Past Events



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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Download ICS File 12/11/2012  - 15/11/2012 , Renaissance Hotel, Doha, Qatar

19th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2012)

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Arabic Language Technologies Roundtable

Download ICS File 08/11/2012 , CMU-Q, Doha, Qatar

Co-organized by QCRI and CMU-Q, the roundtable is a bi-annual event that brings together organizations working in the field of Arabic language technologies to keep each other informed about progress in research, as well as how to address new needs and challenges.

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Creators of Arabic Content Forum

Download ICS File 07/11/2012 , Amman, Jordan

The Forum brings together intellectuals, media, social media activists and bloggers in Arabic content to discuss and explore innovative methods contributing to the creation of a quantum leap in the quantity of Arabic content generation.

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Improving disaster response efforts through data


Extreme weather events put the most vulnerable communities at high risk. How can data analytics strengthen early warning systems and and support relief efforts for communities in need? The size and ...

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Your sloppy bitcoin drug deals will haunt you for years


Perhaps you bought some illegal narcotics on the Silk Road half a decade ago, back when that digital black market for every contraband imaginable was still online and bustling. You might already ...

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Entrevista con Luis Fernández Luque, cofundador de Salumedia e investigador del Qatar Computing Research Institute


Si quiere buscar un ejemplo de ciudadano del mundo, de los que al cabo del año vive y trabaja desde numerosos países, y a través de internet, esté donde esté, desarrolla en remoto actividades para ...

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Past Events


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QCRI's Creative Space to hold free app inventor workshop

Download ICS File 01/02/2018 ,

QCRI is to offer an introduction to mobile app development workshop for boys and girls aged 13-16. Students will learn the basics of mobile app development using the App Inventor platform. The ...

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QCRI's Creative Space launches free after-school computing courses for teenagers

Download ICS File 01/11/2017  - 20/12/2017 ,

We offer an App Inventor Course in Arabic for students aged 13-15 and an Arduino Programming Course in English for students aged 14-18. Courses are free. Please register quickly as places are limited.

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QCRI conducts first summer computing camps for kids

Download ICS File 16/07/2017  - 27/07/2017 ,

Children and teenagers have been given a rare chance to develop their computing skills with world-class computing scientists at the first summer computing camp conducted by the Qatar Computing ...

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QCRI scientists develop algorithm to detect brain cancer markers


Scientists from the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed a new algorithm that can identify driver genes of several types of gliomas, the most common and aggressive forms of primary brain...

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Research by QCRI's Jim Jansen among most influential of decade: top journals


QCRI Social Computing group's principal scientist achieves rare honor.

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#Halal now a lifestyle definition on Instagram


The word “halal” is no longer being defined only in a religious context but is becoming a lifestyle term associated with health and fashion around the globe, a new study of Instagram posts led by ...

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