Scientific Calendar Event

Starts 26 Aug 2024
Ends 30 Aug 2024
Central European Time
Giambiagi Lecture Hall (AGH)
Adriatico Guest House Riva Massimiliano e Carlotta, Grignano I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
The call for applications is open. Please click on 'Apply here' to submit your application

An ICTP Meeting in presence

The advanced workshops are a week-long hands-on activity that exposes participants to advanced techniques/approaches in specialized areas. Participants are expected to have a suitable background or have participated in a prior Summer School part of of this activity.

Three applied/thematic workshops on Research Data Science will run in parallel:

Workshop 1: Big-Data Analytics
(Lead instructors: Ekpe Okorafor and Ishaku Anaobi)
  • Analysis of Large Scale Real-Time and Streaming Data
  • Real time event processing, low latency query and visualization
  • Hands-on sessions on Data ingesting and tools for capturing real time events/ streams, processing, low latency query and visualization
Workshop 2: Compute Infrastructure
(Lead instructors: Rob Quick and Raphael Cobe)
  • Data analysis tasks (from laptops to HPC platforms)
  • Deploying and using applications (jupyter notebooks) on laptops and HPC clusters
  • A look at large scale data analysis on Cloud Computing Platforms

Workshop 3: Smart Cities and Urban Environments
(Lead instructors: S. GANDHI and V. VAN DEN EYNDEN)
  • Challenges of data-driven approach
  • Basics of Urban data: creation & crowd data sourcing
  • Methodologies and technologies for integration, analysis, visualisation and exploration
  •  Metropolitan policies on data and its ethical use

Call for Contributed Abstracts: All applicants are requested to submit an abstract for a poster presentation. Abstract templates are available below for download.

Grants: A limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants from developing countries. There is no registration fee.

Individuals seeking an introduction to Research Data Science can apply to The CODATA-RDA School that runs immediately before the workshops.
**DEADLINE: 28/06/2024**


Marcela Alfaro-Córdoba (University of California, Santa Cruz), Louise Martha Bezuidenhout (University of Leiden), Raphael Cóbe (UNESP, Brazil), Sara El Jadid (Queens University, Belfast), Simon Daniel Hodson (CODATA), Ekpe Apia OKORAFOR (Accenture / Nigerian British University, USA), Robert Quick (Indiana University), Hugh Shanahan (Royal Holloway University), Shanmugasundaram Venkataraman (Digital Curation Centre, University of Edinburgh), Local Organiser: Ehimika Ohireime Clement Onime (ICTP)