Upcoming WBDIH Metro Data Science Events
MetroLab workshop on Big Data and Human Services in Seattle Jan 17-18th. This workshop will convene experts from local government and universities to discuss common challenges and propose collaborative, data-driven solutions to human service issues. The workshop will also consider which tools and materials (data sharing standards, white papers, software) would be broadly beneficial to city- and county-university efforts. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/metrolab-workshop-on-big-data-and-human-services-tickets-29316890609
DataScience Inc. is hosting a meet up on “The data science of traffic safety. LA, VisionZero and big data” in Los Angeles on January 31st. https://www.meetup.com/our-lives-our-data-la/events/235739559/
Global City Teams Challenge Super Action Cluster Summit in Portland on Feb 1-2. Join representatives from cities from around the U.S., federal officials, and executives from leading tech companies as we explore opportunities for collaboration related to intelligent transportation solutions. As co-hosts of this event, the Technology Association of Oregon and Urban.Systems aim to provide you with a world-class experience in one of America's leading destinations for urban and transportation planning as well as thriving food, arts and culture, and music scenes. http://techoregon.org/events/global-city-teams-challenge-super-action-cluster-summit
Microsoft Research, Amazon, Google(?) and the Hubs anticipate hosting a National Data Science Challenge in Metro Data Science, using Azure credits to evaluate the innovators' solutions. Anyone in the West region could participate by submitting their algorithm into the competition. Microsoft Research will partner with WBDIH to fund additional prizes, develop collaborative technical metrics for evaluation, and collaborate on follow-up projects.
“Public Policy and Big Data” stakeholder roundtable in spring 2017 at Boise State.
Recent WBDIH Events
Data Hackathons: Lessons Learned & Best Practices Workshop, featured as part of the first-ever International Data Week, Sept. 15, 2016. #datahackworkshoP
The Science of Data-Driven Storytelling, in collaboration with Data Science, Inc. June 16, 2016. #datascistories