Category Archives: Events

EDSA Plenary 2017

EDSA Partners met this week in Paris to discuss plans for the final stages of the project. The meeting, organised by Jean-Louis Liévin, President of ideXlab, considered new iterations of our skills Demand Analysis Dashboard, curriculum developments, progress on our Courses Portal, upcoming Machine Learning Bootcamps, and future directions of the project. The EDSA was […]

Machine Learning for Data Scientists – London Bootcamp

Our summer series of Machine Learning for Data Science Bootcamps got off to a flying start this week at the Open Data Institute in London. The Bootcamp, organised by Ali Syed at Persontyle and led by Mike Ashcroft, Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence at Uppsala University, covered key machine learning pre-processing and modelling processes in depth. […]

EDSA at the Open Education Global conference

The Open Education Global conference took place last week in the beautiful city of Cape Town. The European Data Science Academy was represented by Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK). Alexander presented a paper describing the project’s approach in using open courseware in order to bridge the Data Science skills gap across Europe. The European Data […]

ODI Pre-Summit Training Day 2016

As we emerge into the age of the web of data, data skills aren’t just a ‘nice to have’, but are necessary for any modern organisation. But being data skilled isn’t simply about being a spreadsheet wizard. It’s about understanding how and when data is useful, and using a mixture of strategic and practical skills […]

Deep Learning Using TensorFlow

Persontyle (EDSA partner), in partnership NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, are excited to announce this 2-day practical Deep TensorFlow Learning using TensorFlow workshop in London on 15-16 September, 2016. Deep learning is a hot topic in both academia and industry since it has recently dramatically improved the state-of-the-art in areas such as speech recognition, computer vision, […]

ESWC Summer School 2016

Between Monday 5th and Saturday 10th of September, the European Data Science Academy supported the 6th ESWC Summer School 2016 focused on providing intensive training and networking opportunities for the next-generation of scientists and researchers in the digital age. The summer school was located in Dubrovnik, Croatia and was dedicated on providing intensive workshops, talks, […]

The Responsible Data Science Seminar Series

On 15 September, the Responsible Data Science (RDS) initiative, a joint collaboration of expert researchers from 11 knowledge institutions across the Netherlands, hosts the first seminar in the context of the Responsible Data Science Seminar Series. The  Academisch Medisch Centrum (AMC), Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI), Delft University of Technology (TUD), Eindhoven University of Technology […]

EDSA at the European Data Forum 2016

The 2016 EDF conference was held to discuss and debate the issues and opportunities surrounding data in Europe, aiming to scale up the european data economy. The conference, which took place in the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands, occurred between June 29th and June 30th 2016 comprising of a large wealth of talks from world-renowned speakers […]

Summer Camp in Deep Learning, London

A new summer camp has been developed as part of the EDSA programme, highlighting the most important aspects of deep learning for data science projects. Ali Syed, founder and chief data scientist at Persontyle and key partner in the EDSA project, will be hosting the summer camp alongside a team from NVidia. You will practically learn […]