29 July 2019 – 9 August 2019
The Institute for Analytics and Data Science is presenting its fifth annual Summer School, bringing you two weeks of cutting-edge courses across the field of data science and analytics.
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Our Summer School, held at our Colchester Campus, provides a unique opportunity to attend state-of-the-art courses delivered by world leading academics and industry partners from around the globe, attend keynotes from renowned experts, and network with your peers in an invaluable forum for knowledge exchange.
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.
With one week and two week places available, you can enrol yourself onto our recommended set of programmes arranged around themes, or tailor your own programme by picking the courses that suit you best.
Whether you’re exploring data science, or have advanced practice, we have a range of introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses to suit your needs.
Some courses may have pre-requisites, or preparation may be required before attending. All this information is detailed in the course outline which you will be able to download from Spring 2019.
There are four parallel sessions running each day, mainly six hours in length, and delegates are able to create a tailored programme of study by selecting from the following focuses:
Our second-week and two-week delegates are given real scenarios from our partner businesses, and tasked with solving these in groups. This provides you with a unique opportunity to apply your data analytics skills within real-life situations, and develop your communication and presentation skills.
Proposals will be formed in groups and presented to businesses on the final day conference on Friday 9 August 2019.
Our course providers come from a range of leading industry partners and academic institutions worldwide, including: BT, Fraunhofer, MSXInternational, Celtra, Micro Focus and Micro Focus Vertica.
"The Big Data Summer School was a great experience! It was the most varied timetable I've seen that covers data science topics and I'm really glad I attended."
Registration is now open.
Final registration will close on 19 July 2019 at 5pm.
If you are self-funding your trip to the Summer School, please book and pay for your place.
If you are paying for your course fee using University of Essex Proficio funds, you will need to use the University of Essex Proficio platform.
If your institution requires an invoice to process payment, please email us stating how much the invoice should be for, and the name and postal address of the person making the payment, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you've paid, we will send you our enrolment guidance pack with instructions on how to finalise your place, book optional discounted accommodation, and access our preparatory materials to prepare for your training with us.
"The Summer School was well organised, the courses I attended were very informative and the keynotes were excellent."