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November 2019

Big Data, Big Impact? The Future of Gender-Sensitive Data Systems

November 12
Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice, 320 East 43rd Street
New York, 10017 United States
Free
Big Data, Big Impact?

With only ten years remaining to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, there is an increased demand for inclusive, high-quality data to drive progress. Data2X invites you to attend a daylong convening which will address two questions: How can big data be used to successfully tackle gender issues? How can we maximize the potential of big data for gender while also effectively addressing issues that may negatively impact women and girls, including privacy, transparency, and ensuring community participation? This event will…

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II Congreso Internacional de Inteligencia Artificial Alicante 2019

November 18
Auditorio de la Diputación de Alicante Alicante, Spain
Free

Este II Congreso Internacional de Inteligencia Artificial estará articulado en torno a charlas magistrales y paneles de discusión en los que intervendrán expertos en tecnología de diversos sectores empresariales y representantes de instituciones como la Comisión Europea o Naciones Unidas y diferentes universidades implicadas en esta iniciativa. Además, se dedicará un espacio a la presentación de startups de emprendedores y se celebrará un encuentro específico de networking, donde expertos nacionales e internacionales compartirán sus experiencias y perspectivas respecto a los…

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UN SDG: Learn’s Steering Group

November 21
Geneva
UN SDGs

This first meeting could cover the following topics: 1. Substantive objectives of UN SDG:Learn: Platform, Partnership and Programme 2. Governance for UN SDG:Learn 3. Roll-out milestones in 2020 *Our director and co-founder, Emmanuel Letouzé will be participating in this meeting. A more detailed agenda is forthcoming.

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Training workshop: “Web data collection and analysis: Web scrapping and API’s interaction”

November 25 - November 27
IBGE offices Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
IBGE workshop

Our upcoming workshop on “Web data collection and analysis: Web scrapping and API’s interaction” will take place on November 25-27th at the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) offices in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This 3-day training is tailored particularly towards the IBGE staff with the goal of strengthening internal capacities (knowledge and skills) to leverage Big data collection and analysis in their work. Find out more about this workshop here.

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December 2019

Expert Group Meeting on Population Data for the 21st century: Advances in data collection methodologies

December 4 - December 6
UNFPA Headquarters New York, NY United States
Livestream

In recent years, enormous advances have occurred in the collection and analysis of quantitative data. While there is an increasing focus on Big Data (social media, credit card purchases, cellphone records…), major innovations have also taken place in more traditional, “structured” data collection approaches and through combining new and traditional types of data. Many of these improvements have occurred within “silos” – the institutions tasked with data collection and researchers working within their specific disciplines or projects – limiting their…

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Regional Forum on Artificial Intelligence in Latin America and the Caribbean

December 12 - December 13
Sao Paolo Brazil
Forum Artificial Intelligence

The overall purpose of this Regional Forum is to raise awareness and promote reflection on the opportunities and challenges that AI and its correlated technologies pose to societies, governments, organizations and citizens. The conference will also explore the potential of AI in relation to the SDGs, particularly as regards the role of UNESCO in enhancing evolutions in the fields where the Organisation operates within the wider UN and societal ecosystem. December 13th, 16:30 hrs: Emmanuel Letouzé, director and co-founder of…

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January 2020

AI Latin American Summit

January 21 2020 - January 23 2020
Cambridge MA United States
AI Latin American Summit

The Artificial Intelligence -AI- Latin America SumMIT seeks to bring together leaders from government, industry, academia, and the non-profit sector from across Latin America and the Caribbean, to identify opportunities and risks their countries might face as they move towards increasing the adoption of AI technologies. For more information please view the event's proposal. You can also see the event flyer.

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