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Doing data right: Through people and partnerships

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Join The Scotsman and The University of Edinburgh September 10th as we discuss how we should be Doing data right: Through people and partnerships.

The day aims to answer the big questions on how big can data science become in the region, and what needs to be done to make it the data capital of Europe?

Event chair: Paul Forrest – Chairman, MBN Solutions
Introductions from: Jarmo Eskelinen- Data-Driven Innovation Programme, University of Edinburgh

Session 1: Adopting and fostering data innovation in industry
Confirmed speakers include, more TBC:
Elizabeth Hollinger, Agrekko,
Ruth Donnelly, The University of Edinburgh
Professor Bruce Whitelaw, The University of Edinburgh

Session 2: Woman in Data
Confirmed speakers include, more TBC:
Catherine Stihler, Open Knowledge Foundation
Gillian Hogg, Heriot-Watt University
Talat Yaqoob, Equate Scotland 

Break out sessions include data research highlights and design informatics.

We will be ending the day with a great case study from Unicef about data for public good. 

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September 10
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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John McIntyre Conference Centre, The University of Edinburgh
Pollock Halls 18 Holyrood Park Rd, Edinburgh, EH16 5AY
Edinburgh, EH16 5AY GB
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