The theme of the 2015 Cyber Summit was "Generation D: Data Scientists of Tomorrow".
The cross-Prairies conference focused on the evolving discipline of data science and how it affects all citizens, from children to professionals.
The event took place September 29-30, 2015 at The Banff Centre, with pre-conference workshops on September 28.
Kayur Patel makes data science tools easier to use, and studies how people apply machine learning to solve problems and build software. As a researcher at Google, he spends a lot of time making data analytics accessible to more people, and has taught classes on visualization and data science, most recently the "Introduction to Data Science" course at Columbia University.
Pushpraj is a Principal Data Scientist at Microsoft. He has worked on large scale machine learning solutions for improving Search Quality and has built Cloud-based platforms for Big Data experimentation at Bing. These days, he finds unique social and industry applications for machine-learnt predictions from Microsoft's Big Data assets.