The European Big Data Value Forum 2019 (14-16 October, Helsinki) is now open to different available options to sponsor the event. Interested organizations can choose among four different sponsorship packages (Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver, sponsoring coffee breaks or customized package).
June 26-28 – Riga, Latvia
The second edition of the BDV PPP Summit will be held on June 26-28 in the Latvian National Library, the prestigious and modern landmark of Riga, Latvia. The event focuses this year on the topic "Impact empowered by Data-driven Artificial Intelligence".
In the context of the European Big Data Value Forum 2018 in Vienna, the BDVA Smart Manufacturing Industry subgroup organized a workshop to debate on “Data-driven Collaborative Intelligence in Smart Manufacturing and Robotics”.
On December 7th 2018, the European Commision presented a coordinated plan prepared with Members States to foster the development and use of AI in Europe. This plan, that delivers on the European AI Strategy adopted last April 2018, proposes joint actions in four areas: increasing investment, making more data available, fostering talent and ensuring trust.
The European Commission and the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) organised last November 7th a Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH) Working Group meeting on Big Data and AI in Brussels. This meeting focused on exploring how Digital Innovation Hubs can help boost the uptake of this technology by SMEs and contribute to the European data economy. You can find out more about the outcomes of the meeting here.
The European associations for Big Data Value (www.BDVA.eu) and HPC (www.ETP4HPC.eu) have recently published a joint paper, discussing current strengths and differences between the (software and hardware) stacks of BDC and HPC, and how the current strengths of one stack may address a shortcoming/need in the other stack.
The Big Data Value Association held its General Assembly on November 14th 2018, in Vienna, in the context of the European Big Data Value Forum event. As part of the meeting, the BDVA members were called to elect over two-thirds of the members of its Board of Directors, and to elect a President and one Vice-President.