IDA hosts or jointly hosts different activities relevant to innovation and research, consulting and services, and education and training on data science and analytics.
IDA aims to build and support new initiatives in data science and analytics through setting up, (jointly) hosting and sponsoring special interest groups, task forces, chapters, and organizing workshops, and conferences.
- New initiatives: including IEEE Task forces, ACM SIGKDD chapter, etc.
- Professional activities: including big data summit, IEEE international conference and international journal on data science and analytics, etc.
- Special interest groups: several groups were created to promote the research, knowledge sharing and collaborations on emerging topics.