Big Data Excellence in UK and Germany

01.03.2017, Smart Data Forum
6 Salzufer (Entrance Otto-Dibelius-Str.), 10587 Berlin

Come and join us to hear from some of Germany and UK’s leading big data scientists. Find out more about the UK’s big data landscape and the Berlin Big Data Centre project, with sessions on data analytics, machine learning and E-health.

To round the day off we will have a discussion about how the UK and Germany are building up national networks for interdisciplinary collaboration and how researchers are collaborating with government and industry in practice.


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09:30 – 09:45   Arrival and Coffee

09:45 – 10:00   Short Welcome
(BBDC/ UK Science & Innovation Network)

10:00 – 11:30   Presentation of UK Landscape and BBDC
Sofia Olhede (UCL Big Data Institute); Volker Markl (BBDC)

11:30 – 12:00   BBDC Success Stories / Data Streaming and Programmability
Alexander Alexandrov (TU Berlin); Tilmann Rabl (BBDC)

12:00 – 13:00   E-Health
Tim Conrad (FU Berlin/ BBDC); Harry Hemingway, (UCL/ Farr Institute London)

13:00 – 14:00   Lunch

14:00 – 15:00   Big Data Management
Ziawasch Abedjan (TU Berlin/ BBDC); Peter Pietzuch (Imperial College London)

15:00 – 16:00   Machine Learning
Klaus-Robert Müller (TU Berlin/ BBDC); Patrick Wolfe (UCL Big Data Institute)

16:00 – 16:30   Coffee

16:30 – 16.45   Using Data for Policy in the UK
Sian Thomas (Food Standards Agency UK)

16:45 – 18:00   Open Discussion and Q&A
Panel: Sofia Olhede, Patrick Wolfe, Sian Thomas, Volker Markl

18:00 – 20:00   Demos, Drinks and Networking