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Cyber Summit - Generation D: Data Scientists of Tomorrow


Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 7:00 MDT to Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 7:00 MDT


Cyber Summit 2015: Generation D — Data Scientists of Tomorrow is being organized by the not-for-profit organizations that run the Research and Education Networks in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba: Cybera, SRNet and MRNet.

Expected attendees include over 200 executives, managers, technical staff, and the visionaries who are shaping the future of next-generation IT in educational institutions, governments and startups across the Prairies.This cross-Prairies conference will focus on the evolving discipline of data science and how it affects all citizens, from children to professionals.

The digital citizens of tomorrow will have the option to base their actions and words on rich data and analysis — the Cyber Summit is an opportunity to find out why this is important, and how to get started.

The event will take place September 29-30, 2015 at The Banff Centre, with pre-conference workshops on September 28.

Keynote Speaker:
Kayur Patel
Google Research 

Kayur makes data science tools easier to use, and studies how people apply machine learning to solve problems and build software. As a researcher at Google, he spends a lot of time making data analytics accessible to more people, and has taught classes on visualization and data science, most recently the "Introduction to Data Science" course at Columbia University.