The European Commission has released today, February 19th 2020, its "ideas and actions for a digital transformation that works for all" and presented the European Data Strategy and the whitepaper on AI. Both AI and Data are at the core of the Big Data Value Community, and BDVA welcomes the strategic focus of the EC on both areas as key elements of Europe's Digital future.
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.
CITIC (University of Coruña), BDVA Full Member, organises the workshop "Trustworthy AI: challenges in Financial Technology (TrustFinTechAI)" as part of the 24th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) that this year will take place on june at Santiago de Compostela. The Call for papers is open with a submission deadline of March 15.
On February 26th and 27th 2020 BDVA organises its 36th Activity Group with members in Brussels. Several workshops and sessions will be organised to give progress to the development of the AI, Data and Robotics Partnership strategic agenda and roadmap, and other related key activities such as data sharing, data platforms, data governance, and the impact of Big Data and AI in different verticals. The workshops will be complemented with pitching sessions, brokering and networking opportunities.
The BDVA has participated in the workshop “Policies to Support Open Data Marketplaces”, organized by the Create-IoT project (CSA of AIOTI, Alliance of IoT Innovation) in Den Haag (29/01/2020) to explore opportunities and discuss about the last European initiatives on Data Sharing in IoT ecosystems and Data Supported Services concepts and best practices.
On January 28th 2020 the European Commission (DG DEFIS) organised the "Copernicus and Artificial Intelligence” workshop focused on EU programmes, as well as the challenges and opportunities of connecting Copernicus, its data assets and stakeholders to the digital world. BDVA was represented in this workshop by its Secretary General, Ms. Ana García Robles, who presented the upcoming AI, Data and Robotics Parnership