MERL Tech DC is coming up quickly!
This year we’ll have two pre-workshops on September 5th: What Can Blockchain Offer MERL? (hosted by Chemonics) and Big Data and Evaluation (hosted by the World Bank).
On September 6-7, 2018, we’ll have our regular two days of lightning talks, break-out sessions, panels, Fail Fest, demo tables, and networking with folks from diverse sectors who all coincide at the intersection of MERL and Tech!
Registration is open – and we normally sell out, so get your tickets now while there is still space!
Take a peek at the agenda – we’re excited about it — and we hope you’ll join us!
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:
We’ve been working hard over the past several weeks to finish up the agenda for MERL Tech London 2018, and it’s now ready!
We’ve got workshops, panels, discussions, case studies, lightning talks, demos, community building, socializing, and an evening reception with a Fail Fest!
Topics range from mobile data collection, to organizational capacity, to learning and good practice for information systems, to data science approaches, to qualitative methods using mobile ethnography and video, to biometrics and blockchain, to data ethics and privacy and more.
You can search the agenda to find the topics, themes and tools that are most interesting, identify sessions that are most relevant to your organization’s size and approach, pick the session methodologies that you prefer (some of us like participatory and some of us like listening), 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!)
View the MERL Tech London schedule & directory.