What's Happening at Tableau Conference Europe

Tableau Conference Europe has more than 150 hours of sessions plus meetups, Tableau Doctor appointments, pre-conference Training Workshops, and Certification Exams.

Not sure what’s what or how to find the sessions you want? Keep reading below for information about the different session types and tracks offered for a variety of learning styles.

Breakout Sessions

Hour-long, lecture-style presentations led by Tableau employees, customers, sponsors, and Zen Masters. A selection of breakouts may be recorded and made available (along with speakers’ presentations) after Tableau Conference Europe ends.

Tableau Customer Use Case Sessions

Hour-long, lecture-style presentations led by Tableau customers from across Europe.

Hands-on Training

Two-hour classroom-style sessions led by expert Tableau trainers who will guide you step-by-step through lessons on a Tableau-provided computer. Hands-on Trainings are not recorded, but guided exercises, solutions, and datasets used in the training are shared after conference ends.

Session Tracks

Breakouts and Hands-on Trainings are organized by level and track


Analytics: Answer complex questions, uncover insights, and spot trends through data analysis with Tableau. These sessions cover a wide variety of topics including calculations, mapping, statistics, and advanced analytics.

Dashboards & Design: Visualize, tell stories, and encourage other people to explore your data. Learn how to apply best practices for using text, color, and formatting to see and understand your data better.

Data: Get more from data by learning how to prepare, connect to, join, and blend it.

Developer: Uncover the possibilities for developing with Tableau. Embed, connect, customize, and automate Tableau with all things API. Find out how to use web data connectors in all shapes and sizes.

Enablement and Adoption: Roll out Tableau across your enterprise and drive adoption. Learn how to create a culture of analytics—train people, build Centers of Excellence, and deploy Tableau’s latest mobile and self-service features.

IT & Server Administration: Administer your first instance of Tableau server or deploy Tableau across your enterprise. Get the lowdown on monitoring and automation, server configuration and architecture, scaling, and improving performance.

Tableau in Action: Find out how we use Tableau…at Tableau! Plus, hear from our customers about the impact Tableau has on their business.

Session Levels

Beginner: Brand new to Tableau or just getting started? Looking for a refresher on concepts covered in Tableau Desktop I, our intro Training Workshop? These sessions will get you up and running with the basics of data analysis, dashboard building, and administering Tableau Server.

Intermediate: Been working with Tableau regularly for 3-6 months? Need a refresher on the concepts covered in Tableau Desktop II: Intermediate or Server Architecture? These sessions will help you unlock power user status. Dive into complex data connections and sophisticated analysis and visualization. Or, learn how to go big with your Tableau Server deployment.

Advanced: Are you the resident Tableau expert in your office? A power user who’s mastered the concepts covered in Desktop III: Advanced Training? These sessions will prepare you for Jedi-level mastery in no time. Get the most out of the more technical features in Tableau, and prepare for large or complex server deployments.

Jedi: Read the KnowledgeBase, watched the training videos, and still hungry for more? Get the inside scoop on how Tableau works—under the hood. Learn how to tackle the toughest analytical tasks and fine-tune your enterprise server deployment.


Meetups are the best way to find YOUR data people at Tableau Conference Europe. These informal gatherings, organised around job roles, industries, or topics, kick off with a short presentation or discussion and provide plenty of time to connect and interact. Meetups run throughout the week. Arrive early, space is limited.

TC Europe French Track

A full day of lecture-style presentations given in French led by Tableau employees, customers, and partners. These will be recorded and made available (along with speakers’ presentations) after Tableau Conference Europe ends.

Certification Exams

Flaunt your skills with a Tableau Certification. These exams test your Tableau knowledge in Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server. Upon passing, you’ll hold an official Tableau Certification title, which is the only way to clearly show your Tableau expertise. Advance registration and an additional fee (discounted for conference attendees) are required. Certification exams take place Tuesday, 3 July. Check out the Certification page for details.

Training Workshops

These full day workshops are offered pre-conference on Tuesday, 3 July. Advance registration and additional fee (discounted for conference attendees) are required. See the Training Workshop schedule for more details.

Tableau Doctor

Paging Doctor Data! Tableau Doctor is your chance to meet with a Tableau expert one-on-one to learn skills, solve problems, and get questions answered. Bring your data set and workbook.

There are two Tableau Doctor options:

  • Doctor Appointment: Scheduled 45-minute appointment. Schedule appointments online or onsite. Scheduled appointments are limited to one per person per day.
  • Walk-In Clinic: No appointment necessary & no limitations on the number of times you can meet. Visit the Walk-In Clinic at a time convenient for you as often as your schedule allows.

Iron Viz Championship

Ready for the world’s premiere visualization showdown? Mark your calendars—our Iron Viz Championship is not to be missed. Tune in as three contestants (cherry-picked from highly competitive feeder competitions) face off before eager TC Europe crowds. Yielding identical datasets and a set amount of time, each contestant will battle to build the finest visualization in the arena.