Upcoming Event: Big Data. Big Questions.

Upcoming Event: Big Data. Big Questions.
September 21, 2016 HRBDT
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The Administrative Data Research Network , Business and Local Government Data Research Centre and Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project are hosting a series of public talks throughout October and November to discuss the implications of big data and what it means for you and society.

Big data is shaping your world. Come and find out how. Listen, Question, Challenge.

Follow the debates on Twitter with #talkbigdata

  • Charities, Humanitarian Action and Big Data: Friend or Foe?

    When? Thursday, 13 October 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (BST)
    Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

    Discover how charities are using big data, both at home and abroad, from verifying human rights violations to predicting humanitarian disasters.

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  • Big Data in Business: Help or Hindrance?

    When? Thursday, 20 October 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (BST)
    Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

    Big Data exists in businesses from the local shop to multinational corporations. We explore the opportunities to use this data to empower business and enhance public policy.

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  • Changing Lives Through Research

    When? Thursday, 10 November 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (GMT)
    Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

    Already data is making a difference to people across the UK. Hear more about how, where and why research is using Big Data.

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  • Big Data, Big Brother?

    When? Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (GMT)
    Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

    Do organisations know too much about us? Our personal data is worth more than ever before. Explore privacy in the digital age.

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  • Big Data and Society: Is It A Game Changer?

    When?Monday, 28 November 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00 (GMT)
    Where? University of Essex Colchester Campus – Colchester, CO4 3SQ

    Why is Big Data hailed as the answer to so many big questions? Listen to those who may know why.

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