Past Events



QCRI-Boeing signing ceremony

Download ICS File 19/03/2013 , Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha

QCRI and Boeing leadership come together for a signing ceremony commemorating joint collaboration on projects.

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Bioinformatics and Machine Learning Roundtable

Download ICS File 19/03/2013  - 20/03/2013 , Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha

QCRI organizes a roundtable as a first step in developing the roadmap for bioinformatics research in Qatar.

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Cyber Security Research Roundtable

Download ICS File 10/03/2013  - 11/03/2013 , QNCC, Doha

QCRI hosts a roundtable on cyber security research

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P Meier speaks at SXSW Interactive

Download ICS File 08/03/2013  - 12/03/2013 , Austin, Texas, USA

P Meier participates on a panel discussion about new technology and peace building.

SXSW Interactive is an event featuring cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity.

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Mobile World Congress 2013

Download ICS File 25/02/2013  - 28/02/2013 , Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Patrick Meier has been invited to join the Judging Panel for the Global Mobile Awards 2013. He is invited to consider Best Use of Mobile in Emergency or Humanitarian Situations category.

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Sixth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM)

Download ICS File 04/02/2013  - 08/03/2013 , Rome, Italy

WSDM (pronounced "wisdom") is one of the premier conferences covering research in the areas of search and data mining on the Web. The Sixth ACM WSDM Conference will take place in Rome, Italy during February 6-8, 2013. February 4 and 5 will be dedicated to tutorials, workshops and data challenge; whereas February 5 will be dedicated to the Doctoral Consortium.

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6th Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (2013 CIDR)

Download ICS File 06/01/2013  - 09/01/2013 , Asilmar, California, USA

Our Data Analytics team will participate in this conference and present a paper on "Data Curation at Scale: The Data Tamer System"

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2012 Arabic YouTube Tweetup - Forum

Download ICS File 15/12/2012 , Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha, Qatar

Join the YouTube Tweet Up in Doha, Qatar on December 15 to learn how to create viral Arabic videos and make money through YouTube. Organized by QCRI and Taghreedat.

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iNET Qatar: The Rise of the Arab Information Society

Download ICS File 27/11/2012 , Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Industry event in Qatar: iNET Qatar will focus on the importance of connecting with regional internet communities throughout the Arab region.

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The 17th International Conference on Information Quality

Download ICS File 16/11/2012  - 17/11/2012 , Paris, France

The International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ) attracts researchers and practitioners from the academic, public and private sectors to discuss and exchange about information quality issues.

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QCRI Summer Internship Program

Download ICS File 06/05/2018  - 05/07/2018 , Hamad Bin Khalifa Research Complex

Each year, Qatar Computing Research Institute organizes a summer internship program for undergraduate students studying computer science, computer engineering and other disciplines. The internship is unpaid, and QCRI does not provide any visa support.

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Public Talk by Prof. Regina Barzilay "Artificial Intelligence for Oncology: Learning to Cure Cancer from Images and Text"

Download ICS File 27/03/2018 ,

Artificial Intelligence for Oncology: Learning to Cure Cancer from Images and Text A talk by Professor Regina Barzilay, MIT CSAIL Winner of 2017 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ At Education City Student ...

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QCRI & MIT-CSAIL Annual Project Review 2018

Download ICS File 27/03/2018 ,

Executive Overview Sessions Open to public Date:    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Time:    9:00AM – 3:00PM Venue:  HBKU Research Complex Multipurpose Room To view full agenda, please click here . To RSVP, ...

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QCRI and Turkish scientists to build pre-emptive cyber security platform


Project to build defensive platform to detect emerging cyberattacks awarded $1.65m grant.

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MIT-CSAIL researchers visit Doha for annual QCRI research meeting


Meeting updates joint research projects between the two institutions and will feature 'genius grant' recipient Prof. Regina Barzilay, who uses AI to detect cancer, as keynote speaker.

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QCRI’s Advanced Transcription System snares ARC’18 Best Innovation Award


Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser presents accolade for system that automatically converts speech to text using state-of-the-art speech recognition techniques.

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