Past Meetup

Practical Data Science

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Eureka HUB

359 Eastern Ave · Toronto, ON

How to find us

This event will take place in the downstairs event space within the Eureka Hub. The location is simple to reach using TTC streetcars 501, 502, and 503 (Queen St E at Broadview Ave).

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You are invited to meet with Data Science specialists and recruiters to learn about applications, jobs, and platforms in the Data Science space.

Registration is free and complimentary refreshments including pizza as well as beverages will be provided.

This event will include three presentations covering a broad spectrum of Data Science topics by technologists from RBC and Electric Brain as well as recruiting specialists from Shopify and Hays.

• Ehsan Amjadian, Ph.D. (Data Scientist @ RBC)
• Jane Qin (Recruiting Team Lead @ Hays)
• Sam Padilla Torres (Talent Acquisition Lead @ Shopify)
• Brad Arsenault (Founder & CEO @ Electric Brain)

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM - Registration and Professional Networking
6:10 PM - 6:15 PM - Welcome and Announcements
6:15 PM - 6:55 PM - Presentation - “Conversational Agents and Chatbots"
7:00 PM - 7:40 PM - Presentation - “Landing a Data Science Job: Recruiters’ Perspectives"
7:45 PM - 8:25 PM - Presentation - “Hyper-parameter Tuning with (Open-source) Hypermax"
8:25 PM - 8:30 PM - Professional Networking and Closing

These industry professionals are in a great position to share their knowledge about a wide variety of topics related to practical aspects of Data Science.

The format of this event will be practitioner-oriented presentations with sufficient time for questions and answers. Attendees will also get the opportunity to network with each other as well as with the host and the participants.

You are cordially invited to join us in Eureka Hub for our first event of 2019.

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