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Big Data Malaysia

The Art and Science of Predictive Analytics
Description
We are happy to announce to you our next meetup, where the name of the theme will be The Art and Science of Predictive Analytics. It will be held on Tuesday of November 17th, 2015 from 6.00p.m. to 10.00p.m. at The Co., Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.

We will be featuring three of our renowned Speakers, namely Jaden Teo from Quandatics, who will be covering on the topic of Advanced Analytics, which is currently the centerpiece of Big Data, touching on how we move from descriptive to predictive and finally be prescriptive with data analysis.

Hema Latha Krishna Nair of Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, will be providing an educational overview of predictive approaches and metrics in Big Data, that might be useful for modelling real-world scenarios.

Fabian Chan from SEEK Asia (the company behind South East Asia's leading job boards - JobStreet and jobsDB), will be speaking that day to share with us his journey of failures and successes in predictive analytics; starting from weather, to hospitals, to academics, to flight schedules and now, the jobs market. We hope the values he brings us in this special meetup, would benefit those of us on that day, who will be, or plan to embark, on similar paths.

*Tips: It is the failures you should pay attention to.

We look forward to seeing you!

*for those coming right after work, we will be providing plenty of pizza's (vegetarians included) and beverages to go before the event starts.

Tuesday, November 17

Time / Activity
6:00 pm / Networking
7:30 pm / Welcome and Introduction
7:40 pm / Jaden Teo, Founder of Quandatics.com
8:10 pm / Hema Latha Krishna Nair, Lecturer at APU.
8:40 pm / Fabian Chan, Research Manager at SEEK Asia
9:10 pm / Conclusion
9:20 pm / Community Announcement
9:30 pm / Networking


Co-Founder of Quandatics, a Big Data, IoT, Smart Analytics solution provider and re-seller for RapidMiner. He was a Consultant for data analytics, artificial intelligence, image processing, application deployment, where he has supported many engineering and research professionals to create better workflows and obtain better results. His previous work includes research in aerodynamic behavior of automobiles for Global Design Challenge; a collaborative air-frame design effort sponsored by Spirit Aerosystems, the world’s largest independent producers of commercial aero-structures.


Senior Lecturer at Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation, a private university in Malaysia. She taught modules majoring in databases, data warehouse, data analytics and artificial intelligence. Her interests and specialization includes data analytic, data mining and expert system solutions. In 2014, Hema lead her team and developed DAM-IT: Dam Water Level Management System, as First Runner-up for the Big Data App Challenge.


Research Manager at SEEK Asia, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia; the company behind South East Asia's leading job boards - Jobstreet & JobsDB; provider of online employment, educational, commercial and volunteer businesses. He currently leads a team of people, leveraging on data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques to help people get better jobs. His past experience involves analysis and development of systems for operational efficiency and improved services, one of which, he lead a development team for proof of concepts of artificial intelligence capabilities using Genetic Algorithm for a flight scheduling system.


Big Data Malaysia is a meetup group for professionals with interest in all things Big Data; including NoSQL, Hadoop, visualization, business use cases, data science, and more. Big Data Malaysia welcomes participation from a wide range of perspectives in the big data community. For more information, please check out bigdatamalaysia.org join our Facebook and LinkedIn group.


Entrepreneurship can be a lonely journey but it doesn’t have to be. More than just desks and chairs, The Co. is a co-working space centered around bringing you into a support network of entrepreneurs, freelancers and professionals from all walks of life who don’t work the standard 9 to 5. Our culture revolves around community driven events to grow you personally, professional and socially. Find like-minded hustlers who are striking out on their own and living life on their own terms. Who knows, they may be mentors, investors, co-founders and all-round gurus that add to your entrepreneurial journey.
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Tue Nov 17, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM MYT
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Venue
The Co., Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
Tickets
Early Bird
Student 15.00 MYR
Standard 30.00 MYR
At the door 50.00 MYR
Venue Address
8 Lengkok Abdullah, Lengkok Abdullah, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia
Directions
If you're coming from Jalan Bangsar, pass the Bangsar LRT station and turn left onto Lengkok Abdullah (you will see a 7/11 on your left). Go straight past the intersection of Jalan Kemuja.
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Big Data Malaysia
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