6:00-8:30pm, Monday 2nd February 2015,
Tower Building, London Metropolitan University,
166-220 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DB.
Opposite Holloway Road tube station, Piccadilly line.
The Society of Data Miners aims to increase the benefits of data mining to society by improving awareness and building a professional community. For our 3rd open meeting, we invite analytics and data mining practitioners to discuss and plan the activities through which we will build the data mining profession.
The Society currently has 6 activity streams:
- Conference & Events;
- Education (closely related to Certification);
If you are interested in taking part in or have suggestions for any of these activities, or wish to suggest an addition, please come along and get involved.
6pm Arrival & refreshments
6:15 Presentation: Vassil T. Vassilev (London Met. Uni.) "Enhancing online analytics tools with dynamic user profiling using intelligent methods for classification"
6:45 Discussion & planning Society of Data Miners activities
Please register your attendance of this meeting through Meetup.com:
Please note that you may not be allowed into the building if you do not register in advance.
We are again most grateful to Professor Dominic Palmer-Brown & Seema Patel of London Metropolitan University, who have kindly agreed to provide the venue.
The Society of Data Miners is an independent non-profit organisation for the public good with the purposes to:
- Increase the benefits of data mining to society;
- Increase knowledge and awareness of the nature and benefits of data mining;
- Advance the profession of data mining;
- Form a community of and for data miners.
In pursuit of these purposes, the Society of Data Miners will:
- Hold events for data miners to exchange experience, formulate best practice and broaden the scope and benefits of data mining;
- Encourage adoption of the highest ethical standards in data mining;
- Provide public and media information about data mining and its benefits;
- Provide certification of data miners who have reached a recognised level of competence and experience in data mining practice;
- Encourage the creation of a literature of data mining practice;
- Encourage data mining standards;
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.