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Introduction to Data Ethics and the Data Ethics Canvas (at ODI Leeds)

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Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:30
ODI Leeds, Duke Street, 3rd Floor, Leeds, LS9 8AG
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In this half-day interactive course run by our experts you will be given an introduction to the concept of data ethics, and how to help your organisation use the ODI Data Ethics Canvas to help make better and more ethical decisions about data

In this half-day interactive course run by our experts you will be given an introduction to the concept of data ethics, and how to help your organisation use the ODI Data Ethics Canvas to help make better and more ethical decisions about data. You will leave the workshop ready to run your first workshop in your own organisation.

Please note that this course will be run in Leeds, and not our usual London location

This course is introductory and jargon-free. It is intended for anyone working in public, private and third-sector organisations who wants to become familiar with data ethics and start to bring it into their organisation.

The course will be attended by people from multiple organisations. We recognise that people may not to want to discuss some of their current ethical issues in front of other organisations, therefore this workshop uses real-world examples to bring the topic to life.

Data ethics is a rapidly emerging area. Increasingly, those collecting, sharing and working with data are exploring the ethics of their practices and, in some cases, being forced to confront those ethics in the face of public criticism. A failure to handle data ethically can harmfully impact people and lead to a loss of trust in projects, products or organisations.

The Open Data Institute has published a Data Ethics Canvas along with a set of tools to help you use it in your organisation. It is designed to help identify potential ethical issues associated with a data project or activity. It encourages teams to make more ethical decisions.

Interested in a workshop for a single organisation or 1-1 coaching?  Please fill out the form below.

Over the course of the half-day, you will learn:

How to run an independent workshop in your own organisation outlining the concept of data ethics, and how to help your organisation use the ODI Data Ethics Canvas Canvas to help make better and more ethical decisions about data. This will be achieved by:

  • Identifying how ethics is defined and implemented within other sectors
  • Reviewing the concept of data ethics
  • Using the ODI Data Ethics Canvas to question how data can be processed in an ethical way
  • Creating a presentation on how an authentic case study could be modified in its approach so that it better encapsulates ethical data approaches
  • Evaluating how data ethics can be raised in prominence in your organisation

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Evening meetup: Building Trust in How Your Organisation Uses Data

After the event, we’ll be hosting a free event for ODI Members and our friends, so you can listen to interesting lightning talks delivered by a panel of passionate people from diverse industries, followed by a Q&A and then chit-chat over refreshments. As a course attendee, we’d love for you to join us at this meet up (4.30-6.30pm). Please book your place here.

Get £60 off when you become an ODI Member

If you sign up as an ODI Member at checkout, you can get £60 off this course (ODI Membership for individuals costs just £100 for the year) – and you’ll receive invites to free networking events, 30% off courses, and access to our network of over 2,000 people and organisations doing great things with data.

Need a workshop for a single organisation? Or 1-1 coaching? Please complete this form and an ODI expert will follow-up with you within one business day.