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2 DAY CONFERENCE

Infiniteconf 2017 - the conference on Big Data, Data Science and Engineering

Topics covered at #infiniteconf
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Thursday, 6th - Friday, 7th July at CodeNode, London

34 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 9:00 AM.

Comprehensive aspects of human behavior and the human economy are increasingly recorded as data. Big data is transforming almost every aspect of science and the humanities, driven by the emergence of a data society. How to extract value from data? What technologies can or will power this transformation?

Join us at Infiniteconf in London on July 6th and 7th 2017!

Willing to learn how apps can more efficiently support decision making in a new era of smart cities design and planning cities? Eager to understand how to make Neo4j your core database, and how to make the most out of it? Want to hear what's new on Google's Dataflow, or curious about using Python in the context of word embeddings for Natural Language Processing?

Join us at Infiniteconf and learn how to use the amazing technologies, practical tools and methods available to data scientists and engineering teams in three days packed with talks, discussions and practical workshops.

Follow us at #infiniteconf to hear all the latest news.

Programme Announcements!

We're now ready to unveil the line-up of speakers and experts who will make InfiniteConf 2017 the go-to Big Data and Data Science conference! Find out more on the Programme Page. Please note: programme is subject to change.

#infiniteconf 2017 Highlights


  • Talks on DataFlow, TensorFlow, Gaussian Processes for Big Data problems, BigQuery and Cloud Machine Learning, R and small data, Word Embeddings for Natural Language Processing with Python, and more!

  • Keynotes from Dean Wampler (Lightbend) and Alison Lowndes (NVIDIA), and talks from Jim Webber (Neo4j), Robert Kubis (Google), Phil Wills and Lindsey Dew (The Guardian), Alex McLintock (Hadoop), Tomas Petricek (University of Cambridge), Dr Larissa Romuald-Suzuki (Greater London Authority), Samantha Ahern (UCL), and more!

Join us for the Infiniteconf Bytes evening events at CodeNode

Want to stay in the loop with the latest developments within the data community?

Join us at the brand new Infiniteconf Bytes series we'll be hosting at CodeNode leading up to Infiniteconf 2017!

Find more information here!

Code of Conduct

Please find our Code of Conduct here.

Thanks to our sponsors

Day 1: Day 1 - Thursday 6th July

The Programme is incomplete and subject to change, keep an eye on this page to find out the latest updates!

Track Room Room Room Room
08:30

Registration & Breakfast

09:15

Welcome to #infiniteconf 2017

09:30

Keynote by Dean Wampler

Dean Wampler


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10:30

Coffee Break

10:45

AI for problem-solving

Alison B. Lowndes


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Simulation in a Big Data World: Convergence of financial modelling in QuantLib and big-data technologies

Bojan Nikolic


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Fast Data with Apache Flink – lessons learned from designing and building a large streaming analytics system

Bas Geerdink


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11:30

Coffee Break

11:45

Is Julia the Future for Big Data Analytics?

Malcolm Sherrington


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Building a real time recommendation engine with Neo4j

Mark Needham


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12:30

Lunch

14:00

Ethical conumdrums of an educational data scientist

Samantha Ahern


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Gaussian Processes for Big Data problems

Roberta Cretella


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14:15

Mapping London's Infrastructure

Dr Larissa Romualdo-Suzuki


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14:30

Using R with small data

Mark Wilcock


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14:45

Coffee Break

15:00

IntelligentX beer

Hew Leith


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Introducing StackNet Meta-Modelling Framework

Marios Michailidis


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15:45

Coffee Break

16:00

Neo4j and Machine Learning - Full Stack Applications

Matt Wright


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Playing Pacman with Monte Carlo Tree Search

Daniele Polencic


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Predicting congestion on London’s roads with Beam and Tensorflow

Oliver Gindele


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Building open visualization of Olympic medals dataset

Tomas Petricek


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16:45

Coffee Break

17:00
17:45

#infiniteconf Party!

21:00

End of #infiniteconf 2017 Day 1!

Day 2: Day 2 - Friday 7th July

The Programme is incomplete and subject to change, keep an eye on this page to find out the latest updates!

