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Thursday, September 5 • 10:15am - 10:45am
Opening Talk: What’s next for data science in development?

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Over the last 15 years we’ve seen new approaches to data and technology touch every part of development and humanitarian organizations. So what novel capabilities is the current wave of data science really bringing to these sectors?

What do data scientists and the tech industry need to better understand about development, and how can development organizations best use the tools and talents that data scientists are bringing with them? How do we get to a future where data science is being used responsibly and equitably to improve people’s lives?

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Tariq Khokhar

Managing Director & Chief Data Scientist, The Rockefeller Foundation
Tariq leads the Foundation’s work on using data science to improve people’s lives. This includes integrating data and technology into the Foundation’s initiative areas of Food, Power, Health, and Jobs; and identifying, shaping and scaling breakthrough data science solutions... Read More →

Thursday September 5, 2019 10:15am - 10:45am EDT
Academy Hall FHI 360 Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave, 8th Floor, Washington, DC
  Data, Plenary
  • session type Plenary Talk