Join an innovative community of application builders for an amazing 3-days of learning and discover how to become a data innovator. Whether you've been a data scientist for years or you are just getting started, this is the forum to engage with experts from leading research institutes and industry leaders to become the next-level application builder.


If you work in one of the following areas, this is a must attend event:

  • Data Science
  • Software Engineer
  • Technical Architect
  • Analytics Engineer/Developer
  • Data Engineer
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Solution Architect


Are you a development master? Do you have the need to share your knowledge with others? Or maybe you know someone who should show their technical know-how to the world? Apply to be a Master Sensei at the Cognitive Builder Faire.

We are actively seeking speakers for the following types of sessions:
Digital Transformation – Explore how businesses are undertaking digital transformations, rethinking what customers value most and creating operating models that take advantage of what's newly possible for competitive differentiation. Topics here will include services in strategy, design, cognitive and analytics, mobile and customer platforms.
Cognitive – Learn how to build cognitive computing into decisions and interactions. This stream will focus on how you can leverage Watson to build cognition into digital applications, products, and operations, using any one or combination of APIs. Topics here include Watson, the Watson IoT Platform, Industry solutions, and Cognitive IoT analytics.

Abstracts must be 2000 characters or less including references and spaces but not title and author listing. Whether the intent of the presentation is to present study or program evaluation results or to describe an approach that was taken toward dealing with an operational issue, the abstract should include the following:
• An informative title
• Background statement that explains why this topic is valuable to the attendee (e.g., what was the need, gap in knowledge, etc.).
• Skills gained from attending the tutorial (e.g. process improvements, technical advancement, clarity in understanding)
• Suggested skill level of attendee (e.g. beginner, intermediate, advanced)
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