Data Science Career Fair – 28 February

Organised by Amsterdam Data Science & Big Data Alliance

Have you heard? On Wednesday 28 February Amsterdam Data Science and the Big Data Alliance are organising a Data Science Career Fair for UvA and VU Master students.

The response has been incredible and we are thrilled to announce that over 200 studentsand 24 companies have registered for the event! The students attending have broad backgrounds including Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Econometrics, and Physics.

Workshops and speed-dating sessions will show students the many Data Science career options available. Who’s coming? Adidas, Anchormen, Birds.ai, Bol.com, Booking.com, CGI, Chipsoft, CQM, DatascienceLab, Dutch Analytics, eBay, Elsevier, GoDataDriven, KLM, KPMG, KPN, NewRelity, OPT/NET, ORTEC, Peace Tech Lab, Qualogy, Tapp, Tiqets, Viriciti. 

Want to find out more on the companies attending? Click the link below.

Participating companies Data Science Career Fair

 

The Programme

14:30-15:00: Registration

15:00-16:00: Workshops

  • (Room: Shark): ‘From fourier analysis to deep convents to use cases’ – I. Everts (GoDataDriven)
  • (Room: Day): ‘Experience the life of a data scientist in one hour’ – E. D’Acunto & R. Monné (ORTEC)
  • (Room: Inno): ‘Data science and AI in the real world’ – P. Hulsen (CQM)

16:00-16:30: Inspire sessions

  • (Room: Shark): What can I expect from an academic career? – C. van Son (VU) & A. Meroño (VU)
  • (Room: Inno): What are my options after my masters or PhD? – C. Zandvliet (Xomnia) & D. Graus (FD Mediagroep)

16:30-17:00: Inspire sessions

  • (Room: Shark): Want to start your own business? – Y. Bodnar (ACE) & M. Farzanehpour (SCITODATE)
  • (Room: Inno): Want to work at a government organisation? – J. Goilo (Datalab City of Amsterdam)

17:00-17:30: Quick Fire Pitches (Room: Day & Night)

  • Companies present their career opportunities in one minute

17:30-18:30 Speeddates (Room: Day & Night)

  • 7 minute blocks. Note: it is your responsibility to know your exact time slots

18:30-19:30: Beers, pizza & networking  (Room: Day & Night)