Africa calls for better data and better lives -18/11/2015

​18/11/2015, Africa

African countries converge for African Statistics Day 2015 in hopes of raising public awareness about the importance of statistics in economic and social development and in preserving the environment. Each member country reflects on their achievements and improvements made in their development trajectory as well progress made in measuring this development. The festivities have selected “Better data for better lives: Harnessing modern technology to enhance national statistical systems” as the theme for 2015…more


Data to Reach Underserved Communities – 18/11/2015

​​18/11/2015, Washington, DC, USA

At this Georgetown University event, participants will sit down with thought leaders in Big Data and civic technology to discuss how these tools can be used in public policy and social innovation, particularly for underserved communities. Co-hosted by Georgetown’s Massive Data Institute at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy and Georgetown’s Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation​, this work aims to better understand the impact of data on social and public outcomes…more


Eighth meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC

17/11/2015 – 19/11/2015, Quito, Ecuador

Hosted by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Government of Ecuador’s National Statistics and Census Institute, the eighth meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC will be held from 17 to 19 November 2015 in the Sala de Presidentes (Floor S2) meeting room in the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Building (Edificio de UNASUR), located at Av. Manuel Córdova Galarza, Mitad del Mundo, Quito. The meeting is being organized by ECLAC and the Government of Ecuador, through the National Statistics and Census Institute (INEC)…more


Celebrating GIS Technology

17/11/2015 – 19/11/2015, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Esri invites the Middle East and North African geospatial communities to celebrate geographic information system (GIS) technology in Abu Dhabi on November 17-19. The Esri Middle East and North Africa User Conference (MENAUC) will bring the best of the annual Esri User Conference in San Diego to the U.A.E. Spend two days sharpening your GIS skills while networking with Esri staff and users from across the region…more