Speak at DATA:Scotland

New Speaker Support


We are delighted to offer support to new speakers at DATA:Scotland – if you haven’t spoken at an event before, we will help you get up to speed and ready to give your first ever session!

A crowd listen to DATA:Scotland 2019's keynote in a busy theatre

Get Involved

DATA:Scotland is Scotland’s data community event. Bringing experts and attendees together, this free to attend conference is about sharing knowledge and insight through hour-long talks which discuss new data technologies and techniques, to help to solve problems and propose solutions. Sessions cater for all skill levels from introductory talks to deep-dive presentations. At DATA:Scotland you can engage with experts and network with peers in the data community. The conference covers a wide range of data related subjects including Database Administration, Data Science, AI, Machine Learning, Automation, DevOps and Business Intelligence from an on premise and cloud standpoint.  

Get Started

There’s no strict format for a session; you can use slides, demos or just talk! So if you’ve something to share about new developments, methodologies, how you see the future of data sciences and tech, or you’re working with some cool tech and want to share then get in touch. Please choose the New Speaker session format and we’ll be in touch! 


We are offering successful applicants support throughout the process:  

  • You will be matched with an experienced speaker to mentor you and help guide you in the lead up to the conference. 
  • We will organise a session for you to practice your talk in front of a small, friendly audience before the conference. 
  • We will organise a webinar training session on public speaking from a highly regarded speaker in the data community.  
A man listens intently during a DATA:Scotland session

Get in Touch

If you’ve got any questions, drop us a message using the form on the right, or email us directly at theteam@datascotland.org