Venue: Room TM1-83, Tower Building, London Metropolitan University,
166-220 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DB.
Opposite Holloway Road tube station, Piccadilly line
Date & Time: Monday 15th September 2014, 18:00-20:30
We would like to invite all analytics professionals to attend and take part in open discussions concerning the Society’s current activities, with the potential for suggesting new ones. These activities include analytics education & certification, ethics, conferences and analytics standards.
The meeting will start with presentations on the theme: Data mining and its benefits to society, followed by an open discussion of the Society and its activities. Light refreshments will be provided.
17:30 Arrival, Registration, Refreshments & Networking
18:00 Tom Khabaza: Chairman’s Welcome
18:10 Rosaria Silipo: Introduction to the KNIME workbench
18:35 Rachana Shanbogue, Bank of England: Nowcasting the economy using internet data
19:00 Rick Adderley: Data Mining for Law Enforcement & Security
19:25 ---- Break ----
19:40 Discussion of SocDM activities led by Tom Khabaza
20:25 Close of Meeting
Please register your intention to attend at meetup.com:
Please note all attendees must register.
Welcome to the SocDM newsletter. Our first issue contains:
- A welcome from the Chairman, and dicussion of SocDM activities;
- Analysing Early Adoption, by Francine Bennett;
- R for Open Source Data Mining, by Andy Pryke;
- The case for a Chief Analytics Officer, by Chris Hemingway;
- Introducing the SocDM directors.
Launching the Society of Data Miners: First Open Meeting
The first open meeting of the Society was held at Nesta in London on Tues 11th Feb 2014.
A big thank you to everyone who took part in our first open meeting, especially to the presenters Andy Pryke, Fran Bennett and Chris Hemingway whose hard work made the event so valuable, and to Nesta for their kind provision of the venue and assistance with organisation.
Thanks also to all those who have expressed an interest in being involved in specific future activities of the Society; we are collating the information from the meeting and will be in touch with you shortly.
The Society of Data Miners was launched at Predictive Analytics World, London on 23rd October 2013 - PRESS RELEASE.
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
I’m delighted to announce the launch of the Society of Data Miners, a new professional body for the field of data mining and analytics. The founding directors are: Tom Khabaza (chairman), Rick Adderley, Chris Hemmingway, Andy Pryke and Duncan Ross. Our aim is to bring the analytics community together to establish the profession and increase the benefits delivered.
The Society was launched at Predictive Analytics World in London on the 23rd of October 2013.