DataVisFest
Mar
17
to Mar 18

DataVisFest

This participatory and collaborative event explores the question of how to (re)present data about equality and inclusion in a way that engages a public audience. How can abstract, invisible, intangible, and steadily updating "data" be grasped in a way that helps us humans discuss and make better decisions in the future of politics and society as well as on a daily basis?

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Deloitte Datathon
Mar
19
to Mar 20

Deloitte Datathon

Building on last year's success, this will be an event held in the Deloitte office in Saltire Court, Castle Terrace, Edinburgh and will include a Datathon as well as some afternoon presentations and panels. The Datathon topic is to be confirmed but there will be a strong focus on looking at the use of Data for the greater good beyond Financial Services. 

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Creative Data Lab
Mar
21
9:00 AM09:00

Creative Data Lab

Data is the world's most valuable resource, so why wouldn't you want to work in one of the fastest growing industries? The Creative Data programme will introduce you to the opportunities available to you in this fascinating and rapidly evolving industry.

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Data and the Town Centre
Mar
21
9:00 AM09:00

Data and the Town Centre

The aim of "Data and the Town Centre" is to demonstrate the potential applications of data within a town centre management context, bringing together expertise from the worlds of data analytics, and city/town centre management into a half-day workshop featuring speakers from both areas.

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WANTED #WomenDataWarriors - Women in Data Science (WIDS) with Microsoft
Mar
21
9:30 AM09:30

WANTED #WomenDataWarriors - Women in Data Science (WIDS) with Microsoft

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Presentation

Free

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The Data Lab & Microsoft UK are delighted to invite you to our #WomenDataWarriors event in collaboration with Women in Data Science (www.widsconference.org).

Agenda

  • 0930 - Arrival & Refreshments
  • 1000 - Welcome from Steven Grier, Microsoft Country Manager
  • 1005 - "Wanted Women in Data Science in Scotland" Jude McCorry, Head of Business Development at The Data Lab
  • 1010 - "Women in Data Science" Dr Judy Logan, Stanford University
  • 1030 - Dr Hannah Fry, University College London
  • 1100 - Women in Data Science at Microsoft
  • 1115 - Q&A
  • 1130 - Tour of Microsoft Technology Center
  • 1230 - Lunch
  • 1300 - Conclusion
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This event is open to everyone. Particularly, Women in Data Science, women who want to work in data science, school girls of all ages who want to hear what it is like to work with data and in data science and school teachers.

Spaces are limited for both data specialists and also school girls (+13yrs of age), please RSVP now to avoid disappointment.

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The Value of Data
Mar
22
2:00 PM14:00

The Value of Data

The Value of Data. We have partnered with the Data Lab on a project to explore 'the value of data' within an organisation - data is an asset but how is this shown within balance sheet of a business as it is seen as in intangible asset.

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