Confluent hosts first Kafka Summit in APAC

Bangalore, INDIA – April 11, 2024 – Confluent Inc, the data streaming pioneer, will be hosting Kafka Summit Bangalore, India, the first Kafka Summit in APAC, on May 2, 2024. Held at Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Convention Center, the event is expected to gather more than 3,800 people in attendance.

Apache Kafka® is the most popular open-source data streaming software for collecting, processing, storing, and analyzing data at scale, and is used for building real-time data pipelines and streaming apps. Today, Kafka is used by over 75% of the Fortune 500. The Kafka Summit conferences provide the opportunity for participants to learn, communicate, contribute, collaborate within the Apache Kafka community with industry experts, technology leaders and professionals.

Jay Kreps, co-founder and CEO of Confluent, will deliver the keynote session at Kafka Summit Bangalore to talk about the latest news and developments in the world of data streaming. Together with Shaun Clowes, Chief Product Officer, they will present the vision of how data streams can unify the operational and analytical divide that businesses face today.

Kamal Brar, Senior Vice President, APAC, Confluent said, “We are extremely excited to host Asia’s inaugural Kafka Summit in Bangalore this year. More than 30% of the world’s Kafka community members are in APAC. India alone is home to the second largest Kafka community globally, after the U.S. Kafka is a critical technology for businesses today and by bringing the best of minds together at Kafka Summit Bangalore, attendees can expect to learn how the technology can help organizations build real-time data architectures to create more exciting customer experiences, improve business operations, and fuel innovation across their product and service offerings.”

Other event highlights include:

  • Breakout sessions on key trends and best practices by Kafka experts, partners, customers, and enthusiasts

  • Over 30 technical sessions led by top engineers, architects and community leaders from Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Fidelity Investments, JP Morgan Chase, Uber, Zomato and many more

  • Expo hall featuring technology providers across the data streaming ecosystem who can help support businesses’ data needs

  • Networking opportunities and Meetup sessions to connect with experts, core committers and leading production users of Apache Kafka and Apache Flink

Individuals interested in attending can register for an in-person pass online : https://www.kafka-summit.org/events/kafka-summit-bangalore-2024/register

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