TJ Tripp
TJ Tripp


TJ Tripp


Data Science, Data Analytics and Data Engineering Associations

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TJ Tripp
·Sep 17, 2020·

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Here’s a list of data related professional associations along with comments on their current status. I compiled this list while looking for a professional association to participate in. I'll update as I learn more.

  • ODSC - - Open Data Science Conference
  • INFORMS - “association of operations research, analytics, and data science professionals”
    • Active site with current and upcoming conferences and recent articles.
    • Twitter - active
  • IIA
    • Blog - active with multiple posts per month.
    • This is more like a consulting company than an association
  • SIGKDD “promotes basic research and development in KDD” - data mining, data science and analytics
    • About
    • Blog - multiple articles per month.
    • Conferences - 2020 and 2021 are listed. This organization is fairly active.
  • SF Bay Area Chapter of ACM -
  • - market research and analytics org.
  • - Healthcare Data and Analytics Association. Active in 2020.
  • IMLS - - not very active. Last conference in 2014/2015
  • Google group is active - related to academic positions and conf/paper proposals
  • SIGMOD “ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data is concerned with the principles, techniques and applications of database management systems and data management technology.”
  • About Membership
  • - The blog of ACM SIGMOD
  • My commentary - looking at the blog I see a handful of articles per year. Doesn’t seem that active or modern - no pointers to a twitter presence. Last conference listed on site is in 2017.
  • - Data Mining Group - AN INDEPENDENT, VENDOR LED CONSORTIUM THAT DEVELOPS DATA MINING STANDARDS. Standards org. Not a professional association.
  • American Statistical Association is the world’s largest community of statisticians, the “Big Tent for Statistics.” Active in 2020.
  • The Association of Data Scientists is the premier global professional body of data science & machine learning professionals. Lists some events and a few articles from 2020. Not sure about this site.
  • -International Data Engineering And Science Association 2020 conference
  • - has knowledge communities and societies for special interest topics. - IEEE Data Engineering page
  • - Active Blog in 2020. Seems a little sparse. Lists other org events.
  • - Advancing the use of data to understand and improve the digital world. Active blog and events in 2020.
  • - list of top data conferences from 2019.
  • - African Data Engineering and Science Association (ADESA) is an African association for data science, data engineering, information & cyber security, and specialist analytics professionals. Active events in 2020.
  • - Chinese American Data Science and Engineering Association(CADSEA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a platform for education, research, technical innovation, and leadership development in data-related professions. Active events in 2020.
  • - The Data Science Council of America (DASCA) researches, designs, and builds platform-independent Data Science knowledge frameworks, standards, and credentials. Sells credentials/certs. Active twitter in 2020.
  • - Based in Europe. Active in 2020
  • - analytics, active in 2020
  • - some activity in 2020? Related to
  • - International Conference on Data Management, Analytics & Innovation - active in 2020
  • Big Data Value Association - based in Europe, 2020 events on calendar
  • - Berkeley Student Group - Data Science events. Active in 2020
  • - undergraduate student organization at Ohio State Uni. Last Career Fair in 2019
  • - information resources for business information and credit risk management professionals. Recent articles and events.
  • Syracuse Uni list of associations
  • - open sharing and reuse of data, active in 2020
  • - Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is the preeminent professional association that bridges the gap between information science practice and research. Active in 2020.
  • - US Gov list os associations for all industries
  • - Asia Big Data Association (ABDA) is a non-profit organisation that aims to foster greater cooperation in big data research and project collaborations in the Asia Pacific region between the industries, government and academia Last active in 2019.
  • - List of Associations - lists links in this list with more description.
  • List of orgs and associations
  • - American Statistical Association - supports excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy.
  • - Royal Statistical Association - the world’s leading organisations advocating for the importance of statistics and data.
  • - Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence is a nonprofit scientific society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines.
    • Multiple events in 2020 and 2021.
    • - active twitter
    • Instead of a blog they offer a quarterly magazine
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