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10 Reasons Why You Should Attend Cypher 2018

10 Reasons Why You Should Attend Cypher 2018

Srishti Deoras
W3Schools

Cypher 2018 is ready to awe the analytics community fourth year in a row with its spectacular list of speakers and choicest topics around analytics, data science and artificial intelligence. Scheduled to take place from 26 to 28 September at Hotel Radisson Blu (formerly called Hotel Park Plaza) in Bengaluru, this three-day event will be attended by analytics professionals from various walks of life — analytics service providers, consumer company and education providers, among others.

While managers, head of business units, analysts, data scientists, directors, VPs, CXOs, academicians and others from the new tech community are going to attend Cypher 2018, if you haven’t still booked your tickets and blocked the dates, we bring 10 reasons why you should do it right away!



Unique Unparalleled Experience With A Range Of Talks And Discussions

While there may be other conferences in the country about analytics and data science, Cypher is definitely one of the most definitive representation of analytics ecosystem in India. The largest analytics summit promises 100+ speakers, 70+ talks, panel discussions, a presence of more than 300+ organisation and 700+ professionals. This is a perfect chance to be found across such a diverse pool of professionals and be a part of this unparalleled experience.

Given a vast range of topics covered over three days in five parallel sessions, there is a generation of content from the best minds in the industry like no other conference.

Unique Networking Experience And Access To Data Science Leaders

Hosting a large number of speakers over three days, Cypher offers an excellent opportunity to network with industry leaders and peers from various segments of the analytics ecosystem. For all those professionals trying to set a foot in the industry, Cypher is a chance to get an easy access to data science and analytics leaders, which otherwise is a rarity to chance upon and get industry insights from them.

Not just between and during the talks, Cypher hosts exclusive networking dinner on the first day which is an excellent opportunity for delegates to indulge in thorough discussions and building businesses.

The Cypher App, which is available for download for both Android and iOS, also keeps you connected to the speakers, companies and other attendees.

Witness Analytics Processes In A Wide Range Of Industries

Usually, analytics conferences and summits mostly focus on IT and software industries. But Cypher is an exclusive platform that brings together analytics folks from various industries ranging from automobiles, technology, startups, banks, retail, health sector, telecom, travel, education providers and e-commerce, among others. With such a diverse range of industries, there is no doubt that there is extensive knowledge sharing, adding on to the overall understanding of analytics processes.

Connecting Industry And Academia

More than 12% of the participation by company type was by analytics education providers — which is also the third largest in number — suggesting their huge presence in the summit. Cypher is the only platform that drives industry and academia together, providing a learning platform for all.

While academia forms a strong foot as it is central to generating a pool of talent for various industrial needs, it is often left out in various other summits. But, we at Cypher recognise the importance of formal education and research and therefore offer a platform to bridge the gap between the industry and academia. It gives an opportunity to understand how businesses are evolving and how academia is supporting it, and vice versa.

Hiring Opportunity For Organisations

As organisations across the country are dealing with talent shortage for their various upcoming analytics roles, Cypher may offer a perfect platform to identify the right talent for your company. Cypher will host hackathon across three days during which participants can compete, code and collaborate on various business problems, and find solutions using machine learning and data science.

Hackathons are a great exposure to not just enhance your coding skills and develop problem-solving skills, but also a good opportunity for companies to spot these skills in the participants and fill out that open position in your company right away.

Engage With Like-Minded People In Discussions And Roundtables

Cypher gives an exclusive opportunity to learn with an audience that represents the best of the industry. With activities like open mics and data social roundtables, Cypher offers a chance to discuss real challenges with a select group of people in closed-door settings. Participants can choose their area of interest and register for the same. In multiple sessions that would be organised over three days on various topics from AI and analytics, participants can brainstorm with 20-25 like-minded individuals and unleash your knowledge.

The open mic, on the other hand, is an opportunity to showcase your knowledge in front of the esteemed audience. It is an opportunity to share your thoughts with the analytics community in an informal way.

Learning And Adopting Best Industry Practices With Workshops

Get exposed to real-world scenarios with the exclusive workshops by industry leaders at Cypher. With a range of options to choose from over three days, workshops are the best way to get an hands-on exposure to real-world problem statements of the analytics world. These intensive and knowledge-driven workshops are brought to you by experts from analytics and data science industry with years of experience in the field. It exposes to best industry practices and gives an opportunity to learn and adopt the best of analytics world from these professionals.

Access To Latest Technological Innovations And Trends

As various startups and leading tech companies participate in companies, Cypher offers a chance to understand their latest tech offerings and meeting them in person to explore business opportunities. Cypher offers ample opportunities for its participants to learn and indulge in the latest tech offerings these companies have to offer, whether by attending the stalls that they have put up or workshops.

Data Science Excellence Awards

It recognizes the best in analytics and data science community, including startups and established players. Witness a competitive yet cheerful atmosphere as we give out awards to companies and startups under four categories— Emerging Data Science Startup Of The Year, Best Data Science Project Of The Year, Best Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Implementation and Data Science For Social Good. This will be the third edition of the awards, brought to you in association with Great Learning.

If you think your company fits the bill in any of these areas, do not miss your chance to win the accolades. You can nominate your company here.

Explore Fun With Business

Lastly, Cypher is not just about lots of talks, discussions and networking, but all of it spaced with some fun and interesting activities. There are unique games and continuous engagement of audience over app along with an opportunity to win exciting prizes such as iPhones. The participants have lots of opportunities to win additional goodies by being a part of these games and activities hosted at Cypher over three days. There is also an exclusive session with famous stand-up comedian Rahul Subramanian who is set to perform on the first day of Cypher during the networking dinner.

To register for Cypher, visit here.

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