9th RecSys London event - hosted by Lyst

RecSys - London
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Welcome to 2020, everyone! Time for a RecSys event...

DATE
Wednesday 26th February, 6pm.

HOSTED BY
Lyst

ORGANISED BY
Bibblio and Buzzfeed

ARRIVAL
Lyst, The Minster Building, 7th Floor, 21 Mincing Lane, London, EC3R 7AG
Please use the ground floor entrance, and not the upper ground floor from Minster Court. This is where the reception is located so you can sign in and receive your visitor pass.

AGENDA
6pm onwards: Arrival, food, drinks and networking.

Welcome by Dr Mahbub Gani, Lead Data Scientist, Bibblio and introduction from Lyst.

"Next Best Action: the FT Approach to Data-Driven Engagement Personalisation"
A talk by Adam Gajtkowski, Data Scientist, Financial Times.

"Content Based Recommendations: Dealing with the Paradox of Choice"
A talk by Mark Gannaway, Staff Software Engineer, BuzzFeed.

Break for refreshments and networking.

"How Lyst serves recommendations with low latency, at scale"
A talk by Joseph Provost, Tech Lead, Lyst.

RSVP
Do you want to bring guests? Have them become a member of the group - it's all free.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
- Adam Gajtkowski, Data Scientist, Financial Times -
Adam holds degrees in Economics & Econometrics and Statistics. His previous experience includes an economics placement at the Office for National Statistics and a Data Science position at the Institute for Apprenticeship and Technical Education (DfE).
https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-gajtkowski

- Mark Gannaway, Staff Software Engineer, BuzzFeed -
Mark works on recommender system prediction pipelines and supporting practitioners with running and scaling their models in production. Prior to BuzzFeed, Mark worked at Hailo building a variety of predictive services for the ride hailing platform.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-gannaway-05577a3a/

- Joseph Provost, Tech Lead, Lyst -
Joseph designs and writes code, designs systems, and leads and manages teams to get things shipped and running in the real world. He enjoys scaling and optimising large distributed systems.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/provostjoe/

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