A Bayesian Workflow with PyMC and ArviZ
Corrie Bartelheimer
Data Science, Statistics

An Example of a Bayesian Workflow using PyMC and ArviZ: Predicting House Prices in Berlin

A Tour of JupyterLab Extensions
Jeremy Tuloup
Community, Data Science, IDEs/ Jupyter, Visualisation

A tour of 20 JupyterLab extensions, in 20 minutes. Demos included!

Advanced Software Testing for Data Scientists
Idowu Adeleke
Big Data, Data Science

In this talk, I walk you through TDD concepts & how to implement it in a data science project.

Applying deployment oriented mindset for building Machine Learning models
Marianna
Data Science, Machine Learning

Getting stuck for months trying to deploy the model and fighting with data inconsistency and bugs? This talk will introduce the way to build the development process with deployment in mind.

Are you sure about that?! Uncertainty Quantification in AI
Florian Wilhelm
Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Data Science, Machine Learning, Science

Are you sure about that?! Uncertainty Quantification in AI helps you to decide if you can trust a prediction or rather not.

Automated Feature Engineering and Selection in Python
Franziska Horn
Data Science, Machine Learning, Science, Data Engineering, Statistics

Automated feature engineering and selection in Python with the autofeat library.

Automating feature engineering for supervised learning? Methods, open-source tools and prospects.
Thorben Jensen
Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Data Science, Machine Learning, Data Engineering

How to automate the labor-intensive task of feature engineering for Machine Learning? This talk gives an overview on methods, presents open-source libraries for Python, and compares their performance.

Avoiding ML FOBO
Rachel Berryman, Dânia Meira
Algorithms, Business & Start-Ups, Data Science, Machine Learning

Is FOBO (Fear Of Better Option) preventing you from delivering practical ML products? Join 'Avoiding ML FOBO' to learn tips for cutting through the hype.

Create CUDA kernels from Python using Numba and CuPy.
Valentin Haenel
Algorithms, Big Data, Data Science, Parallel Programming

Learn to program GPUs (e.g. Kernels) in Python with CuPy and Numba.

Crunching Numbers Like a Journalist
Marie-Louise Timcke
Big Data, Data Science, Statistics

Marie will talk about how newsrooms work with data on a day to day basis, and how scientific accuracy fits in with the pace of news reporting.

Dash: Interactive Data Visualization Web Apps with no Javascript
Dom Weldon
Data Science, Visualisation, Web

Interactive webpages with no JS? What could possibly go wrong?

Data Literacy for Managers
Alexander CS Hendorf
Artificial Intelligence, Business & Start-Ups, Data Science, Machine Learning, Use Cases

Artificial Intelligence need to be better understood in enterprises. Close the communications gap between engineers and management. Making data litteracy happen in your organisation.

Decentralized and Privacy-Preserving ML via TensorFlow Federated
Peter Kairouz
Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Data Science, Machine Learning, Data Engineering

Meet TensorFlow Federated: an open-source framework for machine learning and other computations on decentralized data.

Detecting and Analyzing Solar Panels in Switzerland using Aerial Imagery
Martin Christen
Big Data, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Data Science, Machine Learning, Visualisation

Detecting Solar Panels from aerial imagery using #Python #DeepLearning #CrowdSourcing

Does hate sound the same in all languages?
Andrada Pumnea
Deep Learning, Data Science, Natural Language Processing, Data Mining / Scraping

Does hate sound the same in all languages? Join this talk to learn more about hate speech detection in a language less circulated, from dataset creation to hate speech recognition model..

Dr. Schmood's Notebook of Python Calisthenics and Orthodontia
David Schmudde
Data Science, IDEs/ Jupyter

In "Mr. Schmudde's Notebook of Python Calisthenics and Orthodontia" @dschmudde explores the benefits of taking a functional approach in Jupyter notebooks. Don't get bit by misaligned state and output, keep your notebooks running with these functional tips! https://www.example.com

Embrace uncertainty! Why to go beyond point estimators for valuable ML applications
Stefan Maier
Algorithms, Data Science, Machine Learning, Statistics

Usually, uncertainties of Machine Learning predictions are just regarded as a sign of poor prediction accuracy or as a consequence of lacking input features. This talk illustrates how modeling uncertainties can improve ML based decisions.

