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Analysts Network Event: Forecasting the impact of COVID-19

We’ll be getting together online for the next Data Analysts Network event, Be Part of the Equation, on Wednesday 7 October. 

The event focus will be COVID-19 recovery; introducing new insight, new tools, discussing what we’ve learned from our emergency data response and what we might do differently in future. 

We’re keen to share some forecasting work with analysts from across Essex, it identifies latent demand created as a result of COVID-19 lockdown, sharing the outputs, the forecasting technique, and the code we have developed.

Here’s what October’s Be Part of the Equation has in store for you…

14:00     Intro from Alex Quiroz Flores, University of Essex & member of ecda Board

14:15     Forecasting the impact of COVID-19: Sharing Techniques - Stephen Simpkin, Data Fellow ECC & member of ecda Board

14:35     Forecasting the impact of COVID-19: Sharing Insight – Mark Johnson, Head of Analytics Essex Police, Matt Robbins, Analyst Essex Police

15:00     Demo COVID-19 tools: Open data tracker & lockdown alarm - Stephen Simpkin, Data Fellow ECC & member of ecda Board & Louis Yong Yang Yen, Analyst ECC

15:30     Breakout Discussions: Preparing for the next emergency: Challenges, Learning, What is possible for a system data response?

16:00     Wrap up: Looking Ahead – Nicki Mallett, Head of Profession Data Analytics ECC

16:15     Close

If you would like to join us please email and we'll forward you the online meeting link.