Data Science Foundation in association with NASSCOM organized ‘2nd Annual Data Science Summit’

Data Science Foundation,and NASSCOM organized ‘2nd Annual Data Science Summit’ the only of-its-kind seminar in Eastern region, on August 28, 2015 at Kolkata.

Online PR News – 01-September-2015 – Kolkata, West Bengal – PRESS RELEASE
Kolkata
28th August, 2015

Data Science Foundation in association with NASSCOM organized ‘2nd Annual Data Science Summit’

Data Science Foundation, in association with NASSCOM organized ‘2nd Annual Data Science Summit’
- the only of-its-kind seminar in Eastern region, on August 28th , 2015 at The Park, Kolkata.

Big Data and Analytics are revolutionizing the way companies do business globally and have thrown up a healthy potential for such opportunities, which is no longer limited to the core IT sector. Leading organizations across various industries, including finance, marketing, retail, to name a few, have increasingly high demand for the professionals skilled in Big Data & Analytics technologies. The Seminar brought together the Corporates, Institutions and Universities on one platform to discuss the pressing need to plug the gaps in upcoming technologies.. Eminent speakers from leading organizations, including Airtel, ANZ, TCS, Unilever, Business Brio, TCG, Ideal Analytics, IIT – Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Statistics etc. discussed the application of Big Data and Analytics in business and research domains and deliberated upon the way-ahead for IT and ITES professionals.

Mr. Debashish Sen IAS – Chairman HIDCO Govt Of West Bengal, Mr. Rajiv Vaishnav - Vice President NASSCOM, and Mr. Ambarish Dasgupta – Head Management Consulting KPMG inaugurated the summit. Mr. Upendrajit Singh – Managing Director, WEBEL presided over the program as the Guest of Honor.

Mr. Debashish Sen IAS – Chairman HIDCO Govt of West Bengal, emphasized on the state government’s role in the formation of SAMRIDDHI, the Analytics HUB at Kalyani.

Mr. Gautam Banerjee – President Data Science Foundation, while sharing his thoughts in the welcome address said, “Right collaboration between corporates and academia will help focus on tangible research on business problems leading to development of intellectual properties and meaningful patents helping India to take a lead on cutting edge subject of Data Science which is still in evolving stage and merely not depend on job creation only based out cost arbitrage in this new sector”.

Speaking at the session, Mr. Mainak Sen, Director, Business Brio, emphasized on development of skills on vernacular text mining keeping in mind millions of social media participants in India while Ms. Soma Banerjee, Director, Data Brio Academy, emphasized on industry- specific internship based skill development requirements in Analytics and Big Data domain.

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