Data Science Salon Announces a Partnership With Viacom and Conference Expansion

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Data Science Salon New York, introduced by the creators of the Data Science Popup, Plotcon and JupyterCon, will host its 1st one-day data science forum in New York for the senior practitioners in the media and entertainment industry, Thursday, September 27, at Galvanize HQ in New York City. This intimate event is the only one of its kind and curates data science sessions to bring specialists in media and entertainment face-to-face to educate each other on innovative new solutions in artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive analytics and acceptance around best practices. Data Science Salon attendees are data science managers, C-Level executives, senior data scientists, entrepreneurs, developers, and other technical practitioners in media and entertainment.

Data science approaches in media and entertainment field are some of the most sophisticated in the practice. DSS NY is set to explore and discuss the impacts of those practices. This conference series is designed to be not only informative, but also entertaining. “ created conferences I actually want to go to,” said Jack Parmer, CEO of Plotly. “They’re fun, you learn some great things, you meet some great people, and at the end of the day you feel energized rather than drained.” Past attendees have pointed to the tightly curated content and the ease of networking in such an intimate setting. “We have a reputation for curating the most sophisticated conversations in data science, machine learning and AI today,” said Anna Anisin, Founder and CEO at, the host of the Data Science Salon Series.

New partnerships for the Data Science Salon series include Google Cloud and Schireson Associates. "We're very excited to participate in the Data Science Salon. Continuous learning is a key piece of Schireson's DNA. Over the past 15 years, we’ve witnessed the evolution of data science from small academic labs to big business solutions in marketing and media, and we're thrilled to be part of the community conversation about what’s next,” said Jacob Harris, Partner, Schireson Associates. Viacom has also joined the series as a partner for the next Data Science Salon NY, which will be hosted at their headquarters in Times Square. “We are excited to partner with the Data Science Salon in hosting the leading data strategists, who are at the forefront in reimagining the media and entertainment industry for the future. At Viacom, we have been investing in data science capabilities that aim to advance not only our business, but the overall ecosystem.  We look forward to connecting with our peers to identify, discuss and solve for today’s biggest challenges and opportunities in this very dynamic media landscape,” said Das Dasgupta, Corporate SVP, Head of Data Science and Process Excellence with Enabling Technologies (PEET) at Viacom.

Its sister conference, Data Science Salon LA, was featured yesterday in PC Mag:

This is the fourth market for the Data Science Salon, which has also visited Miami, Dallas, and most recently Los Angeles at Red Bull Media House in Santa Monica. The series will continue to expand in February 2019 with the addition of Data Science Salon Austin: Applying AI and ML to Technology and IoT.

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The event is officially SOLD OUT.

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