New and Emerging Forms of Data for Policy Making: Transport, health and air quality management

Tuesday 24 April 2018
09:00 – 16:00 BST
Royal Armouries Museum, Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT

UBDC Director Professor Vonu Thakuriah will be speaking at this one-day mini-conference (organised by HABITS), which will explore the way in which new and emerging forms of data (aka ‘big’ data – such as mobile phone data, social network data, geo-tagged data, image data) are contributing to innovation.

Individual Mobility and Exposures

  • Understanding individual mobility patterns
  • Estimating the health burdens of different kinds of exposure related to mobility
  • Quantification of personal pollution exposure
  • Determining exercise-related benefits of active transport (walking and cycling)

Policy Assessment and Implementation

  • Models and tools for public policies
  • Incentivisation for adopting more sustainable forms of transport
  • Development of air quality management plans
  • Spatio-temporal modelling
  • Ethical guidelines for data management
  • Identifying and addressing social inequalities related to transport

The free event will consist of expert presentations which will describe forms and application of new and emerging data, networking opportunities and a panel discussion on opportunities and implications of these new data forms.

More information and registration is available via Eventbrite.