Conference Programme Now Available!

Data for Policy 2016 Conference Information Pack & Programme is available here!

Registration is closing on 1st of September – places are offered on a first come, first served basis.

Featured talks include:

  • “Big Data Analytics and EU Policy-making – huge potential, significant challenges” – Maive Rute, Deputy Director-General of Joint Research Centre, European Commission
  • “Data for Policy: a Myth or a Must?” – Enrico Giovannini, Co-Chair, UN Data Revolution Group, University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’
  • “Big Data and the Social Sciences: Can Accuracy and Privacy Co-Exist?” – Jim Waldo, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science and the Chief Technology Officer, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
  • “Platform Government and a Data Science for Policy-making?” – Helen Margetts, Director of the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
  • “Algorithmic Regulation: Using Blockchain smart contract technology to revolutionise Financial Regulation” – Philip Treleaven, Professor of Computing and Director of the Financial Computing Centre, University College London
  • “Translating Rigorous Evidence into Policies that Benefit the Poor” – Quentin Palfrey, Executive Director, J-PAL North America, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • “A Data-driven Public Sector for Sustainable and Inclusive Governance” – Barbara Ubaldi, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • “Doing practical data science for social good and public policy” – Rayid Ghani, Director of the Center for Data Science and Public Policy, University of Chicago

Other key participants include:

Andrew Blake, Executive Director, The Alan Turing Institute
Anthony Finklestein, Chief Scientific Adviser for National Security to HM Government; Professor of Software Systems Engineering, The Alan Turing Institute
Andy Hopper, Head of Department, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Jon Crowcroft, Marconi Professor of Communications Systems, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge; The Alan Turing Institute
Sir David Wallace, University of Cambridge
Kenneth Benoit, Head of the Department of Methodology, London School of Economics and Political Sciences
Derek Wyatt, Chair, Royal Trinity Hospice; NHS Innovations South East, UK
Peter Smith, Professor of Social Statistics, ESRC Administrative Data Research Centre for England and University of Southampton
Gabrielle Demange, Directeur d’Etudes at EHESS; Associate Chair, Paris School of Economics, France
Beth Noveck, The Jerry Hultin Global Network Professor, Tandon School of Engineering; Co-Founder and Director of The GovLab, New York University
Michail Skaliotis, Head of Task Force – Big Data at EUROSTAT, European Commission
Daniel Castro, Director, Centre for Data Innovation, US
Jean Bacon, Professor Emerita of Distributed Systems, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge

… and many other prestigious participants.

Limited space left to register!