WA has a number of community groups working with both individuals and organisations to help them advance their understanding, skills and connections within the WA Data Science community.
This community group is for people looking to share their experience and/or learn new methods for analysing big data. It is also for people who have Big Data that they need help with, so if this sounds like you, get in touch!
GeoRabble are a group of geo-obsessed people who want to celebrate the real work done by other geo-obsessed people. Anything to do with GeoTech, GeoDev, GeoBusiness, GeoTrends, GeoFutures, – you name it, as long as you’re passionate and want to share your challenges, triumphs, frustrations and pride in the work that you do. GeoRabble is here to connect, inspire and really have some fun with what is the coolest tech around.
The Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA) is the largest analytics community in Australia with chapters in all capital cities. IAPA is committed to aiding executive understanding of analytics’ role in business transformation and data-driven decision making; as well as developing recognition of analytics professionals in the wider business community.
The Perth Internet of Things Community cover everything from data driven business models using machine learning AI, right down to the technical sensors and actuators deployed in the field. This group is focused on future-proofing Western Australia by learning and creating together, so sign up for their meet-ups to mingle with the most enthusiastic and talented who’s-who of emerging technology in WA.
Perth Machine Learning Group is dominantly a coding group, oriented towards helping people understand, code and implement practical machine learning solutions. Members are diverse coming from across industry, academia, government and the startup community. The group provides around 2hrs of practical talks and learning support every week, covering topics from beginner to bleeding edge AI. They also provide support for sponsoring companies to build organisation capability and increase the level of engagement in training.
This group is the official Microsoft Data and Analytics User Group in Perth (formerly known as SQL User Group). Their focus is on connecting with like-minded individuals, sharing their knowledge and of course learning about SQL, Big Data, Data Science and Microsoft Azure Data Platform. If you love data, then this is the group for you.