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Helsinki Data Science Meetup: Analytics Goes Biofore with UPM

June 19, 17:00-19:00

Helsinki, Finland
UPM Biofore House, Alvar Allonkatu 1

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Helsinki Data Science Meetup gets insights into how advanced analytics can be used to create value in the bioeconomy.

Welcome to the first Helsinki Data Science meetup for 2019! Our first meetup this year will be hosted by UPM on Wednesday the 19th of June, 2019. The location for the meetup will be at the UPM Biofore House, Alvar Allonkatu 1 (5 minutes walk from Helsinki Central Railway Station, directions at the following link https://www.upm.com/contact-us/visitors-information/ ).

UPM-Kymmene is a Finnish forest-based bioindustry company with global operations across six business areas – Biorefining, Energy, Raflatac, Specialty Papers, Paper ENA and Plywood. UPM employs more than 19,000 people across 46 countries, and has 54 production plants in 12 countries. UPM’s sales network covers all six continents and generated more than EUR 10.4 billion in global sales revenue in 2018. UPM’s strategy is focused on creating renewable and responsible solutions that replace fossil-based materials and advance a circular economy. UPM is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and since 2016, has been named as a Global Compact LEAD company by the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

The meetup agenda is as follows:

17:00 Networking and snacks

17:30 – 19:00 Presentations by UPM

Opening Presentation
Anssi Käki, Director, UPM Advanced Analytics

Deduplication in large datasets

Jesse Myrberg, Specialist, UPM Advanced Analytics

Variable selection in econometric models
Joona Kaivosoja, Specialist, UPM Advanced Analytics

Optimization model analysis using graph database
Jani Strandberg, Specialist, UPM Advanced Analytics

Big data analysis of paper production disruptions
Jason Kramb, Manager, UPM Communication Papers

19:00-19:30 Discussion and networking

Looking forward to seeing you!

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