Amsterdam Data Science Career Fair 2019
Registration for the full Career Fair has now closed but you can still sign up to get access to the open part of the Fair here.
There will be a whole host of companies vying for your attention, from consultancies, financial service providers, online retailers to telecoms and data analytics providers. Confirmed companies attending include: Aegon, APGm Elsevier, GoDataDriven, Naspers, ORTEC, PostNL, Qualogy, SIA Partners, Triple A – Risk Finance, VodafoneZiggo, TMC Data Science, Anchormen, Checkdata, Tiqets, Sia Partners, Bookarang, TAPP, CTcue, bol.com, Whayle, Utelly Limited, DataJobs.nl, ChipSoft BV, Sobolt BV, Dutch Analytics, Knab, PeaceTech Lab NL
The Data Science Career Fair aims to offer students the opportunity to connect with companies looking for employees and summer interns in data science (related) positions. You’ll have the opportunity to attend workshops, speed-dating and Inspire sessions to find out about your career options in Data Science.
We have a diverse range of workshops run by our participating companies including:
Aegon mini marathon – Jade de Vries, Data scientist at Aegon
Innovation at AGP – Peter Strikwerda, Head of Innovation & Strategic Sourcing at APG
From Articles To Answers – Dr. GeorgeTsatsaronis, Prinicipal NLP Scientist at Elsevier
How GoDataDriven Predicts Data Science Models – Niels Zelemaker, CTO at GoDataDriven
Experience the Life of a Data Scientist in One Hour – Bas Jongewaard and Suzanne Thomasson, Analytics Consultants at ORTEC
Data Science & Data Management Use Cases at PostNL – Helen Steingröver, Manager Analytics & Decision Support (ADS) at PostNL
Real-Time Analytics of Live Sports Data – Jonathan Robijn, Data Scientist at Qualogy
How to Survive as a Data Scientist in the Crazy Business Jungle – Nabi Abudaldah, Senior Consultant Energy & Utilities at Sia Partners
Fraude Detectie voor Verzekeraars – Joris Brehm & Daan Nijssen, Data Analytics Consultants at Triple A – Risk Finance
How AI Radically Transforms the Way VodafoneZiggo Network Technicians do Their Job – Ying Wang, Sr Data Scientist at VodafoneZiggo
If you have registered to attend the Career Fair, let us know what your workshop, speed date and inspire session preferences are via the Google Form we have emailed you by Wednesday 20th February.
The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and Data Science Center (DSC) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are joining forces in a new joint fellowship for (teams of) researchers interested in exploring the intersection of data science and other disciplines. The first fellow of the new program, Dr. Davide Ceolin, will start his fellowship at the IAS on June 17. Ceolin is currently affiliated with CWI.
Nanda Piersma, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), has been appointed as a crown member of the Social and Economic Counsil (SER). This is the first time that a lecturer has been appointed as member of the SER. Nanda Piersma was approached because of her expertise in the field of digitisation.