This participatory and collaborative event explores the question of how to (re)present data about equality and inclusion in a way that engages a public audience. How can abstract, invisible, intangible, and steadily updating "data" be grasped in a way that helps us humans discuss and make better decisions in the future of politics and society as well as on a daily basis?
Machine Learning is changing the way services are designed and business are built. The most successful companies of the century owe much of their success to people who know how to use machine learning to extract value from data
Building on last year's success, this will be an event held in the Deloitte office in Saltire Court, Castle Terrace, Edinburgh and will include a Datathon as well as some afternoon presentations and panels. The Datathon topic is to be confirmed but there will be a strong focus on looking at the use of Data for the greater good beyond Financial Services.
The DataFest 2018 Fringe Events in the Highlands and Islands will be held at the new Inverness Campus in the An Lochran building www.invernesscampus.co.uk - a collaborative shared space with UHI and the SRUC - and other key locations across the region.
Program Or Be Programmed: The implications of small data, local context and “Do-It-Yourself” technologies.
This is a two-part day of events: a morning hackathon and an afternoon symposium. The events are open to; individuals from start-ups and SMEs, academic researchers and students, civic activists, and people who just like making technical stuff or debating its use!
With more and more data being collected about our lives, data visualisation is more important than ever.
ODI Aberdeen is Scotland’s first node in a network spanning 20 countries overseen by the Open Data Institute. Through peer-learning and collaboration, the network highlights the case for open innovation, and brings people together around our collective vision: knowledge for everyone.
CENSIS is one of 8 innovation centres in Scotland and supports companies to develop new sensor and imaging systems. Data is a key output for any sensor and edge computing has a critical role to play in the way data is processed in the future.
Designing A Better Future : Understanding the importance of design in delivering collaborative data driven innovation
Data can do all sorts of clever stuff. Everyone is talking about using data to make informed decisions, show insight and solve problems. Data is the new oil. The new Money. The future.
This event will discuss how we can better communicate and converse with the public on how our data is used in health and care.
How well are you finances managed? Do you have a financial adviser?
The aim of "Data and the Town Centre" is to demonstrate the potential applications of data within a town centre management context, bringing together expertise from the worlds of data analytics, and city/town centre management into a half-day workshop featuring speakers from both areas.
The Data Lab & Microsoft UK are delighted to invite you to our #WomenDataWarriors event in collaboration with Women in Data Science (www.widsconference.org).
- 0930 - Arrival & Refreshments
- 1000 - Welcome from Steven Grier, Microsoft Country Manager
- 1005 - "Wanted Women in Data Science in Scotland" Jude McCorry, Head of Business Development at The Data Lab
- 1010 - "Women in Data Science" Dr Judy Logan, Stanford University
- 1030 - Dr Hannah Fry, University College London
- 1100 - Women in Data Science at Microsoft
- 1115 - Q&A
- 1130 - Tour of Microsoft Technology Center
- 1230 - Lunch
- 1300 - Conclusion
This event is open to everyone. Particularly, Women in Data Science, women who want to work in data science, school girls of all ages who want to hear what it is like to work with data and in data science and school teachers.
Spaces are limited for both data specialists and also school girls (+13yrs of age), please RSVP now to avoid disappointment.
The Cancer Innovation Challenge brings Innovation Centres and various partner organisations together to encourage open innovation in data to improve cancer care and outcomes in Scotland.
With our growing ability to analyze huge amounts of data, we need to harness and accelerate the opportunities which this presents to improve services and care experience across health and social care.