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November 2016
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Sold Out: Lecture by Jack Dangermond, Founder & President of Esri

9th November 2016 @ 4:15 pm - 9:00 pm
University College London, Room G22, 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 p.rickles@ucl.ac.uk.  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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December 2016

Oxford Retail Futures Conference

5th December 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 6th December 2016 @ 5:15 pm
Said Business School, University of Oxford, Park End Street
Oxford, OX1 1HP. United Kingdom
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The Oxford Retail Futures conference is an annual conference. This year it is being organised jointly by the Oxford Institute of Retail Management, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). Oxford Retail Futures Conference: Data analytics – exploring consumer and market data in the retail and supply chain environment Overview: Retailing is one of the first sectors to have employed large datasets at both strategic and operational levels for a variety of purposes, ranging from frequency…

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Introduction to Basics in Smartphone Application Development for Data Collection Purposes

15th December 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This workshop will introduce the basics in smartphone application development with a focus on applications that can be used for data collection purposes in research projects. It will provide some basic technical understanding of how smartphone applications operate and what technical infrastructure (e.g. storage and processing of collected data using either SQL-based or NoSQL-based database systems) is required for application development, debugging, testing, setup and usage. You will understand which technical systems might be more or less appropriate for the…

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February 2017

Tableau Workshop

8th February 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Please note that this course is now fully booked.  Please contact Eleri Pound to join the reserve list.   Tableau Software, in partnership with the University of Leeds and the Consumer Data Research Centre, is hosting a full-day workshop exclusively for staff and students at Universities around the UK. Tableau Software helps people see and understand data.  Learn data visualisation best practices and receive hands-on training session delivered by Tableau experts. Attendees will be provided with a free Tableau Desktop license…

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Introduction to Spatial Data & Using R as a GIS

14th February 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Pearson Building, Department of Geography
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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This training is now fully booked. To add your name to the waiting list please email C.N.Marshall@soton.ac.uk. The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E) are co-hosting the course 'Introduction to Spatial Data & Using R as a GIS'. The course will cover an introduction to R, how to load and manage spatial data and how to create maps using R and RStudio. We will show you appropriate ways of using classifications for choropleth…

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An Introduction to GIS – Using ArcGIS (Vector)

15th February 2017
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This 1 day course provides an introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS) using ESRI’s ArcGIS version 10.2 software. It provides participants with the opportunity to familiarise themselves with using and navigating the software, as well as focussing on the skills of data entry, data manipulation, editing, analysis and mapping. The emphasis of this course is working with vector data in the context of a variety of socio-economic applications. The course will mix teaching with demonstrations and hands-on exercises. Programme objectives…

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Confident Spatial Analysis

15th February 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Pearson Building, Department of Geography
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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This training is now fully booked. To add your name to the waiting list please email C.N.Marshall@soton.ac.uk. The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E) are co-hosting the course ‘Confident Spatial Analysis’. In this course we will cover how to prepare and analyse spatial data in RStudio & GeoDa. We will use RStudio to perform spatial overlay techniques (such as union, intersection and buffers) to combine different spatial data layers to support a spatial…

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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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Webinar: Bringing new forms of data to the study of cities

22nd 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 Dr Daniel Arribas-Bel, based at our University of Liverpool Centre. This introductory webinar is for anyone with an interest in computers, cities and data. Participants will learn about the explosion of new sources of data and about changes in urban cities that are currently taking place, as well as the main opportunities and challenges this represents. Special attention will be…

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#AirHack – ODI Leeds & Defra

24th February 2017 @ 9:30 am - 25th February 2017 @ 5:00 pm
ODI Leeds, 3rd Floor, Munro House, Duke Street,
Leeds, LS9 8AG
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CDRC Leeds will be supporting ODI Leeds and Defra on this event to explore air quality - the problems, the data, the solutions. We're looking for anyone and everyone insterested in air quality - data scientist, programmer, technologist, maker, story-teller, activist, analyst, policy maker, etc. Maybe you've been using any of the commercial air sensors (or DIY solution) and want to talk about your findings, or maybe you work in health and want to see how Defra data could be…

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