Cognitive Builder Faire: San Francisco

Apr 22, 2017 · San Francisco, United States of America


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Master the Art of Data Science & Cognitive Computing
Start your data science and cognitive business journey by learning more about cognitive solutions like Watson and the IBM Bluemix Cloud platform!

Join a community of data scientists and application builders for an amazing 3 days of learning and data innovation. Whether you’ve been a data scientist for years, or whether you are just getting started, this is the forum to engage with industry leaders from leading research institutes such as NASA, to level up your application building skills.  Watch tutorials provided by experts teaching a suite of data engineering and cognitive computing skills in the areas of data wrangling, application building with Watson APIs, and other cognitive solutions to reimagine your workflow.

You and your team of fellow community of developers will be able to apply what you've learned towards building a working application to showcase at the end of the 3-day event.

Start Transforming Your Business
Build super-powered data products.  Use the best of open source tooling with IBM innovation.  Solve your toughest data challenges with the best tools and the latest expertise in a social environment built by data scientists

Who should be there?

If you work in one of the following areas, this is a must-attend event:

Data Science, Data Engineering, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Data Strategy, Enterprise Data Management, Information Technology, Big Data, Data Analytics, Open Data

Friday - Kickoff!

6:00p - 6:30p: Check-in & Networking
6:30p - 6:45p: Introduction and Kickoff Speakers: Andrew Fitch, Galvanize
6:45p - 7:15p: Keynote Speaker: To Be Announced Soon
7:15 - 8:15: Computer Setup with Nir Kaldero, Galvanize
8:15p - 8:30p: Closing Remarks Speakers: Andrew Fitch, Galvanize
8:30p - 9:00p: Networking


7:30a - 8:00a: Check-in and Breakfast
8:00a - 8:20a: Welcome and Recap of days events Speakers: Andrew Fitch, Galvanize
8:30a - 11:40a:
- Tutorial + Lab Cognitive/Watson Instructors: Nick Bourdakos
- Tutorial + Lab R & Python Instructor: Polong Lin
- Tutorial + Lab Data Science Instructor: TBA
- Cognitive Builder Course: TBA
11:45a - 12:15p - Lunch Break
12:15 Team Formations!
12:20p Choose your Challenge and Build! Watson/Cognitive Project OR Data Science Project
7:45p - 8:00p: Closing Remarks Day 1: Recap, expectations for day 2 Andrew Fitch, Galvanize


8:00a - 8:30a - Check-in and Breakfast
8:30a - 1:00p - BUILD!
1:00p - 1:30p - Lunch Break
1:30p - 4:00p - Project Showcase

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