Hyderabad: The first-ever data conference on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and biggest ever Data Science knowledge sharing programmes titled Indo Data Week will be held in Hyderabad from November 2-8.
INIAC, DAV Solutions, UNDP, Citi Foundation, Youth Co: Lab will jointly host a 7 day long Indo Data Week 2019 to accelerate Data Science. The weeklong event will feature the first International Data Science Conference & Expo on SDG in India, Boot Camps for hands-on Training on Data Science Tools and a Hackathon for teams to create an impactful and innovative data product.
The other events planned around are Skill Development Bootcamps for Professionals held at T-Hub on November 2 and 3. A Master Class will be held at WE-HUB, Hyderabad on the same dates. A programme ‘Schools4SDG” aimed to students will be organised on November 3 and 4. Entries will be solicited from students who will submit posters on the theme “The Perfect Sustainable Future”. The ten shortlisted teams will attend a pre-finals boot camp @ OctoSpaces for students and teachers with 3 teams moving on to the final Oral Presentation at Indo Data Week Conference.
The main part of the Indo Data Week is its Conference on “Data for Sustainability”. It will be held on November 4 and 5 for two on Sustainable Development Goals. About 250 delegates are expected to attend. The other events that will be held along with the conference are Safe Events which include VIP Dinner and Investor Dating.
Some of the speakers include Jayesh Ranjan, principal secretary, IT Department, Govt of Telangana; Deepthi Ravula, CEO of Women Entrepreneurs Hub (WE HUB); Ronald Buijsse from JADS The Netherlands; Anna Ljungberg, Angel Investor from Sweden; Dr Shanta Thoutam from T-Hub, India; Joy Mustafi, MUST Research India(a nonprofit organisation dedicated to promote excellence and competence in the field of data science); Dr Lerwen LIU, KMUTT & NUS Thailand; Jan Willem Tulp from Tulp Interactive, The Netherlands; Anjali Virmani Paul, advisor and investor from Sweden; Joeri Van Geelen, Build Blocks Group, Singapore: Indrajit Shaw from FICCI India; Hari Dilip Kumar, Sustainable Development Program, India and others.