Morning, Thursday, 5th March 2020
The Courtroom, Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London SE1 9DD
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will consider the way forward for the development of the UK’s data economy.
Areas for discussion include:
- Latest on the development of the National Data Strategy and what is needed from policy and practice to support organisations in utilising data to drive growth;
- Broadening access to public sector data for the private sector, including SMEs;
- Increasing public involvement and trust in the use and treatment of their data; and
- Improving public services and the way data is gathered, exchanged, and used across government - and in the private and third sectors;
- Next steps for the UK’s data infrastructure.
There will be keynote addresses from:
- Gaia Marcus, Head of Data Strategy, DCMS;
- Sian Jones, Director, Cross-Government VfM, National Audit Office; and
- Dr Chris Francis, Director, UK Government Relations, SAP.
Further confirmed speakers include: Alan Ainsworth, Open Banking; Paula Barrett, Eversheds Sutherland; Josh D’Addario, Open Data Institute; Mark Enzer, Centre for Digital Built Britain and Mott MacDonald; Chris Gorst, Nesta; Dr Michael Groves, Topolytics; Frankie Kay, Office for National Statistics; Laura Sandys, Government’s Energy Data Taskforce; Patrick Stephenson, Fujitsu and Stephen Wilkinson, 6sGlobal.
- The National Data Strategy - creating standards for the use of data across government and development of the UK’s wider data economy;
- The UK’s data economy - widening of digital capability and services across government and the private, not-for-profit, and public sectors;
- Challenges in using data across government - findings and recommendations from the NAO report;
- Security, privacy, and public trust - improving data handling practices and tackling key ethical concerns;
- Developing partnerships between government and business - and digital and data-driven services for social good; and
- Realising the benefits of private sector innovation in data-driven services and digital technologies.
Engagement with policy officials at this conference
This Westminster eForum conference has attracted particularly strong interest from policymakers. It will be an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with officials who have reserved places representing: BEIS; Cabinet Office; CDEI; DCMS; DfE; DHSC; DIT; DfT; DWP; Food Standards Agency; HMCTS; HMRC; Home Office; HSE; MHCLG; MoJ; NAO; ONS; The Scottish Government and the Welsh Government.