2021 La Serena School Data Science

Welcome to the 2021 La Serena School of Data Science!

Here you'll find information about our 2021 program, including the important dates, registration information, specific content for this year's program, and other relevant details.  Our 1-page poster will be available soon for distribution or posting on departmental bulletin boards.

Important Dates

Program Announcement: Jan 2021
Registration Opens: 12 Jan 2021
Registration Deadline: 2 April 2021
Extended Registration Deadline: 18 April 2021 (by the end of the day)
Acceptance Notifications: mid Jun 2021
Program Dates: 2-13 August 2021

Registration Fees and Scholarships

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 school will be Online. The school will combine synchronous and asynchronous sessions. Initially, we expect the synchronous sessions to comprise ~3 hours per day.

Even though there are costs associated to the execution of the online school, thanks to funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) as well as the Center for Mathematical Modeling (CMM/UChile), REUNA and ANID in Chile, most students selected from U.S. and Chilean institutions will receive full scholarships that cover all the school cost. In addition, thanks to funding from CEDIA, students from Ecuadorian universities members of CEDIA are eligible for full scholarships too. Additionally, the CMM has made possible to offer scholarships to students in Latin American institutions. The scholarship application is part of the registration form, so students should be sure to identify their residency and/or citizenship and fill out the appropriate scholarship information on the registration form. Selected students non-eligible for scholarships will be required to cover their registration costs through their own funding sources.
Program Outline

The 2021 program will be announced soon. However, our program includes topics such as:
- Image Analysis
- Databases
- Statistical tools applied to large data sets
- Machine Learning
- High Performance Computing
- Cloud Computing

You can also check our 2019 program as a guide.


Applications for the school are closed. Please, visit the 2021 Registration Information page for more information.


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