European Big Data Value Forum 2019 is approaching fast (14-16 October, Helsinki), and the organization is working hard to present the best possible program: Roberto Viola (Director General, DG Connect) and Dr. Carl-Christian Buhr (Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner M. Gabriel) from the European Commission, Risto Siilasmaa (Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nokia), and Norbert Gaus (Executive Vice-President of Siemens) are among the already confirmed speakers, but the program is in continuous update. Do not miss the last updates by checking it regularly and get your ticket now!
The project INFINITECH has received EUR 16 million from the EU programme Horizon 2020 to establish a reference architecture that will support organisations from the financial and insurance sector in their innovation process driven by Big Data, AI and IoT. With a strong impact on the European digital financial ecosystem, the partners will involve stakeholders from all 28 EU countries, making INFINITECH a synonym for Big Data/AI's disruptive innovation. GFT Italy, a subsidiary of GFT Technologies SE and BDVA members, is the coordinator of INFINITECH.
The Big Policy Canvas project proposes a roadmap to define research and innovation directions for the public sector to tackle societal challenges through new data-driven policy making approaches. The first version is available and you can contribute by providing your comments at: https://roadmap.bigpolicycanvas.eu/
The European Commission has opened a consultation on the orientation of the first two years of its proposed seven-year Digital Europe programme. The inputs received will help the Commission to shape the work programmes and calls for proposals for the programme’s first two years (2021-2022). The consultation will close on 25 October. Link to the EC page and consultation here.
The European Big Data Value Forum, that will take place from 14 to 16 of October in Helsinki (Finland), is the flagship event of the European Big Data community. This year's edition around the theme “Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Transforming Business and Society”, is jointly organized by the Big Data Value Association, the European Commission and VTT.
You can contribute now to the white paper on "Artificial Intelligence in the health sector" that BDVA is elaborating, by providing your feedback in this survey.
The aim of the questionnaire is to identify the biggest opportunities, expected impact and value, necessary enablers and challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare.
One more year, the European Big Data community has gathered during three days at the Big Data Value PPP Summit, an event organized by the BDVA and BDVe project, together with the European Commission, and with the threefold objective of giving visibility to the carried out activities of the PPP, attracting new actors to the ecosystem, and strengthening links and collaborations.
The edition of this year has been held in Riga from 24th to 26th of June, in the amazing building of the Latvian National Library, and has counted with the valuable collaboration of Tilde as local organizer.