Cambridge Spark host PyData open forum this November

CAMBRIDGE | MAY 13 2019: Data science recruitment and training provider, Cambridge Spark, announces they’ll be hosting the city’s first PyData event from the 15th to 17th November 2019.

PyData provides a collaborative forum for data scientists. It’s the educational wing of US non-profit, NumFOCUS, who sponsor international programmes promoting open practices in research, data, and scientific computing.

These community-driven events provide something for everyone, from novices to advanced data scientists. PyData covers best practice, new techniques, and emerging technologies in a variety of programming languages.

Cambridge Spark’s CEO, Dr. Raoul-Gabriel Urma, said, “I’m delighted to announce Cambridge Spark’s continued support to the NumFOCUS and PyData community. We look forward to launching PyData Cambridge and sharing our appreciation for this thriving city that has become the UK hub for tech innovation and AI.”

Leah Silen, Executive Director of NumFOCUS, said, “We look forward to partnering with Cambridge Spark on this exciting event. We’re grateful for their ongoing support of the PyData and NumFOCUS ecosystem and appreciate this initiative to bring further education and knowledge sharing to the Cambridge community.”

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About NumFOCUS

PyData is an educational program of NumFOCUS, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in the United States. The mission of NumFOCUS is to promote open practices in research, data, and scientific computing by serving as a fiscal sponsor for open source projects and organizing community-driven educational programs.

PyData provides a forum for the international community of users and developers of data analysis tools to share ideas and learn from each other. The global PyData network promotes discussion of best practices, new approaches, and emerging technologies for data management, processing, analytics, and visualization. PyData communities approach data science using many languages, including (but not limited to) Python, Julia, and R. PyData aims to present accessible, community-driven conferences, with novice to advanced level presentations. PyData tutorials and talks bring attendees the latest project features along with cutting-edge use cases.

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About Cambridge Spark

Cambridge Spark is a leader in data science talent attraction, assessment, and development.

They offer intensive bootcamps, graduate schemes, apprenticeships, and bespoke team training solutions delivered by industry and academic experts - as well as recruitment solutions. All this is complemented by their industry-leading proprietary education platform, the Knowledge Assessment Teaching Engine (K.A.T.E.®).

Cambridge Spark addresses a growing cross-industry demand for practical data science skills, helping individuals become more employable through personalised, adaptive, industry-driven technical training.

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