AIMinds successfully held its sixth edition in Kolkata in collaboration NSHM Knowledge Campus, with the theme, “Data Scientist: The Job Of the 21st Century” on 11th May 2019.
Speakers for this meet-up were:-
- Vivekananda Karmakar; Consulting Partner – Advanced Analytics, Wipro Ltd
- Prof. Jaydip Sen; Head, School of Computing & Analytics; NSHM Knowledge Campus
- Angshuman Bhattacharya, CEO & Co-Founder, SIBIA Analytics and Consulting Services Pvt Ltd.
The meetup was well attended by data scientists and enthusiasts in Kolkata and even some outside the city. There were many attendees who came looking for guidance on how to switch to a career in data science and analytics.
Mr. Karmakar talked about how data science practice is structured in companies and how data scientists work on many use cases. He also went onto underline many customer stories and how they were benefitted by using analytics and data science.
Mr. Bhattacharya’s talk focussed on specific areas where young students and early career candidates should work on to make a career in data science. He also told the attendees that domain expertise and application of common sense is important to succeed in a data science career.
Mr. Sen who heads the School of Computing & Analytics at NSHM Knowledge Campus gave a summary of all the tasks and industries a data scientist works in the modern day workforce. He went onto show many live projects and research areas the faculty at NSHM are working on.
Gourab Das, a MachineHack user, an attendee at the event said this about AIMinds 6th meetup, “Thank you so much for organizing this meetup along with NSHM. It has been an informative and knowledge-based meeting. All the speakers were so good and each of them presented separate dimensions corresponding to data science.” You can watch the meetup by clicking here.
AIMinds is a meetup format established and aspiring minds in AI, Data Science, and Analytics to meet, have great conversations and learn from Industry thought leaders. Freshers with a tech background and who are enthusiastic about these technologies are also welcome. As this meetup is primarily intended at Knowledge sharing, it will be good if you have loads of questions to make this a very interactive meet-up session.
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As a thorough data geek, most of Abhijeet's day is spent in building and writing about intelligent systems. He also has deep interests in philosophy, economics and literature.