For Scotland’s Data Community
Scotland’s data science showcase
DataFest showcases Scotland’s leading role in data science and artificial intelligence on the international stage, while offering an unparalleled networking platform for local and international talent, industry, academia and data enthusiasts. It is run by The Data Lab and hosted by the University of Edinburgh.
The annual event welcomes an exciting and diverse mix of talent and expertise — from quantum computing professors, nanotechnologists and entrepreneurs, through to data ethicists, philosophers, musicians and artists. DataFest has a number of key elements, including:
- Data Summit: a conference featuring guests from the cutting edge of science, highlighting and discussing key data innovations and developments.
- Data Talent: this is Scotland’s largest data and AI careers and networking event. It draws data science talent from across Scotland and beyond, pairing up the best new talent with organisations looking to grow or optimise their data teams.
- DataFest Fringe: a pivotal component of Data Fest every year is the Fringe. It features a wide range of exciting events organised by the tech, data science and AI community in Scotland. Visit the DataFest website for more information on our amazing fringe events:
DataFest Fringe 2022
Each year DataFest has an overarching theme – in 2022 the theme is ‘hope’, with the festival focusing on how data and AI can be used to create a better world and society.
For more details about this year’s DataFest and to buy tickets, visit: https://datafest.global/
How to get involved
As well as attending the event, there are many ways to get involved in Data Fest as a participant.
Take part in the Fringe:
Organisations, companies, charities and individuals can host their own events at the Fringe under the DataFest brand. The Data Lab will help you to develop and promote your event to our extensive networks.
Become a partner:
Organisations and companies can maximise the impact of their involvement in Data Fest by being an exhibitor, partner or event sponsor. To find out more about Data Fest partnership opportunities drop us an email at email@example.com.
Exhibit at Data Summit and Data Talent:
Data Talent is an amazing showcase for any company looking to find new data science talent and Data Summit is an unparalleled opportunity to be at the forefront of the data and AI conversations. We offer high-value exhibitor packages for both events, just drop us an email to start the conversation.
Speak to one of our support team to find out more about DataFest
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