The European Union Satellite Centre is pleased to invite you to the 2nd Workshop on Big Data in Secure Societies, which will be held the 18th of October 2016 in Brussels.
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- Event date:Tuesday, 18 October, 2016The workshop is the second of a scheduled series within the BigDataEurope project for the H2020 Societal Challenge “Secure Societies”; it will address a wide audience comprising key stakeholders, data users and service providers from a variety of domains in Secure Societies such as Space & Security and Cybersecurity.By dedicated interactive sessions on specific topics, the workshop aims to: go into current and future Big Data needs and challenges in Secure Societies; contribute to the building of a community sharing Big Data requirements and strategies; discuss real user scenarios and use cases; present and have feedback on the BigDataEurope pilot for Secure Societies currently under implementation (dealing with the integration of remote and social sensing data for change detection); offer the opportunity to participate in the BigDataEurope project and in the Big Data platform development.More information about https://www.big-data-europe.eu/event/big-data-in-secure-societies-2nd-workshop/.Event type:
- Event date:Wednesday, 12 October, 2016 to Thursday, 13 October, 2016Place:Novotel Barcelona City, Barcelona
Data Insight Leaders Summit is 2 value packed days outside of the office aimed at tackling those latest and greatest hidden opportunities in data analysis.
With the most senior speaker faculty of strictly Head’s of Data Science, Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence, we’re ensuring you get what you need from them sharing their first-hand experience on the do's and don'ts to successfully fast-track the right data experiments into actionable intelligence!
Speakers already confirmed from the likes of Barclays, Ericsson, Bupa, P&G PLUS so many more of the biggest companies across Europe!
Only here will you rub shoulders with those in your shoes, heads of data insight divisions from Europe's most progressive companies, sharing their first-hand experience on the do's and don'ts to successfully fast-track the right data experiments into actionable intelligence.
If you're serious about building a world class data insight function, then you don't want to miss this opportunity to benchmark your people, processes and technology with those leading the way.
Download the latest agenda to see just how much benefit you’ll get by being there too: http://wbresear.ch/dilsbdvaeva
BDVA members will have a 15% discount using the CODE sent by e-mail.
- Event date:Wednesday, 12 October, 2016 to Thursday, 13 October, 2016Place:Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Campus North, Building 449)
The Smart Data Innovation Lab (SDIL) bridges the gap between cutting-edge research and industrial big data applications.
The Smart Data Innovation Lab (SDIL) offers Big Data Researchers unique access to a large variety of big data and in-memory technologies. Industry and science collaborate closely to find hidden value in big data and generate smart data. Furthermore, related Projects focus on the strategic research areas of Industry 4.0, Energy, Smart Cities and personalized Medicine. In order to close today’s gap between academic research and industry problems using a data-driven innovation cycle, the SDIL provides extensive support to all collaborative research projects free of charge.
Within the first conference on Smart Data Innovation the Smart Data Innovation Lab (SDIL) and its Data Innovation Communities will present their work and provide a hands-on experience of the SDIL Platform.
Registration is free.
- Event date:Monday, 10 October, 2016
The capacity and capability to process big data and convert them to smart data generate tremendous potential for creating value. It is as fact that big data can trigger new innovative business models and products. At the same time, the smart processing of data creates vast opportunities for innovation and growth, while raising questions that need to be addressed, such as how can vast data amounts be processed efficiently and effectively, how relevant data processing procedures conform to prevailing legal norms, how can data classified as sensitive best be processed, when is it imperative to anonymize personal data etc.
At this year´s Smart Data Conference we will address a wide range of data aspects related to technology, economy and to the legal system in terms of sensitive data protection and security solutions.
You can find detailed information about the invitation, the programme and the access to the Conference Center here.
You can complete your registration here.
If you would like to receive more information about the event, you can send an email here.
- Event date:Thursday, 6 October, 2016 to Friday, 7 October, 2016Place:Madrid
IODC is the essential meeting point for the global community to debate and study the future of open data.
IODC aims to build stronger relationships between open data initiatives from the different governments and establish a dialogue between these voices:
Policy makers and Public Sector Information (PSI) holders
Private companies, startups and freelancers
Activists and NGO’s
Representatives of civil society from all over the world.
The differentiating nature of the event is that it gathers countries from the northern and southern hemispheres to define tendencies and establish global policies of collaboration, with the objective of stimulating the progress of open data globally.
