Prof. John Bacon-shone, Using Government Data for Policy and Social Innovation

Tanner Hill Workshop Zoom Talk

Title: Using Government Data for Policy and Social Innovation

Date: 24 June 2023, 10am to 12noon
(N America W coast 23 June 2023, 6 to 8pm)

Supporting organization Invotech
Venue – Tanner Hill 5/f Music Room

Speaker – Prof. John Bacon-shone
Moderator – Ms. Justine Tang

This talk covers Public Policy Research findings from useful Census &Statistics Department datasets (Census and Thematic Household Survey), possible data analysis and examples of data analysis. Possibilities for policy and social innovation will be discussed.

About the speaker –
Prof. John Bacon-shone, Head of Quality Analytics, HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education.

Prof. John Bacon-Shone is an applied Statistician. He is currently the Head of Quality Analytics for HKU Space. He was the Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences and Director of Social Sciences Research Centre in The University of Hong Kong, including three years on secondment to the Hong Kong Government assisting with the drafting of the Chief Executive’s annual Policy Address, writing speeches and policy documents on health care, migration, population growth, opinion polls, education and technology. He was responsible for knowledge exchange and was the moving force in developing HKU’s policy and procedures for research data management, including initiatives on open data and open access. Professor Bacon-Shone’s research interests include statistical computing, survey methodology, compositional data, biostatistics, gambling, data archiving, privacy, socio-linguistics and policy research.

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