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General Questions @ Conference

Where will the conference take place?
The SDS2024 conference will be held at The Circle in Zurich, Switzerland. Venue, travel and hotel information are available here.

What is the official language of the conference?
The workshops will be held in English.

Will the conference have internet access available?
Free Wi-Fi will be available throughout the venue.

How can I get information about the conference?
You can get more information via

Which hashtag should we use for the conference?

    General Questions @ Workshops

    Where will the workshops take place?
    The SDS2024 workshops will take place at The Circle in Zurich, Switzerland, on the day before the conference.

    What is the language of the workshops?
    The language of the workshops depends on the workshop organiser.

    How can I register for the workshops?
    You can register via the registration page and select the specific workshop during the registration process.

    General Questions @ Conference Program

    How can I participate as a speaker?
    You can submit

    Please check the websites for the deadlines of the individual calls.

    Will the session recordings be available after the event?
    Some presentations will be available on our Website and our Youtube channel. The speakers decide if they want to make their videos available.

    Can speakers talk from remote locations at the conference?
    No, all speakers will be at the conference in person except for the keynote speakers.

    How long should my presentation be?
    The time for presentations is scheduled to be 20 minutes + 5 minutes for questions.

    Is it possible to switch the track between the presentations?
    You can change tracks between sessions at any point during the presentation. However, please keep in mind that it will take a few minutes to travel from one location to another. There will be a time slot between each presentation for a possible room change.

    How does the poster session work?
    The poster session will take about 30 minutes. If any of them interest you, you can meet the poster owners in person and talk to them directly before lunch and during the afternoon break.

    General questions @ Registration, Payment & Hybrid options

    Do you offer financial support to attend the conference?
    No, as a non-profit conference, we cannot offer financial support to attendees. However, we are offering reduced-price tickets for students and data innovation alliance members.

    When will registration open and how much are the participation fees?
    The registration will open in March 2024.

    What is a “Flex budget for Industrial members” ticket and why is it free?
    Only members of the data innovation alliance are eligible to purchase a member ticket. You can see the member list here.

    Can I pay by invoice or wire transfer?
    No, the conference only offers the possibility of paying by credit card.

    How do I get an invoice for the ticket I purchased?
    You will receive a purchasing confirmation and receipt via email directly after registration.

    How can I get an invitation letter for my visa?
    Please send us an email at after registering for the conference. We will send you a form to be filled in to issue you a visa invitation letter.

    I am unable to travel to Zurich, Switzerland. Can I participate in the conference online?
    No, we regret to inform you that online participation has been cancelled.


    What is the registration cancellation process and policy?
    While tickets are non-refundable, they are transferable to a colleague. If you would like to proceed with a transfer, kindly send an email to, providing your colleague’s name and email address. We will then prepare a name badge accordingly.

    Conference App

    Where can I download the conference app?
    We use Talque as our conference app. You can download it like you would any other app from the google play store or the apple app store.

    Press and Media

    Where can I learn about press accreditation for the SDS2024 conference? 
    Please visit our webpage on press and media accreditation.

    Open questions

    Do you still have any questions?
    Please email us at