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The Data Science Conference – Day 1

April 20 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Day 1 of The Data Science Conference, a 2 day event hosted by NeoNorm. You must register with the event to book your seat.

Description: This conference is for business analytics professionals working in data science, big data, data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or predictive modeling who want to attend an event without being prospected by other attendees.

This professional-only conference puts “science” back into data science conferences while creating a ‘safe haven’ meeting space. No sales pitches; no sponsor booths; no recruiting; no overcharging you; no paid advertising; no email needed to see agenda/speakers; no selling your info; no extra charge for presentation slides. This is a conference, not an Expo.

More information: http://www.thedatascienceconference.com/

Agenda:

Thursday, April 20

7:00-8:30 AM – REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

8:30-9:00 AM – Opening Statement
Michael Tsiappoutas, Conference Chair

9:00-9:20 AM – Training and Credentialing in Data Science
Christopher Monsour, VP Analytics, Predictive Business Applications at CNA

9:20-9:40 AM – Examples of Creating Business Value using Predictive Models
Dana Ferguson, Senior Manager–Data Science at Allstate

9:40-10:00 AM – COFFEE BREAK (Morning snacks)

10:00-10:30 AM – What is the Analytic Maturity of Your Company and And Five Ways That You Can Improve It
Robert Grossman, Professor at the University of Chicago & Chief Data Scientist at Open Data Group

10:30-11:00 AM – Making AI Easy with Cognitive Models & Intelligent Bots
Anusua Trivedi, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft

11:00-11:20 AM – COFFEE BREAK

11:20-11:40 AM – Applied Data Science for Infrastructure at Facebook
Alessandro Panella and Giorgio Cavaggion, Data Scientists at Facebook

11:40-12:00 PM – Analytics in the Sky
James Manning, Analytics Manager at Air Canada

12:00-1:30 PM – NETWORK LUNCH (PROVIDED)

1:30-2:20 PM – DISCUSSION PANEL
PANELISTS ARE MEMBERS OF OUR ADVISORY BOARD

2:20-2:40 PM – Your Data Isn’t as Big as You Think It Is
Doug Hains, Applied Scientist at Amazon

2:40-3:00 PM – COFFEE BREAK (Afternoon snacks)

3:00-3:30 PM – Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: A Clinician–Data Scientist Perspective
Anthony Chang, Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer at Children’s Hospital of Orange County

3:30-4:00 PM – The Dark Side of Data
Yuval Dvir, Head of EMEA Online Partnerships at Google Cloud

4:00-4:20 PM – COFFEE BREAK

4:20-4:40 PM – On Organizing Data
Kourosh Dini, psychoanalyst and psychiatrist. MD

4:40-5:00 PM – Learning Science about Data Science
Gulrez Khan, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft

****You must register with the event to book your seat****

Register here: http://www.thedatascienceconference.com/shop

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Details

Date:
April 20
Time:
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Apache-Apex-Chicago/

Venue

Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL us

Organizer

Next Gen Native Hadoop Big Data Apex Users Group, Chicago