Data Talent Scotland

20 March 2018
Crowne Plaza, Glasgow

 
 

Now in its third year, Data Talent Scotland brings together aspiring data science and engineering students with employers from across the country. The event is an opportunity to network, discuss and learn from some of Scotland’s leading data leaders, professionals and researchers. 

 
 
 
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Your dream job.
The perfect candidate.

Data Talent Scotland is Scotland’s largest data talent showcase. At Data Talent Scotland, students can land their dream job and employers can recruit their ideal candidate.  Scotland’s leading data professionals in industry will have the chance to meet and interact with Scotland’s leading academics and researchers to forge new partnerships and collaborations. 


 

WE EXPECT TO HOST:

  • 300+ MSc and PhD students studying data science, analytics and engineering
  • 25+ company exhibitors looking to hire in Scotland.
  • Academics from data (and related) courses from 11 Scottish universities

Data Talent Scotland will focus on developing the skills Scotland’s data talent need to help achieve Scotland’s data-driven future prosperity.

Activities throughout the day will include speakers demonstrating their innovative data science projects, skills workshops, a panel discussion, and plenty of structured and unstructured networking time. 

 
 

Our Data Talent Scotland 18
speakers included:

 

 
 
 Laurene de Peyrelongue Analytical Consultant  Merkle Aquila

Laurene de Peyrelongue
Analytical Consultant
Merkle Aquila

 Graham  Smith Head of Data Innovation Royal Bank of Scotland  

Graham  Smith
Head of Data Innovation
Royal Bank of Scotland
 

 Lydia Nicholas Futurologist/Senior Researcher Nesta

Lydia Nicholas
Futurologist/Senior Researcher
Nesta

 Dean Zouari Solutions Architect SAS

Dean Zouari
Solutions Architect
SAS

 Gillian Docherty CEO The Data Lab

Gillian Docherty
CEO
The Data Lab

 Kayne Putman Pre Sales Consultant, Retail & Manufacturing SAS

Kayne Putman
Pre Sales Consultant, Retail & Manufacturing
SAS

 HOST Paul Forrest Chairman MBN Solution

HOST Paul Forrest
Chairman
MBN Solution

 Ainsley McDonald Analytical Consultant Merkle Aquila

Ainsley McDonald
Analytical Consultant
Merkle Aquila

 Roger Halliday Chief Statistician The Scottish Government

Roger Halliday
Chief Statistician
The Scottish Government

 Stephen Breslin CEO Glasgow Science Centre

Stephen Breslin
CEO
Glasgow Science Centre

 
 
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Data Talent 18 Speakers Agenda:

 

 
 

Our Data Talent Scotland 18
exhibitors included:

 
 

 

Data Talent Scotland Workshops

Follow the links below to register for your preferred workshop at Data Talent Scotland. Registration for these workshops are only available to those attending the event. 

  Network Your way to a Data Job in Scotland

Network Your way to a Data Job in Scotland

  Data Storytelling: Where Science and Art Collide

Data Storytelling: Where Science and Art Collide

  Accelerating Analytics: from Statistics to Machine Learning to AI

Accelerating Analytics: from Statistics to Machine Learning to AI

  The Curious Incident of the Accidental Data Scientist

The Curious Incident of the Accidental Data Scientist

 
 
 

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