Equivariance in CNNs: how generalising the weight-sharing property increases data-efficiency
Marysia Winkels
Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Data Science, Machine Learning, Science

Equivariance in CNNs: how generalising the weight-sharing property increases data-efficiency

Fairness in decision-making with AI: a practical guide & hands-on tutorial using Aequitas
Pedro Saleiro
Data Science, Machine Learning, Use Cases

In this tutorial, we are going to deep dive into algorithmic fairness, from metrics and definitions to practical case studies, including bias audits using Aequitas (http://github.com/dssg/aequitas) in real policy problems where AI is being used

Fighting fraud: finding duplicates at scale
Alexey Grigorev
Data Science, Infrastructure, Machine Learning, Data Engineering

Fight fraudsters at scale: use machine learning to find duplicates in 10 million ads daily

First steps in Julia
Felicia Burtscher
Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Deep Learning, Data Science, Networks, Machine Learning, Science

#julia_introduction. why julia is better than python. machine learning made eady with juliabox.

Friend or Foe: Comparison of R & Python in Data Wrangling & Visualisation
Yuta Kanzawa
Data Science, Machine Learning, Visualisation, Statistics

R and Python are different in community and as language. Still, comparing them in their common fields such as data wrangling and visualisation, useRs and Pythonistas will deepen mutual understanding.

Gaussian Process for Time Series Analysis
Dr. Juan Orduz
Algorithms, Data Science, Machine Learning, Statistics

Gaussian process for regressions problems and time series forecasting

Gaussian Progress
Vincent Warmerdam
Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Data Science, IDEs/ Jupyter, Machine Learning, Statistics

gaussian progress. it's meta, but also the most normal conference title this year!

Get to grips with pandas and scikit-learn
Sandrine Pataut
Algorithms, Data Science, Machine Learning

Get to grips with pandas and scikit-learn: a first contact with data science using python

Hidden Markov Models for Chord Recognition - Intuition and Applications
Caio Miyashiro
Algorithms, Data Science, Machine Learning, Statistics

Come check out Caio's workshop on music+programming+stats on PyData

Hide Code, Minimize Dependencies, Boost Performance - The PyTorch JIT
Tilman Krokotsch
Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Data Science, Machine Learning

PyTorch makes developing, training and debugging deep neural networks convenient. Learn how to export your trained model using its just-in-time (JIT) compiler to hide your network architecture, minimize code dependencies and use it in the C++ API. It's getting faster, too!

How to choose better colors for your data visualizations
Daniel Ringler
Data Science, Visualisation

You want to choose better colors for all the charts that you create with Python but you do not know where to start? This talk will teach you some basics about color theory so your charts will show what is important (and look beautiful).

Interpretable Machine Learning: How to make black box models explainable
Alexander Engelhardt
Data Science, Machine Learning

In this talk, we'll find out how to interpret the predictions of otherwise black-box models.

Julia for Python
Simon Danisch
Data Science, Infrastructure, IDEs/ Jupyter, Parallel Programming

Julia is a new Language, that is fast, high level, dynamic and optimized for Data Science. Learn about Julia's strengths and how you can integrate it in your Python workflow!

Lessons Learned as a Product Manager in Data Science
Tereza Iofciu
Business & Start-Ups, Data Science, Machine Learning

How many languages does the data science product manager need to speak?

Leveraging ML to obtain fine-grained (yet reliable) causal estimates from A/B tests and experiments
Maximilian Eber
Data Science, Machine Learning, Science, Statistics

How to use machine learning to evaluate randomised experiments and A/B tests

Leveraging the advantages of Bayesian Methods to build a data science product using PyMC3
Korbinian Kuusisto
Algorithms, Business & Start-Ups, Data Science, Machine Learning, Science, Statistics

How can one leverage the power of Bayesian methods to build a successful data science product?

Loss Function Theory 101
David Wölfle
Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Deep Learning, Data Science, Machine Learning, Statistics

This talk covers the theoretical background behind two common loss functions, mean squared error and cross entropy, including why they are used for machine learning at all, and what limitations you should keep in mind.

Making the complex simple in data viz
Tania Vasilikioti
Data Science, Visualisation

Creating graphics that convey the desired message, are easily interpretable, but also beautiful can be a daunting task. Come to this talk to learn how to use The Grammar of Graphics to make any complex graphic simple, in Python.

Managing the end-to-end machine learning lifecycle with MLFlow
Tobias Sterbak
Data Science, Infrastructure, Machine Learning, Data Engineering

How to manage the end-to-end machine learning lifecycle with MLflow.

Panel: Turn any notebook into a deployable dashboard
Philipp Rudiger
Data Science, IDEs/ Jupyter, Visualisation

Introducing Panel: Turn any notebook into a deployable dashboard

Practical DevOps for the busy data scientist
Dr. Tania Allard
Algorithms, Big Data, Data Science, DevOps, Machine Learning

Devops for the busy data scientist: learn how to leverage these practices to improve your workflows

Privacy-preserving Machine Learning for text processing
Sarah Diot-Girard
Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning

Data privacy can be tricky when doing Natural Language Processing, join us to explore the different strategies you can use to keep your user data safer!

