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What is DataJam North East?

It is one team government in action. The start of an ongoing collaboration between public sector, academia and beyond. Concentrating on three key themes of health, skills and child attainment, DataJam NorthEast will demonstrate the potential for improving life in the region when data, collaboration and actionable outcomes are the focus.

DWP Digital, Newcastle University, North East Local Enterprise Partnership and local authorities would like to welcome you to the Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle University on 17 and 18 September 2018.

How will it work?

DataJam NorthEast is not JUST a hack. At DataJam North East agile teams will use a combination of data-led sessions and conference topics to share ideas and build real, data-led products that will help change people’s lives.
You’ll use open and licensed data sources and agile service design skills to develop solutions to regional problems such as:

*Skill matching
*Child attainment
*Health

Who’s it for?

We need the right skills and ideas in the room to make a lasting impact.

This means we’re looking for subject matter experts, delivery specialists, data scientists, data analysts, user researchers, UX designers, software engineers, policy professionals, product owners, and business analysts from central & local government, universities, local charities and the private sector. You’ll be collaborative, willing to get stuck in and available for both days of the event.

Why should you attend?

DataJam North East is not a Hack where you need to have technical skills to take part. It’s not a conference where there’s more talking than doing. It’s a chance to pitch in and contribute your skills to help make the north east better for everyone.

To register your interest in attending DataJam North East, complete the form below.

We’ll then let you know if you’ve been successful in getting a ticket and you’ll be invited to confirm your place.