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Archive: 2017 (Analytics Network)

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017
Hope Meadows

Analytics Network are hosting a CAP Launch event in February 2018. Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) is the premier global professional certification for analytics practitioners. The exam based qualification allows professionals to showcase credibility, enhance their skillset and open doors to new opportunities. 

INFORMS is the first professional body society to develop a certification programme for analytics professionals. Earning the CAP credential requires meeting eligibility and adhering to agreed upon standards for the profession.  Members of The OR Society are able to take the examination at a discounted price

This event will host speakers including Nadine Keane (Dunne Stores) who will be sharing her experience of CAP and the benefits it provides. 

We also welcome Anna Kobylinska (EY) who will be giving a talk on 'EY Cash Analytics'


Monday 5 February 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm

EY, 1 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2AF

Canapes on arrival at 5:30pm. Presentations start at 6pm.


To attend the event, for free, please sign up on Eventbrite @ 



Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017
Amy Patrick

ROYAL GEOGRAPHY SOCIETY   |   LONDON SW7 2AR   |   27-28 February 2018
Full details online at The Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP) at Imperial College London

Building on the successful workshop held in February 2016, The Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP) at Imperial College London has teamed up with specialists from the Warwick University, London School of Economics, Lancaster University, E3G, UK Government and Atkins and is hosting a workshop to develop a better understanding as to what Decision Makers want from the Analytical Community to make better decisions under uncertainty. The workshop will form the basis of an ongoing network which will seek to build a value proposition around Decision Makers and the User Community.  Attendance at the workshop will assist in the shaping of that value proposition.



  • Presentationsfrom industry, policy making, and academic analysts
  • Participatory Simulationsto explore decision making under risk and uncertainty:
  • Emergency response decision making
  • Investment horizon decision making under policy (Brexit) uncertainty
  • Investment horizon decision making using scenario tools
  • Panel Session to understand what decision makers really want from the analytical community
  • Buffet networking supper


  • •Simulation feedback from specialists using a diagnostic framework to facilitate identification of needs
  • •Open Forum“What next for the community?”: Highlighting areas for future research and collaboration


The confirmed specialists attending are from the following domains and disciplines: Expert Judgement, Psychology, Statistics, Decision Science, Communications, as well as a number of decision makers from government, industry and policy.


We hope you can join us! Please  email to confirm your participation, including in your response a note about the sessions you will join (Day one, Day two, or both), and dietary requirements.


Meera Shah, Project Administrator, CEP, Imperial College

Lucas Kruitwagen, Visiting Researcher, CEP, Imperial College

Friday, 1 Sep 2017
Amy Patrick

How can our personal data be used to shape opinions, debates, and even win elections? Is big data threatening democracy? Who should we trust and what is the future of data in public life? In this Data Debate, a panel of experts will discuss what the future of data in public life could look like. This is not an OR Society event, please go to for more information and tickets. 

Panel includes:

Timandra Harkness, Journalist and author of Big Data: Why Size Matters (chair)

Jonathan Bamford, Head of Parliament and Government Affairs at the Information Commissioner’s Office

Bernie Hogan, Turing Fellow and Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute

Joanna Bryson, Reader, Computer Sciences, University of Bath & Affiliate, Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy

Maeve McClenaghan, Data journalist, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

Data Debates is a collaboration between the AHRC, the Alan Turing Institute, the British Library, and the ESRC and aims to stimulate discussion on issues surrounding big data, its potential uses, and its implications for society.

More Details
Name: The Future of Data in Public Life
Where: Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
When: Tue 19 Sep 2017, 18:00 - 20:00
Price: Full Price: £5.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546,
Go to for more information and tickets.


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