2nd Digital Data Science meetup

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It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the second

Digital Data Science Meet-Up (http://www.meetup.com/Digital-Analytics/events/226891431/)


Thursday, March 17th, 2016.

In this second edition, we are keen to explore the hard-core aspects of data science within the online and arena.

Why do we organize a Digital Data Science Meet-Up?

This meet-up is an initiative of Eduardo Barbaro, currently a data scientist at Mobiquity and Valentina Djoemai, Senior Consultant Digital Analytics at NEWPEOPLE. We all know that data science is leaving its footprint within the digital environment in many companies. However, there’s much discussion and debate about the impact it has in the business, as well as the implementation and usage of its outcomes. Therefore, we bring together specialists on all levels to discuss data science within the digital arena in its broadest sense. For this second edition we are proud to present the following line-up:


Roel Moradi (https://nl.linkedin.com/in/roel-moradi-53a391b)

is a Senior Consultant Product and Product Innovation at

Consultants in Quantitative Methods (CQM).

He is an energetic speaker and will present a business case on their Review and Rating Technology models. He currently leads CQMs internal big-data task force. Roel says:

"I love challenges and vague situations where I can make the difference."

Dr. Melanie J.I. Mueller (https://nl.linkedin.com/in/mjimueller)

is a Data Scientist at


She will deliver a great talk about the continuous cold start problem in e-commerce recommender system. Based on her algorithm, Melanie most likely already knows where you're spending your next holidays!

Tamas Szilagyi (https://nl.linkedin.com/in/tszilagyi)

is a Digital Analyst at


During his talk, he will answer the following question: "How Transavia Uses Decision Trees to Personalise, Cross, and Up-Sell?" Tamas will dive in detail on Transavia's predictive models and will guide us through their method.

Here's our timetable:

18:00 - 18:30: Walk-in, coffee and tea

18:30 - 19:00: 1st speaker Roel Moradi (CQM)

19:00 - 19:30: 2nd speaker Melanie Mueller (Booking.com)

19:30 - 19:45: Break (drinks and bites will be provided)

19:45 - 20:15: 3rd speaker Tamas Szilagyi (Transavia)

20:15 - 20:30: Questions and discussion

20:30 - 21:00: Drinks


We look forward to meeting you on the 17th of March. The meeting will take place at the Travix office in Amsterdam. Their office is centrally located at Piet Heinkade 55, 1019GM.

Please, R.S.V.P. to let us know if you can make it. We are eager to welcome you all but have limited space. Therefore, to ensure steady applications, we ask you to send Valentina ([masked]) an email confirming your presence!

Please also join our online group via this link (http://www.meetup.com/Digital-Analytics/events/226891431/).

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Eduardo Barbaro -[masked]


Valentina Djoemai -[masked]


Best regards and see you on the 17th!

Eduardo and Valentina