Data, Organisations and Society Conference 2018

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Wednesday 21 November 2018

09:30 AM - 05:00 PM


TechnoCentre, Coventry University Technology Park, Puma Way, Coventry University, CV1 2TT

21 November 2018, Coventry University Technology Park

Data availability has increased exponentially in the last decade, paving the way for a new business environment. As such growth accelerates, a better understanding is needed of the opportunities this new phenomenon provides and of the innovation, ethical, social, privacy and security challenges it poses.

This one day conference aims to bring together academic, practitioner and public policy researchers to present and discuss current research relevant to these issues. 

While the registration is now closed, we may consider some late registrations. Please contact

Conference Themes

The conference itself will be based around three main themes:

  • Data and strategy
  • Data and the digital economy
  • Data and society

Conference Programme


Coffee and registration


Welcome from the Conference Chairs and Coventry University Faculty of Business and Law


Keynote speakers:

Patrick McBrearty – West Midlands Regional Cyber Crime Unit

The National Cyber Security Threat: A Law Enforcement Perspective

Samuel Fosso Wamba – Toulouse Business School

Big Data Analytics Capability Impacts on Firm Performance


Coffee break and networking


Session 1: Round table discussion – parallel sessions


Lunch and networking


Keynote speakerBlaine Price, The Open UniversitySmart Homes for Older Adults: Supporting Grandad or spying on Granny?


Session 2: Round table discussion – parallel sessions


Tea break


Plenary Discussion with speakers


pecial Issue - Technological Forecasting and Social Change (TFSC)Call for Papers 




Full registration £50 

Doctoral canditates registration £30

Lunch and refreshments provided.

Registration is now closed. Please send late registration queries to Please note that the registration fee does not include travel or accommodation.

If you are unable to attend the Conference you may request a refund of your conference registration fee. Please see our cancellations and refunds policy for more details.