Data Fest News

10 New Speakers Announced for DataSumit19

Ten global experts in data science, including the BBC’s ‘face of space’ Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, have been announced as speakers at Data Summit, the two-day international conference that forms part of the data innovation festival, DataFest19, being held in Scotland this March.

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100 Days To DataFest – First DataSummit Speaker Announced

DataFest 19, the UK’s first two-week festival of Data Innovation in Scotland which kicks-off 100 days from today [Monday 3rd December], has confirmed the latest keynote speakers for its DataSummit and DataTech events. Dr Sue Black, Professor of Computer Science and Technology Evangelist at Durham University, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for DataSummit, the two-day international conference taking place in Edinburgh from 21st March.

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Announcing The Second Keynote of DataTech19: Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel

We are pleased to announce our second confirmed keynote speaker for DataTech19: Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel (Associate Professor of the Practice, Duke University, and Data Scientist + Professional Educator at RStudio). Mine’s work focuses on innovation in statistics and data science pedagogy, with an emphasis on computation, reproducible research, student-centered learning, and open-source education.

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DataFest18 – What A Week!

It’s been 2 weeks since Data Summit, and we would like to thank everyone who came to any of the events for being part of Scotland’s largest tech event. We would like to take this chance to share some updates and fun stuff with you

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