Advances in Data Science Conference 2018

Venue: Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4FP

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Closing date for registration: 7th May 2018 at midnight

The Data Science Institute invites you to Advances in Data Science 2018, a two-day conference exploring data science's potential to support societal well-being, jointly organised by The University of Manchester's Data Science Institute and the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research.

Registration closes on Bank Holiday Monday- 7th May at midnight.
Join us for this unique opportunity to learn from leading experts in data science and social sciences, share knowledge and innovation, and expand your own network by connecting with world-class researchers, analysts and industry leaders.


The full programme is now available, including invited and contributed talks.

Key Applications:
Focusing on Gaussian processes, Deep learning, latent variable models, subspace learning, network models, spatio-temporal models and longitudinal data, we will explore the ways in which these methodologies can be used to address challenges faced by those working in the key application areas:

Health - Security - Criminology - Discrimination/Bias - Politics - Demographics - Urban Planning - Global Challenges - Social Media - Conservation

Confirmed speakers:

• Professor Danielle Belgrave, Imperial College London & Microsoft
• Dr Licia Capra, University College London
• Dr John Quinn, UN Global Pulse
• Dr Louisa Nolan, Office of National Statistics
• Dr Reka Solymosi, University of Manchester
• Dr Ciro Cattuto, ISI Foundation
• Dr Toby Davies, University College London
• Professor Jonathan Nagler, New York University
• Dr Ciira wa Maina, Data Science Africa
• Dr Walid Magdy, University of Edinburgh
• Dr Peter Burnap, University of Cardiff
• Professor Philip Bourne, University of Virginia

In collaboration with the Data Science Institute and Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research, the conference is co-organized by Professor Magnus Rattray (University of Manchester), Professor Rachel Gibson (University of Manchester), Professor Mark Elliot (University of Manchester), Dr Suzy Moat (University of Warwick) & Professor Neil Lawrence (Amazon).

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Registration is now closed for the conference.