Advances in Data Science will take place in Manchester, UK from Monday May, 21 2018 to Tuesday May, 22 2018.

A two-day meeting to present recent developments in data science. This year's meeting is jointly organised by Manchester's Data Science Institute and the Cathie Marsh Centre for Social Research and will explore some of the ways that data science can support societal wellbeing. Invited speakers will include leading data scientists from industry and academia and there will also be the opportunity to submit abstracts for talks and posters. Talks will range from application-focussed to advanced data science methodologies.

Invited speakers this year include:
Danielle Belgrave, Microsoft Research and Imperial College London
Philip Bourne, University of Virginia
Pete Burnap, Cardiff University
Licia Capra, University College London
Ciro Cattuto, ISI Foundation, Italy
Toby Davies, University College London
John Quinn, UN Global Pulse, Uganda
Jasmine Latham, Office for National Statistics Data Science Campus
Ciira wa Maina, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
Walid Magdy, University of Edinburgh
Jonathan Nagler, New York University, USA
Reka Solymosi, University of Manchester

See the programme from last year's meeting here:


This event is sponsored and co-organized by
Royal Statistical Society



University of Manchester Data Science Institute

Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research


Magnus Rattray; Rachel Gibson; Mark Elliot; Suzy Moat; Neil Lawrence