1500 delegates and 50 speakers adorned Day 1 of DSC 2018
Mumbai – 30th May 2018 (GPN) : Shri Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics and Programme Implementation, Govt. of India inaugurated India’s largest data science event, Data Science Congress, 2018 – an initiative of Aegis School of Data Science and mUni Campus. Day 1 of Data Science Congress also witnessed a unique perspective of ‘Data in Politics’ by Praveen Chakravarty, Chairman, Data Analytics Department, Indian National Congress who made his first public appearance at this event.
Data Science Congress 2018 started with an opening act of Mallakhamba by students trained under Mallakhamba legend Uday Deshpande. Post which Mr. Bhupesh Daheria, CEO, Aegis School of Data Science welcomed Hon’ble Minister Shri Vijay Goel who spoke about the importance of Data Science in our technology driven lives. He mentioned how his Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation is using technology in a big way. Later, Mr. Praveen Chakravarty, Chairman Data Analytics, Indian National Congress, spoke about the role of Data in Politics.
The day saw some interesting panel discussions & talks on Machine learning in eye care, rise of virtual logistics, Data Science for Telecom, building data science products, and data science for banking between leaders from companies like IIM, Atos, IBM, Reliance Industries, Convergent Communications India, FedEx, Fractal Analytics, Microsoft, Locus, Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio, Acalvio Technologies, CreditVidya, SBI, J P Morgan Chase, Yes Bank and Axis Bank.
Hon’ble Minister Shri Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics and Programme Implementation said, “I am extremely happy to participate in the Data Science Congress organised by the Aegis School of Data Science and mUni Campus. This confluence of the Data Science Congress has come at the most opportune time when the Government has undertaken various technology based initiatives for improving delivery of government services to citizens under Digital India initiatives. I take this opportunity to commend the efforts of Data Science Congress for organizing this meeting of experts to discuss contemporary issues that will impact the lives of the citizens. ”
Praveen Chakravarty, Chairman Data Analytics, Indian National Congress said, “I applaud Aegis School of Data Science and mUni Campus for organizing Data Science Congress. This was a much needed initiative. It is a great platform for data geeks to get together and share their views. There will be truly impactful initiatives that will come out of this congress.”
More than 50 speakers along with 1500 delegates from different industries showed their presence at Day 1, Data Science Congress 2018.
About Data Science Congress:
In 2017, Aegis launched Data Science Congress to create a vendor-neutral platform for the data scientists, big data professionals, business analysts, cognitive computing experts, CIOs, CXOs to network and exchange ideas on best practices, innovations, data products, solutions in different industries and establishing a dialogue among the practitioners, users and tech vendors. DSC is a three-day conference and one day workshop with key features like product/solution demonstration, exhibition, thought leadership, panel discussion, delegation and research paper presentation and attended by thousands of delegates from different industries and business functional areas.
For more information, please visitwww.datasciencecongress.com/
About Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecom:
Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecom was founded in the year 2002 with support from Bharti Airtel to develop cross functional technology leaders. In 2015 Aegis and IBM collaborated to launch, India’s first Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Data Science, Business Analytics and Big Data and later in 2017 PGP in Cyber Security. These programs are jointly certified and delivered by Aegis School of Business in association with IBM. IBM has set up high end Business Analytics and Cloud Computing Lab at Campus. Also Aegis and NVIDIA partnered for Deep Learning and applied AI courses. Aegis is no. 1 School of Data Science. Aegis takes up various industry projects, research and consulting assignments in the field of data science under its initiative “Data Science Delivered” and “Data Science for social good”, and helping organizations for devolving skills on data science, ML, DL, Big Data, Analytics etc.
For more information, please visit:www.aegis.edu.in