Tuesday, October 19 2021

Innovation & Data4Good – are we on the verge of a new era of data-driven innovation?

With the power of data seen by everyone during the pandemic and UK data regulations changing the public sector are at a crossroads in their use of data for the public good.

While the government has signaled the changes as a boost to the national economy, its consultation paper on post-Brexit regulations also raises the possibility of changes in the way the public sector approaches the issue.

He talks about clarifications and changes in the use of personal data, removing bias in the use of algorithms and providing a clearer picture for data sharing.

Against this background, next week’s UKAuthority Innovation and Data4Good event – which will take place in three 90-minute sessions on the mornings of October 13, 14 and 15 – will examine developments in the field with a range of perspectives from experts on new uses of data to help improve the lives and health of our citizens.

Speakers over the three mornings include:

  • Bethan Charnley, Head of Data Strategy Implementation in the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Bill Mitchell, Policy Director at BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Dionne Lowndes, Director of Digital and Technology at the London Borough of Southwark
  • Freddie Saunders, Data and Power Platform Specialist at Hitachi Solutions
  • Graham Spearing, Data Services Alliance Product Manager at NHS Digital
  • Harvey Blenkarne, Public Sector Manager at Precisely
  • Martin James, Senior Account Manager at Precisely
  • Dawn Monaghan, Information Governance Policy Officer, NHSX
  • Dr Arthur Turrell, Deputy Director of the ONS Data Science Campus,
  • Maddy Griffiths, Senior Policy Officer at the Innovation Center of the Office of the Information Commissioner
  • Dr Tom Lawton, Clinical AI Manager and Critical Care Consultant at the Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Salman klar, responsible for understanding and analysis at the Richmond and Wandsworth councils

Broadcast live, this event provides an excellent opportunity to understand the latest thinking on issues and to learn about initiatives that offer clear benefits to the public.

The event is free for the public sector – Book below to join us live:

If no payment appears, click here to register on Eventbrite

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