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Why embedding ethical data practices could be make or break for your bottom line

-- Please note that the original speaker was advertised as Jen Rodvold, Head of Sustainability, Digital Ethics and Social Impact Consulting, Sopra Steria --

Lisa Allen (Head of Consultancy for Data Programmes, ODI) is in conversation with Dr Kevin Macnish (Digital Ethics Consulting Manager, Sopra Steria).

They'll be discussing data ethics, and why embedding ethical data practices needs to be a fundamental consideration for all organisations that want to grow and thrive. On the agenda will be questions about how the ethical sharing and use of data is now a board-level topic; and what businesses can do to make sure they equip their staff with the skills they need to make ethical decisions around data.

Convene with other leading thinkers to hear from our expert speakers, and enjoy complimentary drinks and nibbles, opportunities to network and the chance to take part in a live Q&A.

This is a free, in-person event and will be held in Kings Place, King’s Cross, London.

About the speakers

Lisa Allen is is a data professional and has led many data teams in the public sector in the UK. She has experience across various data disciplines including open data, data protection, data transformation, and developing data strategies and frameworks to implement data governance.

At the ODI, Lisa heads up the consultancy team who use their data expertise to advise and guide companies, governments and organisations to make the data ecosystem work better for everyone.

Dr Kevin Macnish is a former analyst and manager at GCHQ and the US DOD, and gained his PhD in digital ethics from the University of Leeds in 2013. He has been interviewed by BBC national television and radio and has spoken at both the House of Commons and the House of Lords in relation to digital ethics. In 2018 Kevin published The Ethics of Surveillance: an introduction (Routledge), and in 2020 Big Data and Democracy (Edinburgh University Press). He has published more than 30 academic articles and chapters on the ethics of privacy, AI, and cybersecurity, and is a frequent speaker at international trade and academic conferences

Event information

Face masks will be available at registration for those who wish to wear them. Speakers will not be wearing a face covering.

Please note, this event will be recorded. The recording will be made publicly available on YouTube after the event, and may also be used in our marketing and promotion. Please indicate when booking your ticket whether you consent to be included in the recording.

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