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Data Innovation Showcase

Insight, innovation and impact: exploring the possibilities of data

25 & 26 September 2024
The Catalyst, Newcastle upon Tyne

The 2023 Data Innovation Showcase was the ultimate event for anyone interested in data science and business innovation. 

With expert insights from our team, plus practical workshops and networking opportunities, the exciting two-day conference from the National Innovation Centre for Data explored the latest trends, techniques, and innovations in data science.

Details on 2024's showcase will be posted here soon.

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Data Innovation Showcase speakers 2023

Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson

Head of Public Value Research, BBC R&D

Bill leads Public Value Research in the BBC’s Research & Development Team. In addition to this, he is a well-known tech journalist and advisor to arts and cultural organisations on matters related to digital technologies.  

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Keynote Speaker

Birju Bartoli

Dr Birju Bartoli

COO, Northumbria Healthcare Trust

Dr Bartoli is the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive of Northumbria Healthcare Trust. She has held an Executive position for 11+ years and has an extensive portfolio of related skills and experience, particularly in healthcare leadership. She is also the board champion for race equality and chair of the Trust's organ donation committee.



Keynote Speaker

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Rojin Yarahmadi

Co-Founder & CEO, PolyBox Solutions

Rojin is Co-Founder and CEO of Newcastle-based tech start-up PolyBox Solutions. Her impressive mix of leadership skills and skills in big data and data analytics have been instrumental in driving the company's growth and success.

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Data-Driven Success Stories

A look back on our last programme

The exciting programme featured two tracks: the Data Mastery Track and The Art of Innovation Track.

Packed with interactive sessions, informative keynotes, and practical workshops, the Data Innovation Showcase provided a unique opportunity for attendees to connect with their peers, learn from our experts, and gain hands-on experience of the latest tools and techniques.

Data Mastery Track


Dive deep into the latest data science tools and techniques.

The Art of Innovation Track


Discover how to harness data-driven innovation for business success.

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