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December 2019

Breakfast meeting on Governance of Data and AI for the Expert Task Force on Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies

17 December, 2019 at 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

The 4th Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) is well underway in Uganda and in Africa, reshaping how people live, work and conduct business. Having recognized the huge role new technologies can play in achieving Uganda’s Vision 2040 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Government of Uganda wants to realize the 4th Industrial Revolution in the Third National Development Plan (NDP III) Priority Areas including Agriculture; Tourism; Minerals, Oil and Gas; Infrastructure; and Human Capital Development. To this end, the Government…

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January 2020

PARIS21-UNSD Conference: New Approaches to Capacity Development for Better Data

13 January at 8:00 AM - 14 January at 5:00 PM CET
OECD La Muette Conference Center Paris, France + Google Map
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The Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) and the United Nations Statistical Division (UNSD) organise the joint PARIS21-UNSD Conference “New approaches to capacity development for better data: How to scale up innovation?” which will take place on 13-14 January 2020 at the OECD La Muette Conference Center in Paris, France. This conference introduces new approaches to capacity development in national statistical systems and highlights the need for both stronger institutions and better innovations for making the data ecosystem serve all citizens. It…

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Open Source Software as Critical Digital Infrastructures: Legal Technologies & Institutional Design

14 January at 8:00 AM - 15 January at 5:00 PM EST
40 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012, 40 Washington Square South
New York, New York 10012 United States
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This workshop brings together scholars, practitioners, and developers interested in exploring the increasing role played by open source software in digital societies around the globe. It will explore the ways in which different commons frameworks, foundations, standard-setting organizations, and non-jurisdictional maintenance hubs might be part of the solution to address the under-maintenance of open source software. Global Pulse is pleased to participate and discuss on the topic of open source licenses as a public digital good: challenges and opportunities

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Govinsider Live Indonesia

16 January at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM WIB
Ayana Midplaza Jakarta Indonesia + Google Map
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GovInsider Live Indonesia brings together the most senior and influential people from Indonesian federal and local governments to discuss their vision for public service reform and the nation's future. Ministers, Governors and civil service leaders gather to set out their vision for how Indonesia can tackle some of its most pressing challenges. Learn from the best innovators across Indonesia's public sector on their strategies for digital connectivity and infrastructure, tax and payment, future skills, and more.

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February 2020

SDG 16+ Global Technical Workshop

5 February - 7 February
The Danish Institute for Human Rights, Wilders Plads 8K
Copenhagen K, 1403 Denmark
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The Danish Institute of Human Rights and The Global Alliance for Reporting on Progress on Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies and are bringing together a multi-stakeholder group of experts from all regions to address critical challenges pertaining to the national monitoring of Sustainable Development Goal 16+. The objectives of the workshop entitled “Ways Forward: Monitoring SDG 16+” is to exchange successes, lessons learned and to examine opportunities to address gaps in the production and usage of national data to monitor…

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7 February at 8:00 AM - 12 February 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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Digital Future Society Global Forum kick-off

13 February at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain Barcelonba, Spain + Google Map

On Sunday 23rd of February 2020, Digital Future Society will launch the kick-off meeting of the Digital Future Society Global Forum, under the framework of Mobile World Congress 2020 (MWC20).  This kick-off meeting will bring together a select group of international experts, including representatives from UN Global Pulse, to address the challenge of governing emerging technologies. 

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Annual Australasian AID Conference

17 February at 8:00 AM - 19 February at 5:00 PM AEDT
Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU Australia + Google Map
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The Australasian AID Conference (AAC) will be held on 17-19 February 2020, once again in partnership with The Asia Foundation. As in previous years, the aim of the 2020 Australasian AID Conference is to bring together researchers from across Australia, the Pacific, Asia and beyond who are working on aid and international development policy (the AID in the conference acronym) to share insights, promote collaboration, and help develop the research community. With more than 600 people registering in 2019, the…

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Conference on Data for Peace and Security

20 February - 21 February
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(The Hague, Netherlands) The 2-day conference in organized by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs to highlight the opportunities of data-driven innovation and technological developments for peace and security. It will do so by bringing together experts from various backgrounds and by fostering exchanges, new partnerships and innovative solutions. UN Global Pulse is pleased to participate as a speaker to talk about data-driven projects and tools, and policy frameworks, it has developed to assist peace and security efforts across the…

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Co-creating inclusive innovation

21 February
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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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