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.
22 August, 2017

Event | Big Data Can… Empower Society

Tuesday 7 November

Darwin Conference Suite, University of Kent

Extensive work is being carried out by researchers, local authorities, and private sector organisations to make better use of data to improve our day to day lives.

22 August, 2017

Event | Big Data Can… Evolve Business

Thursday 19 October

Dockyard Church, University of Kent

Big Data is mapping the road to future business success through improved marketing, risk forecasting, smoother and more streamlined processes and procedures; and increased product offerings.

22 August, 2017

Event | Big Data Can… Enhance the Environment

Thursday 28 September

Darwin Conference Suite, University of Kent

Big Data is playing a large part in the areas of green infrastructure; agriculture; waste management; renewable energy; amongst other topics, and much work is being done in these areas.

14 August, 2017

Event | The Sixteenth International Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis (IDA 2017)

26-28 October 2017

Venue: London, UK

Our Senior Data Development Manager, Richard Skeggs will be presenting his paper at the The Sixteenth International Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis (IDA 2017)

3 August, 2017

Event | 1st International Conference on the Frontiers and Advances in Data Science (FADS)

23-25 October 2017

Venue: Xian, China

We are delighted that Professor Maria Fasli will chair the this Frontiers and Advances in Data Science (FADS) event. The call for papers is open now.

23 March, 2017

Event | Annual Conference 2017

November 2017

Venue: To be confirmed

This year, BLGDRC is organising a two day Annual Conference, focusing on two of its research streams: local economic growth and geographic information systems (GIS).

1 July, 2016

Event | The 11th Scientific Meeting of the Classification and Data Analysis Group

13 - 15 September 2017

Milano-Bicocca University

One of our researchers, Berthold Lausen, has been asked to join the Scientific Program Committe for the eleventh biennial international meeting of the Classification and Data Analysis Group (CLADAG).




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.