DATA SCIENCE BOOTCAMP

December 28th - February 10th, 2016

Amman, Jordan

The Data Science Bootcamp is an 8-day bootcamp that targets developers and engineers seeking to learn more about data science and to pursue a position in the data science industry. The bootcamp will be in a practical, hands-on format covering topics in "Obtaining and Cleaning data", "Visualization and Exploratory Data Analytics", "Machine Learning", "Information Retrieval" and "Recommender Systems".

The course is organized by Jordan Open Source Association and delivered by Jordanian data scientists who made sure that the content is relevant to the growing data science industry in Jordan.

The bootcamp will take place between Dec. 28th, 2015 and Feb 10th, 2016. The hands-on sessions will be delivered on 6 consecutive Saturdays to allow people who have fulltime jobs to join. Only the introductory session and wrap-up session will be delivered on work days in the evening.

THE SCHEDULE

Introductory Session (2 hours only)

Obligatory for all attendees

Monday, 2015-12-28
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Obtaining & Cleaning Data

Introduction to getting and cleaning data with Luigi

Alternative ETL tools

by Zaid Farekh and Russia Haddad

Saturday, 2016-01-09
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Visualization & Exploratory Data Analytics

Guided tutorial on statistical analysis and visualization

Visualization with graph databases

by Samer Atiani and Ahmad Sadeddin

Saturday, 2016-01-16
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Machine Learning Day #1 (Supervised Learning)

Regression

Classification

by Mahmoud Jalajel, Yaman Al-Saqqa and Moayyad Yaghi

Saturday, 2016-01-23
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Information Retrieval

by Kais Hassan and Ramzi Alqrainy

Saturday, 2016-01-30
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Recommender Systems

Non-personalized Recommendations

Collaborative Filtering

by Mahmoud Jalajel and Nadine Jaradat

Saturday, 2016-02-06
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Machine Learning Day #2 (Unsupervised Learning)

Clustering

Bayesian Modeling

by Akram Al-Kouz and Hani Al Shater

Saturday, 2016-02-13
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Wrap-up Session (2 hours only)

by the organizers

Wednesday, 2016-02-17
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Topical/Industry Breakfasts

09:00 AM

Postcss: the future after Sass and Less

by Andrey Sitnik

10:00 AM

Stylish Slippy Maps: Creativity With Cartocss

by Aurelia Moser

12:00 PM

The Missing Slice

by Lea Verou

11:00 AM

Buffet Lunch

01:00 PM

Dragging Wordpress Core Css Into The 2000s

by Michael Mifsud

02:00 PM

Workshops & Vote of Thanks

03:00 PM

SPEAKERS & CONTRIBUTORS

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Mahmoud Jalajel

Director of Data Science Lab - Blue Kangaroo
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Kanaan Manasrah

Partnerships & Programs Lead - Jordan Open Source Association
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Nadine Jaradat

Data Scientist - Souq.com
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Akram Al-Kouz

Assistant Professor - Princess Sumaya University for Technology
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Kais Hassan

Chief Data Officer - Altibbi.com
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Zaid Farekh

Co-Founder - Semantic Intelligent Technologies
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Moayyad Yaghi

Senior Software Engineer - The Queen Rania Foundation
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Ramzi Alqrainy

Lucene/Solr Contributor - The Apache Software Foundation
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Samer Atiani

Co-founder and CTO - liwwa, Inc.
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Hani Al-Shater

Data Science Manager - Souq.com
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Yaman W. Saqqa

Chief Technology Officer - Info2cell
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Ahmad Sadeddin

Founder & CEO at Riskopy
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Russia Haddad

Senior Data Engineer - Souq.com

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