Big Data Europe Project is pleased to announce the third and final in a scheduled series of workshops regarding supporting the SC5 domain. The aims of this workshop are to discuss the role of big data technologies in emergency response scenarios related to events of hazardous substances releases in the atmosphere, to present the 2nd use-case pilot and to introduce ongoing work towards the 3rd and final pilot.
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- Event date:Tuesday, 19 September, 2017 to Wednesday, 20 September, 2017Place:Sicco Mansholt (EC Charlemagne) Rue de la Loi 170 Brussels, 1000 BelgiumThe BDE SC5 workshop will take place on the first day of a two-day event with the title “Collective Awareness Platform on Data Needs, Citizens participation and Regulatory Challenges on Big Society Challenges with a Worldwide Exploitation of Emerging Technologies”, co-organised with JRC Ispra.The event will take place on September 19-20, 2017, in the EC premises in Brussels, Belgium and it is designed to encourage active participation by EC officials, scientists and stakeholders.Please register via Eventbrite here.Event type:
- Event date:Thursday, 14 September, 2017Place:ERTICO-ITS Europe, Blue Tower – Avenue Louise 326 Brussels, Belgium
The Big Data Europe Transport Societal Challenge (SC4) will host a workshop on 14th September. Overall, SC4 aims to contribute to smarter, safer and cleaner transport using beyond-state-of-the-art data solutions and giving rise to a European leadership for new mobility services. This workshop, in particular, will put focus on the demonstration of the Big Data Integrator Platform that has been developed by the project. The workshop will also feature a panel debate to find out from knowledgeable speakers about how big data is transforming the transport sector, and parallel sessions in the afternoon, aimed at gathering feedback from workshop participants.The objective of the workshop is to demonstrate the value of the recently launched Platform by showcasing the pilot, and to collect feedback from stakeholders requiring transport solutions on how the platform can be extended to increase its value and facilitate further applications. The workshop will also feature a panel debate discussing the transformation that big data is bringing to the transport industry and presenting some of the current EU funded projects working with transport and big data.Please register via Eventbrite here.
- Event date:Monday, 11 September, 2017 to Thursday, 14 September, 2017Place:Meervaart Theatre - Amsterdam
The annual SEMANTiCS conference is the meeting place for all stakeholders of the Semantic Web technologies. Every year this event attracts the world‘s leading Semantic Web practitioners and researchers, uniting thus research, industry and public administration. Top-of-the line presentations from around the world will enable you to delve into state-of-the-art developments with regard to the future of the Web. Besides the highly diversified event program, this year the conference will feature:
- Prestigious Keynote Speakers.
- The 3rd European Linked Data Contest.
- A broad spectrum of satellite events (e.g. DBpedia Day, Workshops, Poster Sessions).
- A unique marketplace with free access for participants and visitors.
You can find more info about the event here. As SEMANTiCS consitutes the only European industry-focused conference on semantic technologies and solutions, it presents the key opportunity to increase the visibility of your company, organisation or project among an international, high impact community and beyond. Seize this opportunity and meet data and information managers, IT-architects, project developers, software engineers and researchers from organisations ranging from NPOs, universities, public administrations and SMEs to the largest enterprises in the world. You can find more information in the Sponsorship Brochure and here. For customized offers, you can contact the sponsoring team.
- Event date:Monday, 11 September, 2017Place:The Meervaart (Room 7)
There are nowadays some irrevocable trends implying that science will open. As regards to data, this implies that sharing instead of owning will become the default. However, there are almost no incentives (but mostly rules & obligations) to make data available and sharable. Seamless facilities for researchers to share data are much needed, and credits need to be attributed when data re-used.Europe is developing a Cloud infrastructure where data can be shared and reused. In order to achieve it, data has to be made FAIR - findable, accessible, interoperable and re-usable. In addition, social data require privacy and security measures.
