Category Archives: Events

Data and Computing Skills for Digital Science and Society

The European Big Data Value Forum 2017 took place on November 21-23 in Versailles, Paris. This event has served as a platform, as well as a business and technology oriented showcase and exhibition space for the Big Data Value ‘Public Private Partnership’ established by the European Commission and the European data stakeholders, represented by the Big […]

Data Science Summit 2017

The Annual Data Science Summit, organised by EDSA partner, the Data Science Center Eindhoven (DSC/e) takes place on December 4, 2017. The aim of the Summit is to connect industry (managers, data scientists, etc.) with researchers. It includes a keynote, and invited talks by each of the five research programs run by the DSC/e: Customer Journey, […]

ICL2017: Teaching and Learning in a Digital World

The 20th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL 2017) took place last week in Budapest, Hungary. This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the exchange of relevant trends and research results, as well as the presentation of practical experiences in the fields of Interactive Collaborative Learning and Engineering Pedagogy. Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) was […]

Machine Learning for Data Scientists Bootcamp comes to Paris

We’re very excited to announce that the third in our highly successful Machine Learning for Data Scientists Bootcamp series is coming to Paris next month – hosted by IdexLab on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 October. This 2-day practical bootcamp is aimed at newcomers to machine learning as well as those looking to upgrade their skills. You’ll get […]

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, […]