EVENTS HOSTED IN 2024

Here are the events we hosted and/or sponsored in 2024. You can view the details of these events below.

Please click to view events hosted in other years, or our past schools / mini-schools

South Africa Blockchain Symposium and Hackathon

3MC: African Mathematical School on Quantitative Biology: Applications in Epidemiology, Ecology and Cancer
19-27 February 2024
Venue: North West University, Potchefstroom Campus

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Dr Anwar Vahed

NITheCS Colloquium 
‘DIRISA: A National Infrastructure for Data Democracy’
Dr Anwar Vahed (Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa)
19 February 2024 

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Dr Graeme Pleasance

NITheCS Mini-School 
‘Introduction to Quantum Thermodynamics: An Open Systems Perspective’
Dr Graeme Pleasance (Stellenbosch University)

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Masterclass

CoRE-AI Masterclass 
‘Application of AI in Cybersecurity’
Dr Emmanuel Masabo (University of Rwanda)
14 February 2024

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Data Carpentry Workshop

Data Carpentry Workshop 
‘Introduction: Data Carpentry (Ecology with R)’
12-16 February 2024  

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Dr Ruan Veldtman

NITheCS Colloquium 
‘From Satellites to Molecules – Discovery & Explanation of the Slowest German Wasp Invasion in the World’
Dr Ruan Veldtman (Stellenbosch University and SANBI)
12 February 2024

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South Africa Blockchain Symposium and Hackathon

2024 South Africa Blockchain in Education Symposium and Hackathon
‘The Impact of Blockchain Technology on Education’
6-7 February 2024

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Quantum Information Workshop 2024

Quantum Information Workshop 2024
‘Applications of Quantum Information in Astrophysics and Cosmology’
5-7 February 2024

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14th CHPC Coding School 2024

CHPC & NITheCS Summer School 2024
The 14th CHPC Coding Summer School and the 6th NITheCS Summer School on the Foundations of Theoretical and Computational Science
29 January – 9 February 2024

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Week 2 – Day 1:
Lecture 1 – Introduction to Machine Learning – Prof Ilya Sinayskiy
Tutorial 1 – Introduction to Machine Learning – Prof Ilya Sinayskiy
Lecture 2 – Introduction to Machine Learning – Prof Ilya Sinayskiy
Tutorial 2 – Introduction to Machine Learning – Prof Ilya Sinayskiy

Week 2 – Day 2
Guest talk – Dr Andrew Gill
Lecture 3 – Introduction to Machine Learning – Prof Ilya Sinayskiy
Tutorial 3 – Introduction to Machine Learning – Prof Ilya Sinayskiy
Lecture 4 – Introduction to Machine Learning – Prof Ilya Sinayskiy
Tutorial 4 – Introduction to Machine Learning – Prof Ilya Sinayskiy

Week 2 – Day 3:
Guest talk – Mr Abbas (Omid) Hassasfar
Section 1 – Dr Paul van Staden & Dr Rene Stander: Prob. & Stats
Section 2 – Dr Paul van Staden & Dr Rene Stander: Prob. & Stats
Section 3 – Dr Paul van Staden & Dr Rene Stander: Prob. & Stats
Section 3 Q&A – Dr Paul van Staden & Dr Rene Stander: Prob. & Stats

Week 2 – Day 4:
Guest talk – Ms Refilwe Kai-Sikhakhane
Guest talk – Mr Donovan Slabbert
Lecture 1 – Prof Uwe Jaekel: Monte Carlo Methods
Lecture 2 – Prof Uwe Jaekel: Monte Carlo Methods
Lecture 1 – Dr Graeme Pleasance: Scipy & ODEs
Lecture 2 – Dr Graeme Pleasance: Scipy & ODEs

Week 2 – Day 5:
Guest talk: Ms Nomlie Mfuphi: Bio-Informatics
Lecture 1 – Dr Krishna Govender: Computational Chemistry
Lecture 2 – Dr Krishna Govender: Computational Chemistry
Closing

MUST Deep Learning Bootcamp 2024

MUST Deep Learning ‘Bootcamp’
Prof Marelie Davel (North-West University) and others
29 January – 2 February 2024

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CoRE-AI Masterclass - Equitable AI in Health Care

CoRE-AI Masterclass
‘Equitable AI in Health Care’
17 January 2024

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Sixth Mandelstam Theoretical Physics School

Sixth Mandelstam Theoretical Physics School and Workshop 2024
‘Recent Developments in Large N, Holography, and Complexity’
Venue: University of the Witwatersrand
9-16 January 2024

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