New and Emerging Forms of Data for Policy Making: Transport, health and air quality management
- Tuesday 24 April 2018
- 09:00 – 16:00 BST
- Royal Armouries Museum, Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT get directions
UBDC Director Professor Vonu Thakuriah will be speaking at this one day mini-conference (organised by HABITS), which will explore the way in which new and emerging forms of data (aka ‘big’ data – such as mobile phone data, social network data, geo-tagged data, image data) are contributing to innovation in:
Individual Mobility and Exposures
- Understanding individual mobility patterns
- Estimating the health burdens of different kinds of exposure related to mobility
- Quantification of personal pollution exposure
- Determining exercise-related benefits of active transport (walking and cycling)
Policy Assessment and Implementation
- Models and tools for public policies
- Incentivisation for adopting more sustainable forms of transport
- Development of air quality management plans
- Spatio-temporal modelling
- Ethical guidelines for data management
- Identifying and addressing social inequalities related to transport
The free event will consist of expert presentations which will describe forms and application of new and emerging data, networking opportunities and a panel discussion on opportunities and implications of these new data forms.
More information and registration is available via Eventbrite.
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