Past Events



Sixth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM)

Download ICS File 04/02/2013  - 08/03/2013 , Rome, Italy

WSDM (pronounced "wisdom") is one of the premier conferences covering research in the areas of search and data mining on the Web. The Sixth ACM WSDM Conference will take place in Rome, Italy during February 6-8, 2013. February 4 and 5 will be dedicated to tutorials, workshops and data challenge; whereas February 5 will be dedicated to the Doctoral Consortium.

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6th Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (2013 CIDR)

Download ICS File 06/01/2013  - 09/01/2013 , Asilmar, California, USA

Our Data Analytics team will participate in this conference and present a paper on "Data Curation at Scale: The Data Tamer System"

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2012 Arabic YouTube Tweetup - Forum

Download ICS File 15/12/2012 , Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha, Qatar

Join the YouTube Tweet Up in Doha, Qatar on December 15 to learn how to create viral Arabic videos and make money through YouTube. Organized by QCRI and Taghreedat.

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iNET Qatar: The Rise of the Arab Information Society

Download ICS File 27/11/2012 , Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Industry event in Qatar: iNET Qatar will focus on the importance of connecting with regional internet communities throughout the Arab region.

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The 17th International Conference on Information Quality

Download ICS File 16/11/2012  - 17/11/2012 , Paris, France

The International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ) attracts researchers and practitioners from the academic, public and private sectors to discuss and exchange about information quality issues.

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Download ICS File 12/11/2012  - 15/11/2012 , Renaissance Hotel, Doha, Qatar

19th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2012)

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Arabic Language Technologies Roundtable

Download ICS File 08/11/2012 , CMU-Q, Doha, Qatar

Co-organized by QCRI and CMU-Q, the roundtable is a bi-annual event that brings together organizations working in the field of Arabic language technologies to keep each other informed about progress in research, as well as how to address new needs and challenges.

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Creators of Arabic Content Forum

Download ICS File 07/11/2012 , Amman, Jordan

The Forum brings together intellectuals, media, social media activists and bloggers in Arabic content to discuss and explore innovative methods contributing to the creation of a quantum leap in the quantity of Arabic content generation.

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Entrevista con Luis Fernández Luque, cofundador de Salumedia e investigador del Qatar Computing Research Institute


Si quiere buscar un ejemplo de ciudadano del mundo, de los que al cabo del año vive y trabaja desde numerosos países, y a través de internet, esté donde esté, desarrolla en remoto actividades para ...

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Gene fusion shifts cell activity into high gear, causing some cancer


The fusion of two adjacent genes can cause cancer by kicking mitochondria into overdrive and increasing the amount of fuel available for rampant cell growth, researchers at Columbia University ...

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QCRI team wins SUMMA BBC #NewsHack 'Best Audience Experience' prize


Congratulations to Ahmed Ali, Yifan Zhang and Fahim Dalvi for winning the prize of the “Best Audience Experience” category at the news hack hosted by SUMMA and BBC in London on 21-22 November with ...

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QCRI's Creative Space launches free after-school computing courses for teenagers

Download ICS File 01/11/2017  - 20/12/2018 ,

We offer an App Inventor Course in Arabic for students aged 13-15 and an Arduino Programming Course in English for students aged 14-18. Courses are free. Please register quickly as places are limited.

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Past Events

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QCRI conducts first summer computing camps for kids

Download ICS File 16/07/2017  - 27/07/2017 ,

Children and teenagers have been given a rare chance to develop their computing skills with world-class computing scientists at the first summer computing camp conducted by the Qatar Computing ...

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QCRI’s Creative Space holds Open House event for kids

Download ICS File 20/05/2017 ,

The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s new Creative Space, which conducts fun activities to teach children computing skills, has successfully held its first Open House event. About 100 children ...

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Research by QCRI's Jim Jansen among most influential of decade: top journals


QCRI Social Computing group's principal scientist achieves rare honor.

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#Halal now a lifestyle definition on Instagram


The word “halal” is no longer being defined only in a religious context but is becoming a lifestyle term associated with health and fashion around the globe, a new study of Instagram posts led by ...

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QCRI’s Mohamed Mokbel named Distinguished Scientist by world’s largest computing society ACM


Chief scientist among only 43 scientists globally - and the only one from the Middle East - to be selected for the honor in 2017.

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