Data Science Summit: Harness the Full Potential of Data Science | SGInnovate
June 23


32 Carpenter Street
Singapore 059911

Data Science Summit: Harness the Full Potential of Data Science

Presented by BestTop, Coding Girls, Lifelong Learning Institute. Partnered With SGInnovate

The Data Science Summit is an annual event bringing together the data science community in Singapore, to discuss ways to harness the full potential of data science and machine learning. The agenda is suited to guide you through the process of extracting knowledge from data by using the latest methodologies, tools and algorithms.

Date: 23 June 2018
Time: 13:30 – 16:30
Venue: 32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911

13:30 – 14:00: Registration
14:00 – 14:05: Opening
14:05 – 14:30: Keynote 1 - Building Data Products for Operational Impact 
14:30 – 14:55: Keynote 2 - Leveraging on Machine Learning and AI
14:55 – 15:20: Keynote 3 - From Old School to New School: The Evolution of Data Science
15:20 – 15:45: Keynote 4 - How Data Science Multiplies E-Commerce Sales
15:45 – 16:30: Panel Discussion - Harness the Full Potential of Data
16:30 onwards: Networking

Speakers and Moderator:
Allen Zhou, ex-CRM Data & Analytics Manager at Uber
Allen is a cross-disciplinary data professional with more than six years of experience working in a diverse range of domain areas including Tech, Investment Banking, and Wealth Management; leveraging his knowledge in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, CRM Analytics, Investment Analytics, Business Intelligence, Financial Modelling, Company Valuation, and Portfolio Management.

Troy James Palanca, Senior Data Analyst, Lead (Data Science / Driver) at Uber
Sr Data Analyst (Data Science / Driver Growth & Experience) at Uber Asia Pacific, managing end-to-end data science workflows from problem definition all the way to decision, action, or production; as well as leading a team of analysts in their own deliveries, ultimately changing the way Asia Pacific moves and thrives.

Shannon Chan, Data Scientist at Carousell
Shannon is a Data Scientist at Carousell. He helped to kickstart and build up the Data Team in Carousell, now including data analysts for product teams and business intelligence. Currently, he focuses building predictive models with TensorFlow and Cloud ML services for Ads Targeting and Search in Carousell. Prior to Carousell, he was with Nitrous.IO at Silicon Valley for a year as part of NUS Overseas College.

Sylvain Truong, Data Scientist at Sephora
Sylvain joined Sephora Digital as a Data Scientist to build smart e-commerce products. His main interests lie in recommendation engines, marketing attribution modelling, cloud architectures and tensorflow. Previous to that, Sylvain earned his MSc. degrees from ENS Paris Saclay and Mines ParisTech, with a final dissertation on text-to-speech synthesis.

Dr. Tony Jin, CEO at BestTop
Tony is the CEO of BestTop and alumni of the world's largest startup accelerator - Founder Institute.  Prior to BestTop, he worked as Graduate Trainee in the Royal Bank of Singapore. He received his PhD from the National University of Singapore. He researched innovation management and published several papers in leading academic journals. His work won the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013 award.

Topics: Data Science / Data Analytics

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