Big Data and Analytics Summer School 2018

  • Mon 23 Jul - Fri 3 Aug 18


  • Colchester Campus

  • Event type


  • Event organiser

    Institute for Analytics and Data Science (IADS)

  • Contact details

    Shaaba Lotun
    01206 873496

The Institute for Analytics and Data Science is running its fourth annual Big Data and Analytics Summer School for two weeks from Monday 23 July 2018 to Friday 3 August 2018.

Discounts are available for University students, staff, and alumni. Standard registration is from £500 for one week and from £900 for two weeks.

 What to expect:

Join leading academics, data scientists, and engineers from around the world to explore the latest in computer science. 

With one week and two week places available, come and learn at the University of Essex, hosted by the leading Institute for Analytics and Data Science at our state-of-the-art Essex Business School and Computer Science Labs.

With course providers and speakers attending worldwide, immerse yourself and network with influential data science leaders from a range of organisations, including Microsoft, BT, Siemens, Micro Focus, Celtra, and more.

Our great value ticket prices include a variety of courses, recommended pathways, certification, exclusive attendance to keynotes, access to our unique IADS Speed Dating event, and all-inclusive tickets to our evening reception and formal dinner.

All participants receive a University of Essex and IADS endorsed certificate upon completion.

Courses include:

Whether you're interested in the curation and management of big data, advanced techniques and methods including artificial intelligence and statistical methods, or applications of big data in fields ranging from business and finance to bioinformatics, you'll find a set of relevant courses for you. Some examples include:

  • Learning Under Different Training and Testing Distributions, University of Essex
  • Using the Cloud with Microsoft Azure, Microsoft
  • Introduction to Databricks: Making Data Simple, Microsoft
  • Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks in Analytics, Fraunhofer Society
  • Introduction to R, University of Essex
  • Best Practice Analytics, BT

…and many more! See the full programme on our website.

Eligibility and applying:

We accept applicants from all levels and experience of computer science and data analytics. Whether you are just exploring the field, or have advanced practice, we have a range of introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses to suit your needs.

Just head over to our website to book your place. We’ll send you the full timetable, a more detailed enrolment form, and payment instructions for you to confirm your stay with us.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

 Get in touch

If you have any questions, please contact the IADS Executive Officer, Shaaba Lotun: slotun@essex.ac.uk


Big Data and Analytics Summer School 2018

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