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The Society for Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies (SLLS) International Conference

Coleridge Initiative: A Model For Training Data Scientists To Use Longitudinal Data For The Public Sector
September 24, 2019
- Potsdam, Germany

The overall topic of the conference focus's on the comparative study of life courses in different nations, different historical times or across subgroups in a population. The aim is to generate and exchange information on comparable data resources with information of early predictors on later outcomes across different domains and across different life stages.


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Evidence-based decision making: What DOE, USDA and others are learning

June 28, 2019

Evidence-based decision making is gaining traction at agencies, a new report says, and there are some clear lessons about how to increase federal use of the practice.

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Open Data Science Conference

June 28-29, 2019
- New York City

A Career Path to Data Science Through Privacy & Confidentiality. In this Mentor Talk, Professor Lane will share her experience of Labor Economics reserach leading to a career in building large scale infrastructures and a series of recent key note presentations at a variety of computer science conferences.

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8th ZEW/MaCCI Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting

May 16-17, 2019
- Mannheim, Germany

The ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) are pleased to announce their eighth conference on the economics of innovation and patenting. The goal of the conference is to present new research and to stimulate discussion between international researchers. Theoretical and empirical contributions from all areas of the economics of innovation and patenting are welcome.

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Catalyzing Innovation: Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty

Using big data to advance land governance
March 25-29, 2019
- Washington DC

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What Governments can do to harness the potential of big data

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New York City Council Committee on Technology

February 12, 2019
- New York, NY

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Hearing: Oversight - Commission on Public Information and Communication’s Collaboration in Developing City Information Policies and Promoting Governmental Transparency.

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Le projet HELIOS : évaluer l’impact du financement des projets de recherche sur le cancer

December 17, 2018
- Paris, France

L’évaluation de ses actions est une mission de l’Institut national du cancer. Mené en collaboration avec l’ITMO Cancer, le projet HELIOS (Health Investment Observatory) vise à développer une approche innovante pour évaluer l’impact du financement des projets de recherche sur le cancer.

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AWS: re:Invent

WPS204 - Building a Governance, Risk, and Compliance Strategy with AWS
November 28, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, 2018
- Las Vegas, NV

In this session, learn how Dr. Julia Lane, Director of the Administrative Data Research Facility (ADRF) at NYU, used AWS and AWS Public Sector Partner Earthling Security to build a software-as-a-service (SaaS) research and analysis environment that hosts sensitive U.S. Census Bureau data.

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Government Innovation Awards

November 8, 2018
- McLean, VA

A celebration of government IT’s disruptors, innovators and emerging leaders Presented by FCW, GCN, Washington Technology and Defense Systems

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Evidence for Action: Encouraging Innovation and Improvement (APPAM Annual Conference)

Promoting Program Improvement through TANF Data Innovation
November 8, 2018
- Washington, DC

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This panel introduces the TANF Data Innovations (TDI) project, a new collaboration between the Federal government, research contractors, universities, and states to improve data use in TANF and related human services. TDI will support states’ data integration and analysis efforts, advancing the use of evidence to improve the lives of low-income families. The President’s 2018 budget highlights TDI as an example of new initiatives using administrative data to accelerate evidence building and program improvement.

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Open Data Science Conference West

Making Data Great Again - Julia Lane
November 3, 2018
- San Francisco, CA

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The advent of big data means that the time has come for change in the way in which we collect and use data on human beings. However, that change needs to be effected in a thoughtful, careful way so that we don’t jump out of the frying pan into the fire.

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Keynote and plenary sessions by Julia Lane and Frauke Kreuter
October 25-27, 2018
- Barcelona, Spain

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BigSurv18 will bring together international researchers, practitioners, and experts to address how promising technologies and methodologies for using massive datasets can improve, supplement, or replace data and estimates from complex surveys and censuses.

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The right services for the right people at the right time: A national case study in successful integrated government data with Sir Bill English, former Prime Minister of New Zealand

October 24, 2018
- New York, NY

You are invited to a special data event we are convening at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service on October 24, 2018 with Sir Bill English, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand. English was responsible for implementing the integrated data system (IDI) in New Zealand. Now agencies are using it across the board to implement evidence-based social investment decisions.

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Advancing Financial Inclusion using Big Data

October 10, 2018
- New York, NY

"Big data" and related analysis through AI are changing how projects of all kinds are driven forward. The impact capital/financial inclusion/economic policy sectors have made inroads using these techniques, including loan underwriting, constituent/customer acquisition and macro-economic forecasting, however the full potential of big data-driven initiatives remains largely untapped.

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Data Transparency 2018

October 10, 2018
- Washington, DC

Our government and society are beginning to embrace data formats that equip insight-driven decisions and reduce compliance burdens. Policy reforms, new nonproprietary standards like the Legal Entity Identifier, and technological breakthroughs are coming together to deliver data directly to users. DT2018 was the Data Foundation’s flagship event.

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Making big data work for society

June 20, 2018

The data revolution is transforming businesses but how can it work more effectively for Governments and public organisations? Why the public sector behind the private in the way that it utilises data and how can that be changed? These are questions that Professor Julia Lane from NYU Wagner is tackling in her work.