Past events
Category  Title  Date  Location  Additional info  

Other  Masterclass: Machine Learning using Microsoft Azure  Monday 23rd January, 2017  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Kenji Takeda Time 13:30 – 15:00 
20170123 
Other  Masterclass: Highperformance and Cluster Computing with Microsoft Azure  Monday 23rd January, 2017  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Kenji Takeda Time 11:00 – 12:30 
20170123 
Workshops 2017  2018  Office of National Statistics Scoping Workshop  Thursday 12th January, 2017  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Ioannis Tsalamanis Speaker 2: Lan Benedikt Speaker 3: Philip Stubbings Speaker 4: Rowena Bailey Speaker 5: Steven Hopkins Time: 9:30 – 15:30 
20170112 
Turing lectures 2017  Turing Lecture: Artificial Intelligence and Public Services  Thursday 19th January, 2017  The British Library Knowledge Centre 
Speaker 1: Sir Mark Walport Time: 13:30 – 16:30 
20170119 
Other  Lecture: Large Scale Structures in Random Graphs  Tuesday 13th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Robert Morris Speaker 2: Stefanie Gerke Time: 10:0012:40pm 
20161213 
Other  Seminar: Uncovering Patterns of Social Trajectories Using Sequence Analysis  Friday 9th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: JacquesAntoine Gauthier Time: 11:30am12:30pm 
20161209 
Other  Fellow Short Talks – Jon Crowcroft & Brad Love  Tuesday 6th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Jon Crowcroft Speaker 2: Brad Love Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm 
20161206 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Ethics in Data Science  Tuesday 6th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Brent Mittelstadt Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm 
20161206 
Other  Fellow Short Talks – Ulrike Tillmann, David Firth & Ruth King  Thursday 8th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Ulrike Tillmann Speaker 2: David Firth Speaker 3: Ruth King Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm 
20161208 
Other  Fellow Short Talks – Tomas Petricek, Maria Liakata & Gian Marco Campagnolo  Thursday 1st December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Tomas Petricek Speaker 2: Maria Liakata Speaker 3: Gian Marco Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm 
20161201 
Other  Fellow Short Talks – Dan Olteanu, Ricardo Silva & Rob Procter  Tuesday 29th November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Dan Olteanu Speaker 2: Ricardo Silva Speaker 3: Rob Procter Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm 
20161129 
Other  Fellow Short Talks – Professor David Pym, Professor Francois Caron and Professor Peter Boyle  Tuesday 22nd November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Professor David Pym Speaker 2: Professor Francois Caron Speaker 3: Professor Peter Boyle Time: 11:00am – 12.30pm 
20161122 
Other  Fellow Short Talks – Professsor Andrew Blake and Professor Suzy Moat  Thursday 24th November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Professor Andrew Blake Speaker 2: Professor Suzy Moat Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm 
20161124 
Workshops 2015  2016  Data Study Groups Workshop  Friday 16th  Friday 16th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Dr Sebastian Vollmer 
20161216 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Environmental Applications  Thursday 8th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Ruth King Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm 
20161208 
Workshops 2015  2016  The Society of Data Miners: Targeting crimes and criminals through data  Thursday 1st December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Richard Adderley Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm 
20161201 
Workshops 2015  2016  The Society of Data Miners: A Sneak Peek into Sky’s Insight & Decision Team  Thursday 3rd November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Gavin Meggs (BSkyB) Time: 24pm 
