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Geo+Data London: 2

Date(s) - 04/12/2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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The CDRC and the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) are pleased to announce the second Geo+Data London event. Our events aim to provide an environment for those working with geographic data to meet, share, and learn from experiences and best practices as demonstrated by industry and current academic research.

For our second event, we have brought together speakers from Mastercard and University College London (UCL) to speak on transaction data and the geography of names.

Schedule of events:

18:00: Registration
18.25: Introduction and Welcome
18.30: James Ketteley (Mastercard): ‘Smart Insights from geo-aggregated transaction data’
19.00: Dr Justin Van Dijk (UCL): ‘What’s in a name? Storing surname geographies for both visualisation and analysis’
19.30: Reception and networking
20.30: Event close

Please register your attendance through Eventbrite. Booking is free, but it is mandatory. Seats are assigned on a first come, first served basis. We look forward to welcoming you to this event.

About our speakers:

James Ketteley is VP Media Partnerships at Mastercard.

Justin van Dijk is a post-doctoral research assistant in the Geospatial Analytics and Computing Research Group in the Department of Geography at UCL. Prior to this he obtained a Master’s degree in Human Geography and Planning from Utrecht University (the Netherlands), and received a Ph.D. degree in Transport Economics from Stellenbosch University (South Africa). His primary research interests are grouped around the analysis and visualisation of large scale spatial data, urban mobility, and geographic information systems in general.