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Data Con LA 2021 is Coming! Best Regional Data Conference

The Data Con LA schedule is now available and the list contains leaders in various well-hyped industries. Spearheaded by Subash D’Souza and organized and supported by a community of volunteers, sponsors and speakers, Data Con LA features the most vibrant gathering of data and technology enthusiasts in Los Angeles.

KDD 2021 – Largest International Data Science Conference to Showcase the Latest in Knowledge Discover and Data Mining

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) announced KDD 2021, the group’s flagship conference, will take place virtually Aug. 14-18. The premier interdisciplinary data science conference, KDD 2021 will bring together researchers and practitioners from data science, machine learning, big data and artificial intelligence to fuel the innovation of tomorrow.

Webinar: Using External Data to Accelerate Business in a Post-Vaccinated World

Join this webinar to learn how companies are developing insights to better prepare for growth opportunities, improve business performance and mitigate risk in a post-pandemic economy. Wednesday, June 24th, 2021 at 11:00 AM PT (2:00 PM ET)

Can Data Scientists Produce Fair and Accurate Recidivism Forecasts?

The U.S. National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) “Recidivism Forecasting Challenge” (the Challenge) aims to increase public safety and improve the fair administration of justice across the United States. The Challenge offers an opportunity for contestants to win prize money totaling over $700,000 for their development of a recidivism forecasting model using data provided by NIJ. The winning Challenge forecasts will be used to help improve recidivism rates, the likelihood of a past criminal offender to reoffend, and inform policies and practices.

KDD 2021 Data Science Conference Will Convene Aug. 14 – 18, 2021

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) announced KDD 2021, the group’s flagship conference, will take place virtually Aug. 14-18. The premier interdisciplinary data science conference, KDD 2021 will bring together researchers and practitioners from data science, machine learning, big data and artificial intelligence to fuel the innovation of tomorrow.

Tecton Announces Line-Up for First Annual Machine Learning Data Engineering Conference – apply()

Tecton, the enterprise feature store company, announced the line-up for apply(), a virtual conference that it is hosting on data engineering for applied machine learning (ML) April 21 – 22. apply() is a practitioner-focused community event for data and ML teams to discuss the practical data engineering challenges faced when building ML for the real world

Microsoft Azure AI for Health Initiatives

Let’s invent the future together! Join Microsoft Azure and NVIDIA, grow your expertise, and help shape what’s next for technologists, AI innovators, and creators at GTC 2021.There are amazing opportunities for everyone. Registration is free … what are you waiting for?

How Third-party Data Can Enable Better Business Insights

Join this virtual event with Stephen Orban, author of Ahead in the Cloud and General Manager of AWS Data Exchange. He will lead a panel discussion with AWS customers to discuss the innovative techniques being used in data pipelines, with data analysis, and for data visualization. You will hear about real-world initiatives and breakthroughs being enabled by third-party data.

Eight Awardees Announced as Part of $10 Million data.org Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

data.org announced the eight global awardees of the $10 million Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge. Launched in partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation, the Challenge will tackle society’s greatest challenges by harnessing the power of data science to help people and communities thrive.

Open Source Innovations to Be Unveiled at Subsurface LIVE Winter 2021 Cloud Data Lake Conference

Dremio, the innovation leader in data lake transformation, announces the speaker lineup and full agenda for Subsurface LIVE Winter 2021, a two-day, live conference about the future of the cloud data lake industry. The virtual event takes place January 27-28, 2021, and features keynotes from senior executives of AWS, Tableau and Dremio, as well as 30+ technical sessions on the open source innovations, trends and strategies driving cloud data lake transformation and architectures.