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The Big Data Value Association celebrated its 12th General Assembly on November 23rd in Versailles during the European Big Data Value Forum 2017. Among other important topics, the BDVA members were called to elect some of the members of its Board of Directors, and to re-elect one of the Vice Presidents.
On Thursday, 30th November, Dr. Georgina Nugent Folan will present the paper "Data, Metadata, Narrative. Barriers to the Reuse of Cultural Sources" at the Metadata and Semantics Research Conference, Tallinn, Estonia (http://www.mtsr-conf.org/). MTSR is an annual international inter-disciplinary conference which brings together academics, researchers and practitioners in the specialized fields of metadata, ontologies and semantics research.
The BDVA General Assembly held in Versailles during the European Big Data Value Forum on November 23rd officially admitted 12 new members:
- 5 Full members (1 Large Enterprise, 2 SME, 2 Research/Academia)
- 7 Associate members (1 Large Enterprise, 4 SME, 1 Research/Academia, 1 Association)
- In total 2 Large Enterprises, 6 SMEs, 3 Research/Academia, 1 Association
- Members from 8 different countries: France (2), Germany (1), Italy (2), Spain (2), Switzerland (1), UK (1), NL (2), Greece (1)
BDVA officially welcomes to the Association the following members:
For the second consecutive year, the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) has granted a label for European Innovation Spaces (i-Spaces) to help drive forward Big Data adoption across all domains within European Industry.
The European Network of National Big Data Centers of Excellence has launched their webpage: www.big-data-network.eu. The objective of this network is to collect best practices and key achievements of each center, define big challenges, meet on regular basis, and align with other European initiatives, with the ultimate goal of defining the data-driven future of Europe.