HE Open Data Competition illustration

Wednesday 18 July

9:30am-10:00amWelcome. Arrive. Meet, greet, and coffee.
10:00am-10:30am Introduction and overview

Paul Connell - ODI Leeds
Tom White (Assistant Director - Student Choice Policy) - The SBRI competition process
Alison Judd (Head of LEO Analysis) - Brief overview of the LEO dataset

  • Welcome and thanks
  • What the day is about (and what it isn't)
  • Where the data comes from and DfE's role
  • What we're hoping to get out of it
  • What we're hoping others will get out of it
  • Who's here from DfE
10:30am - 11:15am SME and Data-user Shout Out

SMEs and other data users who want to use and create things with data for students. We'll ask you to introduce yourselves to the room;

  • Who are you and what is your company?
  • What does your company/service do?
  • What will/could you do with the data?
11:15am - 11:30amBreak. Grab a coffee/tea and have a chat.
11:30am - 12:15pm

We want you to get the most of your day. These are some suggested working themes;

  • Ask the experts - about the data, the competition, etc
  • Find a partner - you have the idea but not the technical knowledge
  • Testing your product/service - test your diea with a captive audience
12:15pm - 1:15pmLunch - Local, sustainable, fresh
1:15pm - 3:30pmWorking groups (unconference style)

Throughout the afternoon, people can continue to work within their groups or change groups as their needs progress. The ODI Leeds team will be available to help with innovation, disruption, visualisation, etc.

3:30pm - 4:30pmWrap up and discussion

Final thoughts from the day, and discussion about what needs to happen next.