Data Science in Africa Workshop

Description: 

The workshop has been organized around paper presentations and interactive panel discussions.

These include the following areas:

  • Data Science for the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Healthcare
  • Agriculture
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Disaster response
  • Geospatial modelling
  • Telecommunications data modelling
  • Economic monitoring

During the panel discussions, there will be united a wide range of stakeholders, including data scientists, representatives from government, development practitioners and the private sector. This will provide a unique setting in which innovative solution driven ideas can thrive.

Participants will also develop a framework for attracting young African talent, mentors and researchers from academia, the public sector and the private sector in Africa to engage in activities geared towards harnessing big data and real-time analytics for the public good.

The workshop is now fully subscribed and registration has closed.

Date: 

06/06/2019 to 07/06/2019

Event Organisers: 

Addis Ababa University

Co-organisers: 

Venue: 

Addis Ababa University

Venue City: 

Addis Ababa

Venue Country: 

Language of event: 

English

Training type: 

academic
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