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November 2018

Data Science Africa 2018 – Nigeria

12 November, 2018 - 16 November, 2018
African University of Science and Technology Abuja, Nigeria + Google Map
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(Abuja, Nigeria) A Data Science Africa 2018 seminar will be hosted on 12th-16th November in Nigeria. This is the second event organized in 2018 after the first took place in Kenya. The event will include workshops and presentations by data experts, legal and privacy specialists and public sector specialists. It will be preceded by a three-day school on machine learning and data science where participants can learn and interact with presenters. Lectures will be given by distinguished researchers and practitioners…

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June 2019

AI for Social Good Workshop

15 June, 2019

(California, USA) The AI for Good workshop will take place during the 2019 International Conference for Machine Learning, taking place in Caliifornia. The workshop will address current roadblocks that researchers have in contributing to social impact projects. It brings together machine learning researchers, social impact leaders, stakeholders, policy leaders, and philanthropists to discuss their ideas and applications for social good. UN Global Pulse is happy to participate and to present its latest study around the risks of ai generated texts to spread…

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Design for Humanity Summit II: Design in the Time of Displacement

21 June, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Fordham University, 140 W 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
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The Design for Humanity Summit II: Design in the Time of Displacement at Fordham University is hosted by the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), to explore the intersection of design and humanitarian action for dignified crisis response. Global Pulse will conduct an afternoon workshop during the Summit focusing on understanding migration in the age of big data. At the workshop, we will present data projects we recently conducted and open the floor…

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February 2020


7 February, 2020 at 8:00 AM - 12 February, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST
Hilton New York Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10019 United States
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(New York, US) The Thirty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20) will be held February 7-12, 2020 at the Hilton New York Midtown, New York, New York, USA. The purpose of the AAAI conference is to promote research in artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in affiliated disciplines. AAAI-20 will have a diverse technical track, student abstracts, poster sessions, invited speakers, tutorials, workshops, and exhibit and competition programs, all selected according to the…

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Co-creating inclusive innovation

21 February, 2020
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Addressing mental health and accessibility isn’t just the “right” thing to do; without conscious and intentional inclusion, it is not possible to create a sustainable future. In support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which pledges that no one will be left behind, the Co-Creating Inclusive Innovation seminar will examine mental health and three disability modes, current infrastructure and emerging technologies (e.g., voice, internet of things (IoT) devices, immersive media) that can promote a more equitable environment for children…

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March 2020

Diálogo (im)probable. Ética y Revolución digital

4 March, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM CET

On Wednesday, March 4, the Innovation and Technology for Development Centre itdUPM is organizing a dialogue on ethics, the digital revolution, and the SDGs. Participants will share insights on the ethical and organizational challenges posed by digital technologies, big data and artificial intelligence, and explore ways to ensure the digital transformation is aligned with human-rights. UN Global Pulse is happy to contribute to the discussions and share its experience in driving policy efforts around data privacy and data protection, and…

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April 2020

ICLR 2020 Workshop Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning

26 April, 2020 - 30 April, 2020
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(Remote) Many in the ML community wish to take action on climate change, yet feel their skills are inapplicable. This workshop aims to show that in fact the opposite is true: while no silver bullet, ML can be an invaluable tool both in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and in helping society adapt to the effects of climate change. Climate change is a complex problem, for which action takes many forms - from designing smart electrical grids to tracking deforestation in satellite…

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May 2020

AI for Good Global Summit

4 May, 2020 at 8:00 AM - 8 May, 2020 at 5:00 PM CEST
Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé
Geneva, 1202 Switzerland
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(Geneva, Switzerland) Connecting AI innovators with problem owners for sustainable development We have less than 10 years to solve the SDGs and AI holds great promise. The AI for Good Global Summit is the leading action-oriented, global & inclusive United Nations platform on AI. The Summit is organized by the ITU with XPRIZE Foundation, in partnership with UN Sister agencies, Switzerland and ACM. Global Pulse will be present at the Summit. More details to come on what sessions we'll be…

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June 2020

EduData Summit Series

3 June, 2020 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
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(3 June, 2020) The EduData Summit series explores how higher education can meaningfully use data to drive innovation for global benefit. Looking at student and institution needs, the 2020 online series will bring together policy experts, data scientists, CIOs and other dataheads to showcase best practice in the field and help steer strategies in higher education on sustainability. UN Global Pulse is happy to join experts from academia and private sector in a session to discuss: Data-driven innovation towards a…

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July 2020

Data Science Africa 2020

24 July, 2020 - 31 July, 2020
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(Remote) The DSA 2020 conference will take place remotely and start on 24th July. This year the event will consist of a summer school, workshops, and field work. Summer school: Virtual summer school on machine learning and data science targeting graduate students, researchers and professionals working with huge amounts of data or unique datasets, and challenges relevant to the African continent Workshops: Full-day of virtual workshop with participant presentations and interactive panel discussions Field Work: Virtual practical analysis and tutorials…

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