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The Data Science Conference – Day 2

April 21 @ 7:00 am - 4:15 pm

Day 2 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:

Friday, April 21

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

8:30-9:00 AM – Verizon: State of the Art Data Science for Data Driven Enterprise
Ksenija Draskovic, Head of Predictive Analytics & Data Scientist Group at Verizon Wireless

9:00-9:20 AM – Machine Learning and Data Science – The Applications for Industrial Processes
Devang Gandhi, Sr. Data & Analytics Scientist at GE Power

9:20-9:40 AM – Report from the trenches: poor data, non-random missingness and weakly fitting predictive models
Marco Huesch, Vice Chair of Radiology Research at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Associate Professor at Penn State College of Medicine

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

10:00-10:20 AM – Reproducible Data Science with R
David Smith R Community Lead at Microsoft

10:20-10:40 AM – Applying Topic Models to Uncover Unknown Unknowns in Unstructured Data
William Fehlman, Lead Decision Science Analyst at USAA

10:40-11:00 AM – Data Science driven insight, impact and innovation for CPG Industry
Payel Chowdhury, Associate Director–Data Science at The Clorox Company

11:00-11:20 AM – COFFEE BREAK

11:20-11:40 AM – Data Science and the Domestic Digital Divide
Rebecca Widom, Chief Data Scientist at The Bronx Defenders

11:40-12:00 PM – Challenges in Extracting Value from Data
Sarah Lukens, Data Scientist at Meridium from GE Digital

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 – User-centered design in data science
James Guszcza, US Chief Data Scientist at Deloitte Consulting

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

3:00-3:20 PM – Supply Chain Analytics
Shang Shang, Research Scientist II at Amazon

3:20-3:40 PM – Presentation Title Coming Soon!
Ying Lu, Data Scientist at Google

3:40-4:00 PM – Inferring edge correlations in multi-layered networks
Vikram Vijayaraghavan, Senior Member of Technical Staff at AT&T

4:00-4:15 PM – Concluding Remarks
Michael Tsiappoutas, Conference Chair

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

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

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Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
7:00 am - 4:15 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