73rd UN General Assembly

(New York, USA) UN Global Pulse will take part in several events during the high-level week of UNGA on 24th-28th September. The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly will open on 18 September 2018. The first day of the high-level General Debate will be Tuesday, 25 September 2018, and is scheduled to last for nine working days.

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UN World Data Forum 2018

(Dubai, United Arab Emirates) The 2018 UN World Data Forum will take place 22nd-24th October in Dubai. The Programme of the UN World Data Forum is organized around six main thematic areas covering a wide range of topics: 

TA1: New approaches to capacity development for better data

TA 2: Innovations and synergies across data ecosystems

TA 3: Leaving no one behind

TA4: Understanding the world through data

TA5: Building trust in data...


Data Science Africa 2018 - Nigeria

(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...