Career Fast Track: Opportunities in Data Analytics and Data Science
Presented by General Assembly. Partnered with SGInnovate
Data Scientists and analysts are the hottest properties in technology. The data industry is booming. Skills are in high demand and a lack of skilled professionals means that you get to define your own career trajectory. Meet the experts working in these fields in Singapore, and learn about you can get in on the action and take steps forward in your career.
Date: 17 April 2018
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Venue: 32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911
6:30pm – 7:00pm: Registration and Networking
7:00pm – 7:45pm: Panel Discussion
7:45pm – 8:15pm: Q&A
8:15pm – 9:00pm: Networking
Prerequisite & Preparation:
No prerequisites needed – just an open mind and willingness to learn more about career opportunities in data! Even if you are not familiar with the industry, this panel will be a great introduction to the career possibilities in Singapore.
Educations Program Producer, General Assembly
Data Scientist, Thomson Reuters
Head Data Science, DBS Bank
You may also like the following:
Energy & Future of Mobility in a Connected World
Mobility takes up 30% of the global energy consumption. With digital technology and growth in e-commerce and platform-type of business models, mobility solutions are transforming. Join us at this panel discussion followed by a breakout session to discuss the future of mobility and what the sector can do to better address changing customer needs.Topics:
Quantum Computing: Hardware and Software Implementations, Challenges and Opportunities
This talk will focus on the hardware and software considerations of quantum computing. Dr Yvonne Yuan Gao, Scientist, A*Star will first provide an overview of the current hardware landscape and highlight some of the key challenges in realising universal quantum computing. The speakers will also discuss the appeal of a modular approach to scaling up quantum systems for greater computational power and complexity. Finally, we will look into some of the recent experimental progress in implementing quantum error correction, logical operations, and quantum algorithms using superconducting microwave circuits.Topics:
OpenGov published an article on how innovation and technology have contributed to the growth in Singapore’s tourism sector. The FinLab, a joint-venture between UOB and SGInnovate, announced its collaboration with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS) last year to help travel agencies advance their businesses through a digital transformation programme for businesses. Through a three-month acceleration programme, travel agencies learnt how to identify the areas that hinder growth and which can be resolved through technology. The STB also implemented measures to promote technology adoption and work towards smart hotels, aiming to boost productivity and create high value-added jobs to attract and retain talents in the hotel industry. Finally, Alipay, Sentosa and STB also announced the launch of Alipay’s payment solutions across 70 percent of the merchants that participate in the Sentosa Islander Membership programme, making Sentosa the first major integrated leisure destination in Singapore to go cashless for Chinese visitors.
Artificial intelligence is already a part of our everyday lives, but for it to truly make a difference it needs to understand human emotions, says Live with AI founder Pierre Robinet.
This article is written by Pierre Robinet, who is a senior consulting partner at Ogilvy Consulting and founder of Live With AI, an independent think tank based in Singapore.