KNIME Extends Virtual Spring Summit 2020

Top Quote Webinars, Workshops, Courses, Certification Now Offered Through May. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 29, 2020 - ZURICH — KNIME, the company behind the open-source software for fast and intuitive access to advanced data science, announces the extension of its annual KNIME Spring Summit, adding 30+ live user presentations, workshops and courses through May. View and register for the extended virtual event at

    Pivoting to an online user conference, the initial KNIME Spring Summit was a four-day event drawing over 2,000 attendees for interactive keynote sessions and courses. The global turnout was three-fold the number of registrations anticipated for the original live event planned during the same time period in Berlin. Free on-demand video replays and slide shows are available at

    “There are data scientists at locations all over the world, and the online Summit reinforced that the KNIME community is similarly distributed around the globe,” said Tilman Eberle, head of marketing at KNIME. “With our extended summit program, we hope to increase opportunities for people to learn more; an ongoing open exchange is key for innovation.”

    The extended KNIME Spring Summit features the following available programs:
    • Free Webinars: Presentations of KNIME in Action
    Speakers invited to the on-site summit are hosting free webinars, including presentations from an Italian pharmaceutical, Canadian university, Swedish software company, and French IT services organization.

    • Free Online Workshops
    A selection of the workshops scheduled for the on-site summit is being run in the form of free webinars. People attending the workshops will receive hands-on exercises, which are discussed at the end of each webinar or can contribute to Q&A sessions. Topics include machine learning, building a drug discovery workflow, deep learning for image analysis, big data, and GDPR compliance through advanced anonymization techniques.

    • Fee-Based Online Courses
    Basic to specialized courses on the open-source KNIME Analytics Platform and the commercial KNIME Server have been adapted to serve the online learner. The L1 to L2 courses are offered for data scientists or data wranglers, with the L2 courses introducing more advanced concepts. L3 and L4 courses dive into specialized topics, such as neural networks and deep learning, machine learning, time series analysis, text processing, or productionizing and collaboration. The price per course starts at $55 (50 euros + VAT).

    • Online Certification
    KNIME users can become certified as an expert in KNIME Analytics Platform through the KNIME Certification Program, which was developed in collaboration between academia and industry. Four different examinations, L1 to L4, can be taken online starting April 30.

    About KNIME
    KNIME provides open-source software for fast and intuitive access to advanced data science. At the core is the open-source KNIME Analytics Platform, a visual workbench providing a wide range of state-of-the-art analytics tools and techniques to handle any use case — from basics to highly advanced. It is complemented by the commercial KNIME Server which makes data science productive in the enterprise, while staying in the same software environment for deployment, collaboration, management and optimization. Headquartered in Zurich, KNIME has offices in Austin TX, Konstanz and Berlin. Learn more at

    KNIME, KNIME Analytics Platform, and KNIME Server are trademarks of KNIME. All other brand names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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