Upcoming Events

Royal Statistical Society 2017 Annual Conference

04/09/2017 – 07/09/2017, Glasgow, Scotland

Hosted by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), the RSS 2017 Conference will take place at the Technology and Innovation Centre at the University of Strathclyde in the centre of Glasgow. Because of the range of topics presented and discussed and the breadth of the audience, this conference is the only one in the UK where all statisticians and users of data gather together. So it’s the best forum to share information, network and learn from one another. The three-day conference programme offers a mix of keynote talks and sessions organised into ‘streams’ or topics, plus an equally diverse schedule of social events…more

International Conference on Sustainable Development

18/09/2017 – 20/09/2017, New York, USA

Organized by the Center for Sustainable Development, the Earth Institute, the Global Master’s in Development Practice, and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the International Conference on Sustainable Development brings together professionals from the private sector, academia, government, and civil society, along with students from the world’s top universities. We welcome participants from all sectors and experience levels…more

Data for Good Exchange 2017

24/09/2017, New York, USA

Hosted by Bloomberg, the Data for Good Exchange’s theme for this year will be “With Great Data comes Great Responsibility,” or how data science can be applied to solve public interest problems without losing its soul. Since 2014, Bloomberg has hosted this yearly conference on applications of data science to problems related to the social good. This forum has enabled participants from academia, industry, government and NGOs to share insights and progress on applying modern machine learning and data science methods to problems in the public and non-profit sectors…more

6th SDMX Global Conference – “SDMX for the Data Revolution”

02/10/2017 – 05/10/2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

This year’s conference is hosted jointly by the African Development Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, with the theme “SDMX for the Data Revolution”. Topics for this year’s event include: Global data sharing, data validation, applying SDMX to improve statistical business processes, SDMX infrastructure and tools, SDMX and global standardization…more

CODATA 2017 Conference

08/10/2017 – 12/10/2017, St. Petersburg, Russia

The purpose of the conference is to explore the fundamental issues relating to the availability, (re-)use and scientific analysis of data that relate to the most significant contemporary global challenges. Global science is increasingly data-driven.  Major international scientific programs contribute to a collective endeavor to understand contemporary global processes and phenomena that are of deep relevance to contemporary societies.  The unprecedented volume of data generated by the digital revolution of recent decades has led to the emergence of distinctive and powerful means of characterizing and understanding the complex systems that are at the heart of many global challenges.  These developments raise major questions around data collection, stewardship and analysis; and there are timely lessons to be shared between the academic and commercial sectors…more

2nd Asia Finance Forum: FinTech and Sustainable Development

8/11/2017 – 10/11/2017, Manila, Philippines

The conference, in collaboration between Asian Development Bank (ADB) and ADB Institute, aims to discuss the growing importance of digital finance and its cross-cutting impacts on sustainable development goals including poverty reduction, inclusive economic growth, inequality mitigation, as well as having an impact on addressing thematic issues such as hunger, health, education, gender, energy, infrastructure, and climate change…more