Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning for Finance

Date: 17 January, 2019

Country: Hong Kong

Venue: 26F Sino Plaza 255-257 Gloucester Road Causeway Bay

Organized by: Xccelerate

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Do you have an interest in the current buzz around Data Science? Are you a finance professional wanting to understand Machine Learning? Chances are you can use some of these tools to enhance your current career or even pivot to a new one as a Data Scientist.

In this introductory workshop, we will - a) Discuss words and terminology that are being used; b) Explore some Use Cases of Data Science; and c) Participate in a live case study to extract key insights from a voluminous set of financial data.

In summary, you will come away with an understanding of the scope of Data Science and its potential to help you drive change in your current environment.


Workshop Learning Objectives
Data Science applications in the world of finance - Data is the new gold!

Learn the language data speaks - by visualising it!

Learn about the different types of Machine Learning.

Learn how Machine Learning can solve real world problems with an example.


Who Should Attend
Students, fresh graduates and young professionals with an interest in pursuing careers in the field of data science. Prior programming experience is not required.


What to Bring:
A laptop


Instructor Bio:
Jyoti Gupta has over 10 years of experience across various roles in software development and as a professional trainer. She has taught undergraduate computer engineering courses related to Big Data and Machine Learning, as well as delivered numerous technical workshops for Microsoft and others in Hong Kong and Singapore. She hold a masters degree in computer engineering.