talks & slides


2017-05-31 - 23o Congresso de Informática e Inovação na Gestão Pública (CONIP)

Here I talked about what it takes to do (good) data science in the government and how to get started.


2017-05-25 - 39th World Continuous Auditing and Reporting Symposium

Here I showed how we’ve been using neural networks to predict problems with government suppliers.


2017-05-10 - Evidence2Action: Smart Government

Here I gave an abdriged, non-technical, English version of the talk below. Slides


2016-11-10 - 1º Fórum AudiCaixa de Auditoria de TIC

Here I talked about how the Comptroller General of Brazil (where I work) uses machine learning to identify corrupt government employees and other problems.


2016-10-04 - Neo4j meetup

Here I talked about data mining in the Brazilian government, with a focus on Neo4j. Slides.


2016-08-25 - 2º Seminário sobre Análise de Dados na Administração Pública

A four-talk panel that I moderated. It was about risk and fraud detection in the Brazilian government. Q&A session starts at 1h25m. 2016-08-25, Brasília, Brazil, in Portuguese.


2016-03-30 - QConSP

Here I talked about how the Brazilian government uses Neo4j, Python, R, and other tools to detect corruption and other crimes.


2015-09-10 - 1º Seminário sobre Análise de Dados na Administração Pública

Here I talked about using NLP to classify the goods the Brazilian government buys. Slides.


2015-09-10 - 1º Seminário sobre Análise de Dados na Administração Pública

This is just the Q&A session that followed the panel where I gave the talk above.