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LocalGovCamp21 "Lite" - Data & the Pandemic
This session looks at how Local Government has used Data during the Pandemic and how its views, uses and overall attitude to Data has changed over the last 16 months.


9:50am - 10:00am Welcome & housekeeping

10:00am - 10:45am Data – the secret weapon for fighting a pandemic
Led by Matt Weaver – Consultancy Director of Objectivity

Lambeth is the largest inner London borough with a diverse and welcoming population of more than 320,000 people.

Throughout the height of the pandemic, data was a key ingredient for delivering meaningful insights. Lambeth’s data Team worked with many council departments, the NHS, DHSC and PHE to help fight coronavirus.

The lessons we learned will continue to benefit the council in their goal to deliver equitable experiences and outcomes to their residents and communities

10:45am - 11:00am Discussion

11:00am - 11:45am Data - how the Pandemic affected the way Local Gov views & uses it
Suzanne Draper, Head of Insight and Engagement, Data Cymru & Ben Proctor, Data and Digital Innovation Director, Data Orchard CIC

Suzanne & Ben will share their work and conversations with Welsh & English Councils around the use of Data during the pandemic and how this has changed their views towards it.

This will be a highly interactive session with attendees encouraged to join in and share their experiences and uses of data.

11:45am - 1:00pm Unconference Session – All Things Data

We will use Zoom Meetings and its breakout rooms facility to run a short unconference with 2 x 30 minute sessions but we will run a number of rooms side by side.

All are welcome to join this session and pitch ideas for sessions

Oct 20, 2021 09:50 AM in London

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