Titled “Global goals, local impact” the fourth IODC will reconvene our expanding community to showcase successes, confront shared challenges, and help us ensure that our vision and our diverse initiatives continue to coordinate effectively.
Find more details at http://opendatacon.org/
- Event date:Tuesday, 4 October, 2016 to Wednesday, 5 October, 2016Place:Barcelona
Big Data Congress 2nd edition, will be held in Barcelona on the 4th and 5th of October 2016.
It is the leading conference on Big Data in Catalonia, and the place to meet trends and discover the state of the art of Big Data technology, to share experiences and to create a networking environment among attendees. It is an event to talk and discuss about:
Big Data Innovation, the adoption process to became a Data-Driven Organization, about Advanced Analytics & Visualization, the latest products, and the state of art in different areas.
The Big Data congress has the aim of promoting the data-driven culture, to bring together entrepreneurs, suppliers and companies who are interested in developing projects in the field of Big Data, to create synergies and business opportunities between Big Data supply and demand, to promote the definition of technological innovative solutions and to create a reference place of knowledge in Big Data.
It is the mandatory meeting point of professionals, suppliers and companies who are interested in developing projects in the field of Big Data.
Considering the target audiences and to respond to all interests, in this 2nd edition of the Big Data Congress, you will find 2 main themes:
4th of October -Demand: Innovative and successful use cases will be presented, and will be discussed how to become a data driven organization and which are the required steps for its adoption.
5th of October -Technology: Guided sessions oriented to examine some use cases in data analytics, the latest products, and the state of art of Big Data. As well, it will be celebrated the 2nd edition of Big Data Talent Awards.
Big Data Congress opened a Call aimed for companies, start-ups, research centers and universities, consortiums (public and private) and public and private organizations that have developed innovative solutions in the area of Big Data or have incorporated successfully, some of these solutions.
It will be open up to 19 July.
For further information about the congress or the call: http://bigdatacongress.barcelona/en/
- Event date:Wednesday, 28 September, 2016Place:Campus de Montegancedo s/n, E-28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid), Spain.
“Big Data Analytics & Multi-Cloud – Extending the benefits of Big Data Analytics by using Multi-Cloud environments” will take place next September 28th in Madrid. We have designed this event to show you practical approaches on how to use the power and flexibility of Multi-Cloud solutions to improve BigData Analytics. The event will present real world experience from ATOS and British Telecom acquired in MCloudDaaS initiative to help you understand real approaches to embark on digital transformation plans based on Big Data and Cloud technologies.
MCloudDaaS technologies enable to use Big Data Analytics in Multi-Cloud scenarios, offering innovative functionalities with regards to security, scalability and fault-tolerance. Companies will experience the benefits of Big Data Analytics solutions but will also benefit from TCO reduction and agility improvements.
During the event, MCloudDaaS project will present its approach for enhancing Hadoop-based Data Analytics frameworks and offering to support Big Data Analytics Service execution over public/private infrastructures; to enable enhanced security features based on multi-cloud data access, secure sharing, encryption and visualization; and automated scalability and fault tolerance based on Data Analytics jobs execution parameters.
We will also count with the participation of local startups and SMEs who will also show their own solutions and approaches.
The event is a good opportunity for SMEs, startups and companies in the IT landscape, or IT departments from any other kind of enterprise, mainly interested in enabling technologies and innovative implementations in Big Data that want to create new solutions or services exploiting the benefits of Multi-Cloud scenarios.
The event is organized by MCloudDaaS initiative in collaboration with EIT Digital, a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organization driving Europe’s digital transformation. As a Knowledge and Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, EIT Digital is focused on entrepreneurship and is at the forefront of integrating education, research and business by bringing together students, researchers, engineers, business developers and entrepreneurs. This is done in our pan-European network of Co-Location Centres in Berlin, Eindhoven, Helsinki, London, Paris, Stockholm, Trento, as well as in Budapest and Madrid. We also have a hub in Silicon Valley.
The event will take place in Madrid, in EIT Digital Hub Spain, in the Associate Node in Madrid – IMDEA Software, in the Institute Building located in Campus de Montegancedo s/n, E-28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid), Spain. For more contact information: Phone: + 34 91 101 2202 ext. 4010. E-mail: email@example.com For directions & transport options visit: https://www.eitdigital.eu/about-us/locations/madrid-apg/visit.
If you would like to attend the event, please register before 28th of September using the following registration form http://bit.ly/29MOAgq.
- Event date:Monday, 26 September, 2016 to Thursday, 29 September, 2016Place:Johannesburg, South Africa
The Chief Analytics Officer Forum Africa is the premier event for CAOs and senior analytics professionals.
