Can data save the world? Chicago-based predictive analytics software company, Uptake, announced on August 29 that it gifted $1 million to Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science to establish a new fund, coined Machine Learning for Social Good. Join CMU and Uptake for a celebration on September 26 to discuss the fund, which provides opportunities for faculty and students to apply their expertise in data science and machine learning to initiatives that benefit the public sector.
Join Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, Uptake EO Brad Keywell, Machine Learning Professor Roni Rosenfeld and more for the launch of Machine Learning for Social Good, an intiative that aims to solve some of the hardest problems of the social sector.
The School of Computer Science and Uptake are working hand-in-hand with students, faculty, activists, and civil servants to address problems through the application of machine learning and data science.
Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served.
This event is open to faculty and grad students only.