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Data Tech is an event for data professionals: if you are a data scientist, an analyst, a recent graduate in data or an experienced IT professional, Data Tech is for you.
Previous Data Tech events were highly focused on very technical data science and academic content, but this year we intend to broaden our content to reach out to the whole spectrum of data professionals.
With keynote speakers, parallel sessions with audience questions, and an associated Masterclass, there will be plenty of content. With Data Tech, we want to explore our role as data professionals in building Our Future, helping Our People, and saving Our Planet.
We’re delighted that writer, broadcaster and author of Smoke & Mirrors: How Hype Obscures the Future and How to See Past It’ Gemma Milne will be hosting Data Tech this year.
We’ll also have keynotes from Ellen Friedman, the Principal Technologist at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. She’ll be giving a talk titled “AI is Too Valuable To Be Left To Data Scientists Alone” and will be available for questions afterwards in a Q&A session.
Ellen will also be sitting on a panel with our second keynote – Albert King, Chief Data Officer for the Scottish Government. Albert will be discussing the topic of “Scotland’s AI Strategy: Trustworthy, Ethical and Inclusive”.
We will also be showcasing some of the most cutting edge and innovative uses of data and AI happening in Scotland right now.
13:00 – introduction and welcome from Gemma Milne
13:30 – Ellen Friedman keynote: “AI is Too Valuable To Be Left To Data Scientists Alone“
14:00 – Albert King keynote: “Scotland’s AI Strategy: Trustworthy, Ethical and Inclusive“
14:30 – parallel sessions: Q&A with Ellen Friedman; Scotland’s AI Strategy with Albert King and Gillian Docherty; panel discussion “Finding the human/AI balance” with Megan Stamper, Euan Gardner and Robert Walker.
15:00 – break
15:30 – parallel showcases to choose from
16:00 – panel discussion with Ellen Friedman, Albert King and Helen Hastie
16:30 – closing remarks from Gemma Milne
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Our first Data Tech in 2019 had a fantastic lineup of tech speakers.
And DataTech20 was going to be brilliant with more than 30 data science leaders, innovators and researchers confirmed as speakers.
And were looking forward to #womenintech helping make DataTech20 a success.
Applications from the data community were welcomed: be a part of DataTech20