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The Industrialisation and Professionalisation of Data Science

Tuesday 26 June 2018 13:00 - 16:00

RSS

This event is joined with the Royal Statistical Society

Held at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, this workshop will explore all aspects of Data Science, with particular emphasis on the practical and ethical implications in this rapidly developing field. 

This workshop will explore all aspects of Data Science, with particular emphasis on the practical and ethical implications in this rapidly developing field. 

This event forms part of a series of collaborative regional workshops, between the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) for data science practitioners and those considering becoming practitioners.

On the day you will have the opportunity to find out and provide input to current discussions around four key issues:

  • What a good data science workflow looks like
  • How data science should fit into the structure of an organisation
  • What Executives and Managers need to know about data science
  • What a Data Scientist's responsibility is to the wider society

Event organiser

Contact Events Team for more information.

eventmanagement@actuaries.org.uk

0207 632 1498

12.30-13.00 Registration and lunch provided
13.00-13.10

Welcome and opening remarks

Chair: Michael Tripp, IFoA Council Member and Chair of MAID Working Party

13.10-13.30

Case Studies

Speakers: TBC

13.30-13.45

Overview of RSS Data Science Section

Speakers: Paddy Brock and Simon Goodchild, members of the RSS Data Science Section

13.45-13.55

Introduction to “What Does a Good Data Science Workflow look like?”

Speakers: Paddy Brock and Simon Goodchild, members of the RSS Data Science Section

13.55-14.25

Table discussions

Chair: Michael Tripp

14.25-14.40

Overview of “What do executives and managers need to know about Data Science?”

Speakers: Paddy Brock and Simon Goodchild, members of the RSS Data Science Section

14.40-14.55 Tea and Coffee break
14.55-15.05

Introduction to “What is a Data Scientists Responsibility to wider society?”

Speakers: Paddy Brock and Simon Goodchild, members of the RSS Data Science Section

15.05-15.35

Table discussions

Chair: Michael Tripp

15.35-15.50

Overview of “How does Data Science fit into the structure of an organisation?”

Speakers: Paddy Brock and Simon Goodchild, members of the RSS Data Science Section

15.50-16.00

Next Steps and Q&A

Chair: Michael Tripp, IFoA Council Member and Chair of MAID Working Party

16.00 Close of event

 

Location

Address

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

Nearest Public Transport

Waverley train station