Past Events


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Machine Translation – A Game Changer for the Translation Professionals

Download ICS File 23/03/2015 , Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, Qatar

Dr Stephan Vogel and Dr Francisco Guzman will deliver a seminar at a language conference organized by the Translation and Interpreting Institute.

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Health Survey for Research

Download ICS File 01/03/2015  - 31/05/2015 , Doha, Qatar

Researchers at QCRI and WCMC are collaborating on a study of attitudes towards health and well-being and the role society plays in influencing decisions on the topic.

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Self-Tuning Hadoop for Big Data Analytics

Download ICS File 24/02/2014 , Carnegie Mellon Qatar, room 1202

Dr. Ashraf Aboulnaga is a Principal Scientist in the Qatar Computing Research Institute, where he heads the Distributed Systems group. His current research interests are in the area of data intensive...

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Averroes: Scalable Formal Hardware Verification

Download ICS File 17/02/2014 , Carnegie Mellon Qatar - Room # 1202

Karem A Sakallah is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. During a sabbatical at CMU-Q in 2007/2008 he participated in drafting the plans for what ...

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QF Qatar-UK Lecture Series: Dr. Patrick Meier at Imperial College London

Download ICS File 10/12/2013 , Clore Lecture Theatre, Huxley Building, Imperial College London

QCRI's Patrick Meier, Director of Social Innovation, will speak about next generation humanitarian technology at a talk at Imperial College London.

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Meeting of Council of Foreign Relations

Download ICS File 28/10/2013 , Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Patrick Meier, QCRI's Director of Social Innovation, has been invited to speak at this event.

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17th PopTech

Download ICS File 24/10/2013  - 26/10/2013 , Camden, Maine, USA

QCRI's Dr. Patrick Meier, Director of Social Innovation, will be speaking at this event.

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Social Good Summit

Download ICS File 21/09/2013 , Manila, Philippines

QCRI's Dr. Patrick Meier is one of the guest speakers at this event. #2030NOW

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20 year Anniversary Colloquium i6 RWTH

Download ICS File 05/07/2013 , Aachen, Germany

QCRI Principal Scientist, Stephan Vogel, is an invited speaker at this event.

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BBC Collaboration to Build Multilingual Media Monitoring System


BBC News Labs and R&D  are partnering up with the University of Edinburgh, UCL, Deutsche Welle and others to build an automated media monitoring tool. We want to build an automated system that will ...

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High Standards and Ambitions in an Ever Changing World


Dr Ashraf Aboulnaga, Research Director, Distributed Systems, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) speaks about pushing the boundaries of advanced computing research, and contributing to the ...

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GCC Government Social Media Summit 2015


GCC Government Social Media Summit 2015 comes to a close by shedding light on global best practises for social media use in government Today marks the close of two successful days at the 4th GCC ...

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Upcoming Events


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Be a Digital Humanitarian in Qatar

Download ICS File 07/10/2015 , Qatar Red Crescent Society, Old Salata Al Meena Doha, Doha Qatar

SOLD OUT How can you make a difference in your city, region and world? Many of us use digital tools. Join the teams of the Qatar Red Crescent Society and Qatar Computing Research Institute for this ...

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The 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC)

Download ICS File 14/10/2015  - 16/10/2015 ,

The 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), the world’s largest technical conference for women in computing will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas on October 14-16 ...

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Digital Revolutions: New Information Technology Tools in 21st Century Politics

Download ICS File 02/11/2015  - 03/11/2015 ,

What effects do communication technology tools have on shaping political events and processes? Big data and mapping technologies helped to shape the international and domestic political responses to ...

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Welcomes New Batch of Students to Summer Internship Programme


Hands-On Programme Offers Undergraduate Students An Opportunity To Conduct Research And Gain Real-World Experience Doha, Qatar, 02 June 2015 - Enjoying its fourth consecutive year of success, the ...

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Dr Farnam Jahanian joins Qatar Computing Research Institute's Scientific Advisory Committee


The Provost of Carnegie Mellon University Brings A Wealth Of Knowledge And Expertise To Qatar Foundation-Based Research Institute

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Boosts Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts with High-Tech Digital Initiatives


Doha, Qatar, May 25 2015: Emergency responders are still dealing with the fallout of Nepal’s two devastating earthquakes and using advanced technology and platforms, some of which have been developed...

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