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The YYC Data Society is Calgary's hub for data science, data engineering, and analytics. We were born from the grassroots communities and composed of people just like you.

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Upcoming Events

9/7/2021
5:15 PM

DAMA Calgary Board Meeting

Why we exist

We create collisions between communities and individuals. We nurture our data ecosystem. We develop the roadmap to navigate the Calgary data landscape

Mentorship and Growth

Foster relationships in a community full of professionals, enthusiasts, and lifelong learners

Unlock trapped Potential

Bridge the technical and social gaps which hinder the adoption of the data-drive organization

Advanced ML/AI Skills

Celebrate and advance the underestimated depth of Albertan data and ML/AI expertise

Share Resources

We are stronger together. We are a collective of communities sharing resources and expertise

12+

Communities

5+

Events per month

4000

individuals

100000+

Possible Connections

The Data
Community
Centre

The YYC Data Society isn't just a group of people. We're a group of communities. Our constituency spans over a dozen groups representing a wide range of peoples and industries

We are all networks

Communities. Directed acyclic graphs. Social networks. Minimum spanning trees. Networks are at the heart of who we are and what we do. Join us and be a node forging connections in the community

Founding partners

Calgary Data User Group
Calgary Data User Group
PyData Calgary
PyData Calgary
Calgary AI
Calgary AI
Data for Good
Data for Good
Untapped Energy
Untapped Energy
Women in Data
Women in Data
ADA
ADA
DAMA Calgary
DAMA Calgary
Calgary R
Calgary R

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join the Society

The YYC Data Society is first and foremost a collection of communities. The best way to get involved is to sign up for our newsletter and attend community events

I want to start a new data community or add my existing community to the YYC Data Society

We're always happy to add new member communities to our ranks! Send an email to info@yycdatacon.com with some information about your current or planned group.

I want to volunteer with the Society

We're currently seeking full stack developers to build internal tooling and a marketing coordinator. If you're interested, email info@yycdatacon.com!

Featured Event

Upcoming Events

Innovation Trends in Industrial Engineering

May 25, 2022 8:00 AM
YYC Data Society

Hosted by 2 amazing and brilliant individuals: Helen West (Head of Operational Excellence at Thames Water) and Jo-Anne Ting (CEO and President of DataSeer). <br>The following questions will be addressed and answered: - Challenges in industrial engineering &amp; the role of technology - How to innovate properly: tips &amp; best practices - Data-driven engineering: passing fad or new normal?<br><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/events/alookbackoninnovationtrendsinin6927245434918764544/about/" id="ow595" __is_owner="true">https://www.linkedin.com/<wbr>events/<wbr>alookbackoninnovationtrendsini<wbr>n6927245434918764544/about/</a>

Micro Projects: Member-Led Group Volunteer Projects - 2nd Cohort

May 26, 2022 7:00 PM
Data for Good

Data for Good - Calgary Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 PM We are launching our 2nd Micro Projects cohort! The Micro Projects Initiative is our response to the overwhelming demand from members who want more op... https://www.meetup.com/Data-for-Good-Calgary/events/285860020/

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The Data Community Center

The YYC Data Society isn't just a group of people. We're a group of communities. Our constituency spans over a dozen groups representing a wide range of peoples and industries

12+

COMMUNITIES

4,000

INDIVIDUALS

5+

eVENTS PER MONTH

100,000+

Possible Connections

We Are All Networks

Communities. Directed acyclic graphs. Social networks. Minimum spaning trees. Networks are at the heart of who we are and what we do. Join us and be a node forging connections in the community

Our Mission

We create collisions between communities and individuals.

We nurture our data ecosystem.

We develop the roadmap to navigate the Calgary data landscape.

Mentorship and Growth

Foster relationships in a community full of professionals, enthusiasts, and lifelong learners

Unlock Trapped Potential

Bridge the technical and social gaps which hinder the adoption of the data-drive organization

Advance ML/AI Skills

Celebrate and advance the underestimated depth of Albertan data and ML/AI expertise

Share Resources

We are stronger together. We are a collective of communities sharing resources and expertise

Founding Partners