Production-level data pipelines that make everyone happy using Kedro
Yetunde Dada
Data Science, DevOps, Machine Learning, Data Engineering

Learn how easy it is to apply software engineering principles to your data science and data engineering code. Expect an overview of Kedro, a library that implements best practices for data pipelines with an eye towards productionizing ML models.

Professional Development and Career Progression for Data Scientists
Noa Tamir
Business & Start-Ups, Community, Data Science

How to level up your skills and develop your your career by making the most of on the job opportunities, as well as open source contributions

Python-Powered OSINT! Modernising Open Source Intelligence for Investigating Disinformation
Chiin-Rui Tan, Dare Imam-Lawal
Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Data Science, Machine Learning, Web, Data Mining / Scraping, Use Cases

Socio-Technical Python for OSINT! The old state discipline of gathering intelligence from open sources is today critical for investigating Disinformation but has lacked modernisation. A former UK Gov Head of DataSci presents a maturity model for updating legacy OSINT with Python!

Running An Open Source Project Like A Start Up
Cheuk Ting Ho
Business & Start-Ups, Community, Data Science, Machine Learning

My journey of running an open source project like a start up

Should I stay or should I go? Optimal exercise decisions using the Longstaff-Schwartz algorithm
Benedikt Rudolph
Algorithms, Business & Start-Ups, Data Science, Science, Statistics

Learn about a simple least-squares approach to evaluate financial exercise options and make optimal exercise decisions.

skorch: A scikit-learn compatible neural network library that wraps pytorch
Benjamin Bossan
Deep Learning, Data Science, Machine Learning

Combine the best of sklearn and PyTorch by using skorch. This talk shows you why and how to use skorch and what cool features it has to offer.

Tackle the problems that really matter - leverage the power of data science in the service of humanity
Eva Schreyer, Lisa Zäuner
Business & Start-Ups, Community, Data Science

We talk about how DSSG @dssgber brings together data scientist volunteers and non-profit organisations to tackle their data challenges in various events.

Take control of your hearing: Accessible methods to build a smart noise filter
Peggy Sylopp, Aislyn Rose
Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Data Science, Machine Learning, Science

Control what you hear with deep learning and open audio databases. The developer and manager of \\NoIze//, a project supported by Prototype Fund, share what’s helped them build an open source smart, low-computational noise filter in Python.

Time Series Anomaly Detection for Bottling Machine Maintenance
Andrea Spichtinger
Algorithms, Data Science, Machine Learning

Anomaly detection in time series data from mechanical motors in bottling machines, set productive on an AWS edge device. #AnomalyDetection #UnsupervisedML #AWS

Time series modelling with probabilistic programming
Sean Matthews, Jannes Quer
Data Science, Statistics

Probabilistic time-series forecasting @ Deloitte Analytics Institute

Tools that help you get your experiments under control
Katharina Rasch
Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, DevOps, Infrastructure

There is now a wealth of tools that support data science best practices (e.g. tracking experiments, versioning data). Let’s take a look at which tools are available and which ones might be right for your project.

Transforming a Legacy System into a Bias-Mitigating AI Solution for Debt Repayment
Avaré Stewart
Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Data Engineering

Unleash Intelligence in you Data Transform a Legacy System into Bias-Mitigating AI Solution for Debt Repayment with Tesseract, SpaCy, & AI Fairness 360

Using machine learning for Level Generation in video-games
Filipe Silva
Data Science, Machine Learning

Using machine learning models for level generation in video-games

Version Control for Data Science
Alessia Marcolini
Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning

Versioning in Data Science projects can be pretty painful: are you able to track the data sets along with the code itself and some of the resulting models?

Visualizing Networks in Python
Jan-Benedikt Jagusch
Deep Learning, Data Science, Networks, Visualisation

Network #data is beautiful. Join Jan's presentation and learn how to build impressive visualizations for your next deep learning project.

Want to have a positive social impact as a data scientist?
Ellen König
Community, Data Science

Find your individual approach towards more positive social impact by conducting experiments! I'll show you how.

Why you should (not) train your own BERT model for different languages or domains
Marianne Stecklina
Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Data Science, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Science

Language models like BERT can capture general language knowledge and transfer it to new data and tasks. However, applying a pre-trained BERT to non-English text has limitations. Is training from scratch a good (and feasible) way to overcome them?

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