Events, Training and Webinars

Events, Training and Webinars


We run a comprehensive selection of events for data scientists, professionals and the public. These include training seminars and courses, free webinars and public lectures. We are also involved in a number of talks, conferences and public exhibitions relating to big data and our research areas. Find out what's coming up below and sign up today, or if you'd like to be the first to know about future events you can sign up to our newsletter.

Training | IADS Big Data and Analytics Summer School 2018

The Institute for Analytics and Data Science is running its fourth annual Big Data and Analytics Summer School this Summer 2018. Join leading academics, data scientists, and engineers from around the world to explore the latest in computer science.

19 June, 2018

Event | The BLGDRC Conference 2018

Tuesday 27 November and Wednesday 28 November 2018

The Wellcome Collection, Euston Square

Through keynote lectures, presentations and discussions delegates will explore how different datasets, and the way in which they are being used, are advancing research and policy decisions, agriculture, and GIS.

15 June, 2018

Training | IADS Big Data and Analytics Summer School 2018

The Institute for Analytics and Data Science is running its fourth annual Big Data and Analytics Summer School this Summer 2018. Join leading academics, data scientists, and engineers from around the world to explore the latest in computer science.

14 June, 2018

Event | Computational Social Science

These 15-minute presentations - Part of the Research Methods Festival 2018 - will bring together computer and social scientists from the University of Essex to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing researchers applying methods from the fast-developing fields of natural language processing (NLP), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to social science problems.

14 June, 2018

Event | What’s the value of Artificial Synthetic Data in Social Science?

The purpose of the session is to provide an overview of the role that synthetic data can play in social science when working with personal data. We also want to present different techniques that are available for the development of synthetic data and discuss the tests that are available to assess the accuracy of the synthetic data against real data.

23 May, 2018

Lecture | Essex Life and Economy – How Essex Can Improve and Strengthen Its Economic Performance

The lecture will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the Essex economy, drawing on the Commission’s recent report.

Dr Andrew Sentance, Senior Economic Adviser to PwC, and Chair of the Essex Economic Commission, will set out a challenging agenda for action that could enable the county’s economy to achieve stronger economic growth in the decade ahead.

Events, Training and Webinars


We run a comprehensive selection of events for data scientists, professionals and the public. These include training seminars and courses, free webinars and public lectures. We are also involved in a number of talks, conferences and public exhibitions relating to big data and our research areas. Find out what’s coming up below and sign up today, or if you’d like to be the first to know about future events you can sign up to our newsletter.

Archived events, training and webinars

 

Click here to view events, training and webinars which have taken place in the past including links to the videos and presentations where available.