'Everything Happens Somewhere' Conference and Exhibition 2015
Address and street data supporting digital transformation
Edgbaston Stadium, The County Ground, Edgbaston, Birmingham B5 7QU
UPRN 100071570274, USRN 41002936, TOID 1000002202489440
GeoPlace celebrated its 10th annual conference, exhibition and awards in the heart of England, Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham, home to Warwickshire County Cricket Club since 1882.
View photographs from the day at www.flickr.com/photos/geoplacellp
About the event
This event is aimed at supporting Authority Address and Street Custodians, Street Naming and Numbering Officers, team colleagues, GIS officers and anyone else in your authority that would benefit from greater insight in how local government geographic data is being used.
The conference focusses on facilitating knowledge transfer, promoting best practice and includes a number of practical sessions providing support and training.
The key theme at the conference was how local government address and street information can support digital transformation.
The keynote presentations built upon the recent announcement of the release of UPRNs on a royalty free and open basis to highlight how geographic locaters can enable data sharing as well as local government's central role in delivering the next generation of road mapping for England and Wales.
A key theme at the conference was how public sector technology and data is enabling digital transformation, focussing on using existing council resources and drawing on good practice.
Conference agenda 2015
Tuesday 19 May
9.00 Registration, coffee and bacon/egg rolls
Richard Mason, Managing Director, GeoPlace (audio and slides)
10.15 Delivering the next generation of road mapping for England and Wales
- Department for Transport
Paul Baden, GIS Manager, Road Length Statistics and Network Geography, Department for Transport
(audio and slides)
10.30 Local authority data-sharing & digital transformation
Cllr Jason Kitcat, Leader Brighton and Hove City Council (audio and transcript)
Questions to Paul Baden and Jason Kitcat (audio)
10.45 Knowledge Exchange sessions (See Roundtable Topics 2015 at the bottom of the page for details of the
10.50- 11.05 Roundtable 1
11.10 – 11.25 Roundtable 2
11.30 Coffee and exhibition
12.00 – 12.15 Roundtable 3
12.20 – 12.35 Roundtable 4
See a summary of what was discussed at the roundtables here:
12.35 Presentation of the Exemplar Awards (audio)
13.00 Lunch and exhibition
14:15 JAG(UK) "State of the Nation" 2 years at GeoPlace
Roger Culpin, JAG(UK) National Chair
Jerry McConkey, HAUC(UK) Co-Chair (audio and slides)
Directors of JAG(UK) will be exploring their relationship with GeoPlace over the last two years and assessing how working together has benefitted both organisations. They will discuss how the relationship has developed, what achievements have been made, and what priorities can be explored in the future'
Partnership approach toward Associated street data
David Capon, JAG(UK) Manager and Richard Groombridge, NSG Coordinator, GeoPlace (audio and slides)
14:40 The New Street Dataset – underpinning all street data across the UK
Baz Lokat, Streets Development Manager, GeoPlace (audio)
The bigger picture, Streets in the UK
Simon Bailey, NSG Custodian, GeoPlace (audio and slides)
14:55 Coffee and exhibition
15:20 Ask the community - how can we help? (audio and questions from the audience)
Glenn Dobson, Principal Chair Regional Streets Group
Cathy Coelho, Principal Chair Regional Address Group
Steve Brandwood, Head of Engagement, GeoPlace,
Jerry McConkey, Chair HAUC(UK)
Simon Bailey, NSG Custodian,
Neil Silley, Senior National Address Data Manager
16:00 Close, refreshments and cricket - Warwickshire V Durham, day 3 of 4 day LVCC
Congratulations to Ashley Crow from North East Derbyshire District Council on winning the music quiz prize draw!
Check out the answers here to see how you did