News

Register for the EDSA Machine Learning Bootcamp for Data Scientists [16-17 AUGUST 2017]

The European Data Science Academy (EDSA) is excited to announce a series of Summer Bootcamps across Europe.

During the EDSA Machine Learning Bootcamp for Data Scientists, participants will start on their machine learning journey by acquiring hands-on experience with machine learning models, methods, and algorithms, so that they will be able to tackle real-world machine learning challenges. Topics covered will include machine learning theory, types of learning, techniques, models and methods. The labs are developed to practically learn how to use the R programming language and packages for applying the main concepts and techniques of Machine Learning.

BDVA will participate in the Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy

BDVA will be represented on June 19-20 in the “Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy – 5G Networks, Big Data, Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems for a Smart Society”. Nikos Sarris (ATC, BDVA member) will chair the Expert Group on Big Data and Andreas Metzger (Paluno, BDVA Deputy Secretary General) will present BDVA and discuss opportunities for collaboration across EU and US. Representatives from all the US Big Data Innovation Hubs, as well as from NSF and NIST will be part of these discussions.

European Big Data Value Forum, 21-23 Nov 2017




The European Big Data Value Forum 2017, jointly organised by the Big Data Value Association and the European Commission, will be held in Versailles, France (Palais des Congrès) from 21st to 23rd November 2017 . Keynotes and presentations will range from cutting-edge industrial applications of Big Data technologies, innovative business cases of the data economy, inspiring future visions, and insights on EU policy-making and R&D&I funding in this area. The program of the event, venue and the sponsorship opportunities can be found at the event website: http://www.european-big-data-value-forum.eu

i-KNOW 2017: Call for workshops

This year's i-KNOW takes place from October 11-12, 2017 (Save the date!)

i-KNOW 2017 has announced its Call for Workshops where they invite the scientific community to organise workshops dedicated to a specific topic connected to the data-driven future, such as Industry 4.0 and Professional learning 4.0, Computational Life Sciences and Open Science, Data-driven Education and Learning Analytics, and Digital Humanities and Computational Social Sciences.

BDVA Position to EC Communication "Building a European Data Economy"

Building a European data economy is part of the Digital Single Market strategy. Last January the European Commission adopted a Communication on "Building a European Data Economy" last January 2017 and launched a public consultation. In response to this Communication BDVA has delivered a position paper a part of the work carried out by BDVA Task Force 5 (Policy and Societal) in collaboration with BDVA Task Force 6 (Technical priorities), and in particular with TF6-SG6 (Standardisation) and contributions from the whole BDVA Community.

BDE & BDVA: Towards a common vision, Webinar, 27.04 @15:00 CEST

Join this BDE Webinar about the Common Vision shared by BigDataEurope and the Big Data Value Association. The Webinar will uncover unique insights with regard to maximising Big Data Value and boosting big data innovation in Europe.

The agenda includes an introduction to the European Commission’s Perspective, a showcase of the BDVA mission and technical priorities, an elaboration of the BDE actions and technical contributions, and announcements of upcoming activities and synergies.

Online public consultation on "Building the European Data Economy" Deadline April 26!

Last days to reply to the online public consultation on "Building the European Data Economy" launched by the European Commission on January. Deadline: April 26.
Make your voice heard in digital data topics of high relevance to the European economy, digital transformation, economic growth, competitiveness, and society as a whole.

Find all the details of the communication and public consultation in the European Commission site: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/building-european-data-eco...

NSF Call for Proposals "Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes)"

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 17-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

Full Proposal Deadline Date: September 18, 2017

More info: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505264

Digital Day

The Digital Day, the digital part of the official celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. takes place on Thursday, 23 March 2017 in Rome.
The Digital Day will explore the exponentially increasing role of what digital means for Europeans. The event will reinforce cooperation between public and private stakeholders in the field to improve the daily lives of Europeans and strengthen our economy. It will focus on how the European Union can make the most of digital innovations across society and the economy.

Pages