20161103 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Tools and Techniques – Python  Monday 14th November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: James Geddes Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm 
20161114 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Tools for Big Data  Monday 12th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Richard Gibbens Time: 1:30pm – 4.30pm 
20161212 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Ethics in Data Science and Privacy  Monday 28th November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Brent Mittelstadt Speaker 2: George Danezis Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm 
20161128 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Better, faster, more reproducible research with Microsoft Azure cloud computing  Monday 28th November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Kenji Takeda Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm 
20161128 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Information Visualisation  Monday 21st November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Min Chen Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm 
20161121 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Data Science Applications – Urban data science  Monday 21st November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Cecilia Mascolo Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm 
20161121 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Social Data Science  Monday 14th November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Suzy Moat Time: 1:30pm – 4.30pm 
20161114 
Other  CANCELLED: Data Science Masterclass – Data Science Applications – Finance  Monday 12th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm 
20161212 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Statistical Methodology and Theory  Monday 7th November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Richard Samworth Time: 1:30pm4.30pm 
20161107 
Other  Data Science Masterclass – Tools and Techniques – Version control with Git  Monday 7th November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: James Geddes Time: 11:30am12.30pm 
20161107 
Workshops 2015  2016  Cryptocurrencies and Beyond  Tuesday 1st November, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Date: 1 November 2016 Time: 10am – 4.30pm 
20161101 
Turing lectures 2016  Turing Lecture: Stats, Decision Making and Privacy  Monday 5th December, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: John Pullinger Speaker 2: Dr Cynthia Dwork Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm 
20161205 
Turing lectures 2016  Turing Lecture: Smarter Cities  Tuesday 22nd November, 2016  British Library 
Speaker 1: Professor Phil Blythe Speaker 2: Sir Alan Wilson Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm 
20161122 
Turing lectures 2016  Turing Lecture: Big Data and the Met Office and 21st Century Problems  Friday 14th October, 2016  The Alan Turing Institute 
Speaker 1: Professor Dame Julia Slingo Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm 
20161014 
Turing lectures 2016  Turing Lecture: Data Science, National Security and Systems Challenges  Wednesday 2nd November, 2016  British Library 
Speaker 1: Professor Anthony Finkelstein Speaker 2: Professor Jon Crowcroft Time: 1.30pm – 5:00pm 
20161102 
Other  Social Media Data: What’s the use?  Wednesday 21st September, 2016  British Library 
6pm – 8pm 
20160921 
Workshops 2015  2016  Computational Statistics and Machine Learning  Thursday 1st September, 2016  School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh  No additional info  20160901 
Other  Turing Interns Project Showcase  Thursday 11th  Thursday 11th August, 2016  Alan Turing Institute 
Organiser: Darren Grey (Alan Turing Institute) 
20160811 
Turing lectures 2016  Structured Dynamic Graphical Models & Scaling Multivariate Time Series  Friday 29th July, 2016  British Library 
Speaker 1: Professor Mike West [Website] 
20160729 
Turing lectures 2016  The Intersection of Mathematics, Statistics and Computation  Friday 8th July, 2016  British Library 
