The 2nd Workshop on Data Science for Social Good (SoGood 2017) will take place in Skopje, Macedonia, on September 18th, 2017,

associated to ECML PKDD 2017.

The workshop intends to attract papers on how Data Science can and does contribute to social good in its widest sense, including areas such as

  • Public safety and disaster relief
  • Access to food, water, and utilities
  • Efficiency and sustainability
  • Government transparency
  • Data journalism
  • Economic, social and personal development
  • Transportation
  • Energy
  • Smart city services
  • Education
  • Social services, unemployment and homelessness
  • Healthcare
  • Ethical issues, fairness and accountability

We are interested both in non-profit projects and in projects that, that while not defined as non-profit, still have social good as their main focus and have managed to build a sustainable business model.

Important Dates:

* Submission deadline: Monday, July 10TH, 2017

* Acceptance notification : Monday, July 24, 2017

* Camera-ready deadline: Monday, August 8th, 2017

* Workshop: September 18th, 2017