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Upcoming events

The UX Crunch: Elsevier - Delivering design in large organisations

14 August, 2018 – Elsevier London AlpaBeta office

The UX Crunch: Elsevier - Delivering Design in Large Organisations

We'll discuss how to go about designing and delivering UX for large organisations. What is the agency model, what is in the in-house model and can designers shape not only the product and service but the organisation as well? There will be three talks, a panel Q&A and networking opportunities!

Buy your ticket now and tweet us @theuxcrunch!

Spark + AI Summit Europe

2-4 October, 2018 – ExCeL (Exhibition Centre London)

Come and listen to Anna Bladzich and Adam Davidson at this summit. Anna Bladzich and Adam Davidson from the Big Data Group in Research Tech at Elsevier will give a talk about the recommendation engine built for Science Direct articles. The approach of this talk will involve augmenting a collaborative filtering algorithm with a novel machine learning technique to produce a significant improvement in user engagement with the recommendations.

Adam DavidsonAdam Davidson

Adam has been a senior data engineer with Elsevier for 2 years, having worked in consulting roles for the previous 5. Adam works with Spark on a daily basis across a range of recommender systems and feels very fortunate to be working at the interface of enterprise production systems and cutting-edge machine learning techniques.

Anna BladzichAnna Bladzich

Anna is a senior data engineer at Elsevier. She has been a Scala developer for 4 years, working for start-ups before joining the world of research. Anna is passionate about the community and actively champions diversity in technology at Elsevier. On daily basis Anna works on various recommendation systems utilising the latest research in data science and machine learning.

Past events

Hashicorp Meetup

Hashicorp meetup

Tuesday, July 17 – London, UK

Join Elsevier as we host Hashicorp Meetup on 17 July at 6.30pm Huckletree, Finsbury Square, at our Alphabeta offices. Where Christian Roche will be talk about HashiCorp Nomad cluster on AWS.

Women of Silicon Roundabout

Gaby Appleton at Mendeley

June 26 – London, UK

Hear from Mendeley's Managing Director - Gaby Appleton on how you can overcome imposter syndrome. Recording will be available soon.