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Data Science in Africa Conference 2017
17 July, 2017 - 21 August, 2017
(Arusha, Tanzania) The third Data Science in Africa summer school and workshop will take place from 17 – 21 July in Arusha, Tanzania. This year, the conference is being organized by the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in collaboration with Makerere University and Pulse Lab Kampala, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology and Sheffield University.
In the tradition of previous Africa Data Science workshops, the event will start with a three-day summer school on machine learning and data science targetted at graduate students, researchers and professionals working with huge amounts of data or unique datasets.
The event will continue with a two-day workshop around paper presentations and interactive panel discussions. Panel discussions will unite 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.
Read more about the conference and how to attend: http://www.datascienceafrica.org/dsa2017/