Latest Events

An overview of all the latest events.

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Informatics for Health 2017

24-26 April 2017

In April the Farr Institute in collaboration with the European Federation for Medical Informatics Association (EFMI) will host Informatics for Health 2017 here in Manchester. Over three days an international audience of academics, health professionals and industry partners will share the knowledge,…

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The Nest

24-25 April 2017

The Nest is an interactive performance produced by Stand up and Be Counted Theatre, commissioned by the Greater Manchester PSTRC and supported by The Public Programmes Team based on the themes of sharing personal data and health data. Why do we feel comfortable sharing certain types of personal…

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Microsoft Academic Services: A Mission to Beat Human in Cognition

26 April 2017

Cognition is defined as the "mental process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses," and often "encompasses processes such as knowledge, attention, memory, judgment, evaluation, reasoning and computation."

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Advances in Data Science 2017

15-16 May 2017

A two-day meeting to present recent developments in data science, with a focus on advanced analytics (machine learning, Bayesian statistics, scalable algorithms), privacy, visualisation, software and diverse applications. Speakers include leading data scientists from industry and academia.

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Data for Policy 2017 Conference

6-7 September 2017

Data for Policy is an independent initiative launched in 2015 at its inaugural conference “Policy-making in the Big Data Era: Opportunities and Challenges” that was hosted by the University of Cambridge. The second conference “Frontiers of Data Science for Government: Ideas, Practices, and…

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