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Data science careers: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century
Data science careers: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

This talk introduces undergraduate programs in the first School of Data Science in Hong  Kong, Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Bachelor of Engineering in Data Analytics and Systems, covering curriculum structures, knowledge and disciplines offered, as well as career prospects. We shall describe what is data science and how careers on data science advance nowadays data-driven business and artificial intelligence of various industries. The primal goal of the programs and the learning objectives will be explained. Successful stories on applications of the data science from world-class companies to emerging startup companies will be shared to illustrate the promising and prosperous future of the career in data science.

Date: 13 October, 2018 (CityU Information Day 2018)
Time: 11:30am to 12:30pm and 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue: Peter Ho Lecture Theatre (LT-10), Floor 4, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, CityU
Speakers: Dr. Xiang ZHOU, Associate Professor
Dr. Zijun ZHANG, Associate Professor