QASR is partnering with QMSS and UNDP’s Team on Extractive Industries for Sustainable Development to organize a data exploration event which brings together the research capacity of the Columbia community with the increasingly available, but underutilized extractive industries (oil, gas, and mining) data of the United Nations Development Programme
Data Dive Dates/Times
Friday, April 11th 6pm-9pm
Saturday, April 12th 9am-5pm
Sunday, April 13th 9am-5pm
Friday: Opening ceremonies, introduction to the research challenges and data, workshops on issues and methods pertinent to the challenge, team formation
Saturday: Full day hacking data.Breakfast & lunch provided.
Sunday: Full day hacking data. Breakfast & lunch provided. Closing ceremonies and presentations to conclude event.
The event aims to explore, through data analysis, associations between the extracitve industries and the social and economic conditions in which these industries operate. In addition, it strives to bring together individuals fluent in content expertise, statistical analysis and computer programming expose them to the processes and practices of other disciplines involved in the production of a quality, quantitative research product while providing the United Nations Development Programme with visualization pruducts that contribute to their efforts around the world.
Registration is REQUIRED to participate in this event and space is limited. Please see the UNDP/QMSS Data Dive website for more details http://www.qmss.columbia.edu/UNDPdataDive