Snowflake Data Cloud Summit 2024: Get Ready and Fit for AI

Updated May 24th, 2024
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The Snowflake Summit 2024 is where the brightest minds in data, AI, and tech will converge. It’s an unmissable opportunity to network with data leaders, gain actionable insights, and discover the future of data alongside top practitioners and researchers.

Atlan is proud to sponsor Snowflake Summit 2024. We can’t wait to see our favorite humans of data, and share some exciting new updates, fun experiences, and of course exclusive swag.

Get ready to maximize your experience. Use this article as your pre-summit prep guide. Create your must-attend session checklist, discover the key people you want to connect with, and most importantly, remember to add “having fun” to the top of your list!

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  1. Snowflake Summit 2024
  2. Why attend Snowflake Summit 2024
  3. Atlan at Snowflake Summit 2024

Snowflake Summit 2024: A preview of what’s in store for you

If you’re planning on investing in AI or have already started work on getting your data ready for AI, then the Snowflake Summit 2024 is the place to be. The summit promises over 140+ sessions on Gen AI and LLMs! Sessions will also delve into in-demand topics like Apache Iceberg, governance and compliance, privacy-preserving collaboration, flexible programmability, and much more.

Overall, the summit will have 12 tracks, including:

  • AI & ML
  • Industry Impact
  • Data Engineering
  • Governance, Privacy, and Compliance
  • Cybersecurity
  • Modern Data Architectures
  • BI & Analytics
  • What’s new in Snowflake
  • Application Development
  • Optimizing & Operating Snowflake
  • Collaboration
  • Marketing & Customer 360

You’ll also get to roll up your sleeves and participate in hands-on labs, training, and certifications.

Besides the main summit, there’s Dev Day on June 6, 2024, for AI/ML engineers, data practitioners, and developers. Dev Day is an opportunity to explore tech demos, hear from industry experts, get a badge at an AI bootcamp, and much more.

Now, let’s take a quick look at the most commonly asked questions about the summit.

When is the Snowflake Summit 2024?

Snowflake Data Cloud Summit 2024 is on June 3-6, 2024.

Where is the Snowflake Summit 2024 being held?

Snowflake Data Cloud Summit 2024 will be held at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The Moscone Center is a premium convention venue in SF.

Snowflake Summit hotels

While The Moscone Center doesn’t offer any accommodation, it’s surrounded by over 20,000 hotel rooms within walking distance. SF Travel lists several lodging options of various styles and amenities.

How many people attend Snowflake summits?

This year, Snowflake is expecting up to 20,000 attendees.

Who attends Snowflake summits?

In 2023, 40% of the attendees were decision-makers (Business and Technical Executives), mostly from tech and financial services.

Other attendees included diverse humans of data, such as data engineers, scientists, analysts, IT, app developers, and investors from various industries.

Who are Snowflake Summit 2024’s sponsors?

In 2024, the Snowflake Summit’s sponsors include some of the biggest companies in data and technology, such as AWS, Atlan, dbt Labs, Fivetran, Accenture, EY, Deloitte, Capgemini, Microsoft, and Monte Carlo.

Who are Snowflake Summit 2024’s speakers?

This year’s Snowflake Summit speakers include:

Why attend Snowflake Summit 2024: Get a front-row seat to AI and data innovation

Snowflake Data Cloud Summit 2024 is the world’s largest gathering of the best and brightest in data and tech. However, the summit isn’t just an event—it’s a great bet for staying at the forefront of a rapidly evolving AI and data landscape.

You get to hear from visionary leaders like NVIDIA Founder and CEO Jensen Huang, discussing AI’s impact on organizations, their data initiatives, and the overall data landscape across industries.

You can enjoy in-depth discussions among the world’s prominent AI researchers (from Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, University of Washington), attempting to answer questions like ‘What areas of AI research are most promising or concerning?’ and ‘How might AI transform the future of work?

You’ll experience firsthand success stories from industry peers leveraging Apache Iceberg, Snowflake Cortex, Streamlit, Gen AI, LLMs, and other cutting-edge solutions.

You’ll get to meet peers facing challenges similar to yours and engage in riveting conversations (maybe even collaborate) to tackle them. Get inspired from shared experiences and take home some tried-and-tested best practices and implementation strategies.

You’ll also witness live product demos from Snowflake’s engineering and product teams.

Last but certainly not least, Snowflake Summit 2024 is the perfect place to shortlist tools for your evolving data and analytics use cases.

The most innovative data companies will be there — dbt, Fivetran, Adobe, AWS, Atlan, Microsoft, etc. Engaging with them at their booths, and exploring their solutions for your unique requirements with quick demos is a great way to size up what’s out there.

Must-attend talks at Snowflake Summit 2024: Our favourites

If you’ve already signed up for the Snowflake Data Cloud Summit 2024 and are looking for can’t-miss sessions to attend, here are some of our recommendations:

  1. The opening keynote (K1) featuring a fireside chat between Snowflake CEO Sridhar Ramaswamy and NVIDIA Founder and CEO Jensen Huang
  2. What’s New session called Snowflake Horizon for Data governors and stewards by Snowflake’s Raja Balakrishnan, Principal Product Manager
  3. AI & ML sessions on:
    1. AI Research Visionaries Parts 1 and 2, featuring some of the world’s most prominent AI researchers
    2. Accelerate value creation through AI-ready industry solutions by Farooque Munshi, Partner, Ernst and Young (EY)
    3. Methane matters: Impact, challenges, and solutions by Dan Kadrovach Jr., Director, Data Integration Solutions, S&P Global
  4. Governance, Privacy & Compliance sessions on:
    1. AI governance and security best practices with Snowflake Horizon by Snowflake’s Seth Youssef, Global Security and Governance Field CTO Office, and Anoosh Saboori, Principal Product Manager
    2. Federated governance and security in a global, multi-cloud environment by Snowflake’s Alessandro Dallatomasina, Solutions Architect, and Alex McCarthy, Senior Solutions Architect
    3. Building the future of data governance at Fox using Atlan and Snowflake Horizon by Oliver Gomes, VP of Analytics and Strategy at Fox
    4. How data governance is driving millions in business value through self-service analytics and Atlan by Daniel Dowdy, Director of Big Data Analytics, North American Bancard, and Atlan’s Austin Kronz
    5. Cracking the user adoption code: How Grainger’s data governance team uses Snowflake Horizon and Atlan to 4x data discovery by Grainger’s Poornima Pandiyaraj, Senior Manager, Data Engineering, and Sujana Prudhivi, Data Governance Analyst

Atlan at Snowflake Summit 2024: Getting you AI-ready with active data governance

Alright, let’s talk about one of the best things about Snowflake Summit 2024: Atlan will be there! If you caught us last year, you know we bring the heat with our stories, learning sessions, and legendary parties (plus a few surprise flash mobs that might have gotten us in trouble!).

Did you miss out last time? No problem! This year, we’re stepping it up a notch.

Come meet us in person and sign up for a personalized demo, an intimate dinner with our customers in industries like media, technology, and manufacturing, or an afterparty hosted by one of our partners.

We’ll be showcasing the power of the Atlan and Snowflake data stack at our booths, alongside customer partners like Fox, North American Bancard, Grainger, and HubSpot.

And finally, we’re excited to show you how Atlan’s active governance platform can help you:

  • Use accurate, trusted AI by governing your Snowflake Cortex applications.
  • Expand globally with confidence, thanks to Atlan’s bi-directional tag sync with Snowflake Horizon.
  • Collaborate seamlessly across your organization on data with Data Products and Domains for Snowflake.

Excited?! We’re too! Meet us at the Snowflake Summit

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