Big Data Week Kuala Lumpur 2013

Transit: Distillation
Fri, April 19, 8pm – Sat, April 20, 12am
VLT, L1-48, SStwo Mall, Petaling Jaya
RSVP: Facebook
Enter the secret VLT location and chill out on a Friday night. In honour of the power and potential of big data, join us and meet new people, distill ideas, talk art + music and experience big data visualised.

Python Malaysia: Big Data Meetup
Sat, April 20, 10am – 6pm
iTrain Developer Playground, E-9-2, Megan Avenue 1, Kuala Lumpur
Registration: EventBrite
This is big data workshop, where we going to have a hands on python library for data analysis. We going to focus on kaggle learning competition. The end result of this is to learn something from the dataset, and possibly even submit our result to the site to see how far we go.

Big Data in Telecommunications

Tue, April 23, 2pm – 5pm
TM Innovation Cenre, Lingkaran Teknokrat Timur, Cyberjaya
Registration: Amiando
Telekom Malaysia R&D is hosting this event focussing on Big Data as applied to the telecommunications sector. There will be discussions on all aspects of big data technologies and techniques applied to various facets of telecommunications. Talks by: • Raju Chellam, Head of Big Data & Cloud, Asia South and Korea, Dell • Sunil Chavan, Director, Software & Cloud, Asia Pacific, Hitachi Data Services.

Big Data: Strategy, Practice, and Research
Wed, April 24th, 2013 9:30am-5:30pm
MSC Malaysia K-Workers Development Centre, Cyberjaya
Registration: Amiando
Learn how to effectively tackle big data, and forward-thinking ideas will be explored. Anyone with an interest in Big Data will leave here with a deeper understanding of the issues and a broader view of the space.

Webcamp: Big Data

Wed, April 24, 7pm – 10pm
Mindvalley, A-29 UOA Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
RSVP: Facebook
It's a free, action-packed, one night event open to all worshippers of the interwebs and big scary data. We celebrate Big Data Week by doing what we always do, so come dressed in your favorite big data t-shirt, hang out and network with web professionals and enthusiasts, have fun, and satiate your inner greek!

Storage Network Industry Association: SNIA Malaysia Tech@Break
Wed, April 24th, 2013 7pm - 9pm
Netapp, 21st Floor, 1 Mont Kiara Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Registration: Amiando
Learn more about Big Data from subject matter experts from the data storage industry. Get insights into Big Data technology with an agenda which includes data protection, scalable file systems, and even a deep-dive into NFSv4.

GPU Technology Workshop 2013

Thu, April 25, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Grand Millennium Hotel, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
Registration: Nvidia
GPU Technology Workshop Asia 2013 is the place to learn about and share how advances in GPU technology help scientists, creative professionals, developers, researchers, engineers, and IT managers tackle their day-to-day computational and graphics challenges. GPU Technology Workshop Asia 2013 is designed for: • Researchers and Application Developers in High Performance Computing • Visual FX / Animation / Rendering professionals in the Media & Entertainment Industry • Enterprise CIOs, Data Center Management, and Cloud Developers • Quantitative Analysis Professionals in the Finance industry.

NoSQL Asia: Exploring The Technology Behind Big Data Week

Thu, April 25th, 2013 7pm-10pm
Mindvalley, A-29 UOA Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Info: NoSQL Asia Updated
A NoSQL database provides a simple, lightweight mechanism for storage and retrieval of data that provides higher scalability and availability than traditional relational databases.

Data Journalism: Storytelling in Malaysia with Big Data

Fri, April 26th, 2013. 2:30pm-5pm
Taylor's University Lakeside, Subang Jaya
Registration: Amiando
Data sets are getting massive and becoming more widely available through the Internet. Big data offers journalists a new resource for telling stories, provided journalists can find the key facts and represent data in a way that still respects journalism codes of practice.

Personal Data Protection Act 2010 Workshop
Wed, April 24, 9am – 1pm
MSC Malaysia Technology Commercialisation Centre, MMU, Cyberjaya
Registration: Incubator
Did you know that Malaysians have a new set of mandated rights when it comes to 3rd parties accessing their personal data? Join this workshop to find out more. [This is not a Big Data Week event, but since it pertains to data and falls in the Week, it included here for readers' convenience.] 

Admission for all events: Free
Festival info: Big Data Week