Data Science, Data Analytics and Data Engineering Associations

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 - odsc.com - 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 twitter.com/INFORMS - active
  • IIA iianalytics.com
    • Blog iianalytics.com/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 kdd.org/about
    • Blog kdd.org/news - multiple articles per month.
    • Conferences - 2020 and 2021 are listed. This organization is fairly active.
  • SF Bay Area Chapter of ACM - sfbayacm.org
  • insightsassociation.org/about - market research and analytics org.
  • hdwa.org - Healthcare Data and Analytics Association. Active in 2020.
  • IMLS - machinelearning.org - not very active. Last conference in 2014/2015
  • Google group is active groups.google.com/g/ml-news?pli=1 - 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 sigmod.org/about-sigmod Membership sigmod.org/membership
  • wp.sigmod.org - 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.
  • dmg.org - Data Mining Group - AN INDEPENDENT, VENDOR LED CONSORTIUM THAT DEVELOPS DATA MINING STANDARDS. Standards org. Not a professional association.
  • amstat.org American Statistical Association is the world’s largest community of statisticians, the “Big Tent for Statistics.” Active in 2020.
  • adasci.org 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.
  • joinideas.org -International Data Engineering And Science Association 2020 conference
  • ieee.org/communities/index.html - has knowledge communities and societies for special interest topics. ieee.org/membership-catalog/productdetail/s.. - IEEE Data Engineering page
  • datascienceassn.org - Active Blog in 2020. Seems a little sparse. Lists other org events.
  • digitalanalyticsassociation.org - Advancing the use of data to understand and improve the digital world. Active blog and events in 2020.
  • stitchdata.com/blog/top-conferences-for-dat.. - list of top data conferences from 2019.
  • adesa.y-org.com/wp - 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.
  • cadsea.org - 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.
  • dasca.org - The Data Science Council of America (DASCA) researches, designs, and builds platform-independent Data Science knowledge frameworks, standards, and credentials. Sells credentials/certs. twitter.com/DASCA_Insights Active twitter in 2020.
  • datasciencesociety.net - Based in Europe. Active in 2020
  • tdwi.org/Home.aspx - analytics, active in 2020
  • s4ds.org - some activity in 2020? Related to icdmai.org
  • icdmai.org - International Conference on Data Management, Analytics & Innovation - active in 2020
  • bdva.eu/about Big Data Value Association - based in Europe, 2020 events on calendar
  • dssberkeley.com - Berkeley Student Group - Data Science events. Active in 2020
  • bdaaosu.org - undergraduate student organization at Ohio State Uni. Last Career Fair in 2019
  • biia.com - information resources for business information and credit risk management professionals. Recent articles and events.
  • researchguides.library.syr.edu/c.php?g=2584.. Syracuse Uni list of associations
  • rd-alliance.org/about-rda - open sharing and reuse of data, active in 2020
  • asist.org - 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.
  • careeronestop.org/Developers/Data/professio.. - US Gov list os associations for all industries
  • asiabigdata.org - 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 twitter.com/asia_big_data. Last active in 2019.
  • analyticsindiamag.com/the-top-data-science-.. - List of Associations - lists links in this list with more description.
  • libguides.cfcc.edu/c.php?g=604688&p=419.. List of orgs and associations
  • amstat.org - American Statistical Association - supports excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy.
  • rss.org.uk - Royal Statistical Association - the world’s leading organisations advocating for the importance of statistics and data.
  • aaai.org - 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.
    • twitter.com/RealAAAI - active twitter
    • Instead of a blog they offer a quarterly magazine

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