Developing on the success of 2015
2015 saw the inaugural Datatech Women in Data event, which was heralded as a great success by a full house of more than 100 delegates. Our speakers were truly inspirational and provided practical guidance for new and experienced data professionals, both in their presentations and during networking sessions. The event received coverage in the press and we congratulate Keynote Speaker Payal Jain who was subsequently voted Number One Data Titan in DataIQ.
2016: Inspirational Keynote Speakers plus unique opportunities to learn with data experts
As well as securing more high profile Keynote Speakers, we developed the Women in Data format to enable attendees to get even closer to some of the data sector’s trailblazers in breakout sessions.
Breakout sessions covered topics such as “Delivering the perfect data presentation,” “Aiming for the C suite” and a practical in R programming. This year attendees had an expanded opportunity to engage in a group Q&A session.
After filling last year’s auditorium, we selected a venue in the Grand Connaught Rooms that held twice the number of delegates and gave us more flexibility for the day’s programme, which also included refreshments, lunch and an evening drinks reception.
Your hosts: Roisin McCarthy and Rachel Keane
We were thrilled with the turnout for last year’s event and the overwhelmingly positive feedback that came from data professionals, new and experienced. The ripple effects throughout the year have been noticeable: how many of you have sought out a mentor in 2016? Those of you who know us will not be surprised that this year we set the bar even higher to spread the word further about the importance of data and careers paths for women. 2016’s Women in Data combined more of the motivational content that we all enjoyed so much last year, coupled with heaps of practical advice.
We enjoyed welcoming back those of you who came last year, and meeting more of you who are interested in data and who want to learn more about how the sector’s super-achievers have coped and developed their careers.