Developing Innovation Through Data Conference

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On 27 November 2017, the Edinburgh Living Lab along with the Edinburgh Partnership and the City of Edinburgh Council hosted the Developing Innovation through Data conference.

With presentations from the Council, the University of Edinburgh and experts in engaging citizens with data and creating value from public sector data, the morning session of the conference highlighted how

The City Deal is shaping Edinburgh’s future through investing in data driven innovation
Data and information that are already available are being and could be used to support services
Partners across the Localities can make better use of data as well as identifying problems, ideas, and opportunities.

The afternoon session focused on how to identify and develop data innovation projects across the Localities. Participants explored priority challenges in the Localities based on key themes in the Locality Improvement Plans, discussed how data could bring new insights and approaches to addressing the challenges, and began scoping out potential projects.
Period27 Nov 2017
Event typeConference
LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionLocal