Coming Soon: A Week of Geospatial at #SDSC23 London


Learn all about the Spatial Data Science Conference, London 16th-18th May, including geospatial workshops, networking & how to get tickets.

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Coming Soon: A Week of Geospatial at #SDSC23 London

The first Spatial Data Science Conference of the year is fast approaching! Having gathered more than 400 attendees in London last year, we're looking forward to welcoming spatial data scientists, geospatial academics & data leaders back to the geospatial event of the year!

A photo showing the audience at a previous SDSC event.

What is the Spatial Data Science Conference?

Now in its seventh year, the Spatial Data Science Conference has the goal of driving  geospatial innovation by bringing together experts in Data Science, Advanced Analytics & Geospatial experts to discuss the latest trends and use cases. This event attracts attendees from across the globe across multiple industries in the public & private sectors, as well as  research & academia. 

This event represents an opportunity for organizations to collaborate, network and build relationships to further drive geospatial conversation and innovation.

A photograph of the keynote presentation from a previous SDSC event, showing the audience, speaker and a map on the screen.

Read on to find out what we have in store for this week of Geospatial. If you don’t already have your ticket, get one here!

The Spatial Data Science Conference

When: Thursday 18th May, 09:00 - 17:30 BST

Where: Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

The main conference will be taking place on May 18th, at The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Founded in 1830 to advance geographical science, we’ll be returning to this renowned institution.

A photo showing people networking at a previous SDSC event.
#SDSC22 London at the Royal Geographical Society

What to expect:

#SDSC23 will feature keynote speakers & panels with topics spanning multiple industries & fields. Hear from Location Intelligence Managers like Priyanka Sharma from in her talk “Beyond Maps & Guides: How Location Intelligence is Redefining Destination Discovery.” You can also expect to hear lightning talks from Data Scientists like Tim Rains & Matthew Garrod from BT Group and Louise Etherden from CACI.

See below for more of the organizations who will be speaking at this event!

A collection of logos representing speakers at SDSC 2023

After conference drinks

When: Thursday 18th May, 18:00 - 21:00 BST

Where: Ognisko, 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2PG

To end the week of festivities, we’ll be heading to Ognisko for the #SDSC23 After Party.

A photo of people networking at a previous SDSC after party.
#SDSC22 London After Party at Ognisko

Spatial Data Science Conference Workshops

When: Wednesday 17th May, 09:30 - 16:15 BST

Where: UCL Bentham House, 4-8 Endsleigh Gardens, WA1H 0EG

On May 17th, we will be hosting technical Workshops at University College London (UCL). Whether you’re more interested in Spatial SQL or Python, we’ll be holding interactive sessions so that you can learn from industry specialists from AWS, Snowflake, Echo Analytics, University of Hull, ProjectiveGroup & our own CARTO team.

Here are just a few of the workshops you can look forward to this year:

Sign up for workshops here! Please note that you must have a ticket to the Spatial Data Science Conference in order to register.

After workshop drinks

After a day of learning, we will be hosting a networking happy hour so you can share what you’ve learned with other attendees.


When: Tuesday 16th May, 18:30 - 21:00 BST

Where: Munich Cricket Club, 1 Abbey Orchard Street, London, SW1P 2LU

To kick off the week, on May 16th we will be hosting GeoFest - a pre-party to all of the upcoming Geo-festivities - at the Munich Cricket Club for an Oktoberfest-themed evening of food and drink.

Join us to connect with other geospatial professionals - please note you don’t need a ticket to the main conference - all are welcome!

An image advertising eoFest, with a map tablecloth, beer and pretzels

Register your attendance here.

Spatial Data Science Bootcamps

Can’t make it to the conference? Join us for our Spatial Data Science Bootcamps! These are intensive, 1-day courses designed to arm Data Science and Analytics professionals with the geospatial skills & knowledge needed to apply spatial analysis to your day to day work. 

Find an upcoming bootcamp near you here!


We can’t wait to welcome you all back to London in May for this year’s Spatial Data Science Conference festivities - get your ticket here! Make sure to follow our LinkedIn&Twitter for regular event updates!