RSS President's Address 2019 - Pigeon-holes and mustard seeds: Growing capacity to use data for society

 
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Wednesday 26 June 2019, 06:00pm - 07:30pm

 
Location Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX

Speaker: Society's President Professor Deborah Ashby

About the event:

The Royal Statistical Society was founded to address social problems ‘through the collection and classification of facts’, leading to many developments in the collection of data, the development of methods for analysing them, and the development of statistics as a profession. Nearly 200 years later an explosion in computational power has led, in turn, to an explosion in data. We outline the challenges and the actions needed to exploit that data for the public good, and to address the step change in statistical skills and capacity development necessary to enable our vision of a world where data are at the heart of understanding and decision-making.

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The Address will be followed by a wine reception.

Organiser Name Paul Gentry

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