Events


Public engagement forms a key area for the Centre. We are involved in a number of conferences,
talks, seminars and public exhibitions relating to big data and our research areas.
Find out what we are involved in and how you can take part.
23 February, 2017

Event | Chasing Impact | Using the Press and Social Media to Tackle the REF

14 March 2017

Essex Business School

This EBS Impact Academy interactive workshop poses using social media and the press as a way of demonstrating Research Impact within the Social Sciences.

16 February, 2017

Event | Seminar Series | Statistics and Data Science in the Digital Age

3 March 2017

ARTS 2.01, University of East Anglia

School of Mathematics at UEA and the ESRC funded Business and Local Government Data Research Centre are delighted to introduce a new cross-faculty seminar series.

3 February, 2017

SASNet Seminar | Mortality Estimation and Forecasting With Smoothing and Overdispersion

14 March 2017

Venue: Colchester Campus, University of Essex

The ESRC Business and Local Government Data Research Centre in conjunction with SASNet invites you to participate in a free training seminar on Mortality Estimation and Forecasting With Smoothing and Overdispersion.

30 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Seminar Series | Statistics and Data Science in the Digital Age

14 October 2016

SCI 1.20 (Maths Common room), University of Essex, Colchester Campus.

School of Mathematics at UEA and the ESRC funded Business and Local Government Data Research Centre are delighted to introduce a new cross-faculty seminar series.

29 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Art of the Possible Festival | Can you help your High Street?

18 October 2016

Venue: G6 Essex House, 200 The Crescent, Colchester Business Park, Colchester

Are you an Essex County Council employee? Come along to this Art of the Possible Festival session with your ideas for High Street improvements and see how you can get involved, and make a difference to your town.

15 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Changing Lives Through Research

10 November 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The third of five seminars exploring the impact of big data on today's society will focus on 'Changing lives through research'.

12 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Big Data and Society: Is It A Game Changer?

28 November 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The final seminar in this series will discuss 'Big Data and Society: Is it a game changer?'.

6 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Big Data, Big Brother?

17 November 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The third of five seminars exploring the impact of big data on today's society will focus on 'Big Data, Big Brother?'.

6 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Big Data in Business: Help or Hindrance?

20 October 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The second of five seminars exploring the effect of big data on today's society will focus on 'Big Data in Business: help or hindrance?'.

6 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Charities, Humanitarian Action and Big Data: Friend or Foe?

13 October 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The first of five seminars exploring the effect of big data on today's society will look at 'Charities, humanitarian action and Big Data: friend or foe?'.

18 July, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Royal Geographical Society’s Annual Conference

30 August - Friday 2 September 2016

Royal Geographical Society, London

The Business and Local Government Data Research Centre will be exhibiting as part of this conference alongside the Consumer Data Research Centre, the Urban Big Data Centre and the UK Data Service.

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).

24 June, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | KIE Conference: The Role Of The (ESRC Business And Local Government) Data Research Centre In The Big Data Movement

21-24 June 2016

Berlin, Germany

Dr Fola Malomo, Research Fellow for the Business and Local Government Data Research Centre will be presenting on the role of data research centres in the big data movement at the International Conference on Knowledge, Innovation and Enterprise.

14 June, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | 7th ESRC Research Methods Festival, 5-7 July 2016

5 - 7 July 2016

University of Bath

In the seventh ESRC Research Methods Festival, Administrative Data Research Part 2 will cover more examples of administrative data research, again with the focus on how the methodological challenges were overcome. Join Professor Vania Sena as she discusses whether data-driven policy-making is a reality or mirage.

14 June, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Big Data And Employee Wellbeing: An ESRC Seminar Series 2016

21 June 2016

Sheffield University Management School

In the third of this series of seminars, which aims to critically explore the possibilities of big data in assessing health and well-being risks within organisations and for advancing knowledge on health and well-being prediction. Join Professor Vania Sena as she discusses big data in the context of research on wages and related gender gaps.

19 May, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | IADS Big Data and Analytics Summer School 2016

5 - 16 September 2016

Venue: University of Essex

We are delighted that a number of our researchers and staff are participating in this year's Institute for Analytics and Data Science big data summer school at the University of Essex.

13 April, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Where did I come from? Who am I now? Adoption and Identity

Date: 20 April 2016

Venue: Sir Brandon Gough Lecture Theatre, Enterprise Centre, UEA

Join Professor Beth Neil as she gives an inaugural lecture as part of the Social Work Anniversary Lecture series at the University of East Anglia.

