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What we do

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Promote and provide a forum for continuing professional development.

Encourage more young people to enter, and stay in, technology based business.

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Cambridge Data Science Summit

09-10 June 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Brought to you by Cambridge Spark and The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, The Cambridge Data Science Summit is a two-day multi-disciplinary conference on Data Science in practice.

Join us for technical talks from a range of distinguished speakers from research and industry, practical data science training and numerous networking opportunities to connect, develop new skills and gain insight into the constantly evolving field of data science.

  • The Gamma: Democratizing Data Science: Tomas Petricek, Alan Turing Institute
  • Social Dynamics: Daniele Quercia, Nokia Bell Labs
  • Topics in Mathematical Imaging and its Applications: Carola Schonlieb, University of Cambridge
  • Application of Machine Learning in Drug Discovery: Claus Bendtsen, AstraZeneca
  • Social media impact: what can Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing tell us about the users: Ekaterina Kochmar, University of Cambridge
  • Encrypted Deep Learning: Andrew Trask, University of Oxford
  • Data Science in Production: Shahzia Holtom, Pivotal
  • Search and Discovery at Lyst: Linda Uruchurtu, Lyst
  • Deep Learning at ARM: Leonardo Araujo, ARM

Enter the member discount code: COMPUTERLAB - for 10% off tickets

Register at

Date: Friday to Saturday, 9 - 10 June 2017, 9am - 5pm

Venue: Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SD (directions) - free car parking available