Speaker 1: Professor Andrea Bertozzi [Website] Speaker 2: Professor Mark Girolami [Website] 
20160708 
Workshops 2015  2016  Symposium on Communicating Machine Learning  Wednesday 31st August, 2016  Edinburgh 
Organisers: Guido Sanguinetti (Edinburgh) and Charles Sutton (Edinburgh) 
20160831 
Workshops 2015  2016  Systems Research Agenda  Wednesday 3rd  Thursday 4th August, 2016  London 
Organiser: Jon Crowcroft (Cambridge) 
20160803 
Workshops 2015  2016  Improving the Data Analytics Process  Monday 18th  Thursday 21st July, 2016  London 
Organisers: Ian Horrocks (Oxford), Chris Williams (Edinburgh) 
20160718 
Workshops 2015  2016  Urban Analytics  Thursday 7th  Friday 8th July, 2016  London 
Organiser: Sir Alan Wilson (UCL)

20160707 
Workshops 2015  2016  MCMC and Diffusion Techniques  Wednesday 8th  Friday 10th June, 2016  London 
Organisers: Terry Lyons (Oxford), Alex Beskos (UCL), Sotirios Sabanis (Edinburgh) 
20160608 
Workshops 2015  2016  Semantic Web and Data Integration: new technologies and applications to industry  Thursday 26th  Friday 27th May, 2016  London 
Organisers: Ian Horrocks (Oxford) 
20160526 
Workshops 2015  2016  Innovative Finance for Social Good in the Data Economy  Monday 23rd May, 2016  London 
Organisers: Brent Mittestadt (Oxford), Helen Margetts (Oxford), Vili Lehdonvirta (Oxford) 
20160523 
Data summits 2015  2016  PRIVACY SUMMIT 2016  Tuesday 22nd March, 2016  British Library  20160322  
Data summits 2015  2016  Alan Turing Institute Energy Summit 2016  Monday 21st March, 2016  University of Cambridge 
More information and registration: 
20160321 
Workshops 2015  2016  Statistical and computational challenges in largescale data analysis  Monday 28th  Wednesday 30th September, 2015  Cambridge 
Main organisers Graham Cormode, Anthony Lee, Richard Samworth, Rajen Shah, Yee Whye Teh, Patrick Wolfe, Yi Yu 
20150928 
Workshops 2015  2016  Logical Foundations of Data Science  Monday 16th  Tuesday 17th November, 2015  UCL 
Main organisers Anuj Dawar, Leonid Libkin, Richard Mayr, Ranko Lazic, Boris Motik, Andrzej Murawski, Alexandra Silva 
20151116 
Workshops 2015  2016  Anomaly & Change Detection in Streaming Big Data  Monday 16th November, 2015  British Library 
Main organisers:Patrick Wolfe, John Aston, Graham Cormode, Terry Lyons, Chris Williams 
20151116 
Workshops 2015  2016  Intractable Likelihood  Thursday 12th  Friday 13th November, 2015  Warwick 
Main organisers Gareth Roberts, David Firth, Chris Holmes, Iain Murray, Alex Beskos, Yee Whye Teh, John Aston 
20151112 
Workshops 2015  2016  Advancing Cultural and Heritage Informatics  Tuesday 10th  Wednesday 11th November, 2015  UCL 
Main organisers Paul Calleja, Adam Farquhar, Jon Oberlander, Melissa Terras 
20151110 
Workshops 2015  2016  Data Science for datarich sports  Monday 2nd  Tuesday 3rd November, 2015  University of London 
Main organisers Ioannis Kosmidis, David Firth, Anjali Mazumder, Richard Samworth, Konstantinos Zygalakis 
20151102 
Workshops 2015  2016  Data Science Methods and Tools for Urban Analytics  Monday 26th  Wednesday 28th October, 2015  University of Strathclyde 
Main organisers Peter Grindrod, Desmond Higham, Stephen Jarvis 
20151026 
Workshops 2015  2016  Big data and big problems in imagebased healthcare technology  Monday 7th  Tuesday 8th December, 2015  British Library 
Main organisers:Danny Alexander, Daniel Rueckert, Mike Davies, Steve Smith, Nasir Rajpoot, David Menon 
20151207 
Workshops 2015  2016  Data Protection and Security at Scale  Thursday 3rd December, 2015  British Library 
Main organisers David Aspinall, Jonathan Cave, Richard Clayton, Andrew Martin, David Pym 
20151203 
Workshops 2015  2016  Networks & Big Data  Friday 18th December, 2015  British Library 
Main organisers Patrick Wolfe, Natalia Bochkina, Jon Crowcroft, Artur Czumaj, Richard Gibbens, Peter Grindrod, Mark Handley 
20151218 
Workshops 2015  2016  InformationTheoretic Foundations and Algorithms for LargeScale Data Inference  Thursday 17th December, 2015  British Library 
