Workshop 1
12 December 2017

Power BI – Dashboard in a Day:

Presenter: David Moss, MVP Data Platform and Freelance Data Guru.

“Power BI – Dashboard in a Day” is a day-long instructor led, hands-on tutorial with guided exercises to accelerate understanding how to use Microsoft Power BI www.powerbi.com to connect to, gather and transform data, build real data models, create visualizations to gain insights and culminating in creating and sharing Power BI dashboards & apps, with the end goal of leaving the workshop with a solid foundational knowledge of Power BI and a working dashboard of data.

David Moss is a freelance Azure & Power BI Solutions Consultant and Trainer @wottabyte, and a Microsoft MVP (Most Valued Professional). He helps organisations get quicker access & better understanding of their data using Azure tools & Power BI. He is also a BI Tableau analyst & developer. He is traditionally a Business Intelligence analyst & BI developer with systems accountant & big data ecosystem experience, including Machine learning, R & predictive analytics.

Workshop 2
14 December 2017

Bootcamp – Teaching a Computer to Read:
Introduction to predictive modeling and deep learning

Presenter: Kasper Van Lombeek; Rockestate

1) Introduction to statistical learning
2) How far do we get with human based decision rules?
3) Can a computer find better decision rules?
4) What if we would combine hundreds of decision trees?
5) Introduction to deep learning
6) Building a neural net with Tensorflow

Kasper Van Lombeek is a passionate statistician. After working very hands-on in the offshore wind industry, he realized he was stuck with his Excel files and went to study statistics. Over the last few years he has been focussing on lots of other aspects regarding data science, such as building interactive applications. He co-founded the company Rockestate, which applies AI on open geo data. The combination of open geo data with internal data of a bank, insurance or energy company brings radical change in the way risk is managed and products are priced.

Price for the Workshops

For combined discounted price of the conference “Data Visualization Summit” and the workshop / workshops, please contact aqeela@unicom.co.uk or mukulika@unicom.co.uk

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