After the greatsuccess of the first edition of the BDV PPP Meetup last year in Sofia (Bulgaria), the Big Data Value PPP is happy to announce the celebration of a new edition of this event in Riga (Latvia), from 26 to 28 June.
BDVA opens now and until the end of March 2019 a call to receive expressions of interests of individuals interested in being part of the labelling committee of the BDVA i-Spaces 2019
BDVA organises its 31st Activity Group meeting with members on February 27th in Brussels. BDVA members, BDV PPP projects and European Commission representatives will join forces to progress on important aspects such as European positioning on Big Data and AI Global Standards, Implementation of Big Data PPP technical priorities, Next Generation data platforms/Data spaces, AI and other relevant topics.
On January 23rd 2019 BDVA organised its 30th Activity Group meeting, which gathered more than 60 participants in Brussels. Topics discussed included Next Generation Data Platforms, Data4AI, Data Spaces, AI, Big Data/AI for Manufacturing, Telecom and Media, and Big Data Innovation Hubs.
Contribute to the position paper of BDVA on Algorithmic Transparency by completing our survey open until February 20th.
The Big Data Value Association, with the support of the BDVe project, has organized the first workshop on “Software Architecture Challenges in Big Data”, as part of the European Conference of Software Architecture, held on 24-28 September 2018 at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain. The objective of this workshop was to explore the challenges that Big Data and other related technologies such as IoT, cloud computing, HPC and Artificial Intelligence pose to current and future software architectures.
On Tuesday Dec 18th the European Commission released the draft of the Ethics guidelines for Trustworthy AI for the development and use of artificial intelligence produced by the High Level Expert Group on AI (HLEG on AI).
On November 12th 2018 and in the context of the European Big Data Value Forum 2018 the Big Data Value Association released and adopted a position paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI Position Paper) called Data-driven Artificial Intelligence for European Economic Competetiveness and Societal Progress. Find the full paper here.
At the ICT conference in Vienna on 6 December 2018, the Big Data Value Association and the European Technology Platform for High Performace Computing (ETP4HPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. This MoU expresses the intention of ETP4HPC and BDVA to strengthen collaboration in the areas of Technology roadmap interaction, development of HPC usage for extreme data exploitation, and the democratisation of HPC for data intensive applications.
ETP4HPC and BDVA are interested in helping the ETP4HPC Partners and BDVA members to realise the benefits expected from the BDV PPP, HPC cPPP, and now EuroHPC JU programmes and to more efficiently exploit its results.