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Data for Breakfast at Sandy Park

Insider South West are holding a Data Breakfast on Wednesday 26th November 2014 Sandy Park Conference Centre, Sandy Park Way, Exeter, EX2 7NN.

There is then an interactive session immediately afterwards about the Global Environmental Futures Campus and the Impacts Lab at Exeter Science Park.

Confirmed Speakers:
Charlie Ewen, chief information officer, Met Office
Jonathan Barber, director, Optimos
Emily Jones, technology and data privacy lawyer, Osborne Clarke
Colin Woods, data specialist, swcomms
Gerry Shattock, general manager, Exeter Science Park
Dan White, director, Bureau van Dijk
Adam Peckman, risk management consultants, AON

There are still some spaces to join in the event on 26 November when Insider’s breakfast debate delves into data. 

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Data is growing everywhere and there is immense potential for public and private organisations to benefit from accessing and using data effectively; gaining insights into how to improve their performance. 

Today’s outstanding businesses are learning how to access and use data to their advantage and in particular, to build stronger relationships with customers, suppliers, workforce, shareholders and regulators.

Yet the potential for change is enormous with many technological, financial and legal issues to resolve and some leaders are struggling to gets to grips and get started.

Insider’s breakfast event will look at the best practice companies are using to address the challenges of managing data and delivering the insights to improve business performance. Our experts will explain how companies can turn information into intelligence. We will hear from business leaders and data experts about how market-leading organisations are harnessing the power of data today and how you can put it in place for tomorrow. 

Topics for discussion include:

Using data for effective strategic decision making
Commercialising data and monetising results
Achieving ROI from investments in data technolog
Data protection and mitigating risks
Understanding impending new data legislation.

To register click here.

As part of this new Global Environmental Futures Campus, the University of Exeter, in collaboration with the Science Park and the Met Office, is in the process of developing an exciting new business-facing facility. The Impacts Lab will be a physical place in which businesses will come to work with researchers and data experts, acting as a nucleus for world-leading science, innovation and impact.

They are planning to hold a short workshop following on from the Insider South West Data Breakfast, on the 26th November at the Sandy Park Conference Centre, to take place 9.00/9.30-10.30am.

This informal interactive session, facilitated by Mark Bainbridge from Black Swan Data Ltd, will be an opportunity to hear more about the Global Environmental Futures Campus and the Impacts Lab, and to feed in your views and ideas.

For more information about the Impacts Lab click here.