'Data Bites' at the Institute for Government


Data Bites is a series of events exploring the ways in which government can make better use of data, presented in a quickfire format. Each speaker is given eight minutes to talk, followed by another eight minutes to answer questions from the audience. 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Andrew Morris, Director of Health Data Research UK, will be presenting on Health Data Science in the Covid-19 era and options and opportunities for the UK.
  • Kerina Jones, Professor of Population Data Science, Swansea University, will be presenting on information governance and public engagement in using population datasets.
  • Kirby Swales, Deputy Director, and Lan-Ho Man, Principal Research Officer, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, on the potential of linked administrative data in social policy programmes (including Troubled Families and Homelessness Reduction).
  • Professor Betsy Stanko, Senior External Advisor and Amy Summerfield, Head of Engagement, Data and Analytical Services, Ministry of Justice, on MoJ’s pioneering data-linking programme Data First.

This event will be chaired by Gavin Freeguard, Programme Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government.

To find out more and register, visit the Institute for Government website

When: Wednesday 1 July 2020, 18:00-19:20

Where: Online, questions can be submitted via #IFGDataBites and via Slido.

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