Events

23
Oct

"Big Data - Impact on Society" Mini-Symposium

(Stockholm, Sweden) The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences is hosting a mini-symposium on Big Data. The seminar will focus on how society could move forward and make use of the new possibilities based on the experiences gained from the commercial usage of Big Data. In addition it will also briefly discuss the scientific advances that has made Big Data possible and highlight some of the potential challenges. Global Pulse director, Robert Kirkpatrick, will deliver a keynote...

28
Oct

International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics

(Beijing, China) The UN Statistical Commission established in March 2014 a global working group mandated to provide strategic vision, direction and coordination of a global programme on Big Data for official statistics, to promote practical use of sources of Big Data for official statistics, while finding solutions for their challenges, and to promote capacity building and sharing of experiences in this respect. This conference, organized by the UN Statistical Division (UNSD) and the...

06
Nov

International Conference of Crisis Mappers 2014

(New York City) The International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) is the leading humanitarian technology event of the year, bringing together the most important humanitarian, human rights, development and media organizations with the world's best technology companies, software developers and academics. ICCM thus helps facilitate new projects and catalyzes innovation in the area of humanitarian technology.The theme for this year's event,...

06
Nov

Forum on the Internet of Postal Things

(Bern, Germany) By 2020, there could be as many as 80 billion internet-connected devices continuously collecting and communicating data helping organizations increase productivity, cut costs and develop new products. Postal operators, with their unparalleled physical presence and interconnected global network, are ideally positioned to benefit from the opportunities offered by the Internet of Things. The Universal Postal Union (UPU) is hosting a half-day workshop to explore this emerging...

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