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Venturefest Scotland 2017

The Urban Big Data Centre will be exhibiting at Venturefest Scotland 2017 - a national business innovation summit designed to help high-growth SMEs and ambitious early-stage companies to grow through innovation. Taking place annually in September at the Glasgow Science Centre, the event connects business owners, entrepreneurs, investors and inn...

20.09.17 | External Engagement

RSS 2017 International Conference

The Urban Big Data Centre has organised a panel session at the RSS 2017 International Conference - one of the largest statistical conferences held annually in Europe - and will also be exhibiting. The three-day conference programme offers a mix of keynote talks and sessions organised into ‘streams’ or topics, plus an equally diverse schedule of...

05.09.17 | External Engagement

Partnerships That Drive Innovation

The Urban Big Data Centre will be exhibiting at Partnerships That Drive Innovation, an official Feeder Event for Venturefest Scotland 2017 – Scotland’s innovation summit. This workshop will enable attendees to build better partnerships that are able to win Innovate UK funding. The workshop will explore design process theory, practical applicat...

31.05.17 | External Engagement

Big Data: Risks and Scientific Opportunities

UBDC Director Professor Vonu Thakuriah will be presenting on Trade-offs between technology and political economy of Big Data for Urban Informatics at this event. What is scientifically possible in the collection and use of big data, and how does it impact citizens? How will it be used over the next 10 years? What role do European academic centr...

10.05.17 | External Engagement