Toronto Data Science Group, Technical Edition

6:00 to 6:15pm: Mingle and make sure the A/V equipment is working, speakers are good to go.

6:25pm: Welcomes and Thank You – and around the room – who’s here?

6:35pm:

Presentation 1:
Data Science Meets Engagement Science
Brian Cugelman, PhD, Director and Senior Consultant (AlterSpark Corp.)
Tavis Lochhead, Online Marketing and Research Specialist (AlterSpark Corp.)

Presentation 2:

Understanding Particle Filters with Intuition

Ricky Fok, Post-Doc in theoretical physics, York University.

7:35pm: Questions and Answers

7:55pm: Conclusion

8:00pm: Exit & After Event Off-Site (Charlotte Room possibly if large group, Barhop if small group)


(I'm out of speaking slots.)

The Toronto Data Science Group alternates between generalist events and developer focused events. This will be the Fourth technical event.

Both audiences, those who are interested in data science, and those who are practitioners of data science are invited, and can both expect to learn something new.

Attendees can expect to learn what data science is, its applications, and what's going on in Toronto's data science community. Significant 'getting to know you' time is deliberately set aside.



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  • Ricky

    I have just uploaded my talk in PDF format. https://github.com/rfok/Particle-Filter/blob/master/TDSG_talk.pdf

    Thanks Chris for giving me a chance to talk!

    May 2, 2013

  • Richard W

    I enjoyed the presentations and the discussions that they spawned afterwards. Looking forward to the next event.

    May 2, 2013

  • Brian C.

    I you didn't get enough persuasive design, I have two upcoming training sessions: http://digital-psychology.eventbrite.ca

    Grateful if you could share.

    May 2, 2013

  • Vanessa S.

    Great meetup, thanks for organizing it Christopher.

    1 · May 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi,
    Learnt late of this kind opportunity.
    Sorry for not being able to make it.
    it's about 8pm now.

    Hope i will be ontime nest time.

    May 1, 2013

  • David T.

    Sorry... came off the wait list too late.

    May 1, 2013

  • Paul N.

    sorry - work emergency came up

    May 1, 2013

  • Adam M.

    I have a conflict. I have to present to the Jaspersoft group. Enjoy.

    May 1, 2013

  • Adam M.

    Looking forward to it...

    April 28, 2013

  • Ali B.

    Unfortunately I won't be able to make it to the meeting.

    April 28, 2013

  • brett m.

    Is this what is being discussed? sounds pretty cool....

    http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~arnaud/doucet_johansen_tutorialPF.pdf

    April 28, 2013

  • brett m.

    oh, i love technical info.... tell me more!

    1 · April 28, 2013

  • Christopher B.

    Please note that this is a technical edition Toronto Data Science Group. If you are not comfortable with being uncomfortable with technical material, you will not enjoy yourself. Fairly warned. Space at Mozilla is limited, if you can't make it, please unregister so I can open up the waiting list. Thank you for the interest and support. :)

    1 · April 28, 2013

  • Anna S.

    Would like to see how data science and online marketing could be used together

    April 28, 2013

  • Sergei S.

    It sounds interesting, would like to come with my wife Anna

    April 28, 2013

  • Darryl M.

    A lot of Canadian companies need to start collecting their little data before they can get in the big data game.

    April 25, 2013

  • James S.

    WoooT! Data!

    1 · April 17, 2013

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