Past Events

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Past Events

Advanced School on Data Science for Big Data EAIA2018

Start:
2018/07/02
End:
2018/07/05
Location:
Porto, Portugal
Link:
Advanced School on Data Science for Big Data EAIA2018
Description:

Data Science and Big Data are not only hot topics but also essencial to current society. Economy, health, agriculture, energy, media, education, industry, mobility, leasure and all other human activities rely more and more on the advanced processing of large quantities of data. This proposal is based on our large experience as lecturers and as organizers of previous Summer Schools such as "Summer School On Data Sciences For Big Data - Resource Aware Data Mining" in Porto, associated to ECML PKDD 2015

Resonances Summer School "Big Data"

Start:
2018/06/25
End:
2018/06/29
Location:
Ispra, Italy
Link:
Resonances Summer School "Big Data"
Description:

SciArt is a project joining art and science to support EU policy making. The flagship initiative of the SciArt project is the "Resonances" festival. The 2019 Resonances III theme is "big data". With SciArt, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) brings together artists, scientists and policymakers. At the Resonances festivals artists and scientist collaborate to exhibit artistic installations. The JRC will organise a Resonances summer school for artists and JRC scientists in Ispra, Italy, on 25 - 29 June 2018. This summer school lays the foundation for the 2019 Resonances III 'big data' festival.

PSE Workshop on “Big Data and Migration”

Start:
2018/06/15
End:
2018/06/15
Location:
Paris School of Economics
Link:
Migration Seminars @PSE
Description:

The workshop "Big Data and Migration" will be held in Paris on June 15th 2018, at the Paris School of Economics. The workshop will focus on the usage of various data sources to monitor and predict human migration, with talks and discussions by researchers at SoBigData, Sorbonne University of Paris, City University of London and Universitè Clermont Auvergne.

International Conference: Workers and firms in the platform economy

Start:
2018/06/14
End:
2018/06/15
Location:
Rome, Italy
Link:
International Conference: Workers and firms in the platform economy
Description:

The international conference ‘Workers and firms in the platform economy. Open issues, empirical evidence and policy challenges’ gathers together scholars and experts to promote a high-level discussion on the socio-economic impact of digitalization, with a specific focus on digital platforms. Given the complexity characterizing the issue at stake, the conference will have an interdisciplinary approach investigating the developments of the digital economy integrating various disciplinary perspectives, including the ones from sociology, economics, law and industrial relations.

11th GATE Training Course: Large Scale Text and Social Media Analytics with GATE

Start:
2018/06/11
End:
2018/06/15
Location:
Main Campus of the University of Sheffield
Link:
11th GATE Training Course: Large Scale Text and Social Media Analytics with GATE
Description:

The focus will be on mining text and social media content with GATE. Many of the hands on exercises will be focused on analysing news articles, tweets, and other textual content.

The planned schedule is as follows (NOTE: may still be subject to minor timetabling changes).

Single track from Monday to Thursday (9am - 5pm):

ETH Crypto Datathon 2018 - 3rd SoBigData Datathon

Start:
2018/06/04
End:
2018/06/09
Location:
Room HG D 5.2, ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, Zürich, Switzerland
Link:
ETH Crypto Datathon 2018
Description:

Sensing Web Social Signals for Cryptocurrencies

Data Science & Computational Social Science

SoBigData @ La Sapienza

Start:
2018/05/30
End:
2018/05/31
Location:
Rome, Italy
Description:

The SoBigData Research Infrastructure meets La Sapienza. A team of ISTI CNR researchers composed by Fosca Giannotti, Francesca Pratesi, Luca Pappalardo, Roberto Trasarti and Guido Caldarelli from IMT Lucca have met the researchrs from La Sapienza in order to better know each other and to understand possible common fields of interest. 

The next level of mobility: automation, multimodal Services and the role of data

Start:
2018/05/28
End:
2018/05/28
Location:
Dortmund, Germany
Link:
Das nächste Level der Mobilität: Automatisierung, multimodale Services und die Rolle von Daten
Description:

The Competence Center for Cyber Physical Systems for Nordrhein-Westfalen has organized a conference on the next level of mobility and the role of big data.

Roundtable on the Digital Economy

Start:
2018/05/23
End:
2018/05/23
Location:
Rome, Italy
Link:
Roundtable on the Digital Economy
Description:
Digitalisation, automation, the platform economy and big data have major consequences on the economy, on work, on society. What is their impact? Which policies and regulations could be developed? Chair: Riccardo Staglianò, La Repubblica Maurizio Franzini, Dario Guarascio, Sapienza University of Rome and INAPP Valeria Cirillo, Matteo Rinaldini, INAPP and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Valerio De Stefano, KU Leuven Michele Faioli, Tor Vergata University Rome Fosca Giannotti, ISTI-CNR, Pisa Luigi Marengo, LUISS University Rome Giulio Perani, Istat, Rome

SAMPLEU 2018 Workshop - Small Area Methods and living conditions indicators in European poverty studies in the era of data deluge and Big data

