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Conference/Workshop on Very Large Databases

Few students and a member of the staff in the department of Mathematics/ Computer Science in Hezekiah University Umudi, were given scholarships to attend a Conference/Workshop on Very Large Databases (VLDB) which took place at the Distant Learning Centre of the Prestigious University of Ibadan in Nigeria.

Among the huge number of scholars, researchers, instructors, graduate and post graduate students, all over the country that applied to be given the opportunity to attend the conference/workshop, fortunately, four students (namely: Odozor Loveth Amarachi, Azodo Maryann Gold, Ugowezie David .N., and  Osita Ujunwa .O.) and a member of the staff, by name Mr. Ayetuoma Isaac .O., in the Department of Computer Science in Hezekiah University, were invited to attend the conference, based on their academic performances which were evaluated during their registration to attend this conference. The Conference which was organized by the indigenous professor of Computer Science, in the person of Professor Jenifer Widom of the famous Stanford University England (who has not less than 25 years experience as an instructor in Computer Science), in collaboration with Association of Computer Machineries (ACM) Ibadan Chapter, covered the areas of Big Data Analysis, Collaborative thinking and Women in Technology.

It was quite an Experience

The workshop was sponsored by many firms and big organization which includes Google, Total, Association of Computer Machinery (ACM) Ibadan chapter, Stanford University, among others.

The event lasted for four days which at the end a Certificate on Big Data Analysis, which was signed by the famous instructor, Prof. Jenifer Widom and affiliated to Stanford University, was issued to these students and their Lecturer.

    These selected people were gifted with some souvenirs from Google for writing for sample codes which performed one function or the other during the course of this event. Other benefits associated with the scholarship such as Travel grants, free and comfortable accommodation etc, were also given to those who were selected for this program

    A PICTURE WITH THE INSTRUCTOR, Professor Jenifer Widom of the famous Stanford
    University England.