Microsoft Cloud Society - Data Science Roadshow

May 20, 2017 · , United Arab Emirates

As per an IDC study, one in three IT positions are expected to be cloud-related by 2020. However, a skills gap plagues cloud adoption, especially in the MENA region.

Introducing, Microsoft Cloud Society Program, a platform that lets you master the cloud computing space and shape the cutting-edge technology innovation. It lets you enrich your cloud skills with deep, hands-on, certification-led training and build your career as a Microsoft Certified Professional. Get learning, get certified and get engaged at

Microsoft is here to help you master Data Science by organizing half-day Data Science Roadshows. Here, we introduce and share Data Science key concepts to developers, IT Pros, Startups and ISVs. Attend the Roadshow in Dubai on the 20th of May to unlock insights and solve critical business problems with the power of Data Science. Register here:

Event Agenda :

10.00 - 10.30 - A Data-driven Business era (keynote by Microsoft Gulf)

10.30 - 11.30 - Understanding the three V's of big data (Velocity)

Speaker: Usama Wahab Khan (Microsoft MVP)

11.30 - 11.45 - Break and Q&A

11.45 - 12.35 - Understanding the three V's of big data (Volume)

Speaker: Mohammad Owais (CTO at Cazar)

12.35 - 12.50 - Break and Q&A

12.50 - 13.40 - Understanding the three V's of big data (Variety)

Speaker: Vlatko Stojanovski (Chief Architect at Leaptech)

13.40 - 14.10 - Lunch

14.10 - 14.50 - Building predictive models in Azure Machine Learning

Speaker: Ovais Mehboob Ahmed Khan (Microsoft MVP)

14.50 - 15.05 - Break and Q&A

15.05 - 15.45 - Cognitive Services

Speaker: Amr Khamise (Microsoft MVP)

Event organizers
  • SQL Server User Group Dubai

    Dubai SQL Server User group is a platform where we can discuss all about SQL Server. It provides the opportunity to learn, enhance and share the knowledge at all levels. Anyone interested in SQL Server is welcome and members can post their technical know-how, problems, solutions, discussion. We operate in Dubai, join us in discussion and meet up with your peers. In addition, you can post SQL Server jobs here.

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