On the 14th of November 2018, the BDVA General Assembly officially welcomed 16 new members, among which there are 8 Full Members and 8 Associate Members. 5 members are Industry-SMEs. New members come from 11 different countries: Austria, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, UK.
The labelled i-Spaces of 2018 have been announced at the European Big Data Value Forum 2018 in Vienna. BDVA congratulates all the labelled i-Spaces, and looks forward a fruitful collaboration to keep developing an European data and AI based innovation ecosystem.
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 8th November ITAINNOVA organizes in Zaragoza (Spain) an event focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Public Administration. The usage and application of Big Data and AI applications in public administration have plenty of possibilities.
New webinar of BDVe series (http://www.big-data-value.eu/resources/webinar/): The Human Factor in Big Data (November 6th), with QROWD project. Discover examples of how to add human in the loop in the domains of Smart Cities and Smart Transportation. Register now at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3850435138871202573
The European Commission, in collaboration with the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) and the Big Data Value PPP, organises a Digital Innovation Hubs Working Group meeting on Big Data and AI on November 7th 2018 in Brussels. This meeting of the DIH Working Group will focus in particular on the Big Data sector, exploring how Digital Innovation Hubs can help boost the uptake of this technology by SMEs and contribute to the European data economy.www.big-data-value.eu
The Big Data Value Association will have a relevant presence in the "Big Data Value PPP Village", a unique exhibition space at the European Big Data Value Forum 2018, where you will find presentations, demos, marketing materials and information about the BDVA and the more than 30 projects involved in the implementation of the BDV PPP
How to Value Your Data: Exploring Data Monetisation Practices in Europe. Leveraging the results of two recent studies: European Data Market Study on the Data Economy and the study on B2B Data Sharing in Europe, this webinar (30/10/2018, 14:00-15:00 CET) will explore how data monetisation unfolds in practice and how the reality is shaping behind the hype. Register here.
The SPIRE PPP organised 2 workshops in Brussels focused on exploring paths for the digital transformation of the process industries and to valide its vision 2050 for those industries. The Big Data Value PPP, represented by BDVA, was invited to participate in panels in both days. Data, Artificial Intelligence, data-driven transformation, and new data-driven bussiness models were are the center of the discussion.