Track Room Room Room Room
08:30

Registration & Breakfast

09:15

Welcome to #infiniteconf 2017

09:30
10:30

Coffee Break

10:45

A data layer in Clojure

Simon Belak


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Google Dataflow: The new open model for batch and stream processing

Robert Kubis


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Machine Learning at scale: TensorFlow in the Cloud

Yufeng Guo


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Architectures for Data Systems and Hadoop

Alex McLintock


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11:30

Coffee Break

11:45

CUDA, OpenCL and the GPGPU Revolution

Brian Sletten


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Streaming Real Time IoT Power Bi Dashboards

David Moss


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The Agile Data Warehouse

Philip Wills and Lindsey Dew


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12:30

Lunch

14:00
14:45

Coffee Break

15:00

Shaving the Mudball with Funcatron

David Pollak


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BigQuery and Cloud Machine Learning: advancing large-scale neural network predictions

Kaz Sato


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Spark Streaming Machine Learning Pipelines - The good, the bad and the ugly

Vincent Van Steenbergen


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Using linked data to visualise the evolution of music

Duncan Grant


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15:45

Coffee Break

16:00

Neural Networks for the Net

Tom Martin


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Big Data needs more than just Data Scientists

Kenneth Hansen


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Word Embeddings for Natural Language Processing with Python

Marco Bonzanini


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A Little Graph Theory for the Busy Data Scientist

Jim Webber


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16:45

Coffee Break

17:00
17:45

End of #infiniteconf 2017!

CodeNode

In August 2015, Skills Matter opened the doors to CodeNode, our new 23,000 sqft Tech Events and Community venue. CodeNode provides fantastic meetup, conference, training and collaboration spaces with unrivalled technology capabilities for our tech, digital and developer communities - a long held dream coming true !

With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, we could not think of a better location for our 60,000 strong engineering community!

With seven event rooms, including a 300 seater lecture room, thousands more community members will be able to visit CodeNode to learn and share skills, code and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features a 5,000 sqft break-out space, complete with fully-licensed bar, plenty of power sockets, meeting and collaboration spaces and entertainment areas.

CodeNode will also see the opening of a permanent Hack Space, stacked with microprocessors and the latest tools and devices to play with. A community film studio will be opening too, which you can use to record any tutorials or demo's you may want to share with our community.

If you're interested in hiring CodeNode for your upcoming event, check out more details here.

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Volunteer at InfiniteConf 2017!

Interested in data, and eager to learn the latest news? You have the chance to get a free ticket to InfiniteConf 2017! All we need from you is some help in setting up the conference, and some hours of your time on the days of the conference! You will be free to attend the conference for the remainder of the time.

Are you ready then? Email us at conferences@skillsmatter.com and we will put your name down as a volunteer for InfiniteConf 2017! Shifts and detailed info will be confirmed closer to the conference.

Brian Sletten's Data Science with R Workshop

Monday 3rd, Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th July 2017

Join this workshop on DataScience with R to gain the skills you need to get started with data science, including statistical and numerical methods and R. You will also learn about visualising data, big data environments and how to interact with linked data in R. Upon completion of this DataScience workshop, you will have an understanding of relevant languages and tools.

As there is a rush to hire data scientists these days, there is a coincident rush to update resumes to include the term "Data Scientist". Unfortunately, like most types of science, it is less a single topic and more a multi-disciplinary way of thinking, inquiring and communicating. Individuals do not need to know everything about the field, but teams should be composed of individuals who collectively do.

Attending this workshop won't make you a data scientist overnight, but you will learn to be one in time and will have a study plan for moving forward in this field.

Book a place here.

Available Packages

    • 64-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with 300 highly experienced and passionate enterprise architects and developers exploring Big Data, Data Science and Engineering at InfiniteConf 2017! Show off your team, projects, tools or devices at your InfiniteConf conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at InfiniteConf (160x80cm)
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the InfiniteConf post-conference newsletter
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all InfiniteConf swag bags
      • Two Exhibitor Tickets
      • Six Full Conference Tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the InfiniteConf post-conference newsletter
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in 400 InfiniteConf swag bags
      • 3 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 16-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on InfiniteConf web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners


    • SPONSOR THE INFINITECONF PARTY!
    • Be remembered by all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending the party this year! Have your logo printed on the InfiniteConf 2017 Party beer mats and on highly visible party posters and pop-up banners, which are bound to feature in lots of pictures this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo displayed on the InfiniteConf 2017 party beer mats and on the party table pop-up banners;
      • Five free tickets to the InfiniteConf 2017 Party, which you can gift to your clients and team members;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners and on the InfiniteConf 2017 Sponsor web pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Exclusive to two party sponsors only!
    • T-SHIRT SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all InfiniteConf t-shirts, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 400 InfiniteConf t-shirts
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!
    • INFINITECONF SWAGBAG SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all InfiniteConf swag bags, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 400 InfiniteConf swag bags
      • Exclusive to two swag bag sponsors only!

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Thanks to our sponsors

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