2015 Boston Data Festival
September 17-24, 2015

Boston's third annual Data Festival brings together the meetup community, entrepreneurs, VCs and others to highlight its data-centric scene.
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Kickoff event

Kickoff event speakers Andy Palmer and Owen Zhang started the week with two excellent talks at Thomson Reuters.

 

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“Think more, try less” suggested Owen Zhang, Kaggle Competition Leader, who shared his philosophy and a bag of tricks to help you win at data science competitions.
 


Thomson Reuters in the Seaport District provided a modern space for the kickoff event.

Talks

We had talks on topics from “Quantifying Uncertainty: Evaluating Trading Algorithms using Probabilistic Programming” by Thomas Wiecki to “Big But Personal Data: How Human Behavior Bounds Privacy and What We Can We Do About It” by Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye.

 

Click here for the full list of our 2014 Event speakers.
 

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Workshops

We had well-attended workshops on Python Scikit-learn as well as practical Bayesian Analysis.

 

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Participants

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