WDYTYG Session 2 – Building Blocks of the Digital Economy

Three sections to this updated post:

  • Session Agenda
  • Presentations
  • Replay of Live blog

Session Agenda

  • 13:15:   Session 2 – Building Blocks of the Digital Economy, Chair – Jennie Borg, Detica
  • This has been divided into 3 broad sessions, each speaker has 5 minutes to stun the audience, following which the audience can fire questions back.
    • Block 1: “Geet loadsa data” (Managing large datasets)
      • Changing the Transport Datascape – John Polak, Imperial College London
      • Transport Observatory – Margaret Bell, Newcastle University
    • Block 2: “Dee it yersel’ ” (User Generated Content)
      • Word of Mouth Influences – Caroline Bartle, UWE
      • Maintaining Commercial Reputation Online – Helen Mathews, Nexus
      • Social Media – Mike Parker, Orangebus
    • Block 3: “Whorr we Gannin’?!” (Pedestrian Localisation, Navigation and Tracking)
      • Indoor/Outdoor navigation – Chris Kray, Culture Lab, Newcastle University
      • Vulnerable user tracking – Ray Sherrington, Digital Challenge, Sunderland City Council
  • 14:30:   Highlights of activities on digital and analogue blogs


Helen Matthews

Mike Parker

Chris Kray

Live Blog

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