DataFest18 was a festival of data innovation run by The Data Lab, with fringe events hosted across Scotland from 19th to 23rd March 2018.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise hosted a week-long DataFest18 Fringe with support of partners. The focus was on the data opportunity, both now and in the future, for our businesses and communities in the Region.
The factsheets, case studies and speaker blogs which were all available at #hellodigital during DataFest18 as downloadable pdfs:
Datafest18 Fringe Videos
Improving Lives With Data In The Public Sector
Data can improve our lives! Huge amounts of data are made freely available by government and other organisations across Scotland. Find out what is available, what the plans are for the future and hear examples of how it is being used to improve our health and how it is used to assess the implications of changes to Scotland’s population.
FIT for Healthy Living - How Artificial Intelligence can help
Future Intelligent Technology (or FIT) for healthy living goes way beyond FitBits and exercise regimes! FIT can help you to live independently and to manage illnesses and chronic conditions. FIT enables you to take control of your own health and wellness.
My Cancer Portal and Open Collection of Patient Experiences - David Sim
Virtual Reality Co-Design of FIT home - Matt Stevenson
SelfBACK by Nirmalie Wiratunga & Self-Management of Diabetes by Stewart Massie
FITsense Fall Prediction - Susan Craw
FIT Home Concept - Lucy Fraser
Breakfast Briefing: Industrial Applications of Machine-learning and Data Analytics
The aim of this talk was to provide a general overview as to what is meant by the terms Data Analytics and Machine Learning, and to provide a number of case studies showing how information can be extracted, processed, visualized and acted upon.
Informed Communities of the Future
Speakers included industry experts and representatives from the Open Data Institute (ODI), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) and UrbanTide.
Driving value from Data
David Dunn and Naomi Morrow
Craig Paterson from the DataLab
Driving creative industries with data
A session dissecting the opportunities, sources and uses of data, and how it will drive businesses in the future.