We’re thrilled that the first MERL Tech conference is happening in Johannesburg, South Africa, August 1-2, 2018!
MERL Tech Jozi will be two days of in-depth sharing and exploration with 100 of your peers. We’ll look at what’s been happening across the multi-disciplinary MERL field, including what we’ve been learning and the complex barriers that still need resolving. We’ll also generate lively debates around the possibilities and the challenges that our field needs to address as we move ahead.
The agenda for MERL Tech Jozi 2018 is now available. Take a look at register to attend!
We’ll have workshops, panels, discussions, case studies, lightning talks, demo tables, community building, socializing, and an evening reception with a Fail Fest!
Session areas include:
- digital data collection and management
- data visualization
- social network analysis
- data quality
- remote monitoring
- organizational capacity for digital MERL
- big data
- small data
- ethics, bias and privacy when using digital data in MERL
- biometrics, spatial analysis, machine learning
- WhatsApp, SMS, IVR and USSD
Take a look at the agenda to find the topics, themes and tools that are most interesting to you and to learn more about the different speakers and facilitators and their work.
Tickets are going fast, so be sure to snap yours up before it’s too late! (Register here)
MERL Tech Jozi is supported by: