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Thursday 15 March (Arrive from 9:30 for a 10:00 start)

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

Paul Connell - ODI Leeds & Liz Bates - Ofcom

  • Welcome and thanks
  • What the day is about (and what it isn't)
  • Where the data comes from and Ofcom's role
  • What we're hoping to get out of it - ongoing collaboration
  • What we're hoping others will get out of it
  • Who's here from Ofcom
10:30am - 11:15am Lightning Talks and Q&A

Setting the scene, Establishing the Challenges & Questions, Articulating the Opportunity.

  • Ofcom: Data - Andrew Button
  • Ofcom: Mobile and Spectrum - Clare Cowie
  • Ofcom: Maps and Apps - Max Fernando
  • Findings from the warm-up sessions - Paul Connell, ODI Leeds
  • Cross-sector Perspective - Sophie Richings, Ofcom
  • Mapping Ofcom Data - UCL and Consumer Data Research Centre
  • Ofcom: A Data Future - Andrew Button
  • Leeds City Council - Katie Dunlevey
11:15am - 11:30amBreak. Grab a coffee/tea and have a chat.
11:30am - 12:15pm
  • Theme and working group selection
  • Suggestions
  • What data could Ofcom release or make more of to support data start-ups?
  • Start-up consulation
  • Investment strategy
12:15pm - 1:15pmLunch - Local, sustainable, fresh
1:15pm - 4:00pmWorking groups (unconference style)

Throughout the afternoon, people can work on the themes or projects that interest them most. The ODI Leeds team will be available to help with innovation, disruption, visualisation, etc.

4:00pm - 5:00pmWrap up and discussion

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