DataFest News

Data Tech Call for Showcase Submissions

About DataFest 2021 DataFest 2021 will cover a nine-month period of events themed around Our Data. Starting with a launch event on March 25th and culminating in Data Summit in November, DataFest in practice will cover 3 weeks in May, September and October, each with their own sub-themes of “Our Future”, “Our People” and “Our

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DataFest21 Launch event 25 March 2021

Join us as we launch DataFest21

DataFest is back for 2021 and we’ll be kicking things off with a fantastic free virtual event on the 25th of March. We’ll be joined by an incredible keynote guest as well as a speaker addressing climate change and a discussion panel that will set the scene for our three themed DataFest weeks – #OurFuture,

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DataFest 2021 Save the date 25th March

Save the date – DataFest 2021 launches on the 25th of March!

We’re delighted to announce that DataFest is returning for 2021 and kicks off on the 25th of March with a free virtual launch, including a keynote talk from a very special guest speaker. DataFest 2021 will feature events throughout the year, running from March to November, that will showcase some of the most innovative ideas,

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DataFest: Call for innovative data stories

DataFest 2021 – Call for Innovative Data Stories

Scotland has an enviable reputation of being at the cutting edge of innovative technology. At the heart of many of these incredible technological advancements is data and every year at DataFest we’re proud to showcase some of these innovations – 2021 will be no exception. The theme of DataFest 2021 is “Our Data”. In previous

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The women in tech who will be making DataFest20 a success

With International Womens Day coming on 8 March, we wanted to highlight some of the amazing women who will be giving talks at DataFest20 in March. We believe in the importance of gender balance at our events and always make sure that speakers and panels are as equally balanced as possible. There are no excuses for failing to equally represent both genders; the pool of talented women in the tech industry is vast and of a truly high calibre.

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Designing With Data: The Future of Videogames

What role does data play in designing, developing and running the world’s leading videogames? Data science company Effini has partnered with InGAME, the multi-million pound Innovation centre for games and media enterprise in Dundee, to discuss and debate this issue, as part of Data Fest 2020.

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Get the most from the DataFest app

The DataFest app comes back for DataFest20 to answer any and all of your DataFest related queries from the palm of your hand. We’d like to give you a better insight into the app so that you can make the most of it during all DataFest related events and activities.

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