DATA X Workshop

  14.02.2019, 09:00 Uhr - 15.02.2019, 17:00 Uhr

Two-Day Workshop by University of California/Berkeley and bwcon

Learn to master Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Cloud Computing, Big Data Applications in business projects. This two-days workshop in Stuttgart will teach leaders and business managers how to master the technologies and concepts that are changing the business landscape. Leaders need hands-on experience with contemporary technology and that is something this Data X Workshop provides.

You will learn how to implement a successful data strategy and how the tools work in practice. This course is highly applied. We’ll teach you technologies and concepts that can help you solve specific problems in your organization.

The new industrial revolution is here and we will teach you how to benefit from it!

The Business:
We will help you tackle the challenge of business creation and business transformation in the age of data. We’ll discuss and teach how data and algorithms projects relate to your firm’s general business strategy, leadership, culture, and business objectives. We will teach you about data-driven business models so that you can monetize the power in your data.

The Tools:
We will also teach you how to practically use Data Science and AI tools that drive the development of smart emerging technologies. We will go through the most useful open-source tools in the Data Scientist’s toolbox and get our hands dirty with state-of-the-art software and techniques to preprocess data, conduct analysis, make predictions, deploy applications and much more.

The Workshop is a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know in order to implement a successful data strategy and be a leader in your industry.

Ikhlaq Sidhu, Professor, UC Berkeley
A world-class expert in technology, innovation, and leadership. Invented the technology used in Skype and other internet communications. Over 60 patents. Started 4 new companies (3 still active). Developed Data X. Serves on many advisory boards. Created the Entrepreneurship & Technology area at the #1 public university in the world.

Alexander Fred-Ojala, Research Director, UC Berkeley
Alexander is the Research Director of the Data Lab and a co-founder of the Blockchain Lab at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, UC Berkeley. He is also a lecturer and co-creator of the UC Berkeley class Applied Data Science with Venture Applications in the College of Engineering and he is the lead Data Scientist of the international research project the Berkeley Innovation Index. Alexander has been part of the founding team of three companies: Wheely’s (accepted into YC 2015), Auranest (Series A), and InnoQuant (currently Co-founder & COO).



(9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)

Intro to Data Science & AI

  • Brief History
  • What is Machine Learning, Data Science, and AI
  • Today’s technology in Industry
  • The Power of Big Data in business projects
  • Utilize your Data in business projects

Get Value from your Data

  • Data-driven business models
  • Data, AI, and Innovation
  • Case studies from different industries
  • Successful Innovation Strategies
  • Utilize your Data in business projects

Data Science Tools & Algorithms

  • Data Science in Python
  • Jupyter Notebooks
  • Numpy & array computation
  • Pandas
  • Matplotlib + Seaborn
  • Putting it all together: Complete exercise


(9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)

Challenges & The Future of Data Science

  • Competing with AI giants
  • Implementation of a Data Strategy
  • How to prepare for the future of AI
  • Acquiring talent

Transformative Technologies: Blockchain & Big Data

  • Blockchain Business Applications
  • Smart Contract Programming
  • The Decentralized Future
  • Cloud Computing and Big Data Pipelines Systems


Thursday the 14th of February and Friday the 15th of February 2019

Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Flughafenstraße 61, 70629 Stuttgart

Price and Registration:
1 Day: 599 Euro incl. Lunch
2 Day: 999 Euro incl. Lunch
20% discount for bwcon-members

bwcon GmbH and University of Berkeley

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