The University of Edinburgh is hosting a one-day summit exploring data science opportunities within the Media sector. The event will connect researchers in data science with users and industry professionals and will feature keynote talks, breakout sessions and demos.
The Summit is jointly organised by the University of Edinburgh and the Alan Turing Institute, the UK National Institute in Data Science which comprises Universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, UCL and Warwick.
Who should attend? Broadcasting and News Organisations, Data Journalists, Library and Information Professionals, Creative Agencies, Technology Providers
What themes will be covered? Everything from technical challenges in machine learning, natural language processing, information extraction, computer vision through to challenges around personalisation, ethics, privacy and security
|10:00 am||Registration with refreshments|
|10:50 am||New York Times Labs - Keynote from Mike Dewar, Data Scientist|
Data Journalism Panel Session
|12:20 pm||Lunch Break with Demo Sessions|
|1:50 pm||Ericsson, Broadcast & Media Services - Keynote from Steve Plunkett, CTO|
Audience Engagement Panel Session
|3:20 pm||Networking Break with Demo Sessions|
|3:50 pm||BBC - Keynote from Michael Satterthwaite, Senior Product Manager|
Unlocking Value from Media Panel Session
|5:20 pm||Closing Remarks|
|5:30 pm||Drinks and Networking Reception|