DataFest 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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