#Data4Good: Machine Learning in Social Good Applications

(New York, USA) The goal of this workshop is to bring together experts from different fields of machine learning, statistics, data science, social sciences and social activism to explore the opportunities for machine learning in applications with social impact. The workshop will consist of: 1) invited presentations from the leading practitioners in the field, and 2) a series of 20 minute presentations on research that fits the theme of machine learning for social good; broadly construed,...


Data Science Africa Regional Conference 2016

(Kampala, Uganda) Global Pulse Kampala, Makere University and partners from academia and private sector, are hosting the second edition of the Data Science for Africa conference, from 27 June 2016 to 1 July 2016. The theme for this year's conference is: 'The role of data science in the global goals for sustainable development.' 

The event, which hopes to gather participants from across Africa, includes a two-day Summer School (27-29 June...