Tag: data science

Getting Started in Open Source

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From Rebecca Bilbro: “The phrase ‘open source’ evokes an egalitarian, welcoming niche were programmers can work together towards a common purpose–creating software to be freely available to the public in a community that sees contribution as its own reward. But for data scientists who are just entering into the open source milieu, it can sometimes feel like an intimidating place…. And yet, open source development does have a lot going … Continue Reading

Global Artificial Intelligence Conference


Upcoming Event:  January 17-19, 2018 Santa Clara, CA From Global AI Conference’s website: “Global Big Data Conference’s vendor agnostic Global Artificial Intelligence(AI) Conference is for all industry verticals(Finance, Retail/E-Commerce/M-Commerce, Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech, Energy, Education, Insurance, Manufacturing, Telco, Auto, Hi-Tech, Media, Agriculture, Chemical, Government, Transportation etc.). It will be the largest vendor agnostic conference in AI space. The Conference allows practitioners to discuss AI through effective use of various techniques.” 2018 Agenda Registration

The Machine Learning Conference


Upcoming Event: November 10th San Francisco, CA From ML Conference website: “MLconf gathers communities to discuss the recent research and application of Algorithms, Tools, and Platforms to solve the hard problems that exist within organizing and analyzing massive and noisy data sets.” MLconf Blog 2017 Registration

Joint Statistical Meetings


2017 Event: July 29-August 3 Baltimore, MD From the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) website… “JSM (the Joint Statistical Meetings) is the largest gathering of statisticians held in North America. It is also one of the broadest, with topics ranging from statistical applications to methodology and theory to the expanding boundaries of statistics, such as analytics and data science. JSM also offers a unique opportunity for statisticians in academia, industry, and government to exchange ideas and explore opportunities for collaboration. Beginning … Continue Reading

TDWI Chicago Conference


Next Event: May 6-11, 2018 – Chicago, IL From TDWI Website: “In one week, at one location, you will get the most applicable training on your top data challenges from the industry’s most respected thought leaders and practitioners. Modernizing your data warehouse? Implementing cloud services? Working to develop a successful data architecture strategy for your self-service analytics and data science endeavors? Need to ensure your dashboards and KPIs are driving … Continue Reading

KDD (Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining)


2017 Event:  Halifax, Nova Scotia – August 13-17th  From KDD Website: “KDD 2017 is a premier interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data.” 2017 Schedule 2017 Videos  



2017 Event: July 29th-30th From PyOhio.org: “A FREE annual conference at the Ohio Union in Columbus, Ohio for Python programmers in and around Ohio, the entire Midwest, maybe even the whole world.” Videos from 2016  

Machine Learning Society


Upcoming Events Calendar From Machine Learning Society: “Who we are:  The Machine Learning Society is a global community of Data Scientists, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence experts committed to advancing innovations in Science, Technology and Culture. What we do: We host a variety of community building events designed to educate, engage, and inspire our community to push the boundaries of Artificial Intelligence research and application. MLS focuses on providing resources … Continue Reading

Artificial Intelligence Conference – O’Reilly


Upcoming Events: September 17-20, 2017 – San Francisco, CA April 29 – May 2, 2018 – New York, NY From Artificial Intelligence Conference: “What’s covered: Case studies of successful enterprise AI implementations Designing AI-enabled products or incorporating AI into existing data products Improvements in conversational interfaces—including chatbots, NPL, NLU, and speech Reinforcement learning & applying machine learning in highly dynamic environments Unlocking data through image recognition, computer vision, and classification and … Continue Reading

PyData – Seattle


2017 Event: July 5th – 7th From PyData Seattle:  “PyData conferences bring together users and developers of data analysis tools to share ideas and learn from each other. The PyData community gathers to discuss how best to apply Python tools, as well as tools using R and Julia, to meet evolving challenges in data management, processing, analytics, and visualization. We aim to be an accessible, community-driven conference, with tutorials for … Continue Reading