• Scotland's Largest Data Talent Showcase

    Murrayfield Stadium | Edinburgh | 22nd March 2017

  • What is Data Talent Scotland?

    Data Talent Scotland is an annual collider event that brings together postgraduate data science students, data enthusiasts, universities and businesses from across Scotland. The event connects new data talent and education with industry, providing businesses with fantastic opportunities to access the best of Scotland’s data talent and education.

    Why attend?

    Data Talent Scotland brings together students, data enthusiasts, universities and employers from across the country; acting as a catalyst for employment and skills development whilst growing links between industry, universities and data talent. At Data Talent Scotland students can land their dream job and employers can recruit their ideal candidate.

    Who's going to be there?

    • 250+ Masters and PhD students
    • 150+ data enthusiasts looking for careers in data.
    • 25+ company exhibitors looking to hire in Scotland.
    • 16 data (and related) courses from 11 universities.
    • World-class speakers & workshop hosts
  • DTS Agenda


    09.30 - 11.00

    Session 1

    11.00 - 12.00

    Chief Data Officer

    Sainsbury's Bank

    Head of Data Science and Analytics

    Sainsbury's Bank​

    Analytics Manager

    Aquila Insight

    Morning Break

    12.00 - 12.25

    Session 2: Workshops

    12.25 - 13.10

    Chief Statistician

    The Scottish Government

    Head of Service


    Digital Innovation Manager

    The City of Edinburgh Council

    Principal Scientist

    Toshiba Medical

    Scientific Fellow

    Toshiba Medical

    Pilot Manager


    Chris Bergin

    Policy Adviser


    Head of Business Development

    MBN Solutions

    Commercial Director

    Aquila Insight

    Head of Analytics


    Data Science research and engagement

    EDISON EU project


    13.10 - 14.20

    Session 3

    14.20 - 15.25

    Data, Research, Policy Planning Specialist


    Panel Topic: The Future of the Data Science Profession


    MBN Solutions

    Data Science Research and Engagement

    EDISON EU project​

    Head of Analytics, Scotland



    TV Squared

    Futurologist/ Senior Researcher


    Afternoon Break

    15.25 - 15.50

    Session 4

    15.50 - 16.45

    Head of Analytical Platform


    F1 Tech Expert & Broadcaster


    16:45 - 17:30

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    DataFest Charity Partner

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