08 October 2017

Data Conference 1.0 Live Stream

Watch the Data Conference Live here:





8:15-8:45 Breakfast (Bacon rolls and croissants)


8:45-09:00 Welcome from Deputy Andrea Dudley-Owen

Member of the Committee for Economic Development and Member of the Committee for Education, Sport & Culture  



Session 1 – Vision for Guernsey


09:00-09:20 How Small Nations Can Change the World with Data

                    Marc Winn, Co-Founder, Dandelion Foundation 


09:20-09:40 IoT – The Future of the Data Sim 

                   Graeme Millar, CEO, JT 


09:40-10:00 eGovernment 

                    Colin Vaudin, Chief Information Officer, States of Guernsey 


10:00-10:45 Panel discussion 

                    Led by Jennifer Strachan, CEO, Startup Guernsey 


10:45-11:15 Break



Session 2 – Great Today: Current Success Stories



11:15-11:35 Taming the Data Sea: The Blockchain Example 

                   Stuart Lawson, Product Manager, Northern Trust 


11:35-11:55 Big Data, Insight and Counter Fraud

                    John Davison, Chief Information Officer, FCG


11:55 -12:15 Tag Team - Creating Big Data oneHajji at a Time

                     Jay Aylmer, CEO,  Tag Team


12:15-13:00 Panel discussion 

                    Led by Nick Vermeulen, Partner, PwC 


13:00-14:00 Lunch


Session 3  - Better Tomorrow: Future Opportunities

14:00-14:20 Data Law: How the Legal Framework in Guernsey Enables Opportunities for the                        DataEconomy.

                   Jon Barclay, Partner, Bedell Cristin Guernsey Partnership 


14:20-14:40 Data Protection and Big Data – Zero Sum or Mutually Dependent? 

                  Emma  Martins, Information Commissioner, Jersey/Data Protection Commissioner-Guernsey


14:40-15:00 The Rise of Data Capital...and the Role of the Offshore Data (Capital) Centre. 

                    Steve Billinghurst, Advisory Director, PwC Isle of Man



Keynote speech

15:00-15:30 Big Data and the Paradox of Regulation and Freedom

                   William Mason, Director General, Guernsey Financial Services Commission 


15:30-16:00 Panel discussion 

                    Led by Jennifer Strachan, CEO,Startup Guernsey


16:00-16:10 Closing remarks  

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