9 September 2019

Marriott Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland

Welcome to the THE  Festival of Data where you will discover the latest innovations in big data, performance analysis and evaluation.

An official fringe event of the THE  World Academic Summit 2019, the Festival of Data is a brand new exciting initiative led by the data and insights team behind THE ’s prestigious suite of university rankings: the World University Rankings, University Impact Rankings and World Reputation Rankings.

The Festival of Data, held just before the World Academic Summit, will discuss and debate the present and future of big data and analytics, rankings and performance metrics, using case studies of best practice from global experts and university leaders on the smart use of data to drive strategic decision-making.

Join us for a full day of excellent speakers and workshops on 9 September, ahead of the full launch of the THE  World University Rankings 2020 and the start of the World Academic Summit. Join the conversation to help shape the future of big data in higher education.


View the Festival of Data programme

View the Festival of Data speakers