The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU) and the St. Petersburg media group Bumaga, hosted Science Slam Big Data: researchers spoke about the main scientific ideas of our time and their own research in the field of big data.
The event was attended by five researchers from Moscow and St. Petersburg:
- Vladimir Gorovoy, Data Science Product Manager at Yandex.Verticals, Co-Head of the Working Group on Updating the Master in Business Analytics and Big Data Program at GSOM SPbU. He shared how data and technologies help to find apartments with modern renovation.
- Alina Vladimirova, researcher at the Center for Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. She delivered the speech on the topic "Between boom and hype: how does big data change history?"
- Dmitry Skugarevsky, Associate Professor of MTS PJSC on empirical and legal research at the European University at St. Petersburg, spoke about how Russian prisoners are supported by money transfers.
- Ksenia Balabayeva, ITMO Master student, Research Engineer of the Digital Healthcare Research Group of the National Center for Cognitive Development, spoke on the topic "Electronic Medical Records: How Data Scientists Work with Your History."
- Ruslan Dokhov, Research Engineer at the Faculty of Geography of Moscow State University, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technologies at the Higher School of Economics, spoke on the impact of big data on the development and creation of new urban areas.
The Science Slam format implies that speakers within 10 minutes in a stand up format present their ideas to the public. In the final, listeners vote for the best performer, and the winner receives boxing gloves as a prize.
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