JOIN offers a truly unique opportunity to explore the latest in practical data skills, chat with peers, engage with fellow data enthusiasts, and mingle with leaders in the data-driven community.

Informative Sessions

Explore new possibilities. 50+ sessions led by industry specialist.

Hands-on Labs

Drill deeper into Looker. 35+ hands-on labs tailored for all levels.

Inspiring Keynotes

Discover the future. Hear about what’s next from data leaders.

Ask the Experts

Learn how to optimize your data stack and shape the data culture at your company through consultation sessions with the Looker Professional Services team.

You can also meet with the Looker experts from our Department of Customer Love — the people behind the support.


Whether you’re a novice trying to improve your data literacy or an experienced user wanting to advance your technical depth, the content for JOIN 2019 has been completely reimagined.

Register for JOIN and have open access to over 100 speakers sharing direct, firsthand experiences you can take back to your business. Plus you can choose from more than 6x the number of popular Hands-on Labs designed to help you sharpen your data skills at every level.


Content Tracks

Analytics for Every Use

Help your team find new ways to achieve success using the power of data. Whether you’re looking for tips on an existing analytics project or seeking new ways to fuel your organization with data, this track is for you. See how leading organizations use data to address departmental and vertical use cases and to manage SaaS data sources. This track will focus on real-world best practices for data projects large and small.

Leading a Data-Driven Organization

This track will help you lead your business to develop data literacy, to deliver data directly in user workflows, and to encourage the growth of a data-driven culture. Learn from your peers and industry experts on how to nurture the adoption of data tools, build amazing dashboards and compelling explores, and produce strategic business impact through data.

Building and Monetizing Applications

Learn from experts on how to leverage data assets in new ways, build analytics into your products, and monetize data using the Looker platform. You’ll learn how to build application experiences that allow your customers to drill deeper, explore scheduled alerts, and ask more of their data. This track will also discuss best practices for productizing analytics, meeting customer demand for data, and using data to build competitive advantage.

Advanced Data Modeling Methods

Learn how innovative Looker users are building advanced development workflows and customized data experiences. We’ll discuss how successful teams use the Looker API, SDKs, and other powerful aspects of the data platform to augment and automate their Looker use case. Meet with power-users from Looker’s analyst and developer community, and get their views on everything from data science and augmented analytics to open source tools and developer best practices.

Hands-on Labs

Work with experts to advance your skills on topics ranging from introductory data analysis to integrating data science workflows. Take away concrete actionable learnings on topics like table calculations and building environments that encourage data exploration. Bring your laptop for prototyping real work for rapid implementation.

“I loved the JOIN sessions. I got so many great, actionable ideas that I can apply to my business.”

- JOIN 2018 Attendee

Featured Speakers

Lucianne Millan

Senior Data Engineer

April Sandoval

Leader, Data and Analytics

Cal Fussman

Professional Speaker, Writer-at-Large for Esquire Magazine & New York Times Bestselling Author

Sean Kester

VP, Platform Strategy

Anna Barnett

Senior Data Analyst

Chris Brummett

Director of Software Development and Enterprise Data Management
The Chicago Cubs






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JOIN Hackathon 2019

Looker is hosting a hackathon at JOIN 2019.

If you’ve never been, a hackathon is a fun, thought-provoking event where attendees of all skill levels come together to brainstorm and build new applications and experiences.

The focus of this hackathon is to build tools on the Looker Data Platform. Join us and toss in your ideas on how to use Looker to construct a great story with data.

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The historic SVN West is centrally located in San Francisco’s Civic Center district.

Lodging suggestions

As JOIN is in the heart of San Francisco, you’ll find many fine hotels nearby. Looker recommends Hotel Kabuki, Proper Hotel, or Hilton San Francisco.

Sorry, but we’re unable to offer discounted hotel rates at this time.

Getting there

Parking is limited at the SVN West, so we strongly suggest using public transportation or a ride-sharing app, like Uber or Lyft.

Highlights from JOIN 2018


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