Chicago Data Science Conference 2017

The University of Chicago, Gleacher Center, Room 621

May 20, 2017

About the Conference

The theme for this conference is “Technology. Innovation. Career.” Our goal is to create a cross-campus data science learning platform and bring together business and academic leaders, young professionals, entrepreneurs and promising students. The conference will demonstrate cutting-edge technology and offer unique insight into what is possible with machine learning and data science while providing attendees with opportunities to expand their career networks.


  • Gain insight into the future of data science development as well as the trending technologies. Featuring speakers from Microsoft, IBM, Dell EMC, Groupon, Datascope, Uptake, Pachyderm, Dunn Solutions Group, Metis and other industry leading companies.
  • Network with Data Scientists from various backgrounds and discover career opportunities.
  • Topic Areas: Data Science Application, Open-source Software, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

10 Sessions

13 Speakers & Panelists

250 Attendees


Ahsan Rehman

Data Scientist at IBM

    Daniel Whitenack

    Data Scientist and Lead Developer Advocate at Pachyderm

      David Giard

      Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft

        Jess Freaner

        Data Scientist at Datascope Analytics

          Katie Hampton Tong

          Predictive Analytics Practice Leader at Dunn Solutions Group

            Sasha Gutfraind

            Chief Healthcare Data Scientist at Uptake

              Srinivasan Sivaramakrishnan

              Data Scientist at Dell EMC

                Addhyan Pandey

                Lead Data Scientist at Groupon

                  Ashley Purdy

                  Data Science Career Advisor at Metis

                    Keith Myers-Crum

                    Lead Data Scientist at Civis Analytics

                      Zach Miller

                      Senior Data Scientist at Metis

                        Andrew Zhang

                        Cloud Analytics Architect at IBM

                          Carolyn L. Phillips

                          Data Scientist, Manager at Capital One



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