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Data Day Texas on Saturday, January 27

The Forrest Four-Cast: January 21, 2018

Speakers for this one-day event include Lukas Biewald (CrowdFlower), Dr. Denise Koessler Gosnell (DataStax), Kristian Hammond (Northwestern University), Lynn Pausic (Expero), Emily Robinson (Etsy), and Denis Vrdoljak (Berkeley Data Science Group). Sessions range from “Performance Data Modeling at Scale” to “Navigating Time and Probability in Knowledge Graphs” to “Fishing Graphs in a Hadoop Data Lake.”

Programming begins at 8:00 am and continues to 8:00 pm. Cost to attend Data Day Texas is $550. The AT&T Conference Center is located just south of the Forty Acres at 1900 University Avenue.

Big data is also a big deal at SXSW 2018. For this March, dozens of sessions cover this topic including “Data Nerds Meet Up,” “Designing & Building for a Data Science Future,” “Discussing Today’s Evolving Data Policy,” “Mo’ Data Mo’ Problems: Music in the Age of Data,” “More Than Numbers: Data Analysis for Storytellers,” “The Open (and Closed) Data Movement at Scale,” and “Singularity is Here: Future of Data Mining in VR.”

Other Austin events for the week of January 22:
January 22: Careers in Social Impact
January 22: E-commerce Meet Up
January 22: Austin Startup Meet Up
January 22: TipTiger Networking and Brainstorming
January 23: Data Analytics Info Session
January 23: Intro to Coding: HTML & CSS
January 23: Open Pitch Practice and Pizza
January 23: Introduction to Google Analytics
January 23: How to Prepare for a Career Change in 2018
January 23: Travel Tech Meet Up
January 23: Data Science Immersive Info Session
January 23: Founders Live Austin
January 23: Austin Mobile & Indie Game Dev Meet Up
January 23: Texas MSTC Informational Session
January 23: Austin On Rails
January 23: Learn to Code: Debugging 101
January 24: Bleeding Edge Web Meet Up
January 24: Stay Ahead of the Instagram Curve Like an Influencer
January 24: Austin Marketo User Group
January 24: Affordable Housing Accelerator Community Showcase
January 24: WDI & DSI Capstone Showcase
January 25: DivInc Cohort 4 Info Session
January 25: Introduction to Project Management
January 25: Austin Cassandra Users
January 24: Austin Web Python User Group Meet Up
January 25: Recess Happy Hour with Team Austin
January 25: Austin Data Meet Up
January 26: Gay Gaddis Book Reading
January 28–29: Culturati Summit 2018

More upcoming Austin events:
January 31: Captain Scott Kelly: Lessons From a Year in Space
February 2: DivInc Cohort 4 Application Deadline
February 5: SXSW Office Hours at Capital Factory
February 6: Bank SNB Entrepreneur’s Hour
February 8: Community Connections
February 12: Bizwomen Mentoring Monday
February 13: FoundingAustin Issue 6 Release Party
February 20: City Summit 2018
February 23–25: Elevate
February 26–28: Social Media Week Austin
March 5–8: SXSW edu 2018
March 6: SXSW Office Hours at Capital Factory
March 9–18: SXSW 2018
March 15–17: SXSW Gaming 2018
April 2–5: WorkHuman 2018
April 20–22: Austin Reggae Festival
April 26: FUND Conference
May 4: George Takei at the Long Center

If you have a creativity-focused event that you want listed in this space, then please contact hugh at sxsw dot com.

Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.

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