Data Science Symposium - Statistical modelling and Machine Learning: Is there a difference?

Monday, 16 November 2020

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Date 16 November 2020
Time 14:00 - 16:00 CET / CEST (Delft time, UTC+2)
Symposium
Registry fee € Free
Chair Bjorn Backeberg
 

Description

Are you interested in data science? Do you want to learn more about different methods, how to apply them in your sector and how to overcome technical challenges? Do you have an opinion on the ethics related to data science? 

Then join us for the virtual Data Science Symposium in the week of 16 November 2020. During this week we will have four 2-hour longs session during which the following topics will be covered: 

The sessions will be a mix of presentations with opportunities for Q&A and presentations followed by a panel discussion or debate.

We have a great line-up of international and national speakers and panellists, including experts from Deltares exploring new and hybrid approaches around enabling delta life!

 

REGISTRATION

Please sign in (top right corner) using your MyDeltares account.

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After the MyDeltares registration or signing in, it will be possible for you to register for individual 2020 events, get a personal overview (My schedule), make changes in your schedule, profile etc.

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START OF THE SESSION

Please check in early to test your audio and video. We will open the session at 13:50 (CET, Delft time), 10 minutes before the start of the webinar.

 

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Schedule - Monday, 16 November 2020

Time Event
14:00 - 16:00 Statistical modelling and Machine Learning: Is there a difference?
14:00 - 14:10 Welcome - Björn Backeberg (Deltares)
14:10 - 14:30 Data modeling versus algorithmic modeling - Faraz S. Tehrani (Deltares)
14:30 - 14:50 Statistical methods in hydrology - Ferdinand Diermanse (Deltares)
14:50 - 15:10 Modelling Urban Water Infrastructure with Graph Neural Networks - Riccardo Taormina (TUDelft)
15:10 - 15:30 Handling data in healthcare: is causality a necessity or a luxury? - Egge van der Poel (JADS)
15:30 - 16:00 Panel discussion - Jonathan Nuttall (Deltares)