards to our oceans and agriculture.

New speakers will be added weekly between now and the event so check back frequently for BDC2017 agenda updates.

Past speakers have included serial inventor and Google’s director of engineering Ray Kurzweil, The Innovator’s Dilemma author and Harvard Business School lecturer Clay Christiansen, Fast Forward labs founder Hilary Mason and best-selling author and tech evangelist Robert Scoble.

Location: Halifax World Trade & Convention Centre, Canada

Nov. 6-8 2017 – Big Data Congress Main Event

BDC2017 will feature industry-driven keynotes and panels that demonstrate real world use of big data for our oceans and agricultural sectors. We’re taking a deep dive into big data’s possibilities to provide you with analysis of emerging trends in sectors such as maritime security, food security and production, energy, as well as practical information to help you integrate big data  into your organization, whether it’s a nimble start-up, non-profit, government department or well-established enterprise.

Nov 8th – Big Data Congress Tech Track


This is the day for those who want to dive into the technologies behind Big Data…explore new advances in software, hardware and approaches to analytics. This program is being developed in partnership with ACEnet and as we approach the Congress, more details will be made available.