The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) are pleased to announce the fifth Geo+Data London event. Our events aim to provide an environment for those working with geographic data to meet, share, and learn from experiences and best practices as demonstrated by industry and current academic research.
Schedule of events:
18.25: Introduction and Welcome
18.30: Paul Hodgson (City Intelligence Unit, GLA): 'Cleaning up London’s air – developments in the use of GIS and data science by the public sector'
19.00: Dr Thomas Heinis (Imperial): 'Large-scale Spatial Analytics for Road Space Optimization'
20.00: Event close
The event is free but booking is mandatory. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Please register here.
About our speakers:
Paul Hodgson is GIS & Infrastructure Manager at Greater London Authority, holds an MSc in GISc (Birbeck 2003), and is a Chartered Geographer (GIS). Paul joined the GLA in 2013, having previously led a national GIS team for 10 years specialising in analysis for the voluntary and public sector. Key pieces of work at GLA include: Open Data, City Data Analytics Programme, Data Science, and Internet of Things / sensors.
Dr Thomas Heinis is a Lecturer in Data Management at Imperial College London leading the SCALE lab. He is currently also a Visiting Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. Dr. Heinis is renowned for research and development of systems in large-scale data management systems and parallel databases in general. His research focuses on scaling out big data into the cloud for spatial and geographical applications. Dr. Heinis received a BSc, MSc and PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. During his studies he also received several fellowships, including a Fulbright fellowship (Purdue University).
We look forward to welcoming you to this event!
Room G22, Pearson Building
London, WC1E 6BT