Africa's Leading Data Analytics Event

Chief Data & Analytics Officer Africa has become the industry leading event that delivers the most up-to-date and valuable insight into the data analytics community.

In 2018 the event is expanding to ensure that every aspect is covered and all information needs catered for.

What can you expect at CDAO Africa 2018?

  • Double the number of speakers with 90 inspiring thought-leaders & practitioners
  • An audience of 250+ senior data analytics & data science professionals to share ideas with
  • The launch of the African Data Talent Summit featuring discussions between corporates & academia that will drive the future of skills development
  • Pre-conference focus days on AI, Financial Services & The Role of the Chief Data Officer
  • In-depth conversation & debate during our exclusive topic specific Corinium Connected Think{Tank} dinners


"CDAO Africa is the most advanced forum in Africa for Chief Data & Analytics Officers and senior data analytics professionals." 

Pieter Vorster, Chief Data Africa, Barclays African Group

"I'm very glad that we participated in CDAO Africa 2017. It was well organised and very well attended. It definitely fills a much needed gap in the local market, addressing the traditional as well as the new convergence of the data and analytics worlds."

Estelle de Beer, Pre-Sales Manager, Analytics & Technology, SAP

"Great content and speakers but also excellent delegates. Found all delegates and sponsors very open and eager to share and learn." 

Matthew Mottram, Keyrus

"CDAO Africa '17 brought thought leaders from many industries together to talk about the challenges, exciting developments and practical examples we find throughout the world of data and analytics." 

Theunis Jansen van Rensburg, Head of Commercial Analytics, WongaZA

"A necessary collaboration which encourages growth and provides perspective regarding the value-add of data-driven transformation." 

Johan Viljoen, Head of Digital Operations, Barclays

"CDAO Africa '17 was very informative. The variety of presenters and attendees was great. Speaking with other attendees, it was great to learn that most of the problems we face as an organisation are not unique to us." 

Mpiti Matsoso, Group Data Governance Officer, Discovery

"CDAO Africa '17 covered interesting developments in the data analytics space and gave recognition that those that practice the dark art are being given a seat at the big table." 

Thabiso Mokhosoa, Group IT Executive: Data Warehouse, BI & Data Architecture, Edcon

90+ Inspiring Speakers & Facilitators

Why invest your time?

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Inspiring ideas

Take the opportunity to interact with thought-leaders and skilled practitioners and gain access to their innovative ideas. Corinium events are designed to encourage discussion and to inspire attendees to drive their businesses forward.

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New connections

The data & analytics community in South Africa is full of people who are doing interesting work and they're not always from the obvious companies and industries. CDAO Africa 2017 will ensure you make new connections and contacts.

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Innovative tech

Whilst CDAO Africa is not a tech-show you will have the opportunity to engage with some of the industry's leading technology and service providers. Deciding on your next technology investment will be made easier through engagement with top vendors.

Insight into Corinium Events

Want to know what past speakers, delegates and sponsors had to say about our 2016 African events? And want to see who attends?




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