16–17 May 2017 |Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Data is Everywhere: Collaborate with experts to implement the right data education into your curriculum.
Business demand for graduates with data analytics knowledge and skills has exploded, while the field itself is still evolving and changing rapidly, with new strategies, tools, and techniques coming online daily. Attend this highly interactive seminar with experts from the field. The seminar includes topics such as building data science ecosystems, designing data science curricula, panel discussion on challenges and issues in data science at business schools, and much more.
This event will feature the following sessions:
In both projects B-schools work together with Statistics, Econometrics, OR, Computer Science/AI and other departments from multiple universities
- Building Data Science Teams in the industry: the EU EDISON project on job profiles, knowledge & skills and academic curricula
Yuri Demchenko (University of Amsterdam and EDISON Lead Team) http://edison-project.eu
- Incubator Facilities for Data Science Start-ups from students and academic staff
Erik Boer (Director of Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship) and presentations by Data Science start-ups http://www.ace-venturelab.org/
- Experiences from Teaching a Practical Course on Blockchain to B-students
Tobias Disse and Thom Bergman (Berkeley Blockchain Initiative) https://blockchain.berkeley.edu/
- Panel Discussion on Challenges and Issues in Data Science at B-school
Led by Michael MacDonnell