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Make Data Work
September 11, 2018: Training & Tutorials
September 12–13, 2018: Keynotes & Sessions
New York, NY
Friederike Schuur

Friederike Schuur
Research Engineer, Cloudera

Friederike Schüür is a research engineer at Cloudera Fast Forward Labs, where she imagines what machine learning (ML) in industry will look like in the near-term future. She dives into new ML capabilities, builds prototypes that showcase state-of-the-art technology applied to real use cases, and advises clients on how to make use of new ML capabilities, from strategy to hands-on collaboration with in-house technical teams. Friederike is an advisor to a healthcare startup (in stealth mode) and a data science for social good volunteer with DataKind. She holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience from University College London.


2:55pm–3:35pm Wednesday, 09/12/2018
Location: 1E 10/11 Level: Non-technical
Friederike Schuur (Cloudera), Rita Ko (USA for UNHCR)
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Friederike Schuur and Rita Ko explain how the Hive (an internal group at USA for UNHCR) and Cloudera Fast Forward Labs transformed USA for UNHCR, enabling the agency to use data science and machine learning (DS/ML) to address the refugee crisis. Along the way, they cover the development and implementation of a DS/ML strategy, identify use cases and success metrics, and showcase the value of DS/ML. Read more.