32 Carpenter Street
Talk Data To Me: Learning Resources and Books for Data Analysts and Scientists
Organised by General Assembly. Partnered with SGInnovate
At this event, we host thought-leaders from the data community to discuss the possibilities that data brings to life. They’ll cover the best resources to start with data science and how to stay up to date.
Why It Matters:According to a Forbes article, “2017 will be the year big data goes mainstream … whether gathering data on the front end or making big decisions in the C-Suite, every single person in your organization must buy into the value [data] analytics brings”.
Data is everywhere, and it affects not only how we run our businesses, but how we live as individuals. Understanding the ways you can leverage data in your personal and professional life can help you find key insights, make smarter decisions, and elevate your career.
- Check-in & Networking 6:30 - 7:00 pm
- Panel/Lighting Talks 7:00 - 7:45 pm
- Q&A and Networking 7:45 - 8:30 pm
Learn how you can leverage data in your role — no matter the industry. Our expert panel will cover real-world scenarios in which data has driven business success, discuss how data can be a powerful weapon for problem-solving, and share their insights on exciting career opportunities in data.
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About the Instructors:
Stephen Tracy, Managing Director SE Asia, YouGov
Stephen is an award winning analytics and research practitioner, analytics evangelist, blogger, teacher, and all around designer of things made with data. He has more than ten years’ experience working in the field of digital analytics, primary research and data visualization. As the Head of Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia at YouGov, he is charged with overseeing the research and commercial teams, as well as driving growth through both operational and product innovation. Prior to joining the team at YouGov Stephen spent most of his career building analytics teams and capabilities at digital agencies, including MRM/McCann (IPG), WE Communications and SapientNitro (Publicis).
Stephen has a deep passion for teaching. He has served as an instructor with the Singapore Civil Service College and General Assembly, he frequently guest lectures at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and regularly speaks at industry events. During his spare time he also maintains a personal blog where he writes about business analytics, storytelling and data visualization at analythical.com.
Mrinal Daryani, Senior Product Consultant, Tableau Software
Mrinal has helped over a hundred clients across APAC adopt Tableau & scale it across the organization. If he's not playing with data, he's encouraging people to play with data. Prior to joining Tableau, he completed strategy consulting projects for the social sector.
Yoann Fol, CEO - Data Scientist, Dathappy
Yoann is a Digital enthusiast, human believer, nature lover and entrepreneur. He truly believes Data can help us to create good things!
After obtaining Sociology & Data Science diplomas, he has been 2 years a Big Data & Analytics consultant in France with missions on churn analytics for insurance, energy consumption forecasts for the national train company and others. He was, at the same time, a teaching assistant at Lyon 2 University providing descriptive statistics courses.
He then joined Solvay in Singapore, being the first Data Scientist of this chemical manufacturing MNC with 30k employees. From awareness to project realisation for all internal businesses & domains (industrial, research, sales, HR, etc.), he learned how to address Data innovation from the inside.
At the end of the 2 years contract, he decided to go for new adventures and created Dathappy, a Data Science consulting firm helping businesses in their Digital transformation. Dathappy has a social mission: make sure that no one is left behind. To realize that, B Corps, social enterprises, NGO and non-profit are a special target. In the meanwhile, partnerships with schools are built to help the reskilling and upskilling in coding & Data for all.
Glenn Low, Senior Strategist, Google
Made in Singapore: Health And Life Sciences Edition
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Singapore Session: Collaboration for Innovation
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Made In Singapore: Aerospace Excellence
Lauded as the inaugural “Aerospace City of the Future” by fDi (the intelligence portfolio of The Financial Times), Singapore boasts one of Asia’s largest and most diverse eco-systems with over 130 aerospace players, and is well positioned to build research activities, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, and aircraft manufacturing.
Health Futures: Data Security and Privacy
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Call for collaboration – Connect with Elsevier to innovate healthcare
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User Data should belong to the User!
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Orange Fab Asia Pitch Competition in Singapore 2018
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Morning Pitch Singapore: Robotics and Drones
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Blockchain Programming for Programmers – Session
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Blockchain Evening: Accelerating Global Enterprise Blockchain Adoption
The year 2017 was the year of experimentation as enterprises realized both the benefits and challenges of blockchain. 2018 will be a crucial stage for enterprises as they make a huge leap from proof-of-concept projects to full blockchain deployments.
MedTech Meetup for Start-ups
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Fundamentals of Deep Learning Workshop for Multiple Data Types
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Design a T-shirt: Think Geek, Think Deep
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