Perth Data Science Week 2018 launches, featuring Digital Humanities Pathways Forum

Perth Data Science Week 2018 launches, featuring Digital Humanities Pathways Forum
May 16, 2018 Chris Button

This Friday’s Digital Humanities Pathways Forum will be a key part of Perth Data Science Week 2018, a week-long promotion of data science activities. Featuring a focus on “jobs and opportunities”, Perth Data Science Week 2018 (formerly known as Perth Big Data Week) will aim to make data science widely accessible, a cause eRSA is proud to support through its Pathways Forum.

Read on below for the official launch media release from the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre for Perth Data Science Week 2018:Perth Data Science Week 2018

Media Release

Data Science Week has officially been launched! There are so many events on this week so reshuffle that little black book and get on down to Perth Data Science Week 2018.

Grab your chance to see how data science is applied to areas such as supercomputing, machine learning, computation and analytics.

Meet representatives from mining, education and academia who will explain how they are using data science to create amazing opportunities – and jobs!

WA’s Chief Scientist, Professor Peter Klinken AC, launched the week’s events, at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre during a State of the State update.

“Data is a mine full of gold and gems, waiting for us to explore ”, Professor Klinken said, “There are huge advances in this particular area every year, and it never ceases to amaze me, how quickly the notion of data science is being captivated. Everyone is talking about it”.

The launch kicks off a week brimming with excellent events, presented by CORE Innovation Hub, Women in Technology, Scitech and a range of technology startups.

With more than 15 events scheduled for the week, so unlock that black box… register now at www.datascienceweek.org or follow the hashtag #DSW18!

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