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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.

Data Science Salon for Healthcare, Finance & Technology

insideBIGDATA is pleased to announce that it is a Community Partner for the upcoming “Data Science Salon for Healthcare, Finance & Technology” virtual event (use special discount code: insideBIGDATA20 when registering). DSS Virtual Salon | Applying AI & Machine Learning to Healthcare, Finance & Technology is the only industry conference that brings together specialists in healthcare, finance and technology data science fields to educate each other, illuminate best practices, and innovate new solutions in a casual atmosphere.

Calling All Data Professionals: SQream Launches the Massive Data Video Challenge

SQream’s Massive Data Revolution Video Challenge is open to data leaders such as CIOs and CDOs, as well as practitioners including DBAs, Data Analysts, Data Engineers, Data Scientists. This article contains more information about the Massive Data Revolution Video Challenge, and video entries may be submitted by December 16th.

Data Con LA: Large Regional Data Tech Event Goes Virtual Oct. 23-25

Data Con LA, is the largest data conference for data and tech enthusiasts in Southern California. The event is now virtual, with several educational and networking opportunities. The Data Con LA virtual conference takes place from October 23rd to October 25th, 2020 and features keynotes, sessions, tutorials, and networking opportunities.

KDD 2020 Recognizes Winning Teams of 24th Annual KDD Cup

Across Four Competition Tracks, KDD Cup 2020 Tackled E-Commerce, Generative Adversarial Networks, Automatic Graph Representation Learning, Automated Machine Learning, Mobility-on-Demand (MoD) Platforms and Reinforcement Learning. KDD 2020, the premier interdisciplinary conference in data science, recognized over sixty winning teams in this year’s KDD Cup competition, which took place virtually Aug. 23-27, 2020.

KDD 2020 Celebrates Recipients of the SIGKDD Best Paper Awards

KDD 2020, the premier interdisciplinary conference in data science (which took place virtually Aug. 23-27, 2020), announced the recipients of the SIGKDD Best Paper Awards, recognizing papers presented at the annual SIGKDD conference that advanced the fundamental understanding of the field of knowledge discovery in data and data mining. Winners were selected from more than 2,000 papers initially submitted for consideration to be presented at the conference.

KDD 2020 Showcases Brightest Minds in Data Science and AI

The Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (ACM SIGKDD) will hold its flagship annual conference, KDD 2020, virtually, August 23-27. The KDD conference series, started in 1989, is the world’s oldest and largest data mining conference, and is the venue where concepts such as big data, data science, predictive analytics and crowdsourcing were first introduced.

UCLA DataFest Winners Announced, Presentations Posted

For the annual UCLA DataFest, student worked hard with data pertaining to the monumental challenge we are all facing: COVID-19. This year’s virtual version of ASA DataFest at UCLA brought forth unforeseen challenges and wonderful opportunities. This beloved tradition is generally a competition wherein groups of three to five students have just 48 hours to make sense of a huge data set and present their findings in five minutes, using just two slides.