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Essex University - CSEE

Essex University - CSEE

Essex Big Data and Analytics Summer School

Start date/time :  24/07/17
End date/time :  04/08/17
Venue :  University of Essex, Colchester Campus, CO4 3SQ
Organiser name :  Institute for Analytics and Data Science
Organiser email :
Organiser tel :  +44(0)1206 873496

The Essex Big Data and Analytics Summer School provides a forum for business professionals, academics and students to explore the emerging fields of data science, analytics and big data.

The two-week event covers a range of topics that businesses will find interesting and useful; from methodologies and techniques to practical applications in business, health and other sectors.

  • Courses are delivered over parallel sessions
  • Keynote speeches
  • Social and networking events

As a business, you can opt to attend one or full two weeks. A typical course is six hours’ duration and may be at an introductory, intermediate or advanced level.

Big data courses for business
Here’s a hand-picked selection from the overall Summer School event that we think would be useful for you to attend, as a business – to view the full list of courses and find some more information please visit the Summer School website:    

Course Title: Introduction to data science
Speaker: Dr. Jochen Leidner
Organisation: Thomson Reuters

Course Title: Big data management systems for fun and profit
Speaker: Dr. Nikos Ntarmos
Organisation: University of Glasgow

Course Title: From Data Science to Decision Making
Speaker: Dr. Spyros Samothrakis
Organisation: University of Essex

Course Title: An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
Speaker: Professor Andrew Lovett
Organisation: University of East Anglia

Course Title: Best practice analytics
Speaker: Detlef Nauck
Organisation: BT

Course Title: Data science meets optimisation
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Parkes
Organisation: University of Nottingham

Course Title: Doing Data Science
Speaker: Harry Powell
Organisation: Barclays PLC

Course Title: How can Autonomous Cars see and understand their environment?
Speaker: Dr. Aura Hernandez
Organisation: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona


To find out more and register, please contact

Institute for Analytics and Data Science
University of Essex

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Organisation:  Essex University - CSEE