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Panel Discussion

Data Science Toronto | Workplace Outputs of Machine Learning, Deep Learning & AI

Thursday July 26th, 2018

6:15 - 8:00 PM

460 King St W

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$45.00

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Looking to explore data science as a career? Interested in learning from individuals leading in the fastest growing and demanded job in technology? Data Scientist roles have increased by 650 percent since 2012, while 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created on a daily basis. 

The field of data science involves complex disciplines such as machine learning, deep learning, statistics, mathematics and more to ultimately extract insights from data. Data science makes use of predictive causal analytics, prescriptive analytics and the aforementioned disciplines to make predictions–and more importantly, decisions. With data now being at the center of all business decisions, it has become increasingly important for every industry to understand their data to optimize their business.

Join us for a discussion with expert Data Scientists where we’ll discuss the real-world applications and futures of machine learning, deep learning and AI. Our panelists will share about their education, current roles, transition stories and frequently used tools.

*Event is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Speakers

Jansen Sullivan

Jansen Sullivan

Founder and Chief Data Officer

Jansen has a passion for telling great stories through data and believes that marketing doesn't end at the delivery of creative, but rather what happens after we gain a deeper understanding of the customer. His work in data analysis has spanned over 5 years, beginning as an Analyst at Massive Insights and evolving into an account management and Strategist role. Jansen's expertise span from measurement plans, data capture methodology, insight creation, data aggregation, strategy and execution.

Lindsay Farber, PhD

Lindsay Farber, PhD

Senior Data Scientist at MoneyKey

Jeremy Gray, PhD

Jeremy Gray, PhD

Lead Full-time Data Science Educator

Jeremy is the lead educator for the Full-time Data Science program at BrainStation. He previously worked as a Senior Data Scientist in the R&D department at Precima. Prior to that, he taught biostatistics and worked as a postdoc total researcher at the University of Toronto. He received his PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Auckland.

Sina Shahandeh, PhD

Sina Shahandeh, PhD

Director of Data Science and Analytics

Sina has contributed to variety of startups in the Toronto ecosystem by creating and leading data science teams. He has been Director of Data Science at ecobee Inc, a pioneer of IoT and smart home technology. Previously he was Director of Data Science at Influitive and Lead Data Scientist of Terapeak. Prior to that, he has founded a software company for analysing microscopic images used by hundreds of research universities. Sina’s background is in scientific computing with PhD from the University of British Columbia. His publications in prestigious scientific journals have been selected as "featured articles", and received the James Clerk Maxwell Young Writers Prize.

Rebecca Tessier

Rebecca Tessier

Data Science Lead at Shopify

Rebecca is a Data Science Lead at Shopify, one of Canada's fastest growing tech companies. She has a MMath from the University of Waterloo specializing in Combinatorics and has done mathematics research at McMaster, UWaterloo, & the Fields Institute. She has worked in the Data Science field for over 5 years specializing in building statistical models and developing full stack data science teams.

 

Topics of Discussion

  • Data Science technologies such as machine learning, deep learning and predictive models
  • Key techniques such as Churn modelling, Python, linear models, decision trees, prototyping and recommendation engines
  • Collaboration and problem solving with other teams
  • Application to various industries from Marketing to Accounting to eCommerce
  • Measuring the success of Data Science solutions

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Insights from industry experts

Snacks & refreshments at our campus

Networking opportunity with like-minded professionals

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460 King St W
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K7

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Thursday July 26th, 2018

6:15 - 8:00 PM

460 King St W

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