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Event | Institute of Analytics and Data Science Conference 2015

Institute of Analytics and Data Science Conference 2015

Date: 7 July 2015
Time: 9am to 5pm
Venue: University of Essex

We are delighted that Professor Vania Sena, Professor Jerry Coakley, Professor Abdellah Salhi and Professor Maria Fasli all researchers from the Centre are involved in this exciting one day conference on big data.

The aim of the day is to bring together analysts and researchers from across the academic, business and local government communities to explore the potential of big data analytics, understand recent developments and identify areas of potential collaboration.

The event is free to attend but booking advised.

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Agenda:

Time Event Speaker
Registration and coffee  
09.30-09.40 Welcome Professor Anthony Forster, Vice-Chancellor (University of Essex)
09.40-09.50 Introduction Professor Maria Fasli, Director of Institute of Analytics and Data Science (University of Essex)
09.50-10.15 Presentation 1 What has Big Data ever done for us?, Professor Vania Sena, Director of ESRC BLG Data Research Centre (University of Essex)
10.15-10.40 Presentation 2 TBC
10.40-11.00 Coffee break  
11.00-11.25 Presentation 3 Big Data and Finance, Dr. Steve Phelps, Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (University of Essex)
11.25-11.50 Presentation 4 Innovation Funding and the Data Challenge, Jonathan Mitchener, Lead Technologist, ICT (Innovate UK)
11.50-12.15 Presentation 5 Human Rights in the era of Big Data (tbc), Lorna McGregor, Director of the Human Rights Centre (University of Essex)
12.15-13.30 Lunch  
13.30-13.55 Presentation 6 Big Data Analytics: The Insurance Perspective, Dr. Iqbal Adjali Head of Analytics (LV=)
13.55-14.20 Presentation 7 Human Biology by Numbers, Professor Leo Schalkwyk, Biological Sciences (University of Essex)
14.20-14.55 Presentation 8 Using Innovative Analytical Methods to Improve Patient Health, John Rigg PhD Director and Head of Predictive Analytics (IMS Real-World Evidence Solutions)
14.55-15.15 Coffee break  
15.15-15.40 Presentation 9 The Rise and Fall of Crowdfunding, Professor Jerry Coakley, Essex Business School (University of Essex)
15.40-16.05 Presentation 10 Information Governance as an enabler of Big Data, Gillian Furlong, Head of IS Strategy and Information Governance (Essex County Council)
16.05-16.30 Presentation 11 An Optimisation Approach to Mining Large Datasets, Professor Abdellah Salhi, Head of Mathematical Sciences (University of Essex)
16.30-17.00 Panel Big Data and Analytics; Challenges and Perils
17.00-17.10 Closing remarks Professor Maria Fasli, Director of Institute of Analytics and Data Science (University of Essex)
17.10-18.30 Reception and networking