Service Lunch - Towards a Data-Driven Company

24. October 2018 - 11:45 AM - 01:15 PM
Towards a Data Driven Company The data driven company is a combination of mindset, skills, infrastructure and the capability to rapidly adapt business models. Join us for lunch and learn how Vontobel is approaching it. Service Lunch: „Essen, Lernen, Netzwerken“  Platzzahl limitiert Brown Bag Lunch (Verpflegung bitte selber mitbringen) 24. Oktober 2018, 11.45h – 13.15h ZHAW Zürich, Lagerstrasse 41 (direkt am Zürich HB), Raum ZL E0.11 Register here.

Expert Group Meeting - Machine Learning Clinic

25. October 2018 - 04:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Expert Group Meeting - Machine Learning Clinic Location: at the premises of la Mobilière in Bern, Bundesgasse 35 (5-10 minutes from the main train station by walking) Agenda: - Welcome - ML@Insurance (overview & 2 open problems, la Mobilière) - t.b.d. (either interesting talk or practical challenge to the group) - Leadership window: change in academic co-leader and outlook/shaping of next year There is still an opening for a second technical input for the meeting, gladl...

Use-Case Talk Series on Artificial Intelligence!

31. October 2018 - 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
The Use-Case Talks Series will take place in ZHAW Lagerstrasse on Wednesday, 31.10.2018, at 16:00. The Use-Case Talk Series is organized by Aspaara Algorithmic Solutions AG on behalf of the Swiss Alliance of Data-Intensive Services. The participation is free of charge. Interesting discussions at the networking apéro are included! Prof. Dr. Thilo Stadelmann (ZHAW School of Engineering) will share his insights on the DeepScore Project, Dr. Lucas Fievet will show an appilcation that auto...

General Assembly

08. November 2018 - 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
General Assembly Zurich The General Assembly 2018 of the Data+Service Alliance will take place on November 08, 2018 at OBC Suisse Europaallee 41, 8021 Zurich, 16:00 to 19:00. Like the previous times, the GA will not only be a place for the members' main contacts to exercise their official voting rights, but also place for everyone else from our Alliance to get into the details of what makes up our network, and to get in touch. The GA will be followed by a networki...

Expert Group Meeting - Data-Driven Business Models: Insights from business practitioners

14. November 2018 - 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
The expert group Data-Driven Business Models invites all interested members to participate in this event, featuring talks, followed by Q&A and Networking Apero. Date: 14.11.2018, 16:30-19:30 Venue: Au Premier, HB Zürich Program: 4:30 pm Welcome & Registration 4:45 pm Intro 5:00 pm Start Talk 1 incl. Q & A 5:30 pm Start Talk 2 incl. Q & A 6:00 pm Start aperitif Talk 1 «FIFA stats for the masses - How a Zurich-based startup is democratizing soccer player stats» Phil...

Expert Group Data Integration, Governance & Sharing workshop

22. November 2018 - 12:00 AM
The Data Integration, Governance & Sharing Expert Group invites you to block your calendar for this workshop.  Nov 22nd will see a workshop on Knime, a very popular tool for data integration and handling. The workshop will take place in Lausanne. More information will be following soon. 

Expert Group Meeting - Data Integration, Governance & Sharing

04. December 2018 - 12:00 AM
On Dec 4th, the next expert group meeting will take place, where we will work on an overview of data integration tasks within companies and how to tackle them. The meeting will take place in Zurich. Stay tuned for more information.

Expert Group Meeting - Software & Tools

07. December 2018 - 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Expert Group Meeting - Software & Tools Date: 07.12.2018, 14:00 to 17:00 Location: PwC at Birchstrasse 160, 8050 Zürich Agenda: Big Data Integration Philippe Curde-Mauroux, University of Fribourg Until recently, structured (e.g., relational) and unstructured (e.g., textual) data were managed very differently: Structured data was queried declaratively using languages such as SQL, while unstructured data was searched using boolean queries over inverted indices. Today, we witness the rapid...

Expert Group Data Ethics - Algorithmic Fairness

11. December 2018 - 02:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Save the date!! The workshop will take part on Dec 11, ca. 14:30-19:00. The event will have two keynote speakers: Bart Custers  is an internationally renowned expert in Algorithmic bias. Matthias Spielkamp is founder and CEO of AlgorithmicWatch, this is a new German NonProfit organization which focuses on social and ethical aspects on algorithmic decision making. More information coming soon!

5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies

17. - 20. December 2018 - 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
The 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies (BDCAT 2018) aims to provide a platform for researchers from both academia and industry to present new discoveries in the broad area of big data computing and applications. The conference topics are big data science, infrastructure and platforms, applications, trends and challenges as well as visualisation of big data. BDCAT 2018 will have a co-located 11th International Conference on Utility and...

6th Swiss Conference on Data Science (SDS2019)

14. June 2019 - 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
We are happy to announce the 6th Swiss Conference on Data Science (SDS2019) in continuation of what has successfully started with the past events. SDS2019 brings together opinion-leaders, practitioners, decision-makers and researchers with interest in Data Science. The goal is to foster the exchange of ideas specifically for the Swiss market and to sustain the community of Data Scientists in Switzerland. Get access to trends, innovations, and technologies that you can directly use for the...