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Data Science in Africa Workshop

When Nov 12, 2018 09:00 AM to
Nov 16, 2018 05:00 PM
Where African University of Science and Technology, Abuja
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Attendees Cisse Moustapha (Google AI Lab, Ghana)
Joseph Sekitoleko, (Ministry of Health Uganda
Chika Yinka-banjo (University of Lagos)
Dr. Ayorkor Korsah (Ashesi University, Ghana)
Victor Ohuruogu (Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data)
Martin Mubangizi (Pulse Lab Kampala)
Tejumade Afonja (AI Saturday, Lagos)
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  • Data Science for the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Healthcare
  • Agriculture
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Disaster response
  • Geospatial modelling
  • Telecommunications data modelling
  • Economic monitoring

During the panel discussions, we 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.

Participants will also develop a framework for attracting young African talent, mentors and researchers from academia, the public sector and the private sector in Africa to engage in activities geared towards harnessing big data and real-time analytics for the public good.


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