Data Talent Scotland

 
 

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
  • 20+ world class speakers & workshop hosts

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. 

 
 

Book your Tickets Now.


A limited number of early bird tickets are now on sale, book now to secure your place.

 

Our Data Talent Scotland 17
speakers included:

 

 
 
Eleni Kotzampasaki Analytics Manager Aquila Insight

Eleni Kotzampasaki
Analytics Manager
Aquila Insight

Ian Poole Scientific Fellow Toshiba Medical

Ian Poole
Scientific Fellow
Toshiba Medical

Lydia Nicholas Futurologist/Senior Researcher Nesta

Lydia Nicholas
Futurologist/Senior Researcher
Nesta

Roger Halliday Chief Statistician The Scottish Government

Roger Halliday
Chief Statistician
The Scottish Government

Mark Hunter Chief Data Officer Sainsbury's Bank

Mark Hunter
Chief Data Officer
Sainsbury's Bank

Elizabeth Hollinger Head of Analytics, Scotland Deloitte

Elizabeth Hollinger
Head of Analytics, Scotland
Deloitte

Joshua Ryan-Saha Skills Lead The Data Lab

Joshua Ryan-Saha
Skills Lead
The Data Lab

Marc Priestly F1 Tech Expert & Broadcaster Formula 1

Marc Priestly
F1 Tech Expert & Broadcaster
Formula 1

Rui Cardoso Pilot Manager CivTech

Rui Cardoso
Pilot Manager
CivTech

Natalia Adler UNICEF

Natalia Adler
UNICEF

Gillian Docherty CEO The Data Lab

Gillian Docherty
CEO
The Data Lab

John Spooner Head of Analytics SAS

John Spooner
Head of Analytics
SAS

Neil Carden Commercial Director Aquila Insight

Neil Carden
Commercial Director
Aquila Insight

Sally Kerr Digital Innovation Manager The City of Edinburgh Council

Sally Kerr
Digital Innovation Manager
The City of Edinburgh Council

Hew Bruce-Gardyne Co-founder TV Squared

Hew Bruce-Gardyne
Co-founder
TV Squared

Jonathan Cameron Head of Service NHS National Services Scotland

Jonathan Cameron
Head of Service
NHS National Services Scotland

HOST Paul Forrest Chairman MBN Solution

HOST Paul Forrest
Chairman
MBN Solution

Sandy Scott Head of Data Science and Analytics, Sainsbury's Bank

Sandy Scott
Head of Data Science and Analytics, Sainsbury's Bank

Hugo D'Ulisse Head of Analytical Platform SAS

Hugo D'Ulisse
Head of Analytical Platform
SAS

Keith Goatman Principal Scientist Toshiba Medical

Keith Goatman
Principal Scientist
Toshiba Medical

Rob Huggins Head of Business Development MBN Solutions

Rob Huggins
Head of Business Development
MBN Solutions

Steve Brewer Data Science research and engagement, EDISON EU project

Steve Brewer
Data Science research and engagement, EDISON EU project

 
 

 
 
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Our Data Talent Scotland 17
exhibitors included:

 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

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