Coalesce ’21, the Annual Data Science Summit at Goa Institute of Management was conducted by Parigyan and powered by Course5i. This summit was comprised of Industry Talks, Panel discussion, and Datathon in association with Igniters club, Buzz Café in association with Samriddhi.
Day 1 started with the launch of our first event of Coalesce’21, PRATYAKSH - National Data Visualization Competition, powered by Course5i, in association with D2C Igniters Club, GIM. This was followed by hosting Mr. Varun Sridhar at Coalesce '21 as our keynote speaker. Mr. Sridhar is currently the CEO of Paytm Money and spoke about “shaping individual investments in India”. The insightful talk was followed by a Panel Discussion on the topic "Booming Data Science…Just Another Bubble?".
Day 2 started with our speaker Mr. Ansgar Koene, Global AI Ethics and Regulatory Leader at EY and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham. He talked about "Algorithmic Bias, Diversity and Inclusion" and about ethics in the context of Artificial Intelligence focusing on the outcomes of algorithmic decisions and the causes of algorithmic biases. Day 2 also witnessed Datathon Crypto powered by The Shaily Show, in association with D2C Igniters Club, GIM witnessed close contention to claim the top 3 places from B-schools all across the country.
The summit ended on a positive note where the students took back the rich learning experience provided by our esteemed speakers.