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Data Bites - Lunchtime Talks

Data BitesInterested in Big Data and how it can drive technological innovation? Heard a lot about Big Data but not sure what it is, what is actually being done with it and why it matters? If so, head to the Data Bites lunch time talks from leading specialists in the field. Discover some of the exciting things being done in Big Data and their practical applications for using it.

How does it work? It's simple: you bring your lunch and we provide an interesting talk with the best in the business. Data Bites is a great opportunity to network and get your questions answered by the experts.

This series of talks by leading researchers and practitioners is organised by the City Enterprise team and City’s Research Centre for Machine Learning in the Department of Computer Science. The talks have been running since 2014. It is designed to give students of Data Science and others access to first-hand information and experiences from industrial and other organisations, including well known names like Amazon, Thomson Reuters and the Home Office as well as smaller start-ups and consultancies. They all present their activities in the exciting field of data often with potential opportunities for placements and jobs.

If you would like to present your work and organisation, please get in touch with Christine Kemp or Dr Tillman Weyde.

Upcoming events

DateEvent TitleSpeakers
17th February 2017Building a Tech Start-up in London and Creating an NLP/AI App from Scratch.Rahul Powar, Mike Karliner, Chris Savvopoulos
27th January 2017Data Bites - AI and IndustryDaniel Hulme, Avida Hancock, Satalia Ltd
3rd February 2017Data Bites - Explanatory Data VisualisationJon Geraghty, Dunnhumby

Previous events

Date Event Title Speakers
16th November 2016 Data Bites - BenevolentTech Jerome Pesenti, CEO BenevolentTech
9th December 2015 Data Bites - Buzz Radar Jamie Scott, Data Scientist from Buzz Radar
25th November 2015 Data Bites - Home Office John Holland, Home Office
18th November 2015 Data Bites - BetBuddy Simo Dragicevic and Andrew Kelly, BetBuddy
11th November 2015 Data Bites - Thomson Reuters Andrew Merryweather, Thomson Reuters
21st October 2015 Data Bites - Amey Pedro Baiz, Amey
14th October 2015 Data Bites - Glue Reply Oscar Lizarazo Sandoval, Glue Reply
18th March 2015 Data Bites - Twizoo Madeline Parra, CEO, Twizoo
11th March 2015 Data Bites - YouGov Stephen Harmston, Head of YouGov Reports
25th February 2015 Data Bites - Cancer Research UK Su Crighton, IT Director
1st December 2014 Data Bites - Hailo app Philip Clarkson, Director of Data at Hailo
24th November 2014 Data Bites - Amazon Graeme Smith, Managing Director of Amazon’s Development Centre

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