Big Data can make important contributions to the technical progress in key societal challenges identified by the European Union its "Horizon 2020" and thereby also on OpenScience!This workshop will focus on societal challenge 6 "Europe in changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies", with a main focus of OpenScience & (Big) Data Management by introducing the background, covering the main challenges, and seeking real examples of the potential, challenges and complexities of using big data in our societies.Furthermore the Big Data Integrator (BDI, https://www.big-data-europe.eu/platform/) Platform of the Big Data Europe Project and several demos/pilots from different societal challenges (including SC6) realised on top of it will be presented. The workshop is planned to provide space for questions and discussions with speakers and participants as well as for networking!As the event is embedded as official workshop of the SEMANTiCS2017 conference (https://www.semantics.cc) participants are able to participate also in workshops in the morning of the 11th September and/or join the Platform Linked Data Netherlands MeetUp (PLDN) that also acts as the SEMANTiCS 2017conference evening reception. Registered workshop participants receive also 15% discount on regular SEMANTiCS2017 conference tickets.
- Where are now in setting up a Europe cloud infrastructure?
- How can we implement social science data?
- How do we organise secure access and provide information and training on the big and complex data collections?
- Event date:Thursday, 7 September, 2017 to Friday, 8 September, 2017Place:Paris, France
The main theme of the conference is “Future Technologies for Knowledge Discoveries in Data". This conference aimed to expand its coverage in the areas of Big Data and Data Mining where expert talks, young researcher’s presentations will be placed in every session of the meeting will be inspired and keep up your enthusiasm. We feel our expert Organizing Committee is our major asset, however your presence over the venue will add one more feather to the crown of Data Mining 2017.
Data Mining, the extraction of hidden predictive information from large databases, is a powerful new technology with great potential to help companies focus on the most important information in their data warehouses. Data Mining 2017 is comprised of the following sessions with 25 tracks and 133 sub sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues of Big Data and Data Mining. Data mining tools predict future trends and behaviors, allowing businesses to make proactive, knowledge-driven decisions. The automated, prospective analyses offered by data mining move beyond the analyses of past events provided by retrospective tools typical of decision support systems. Data mining tools can answer business questions that traditionally were too time-consuming to resolve.
More information here: http://datamining.conferenceseries.com
- Event date:Thursday, 7 September, 2017 to Friday, 8 September, 2017Place:Barcelona
As a partner in the EXDCI project, ETP4HPC (the European HPC Technology Platform) cordially invites you to the EXDCI Final Conference, which will take place in Barcelona on Thursday the 7th and Friday the 8th of September 2017.
From global competition trends in HPC to next generation applications, including design directions for supercomputing in Europe, our conference addresses all the important topics of the fast-moving, challenging yet promising HPC environment. You will also obtain insights on key questions such as training in HPC and the challenges faced by the SMEs in this field.
The EXDCI final conference will be hosted back-to-back with the ACM Europe annual conference. Registration for the EXDCI final conference will grant you access to the key lectures of this major event, such as the Turing Lecture and the Cybersecurity panel. Further details on the program and the event’s logistics can be found on our website: https://exdci.eu/events/acm-europe-conference-exdci-final-event-2017
- Event date:Wednesday, 6 September, 2017Place:Brussels, Belgium
On the 6th of September the BDVA Activity Group Meeting was held in Brussels. The meeting aims at discussing the outcomes and the exchange of ideas on various relevant topics such as BDVA i-Spaces/IDP/PDP, Data Ownership, Big Data BDVA Reference Model, Big Data – HPC, Smart Manufacturing Industries and SMEs. The focus of many of the activities is on providing input to the Big Data Value Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) update to v4.0.Event type:
- Event date:Wednesday, 28 June, 2017 to Friday, 30 June, 2017Place:Poznań, Poland
20th International Conference on Business Information Systems
Conference theme for 2017: Big Data Analytics for Business and Public Administration
The increasing interest in Big Data resulted in the transformation of science, medicine, healthcare, engineering, business, finance, administration and even society. Big Data Analytics helps organisations process their data in order to identify new opportunities. The results might make the business smarter by enabling faster and better decision making, more efficient operations and higher profits, and also lead to more satisfied customers by gauging their needs.