Providing top-level strategic advice and discussion the forum brings the senior analytics community together to discuss the most critical data and analytics challenges faced by their organisations and the wider industry as a whole.
Research conducted by Corinium shows that South African companies are beginning to realise the value that lies within their data but face numerous challenges to realising this value.
A recent Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) Roundtable highlighted that companies are not yet mature enough in their data & analytics journey to move to a CAO structure.
What does analytics mean to your organisation and how can you harness its power to improve and modernise process, performance and profitability?
- Yudvhir Seetharam , Head of Analytics: Business, FNB
- Annie Symington , HOD: Analytics, Multichoice
- Pieter Vorster , CAO, Absa Capital
- Eugene Liebenberg , Head: Client Analytics, MMI Holdings
- Ruschka Raidoo , Head: Strategic Initiatives, Customer Insights & Analytics, Standard Bank
- Morne van der Westhuizen , Head of Data Analytics, Zoona
View the latest agenda http://www.caoforumafrica.com/agenda
Delegate registration http://www.caoforumafrica.com/registration
For more information, contact Laurence Allen, Marketing Manager
- Event date:Monday, 26 September, 2016 to Tuesday, 27 September, 2016Place:Incheba Conference Centre in Bratislava, Slovakia
ICT Proposers' Day 2016 is organised on Monday & Tuesday the 26-27 September 2016, as part of Digital Week in Bratislava.This event falls during the Digital Week and will be followed by the Digital Assembly on 28-29 September in Slovakia.
The event will focus on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17 in the field of Information & Communication Technologies. It will offer a unique and exceptional opportunity to build quality partnerships with academics, researchers, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe.BDVA and BDVA members will have strong presence and participation at the event to support the dissemination of the Big Data Value PPP and to facilitate the engagement in this initiative of industry, academia and user organisations interested in big data and data-driven economy.Visit us at the Big Data PPP booth (booth 3.1) anytime during the eventJoin the Big Data PPP session on Monday 26 at 13hBDVA will also be represented by its Vice President Dr. Edward Curry in the session/workshop “Inside contractual Public Private Partnerships” organised by the Idealist network, on Tuesday 27th at 9h30.See you in Bratislava @ICTproposersEU @BDVA_PPP #BigData
- Event date:Thursday, 15 September, 2016Place:Swissotel Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Chief Data Officer Forum Insurance 2016 which will establish a focal point of discussion for Insurance specific CDOs, CAOs and senior data professionals to evaluate the evolving demands of big data and analytics in the Insurance space and importance of championing data/analytics evangelism at an enterprise level.
This highly interactive forum, will tackle some of the insurance’s industry’s most crucial topics including price optimisation, fraud analytics, predictive modelling, customer data management, disruptive innovation, embedding a data culture within your organisation and data quality.
It will provide you with the tools needed to empower your data and analytics initiatives to bolster your business outcomes. No matter the maturity of your organisation, the two day conference will enable you to shift the cultural mindset to a data-centric approach to problem solving
View the latest agenda http://www.chiefdataofficerinsurance.com/agenda
Delegate registration http://www.chiefdataofficerinsurance.com/registration
For more information, please contact Laurence Allen, Marketing Manager Laurence.firstname.lastname@example.org
- Event date:Wednesday, 31 August, 2016 to Friday, 2 September, 2016Place:Helsinki
MyData is an initiative to help people gain more control over their personal data. Let’s shape the future of personal data management together!
New EU General Data Protection Regulation will be relevant to every organization in the world.
People have lost trust and we need to get that trust back in order to create valuable services.
Personal Data Management creates value, even 1 trillion euros by 2020.
Come to MyData 2016 conference to find out!
The conference brings together engineers, business representatives, researchers, government officials, and civil society activists to discuss the future of personal data management.
During this event,we will present the AETERNAM Standardisation Initiative @ CEN
Full details of the initiative : https://standards.cen.eu/BP/2136045.pdf
- Event date:Wednesday, 20 July, 2016Place:Online
The webinar will focus on the key issues that businesses are facing today when using data, their associated legal challenges and the initiatives planned by the European Commission to overcome existing bottlenecks.
