About Data Science Association
The Persatuan Sains Data (Data Science Association) is the initiative of a group of senior academics and professionals from Malaysia and overseas. They share a common belief that data skills -the ability to extract data, to understand it, to process it, to extract value from it, to visualize it and to communicate it—are essential skills in decision making processes in every area of human endeavour.
Classification and certification of data science professionals. Establish procedures, qualifications and criteria for professional certification of data science practitioners and award such certification to qualified individuals.
Hold conferences meetings, seminars, roundtables, colloquiums, forums etc. to discuss data science. Promote and encourage the use of data science in and for the development of human capital.
Design, develop and offer educational and training programmes to educational institutions, data professionals and the public.
Create a repository for data including Open Data. Publish journals and newsletters.
Promote the awareness and study of data science in schools and higher educational institutions. Create a Data Science Code of Professional Conduct and to promote ethical practices in data science at all levels.
Join Us Today
Individuals who have an interest in or are actively engaged in data science or a related field. Ordinary Members must have at least a bachelor’s degree in data science, computer science, statistics, actuarial science, mathematics or a discipline or field approved by the Executive Commitee on a case by case basis.
RM 100 or
Those enrolled in a higher educational institution in a program leading to any qualification in Data Science or other related field or discipline.
Individuals who are not eligible for Ordinary Membership whose membership has been approved by the Executive Commitee.
RM 200 or
Incorporated bodies, associations or organizations involved in Data Science and interested in the objectives and goals of the Association. Corporate Members are entitled to nominate two representatives to the Association.
RM 1000 or
Ordinary Members of the Association who, instead of paying the annual subscription, elect to pay a commuted sum decided by the Executive Commitee provided that the Ordinary Member applying for life membership has been an Ordinary Member for at least a year.
RM 1000 or USD 1000
All new applicants will pay a registration fee as stated below.
RM 50 or USD 50
Professor David Asirvatham Elected President of DSA
07 August 2021
Annual General Meeting 2021 elects Professor David Asirvatham as President
Formation of Data Science Association
06 July 2021
Formation of Data Science Association in 2017. Meeting held at the Royal Lake Club to discuss the formation of an association of people interested in data science.
The Personal Data Protection Act 2010
21 February 2019
Seminar on The Personal Data Protection Act 2010 by Mr U K Menon and Prof Jon Tay at Taylor`s University Lake Side Campus
DSA EXCO Meet in Nov 2018
10 November 2018
DSA EXCO meet on 10 Nov 2018 at Espact
DSA EXCO Meet in May 2018
07 May 2018
EXCO meet at Shah Village Resort Hotel PJ on 7 May 2018 at 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Talk on THE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION ACT 2010
23 August 2017
Talk for DSA Members on THE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION ACT 2010
DSA Third Preliminary Meeting
20 July 2017
DSA third preliminary meeting on 20 June 2017 at University of Malaya Academic Club.