Big Data Analytics helps to understand and enhance enterprises by linking many fields of information technology and business. Moreover, governments are using Big Data Analytics to gain new insights to change the accepted notions of public service, improve quality of life and set new patient-centric standards for healthcare. Thus, BIS 2017 conference will continue the discussion about Big and Smart Data started on the previous editions. We invite researchers and business practitioners to publish the latest results in Big Data Analytics research. Our goal is to inspire you to think outside the box by sharing theoretical and practical knowledge of ongoing Big Data solutions and technologies.
The BIS conference is a well-respected event joining international researchers to discuss the wide range of the development, implementation, application and improvement of business applications and systems. It is addressed to the scientific community, people involved in the development of business computer applications,consultants helping to properly implement computer technology and applications in the industry.
- Event date:Monday, 26 June, 2017 to Tuesday, 27 June, 2017Place:Berlin, Germany
The growing role of Social Media and OSINT sources within intelligence exploitation, the optimisation of support for targeting, the future of Big Data architecture and how can predictive analytics can make a substantial contribution towards the optimisation of defence procurement processes are all issues that will be addressed at the next Global Big Data Defence Summit in June 2017 in Berlin.
Along four different streams: collection, analysis, dissemination and exploitation; key decision-makers and experts representing a number of Ministries of Defence and collective defence institutions such as NATO, will analyse the role of Big Data at the time of tackling the current overload of information that is affecting military operations.
More info here: www.bigdatadefencesummit.com
- Event date:Tuesday, 20 June, 2017 to Thursday, 22 June, 2017Place:Brussels
BDVA activity group meeting. 20th edition. Focus on SRIA4.0 update. BDVA members can found details on the BDVA intranet
June 20th: Pre-workshops
June 21st: General Assembly and workshops
June 22nd: WorkshopsEvent type:
- Event date:Monday, 19 June, 2017 to Tuesday, 20 June, 2017Place:Galway, Ireland
The new biennial conference series on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK) aims at bringing together researchers from across disciplines concerned with the acquisition, curation and use of language data in the context of data science and knowledge-based applications. With the advent of the Web and digital technologies, an ever increasing amount of language data is now available across application areas and industry sectors, including social media, digital archives, company records, etc. The efficient and meaningful exploitation of this data in scientific and commercial innovation is at the core of data science research, employing NLP and machine learning methods as well as semantic technologies based on knowledge graphs.
See more information here: http://ldk2017.org
- Event date:Monday, 19 June, 2017 to Tuesday, 20 June, 2017Place:Athens, Greece
Forum organized by the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) as part of the 5th Annual International Conference on Industrial, Systems and Design Engineering. You are welcome to submit a proposal for a presentation by email to email@example.com before 20 February 2017. The registration fee is 540 euro and includes accommodation during the days of the conference, participation to all sessions of the conference, breakfasts, two lunches and all taxes. The language of the conference is English for both presentations and discussions. Abstracts should be 200-300 words in length and it should include names and contact details of all authors. All abstracts are blind reviewed according to ATINER’s standards and policies. Acceptance decisions are sent within four weeks following submission. Papers should be submitted one month before the conference only if the paper is to be considered for publication at ATINER’s series. Please, check www.atiner.gr/inddat for further information.
- Event date:Monday, 19 June, 2017 to Tuesday, 20 June, 2017Place:Minneapolis (USA)
The “Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy – 5G Networks, Big Data, Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems for a Smart Society” will be held in Minneapolis, June 19-20, 2017. The event is organized by the PICASSO project and hosted by the Technological Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota. Symposium sponsors include the U.S. National Science Foundation, the European Commission, IEEE Control Systems Society, and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.
