Virtual Data Science Learnathon

May 28, 2020 - Online

The KNIME Learnathon is coming back to Rome, this time online!

Please note: This webinar will be held in Italian.

This free learnathon, co-organized by Target Reply Rome and Machine Learning/Data Science Meetup Roma, is a mix between a hackathon and a workshop. It's like a workshop because we'll learn more about the data science cycle: data access, data blending, data preparation, model training, optimization, testing, and deployment. It's like a hackathon because we'll work in groups to hack a workflow-based solution to guided exercises.

The tool of choice is the open-source, GUI-driven KNIME Analytics Platform. Because KNIME is open, it offers great integrations with an IDE environment for R, Python; SQL, and Spark.

We'll start with an introduction to KNIME Analytics Platform, followed by a short presentation about the data science cycle. Then we'll split into three groups, where each group will focus on one of three aspects of the data science cycle:

  • Group 1 - Working on the raw data. Data access and data preparation.
  • Group 2 - Machine Learning. Which model shall I use? Which parameters?
  • Group 3 - I have a great model. Now what? The model deployment phase.

Due to the current situation, we can't unfortunately meet in person to work together in groups. Instead, everyone can download the workshop material here. Our data scientists will be available and happy to support you (remotely) while you work on the exercises.



What do I need to have?

Please bring your own laptop, ideally pre-installed with the latest version of KNIME Analytics Platform, which you can download here. To get the latest version, open KNIME and go to "File -> Update KNIME" to get the latest version.

How can I get familiar with KNIME Analytics Platform?

To get familiar with KNIME Analytics Platform, take our free E-Learning Course.

How do I download KNIME Analytics Platform?

To install KNIME Analytics Platform, follow the instructions provided in these YouTube videos:


Where can I pre-download the materials?

Download the jump-start workflows and instructions here. We will import this material during the learnathon.


6:00 PM
Welcome by Machine Learning/Data Science Meetup Roma
6:05 PM
Introduction to KNIME Analytics Platform by Target Reply Rome
6:25 PM
The Data Science cycle: from raw data to deployment by KNIME
6:45 PM
Let's Work and Learn!
8:00 PM
End of the Virtual Event