11 March, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Actuarial Teachers’ and Researchers’ Conference 2016

Date: 4th and 5th July 2016

Venue: Arts 01.02, UEA, Norwich UK

The annual two-day event provides a forum for the exchange of the latest research ideas in Actuarial science and related areas.

7 March, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Innovation Growth Lab Conference

Date:25 May 2016

Venue: Fenchurch Street, London

The Innovation Growth Lab (IGL) is hosting its first Global Conference, to showcase the latest trends and cutting-edge ideas in innovation, entrepreneurship and growth policy, as well as examining the power of experimentation to transform this space.

21 January, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Digging into Data Showcase

27 January 2016

Venue: Glasgow School of Art

The Centre is pleased to be exhibiting some of our latest research at the ESRC conference, Digging into Data.

5 January, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | High Performance Computing and Big Data Conference 2016

4 February 2016

Venue: Victoria Park Plaza

Professor Vania Sena will chair the afternoon stream at this year's High Performance Computing and Big Data Conference with presentations from Transport for London, Professor Mark Birkin, Leeds Institute for Data Analytics and Dr Stefan Graf, University of Cambridge.

1 December, 2015

ARCHIVED | Event | Professor Jerry Coakley to chair IoD Essex Chairman’s Christmas Breakfast

11 December 2015

Venue: Stock Brook Country Club

Professor Jerry Coakley is to feature on the Essex Institute of Directors flagship event, the Chairman’s Christmas Breakfast. This year it will take the format of a Question Time debate with leading economists to answer burning questions about the global economy.

27 November, 2015

ARCHIVED | Event | Meta-analysis: Past, present and future

3 December 2015

Venue: University of Essex

Join Professor Elena Kulinskaya from UEA as she presents this seminar on meta-analysis.

24 November, 2015

ARCHIVED | Event | Big data and business

9 December 2015

Venue: University of East Anglia

For the final event in our series we are delighted to welcome, Bernard Marr the author of Big Data: Using Smart Big Data, Analytics and Metrics to Make Better Decisions and Improve Performance .

24 November, 2015

ARCHIVED | Event | Big data: Good for your health?

24 November 2015

Venue: University of East Anglia

Ain Aaviksoo, Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation, Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs and Will Cavendish, Director General of Innovation, Growth and Technology, UK Department of Health discuss how big data can help the NHS and what the UK can learn from Estonia, a pioneer of e-government.

Events


Public engagement forms a key area for the Centre. We are involved in a number of conferences, talks, seminars and public exhibitions relating to
big data and our research areas.
23 February, 2017

Event | Chasing Impact | Using the Press and Social Media to Tackle the REF

14 March 2017

Essex Business School

This EBS Impact Academy interactive workshop poses using social media and the press as a way of demonstrating Research Impact within the Social Sciences.

16 February, 2017

Event | Seminar Series | Statistics and Data Science in the Digital Age

3 March 2017

ARTS 2.01, University of East Anglia

School of Mathematics at UEA and the ESRC funded Business and Local Government Data Research Centre are delighted to introduce a new cross-faculty seminar series.

3 February, 2017

SASNet Seminar | Mortality Estimation and Forecasting With Smoothing and Overdispersion

14 March 2017

Venue: Colchester Campus, University of Essex

The ESRC Business and Local Government Data Research Centre in conjunction with SASNet invites you to participate in a free training seminar on Mortality Estimation and Forecasting With Smoothing and Overdispersion.

30 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Seminar Series | Statistics and Data Science in the Digital Age

14 October 2016

SCI 1.20 (Maths Common room), University of Essex, Colchester Campus.

School of Mathematics at UEA and the ESRC funded Business and Local Government Data Research Centre are delighted to introduce a new cross-faculty seminar series.

29 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Art of the Possible Festival | Can you help your High Street?

18 October 2016

Venue: G6 Essex House, 200 The Crescent, Colchester Business Park, Colchester

Are you an Essex County Council employee? Come along to this Art of the Possible Festival session with your ideas for High Street improvements and see how you can get involved, and make a difference to your town.

15 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Changing Lives Through Research

10 November 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The third of five seminars exploring the impact of big data on today's society will focus on 'Changing lives through research'.

12 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Big Data and Society: Is It A Game Changer?

28 November 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The final seminar in this series will discuss 'Big Data and Society: Is it a game changer?'.

6 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Big Data, Big Brother?

17 November 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The third of five seminars exploring the impact of big data on today's society will focus on 'Big Data, Big Brother?'.

6 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Big Data in Business: Help or Hindrance?

20 October 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The second of five seminars exploring the effect of big data on today's society will focus on 'Big Data in Business: help or hindrance?'.

6 September, 2016

ARCHIVED | Big Data. Big Questions. | Charities, Humanitarian Action and Big Data: Friend or Foe?

