• Scotland's Largest Data Talent Showcase

    Murrayfield Stadium | Edinburgh | 22nd March 2017

  • What is DTS17?

    Data Talent Scotland is an annual collider event that brings together postgraduate data science students, data enthusiasts, universities and businesses from across Scotland. The event connects new data talent and education with industry, providing businesses with fantastic opportunities to access the best of Scotland’s data talent and education.

    Why Attend?

    Data Talent Scotland brings together students, data enthusiasts, universities and employers from across the country; acting as a catalyst for employment and skills development whilst growing links between industry, universities and data talent. At Data Talent Scotland students can land their dream job and employers can recruit their ideal candidate.

    Who's going to be there?

    • 250+ Masters and PHD students
    • 150+ data enthusiasts looking for careers in data.
    • 25+ company exhibitors looking to hire in Scotland.
    • 16 data (and related) courses from 11 universities.
    • World-class speakers & workshop hosts

    Schedule Overview

    Data Skills for Scotland’s Future

    Event speakers and panellists will focus on identifying the skills Scotland’s data talent will need to forge Scotland’s data-driven future prosperity

    Activities throughout the day will include:


    Networking: Plenty of time for students and employers to meet

    Skills Workshops: Improve your technical and business skills

    Panel Discussion: Find out what our panel thinks will be the key data skills you need to know for the future

    Start-ups: Meet some of Scotland’s data start-ups and learn how you can start your own

    Break-out rooms: For informal discussions, interviews, client meetings and receptions


    Speakers include:

    Marc Priestley (Formula 1), Sainsbury’s Bank and Aquila Insight

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    The Data Lab

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  • Contact

    If you have any enquiries regarding DTS17, get in touch and we will get back to you asap!