Past Events



Machine Translation – A Game Changer for the Translation Professionals

Download ICS File 23/03/2015 , Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, Qatar

Dr Stephan Vogel and Dr Francisco Guzman will deliver a seminar at a language conference organized by the Translation and Interpreting Institute.

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Health Survey for Research

Download ICS File 01/03/2015  - 31/05/2015 , Doha, Qatar

Researchers at QCRI and WCMC are collaborating on a study of attitudes towards health and well-being and the role society plays in influencing decisions on the topic.

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Self-Tuning Hadoop for Big Data Analytics

Download ICS File 24/02/2014 , Carnegie Mellon Qatar, room 1202

Dr. Ashraf Aboulnaga is a Principal Scientist in the Qatar Computing Research Institute, where he heads the Distributed Systems group. His current research interests are in the area of data intensive...

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Averroes: Scalable Formal Hardware Verification

Download ICS File 17/02/2014 , Carnegie Mellon Qatar - Room # 1202

Karem A Sakallah is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. During a sabbatical at CMU-Q in 2007/2008 he participated in drafting the plans for what ...

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QF Qatar-UK Lecture Series: Dr. Patrick Meier at Imperial College London

Download ICS File 10/12/2013 , Clore Lecture Theatre, Huxley Building, Imperial College London

QCRI's Patrick Meier, Director of Social Innovation, will speak about next generation humanitarian technology at a talk at Imperial College London.

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Meeting of Council of Foreign Relations

Download ICS File 28/10/2013 , Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Patrick Meier, QCRI's Director of Social Innovation, has been invited to speak at this event.

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17th PopTech

Download ICS File 24/10/2013  - 26/10/2013 , Camden, Maine, USA

QCRI's Dr. Patrick Meier, Director of Social Innovation, will be speaking at this event.

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Social Good Summit

Download ICS File 21/09/2013 , Manila, Philippines

QCRI's Dr. Patrick Meier is one of the guest speakers at this event. #2030NOW

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20 year Anniversary Colloquium i6 RWTH

Download ICS File 05/07/2013 , Aachen, Germany

QCRI Principal Scientist, Stephan Vogel, is an invited speaker at this event.

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Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC'16)

Download ICS File 22/03/2016  - 23/03/2016 ,

The Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16) will be held on 22nd and 23rd March,2016 at the Qatar National Convention Center. The conference aims to advance Qatar’s ambitious ...

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Coding is Cool 2016

Download ICS File 21/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Organized by Qatar Computing Research Institute and MIT-Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

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Self-Driving Cars Are Coming - Public Talk by Daniela Rus

Download ICS File 20/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Abstract: We spend a lot of time in out cars, yet this is a part of our lives where we have been vulnerable to the world's leading cause of bodily harm. Now, the digitization of practically ...

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QCRI’s BrailleEasy app launched on iOS store


BrailleEasy, a custom one-handed Braille keyboard developed by the Qatar Computing Research Institute, is now available on the iOS App Store. The Braille keyboard was developed by Barbara Šepič, ...

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QCRI researcher jointly develops new film-making technique


 A scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a division of Hamad bin Khalifa University, has jointly developed technology that can recreate films and portraits in the style of ...

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QCRI launches RHEEM big data app


The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a division of Hamad bin Khalifa University, has launched an application that can draw insights from big data across many software platforms. The ...

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