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Highlands Data Meetup March

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come along and join our new vibrant and growing community of data enthusiasts in the Highlands!

We meet quarterly in An Lochran and are for anyone interested in data, data science, AI, technical developments or organisational implications of taking a data driven approach. Come along, find out more and join our community.

We will kick off at 5pm for food and drinks.

The Data Lab is delighted to welcome a trio of speakers from LifeScan Scotland on the Data Lifecycle in the Medical Device Industry, and John Straw, who will talk about how automation powered by AI will drastically change business structure and business processes.

5.00pm: buffet and drinks
5.30 to 6.15pm:
The Lifecycle of SMBG Customer Data – David Mccoll, Staff Scientist & Andrew Finlayson, Principal Engineer
Predicting Product Performance in the hands of the customer – Jeffrey Rodger, Staff Statistician
The Manufacturing Data Map – David Morris, Staff Scientist Manufacturing Engineering
6.15 to 7.00pm:
How automation powered by AI will drastically change business structure and business processes – John Straw

LifeScan Scotland has more than 35 years continuously moved diabetes care forward through advancing technologies and developing products defined by simplicity, accuracy, and trust. From OneTouch® brand blood glucose meters, test strips, and lancets to integrated digital systems, therapeutics, and hospital point-of-care systems, LifeScan is committed to offering best-in-class products and technology-driven solutions.

John is a serial technology entrepreneur who has started and sold several businesses – including one to Microsoft. He is a leading speaker on disruptive innovation and technology and talks in a style which is easy to understand and awe-inspiring, making him a frequent public speaker and prolific author of iDisrupted book and blog.

The Data Lab acts as a catalyst, supporting the community to blaze new trails, solve big problems, and lead on the world stage.

We do not work in isolation to move data science forward in Scotland, but rather with our network of partners and the wider data science community. We help to make things happen with our community, not just for them, and we encourage collaboration as a driving force for innovation.

Sponsored by HIE and The Data Lab


March 12
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An Lochran
Inverness, GB
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