Data Science Nigeria
2021 Plans

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OVERVIEW

Data Science Nigeria( DSN), registered as Data Scientists Network Foundation is a leading local capacity building non-profit with a vision to raise one million Artificial Intelligence (AI) talents in 10 years by building a world-class AI knowledge, research and innovation ecosystem that delivers high impact research, business use applications, AI-first start-ups, employability and social good use cases.
We present our 2021 activity calendar!

2021 CALENDAR

DateEvents/Activities
January 11, 2021Full virtual & skeletal resumption at the AI Hub Yaba office, Lagos
January 16 – February 13, 2021Business and Data Analytics (Paid training)
January 23, 2021People Analytics Masterclass in partnership with the Nigerian Institute of Management (Paid training)
January 25, 2021AI for Researchers Project kick-off
January 26 – April 2021Doctoral Consortium Masterclass with Prof Hau Chan
January 27, 2021Public release of the 2020 AI Bootcamp videos
February 2-9, 2021Participation in the 2021 AAAI (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence) Conference
February 6, 2021Data Visualization for Beginners workshop (Paid training)
February 13, 2021Open House at the new AI Hub: Meet the Media and Product Showcase
February 13, 2021Auto–Stratification Data Visualization Hackathon for Health Data
February 13, 2021Social Media Sentiment Analysis for Marketing (Paid training)
February 15-19, 2021Mid-term Train the teachers’ workshop and free distribution of the free AI book
February 20, 2021Data Mining with R (Paid training)
February 20 – March 13, 2021Leadership in the AI age (Paid training)
February 22, 2021Kick-off of AI+ Clubs in primary/secondary schools as an after-school club across Nigeria
February 23, 20212021 AI Mentorship program kick-off
February 22 to March 5, 20216 weeks Pre-University Training on Introduction to Python and Machine Learning
February 27 – March 13, 2021Data Visualization with Microsoft Power BI (Paid training)
March 12, 2021

1-day Masterclass in R programming
March 19, 2021

1-day Masterclass in Reinforcement Learning
March 20 – April 3, 2021Data Science for Banking/Fintech/Insurance (Paid training)
March 20 – April 3, 2021Data Engineering (Paid training)
March 26, 2021

Q1 Ladies in AI Meet-up
April 2, 2021Final selection and onboarding of the first set of 5 AI-first start-ups for 100% free incubation, use of facility and technical support at the new AI Hub Yaba
April 10 – 24, 2021Robotic Process Automation (Paid training)
April 10 – May 8, 2021Microsoft Certified Azure Data Scientist Associate (Paid training)
April 12 – 16, 2021AI Invasion in 50 cities (1-week intensive introduction to Python/Machine Learning in 50 cities in Nigeria)
April 23, 2021AI+ Professional Meet-up with focus on Industry Applications on Reinforcement Learning Masterclass
May 1, 2021

AI for EveryOne Workers’ Day Seminar
May 1 – 8, 2021Masterclass on AI for Project Management & Evaluation for non-profits (Paid training)
May 4 – 8, 2021 International Conference on Learning Representations Participation – papers and posters
May 7, 2021AI for Financial Inclusion workshop
May 10 – August 20, 2021100-day pre-qualification study for the 2021 AI Bootcamp

May 15 – 29, 2021Deep Learning Masterclass (Paid training)
May 15 – June 12, 2021Business and Data Analytics Training (Paid training)
May 20-21, 20212-day Masterclass in Data Science and Geospatial Analytics for Non-profit
May 27, 2021Children’s Day AI for Kids and Teens meet-up
May 27 to July 2, 2021Beginners AI Wednesdays 6-week intensive introduction to Python and Machine Learning
May 27 & 28, 2021PhD Research Paper writing workshop with Dr Elaine Nsoesie [Virtual Training]
May 30, 2021AI+ City and Campus Ambassadors Conference in Lagos
June 5, 2021Data Visualization for Beginners workshop (Paid training)
June 10, 2021Release of a whitepaper on AI-powered Citizen Science powered Geospatial Analytics
June 12, 2021Social Media Sentiment Analysis for Marketing (Paid training)
June 19 – July 3, 2021Robotic Process Automation (Paid training)
June 19 – July 3, 2021Data Science for HR/People Analytics (Paid training)
June 25, 2021Q2 Ladies in AI Meet-up
July 10, 2021Release of 2020/2021 Annual Report of Data Science Nigeria
July 10, 2021Mastering Structured Query Languages (SQL) Database (Paid training)
July 10 – 24, 2021Data Visualization with Microsoft Power BI (Paid training)
July 16, 2021AI+ Professional meet-up with focus on Geospatial Data Analysis
July 17, 2021Data Mining with R (Paid training)
July 19-23, 2021Participation in the 22nd ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC’21) Hungary
July 24 – August 14, 2021Business and Data Analytics (Paid training)
July 31 – August 14, 2021Data Science for Marketing (Paid training)
July 31 – August 14, 2021Digital Transformation and 4IR Masterclass (Paid training)
August 7, 2021Data Visualization for Beginners workshop (Paid training)
August 9 – 27, 2021AI Summer School for Grades 5-9
August 14, 2021Social Media Sentiment Analysis for Marketing (Paid training)
August 21 – September 11, 2021Get Ready For the Upcoming AI Age (Paid training)
August 21 – October 23, 2021
Columbia University Data Science for Executive Professionals (Paid training)
August 30-September 30, 2021AI Bootcamp 2021 Selection Kaggle/Zindi Competition
September 18 – October 2, 2021Data Science for Banking/Fintech/Insurance (Paid training)
October 1-15AI Bootcamp 2021: Validation quiz and announcement of bootcamp attendees
October 2, 2021AI Blueprint for Nation Building – inclusive Growth KPI discussion
October 9, 2021Mastering Structured Query Languages (SQL) Database (Paid training)
October 16 – 23Robotic Process Automation (Paid training)
October 25, 2021AI Summit 2021: AI for 21 st century Governance and Business Success
October 26, 2021AI Masterclass for Executives and Business Leaders
October 26-31, 2021AI Bootcamp – 4 streams sessions (Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced Researchers and Professional streams) – an intensive fully residential and all-expense-paid for best 250 best students, researchers and young professionals.
November 11 &12, 20212-day Masterclass in Social Media and Sentiment Analysis for Non-profit
November 27 – December 5, 2021Local NeurIPS meet-up at AI Hub, Yaba
Participation at the Canada conference
December 17-19, 2021
Data Science Nigeria team annual strategy retreat/team building
December 22, 2021AI Hub Team End-of-year party/Business closes for the year

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