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Text By the Bay conference, San Francisco, Apr 24-25


The inaugural Text By the Bay conference has an amazing program, with speakers from top universities, Big text data powerhouses, Growing global players, Startups, Text/NLP tech providers, and more. KDnuggets discount.



By Alexy Khrabrov

We've put together an amazing program for the inaugural Text By the Bay conference:

Text By the Bay http://text.bythebay.io/schedule.html

We have about 40 talks from about 40 great organizations.

The topics include label quality, deep learning for NLP, genomic sequencing, question answering, topic detection, sentiment analysis, machine learning for NLP with Scala and Spark, and more.

The companies represented by speakers include

Universities:
  • UPenn, Stanford, and Berkeley

 
Big text data powerhouses:
  • Cloudera, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Twitter, Ancestry

 
Growing global players:
  • AirBnB, Trulia, StumbleUpon, Nitro, Workday, OpenTable

 
Startups:
  • SVDS, Fountain, VigLink, DataLingvo, InPowered, Human API, Enlitic, Poshly

 
Text/NLP tech providers:
  • Idibon, Semantria/Lexalytics, Diffbot

 
Edtech:
  • Versal, Galvanize

 
Nonprofits:
  • Wikimedia, CommonCrawl

 
Genomics:
  • Driver Group, Berkeley AMPLab

 
The keynotes are by Mark Liberman, Penn TreeBank and Aaron Patzer, Fountain.com.

There's a data science Q&A with Pete Skomoroch, Jeremy Howard and Nikita Ivanov, and a business of text CEO panel in the works.

There's a hackathon and unconference planned for the evenings as well.

As a hallmark of all By the Bay conferences, great coffee will flow nonstop 7:30am-10pm.

Please use the discount code TEXTNUGGETS for $250 off, expiring 4/10. Our capacity is limited to 300, and all previous By the Bay conferences sold out.

Hope to see you at Text By the Bay in April!

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