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Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI)

Advances in Data Science 2018 coming to Manchester

16 January 2018

The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research and University of Manchester Data Science Institute are co-sponsoring and co-organising Advances in Data Science 2018.

This year's Advances in Data Science meeting takes place from 21-22 May 2018 at Manchester's Science and Industry Museum and is jointly organised by Manchester's Data Science Institute and the Cathie Marsh Centre for Social Research.

The event will explore some of the ways that data science can support societal wellbeing with invited speakers including leading data scientists from industry and academia. There will also be the opportunity to submit abstracts for talks and posters.

Talks will range from application-focussed to advanced data science methodologies.

This year's invited speakers include:

Danielle Belgrave, Microsoft Research and Imperial College London
Licia Capra, University College London
Ciro Cattuto, ISI Foundation, Italy
Toby Davies, University College London
John Quinn, UN Global Pulse, Uganda
Ciira wa Maina, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
Dave Martin, University of Southampton
Jonathon Nagler, New York University, USA
Louisa Nolan, Office for National Statistics Data Science Campus
Reka Solymosi, University of Manchester

Advances in Data Science is organised by Magnus Rattray, Rachel Gibson, Mark Elliot, Suzy Moat, and Neil Lawrence.

Advances in Data Sciences takes place from Monday 21 May until Tuesday 22 May at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.

Registration for the event is currently open at the Advances in Data Science website.

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