Data Viz & Storytelling Workshop

Register now to participate in this 100% hands-on workshop focusing on data visualisation and storytelling. Hosted by Kangarootime, this workshop is suitable for all experience levels. Participants will receive a dataset to explore and extract insights from. Experienced data scientists will be available onsite to provide guidance and feedback. This is an in-person event. Space is limited to 40 participants - register now!
  • 6:00pm - 6:15pm: Introduction & rules 
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm: Work time & guided learning
  • 7:30pm - 8:00pm: Volunteer to present findings
  • 8:00pm - 8:30pm: (Optional) View other projects & networking time

Parking is free in the Kangarootime lot. If possible, please park in the gravel lot farther from the building so we can leave space for the tenants who live in the building - thank you!

Past Events

Machine Learning in Defense & Intelligence Applications

Join us to hear from Erika Swiatowy, a seasoned ML Engineer, who works on mission planning and execution for CUBRC’s Data Science and Information Fusion Group. Jointly hosted by CUBRC and Buffalo State University, this session will cover ML model development, training, testing,verification, and validation in its applications for military defense and intelligence.
  • When: Wednesday, March 1st, 6:00-7:30pm
    • Presentation: 6:00 - 7:00pm
    • Q&A and Networking 7:00 - 7:30pm
    • Parking is free in lots I-32, 33, 34, 35 and 37 (please see map)
  • Where: Buffalo State University, Bulger Communication Center 214, Buffalo, New York 14222

Food will be provided!

Open Discussion Event

We want to hear from YOU! Join us at the University at Buffalo campus in February to discuss all things data science. Hosted by the UB Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, we will hold an interactive and open discussion about the trendy chatGPT, AI-generated art, DS careers, and many more topics. Space is limited - register now!
  • When: Wednesday, Feb 1st, 6:00-7:30pm
    • Poster Competition: 6:00 - 6:15pm
    • Open Discussion: 6:20 - 7:15pm
    • Q&A and Networking 7:15 - 7:30pm
  • Where: University at Buffalo, 240 Capen Hall, Buffalo, New York 14260

Food will be provided!

DS & Consulting

Join us for a special presentation series hosted by the IBM Buffalo Innovation Center. A team of IBM data scientists will share their experiences working on a variety consulting projects. Topics will range from customer relationships, data science skill sets, apprenticeships, and more.
  • When: THURSDAY, Jan 5th, 6:00-7:30pm
    • Presentations 6:00 - 7:15pm
    • Q&A and Networking 7:15 - 7:30pm
  • Where: IBM Innovation Center, 40 Fountain Plaza, South Tower, Buffalo, NY 14202

Food will be provided!

Holiday Happy Hour

We are starting a new tradition: join us for a DS holiday networking event. Come mingle and meet other tech professionals for a relaxed and cheerful evening!
  • When: Wed, Dec 7th, 6:00-8:00pm
  • Where: Thin Man Brewery, 492 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo NY 14222

Food and drink available for purchase at the bar

Business Intelligence Panel

We are excited to bring you a panel of outstanding speakers experienced in the world of business intelligence. Our panelists will share their knowledge on a variety of topics including data strategy, software development, food production, mathematics, and higher education.
When: Wed, Nov 2nd, 6:00-7:30pm
  • Panel 6:00-7:00pm
  • Q&A and Networking 7:00-7:30pm

Location: SUNY Buffalo State,1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo NY 14222 - Technology Building Room 160
Free parking passes can be picked up from Jillian Goodwyn before the event OR paid metered parking is also available in Lots R3, R4, G24, G25, and I30.
Wed, Oct 5, 6:00pmNichols School, Albright Hall - Reading Room1250 Amherst Street Albright Hall - Reading Room Buffalo, NY 14216