Sustainability and change in Data Science
We believe that data can create a positive impact in communities. For this reason, Le Wagon Lisbon and Nova SBE created a special free event series from May 31st to June 17th!
Data Impact School is an inspiring journey into Data Science and its application to issues that matter. Each week is dedicated to a specific topic, combining practical workshops and inspirational talks from lead professionals in the field.
Week 1 | Environment
WORKSHOP • DATA ANALYTICS - Mon, 31/05
Discover the basics of programming with Python and Pandas! Together with João Viana, we will analyse a dataset of the city of Lisbon, looking at data from air and sound sensors spread across the urban area.
TALK • William Grimes [Data Science for Social Good] - Wed, 02/06
We will be hosting Will Grimes, presenting "A Fishing Risk Framework from Satellites and Ocean Data", a global project developed within Data Science for Social Good. An inspiring session followed by live Q&A.
Week 2 | Gender Equality
WORKSHOP • MACHINE LEARNING - Mon, 07/06
In this workshop, Isabel Fonseca will use Python and Pandas to analyse how gender equality (or inequality) reveals itself through data. Moreover, we will see if it is possible to predict a salary based on some features.
TALK • WOMEN DATA TALK - Wed, 09/06
TBA. Together with female Data Scientists and tech associations representatives, we will explore the world, role and perspectives of women in Data Science in Portugal.
Week 3 | Health
WORKSHOP • NEURAL NETWORKS - Mon, 14/06
A fascinating journey into health with machine learning. Starting from data such as chest X-rays and ECG recordings, Qiwei Han will analyze and predict diseases and abnormalities using various approaches including convolutional neural networks.
TALK • Leid Zejnilovic & Bruna Riboldi - Thu, 17/06
Professor Leid Zejnilovic and Bruna Riboldi present the project “Predicting the Risk of developing Diabetic Nephropathy”, winner of the first edition of the Data for Change program and developed in partnership with the Associação Protectora dos Diabéticos de Portugal (APDP).
Get to know more here.