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Aegis announces second edition of Data Science Congress

March 22, 2018

After the success of Data Science Congress 2017, Aegis School of Data Science – India’s leading institute offering Telecom/Technology Management programme – is organising the second edition of India’s largest data science event, Data Science Congress (DSC) 2018 from May 29 to June 1, 2018 at CIDCO Convention Centre, Navi Mumbai.
DSC is a three-day conference and one day workshop curated by Aegis with delegates from different industries and business functional areas. DSC 2017 was a huge success with 2094 delegates, by far the largest gathering of India’s data science community. DSC 2018 is expected to witness an even larger number of delegates.

Aegis created DSC with a mission to bring India at the centre stage of data science and to create a vendor neutral platform. DSC is a platform for dialogue, knowledge sharing, highlighting best practices, innovations and discussing used cases among the practitioners which include start-ups developing breakthrough innovation, data scientists, technology vendors, product, services and solution providers.

Comments Bhupesh Daheria, CEO of Aegis School of Data Science and founder of DSC, “We at Aegis are excited to announce the second edition of Data Science Congress. The lack of a formal forum for Data Science users and vendors urged us to create a platform to bridge this gap and build awareness to meet the skill shortage. The second edition of DSC will continue its mission to groom the Indian talent and data scientists in the field of Analytics, Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, Cyber Security and IOT and help them showcase their skills thatwill help India take leaps in the field of Data Science.”

The theme for DSC 2018 is confluence of Analytics, Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Cognitive, Blockchain and Cyber Security. The 4 day event will include key note addresses, ministerial panel discussion – inviting IT ministers of different states of India for panel discussion, IT secretarial panel discussion – inviting IT secretaries of different states of India for panel discussion, panel discussion on BFSI, health, block chain, telecom, retail, manufacturing and media & entertainment apart from a CEO Round Table which includes CEO of top IT companies.

This year’s organising committee includes Amit Dubey, deputy CTO Tech Mahindra; Dr Avik Sarkar, Head Analytics Cell NITI Aayog; Mukesh Jain, CTO VFS Global; Sameer Dhanrajini, chief strategy officer, Fractal Analytics, among others.

DSC 2017 was inaugurated by YS Chowdhary, minister of state for Ministry of Science and Technology and the opening key note address was delivered by Dr. Usama Fayyad, first chief data officer ever titled. Over 68 speakers delivered key talks and panel discussions and data scientists from several organisations like NITI Aayog, National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), Department of Science & Technology, Amazon, AIG, IBM Research, Walmart Labs, Makemytrip, NVIDIA, Cisco, Tableau, PwC, SAP, Edelweiss, Fractal Analytics, American Express, Reliance JIO, Gramener, RBI, Myntraetc shared their knowledge at the forum.

With campuses in Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore, Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecom was promoted in 2002 to develop cross functional technology leaders. For more information, please visit  &

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