Main organisers Graham Cormode, Mike Davies, Miguel Rodrigues, Jared Tanner, Ramji Venkataramanan 
20151217 
Workshops 2015  2016  Partial Differential Equations for Modelling, Analysing and Simulating Data Rich Phenomena  Monday 14th  Wednesday 16th December, 2015  Cambridge 
Main organisers José Antonio Carrillo, Charlie Elliott, Yves van Gennip, Peter Markowich, CarolaBibiane Schönlieb 
20151214 
Workshops 2015  2016  Developing Social Science Data Methodologies  Friday 11th December, 2015  Prince Philip House 
Main organisers Rob Procter, Celia Lury, Noortje Marres, Robin Wiliams, Hannah Knox, Philip Treleaven, Helen Margetts, Robert Doubleday 
20151211 
Workshops 2015  2016  The Foundations of Social Data Science  Monday 14th December, 2015  British Library 
Main organisers Patrick Wolfe, Helen Margetts, Melinda Mills, Rob Procter, Robin Williams, Cecilia Mascolo 
20151214 
Workshops 2015  2016  Data science for the digital economy: Digital currencies and peertopeer economics  Thursday 10th December, 2015  British Library 
Main organisers Tomaso Aste, Philip Treleaven, Vili Lehdonvirta, Terry Lyons, Jon Crowcroft, Robin Williams 
20151210 
Workshops 2015  2016  Computing Systems Research For Big Data  Wednesday 9th December, 2015  British Library 
Main organisers Jon Crowcroft, Mark Handley, Graham Cormode, Dan Olteanu 
20151209 
Workshops 2015  2016  Topological Data Analysis (TDA) – Theory, Computation and Application (Oxford) & The Persistence of topology in big data analysis (Edinburgh)  Thursday 10th  Friday 11th September, 2015  Oxford 
Main organisers Peter Grindrod, Heather Harrington, Ulrike Tillman, Patrick Wolfe 
20150910 
Workshops 2015  2016  Theoretical and Computational Approaches to Large Scale Inverse Problems  Wednesday 2nd  Friday 4th December, 2015  Edinburgh 
Main organisers Simon Arridge, John Aston, Peter Richtarik, CarolaBibiane Schönlieb, Andrew Stuart, Jared Tanner 
20151202 
Workshops 2015  2016  Understanding Multimodal Data at Scale  Monday 30th  Tuesday 1st December, 2015  Edinburgh 
Main organisers Steve Renals, Maja Maricevic, Bill Byrne 
20151130 
Workshops 2015  2016  The Ethics of Data Science: the Landscape for the Alan Turing Institute  Monday 30th November, 2015  Oxford 
Main organisers Luciano Floridi, Ian Brown, Sadie Creese, Marina Jirotka, Victoria Nash, Ilina Singh, Burkhard Schafer, David Erdos, Graham Cormode, Richard Moorhead 
20151130 
Workshops 2015  2016  Distributed Machine Learning and Optimization  Wednesday 25th  Friday 27th November, 2015  Edinburgh 
Main organisers Peter Richtarik, Ilias Diakonikolas, Raphael Hauser, Mark Girolami, John ShaweTaylor, Artur Czumaj 
20151125 
Workshops 2015  2016  Data science challenges in highthroughput biology and precision medicine  Wednesday 25th  Friday 27th November, 2015  Edinburgh 
Main organisers Guido Sanguinetti, Mark Girolami, David Rand, Richard Savage, Florian Markowetz 
20151125 
Workshops 2015  2016  Deep Learning Scoping Workshop  Monday 23rd  Wednesday 25th November, 2015  Edinburgh 
Main organisers Amos Storkey, Krzysztof Geras, Nando De Freitas, Ben Graham, Zoubin Ghahramani, Thore Graepel 
20151123 
Workshops 2015  2016  Improving the data analytics process  Wednesday 18th  Thursday 19th November, 2015  Edinburgh 
Main organisers Chris Williams, Ian Horrocks, Zoubin Ghahramani, Mark Girolami, John ShaweTaylor 
20151118 
Workshops 2015  2016  Probabilistic Numerics  Thursday 19th  Friday 20th November, 2015  British Library 
Main organisers Mark Girolami, Andrew Stuart, Ben Leimkuhler, Arthur Gretton, Zoubin Ghahramani, Mike Osborne 
20151119 
Workshops 2015  2016  The Challenges of Data Intensive and Extreme Scale Numerical Simulation in Physics, Materials Science and Chemistry  Tuesday 5th  Thursday 7th January, 2016  British Library 
Main organisers Gabor Csanyi, Detlef Hohl, Stephen Jarvis, Ben Leimkuhler, Christoph Ortner, Mark Parsons 
20160105 
Workshops 2015  2016  Developing the mathematical foundations of learning for nonEuclidean objects  Friday 15th January, 2016  British Library 
