Already 13.300 € discount earned by our members

Get rewarded for your input !


We have already distributed 133 discount vouchers of 100€ to our members who took the DIS2016 Survey. Thank you for providing us this valuable input.

As you know #DIS2016 will take place on March 23 @AXA. Like every year we give free access to job seekers and student. On top of that we have also decided to award a 100€ discount to each person who fills in the survey.

  • more info here
  • check how to get your 100€ discount here
  • reserve your seat here
  • review the sponsoring possibilities here

How to get the 100€ discount #DIS2016


Here are the pieces of the jigsaw to solve the mystery on how to get the 100€ discount.

  • Response to the new (shorter) survey. Here is the link .
  • Allow the ‘paywithatweet’ app to help you share one post about #DIS2016 on linkedin. (you have the control of the text you publish)
  • Copy the discount code once you shared the good news.
  • Enter the discount code top right of the eventbrite screen.

It should not take you more than 10 minutes.

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How to get 20% Discount – Strata Hadoop London – 5-7 May

  •  The strata Hadoop conference is taking place in London on May 5,6,7.

  • Our community has received a special discount code. BDS20strata


Registration and discount code

The members of the Brussels data science community also receive a 20% discount to Strata + Hadoop World 2015 by using your unique code BDS20.
You can register here.

Travelling together ?

In Barcelona we had a nice Belgium delegation and we had a great time.

Let’s organize it again  so that we can travel together.

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Event – Strata Barcelona – 1 more !

We have just received this message. We are so close to a free pass & books. Who wants to go with extra discount?


Hi Gentlemen,

I wanted to let you know you are 1 discount code use away from earning a free 2-day pass to Strata + Hadoop World in Barcelona Nov. 19-21.

I’ll be announcing the winners on Friday. Best of luck!



Thank you for the nice Chocolate !

Dear Anonymous donor, thank you for the nice chocolate !

You are right, our community is a success and it should be rewarded.

nice present

Our community is doing good, thank you for engaging with us on twitter @datasciencebe , facebook and linkedin.

Here is a short update:

  • there is a huge waiting list for our hands-on about social network analysis
  • our next meetup about IoT has already 170 participants
  • Major companies are asking us to help to publish their job vacancies
  • We have been asked to present our activities at different events – SAS- Strata/Hadoop
  • We are planning a full day Innovation Summit in March !
  • We are close to 500 members , I’ll by the beers at our next meetup if we reach 500 by then. So don’t be nice to me, invite your friends to join. Make some noice !


Next Tuesday there is an interesting event that could interest you: Presenting the Agoria /TMAB event about bigdata and security. Ask Katleen for our ‘datascience’ reduction


Life is good to us, so let’s surf this wave as if it was the last one,  let’s build this community to something sustainable.I’m looking forward to meeting you in person again soon,


Philippe Van Impe
0477 23 78 42

Discount – Conference- Strata – Data Science & Big Data

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