EBDVF 2017: Future directions to Data-Driven Innovation and Artificial Intelligence

The European Big Data Value Forum 2017, with the scope "Trusted AI in Smart Industry", ended in Versailles with the participation of over 800 participants on average per day (1200 registrations for 3 days).
Challenges and future directions in data-driven & artificial intelligence research and innovation have been discussed and analysed among key players and stakeholders of the Big Data Value Ecosystem. Key technological and societal aspects of trust and transparency for human-centred data-driven innovation were addressed.

BDVA Activity Group Meeting, Brussels, 31st Jan - 1st Feb.

On the 1st of February, BDVA Members will meet in Brussels for the 24th Activity Group Meeting. Some Task Forces/Subgroups sessions will take place on January 31st in the afternoon. 

All BDVA Members are invited to join the discussion and presenting their expression of interest in pitching. 
Additional information concerning the topics of discussion and the agenda can be found in the intranet (access available just for BDVA Members).

Join the BDE SC4 final hangout: 'The Way Forward for Big Data in Transport' – Webinar, 2nd February 2018

The BigDataEurope (BDE) project came to a close at the end of 2017 with a number of technical results to show after three years of development and pilot testing. A key outcome of the project was the Big Data Integrator Platform(BDI), which provides an integrated stack of tools that allow large-scale data resources to be processed, analysed and published without the need for native installations of additional tools for data processing at scale.
During the course of the project, BDE’s Thessaloniki-based transport pilot, which represents the EU’s fourth societal challenge (SC4), carried out important development and testing of the BDI Platform. 

BDVA and PPP projects participate in the RDA EU Data Innovation Forum

Representatives from the BDVA and BigDataOcean and DataBio PPP projects have confirmed their participation in the Research Data Alliance (RDA) EU Data Innovation Forum, to be held in Brussels next 30 of January 2018, and where they will share their results and examples of challenges to be met, in the overall context of the European Data Economy and data-driven innovation in Europe, and mapped to ongoing activities or future challenges to be addressed by the RDA.

BDVA and Big Data Analytics Europe media partners

BDVA and Big Data Analytics (BDA) Europe conference have become media partners for mutual promotion of their respective activities. The conference, organized by Whitehall Media, will take place next 8th of March in Amsterdam, and will bring together hundreds of leading innovators, thought-leaders and executive professionals, who will discuss and impart insights on how to integrate, understand, manage and govern Big Data. This practical business forum will provide bold vision from leading data evangelists to help delegates gain fresh insights and momentum to galvanise and leverage their data for competitive advantage.

Masters of Digital 2018

“Masters of Digital 2018” will take place in Brussels on the 20th of February 2018. It is the annual flagship event of DIGITALEUROPE, the leading trade association which represents the digital technology industry in Brussels and across Europe since 1999.