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Geo+Data London 3

Date(s) - 22/01/2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) at UCL and the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) are pleased to announce the third 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 third event, we have brought together speakers from Emu Analytics and University College London (UCL) to speak on innovations in geodata and urban crime in a developing country.

Schedule of events:

18:00: Registration
18.25: Introduction and Welcome
18.30: Alice Goudie (Emu Analytics): ‘Real-world innovations with geodata around the UK’
19.00: Dr Anwar Musah (UCL): ‘The risk assessment of various street-level characteristics on the burden of urban crime in a developing country’
19.30: Reception and networking (room G07)
20.30: Event close

We look forward to welcoming you to this event.

The event is free but booking is mandatory. Seats are on a first come, first served basis.

About our speakers:

Alice Goudie is Senior Location Intelligence Analyst at Emu Analytics and specialises in analyzing and visualizing spatial datasets in order to help clients make informed decisions. She works across many different sectors including smart cities, energy, electric vehicles, prop tech, transport, infrastructure and demographics. She did her Undergraduate Degree in Geography at UCL and returned a year later to do an MSc in GIS.

Anwar Musah is a post-doctoral research associate in UCL’s Department of Geography. Prior to this appointment, he attained a PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health (University of Nottingham, UK) and a MSc in Epidemiology (Imperial College London, UK). He works with Dr James Cheshire, Dr Tatiana Thieme and with global partners from Ahmedu Bello University (Zaria, Nigeria) on the Development Frontiers on Crime, Livelihood & Poverty (FCLP) project. His work focusses on the dynamics and interlinkages between crime, livelihoods and poverty in second-tier cities in Africa. His work is interdisciplinary and includes the application of statistical modelling and GIS to spatially referenced sociodemographic, environmental criminological records.