International Conference on Education of Data Science in Hikone,2018 (HDS2018)
Date:14-15, November, 2018

Venue: "Shikon Shosai Kan" Building (Building for Interdisciplinary Research), Hikone Campus, Shiga University, Japan

Purpose of the conference: In April of 2017, Shiga University launched a new faculty of data science with 100 undergraduate students in each year. It is the first data science faculty in Japan. Students learn statistics and computer science as essential skills and furthermore they learn how to extract value from real data in various fields, such as business, healthcare, education and environment. In April of 2019 Shiga University will establish a master program of data science on top of the undergraduate program. In this conference we have many speakers from abroad and discuss needs for data scientists in Japan and other countries.

Invited Speakers

Prof. Eric Avenel, Universite de Rennes 1, France
Prof. Yuan-chin Ivan Chang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Lecturer. Vikneswaran S/O Gopal, National University of Singapore,Singapore
Prof. Manabu Iwasaki, Yokohama City University, Japan
Prof. Naoki Katoh, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Prof. Yoshinori Kawasaki, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan
Dr. Daan.A.Kolkman, Jheronimus Academy of Data Science, Netherlands
Prof. Berthold Lausen, University of Essex, UK
Prof. Tae Rim Lee, Korea National Open University, Korea
Prof. Sung-Chiang Lin, National Taipei University of Education, Taiwan
Prof. Paul Shaoning Pang, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Prof. Tosiya Sato, Kyoto University, Japan
Prof. Joe Suzuki, Osaka University, Japan
Assoc. prof. Lim Tiong Wee, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Prof. Qingguo Zhou, Lanzhou University, China

Contact

SHIGA UNIVERSITY 1-1-1 BANBA HIKONE, SHIGA 522-8522 JAPAN
TEL. 0749-27-1005 FAX. 0749-27-1129
E-mail:dser-center@biwako.shiga-u.ac.jp (please contact this address if you want to participate)

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Hikone Campus, Shiga University

1-1-1 BANBA HIKONE, SHIGA 522-8522 JAPAN
TEL. 0749-27-1005 FAX. 0749-27-1129
E-mail:dser-center@biwako.shiga-u.ac.jp

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