After the success of previous two editions in Sofia in 2018 and in Riga in 2019, the Big Data Value PPP will organize a new Big Data Value PPP Summit in 2020. This time, the chosen place is the beautiful city of Porto (Portugal). With PortoDigital as local organizer, the Big Data Value PPP Summit 2020 will be held from 13 to 15 of May 2020. Information about the programme and organized activities will be published soon. Stay tuned!!
BDVA TF6.SG4 in collaboration with the BDVe project has released a position paper called "Data Protection in the era of Artificial Intelligence: Trends existing solutions and recommendations for privacy-preserving technologies".
The paper summarises recent trends in the development of tools and technologies that facilitate secure and trustworthy data analytics and it provides recommendations based on the insights and outcomes of the projects of the BDV cPPP and from the task forces of BDVA, combined with insights from recent debates and the literature. Access the paper here.
BDVA, the Big Data Value Association and euRobotics, the European Robotics Association, publish today, September 18th 2019, an updated version of the Strategic Research, Innovation and Deployment Agenda (SRIDA) for a European AI, Data and Robotics PPP.
The second consultation release incorporates a new chapter focused on collaborations with multiple stakeholders and in particular on the so called Horizontal Collaborations. It also incorporates important aspects of the collaboration with the AI Research Communities, EU funded projects and initiativesand EC policies.
With the increasing number of platforms, grids and infrastructures in the wider area of Language Technologies (LT), NLP, NLU, speech (including conversational agents), interaction and language-centric AI, there is also a growing need for sharing experiences, approaches and best practices to learn and benefit from the work of others and also, practically, to start a collaboration towards platform interoperability. The first International Workshop on Language Technology Platforms (IWLTP 2020) will take place on 16 May 2020 in Marseille, France, co-located with LREC 2020. Deadline for Submissions to the call for papers is 21 February 2020.
On December 16th 2019 the Board of Directors of BDVA approved the creation of a new Subgroup under TF7.Applications focused on AI and Big Data in the Financial Sector. The new subgrop is lead by GFT Italy, BDVA Full member and coordinator of the INFINITECH project (the BDV PPP flagship project focused on the financial sector).
On December 11th and 12nd 2019 BDVA organised its 35th Activity Group meeting with members in Brussels. Over 40 people joined the last BDVA Activity Group of the year 2019 with 4 specific sessions/workshosp organised around the toipcs of Big Data and AI for Smart Government/Cities, Data Science Skills, European Data Sharing Spaces and Data Governance. Additionally members were invited to pitch about their interests and capabilities, there was a presentation of a new subgroup in Finance under TF7 applications promoted by GFT and the BDV PPP Infinitech project, and we learnt about how the community of BDV i-Spaces is growing and much more!!
One of the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in force since 2018, is to make it significantly easier for citizens to have any of their personal data, transferred across service providers. The "Data Portability and Services Incubator" (DAPSI) project will foster advanced research in the Data Portability field.
To collect the most pressing research questions and challenges related to the topic of Data Portability, we prepared the following survey. We would like to ask you to contribute with your background and expertise by kindly setting aside 5 minutes of your time to complete this survey.
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On November 27th 2019, the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) and the Networked European Software and Services Initiative (NESSI) have signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) in Brussels. This MoC expresses the intention of BDVA and NESSI to strengthen collaboration in the areas of Technology roadmap development