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September 2016

Techtrade Yorkshire

8th September 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Centenary Pavilion, Elland Road
Leeds, LS11 0ES United Kingdom
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The Centre will join colleagues from the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics on their stand at Techtrade Yorkshire.  Visit the stand to find out more about the opportunities for collaboration with the Consumer Data Research Centre.

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Obesity Network: Application & Policy

13th September 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High School Yards
Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ United Kingdom
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Following three ESRC Obesity Strategic Network seminars in Leeds, Cambridge and London, this seminar and panel discussion will be taking place in Edinburgh, at the Centre for Carbon Innovation on Tuesday 13th September 2016.

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UrbanNet 2016, Amsterdam

21st September 2016
Beurs van Berlage, Damrak 243
Amsterdam, 1012 ZJ Netherlands
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The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC), in conjunction with 'BigData4ATM' and 'insight', will co-host an international event in Amsterdam on 21 September 2016. Scope and rationale: The pervasive access to information is empowering citizens to make more informed decisions (e.g., regarding their travel behavior, shopping, energy and other resources consumption habits, etc.), as well as leading to new forms of social relationships and to the introduction of new activities such as e-shopping and teleworking. At the same time, the penetration…

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October 2016

LIDA Seminar: Crime Analytics

20th October 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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CDRC's Nick Malleson and Emily Sheard will present at the tenth seminar in the LIDA Seminar Series.   Dr Nick Malleson, Associate Professor in Geographical Information Science, will be discussing crime analytics and the role of dynamic simulation models. Miss Emily Sheard will discuss data as a risk predictor for temporally-concentrated crime series. The main speaker for this event is Professor Kate Bowers, Professor of Security and Crime Science at the University College London. Professor Bowers’ talk is titled “Crime science, crime…

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Human Dynamics and Urban Structure

20th October 2016 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Urban Big Data Centre, 7 Lilybank Gardens, University of Glasgow
Glasgow, G12 8RZ United Kingdom
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CDRC Deputy Director, Prof Alex Singleton, will be delivering a seminar on Human Dynamics and Urban Structure at the Urban Big Data Centre in Glasgow. Abstract Developing models of urban structure and human dynamics has a long history within geography and planning. In their contemporary form, geodemographic classifications represent complexity as a typology of salient characteristics, drawing measures relating to attributes and behaviours of population alongside urban morphology and context . This seminar will explore a series of advances in geodemographic…

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Big Data Here – a live exhibition

26th October 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 28th October 2016 @ 3:30 pm
North Lodge, University College London, Gower Street
London , WC1E6BT United Kingdom
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The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) are hosting 'Big Data Here', a free exhibition of local, live data providing an alternative, digital view of the physical space around University College London (UCL). Each day a different live data feed will be projected onto the north wall inside the North Lodge, opposite to an Ipad wall created by the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), which will display live data across various screens. As well as being visible in real time to…

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Customers Exposed 2016

27th October 2016 @ 9:45 am - 5:15 pm
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The demands made on brands by consumers and citizens are becoming ever more niche, exacting and uncompromising. This is the conference that sends out a warning flare to brands on what they can expect and how they can react. Now in its third year Customers Exposed offers fresh insight, provocation and advice for anyone wanting to successfully ride the new wave of customer demand. Eleven research professionals offer a wide-ranging, evidence-based and provocative view of newly-empowered, savvy and financially-rejuvenated customers.…

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Empty Housing Innovation Lab

29th October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square
London, EC2A 1AG United Kingdom
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Interested in learning more about data and doing some social good along the way? Student Data Labs, in collaboration with the CDRC, are running an Empty Housing Innovation Lab on Saturday 29th of October in London. Free for all students, the event explores how we can address the housing crisis with data. Students have the option to join a Data Workshop and an Innovation Lab. In the Data Workshop, students will be learning practical, highly useful data skills. In the Innovation Lab, students…

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November 2016

Sold Out: Lecture by Jack Dangermond, Founder & President of Esri

9th November 2016 @ 4:15 pm - 9:00 pm
University College London, Room 110A, Pearson Building, Gower Street
London, WC1E6BT United Kingdom
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Please note this event is now fully booked. To add your name to a waiting list please contact  Jack Dangermond, Founder and President of Esri, will be visiting University College London (UCL) and giving a talk on his vision for how GIS and Geography can help address the global challenges we face today to shape the future for our world. Esri, founded in 1969, are a global leader in GIS software sales and consulting, operating across various public, private and third…

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February 2017

Webinar: Creating Top Metric Maps

21st February 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A collaboration between the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and the UK Data Service (UKDS) , this webinar will be hosted by Oliver O'Brien, developer of our popular mapping interface CDRC Maps. The webinar will unveil the process of creating “Top Metric” demographic maps, such as the Top Industry map seen on the CDRC Maps platform. After discussing the key cartographic, geographic and technical considerations behind the maps, Oliver will walk through the process of creating such a map, from obtaining the data…

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