Main organisers Terry Lyons, Patrick Wolfe 
20160115 
Workshops 2015  2016  Opportunities and challenges for dataintensive healthcare  Thursday 21st January, 2016  British Library 
Main organisers Ann Blandford, Delmiro FernandezReyes, Dave Robertson, David Hogg, Chris Taylor 
20160121 
Workshops 2015  2016  Big Data in Geoscience  Monday 25th  Wednesday 27th January, 2016  British Library 
Main organisers :Franz Kiraly, Detlef Hohl, Mark Girolami, John Aston 
20160125 
Workshops 2015  2016  Data Science applications in whole energy systems  Thursday 28th  Friday 29th January, 2016  Edinburgh 
Main organisers Harry van der Weijde, Ken McKinnon, Richard Gibbens 
20160128 
Workshops 2015  2016  Probabilistic programming  Thursday 4th  Friday 5th February, 2016  British Library 
Main organisers Frank Wood, Zoubin Ghahramani 
20160204 
Workshops 2015  2016  HighDimensional Statistical Models & Big Data: Methodology & Applications  Wednesday 10th  Friday 12th February, 2016  British Library 
Main organisers Alexandros Beskos, Dan Crisan, Arnaud Doucet, Zoubin Ghahramani, Simon Godsill, Sumeetpal Singh, Yee Whye Teh, Sebastian Vollmer, Konstantinos Zygalakis 
20160210 
Workshops 2015  2016  Algorithm Society  Wednesday 17th  Thursday 18th February, 2016  TBC 
Main organisers Stuart Anderson, Robin Williams, Donald MacKenzie, Neil Pollock, Gian Marco Campagnolo, Eric Laurier, Rob Doubleday, Rob Procter, Mark Hartswood, Eric Meyer, Jack Stilgoe 
20160217 
Data summits 2015  2016  Big Data in the Physical Sciences  Wednesday 13th January, 2016  Royal Society  No additional info  20160113 
Data summits 2015  2016  Data science for government and policy  Monday 14th March, 2016  Oxford  No additional info  20160314 
Data summits 2015  2016  Future Cities  Thursday 4th February, 2016  Royal Institute Of British Architects  No additional info  20160204 
Data summits 2015  2016  HighValue Manufacturing  Wednesday 9th March, 2016  The Shard, London  No additional info  20160309 
Data summits 2015  2016  Big data for small and mediumsized enterprises  Monday 16th November, 2015  Cambridge  No additional info  20151116 
Data summits 2015  2016  Data Analytics for credit risk  Thursday 29th October, 2015  Edinburgh  No additional info  20151029 
Data summits 2015  2016  Financial summit  Wednesday 14th October, 2015  UCL  No additional info  20151014 
Data summits 2015  2016  Data science for media  Tuesday 13th October, 2015  Edinburgh  No additional info  20151013 
Data summits 2015  2016  Data science for health  Monday 21st September, 2015  Cambridge  No additional info  20150921 
Data summits 2015  2016  Summit for the citizen/customerfacing sectors  Wednesday 16th September, 2015  Oxford  No additional info  20150916 
Symposia 2016  Reproducibility, Sustainability and Preservation  Wednesday 6th  Thursday 7th April, 2016  Oxford 
Lucie Burgess [Email] 
20160406 
Turing lectures 2016  Computer Science  Wednesday 27th April, 2016  London 
Speaker 1: Professor Peter O’Hearn, Facebook and University College London [Website] Speaker 2: Professor Brad Karp  University College London [Website] 
20160427 
Turing lectures 2016  Industrial & Commerical  Wednesday 13th April, 2016  London 
Speaker 1: Tim Harris  Oracle Laboratories Speaker 2: Ralf Herbrich  Amazon 
20160413 
Turing lectures 2016  Ethics & Social Science  Wednesday 30th March, 2016  London 
Speaker 1: Professor Luciano Floridi – Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford [Website] Speaker 2: Professor Helen Margetts – Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford [Website] 
20160330 
Turing lectures 2016  Statistics  Wednesday 16th March, 2016  London 
Speaker 1: Professor Gareth Roberts FRS, University of Warwick Speaker 2: Professor Bin Yu, University of California, Berkeley [Website] 
20160316 
Turing lectures 2016  Mathematics  Wednesday 2nd March, 2016  London 
Speaker 1: Stéphane Mallat  Ecole Polytechnique [Website] Speaker 2: Mark Newman  University of Michigan [Website] 
20160302 