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Workshops

Full Schedule

  • Wednesday, January 2 Registration and Arrival
    19:30 Conference Opening & Welcoming Cocktail
  • Thursday, January 3 Workshops Day
    Activities for family members (10:30-17:00h)

    09:30- 11:00 Morning Session 1

    Coffee Break

    11:30- 13:00 Morning Session 2

    Lunch Break

    17:00- 19:00 Afternoon Session

    19:00- 20:00 Debate (Plenary Session)

    20:00 Dinner (attendees to self-organise)
  • Friday, January 4 Single track symposium
    09:30- 10:10 Keynote 1: Data Science Africa - Lessons from a grassroots initiative Ciira wa Maina, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

    10:15- 10:55 Keynote 2: Statistical and machine learning challenges from genetics to CRISPR gene editing Jennifer Listgarten, University of California, Berkeley

    11:00- 13:00 Coffee Break and Posters

    Lunch and Excursion

    19:00- 19:40 Keynote 3: Stein’s Method, Inference, and Learning (SMILE) Lester Mackey, Microsoft Research

    20:00 Conference Banquet
  • Saturday, January 5 Workshops Day
    09:30- 11:00 Morning Session 1

    Coffee Break

    11:30- 13:00 Morning Session 2

    13:00- 14:00 Lunch

    14:00- 16:00 Afternoon Session

    Dinner slot (attendees to self-organise)