13 October 2016

University of Essex Colchester Campus

The first of five seminars exploring the effect of big data on today's society will look at 'Charities, humanitarian action and Big Data: friend or foe?'.

18 July, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Royal Geographical Society’s Annual Conference

30 August - Friday 2 September 2016

Royal Geographical Society, London

The Business and Local Government Data Research Centre will be exhibiting as part of this conference alongside the Consumer Data Research Centre, the Urban Big Data Centre and the UK Data Service.

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).

24 June, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | KIE Conference: The Role Of The (ESRC Business And Local Government) Data Research Centre In The Big Data Movement

21-24 June 2016

Berlin, Germany

Dr Fola Malomo, Research Fellow for the Business and Local Government Data Research Centre will be presenting on the role of data research centres in the big data movement at the International Conference on Knowledge, Innovation and Enterprise.

14 June, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | 7th ESRC Research Methods Festival, 5-7 July 2016

5 - 7 July 2016

University of Bath

In the seventh ESRC Research Methods Festival, Administrative Data Research Part 2 will cover more examples of administrative data research, again with the focus on how the methodological challenges were overcome. Join Professor Vania Sena as she discusses whether data-driven policy-making is a reality or mirage.

14 June, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Big Data And Employee Wellbeing: An ESRC Seminar Series 2016

21 June 2016

Sheffield University Management School

In the third of this series of seminars, which aims to critically explore the possibilities of big data in assessing health and well-being risks within organisations and for advancing knowledge on health and well-being prediction. Join Professor Vania Sena as she discusses big data in the context of research on wages and related gender gaps.

19 May, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | IADS Big Data and Analytics Summer School 2016

5 - 16 September 2016

Venue: University of Essex

We are delighted that a number of our researchers and staff are participating in this year's Institute for Analytics and Data Science big data summer school at the University of Essex.

13 April, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Where did I come from? Who am I now? Adoption and Identity

Date: 20 April 2016

Venue: Sir Brandon Gough Lecture Theatre, Enterprise Centre, UEA

Join Professor Beth Neil as she gives an inaugural lecture as part of the Social Work Anniversary Lecture series at the University of East Anglia.

11 March, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Actuarial Teachers’ and Researchers’ Conference 2016

Date: 4th and 5th July 2016

Venue: Arts 01.02, UEA, Norwich UK

The annual two-day event provides a forum for the exchange of the latest research ideas in Actuarial science and related areas.

7 March, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Innovation Growth Lab Conference

Date:25 May 2016

Venue: Fenchurch Street, London

The Innovation Growth Lab (IGL) is hosting its first Global Conference, to showcase the latest trends and cutting-edge ideas in innovation, entrepreneurship and growth policy, as well as examining the power of experimentation to transform this space.

21 January, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | Digging into Data Showcase

27 January 2016

Venue: Glasgow School of Art

The Centre is pleased to be exhibiting some of our latest research at the ESRC conference, Digging into Data.

5 January, 2016

ARCHIVED | Event | High Performance Computing and Big Data Conference 2016

4 February 2016

Venue: Victoria Park Plaza

Professor Vania Sena will chair the afternoon stream at this year's High Performance Computing and Big Data Conference with presentations from Transport for London, Professor Mark Birkin, Leeds Institute for Data Analytics and Dr Stefan Graf, University of Cambridge.

1 December, 2015

ARCHIVED | Event | Professor Jerry Coakley to chair IoD Essex Chairman’s Christmas Breakfast

11 December 2015

Venue: Stock Brook Country Club

Professor Jerry Coakley is to feature on the Essex Institute of Directors flagship event, the Chairman’s Christmas Breakfast. This year it will take the format of a Question Time debate with leading economists to answer burning questions about the global economy.

27 November, 2015

ARCHIVED | Event | Meta-analysis: Past, present and future

3 December 2015

Venue: University of Essex

Join Professor Elena Kulinskaya from UEA as she presents this seminar on meta-analysis.

24 November, 2015

ARCHIVED | Event | Big data and business

9 December 2015

Venue: University of East Anglia

For the final event in our series we are delighted to welcome, Bernard Marr the author of Big Data: Using Smart Big Data, Analytics and Metrics to Make Better Decisions and Improve Performance .

24 November, 2015

ARCHIVED | Event | Big data: Good for your health?

24 November 2015

Venue: University of East Anglia

Ain Aaviksoo, Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation, Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs and Will Cavendish, Director General of Innovation, Growth and Technology, UK Department of Health discuss how big data can help the NHS and what the UK can learn from Estonia, a pioneer of e-government.