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From Data Stories to Dashboards: Experiences from a Data Scientist in Mongolia | Robert Ritz

October 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm



Doing data science in Mongolia has its own unique challenges and opportunities. Robert created Mongolian Data Stories, a Medium Publication, in 2017 to tell Mongolia’s story in data. Since then, Robert has used data science to analyze air pollution, election data, and more in Mongolia. Robert believes that data science can be used both to improve the business environment in Mongolia and to improve society through data-driven policy.

About the Presenter:

Robert Ritz is a data scientist and the Director of LETU Mongolia, an all English business school also in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

In 2017 Robert created Mongolian Data Stories, an online series of blogs that aims to use data to tell Mongolia’s story. Through data visualization, machine learning, and interactive dashboards Robert seeks to understand current trends and reveal misconceptions about Mongolia’s past and present.

More recently Robert founded Mongol.ai to bring commercial data science solutions to Mongolia.

About ACMS:

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting scholarship in Mongolian Studies. The ACMS Speaker Series are organized in partnership with the U.S. Embassy and the Natsagdorj Library and provides an important platform for researchers engaged in Mongolia to share their experiences and findings with the public. The event promotes information exchange on a variety of subjects related to Mongolia and is free and open to the public.



October 20, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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