DataConf 2024

A community driven data conference

29 August 2024

Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town

A day full of insights from data practitioners and networking with other data enthusiasts!
Call for speakers now open! Closes end of May - submit your talk below


Bringing the data community together

Vendor Agnostic - Practitioners as speakers

Topics across the whole data ecosystem

Anyone can apply to speak

Topic Categories

  • Data Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data governance, security and privacy
  • Machine Learning Engineering
  • Data Visualisation
  • Managing data teams
  • Data Ops
  • Data Ethics

Our team

DataConf is run by Mercia and Candice in their free time, partnered with Fizz Marketing to help with event logistics

Mercia
Mercia Malan

Data Engineer by trade, software engineer by heart. Loves data and helping others learn and grow.

"I want to create an event in South Africa for the data community, where people can "geek out" about data topics, share what they've built and learn from each other."

Candice
Candice Mesk

Career from software development to agile coach to leading Blockchain application development, passionate about coaching teams and helping people. Co-runs DevConf, largest developer conference in SA. 

"I love creating opportunities and space for people to meet, learn, exchange ideas and talk about the things they are mutually passionate about."

Our Sponsors


Speakers Dinner

Sponsorship now open! If you want to be involved, check out our sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities