In 2017, LIDA hosted 14 seminars on topics such as crime analytics, Big Data and ethics, the role of mathematics and statistics in data analytics, and global transport datasets.
Each seminar was a similar format, starting with two short presentations showcasing LIDA projects, followed by a main speaker. We were pleased to welcome a number of high profile speakers including:
- Professor Kazem Rahimi, James Martin Senior Fellow in Essential Healthcare, University of Oxford
- Baroness Onora O’Neill, President of the Society for Applied Philosophy and Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, House of Lords
- Dr Colin Gillespie, Senior Lecturer in Statistics, Newcastle University
- Mr Andy Boyd, Data Linkage and Information Security Manager, Bristol University
- Professor Kelvin Tsoi, Digital Epidemiologist, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Professor Anne Vernez-Moudon, Professor of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington
- Dr Mark Padgham, Physicist, ecologist and software engineer, University of Salzburg
- Dr Toby Davies, Lecturer in the Department of Security and Crime, UCL
- Mark Bangs and Zoe Sargent, Crime Statistics team, Office for National Statistics.
Over the course of the year, over 550 people attended our seminars. The following presentations from the series are now available to view online.
To find out about upcoming seminars, please check our website or email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to join our mailing list.