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Announcing The Second Keynote of DataTech19: Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel

Author: Caterina Constantinescu

We have further updates on DataTech19, Scotland’s first technical data science conference!

We are pleased to announce our second confirmed keynote speaker for DataTech19Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel (Associate Professor of the Practice, Duke University, and Data Scientist + Professional Educator at RStudio). Mine’s work focuses on innovation in statistics and data science pedagogy, with an emphasis on computation, reproducible research, student-centered learning, and open-source education.

Mine also works on the OpenIntro project and teaches the popular Statistics with R MOOC on Coursera. In 2016 Mine received the American Statistical Association’s Waller Education Award, and in 2018 the Harvard University Pickard Lecture Award. Mine will be joining Jared Lander (Chief Data Scientist of Lander Analytics and Adjunct Professor of Statistics at Columbia University), our other keynote speaker at DataTech19.

To meet Mine and other data scientists, analysts, developers, and engineers from the public sector, academia and industry, join us at DataTech19 on the 14th of March 2019, in Edinburgh. Register for a ticket here.

We are also inviting submissions and case studies on a variety of topics, so please consider submitting a talk/poster proposal (see here for details)!

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