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Archived | Event | Policy-making in the Big Data Era: Opportunities and challenges

International Conference  – Policy-making in the Big Data Era: Opportunities and challenges

Date: 15 – 17 June
Time:
9am to 5pm
Venue:
University of Cambridge

This conference hosts over 150 presentations covering a wide range of topics by data scientists from top universities, policy-makers from the UK and EU government bodies, and professionals from the non-profit sector and businesses. We are delighted to be involved on 17 June in parallel session 6 when Professor Vania Sena will be talking about how local governments can deal with big data.

Parallel Session 6
Session 6a: Processing government data

Date: Wednesday 17 June
Time: 1.30 – 2.50pm
Room: LT1

Chair: Pieter van Houten, Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge

Predicting sense of community and participation by applying machine learning to open government data
Alessandro Piscopo, University of Amsterdam, Centrum Wiskunde, Informatica; Ronald Siebes, VU University Amsterdam;and Lynda Hardman, Centrum Wiskunde, Informatica, Netherlands

Dealing with Big Data in the Local Government
Professor Vania Sena, University of Essex

Using ‘big data’ to inform local policy decisions
Hannah Durrant and Julie Barnett, University of Bath, UK

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