Aegis announces its 2nd Edition of Data Science Congress

Bangalore - 20th March, 2018: After the success of Data Science Congress 2017, Aegis School of Data Science is organising the 2nd edition to India’s largest data science event, Data Science Congress (DSC) from May 29 to June 1, 2018 at CIDCO Convention Centre, Navi Mumbai.

Aegis created DSC with a mission to bring Indiaat the centre stage of data science and to create a vendor neutral platform.DSC is a platform for dialogue, knowledge sharing, highlighting best practices,innovations and discussing used cases among the practitioners which includestart-ups developing breakthrough innovation, data scientists, technologyvendors, product, services and solution providers.

BhupeshDaheria, CEO of Aegis School of DataScience and Founder of DSCsaid“We atAegis are excited to announce the 2nd edition of Data ScienceCongress. The lack of a formal forum for Data Science users and vendors urgedus to create a platform to bridge this gap and build awareness to meet theskill shortage. The 2nd edition of DSC will continuein its missionto groom the Indian talent and data scientists in the field of Analytics, BigData, AI, Machine Learning, Cyber Security and IOT and help them showcase theirskills thatwill help India take leaps in the field of Data Science”

Thetheme for DSC 2018 is confluence of Analytics,Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things,Cognitive, Blockchain and Cyber Security. The 4 days event will include keynote addresses,Ministerial panel discussion – inviting ITMinisters of differentstates of India for panel discussion, IT Secretarial Panel Discussion -inviting IT Secretaries of different states of India for panel discussion,Panel Discussion on BFSI, Health, Block chain, Telecom, Retail, Manufacturing,Media & Entertainment, also CEO Round Table which includes CEO of top ITcompanies.

This year’s organising committee includesMr. AmitDubey, Deputy CTO Tech Mahindra; Dr Avik Sarkar, Head Analytics Cell NITI Aayog;Mr.Mukesh Jain, CTO VFS Global; Mr. Sameer Dhanrajini, Chief Strategy OfficerFractal Analytics are amongst few who are architecting and contributing to thelargest Data Science event and to our mission to make India the nucleus of datascience.

DSC 2017 was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister MrY.S Chowdhary, Minister of State for Ministry of Science and Technology and theopening key note address was delivered by Dr. Usama Fayyad, First Chief DataOfficer ever titled.Over 68 speakers delivered key talks and panel discussionsand Data Scientists from several organizations like NITI Aayog, NationalSecurity Council Secretariat (NSCS), Department of Science & Technology,Amazon, AIG, IBM Research, Walmart Labs, Makemytrip, NVIDIA, Cisco, Tableau,PwC, SAP, Edelweiss, Fractal Analytics, American Express, Reliance JIO,Gramener, RBI, Myntraetc shared their knowledge at the forum.

AboutAegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecom:

Aegis School of Business, Data Science, CyberSecurity and Telecom was founded in the year 2002 with support from BhartiAirtel to develop cross functional technology leaders. In 2015 Aegis and IBMcollaborated to launch, India's first Post Graduate Program (PGP) in DataScience, Business Analytics and Big Data and later in 2017 PGP in CyberSecurity.  These programs are jointly certified and delivered byAegis School of Business in association with IBM. IBM has set up high endBusiness Analytics and Cloud Computing Lab at Campus. Also Aegis and NVIDIApartnered for Deep Learning and applied AI courses. Aegis is no. 1 School ofData Science and among top 5 in Business Analytics. Aegis takes up variousindustry projects, research and consulting assignments in the field of datascience under its initiative "Data Science Delivered" and "DataScience for social good", and helping organizations for devolving skillson data science, ML, DL, Big Data, Analytics etc.   

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