HKUST PPOL Hosts the 2022 Data for Policy Conference on 5th December
The Division of Public Policy (PPOL) is the proud co-organizer of the Data for Policy conference in the Asia region this year. The conference will take place at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Venue: Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study; Lo Ka Chung Building) on Monday, 5th December 2022.
The Data for Policy conference series is the premier global forum for multiple disciplinary and cross-sector discussions. Topics include the theories and applications of data science and digital technology and implications for public policy and governance.
The main theme of this year's conference highlights "Ecosystems of innovation and virtual-physical interactions." We will discuss with leading researchers, experts, and practitioners in Asia and beyond the major opportunities and challenges in facilitating and governing data-driven innovation. Among the topics discussed at the conference are smart city development, governance of artificial intelligence, social media, e-government, data governance, and citizen participation. Their implications will be explored for public policy and international relations, particularly in the context of diverse institutional environments in the region.
There are six areas covered as the basis for the conference’s standard tracks:
(1) Data-driven Transformations in Policy and Governance
(2) Data Technologies and Analytics for Policy and Governance
(3) Policy Frameworks, Governance and Management of Data-driven Innovations
(4) Ethics, Equity and Trust in Policy Data Interactions
(5) Algorithmic Governance
(6) Data to Tackle Global Issues and Dynamic Societal Threats
A special track on "Data for Civic Participation in Asia" will also be highlighted during the conference.
The conference will have coming tours on the 8th and 9th of December in Seattle, United States and the 13th December in Brussels, Belgium.
Register below to reserve a seat before the 15th November 2022.
Details regarding The Data for Policy Conference 2022:
About HKUST PPOL
The Division of Public Policy aims to generate cutting-edge academic and societal insights at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, in order to translate into regional and global policy development. Our rigorous interdisciplinary research and best-in-its-class teaching programs allow for meaningful influence on broader public policy agendas. For more details, please visit https://ppol.hkust.edu.hk.
About Data for Policy
Data for Policy is a non-profit initiative, registered as a community interest company in the UK, supported by sustainer partners Cambridge University Press, the Alan Turing Institute and the Office for National Statistics.
The Division of Public Policy (PPOL) is the proud co-organizer of the Data for Policy conference in the Asia region this year. The conference will take place at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Venue: Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study Lo Ka Chung Building) on Monday, 5th December 2022.