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April 2020

Amazon Early Insights

April 15 - April 17
Amazon Development Centre Scotland, 2-4 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG

Amazon Early Insights is a three-day program that provides women in their early years of undergraduate study with the opportunity to attend talks and workshops delivered by Amazon Software Engineers. Students will hear from experts working on projects that benefit Amazon customers around the world with the eventual aim of participating in a two-day hackathon. ... Read more

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CoronaHack – AI vs. Covid-19

April 18 @ 9:00 am - April 19 @ 8:00 pm
Local Globe, 2, Brill Place Kings Cross, London, NW1 1DX
London, NW1 1DX GB
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A virtual hackathon bringing together Biomedical and data scientists to explore ways to combat CoronaVirus. Please join us for this high profile hackathon designed to accelerate approaches to monitoring, diagnosing and controlling the CoronaVirus. This event will shortly go virtual through a platform with full access to covid-19 datasets and other technology. You will work ... Read more

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Postponed – EiE2020

April 23
Bayes Centre, The University of Edinburgh, 47 Potterrow, Edinburgh, EH8 9BT
Edinburgh, EH8 9BT GB
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EIE is the premier technology investor showcase. Our annual EIE conference features the most promising innovative, data-driven high growth companies, seeking funding from seed to series A.

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May 2020

Bringing Space Down to Earth

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Royal Society Of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ
Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ GB
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RSE/RAEng Event Satellite data services are integrated into many aspects of our lives, from satellite navigation through to environmental monitoring. A panel of experts will discuss the broad range of ways in which space technology is used and how Scotland is helping lead the way in developing the space technologies of the future. This is ... Read more

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When Humanities Met Data Science: Tales From the Turing

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Inspace, 1 Crichton St University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB
Edinburgh, EH8 9AB GB
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David Beavan (The Alan Turing Institute) discusses Living with Machines, a digital humanities project rethinking the Industrial Revolution. * PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE AND VENUE *How can the Humanities and Data Science best work together on research? The Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence, is engaged in several ... Read more

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“What on Earth is the Edinburgh International Data Facility?”

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
G.03, Bayes Centre, 47 Potterrrow, Edinburgh, EH8 9BT
Edinburgh, EH8 9BT GB
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Rob Baxter, EIDF Programme Manager, will give an overview of the Edinburgh International Data Facility. EPCC, the supercomputing centre at based at the Bayes Centre, is building the advanced data facility that will underpin the £660 million Data-Driven Innovation (DDI) programme of the Edinburgh & South East Scotland City Region Deal.The Edinburgh International Data Facility ... Read more

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Impact Summit 2020 – ONLINE

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SWG3, 100 Eastvale Pl, Stobcross Rd
Glasgow, G3 8QG United Kingdom
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Impact Summit is an annual event that brings together some of the brightest minds of our time. We give a platform to the people shaking things up, changing the status quo, and using purpose-driven business models as a means of tackling global challenges.

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Petar Jandrić ‘Viral modernity: Covid-19 and the promise of open science’

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Charteris Land, room 2.03, Moray House School of Education Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH88AQ
Edinburgh, EH88AQ GB
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Exploring the principles of open science in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Professor Petar Jandrić, Zagreb University of Applied Sciences, CroatiaAbstractAccording to the World Health Organisation (2020), “the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) (…) was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019”. 30 days later, on 31 January 2020, UK’s ... Read more

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June 2020

Cancelled – Data and the end of the medical professional as we know it

June 8 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Playfair Library Hall, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL
Edinburgh, EH8 9YL GB
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Has current medical practice run its course? Will docs be replaced by bots? Let's explore these challenges in health and social care data. Health and social care are data-intensive industries. The best medical practice should be based on up-to-date evidence to inform policy and intervention and allow treatments to be tailored to each individuals. Health ... Read more

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IA2020 – 2nd Annual Intelligent Automation Summit

June 18

Virtual Summit - this event will now be delivered online. Please go ahead and book - more information coming soon. The modern enterprise is becoming an increasingly automated environment: technological advancements in AI, Machine Learning and RPA are allowing organisations to improve business intelligence, streamline process and enhance productivity. Across the industry landscape operations are ... Read more

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