02/24/2015 - 14:45

Berlin offers many options for accommodation, so you're kind of spoilt for choice. To make it easy we made special arrangements for accommodation with 3 hotels in 3 different price categories.

02/17/2015 - 16:10

We happily announce the event partnership between Berlin Buzzwords and droidcon Berlin. Both conferences will take place in the unique event location Postbahnhof in Berlin. We start with Berlin Buzzwords in the period from May 31st until June 3rd which is instantly followed by droidcon Berlin taking place from June 3rd until June 5th. Both conferences share a common informal evening event on Tuesday, June 2: the good-bye party of Berlin Buzzwords is droidcon's welcoming party at the same time.

02/16/2015 - 17:06

We are very excited to announce that the 2nd keynote speaker for Berlin Buzzwords 2015 will be Eric Evans. Eric has been speaker at Berlin Buzzwords since the conference first kicked off in 2010. He has more than a decade of experience with the engineering and operations of large-scale distributed systems. He joined Rackspace as a startup, and implemented a global DNS infrastructure utilizing IP anycast (possibly the first), and a novel data-center-wide IDS for which a patent was awarded.

02/16/2015 - 16:22

We’ve partnered up with Deutsche Bahn! All conference attendees can travel from any DB railway station in Germany with a fixed price and 100 % green energy.
The ticket offer for the return journey is valid from May 30 until June 7, 2015.

Using a specific train costs 99 € (2nd Class) or 159 € (1st Class).
Flexible tickets cost 139 € (2nd Class) or 199 € (1st Class).*

02/10/2015 - 15:04

After a Master’s degree in mathematics, Ludwine unexpectedly joined the IT world as a software engineer. She currently works as a Data Engineer at Cityzen Data on their real-time data processing and machine learning platform.
She is deeply involved in the community Duchess France, a french association to promote women developers, to inspire and encourage them to speak at conferences or technical events.

02/02/2015 - 17:26

We are more than happy with the considerable number of 120 submissions for Berlin Buzzwords 2015. In the upcoming weeks, our program committee will review and select the most inspiring and creative session ideas for this year's Berlin Buzzwords. During a first quick review, we have ascertained that the subject areas Lucene, Elasticsearch, Spark, Solr and Cassandra have been among the most popular topics to choose from. We will let you know as soon as possible if your proposal has been accepted.

01/13/2015 - 16:05

Berlin Buzzwords aims for a diverse range of speakers and therefore, concentrates not only on the topics, but also on the people behind the talks. For us diversity means that we explicitly encourage submissions from people of color, genderqueer people, trans*people, women as well as people with physical disabilities. Berlin Buzzwords is an international conference but out of 130 submissions, only a few were submitted by female speakers.

12/11/2014 - 17:52

We can't wait to read your proposals. Submit your session on innovative technologies for storing, analysing and searching today's massive amounts of digital data.

We listed all necessary information below. If you have further questions, take a look at our FAQs.

What do you get?

It's a geek to geek conference, but if we choose your session, you get to be the expert and answer questions from the audience. Besides entering the stage at #bbuzz, you get a free ticket for the conference, barcamp and the hackathons.

12/11/2014 - 17:33

Get ready for the sixth edition of Berlin Buzzwords and safe your limited Trust Us ticket for only € 399 – for as long as stocks last. Early Bird tickets are available for € 499 until February 16, 2015.

Special offers for students, families and groups

Students will receive reduced tickets for € 150. You only need to show your valid student ID at the entrance and you will get the discount.

Groups of 5 and more attendees get a 20% discount off the regular ticket price.

10/28/2014 - 17:39

We are back! And we are excited to announce that we’ll be organizing another edition of Berlin Buzzwords, which will be held from May 31 to June 3, 2015. On Sunday, May 31, Berlin Buzzwords starts with the barcamp, followed by the two main conference days on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday attendees can join several workshops, meetups & hackathons taking place all over Berlin hosted by Berlin Buzzwords and local companies. 

06/05/2014 - 14:10

It’s already a week since we celebrated the fifth edition of Berlin Buzzwords and we can honestly say: It was pleasure to welcome all of you! A big thanks to everyone for being part of it. We hope that you had an awesome time with lots of old friends and new people, as well as some inspiring talks and workshops.

05/23/2014 - 17:13

In April, we announced, that we would have a open stage that would be open for everyone to submit a topic and hold a talk. We then received a number of interesting submissions that were scheduled into the program. The Open Stage will be located in the "Frannz Restaurant" in Kulturbrauerei, so right in the main area of our venue. Here's the list of presentations in an overview.


Corporate-Design: Extragestaltung, Margarethe Hausstätter
Ilustration: cyan, Berlin

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