Bristol Council joins public sector tech debate to talk citizen data

Written by Eleanor Willock

If, like us, you’re fascinated by how the public sector is using data to improve the way we live, you may have been reading about Bristol City Council’s use of algorithms to assess citizens’ risk of harm in The Guardian.

We’re beyond excited to say that Gary Davies, head of early intervention and targeted services for children at Bristol City Council, is joining our panel at our Bristol Technology Festival event:

How will technology shape the future of our relationship with public services?

Gary is a former Avon and Somerset Police chief superintendent, with a zeal for providing public servants wth tech that supports them in their roles, joins a stellar line-up of public sector technology innovators on Friday, November 8th at 9.00am at Engine Shed:

Sam Shah, Director of Digital Development at NHSX

Gabriella Cox, open call competition lead, Defence and Security Accelerator

Steve Gray, CIO at Bristol University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Becky Sage, CEO at Interactive Scientific

Ben Newby, Chief Customer Officer, Bristol Water

Georgina Maratheftis, Head of Local Public Services, TechUK

Matt Jukes, co-CEO, Notbinary

Katherine Ward, COO,

If you work in technology innovation for the public sector, please get in touch with me to register for your free place. The event is a one-off chance to meet some of the most active, passionate advocates for change in our industry, network with peers, and learn more about what technology the public sector is procuring, and looking out for.  email me at to join us at this one of a kind event.






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