When: 20 July 2016 from 14:00 - 15:00 CEST (12:00 - 13:00 UTC)
• Welcome & Introduction (Katarzyna Jakimowicz, Open Evidence)
• The business viewpoint: business challenges about data ownership issues (Giorgio Micheletti, IDC)
• A lawyer’s viewpoint: legal challenges related to data ownership issues (Arthur van der Wees, Arthur’s Legal)
• The EC Free flow of data initiative (David Osimo, Open Evidence)
• Questions & Answers
• Wrap-Up and Conclusions
Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6827516784499628804
- Event date:Friday, 1 July, 2016Place:DGI-byen, Tietgensgade 65, 1704 Copenhagen V, Denmark
The European Population Neuroscience symposium is a Satellite Event of the FENS Forum 2016. The symposium is organized by the Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance (DRCMR; part of Regionhovedstaden - Capital Region of Denmark - in collaboration with CreoDK and the European Brain Council (EBC).
Date and venue: July 1st 2016, 8.30 AM-4.30 PM. DGI-byen, Tietgensgade 65, 1704 Copenhagen V, Denmark.
The symposium addresses key scientific challenges of a European Population Neuroscience Strategy. The main goal of such a strategy is to model the often subtle but decisive interplay of multidimensional factors across the life span in large European cohorts representative of general populations, thereby capturing differences in e.g. genetic makeup, age and sex distributions, social-economic and health status, and culture, in order to predict physical (i.e. body) and mental and cognitive (i.e. brain) health and illness, resilience and potential.
Central topics include (1) the relationship between genes (Genome) and exposures (Envirome; e.g. body and environment) shaping brain outcomes (Phenome; e.g. cognition, behavior and structural and functional in vivo brain measures), (2) strategies to ensure that cohorts are representative of populations, (3) mobile sensing technologies for an ecological sampling of physical and environmental variables, (4) large-scale infrastructures for integrating, sharing and exploiting huge amounts of prospective multidimensional data in a secure manner, and (5) analytical and modeling strategies and approaches to analyze and exploit complex multimodal, multidimensional and multisite prospective data.
Participation is free of charge, but registration is mandatory. Please visit our FENS forum satellite symposium webpage for the program and registration.
The organizing committee: Prof. Hartwig Siebner (DRCMR), Prof. Tomas Paus (Rotman Research Institute and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada) and Prof. Thomas Werge (Mental Health Centre Sct. Hans, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark)
- Event date:Wednesday, 29 June, 2016 to Thursday, 30 June, 2016Place:Evoluon, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
The European Data Forum (EDF) is one of the key European events for industry professionals, researchers, policy makers, and members of community initiatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities of data-driven innovation in Europe. The Forum will address all facets of data-driven innovation: infrastructure, tools, applications (including, new products and services reaching out to multilingual European audiences) as well as societal and economic impact.
This event is relevant for all stakeholders involved in the data value chain: engage with a carefully selected mix of cutting-edge innovative industrial applications of Big Data technologies, to upcoming innovation breakthroughs. Be on top of on-going policy debates and get inspired by future-looking talks. Ideas exchanged at the European Data Forum have impact on the design of future research challenges and policy decisions both at the EU and Member State level. This will drive data-driven innovation further and strengthen the European data economy as well as enhancing its positioning worldwide.
The EDF2016 conference will consist of three parallel tracks comprising: more than 40 talks by executive level leaders, an exhibition and poster presentations. More than 600 visitors are expected. This audience consists of big data professionals from industry, academia and policy makers as well as talent from the organizing universities.
EDF2016 is organized by the Data Science Center Eindhoven of the Eindhoven University of Technology in cooperation with Amsterdam Data Science and the European Commission.
EDF2016 is part of the Dutch presidency of the EU in 2016.
As of now free registration for EDF 2016 is open through https://www.aanmelder.nl/edf2016.
The current programme is available at http://2016.data-forum.eu/programme/ which will be updated regularly.
Information regarding the venue, reachability and hotels is available at http://2016.data-forum.eu/venue/ and http://2016.data-forum.eu/venue/hotels/.
More information regarding sponsoring and exhibition options is available at http://2016.data-forum.eu/sponsors/.
The call for posters is published at http://2016.data-forum.eu/calls/.
- Event date:Tuesday, 28 June, 2016 to Wednesday, 29 June, 2016Place:Communication campus - Poblenou, Barcelona
Presentation of DTIC-UPF research in the context of the Maria de Maeztu Strategic Research Program on Knowledge Extraction.
- Big Data Privacy and Security (Elisa Bertino, Purdue Univ. & CERIAS)
- Reproducibility in Computational Research (Victoria Stodden, Illinois Univ)
- Event date:Thursday, 23 June, 2016 to Friday, 24 June, 2016Place:ERTICO Office, Avenue Louise 326, 1050 Bruxelles.
