SAMSARA means the cyclical world - in Sanskrit.
Gyana is inviting you to delve into Samsara - the world of data sciences.
It will be a day of talks, advanced data science tools, real applications, exposure to cutting edge techniques and the world's biggest 'data science hackathon' that requires no data science expertise to win!
100 diverse team from organisations as varied as law & order to financial services, consumer goods to business schools- will compete. They will use Gyana on open datasets we shall provide.
The team that finds the most interesting patterns in the data by 4pm will win 1000 GBP and their "nominated charity" will also win 1000 GBP on the same day.
Gyana is empowering the world to unleash their data super powers!
Our speakers involve Nigel Morris (CSO at Dentsu Aegis Network) to Mick Gregorovic (Chief Data Scientist at London Stock Exchange).
We will have music zones, goodie bags, sci-fi shows and delicious food to keep your energy at high levels all day.
What happens if am not a techie?
Gyana requires zero coding experience. Most teams that have registered are not techies.
What happens if am a techie?
We cannot wait to see what you do with our open source side !
What charities can I nominate for a 1,000 Pound voucher?
Any registered UK charity
Who can participate?
Anyone above 15 and under 80 years of age. Just grab a partner or friend or colleague and join us.
Do I have to bring my laptop?
Yes please. This is mandatory for all the team members to bring their laptop to be able to take part in the hackathon.
8:00 Breakfast and Team Formation
9:00 Keynote and introduction by Nigel Morris, CSO Dentsu Aegis, Board Guardian Media
9:30 Hackathon starts
12:30 Lunch served, Mental Wellness Sessions by Isha Foundation
13.30 Hackathon continues
15.45 Talk by Irene Lopez de Vallejo (How Big Data will affect the success of the IoT world)
16:00 Presentation Submission, Talk by Barry Carter (KPMG) on what we are looking for in the winning entries
16.20 Mental Wellness, Talk by Isha Foundation
16.30 David Kell (Cofounder Gyana) announces top 10 finalists
16.45 How Ellandi drives value from data - talk by Holly Russell Kennedy (Ellandi)
17:00 Applied data science - talk by Eoin Condren (U+I Plc), talk by Mick Gregorovic (London Stock Exchange)
17:30 Panel discussion by Jeffrey Ng (CTO at Founders Factory), Thomas Hellmann (Prof, Oxford University), Vishal Shah (U+I Plc) moderated by Ami Kotecha (Amro partners)
18:00 Top 10 announcement and final presentations, Joyeeta Das (CEO Gyana)
18:30 The winners walk
19:00 Networking and drinks
If you have any questions please contact us - click here