Your Guide to Databricks Data + AI Summit 2024

Table of contents
Partner with
Aimpoint Digital
Meet an Expert

The countdown to Databricks Data + AI Summit 2024 has officially begun. As always, it promises to be an incredible gathering of industry leaders, data professionals, and technology innovators. Set to take place in San Francisco from June 10 through June 13, 2024, this year’s Summit offers a wealth of opportunities for attendees to network, learn, and explore the latest trends shaping the future of AI and data analytics.

The Aimpoint Digital team is honored to be part of the event. We enlisted the help of Yash Puranik, Principal Data Scientist and Databricks Solutions Architect Champion, to curate a list of our top 10 session picks to help you make the most of your Databricks Summit experience.

The Top 10 Sessions to Attend at Databricks Data + AI Summit 2024

1. Dynamic Pricing with Databricks and Sigma

Why we picked it: Ready to harness the power of dynamic pricing? Max Benjamin, our head of Data Analytics, will demonstrate how to leverage Databricks’ model-serving endpoints within Sigma to deliver actionable pricing insights to improve profitability and empower smarter pricing strategies.

Date & time: Tuesday, June 11, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM PDT

Registration link:

2. Introduction to DBRX and other Databricks Foundation Models

Why we picked it: Are you excited to leverage the power of generative models through Databricks? Join this session hosted by Databricks employees, which promises a clear and practical understanding of using Databrick’s foundational models to drive innovation and efficiency.

Date & time: Wednesday, June 12, 11:20 AM – 12 PM PDT

Registration link:

3. A Practitioner’s Perspective on LLMOps

Why we picked it: Thinking about LLM models in production? Effective monitoring and automated deployment of LLM models with LLMOps is a must to ensure Gen AI applications continue to drive long-term value. Learn from the practical experience of DoorDash in productionizing such models.

Date & time: Wednesday, June 12, 2:50 PM – 3:30 PM PDT

Registration link:

4. Data Lakehouse Architecture for IRC: A Global Humanitarian Non-Profit

Why we picked it: Analytics and AI provide immense opportunities for social good: Learn from a non-profit organization’s experience in deploying the lakehouse architecture for supporting global humanitarian efforts.

Date & time: Tuesday, June 11, 5:10 PM – 5:50 PM PDT

Registration link:

5. Rapid Pyspark Custom Processing on Time Series Big Data in Databricks

Why we picked it: What do time series forecasting and better sleep have in common? This session from Sleep Number covers the processing of extremely large time series datasets efficiently, all in the pursuit of better sleep!

Date & time: Wednesday, June 12, 5:19 PM – 5:50 PM PDT

Registration link:

6. Delta Sharing: Open Protocol for Secure Data Sharing (OSS)

Why we picked it: Do you need to routinely share data with customers, clients, or stakeholders and lose sleep over the safety and security of the data you’re sharing? Join this session to learn about the Databricks protocol for secure data sharing that provides an easy and open paradigm for data sharing with strong safety, security, auditing and governance features.

Date & time: Tuesday, June 11, 1:40 PM – 2:20 PM PDT

Registration link:

7. AI Functions: Using AI in SQL

Why we picked it: Did you think you need to be a data scientist and/or learn programming languages to harness the power of GenAI? You are wrong! Learn from Databricks in this session how you can access LLMs directly from SQL, making LLMs more accessible in a unified workflow.

Date & time: Thursday, June 13, 1:10 PM – 1:30 PM PDT

Registration link:

8. Data Modeling Made Simple: A Non-Technical Beginner’s Guide

Why we picked it: Organizing your data into actionable data models consistent with business models and facilitating the development of analytics use cases to drive business value is non-trivial. This hands-on approach session will help you demystify the process and take your first steps in the data modeling journey.

Date & time: Thursday, June 13, 11:20 AM – 12 PM PDT

Registration link:

9. Healthcare Hidden in Plain Sight – Healthcare Facility Placement in Low-Income Countries

Why we picked it: This is another fascinating session that promises to demonstrate how the power of data and AI can be harnessed to improve the lives of people – specifically in identifying medical deserts in low and middle-income countries.

Date & time: Wednesday, June 12, 4 PM – 4:40 PM PDT

Registration link:

10. AMA – Productionizing ML and LLMs

Why we picked it: An AMA session on Productionizing LLMs with a stalwart panel of Databricks experts? Enough said!

Date & time: Wednesday, June 12, 4:30 PM – 4:50 PM PDT

Registration link: Log in to the attendee portal for more information:

Emily Doenges
Emily Doenges
Content Marketing Manager
Read Bio

Let’s talk data.
We’ll bring the solutions.

Whether you need advanced AI solutions, strategic data expertise, or tailored insights, our team is here to help.

Meet an Expert