CUHK Social Science Online Talk Series (9) - Seeing and Closing in on the Invisible Killer

19 June 2020

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Date: 19 June 2020 (Friday)

Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Speaker: Prof. Wilson Wong, Programme Director of BSSc Programme in Data Science and Policy Studies

Description: In the era of Big Data and AI, the capability of government in tracking and controlling pandemic has been significantly strengthened. This online talk identifies the data strategies for formulating effective policies to fight pandemic by comparing the successful and not successful countries and regions in this COVID-19 outbreak. It does not only introduce the most advanced data technologies but also emphasizes the importance of the fundamental concepts of data science to policy studies. The talk uses plain language and lively examples. All audience, including those without a technical background, are welcome.

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