International Data Science Accelerator Programme :: Data Science Mentor Clinics

As part of the International Data Science Accelerator Programme, the Data Science Campus will offer a session organized to brief, present and detail how mentoring internationally works and answer all questions from those interested in being part of this collaboration experience.
The International Data Science Mentor Clinics aim to clarify, encourage and support a stronger international collaboration in the data science field.

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Date: 23rd June 2022
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 (UTC-03:00)

Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum for the SDGS - Side Event

Join the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), United Nations Big Data Hubs from Brazil, Rwanda, UAE and China, and the Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) for this side event on how to use data tools to improve quality of education in vulnerable populations. The session will serve as a space to present the solution developed by the winning team of the 2021 UN Youth Hackathon regarding the effects of the pandemic on the access to education in Ugandan households. The dialogue will also provide insights from the experiences on establishing data hubs to foster the global statistical community and the opportunities to engage young scientists into professional data networks.

Date: May
5, 2022
Time: 12:00
~ 13:15 EST

18th IAOS Conference

26-28 April 2022 Kraków, Poland
IAOS 2022
Worthy Information For Challenging Times
Presentation on the Use of Big Data in Official Statistics: State of Art in Latin America and the Caribbean

The role of the Regional Hubs in mainstreaming Big Data and data science in official statistics

This is a side event of the 53rd Session of the United Nations Statistical
Date: 15 February 2022
Time: 08:00 - 09:00 AM (EST)
Format: Virtual
Registration is required!

Introducción al web scraping aplicado a índices de precios

El taller se llevó a cabo todos los días, del 21 al 25 de febrero de 2022. A continuación encontrará el enlace a la grabación, en los tres idiomas.
Aulas gravadas:
Dia 1 espanhol
Dia 2 espanhol
Dia 3 espanhol
Dia 1 inglês
Dia 2 inglês
Dia 3 inglês
Dia 1 português
Dia 2 português
Dia 3 português

EXPO 2020

As part of the EXPO2020, the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Center of UAE (FCSC) will host a 3-day event in January 2022 organized jointly with the United Nations Committee of Experts on Big Data and Data Science for Official Statistics (UN-CEBD)

VGI Initiatives in Latin America

Share Experiences in the production of official data throughout Latin America and the Caribbean and join a community of professionals interested in leveraging the use of volunteered geographic information in the region. Those are the objectives of the webinar organized by the UN GP Regional Hub in Brazil, and successfully accomplished on past December 6th, 2021.

From 11:00 to 13:00 (GMT-3 Rio de Janeiro), this free webinar was supported by IBGE, Nic.br, INEGI and UFPR, with simultaneous translation in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Recorded video: https://youtu.be/P9TywXA65dE
Agenda: pdf
We are available by email: hubbrazil@ibge.gov.br.

UN Youth Hackathon

The 2020 global pandemic struck, the world has been forced to rethink, redesign and innovate new ways of creating a shared sustainable future. This year, together with the United Nations Statistics Division, and the global platform regional hubs of Rwanda, UAE, Brazil & China, MGCY is organizing the UN Youth Hackathon

Statistical Conference of the Americas

The eleventh meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas, which will be held online, from 23 to 25 November 2021, is being organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Government of Colombia, through the Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE).
At this eleventh meeting, the Statistical Conference of the Americas will discuss two substantive topics: progress and challenges for the modernization of national statistical legislation and the consolidation of national statistical systems; and regional perspectives on the use of new methodologies and data sources for statistical production. The States members will also examine the outcomes of the biennial programme of regional and international activities, 2020–2021, of the Statistical Conference of ECLAC, endorse the establishment of working groups for the period 2022–2023 and elect the new Executive Committee of the Conference for that period.