Events

Workshop Spatial Data Analysis - World Data League

Workshop - GIS concepts and spatial data analysis for data scientists (5th April) by Pedro Sarmento

Workshop title: Geographic Information Systems concepts and spatial data analysis for data scientists

Workshop description: In this workshop is intended to fill the gap in the use of spatial data by data scientists. The workshop will cover the main concepts of Geographic Information Systems & Science essential to understand spatial data and how to integrate and analyze it in data science projects. Types and characteristics of spatial data and essential geoprocessing operations will be highlighted in the workshop. Also, a demonstration of a 15-minute city study will be showcased, to demonstrate some of the concepts lectured in the workshop.

Tags: spatial data; spatial analysis; geoprocessing; geographic information systems

Video

 

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WDL kick-off session

The World Data League has officially begun!

WDL kick-off session

1st part

Rules, dates, activities, and prizes

Subtopic for Stage 1: Public Transportation. 

Break

2nd part 

Speed Networking

Roundtable with Miguel de Castro Neto, from NOVA IMS Information Management School, and Nuno Santos, from PSE - Your Data Specialists, to talk about the subtopic.

World Data League

The quest to find the best data scientists by solving social-oriented problems.

League: April and May 2021

Finals: July 2021

More information here

Follow us in: https://www.linkedin.com/company/world-data-league/

 

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UCD Lab Meeting (M18)

Agenda:

  1. Project status update
  2. Challenges presentation and data available:
    1. NOVA IMS
    2. BSC (Video 1 and Video 2)
  3. Lisboa Co-Creation Data Lab 
  4. Activities planned for the project last semester

UCD Lab Meeting (M12)

Agenda:

  1. Project status update
  2. Challenges presentation and data available:
    1. NOVA IMS
    2. CML
    3. BSC
  3. Co-Creation Data Labs process methodology and calendar
  4. Activities plan for the next months
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Brainstorming sessions in urban analytics

 

Program

22.09.2020

3:00 p.| Micromobility (EMEL)

Identification of usage patterns over space and time to predict search for bicycles using data science and artificial intelligence

23.09.2020

11:00 | Waste Management (CML Urban Hygiene Department)

Prediction of the amounts of municipal solid waste produced for more efficient collection, using data science and artificial intelligence

3:00 p.| Parking (Municipal Police) Identification of abusive parking patterns and predict their occurrence, using data science and artificial intelligence

24.09.2020

11:00 | Crowd Management (CARRIS)

Calculation of the impact of a marathon on city mobility, in particular on public road transport

3:00 p.| Emergency (Municipal Civil Protection Service and RSB)

Provision for the need of emergency services, in order to ensure a response time of less than 5 minutes

 

Brochure available here

Advanced training in blockchain and cryptocurrency

27 to 31.07.2020

Weekly course on money, currency, Bitcoin, Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, aiming the development of skills and knowledge in the area of blockchain development.

Provision of 35h course on bitcoin, blockchain, and smart contract development delivered by Pedro Febrero of Bityond and Crypto Café.

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UCD Lab Meeting (M6)

Project meeting (M6) March 2, at 10:00 AM (Lisbon time) at NOVA IMS (and by Skype).

Agenda:

  1. Project status update
  2. Challenges presentation and data available
  3. Co-Creation Data Labs process methodology and calendar

UCD Lab Kick-off Meeting

Agenda

AM

09:00 - Welcome coffee

09:30 – Works Kick-Off

Partners presentation, institutional by the team leader and personal by all attendees (BSC, AMA, NEC, CML, NOVA IMS)

Project presentation (objectives, deliverables and timetable) by NOVA IMS

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

Partner’s expertise presentation by team leaders, background experience and added value to the project implementation (BSC, AMA, NEC, CML, NOVA IMS)

13:00 Lunch break

PM

14:30h

Partner’s expertise presentation by team leaders (continued)

Project web site presentation by NOVA IMS

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

Analysis and approval of project implementation plan (tasks, deadlines, deliverables per partner)

18:00 – Close remarks

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