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Community powered big data conference & workshops

The Fifth Elephant is not just another big data and analytics conference. In the last two years, it has become a must attend learning and training pilgrimage for every big data and analytics professional and enthusiast in India. Our approach – crowdsourced content, thorough review of every proposal and coverage of latest technologies, tools and big data practices – ensures that the conference sessions are of high quality, ahead of the curve and address issues that you want to learn about!

The Fifth Elephant 2014 is a four-day event with two days of hands-on workshops and an interactive conference on analytics.

Run-up event series

We are organizing run-up events in different cities across India.


  • Workshop

    July 23 & 24

    • Two days of hands-on workshop sessions
    • Breakfast & Lunch

    Sold out!
    Was Rs 4000

  • Conference

    July 25 & 26

    • Two days of talks & discussions
    • Expo area & hacker corners
    • Breakfast & Lunch

    Rs 3,200
    Available until July 17th

  • Corporate

    July 23 - 26

    • Everything in the Conference ticket
    • Event t-shirt
    • Ticket sponsorship credit
    • Custom invoice

    Rs 7,000
    Available until July 21st

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2013 Edition

  • 3 days
  • 2 tracks
  • 25 talks
  • 6 workshops
  • 600 participants

2012 edition of The Fifth Elephant was the first conference in India which focused on big data and analytics. Followed by that 2013 edition also showcased a successfull event with big data, storage and analytics.

The event bring together developers, researchers, scientists, analysts, CTOs, CEOs and academicians who took part in various discussions on big data infrastructure, analytics and application of technology for harnessing untapped potential of data.

Participants were exposed to some of the popular and emerging technology stacks for storing and processing big data. They learnt about programming languages and libraries available for producing compelling visualisations. Firefox crash reports, Indian Census report, Big data on SSDs, etc were more popular talks. In the analytics track, statisticians and analysts spoke about various tools, techniques, strategies and frameworks for building business intelligence and telling stories with data. Overall, the past editions presented the multiple meanings and facets of big data to participants and helped them in understanding the emerging ecosystem.

The Fifth Elephant 2012 brought together community and advocacy organisations such as The Centre for Internet and Society, The Internet Archive, Open Knowledge Foundation Network and Wikipedia India chapter to showcase the value of open data and community supported efforts in collecting and publishing public data. 2013 edition highlighted MongoDB (10gen) and Julia language community. The presence of these organisations facilitated in answering participants’ questions about how to use big data for the benefit of society.


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Code of Conduct

We strive to make our events friendly, safe and harrasment‑free for all.

Please observe the code of conduct at the event.