The Winners Of The International Data Science Awards To Be Announced At The AI & Big Data Expo, Silicon Valley.

By: Sophie Weaver

5, August, 2019


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The Data Science Foundation, Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the AI & Big Data Expo World Series have teamed up to promote the inaugural International Data Science Awards and confirm that the award winners will be announced at the event in the Santa Clara Convention Center in San Francisco.

The awards which recognise excellence and innovation in data science, artificial intelligence and advanced analytics have been created to be a global annual event. The awards competition will now be launched each year in London, will be judged by an international panel and winners will be announced at the AI & Big Data Expo North America.


“We are pleased to host the announcement of the winners at our Santa Clara event on 13 – 14 November. The global reach of these awards complements our international event programme and it’s great to be involved in something that is recognising innovation and excellence in the AI Industry” Said Verity Weedon, Head of Conference for the of AI & Big Data Expo World Series

The awards promotor the Data Science Foundation is developing a global data science and artificial intelligence community and see the awards as a way to encourage best practice and knowledge sharing.

“The International Data Science Awards are a way to recognise the amazing things our members are doing with data, advanced analytics and AI”, says Chris Tomlinson, director and founder of the Data Science Foundation, “Profiling excellence in this way will help the participants win new business and will help in the development of new technologies.”

Judges have been drawn from across the globe and include industry leaders, authors, academics and educators from 10 countries, USA, China, Australia, Canada, India, Pakistan, Spain, UK, Holland, Zambia. These include experts such as; Kerry Sheehan, Chart.PR, Vice Chair of the #AIinPR panel and CIPR Council member, Dr. Wang VP of Data Science at PayPal, California, Dr Frank Soboczenski Computer Scientist at King’s College London & NASA SpaceApps Lead and Dr Michael Baron Data Scientist, Author, Educator from Australia. The judges and the organisations they are connected to are not eligible to enter the awards.

Kerry Sheehan of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations states, “We’re excited to support the inaugural International Data Science Awards. Public relations and communications is increasingly reliant on data and it’s vital that we recognise and celebrate best practice. We’ve members in more than 85 countries around the world – I’d encourage any of them working with data, advanced analytics or AI to consider entering”

The DSF has released a short video promoting the awards https://youtu.be/tCZeuL6BJr0

Entries are invited from individuals, universities and both non-profit and commercial organisations. Entries must be submitted online via https://datascience.foundation/datascienceawards. Entrants must be a member of the Data Science Foundation to enter the awards. Membership is free of charge and provides a connection to the data science community along with a host of free membership, communications and publishing services.

An administration fee of £75 is charged per individual awards category entered. An administration fee of £125 is charged per organisational award category entered. A reduced entry fee of £45 is offered to registered charities and students. Multiple categories can be entered, but separate entry forms must be completed for each entry. Further concessions are available on request.

Further information is available on https://datascience.foundation/datascienceawards