Start:
2018/05/09
End:
2018/05/10
Location:
Polo Le Benedettine, Pisa, Itlay
Link:
SAMPLEU 2018 Workshop - Small Area Methods and living conditions indicators in European poverty studies in the era of data delug
Description:
The Jean Monnet Chair SAMPLEU in close collaboration with the Consortium MAKSWELL (MAKing Sustainable development and WELL-being frameworks work for policy analysis) is organising the Workshop on “Small Area Methods and living conditions indicators in European poverty studies in the era of data deluge and Big data” – Pisa, 8-10 May 2018.
The workshop also hosts the Makswell reflection event on “Future research needs in terms of statistical methodologies and new data”.>

Complexity72h Workshop

Start:
2018/05/07
End:
2018/05/11
Location:
San Francesco Complex, Piazza S.Francesco 19, Lucca, Italy
Link:
Complexity72h Workshop
Description:

The workshop Complexity72h is an interdisciplinary event whose aim is to bring together young researchers from different fields of complex systems. Inspired by the 72h Hours of Science, participants will form working groups aimed at carrying out a project in a three-day time, i.e. 72 hours. Each group's goal is to upload on the arXiv a report of their work by the end of the event. A team of tutors will propose the projects, and assist and guide each group in developing their project.

International Projects track @ The Web Conference

Start:
2018/04/25
End:
2018/04/26
Location:
Lyon, France
Link:
International Projects track
Description:

Panel : Next Generation Internet

First International Workshop on Online Social Networks and Media: Network Properties and Dynamics

Start:
2018/04/24
End:
2018/04/24
Location:
Lyon, France
Link:
OSNED
Description:

Online Social Networks and Media (OSNEM) are one of the most disruptive  communication platforms of the last 15 years with high socio-economic value.

Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency FAT*

Start:
2018/02/23
End:
2018/02/24
Location:
New York City, USA
Link:
FAT* Conference
Description:

Algorithmic systems are being adopted in a growing number of contexts. Fueled by big data, these systems filter, sort, score, recommend, personalize, and otherwise shape human experiences of socio-technical systems. Although these systems bring myriad benefits, they also contain inherent risks, such as codifying and entrenching biases; reducing accountability and hindering due process; and increasing the information assymmetry between data producers and data holders.

SoBigData Winter Meeting

Start:
2018/02/20
End:
2018/02/20
Location:
The Hague Living Lab, Schouwburgstraat 2, 2511 VA Den Haag
Description:

Agenda

10:00 - 10:20 Welcome with Coffee!
 
10:20 - 11:00 Presentation of the Project Vision and current Status
Fosca Giannotti, ISTI-CNR (coordinator)
 
11:00 - 11:20 Towards a digital ethics
Jeroen van den Hoven TU Delft
 
11:20 - 12:40 Integrated Research and TNA through the Exploratories
Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield

Data Science Colloquia

Start:
2018/02/07
End:
2018/05/02
Link:
Data Science Colloquia
Description:

Guido Caldarelli, IMT Lucca

Financial Networks

07 February 2018, h 12:00 - 13:30

IMT, Cappella Guinigi, Piazza San Francesco 19, Lucca

 

Francesca Chiaromonte, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

Statistics for large, complex data and its role in "Omics" research

14 February 2018, h 13:00 - 14:30

Aula 3, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33, Pisa

 

Data to Change, Human Digital Trasformation

Start:
2018/01/15
End:
2018/01/15
Location:
Sala della Regina, Camera dei Deputati, piazza di Monte Citorio 1, Rome, Italy
Link:
InnovaFiducia
Description:

The data revolution and the developments in artificial intelligence are posing new ethical questions on how the information is used. Dino Pedreschi, Deputy Coordinator of SoBigData (http://sobigdata.eu), Director of the Data Science PhD (http://datasciencephd.eu) and Master Big Data (http://masterbigdata.it), has been invited at the italian parliament to contribute to the discussion.

Digital Infrastructures for Research 2017

Start:
2017/11/30
End:
2017/12/01
Location:
Square, Brussels, Belgium
Link:
Digital Infrastructures for Research 2017
Description:
Europe's leading e-infrastructures, EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE, PRACE and RDA Europe, invite all researchers, developers and service providers for two days of brainstorming and discussions at the Digital Infrastructures for Research 2017 event (30 November - 1 December 2017).

Big Data and Alternative Data Sources on Migration: from Case Studies to Policy Support @ European Commission – Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Start:
2017/11/30
End:
2017/11/30
Location:
Ispra, Italy
Description:
The European Commission’s Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) and the IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) organise the workshop on Big Data and alternative data sources on migration: from case studies to policy support. Researchers, data holders/providers, policymakers and practitioners will gather to: i. Review latest concrete and innovative applications of big data and alternative data sources for a better understanding of migration-related phenomena, and practical examples of use for policymakers;

The OpenAIRE Datathon

Start:
2017/11/30
End:
2018/02/28
Location:
Worldwide (Virtual)
Link:
The OpenAIRE Datathon
Description:

The OpenAIRE datathon aims at stimulating developers and data scientists at analysing the OpenAIRE Information Space with the intent of improving its consumption by users and third-party services. The OpenAIRE information space consists of a scholarly communication graph interlinking publications, datasets, software, research organizations, funders, and projects. The graph is the result of harvesting metadata from around 3000 data providers, harmonizing such metadata, and keeping or inferring links between graph objects described by such metadata.

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