In April 2016, a series of surveys were opened to all ERTICO partners in order to express interest and ideas for the different 2017 H2020 calls. The answers were collected by the ERTICO office up to mid May 2016. During this period, ERTICO programme leaders organised a series of information webinars to encourage partners engagement.
On the basis of the partners inputs, the programme leaders have identified possible approaches to the identified calls. They have interacted with the different partners who have expressed strong interest and innovative ideas. Whenever needed, the programme leaders have organised additional webinars dedicated to specific calls.
In the context of this Workshop, Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, in the person of Alfredo Favenza, will introduce the activities of the BDVA in order to create a link between ERTICO and the Big Data Value PPP in the framework of the H2020 Calls at the convergence of ITS and Big Data technologies (ICT-15, MG-8.2)
Registration Link: http://goo.gl/forms/kSjEgNsuK47O7Smu1
- Event date:Saturday, 11 June, 2016 to Sunday, 12 June, 2016Place:Sweden
The workshop iss organized by the European Tourism Research Institute, Mid-Sweden University, Sweden (https://www.miun.se/en/etour) in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten, Germany. The event is supported by the International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism (http://www.ifitt.org/ ), thus, branded as IFITTtalk@Östersund (http://www.ifitt.org/ifitttalkostersund/). The workshop goals are to:
- share experiences and expectations towards Big Data and Business Intelligence in travel and tourism and discuss ongoing research among international scholars
- discuss trends of Business Intelligence and Big Data in travel and tourism and to identify knowledge gaps and promising research topics
- reflect critical issues, such as consequences for theory development of data-driven (inductive) knowledge generation, the risk of surveillance of the civic society
- Event date:Monday, 23 May, 2016 to Tuesday, 24 May, 2016Place:Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam
The OI2 Forum will welcome innovation experts, policy-makers, people from Academia and citizens inthe vibrant city of Amsterdam, on 23rd and 24th May 2016!
The OI2 Conference will be held under the label of the Dutch EU Presidency, and it is co-organised by the European Commission DG CONNECT's Open Innovation Group (OISPG) together with Intel Labs Europe, Committee of the Regions, CGI, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, City of Amsterdam, and kindly supported by Dublin City Council.
The 2016 edition of the event is expected to gather more than 350 people around the following action oriented themes: Open Innovation 2.0 and Digital Single Market, ePlatforms, Data Driven Innovation, Urban Agenda, Future Cities, Living Labs and Business Challenges as cross-cutting themes, just to list a few, we have Power of Crowds; Experimentation and Prototyping; and Citizen Engagement in practise.
BDVA will be well represented in several workshops and speeches.
Link to the event: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/open-innovation-20-co...
- Event date:Monday, 16 May, 2016Place:Austin, Texas, USA
Big Data is about extracting valuable information from data to use it in intelligent ways such as to revolutionize decision-making in businesses, science and society.
Big Data analytics is able to handle data volume (large data sets), velocity (data arriving at high frequency), variety (heterogeneous and unstructured data) and veracity (data uncertainty) – the so called four Vs of Big Data. Research on software analytics and mining software repositories has delivered promising results mainly focusing on data volume. However, novel opportunities may arise when leveraging the remaining three Vs of Big Data. Examples include using streaming data (velocity), such as monitoring data from services and things, and combining a broad range of heterogeneous data sources (variety) to take decisions about dynamic software adaptation.
BIGDSE’16 aims to explore opportunities that Big Data technology offers to software engineering, both in research and practice (“big data for software engineering”). In addition, BIGDSE’16 will look at the software engineering challenges imposed by building Big Data software systems (“software engineering for big data”)
More info at: https://sse.uni-due.de/bigdse16/
- Event date:Monday, 16 May, 2016 to Wednesday, 18 May, 2016Place:Como, Italy
The Workshop is co-located with ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers.
The purpose of this workshop is to provide a fertile ground for collaboration between research institutions and industries and in analytics, machine learning, and high performance computing.
Topics of interest are:
- High performance data analytics
- Machine and deep learning
- Data search and representation
- Architecture and system design
- Cloud-based big data solutions
- Software infrastructures
- Submission Deadline extended: February 25, 2016
- Decision Notification: March 11, 2016
- Camera-Ready Copy: March 25, 2016
More information: http://www.computingfrontiers.org/2016/index.html