[Air-L] Invitation to the Big Data and Development Symposium at the University of Oxford

Mark Graham mark.graham at oii.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 27 02:51:46 PDT 2016

Dear colleagues,

I am writing to invite you to the Oxford Internet Institute's Symposium
entitled, "Big Data and Development,"
<http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/events/?id=786> from September 15-September 16th
at the Said Business School in Oxford, UK.

Keynote speakers include:

   - Professor Bitange Ndemo <http://bitangendemo.me/>, Former Permanent
   Secretary of Kenya’s Ministry of Information and Communication, andLecturer
   at the University of Nairobi
   - Professor Alex (Sandy) Pentland <http://web.media.mit.edu/~sandy/>,
   Academic Director of Data-Pop Alliance, and Director of the MIT Human
   Dynamics Lab
   - Dr Linnet Taylor
   Fellow at the Department of International Development, University of

We welcome the submission of abstracts for papers,
panels, and demonstrations (deadline for submission is July 15).

The conference is also open to a limited number of free registrations for
people who wish to attend, but not present.

You can learn more and register on our website
<http://bigdatadevelopment.oii.ox.ac.uk/> and I would be grateful if you
could circulate it further.

Kind regards,
Dr Mark Graham

Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow
Oxford Internet Institute
University of Oxford

Faculty Fellow
The Alan Turing Institute

Research Affiliate
School of Geography and the Environment
University of Oxford

Visiting Fellow
Department of Media and Communications
London School of Economics and Political Science

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