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DataFest21 - Data Tech 18 May 2021

DataFest21 Our Future speakers announced

We are delighted to announce the exciting line-up of speakers for Our Future, the first DataFest21 themed weeks of events. Our speakers include Robin Winsor – a highly influential futurist who is known for being both a playful and provocative agent of change – who will be discussing the role of artificial intelligence in the

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Competition open – free virtual Data Talent exhibition stands for startups

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.  Data Talent Scotland focuses on developing the skills that Scotland’s data talent need to help achieve Scotland’s data-driven future prosperity, and helping organisations access that talent by bringing together aspiring

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Data Tech Call for Showcase Submissions

*Deadline for submissions: Sunday 25th April* FREE tickets for those with Showcase posters at event   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

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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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