NextBigTech Asia

2nd – 3rd October 2017

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

It’s no secret that in this day and age we’re faced with an unprecedented influx of data, while everyone is aware of the value of data science and big data, harnessing its value and aligning it with strategic organizational goals still largely remains a challenge for most. Next Big Tech Asia 2017 is a big data conference happening in Malaysia that will illustrate actionable case-studies for the following sectors; Healthcare, Banking and Government.

Big Data Workshop

4th – 6th October 2017

ADAX, Bangsar South

Don’t miss BDW Workshop, an absolutely FREE 3 days program as part of Big Data Week. There are over 8 workshops planned during these 3 days targeting educators, IT enthusiasts, Digital media marketers, students and public. The workshop features highly reputable and globally recognized training companies and trainers that will be conducting these workshops to give a powerful and impactful outcome.


7th – 8th October 2017

APW, Bangsar

Tech Jam is a FREE event to end Big Data Week in a celebratory manner targeting youths and adults alike. Tech Jam will be a family friendly environment for public to get to know about the Big Data environment in Malaysia. A lot of interesting activities and games have been planned for tech jam including games, drone show by experts, tech talks, lucky draw, Zumba dance, health and tech discussion, celebrity sessions and more.

SmartCities Asia

2nd – 3rd October 2017

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Smart Cities Asia returns to Kuala Lumpur for the third time and as we enter into this new-age, city planners and urban leaders are faced with the unprecedented challenge of coping with this new landscape.

Smart Cities Asia Conference aims to be the intersection between urban planning, technology, governance and citizen involvement to address the modern challenges of cities.

ASEAN Data Startup Accelerator (ADSA) Networking Session

28th September 2017

ADAX, Bangsar South

The ASEAN Data Startup Accelerator (ADSA) is an accelerator for data driven startups in the ASEAN region. ADSA is run by the Open Data Institute (ODI) in partnership with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). Cohorts of ADSA startups follow a six-month programme with necessary training from both commercial and technical elements based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with activities across ASEAN and in London, UK.

Data Analytics & Visualization using PYTHON

3rd October 2017


Phyton can be easy to learn whether you are a newbie or an experienced programmer. This workshop is a useful first step on get your way into Phyton programming!

The Phyton Package Index hosts thousands of third party modules for Phyton. Both Phython’s standard library and the community-contributed modules allow for endless possibilities.

Data Visualization Using R and D3

4th October 2017


The R and D3 programming language is the most widely used language in the Data Science and Analytics industry.  The amount of unstructured data might account for more than 70%-80% of all data in organisations. Because everyone wants to find hidden treasures in these mountains of information, new tools for processing, analyzing and visualizing data must be mastered and used effectively.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide an introductory to conducting the most fundemental steps in Data Visualization. Trainers are senior lecturers from FSKM UITM.

Future of The Digital Economy: The Changing Business and Education Landscape

5th October 2017

Level 8, KDC, Cyberjaya

The digital economy has been described as the economic activity that materializes due to billions of online connections each day among people, companies, data, and devices.

While it may seem natural to focus on the business implications of the digital economy, it will also have a profound impact on education. The public needs to understand what the future holds for the education sector and how to prepare and make most out of the opportunities available.

Understanding Text Analytics

6th October 2017

ADAX, Bangsar South

Learn how you can use the data you already have in your business to make more informed decisions.

Kapiche, text analytics software was awarded the Gartner Cool Vendors Award in Analytics in 2015.

This workshop is designed to teach you the basics of Text Analytics, giving you a solid business and technical foundation upon which to build an advanced understanding the real world applications, their benefits and drawbacks. It will include case studies on practical uses of big data and how you can apply it to your company right now.

Power of People Analytics

6th October 2017

ADAX, Bangsar South

Experience the firsthand use of cognitive science and data analytics in giving insights into yourself and the people around you, and in designing actionable strategies to get the best out from every person and situation you encounter. These workshops will inspire you to position yourself as a data-driven authority in building performance.

APU Data Science Week 2017

30th September – 7th October 2017

Asia Pacific University

A healthy mix of Industrial Talks (by Teradata, Petronas and Chain Spirit), Workshops, Research Presentations and Colloquium organized by APU and Asia Pacific Center of Analytics. There’s also sharing sessions and hands on workshops that focuses on new tools such as Apache Hadoop and D3.

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Big Data Week is a global concept of interconnected community events focusing on the latest, next-generation big data solutions, innovations, and improvements in a vast array of industries. We bring together a worldwide community of data scientists, data technologists, data visualisers and data businesses spanning major commercial, financial, social and technological sectors.

Big Data Week connects a number of major city hubs across Europe, Americas, Australia and Pacific Asia through locally hosted meetups, events, networking functions, data visualisation demos, debates, discussions, conferences, and hackathons. Events are designed to provide a common ground to educate, inform and inspire – organised by people who are passionate and knowledgeable about data exploration.

This year’s Big Data Week Malaysia is brought to you by MDEC and Knowledge Group of Companies.