On the 16th October 2019, the BDVA General Assembly officially welcomed 10 new members, among which there are 5 Full Members (AVL List GMbH, BluSpecs, IKERLAN, MicroSoft and TEKNIKER) and 5 Associate Members (Adquiver Media, ILVO, Inspur Germany, Sunlight.io Limited and University of Helsinky)
With the thematic topic “Artificial Intelligence and Digital Innovation Hubs - beyond 2020" the 3rd edition of the DEI Stakeholder Forum will take place in Madrid form the 13th to the 15th of November 2019. BDVA and BDVA members will be represented in several panels. Additionally the BDVA Smart Manufacturing Industry subgroup organises a side event to the Forum focused on "Industrial Data Sharing Spaces for Autonomous Factories in 2025: Opportunities and challenges".
In the context of the DEI Stakeholder Forum 2019 (Madrid, November 13-15) BDVA organises a side event with the theme "Industrial Data Sharing Spaces for Autonomous Factories in 2025: Opportunities and challenges". This workshop will take place on Friday November 15th at 10:00 am.
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.
The Artificial Intelligence and Automotive Industry conference that was held on 18th October was organised by Pannon Business Network Association - AmLab Digital Innovation Hub (PBN) within the Automotive Hungary exhibition. The event attracted a full house with some 200 registered delegates traveling from around Hungary and abroad to attend. Pannon Business Network Association - AmLab Digital Innovation Hub (PBN) is a FULL member of BDVA.
The "Digitalization of Knowledge and Industrial Technologies - Towards Horizon Europe" event, organized by the University of Bologna, is a unique opportunity aimed to present a mutli-discliplinary perspective to one of the most important topic that will shape our future. Within an agenda divided in three round tables, VISION, IMPLEMENTATION and FUTURE SOCIETIES, nine international speakers will debate involving the public about the philosophical nature of our knowledge and the ways to express and exploit it through digital sciences to improve industrial technologies.
The European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF) is the annual central event of the European Big Data and AI communities. This year it will take place on October 14-16 in Helsinki (see http://ebdvf.eu ). EBDVF 19 is organized by the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) in collaboration with the European Commission and VTT as the local organizer. The event is an official side event of the Finnish EU presidency.
Highly distinguished speakers will give their views on the transformative power of AI and Big Data. As an example, in a high-level panel, industrial and research top leaders will discuss the topic ”Does Europe have a Future in AI? “
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.
BDVA and the Big Data Value PPP will be present with its own booth in the ICT Proposers Day 2019. The event, organised by the European Commision in Helsinki from 19 to 20 September, will provide an excellent opportunity to present and discuss the main policy drivers of the digital transformation of European industry and society and how the EU research and innovation agenda can best contribute to these objectives.
On October 2nd 2019 BDVA organises its 34th Activity Group with members in Brussels. Next to the Activty group meeting the Technical committee of the PPP will take place. During the day there will be workshop giving progress on the AI-PPP SRIDA among other topics. The sessions will be complemented with several pitching sessions, brokering and networking opportunities.