Data Data Everywhere, but....


BCS, 25 Copthall Avenue, London EC2R 7BP
2 Oct 2019
18:00 for a 18:30 Start


**In association with BCS Data Management Specialist Group **

**This event is relevant for all interested in IT, data and implications for society**


All Welcome. Free Event. Limited Spaces

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Data Quality is Behavioural,
Data Quality Management is Organisational


How and why do most organisations compromise financial and quality performance through poor management of data?
What are the root causes of data quality problems?
What is the ‘Data Zoo’ concept?

Join us to explore these questions, and to consider a framework for organisational data quality management.

Our expert presenter is:

  • JULIAN SCHWARZENBACH – Director, Data and Process Advantage,
    & Chair of BCS Data Management Specialist Group
  • Julian is a data evangelist with over 25 years of experience in data management. He is the originator of the Data Zoo concept, a unique exploration of different generic behaviours that people exhibit towards data, and what drives these behaviours. He regularly presents at conferences on data related topics, is also Chair of the BCS Data Management SG and is a member of the BSI B/555, AMT/4 and MBD/1 committees for standards development relating to data.

    Networking after the event.
     


    Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and You


    BCS, 25 Copthall Avenue, London EC2R 7BP
    9 Oct 2019
    18:00 for a 18:30 Start


    **This event is relevant for all interested in blockchain, cryptocurrency and implications for society**


    All Welcome. Free Event. Limited Spaces

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    How can blockchain be best used for financial transactions?


  • What do blockchain and cryptocurrency mean for the future of payments, and for the world of banking?
  • What could Facebook’s Libra do to how payments are transacted?
  • What’s the potential likelihood of a global stable currency?
  • What might be next for digital currency, looking at how the free, instant micropayments that are now available with cryptocurrency could affect digital purchasing?
  • Come to this event to hear and discuss some real life, working use cases in the fast-evolving world of blockchain and cryptocurrency.

    Our expert presenters are:
     
  • ERICA STANFORD – Founder, Crypto Curry Club
  • Erica is an international speaker on blockchain, digital currency and emerging technology and is the founder of the Crypto Curry Club and CCC Events, the UK's no.1 rated blockchain, crypto and tech networking and educational events which take place in London, Bristol, Oxford and soon Cambridge. Erica is particularly interested in how blockchain, crypto and tech can be used for sustainability - to hold companies accountable about their practices to force a reduction in waste.

  • ROB LEARNEY PhD MRCS - Lead Technologist, Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Tech, Digital Catapult
  • Rob is a qualified medical doctor with a life-long interest in biotechnology and entrepreneurship. At Imperial College London, he received the James Dyson Fellowship for a project of his own design, and co-founded the Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering (IC3RE) to explore the emerging phenomenon of blockchain technology. His role at Digital Catapult now involves exploring ways of leveraging DLT for the benefit of the entire UK economy.

    Networking after the event.
     


    Social Media - manage your security


    BCS, 25 Copthall Avenue, London EC2R 7BP
    21 Nov 2019
    18:00 for a 18:30 Start


    **In association with BCS London Central Branch **

    **This event is relevant for all interested in social media and making IT good for society **


    All Welcome. Free Event. Limited Spaces

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    Is someone trying to track you and hack you, phish you or spam you?


    Chances are high that someone out there has followed your footprint via a Google search.
    The risks from social media are real - for you and for your organisation.
    Financially-motivated criminals are increasingly using social media sites to steal identities, spread malware and send spam.

    Social networks are getting better at protecting users against these threats – but there’s a long way to go.

    Our expert presenter and guide is:

  • Professor CLAUDIO CILLI, University of Rome FBCS, CIA,CISSP, CISM, CISA, CGEIT, CSSLP, CRISC, M.Inst.ISP
  • Professor Cilli is an eminent international authority in the areas of National Security and Intelligence, company protection, information systems security and compliance, with over 25 years of experience. He currently advises governments and international organisations about cyber-security and critical infrastructure protection.

    Networking with food after the event.