The event will comprise a combination of keynote lectures and plenary and parallel sessions, animated by a wide range of high-level technical and policy experts from the EU and US. The speakers and panelists include leaders from industry, academia, government agencies (including NSF, NIST, and the European Commission) and leading national and international private-public initiatives. By participating in the symposium you can expect to gain insight into the latest developments and trends in key information and communication technologies (ICT), as well as customer needs in smart-society sectors, ICT policy issues, and EU-US collaboration and funding opportunities.
Some travel grants for US graduate students thanks to NSF are still available. More information here
- Event date:Thursday, 15 June, 2017 to Friday, 16 June, 2017Place:Valleta, Malta
The Digital Assembly 2017 will take place on 15 and 16 June in Valletta, Malta. It is an event co-organised by the European Commission and the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Further details: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/digital-assembly-2017-vall...
- Event date:Monday, 12 June, 2017 to Friday, 16 June, 2017Place:Essen, Germany
Public and private organizations are entering into the digital world where real time data is available about their operations and operating environments, third-party services offered to increase their performance, and changes in the demands of their customers. Such abundance of data offers new opportunities but also raises new challenges for information systems. The systems have to exploit these data to help (networked-) organizations to decide and conduct appropriate business transformations that are necessary to guarantee their survival in an ever changing world.
The digitalization of the world, the availability of data in real-time and the increasing connections of things, IT-systems, and organizations have significantly increased the role of information systems in the organizations during the last decades. Historically, enabled by databases and file systems technologies supporting data storage and retrieval facilities, information systems have proven instrumental in supporting management issues associated with the optimization and partial automation of processes and document flows in more efficient organizations.
With the internet and web technologies, enhancing the quality of the information, information systems are increasingly regarded as a centre of profit rather than a centre of costs. The transformation of data into information intensive services creating new customer/client value has led organizations to reshape their business value proposition. Architecture of information systems has evolved to enable increasingly interconnected service systems.
More information here: http://caise2017.paluno.de/welcome/
- Event date:Thursday, 8 June, 2017
With this workshop, the Commission intends to discuss the current state of data-sharing in B2B contexts. Representatives of companies already engaging in data-sharing with a wider ecosystem of partners and making data available, e.g. through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) or within Industrial Data Spaces, will share their experiences in this workshop. Specific challenges of data sharing through APIs will be deepened.
- Event date:Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 to Wednesday, 7 June, 2017Place:European Parliament, Brussels
The Next Generation Internet Summit will be held on June 6th and 7th 2017 in Brussels at the European Parliament.
The Next Generation Internet Summit intends to support the European Commission to build a strategy together with leading policy makers, renewed innovators, researchers and citizens to foster the development of the internet, as a powerful, open, data-driven, user-centric, interoperable platform ecosystem, for the benefit of citizens and companies.
Further information and registration: http://www.ngi-summit.org/
- Event date:Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 to Friday, 9 June, 2017Place:Geneva
The 7th edition of the international IoT Week will be held from June 6 to 9 2017 in Geneva. with over 200 sessions and activities to access the latest developments in the Internet of Things (IoT) domain: emerging technologies, security and privacy, sustainable development, industry and market evolution.
BDVA and BDV cPPP contributes with speakers in several sessions in particular addressing challenges of the Big Data - IoT integration
- Event date:Tuesday, 6 June, 2017Place:Bruxelles
Organised by the European Commission, this workshop represents an opportunity for data intensive industry sectors to have their say and provide their input on the challenges they face when trying to access and re-use data. This workshop is held in the framework of the structured dialogue, and aims, in particular, at discussing the following:
- Preliminary findings, including on access and re-use of data, of the study "Impact Assessment support study on emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re)usability and access to data, and liability";
- Examples of data use in different sectors;
- Access to data in the business to business context ;
- If and how data is shared within the same value chain;
- Obstacles to data access and re-use, including legal and contractual barriers
- Are data access issues sector-specific or are there commonalities across different sectors.