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ARCHIVED | Event Series | Talk Big Data: Big Data, Big Questions

Talk Big Data: Big Data, Big Questions

Archived – Please note this event series took place in the past and has been left here for reference purposes. View our full list of events to see what we have coming up or send us an email if there is a particular type of event you are interested in.

Date: 13 October – 28 November
Time: 5.30pm – 7pm
Venue: Essex Business School

The Administrative Data Research Network , Business and Local Government Data Research Centre and Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project hosted a series of public talks throughout October and November 2016 to discuss the implications of big data and what it means for you and society.

Big data is shaping your world. Catch up on the videos below to find out how.

Charities, Humanitarian Action and Big Data: Friend or Foe?

When? Thursday, 13 October 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (BST)
Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

Discover how charities are using big data, both at home and abroad, from verifying human rights violations to better responding to humanitarian disasters.

Catch up on the discussion by watching the video below or click here.

Big Data in Business: Help or Hindrance?

When? Thursday, 20 October 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (BST)
Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

Big Data exists in businesses from the local shop to multinational corporations. We explore the opportunities to use this data to empower business and enhance public policy.

Catch up on the discussion by watching the video below or click here.

Changing Lives Through Research

When? Thursday, 10 November 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (GMT)
Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

Already data is making a difference to people across the UK. Hear more about how, where and why research is using Big Data.

Catch up on the discussion by watching the video below or click here.

Big Data, Big Brother?

When? Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (GMT)
Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

Do organisations know too much about us? Our personal data is worth more than ever before. Explore privacy in the digital age.

Catch up on the discussion by watching the video below or click here.

Big Data and Society: Is It A Game Changer?

When?Monday, 28 November 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (GMT)
Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

Why is Big Data hailed as the answer to so many big questions? Listen to those who may know why.

Catch up on the discussion by watching the video below or click here.