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Everything Happens Somewhere 2018

Thursday 10th May

GeoPlace annual conference, exhibition and Awards

Edgbaston Stadium | The County Ground | Edgbaston | Birmingham B5 7QU
UPRN 100071570274, USRN 41002936, TOID 1000002202489440
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The leading event for local government address, street information and geographic information experts in Great Britain will take place in the heart of England, Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham, home to Warwickshire County Cricket Club since 1882.

The theme of the conference is ‘Linking people to places' – and why the UPRN/USRN is important to people who want to understand populations.  Linking data to places adds value and gives better insight into an area and its citizens and allocates the provision of more targeted services. Councils across Great Britain rely on information from hundreds of different sources. Adding the UPRN or USRN to datasets such as social care, school admissions, council tax collection, waste management, electoral registration or planning applications can help make deeper sense of data once it's linked together. 

This thinking and practical use of the data will be demonstrated at the conference by speakers from local and central government and the health sector.

Agenda

Please note that the agenda and timings are subject to change, however, the conference will start at 10am and finish no later than 16.15.

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Photographs from the conference are available from here.

View tweets and photos from tweeters from the day at the Twitter Moment.

  Plenary room Streets SNN
9.00

Registration, refreshments & exhibition

For more information on  the Streets stream, see 

https://www.geoplace.co.uk/news-events/annual-conference/2018-theme/streets

For more information on the SNN Stream, see

https://www.geoplace.co.uk/news-events/annual-conference/2018-theme/snn

10.00

Welcome from GeoPlace
Nick Chapallaz, Managing DirectorGeoPlace 

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10.20

Unlocking the value of geographic data 
William Priest, Director of the Geospatial Commission

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Improving streetworks coordination & why data is so important 
Sally Kendall, Head of Street Works Policy and Regulation, Traffic & Technology Division, Department for Transport

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Connected Nations – State of the UK infrastructure; superfast broadband and universal service
Andrew Button, Data Analysis Manager, Ofcom

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Discussion

   
11.00

Working with software suppliers to make life easier, introduction to exhibitors
Luke Studden, Supplier Liaison Manager, GeoPlace

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11.20 Refreshments and exhibition    
11.50

The UPRN; linking health and care providers 
Dr Abraham P. George, Consultant in Public Health, Kent Integrated Database, Kent County Council

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Addressing at the heart of a council's business
Jai Ghai, Application Manager
Wolverhampton City Council 

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Detecting and recovering fraud and error in business rates
Peter Wilson, Director, Counter Fraud, CIPFA

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Using local highway authority data to inform decisions
Chris McKee, Statistician, Department
for Transport

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The spatial capture of TROs and how address and street data from local authorities can help with the delivery of a European wide intelligent transport system
Fay Simcock, Representative  of Transport Network ITS Spatial Data Deployment Platform (TN-ITS) and Manager at TomTom Maps

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NN best practice deliverables

Q&A with Alex Lawrence, Solicitor, Specialist in local government law, Anthony Collins Solicitors

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12.30

Roundtable discussion session

 

  SNN session continues
13.00 Lunch    
14.00

Roundtable discussion session

 

  SNN session continues
14.25

Using your addresses for census 2021 and beyond
Mike James & Alistair Calder, Data Architecture, Office for National Statistics, Juliet Whitworth, Research and Information Manager, Local Government Association 

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Presentation of Britian's Most Fantastic Address Award 
Alistair Calder

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Why I (still) hate addresses
Jon Franklin, Head of Data & Information Strategy, Strategy Group, Valuation Office Agency

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Quality data, informed decisions
Janet Chapman, Technical Manager,  Street Works Policy, Thames Water
and
Samantha Brothwell, Street Works
Policy Manager, Western Power 
Distribution

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Becky Fuller, Network Occupancy 
Policy Manager – ‘here to help you keep people moving', Roadworks and Occupancy Requirements, Part of  Customer and Operational Requirements, SES, Highways England

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15.15 Refreshments and exhibition    
15.35

Working as a community
Glenn Dobson, Principal Chair Regional Streets Group
and Cathy Coelho, Principal Chair Regional Address Group

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View slides from Cathy

   
15.45

Presentation of the Exemplar Awards
Councillor Ian Ward, Leader of Birmingham City Council

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16.00 Close of conference, winners' photos drinks overlooking the cricket pitch