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International Retailing – 7th February 2019, London

Date: Thursday 7th February
Time: 6 for 6.30pm start
Venue: Hotel Novotel London West, Hammersmith International Centre 1, Shortlands, London W6 8DR.
Nearest tube: Hammersmith

With the intensive focus on the prospects for UK bricks and mortar retailing in the press over the past few months, our recent – sold out – Manchester event focused on the changing role of retail space and place in the UK. For our February event we’re deliberately focusing on markets outside the UK – looking at success stories of UK firms overseas, and considering the lessons for UK retailing and retail location planning of innovation elsewhere. We’ll follow our speaker sessions, as ever, with an opportunity for networking.

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Beyond retail: the evolving role of space and place, 29th November, Manchester

Date: 29th November, 5-9pm
Registration: 5pm. we will start presentations at 5.25pm prompt to ensure we stick to timings.
Venue: Savills, 12 Booth Street Manchester, M2 4AW
Finish: We should wrap up around 7.15 to allow those who need to catch trains plenty of time.
Drinks: Please join us for networking, drinks and refreshments after the event at the Anthologist Bar on St Peter’s Square if you have time.
Self-Guided Study Tour: Download Manchester Desinations

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Introduction to Python – Liverpool – 28th November 2018

When: 28th November 2018, 9.30 am – 5:00 pm
Where: University of Liverpool, The Foresight Centre 1 Brownlow Street, Liverpool, L69 3GL United Kingdom + Google Map
Who: Dr Dani Arribas-Bel

This is a training and capacity building event organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC), an ESRC funded research project of which Jonathan Reynolds is Deputy Director and Co-Investigator.

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Using Spatial Data from Social Media – London – 16th November

When: 16th November 2018, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AG United Kingdom – + Google Map
Who: Dr Nick Bearman, FRGS, CGeog (GIS), AFHEA

This is a training and capacity building event organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC), an ESRC funded research project of which Jonathan Reynolds is Deputy Director and Co-Investigator.

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Web Mapping – London – 15th November 2018, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

When: 15th November 2018, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AG United Kingdom – + Google Map
Who: Dr Nick Bearman, FRGS, CGeog (GIS), AFHEA

This is a training and capacity building event organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC), an ESRC funded research project of which Jonathan Reynolds is Deputy Director and Co-Investigator.

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An Introduction to Retail Property

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Brought to you by Property Overview, this one day course is great value, and gives you, as an SLA member, 15% off!

  • “An Introduction to Retail Property” – 1 day course
  • Date: Monday 1 October, 9:30am – 5pm, Central London
  • Price: standard price £450pp+VAT, SLA member price £382pp+VAT

The aim is to provide a foundation knowledge on the retail property industry and how it all fits together. It provides wider context for the Location Analysts. How does the shop location fit into the bigger investment picture?

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Imagining the Data Ready Social Science Graduate in the Twenty – Twenties, London

The focus of this symposium style event will be to further develop collaborations between the University sector and organisations in business and industry, and to better understand the relevant skills, knowledge and attributes that an appropriately trained social science data professional requires to be an attractive candidate to industry. Key aims of the event will be to work with industry partners and trainers to develop a deeper understanding of how best to provide graduates with training that will equip them appropriately for data-intensive careers, explore further the challenges faced by organisations and discuss opportunities to work in partnership to address these both in the workplace and academic social science community. This event will also provide an opportunity for those who have attended the AQMEN training workshops to reflect on their experience, highlighting the relevance and need for this training within their organisation, and feeding into wider discussions about how training might be developed in the future to ensure skills being taught are industry relevant for both social science graduates and existing employees.

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Data Wrangling and Munging: Organising, Managing and Enabling Data for Analysis, London, 24-25 July

This two-day workshop will introduce participants to the skills required to discover data sources and organise raw data for analysis. Practical operations such as matching and merging files, recoding measures, documenting data and storing data will be covered.

Participants may attend without attending the first workshop, but must be confident that they meet the pre-requisite requirements and have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of statistical data analysis.

Full details of the workshop and a link to register are available at https://bit.ly/2MmcNKr

Understanding Valuations, London, 25th September

“Understanding Valuations”
Date: Tuesday 25 September, 9:30am – 5pm, Central London
Price: standard price £540pp+VAT, SLA member price £459pp+VAT

This course explains the valuation methods and what is used when & why, what factors impact valuations & how they differ by property type – brought to life by case studies – and addresses jargon so a valuation report will no longer hold any secrets for you, enabling more informed discussions and decisions. Quote SLA15% for your discount

For more information visit https://www.propertyoverview.co.uk/understanding-valuations