When:
Tuesday, Aug 07, 2018 6:00p -
8:30p

Where:
GA Boston
125 Summer Street, 13th floor
Boston, MA 02110

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Business, Tech

Event website:
https://generalassemb.ly/education/data-science-talent-spotlight-lightning-talks/boston/55158

About This Event:


You’re invited to GA’s exclusive private hiring event to meet our latest cohort of Data Scientists, who have honed their skills in General Assembly’s Data Science Immersive program. In this lightning talk format, you’ll learn how our grads wrangled complex data sets to study topics such as:


-Behind the Music: Natural language processing, Turkish Song Lyrics, and Historical Events
-Using regression modeling to predict NBA player salaries during free agency
-The Language of Food: Improving diner experience through user reviews, NLP, and network analysis
-What animal are you? Using neural nets to identify novel animal-like constellations associated with the time and location of your birth
-Can machine learning settle the debate about whether sunspots correlate with earthquake occurrence?


We welcome fellow data scientists, recruiting managers, and anyone hiring in data science and data analytics.


Meet the Tech Talent:


General Assembly trains professionals in data visualization, regression and modeling techniques, machine learning, and tools like Python, SQL, Tableau, and Hadoop. Our skilled coders and statisticians have collected and transformed extremely large datasets into usable insights with predictive power. These candidates come from varied quantitative backgrounds to add diverse perspectives to your team.


After completing the time-intensive, fast-paced GA immersive program, they are hungrier than ever to put their data skills to use at your company.


Agenda:


-6:00-6:20 Keynote Speaker, data science champion at EnerNOC (see below)
-6:20-8:00 Lightning Talks from GA Data Science Immersive graduates
-8:00-8:30 Networking & Meeting your team’s next data scientist


Keynote Speaker:


Don Jenkins is Vice President of Advisory Solutions Service Delivery and Operations at EnerNOC. Don leads the teams that implement, deliver, and support EnerNOC’s suite of Advisory Solutions around the globe, enabling customers to glean critical business intelligence from their utility bill and energy data, actively manage their energy spend, and find the most effective ways to manage their energy. He is a tireless data champion, driving the collection and application of high quality data in support of energy intelligence efforts.

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