Next Meetup – December 18th @ VUB – Big Data & Data Science

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I’m please to invite you to our next meetup focused on Big Data and  Data Science.

Here is the agenda:

Dedicated session on Big Data. Our friends from bigdata.be wil explain what issues that terabites of data bring and what architectures are required to be able to manage it. We will have Agoria talking about key projects they support where data analytics plays  a major role, followed by talks from companies involved in BigData projects.

Agenda:

•18:30 Update on resent activities and evolutions by Philippe Van Impe

• 19:00 Wim Van Leuven about Big Data and the influence of data science

• 19:30 Daan Gerits about the technological challenges around BigData and how the ideal IT architecture should look like

• 20:00 Ferdinand Casier about 2 running projects at Agoria (EluciDATA and Made Different) where companies of different sectors are supported in their data innovation and data analytics challenge..

• 20:45 Karim Douïeb The pro & cons of the open-source data analytics cluster computing framework called Spark. How it is helping us to perform analytics on large amount of telco/banking data. How to convey the insights provided by this analysis through data visualisation using D3.js

• 21:30 Networking in Kultuurkaffee – X-mas party !

Big Data & Data Sciences

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014, 6:30 PM

VUB – lokaal D.0.02 – max 170 plaatsen !
Pleinlaan 2 B-1050 Brussel Brussels, BE

95 Business & Data Science pro’s Attending

Dedicated session on Big Data. Our friends from bigdata.be wil explain what issues that terabites of data bring and what architectures are required to be able to manage it. We will have Agoria talking about key projects they support where data analytics plays  a major role, followed by talks from companies involved in BigData projects.Agenda:•18:…

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Bigdata.be seminar – Jared Lander –

Jared Lander will be talking Thursday at the Bigdata.be meetup.

DataScience meetup

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014, 7:30 PM

Flanders DC
Diestsevest 76 Leuven, BE

32 Big Data geeks Went

For one of our projects at BigBoards, we’re having Jared Lander over from the USA next week. Jared is a rockstar data scientist, author of R for Everyone, Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and meetup organizer with +3900 members! He’ll be presenting about Backends for BigData in R. More details at http://www.linkedin.com/in/jaredlanderA few…

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  • Thursday, June 26, 2014, 7:30 PM

    Flanders DC, Diestsevest 76, Leuven (map) 

  • For one of our projects at BigBoards, we’re having Jared Lander over from the USA next week. Jared is a rockstar data scientist, author of R for Everyone, Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and meetup organizer with +3900 members! He’ll be presenting about Backends for BigData in R. More details at http://www.linkedin.com/in/jaredlander

    A few days ago, we met the guys from DataCamp.com, an online learning environment for data science and statistics. We have asked them to present themselves as that seemed a natural fit with Jared.

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Jared Lander is the Founder and CEO of Lander Analytics a data science consultancy based in New York City, the Organizer of the New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup and an Adjunct Professor of Statistics atColumbia University.  With a masters from Columbia University in statistics and a bachelors from Muhlenberg College in mathematics, he has experience in both academic research and industry.  His work for both large and small organizations ranges from music and fund raising to finance and humanitarian relief efforts.

He specializes in data management, multilevel models, machine learning, generalized linear models, data management and statistical computing.  He is the author of R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics, a book about R Programming geared toward Data Scientists and Non-Statisticians alike.

For a sample of previous work please see the Projects page and for a selection of talks he as delivered please visit the Talks page.