Data4Good conference 2018

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Wednesday 14 November 2018, 09:30am - 05:00pm

Location Unique Venues, Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EP

The first ever UK Data4Good conference will bring together non-profit leaders to inspire and build confidence in the possibilities using data can bring.

The conference will connect leaders and practitioners from charities, social enterprises and funders to share knowledge, skills and good practice on how non-profits are adapting and excelling in an increasingly data-driven world.

We will explore the opportunities and new challenges our sector is grappling with, and provide an opportunity for 'data people' in the sector to come together, share experiences and build a community.

Who's it for?

  • Leaders of charities, social enterprises, and other non-profits
  • Data skilled/responsible people working in/with non-profits and funder organisations
  • Funders including charitable trusts and foundations
  • Academics/public sector professionals with an interest in data for good
  • Businesses providing data related services and products to the non-profit sector

Just a few of the areas we'll cover...

  • Hear from inspiring data-driven non-profits
  • Find out about the support available to non-profits looking to be more data-savvy
  • Explore how advances in open and shared data, new technologies, and the drive towards evidencing impact are transforming how organisations, networks and communities build for a sustainable future
  • Data ethics and responsibilities

Event partners:

Organised by Data Orchard, in partnership with DataKind UK, NCVO, 360 Giving, TechTrust, The Royal Statistical Society, The Operational Research Society, Pro Bono Economics, RnR Organisation, and NPC.

Programme and speakers:

The conference will include a full day of inspiring stories, interactive breakout sessions and actionable learning. Sessions and breakouts will include:

  • Becoming a data-savvy organisation
  • Data and evidencing impact
  • Innovative tools and approaches to analysing and presenting data
  • How open data is transforming the funding landscape
  • Responsibility and ethics around data
  • Using data to build sustainable communities
  • Collaborative approaches to collecting and sharing data

Speakers already lined up come from the event partners, as well as:

  • Oxfam
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • West London Zone
  • The Key
  • Brightspace Foundation
  • and more!

Only 100 early bird tickets available - when they're gone they're gone!

Early bird tickets will end when the allocated 100 tickets have sold, or on 30 Sep 2018, whichever is sooner.

Following this, standard price tickets will be available at a cost of £119 / £139 / £169 (depending on the size of your organisation). So book now to benefit from a saving of up to £30 per ticket!

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