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Data Science Festival 2024

Join the hottest startups, most respected industry leaders and brightest talent from across the data world

Date: 18th May
Venue: CodeNode, 10 South Pl, London, EC2M 7EB
Data Science Festival 2024

Data Science Festival 2024

The Data Science Festival (DSF), founded in 2016, is a diverse community that prides itself on its free knowledge sharing, educational events and festival vibes. They believe that sharing their knowledge of technology from an open-source perspective is the only way to truly evolve bigger ideas. They aim to inspire individuals to use data for positive purposes and to foster connections between the community and companies, with the ultimate goal of improving humanity.

Watch our Head of Product, Yu-Lan Schooliers in last year's edition. 

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Data Science Festival 2024

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Where can I buy tickets for the Data Science Festival 2024

Due to the popularity of the festivals, event tickets are allocated via a random ballot.

How does the ballot work?

Enter the free ballot via Universe. 600 people will get sent their ticket via email ahead of the event. If you don’t receive an email, you are unlucky this time in getting a ticket. Tickets are drawn across the month of April 2024. Further details on the ballot can be found here.

When and where is the Data Science Festival 2024?

The festival will be held at the CodeNode on May 18th. It’s expected to run from 9:00 AM – 18:00 PM BST.

Where can I find the Data Science Festival 2024 speaker list?

The speaker list for the 2024 Festival is set to be published, but you can find speakers for last year here.

Can I watch a recording after the event?

Yes. After the event you can come back to the DSF site. All sessions will be added to the past section of the event. Please note if a speaker does not wish to be recorded the sessions will not be made available.

What type of session can I expect to see?

There are a mixture of talks featured at the festival. Covering all things data (science, engineering, etc) and a variety of technical levels. You can view last years playlist on YouTube here to get an idea of the talks of the events.

How much are the festival tickets?

The tickets are completely free.

Keynote Speakers

Yu-Lan Scholliers

Yu-Lan Scholliers

Head of Product, Checkstep

Yu-Lan joins from Meta – where she worked across various Trust & Safety efforts with a focus on counter-terrorism and suicide & self-injury. Previously also worked as management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in Brussels.
Phil Howard

Phil Howard

Director of Data Science - King

Phil provides technical leadership for analytics teams across King’s global offices. At King he has worked on diverse Data Science projects, from forecasting Customer Lifetime Value to content optimisation and AB testing new game features. He has spent the last 20 years working with big datasets to understand complex systems, from predicting flooding across the UK to playing quantum mechanical billiards.
Raquel Vaz

Raquel Vaz

Senior Data Scientist - Trustpilot

Raquel is a Senior Data Scientist at Trustpilot where she leads data science initiatives in a cross functional team. Some of her work includes improving the search engine, recommendation systems, and consumer representations to enable personalisation. She also champions best coding practices among the Data Science and Analytics team. Previously she worked at Culture Trip and Seatfrog. She holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Imperial college London.

Getting there

Data Science Festival 2024
10 South Pl,
London EC2M 7EB, United Kingdom

Contact: (+44) 020 362 12707

Travel FAQ

  • Is there parking at the venue?

    There’s no parking available at the venue. You can check Parkopedia for details of nearby parking.

  • What is the best way to travel to the venue?

    Car – If you want to commute by car to CodeNode, NCP Finsbury Square offers an ideal parking spot. Located beneath the lawn bowls green, you’re only a short walk from CodeNode, Moorgate and Old Street. CodeNode is also serviced by a large loading bay, should you require deliveries or unloading.

    Tube/Train – The nearest underground stations are Moorgate and Liverpool Street Stations. Both are on the Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines, Moorgate is also on the Northern Line and Liverpool Street on the Central line. Liverpool Street is also a main overland station.

    To reach CodeNode from Moorgate Station, exit Moorgate Station, turn right onto Moorgate, turn right again onto South Place. Walk down on South Place until you reach number 10 on your right. In addition, Liverpool Street station is a major overland train station connecting CodeNode directly with the outer London regions and rest of the UK.

    Bicycle – For cyclists there is a Santander Cycles Hire docking station just outside our venue on South Place.

  • Are there any airports close by?

    London City Airport is the nearest airport to CodeNode, easily accessible via the Docklands. Light Railway (DLR) from Bank underground station.
    All other London airports are within 1 hour of the venue.

  • Are there any hotels close to the venue?

    The area has several hotels at different budgets. Based on proximity to the venue, we have found the following options (ordered by price):

    • Travelodge London Central City Road, Distance to venue = 0.3 miles

    • Hotel Motel One London Tower Hill, Distance to venue = 0.7 miles

    • South Place Hotel, Distance to venue = 246 ft

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