Past Meetup

Data for Good & Kaggle competitions

This Meetup is past

85 people went

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Details

• About the Data Science Survey and the book we are writing about its results

• Overview of the Data4Good activities in Belgium

• Datakind in Europe

• How UGent won the Kaggle competition: National Data Science Bowl –Assessing Ocean Health

• Kristyna from RIA will explain How mobile phone records can help predict diseases spread and prevent food crises.

• Frederik Durant (https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=1925609&authType=name&authToken=Z0HM&goback=) on how to build a loan funding predictor for micro-finance platform Kiva.org (https://www.linkedin.com/redir/redirect?url=Kiva%2Eorg&urlhash=abTT) (seehttp://frederikdurant.com/projects/kiva-loan-funding-predictor-project/ (https://www.linkedin.com/redir/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Ffrederikdurant%2Ecom%2Fprojects%2Fkiva-loan-funding-predictor-project%2F&urlhash=7416))

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http://datasciencebe.com/2014/12/17/data4good-competition-hosted-by-kaggle-national-data-science-bowl-assessing-ocean-health-starting-december-15th/