Big Data Ignite 2017!

DeVos Place Convention Center - 303 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids - View Map Grand Rapids
Sep 27 - 29, 2017, 7:00 AM (EDT)

About this event

Big Data Ignite 2017 is our annual conference focusing on Big Data, IoT, Cloud Computing, and Artificial Intelligence! It takes place on September 27, 28, and 29. Check out Register at A discount code will be distributed to all members by e-mail. If you don't receive it, let us know!

Cool stats:

• 3 days and over 100 hours of content.

• 3 Keynotes.

• Over 60 world-class speakers.

• Over 10 hands-on workshops and demos.

• Over 40 expert talks.


• Welcome by Grand Rapids city mayor, Rosalynn Bliss.

• Keynote by Tanmay Bakshi, IBM’s 13-year-old Watson programming prodigy (see Mlive).

• Keynote from Trevor Pawl, Vice President, Planet M Mobility Initiative, Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

• Gourmet breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

• For 50 lucky, pre-registered attendees, a tour of the Switch Pyramid, the largest, most-advanced data center in the eastern U.S.

• "Art Crawl": Enjoy craft beer from local breweries while checking out ArtPrize.

• Awesome rooftop after-glow at City Built Brewery

See all the details at Register at

To provide fantastic content like this, Big Data Ignite needs financial support! If your organization can sponsor Big Data Ignite 2017, or if you know of someone who could, please let us know. Sponsorship has many benefits. Looking forward to seeing you there!


September 27 - 29
7:00 AM (EDT)


DeVos Place Convention Center
303 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids