ITU Telecom World Forum 2015

(Budapest, Hungary) The annual ITU Telcom World Forum will include a session entitled "Data-rich, decision-making-poor: how to use big data for improved government action" which will examine how governments can make the best use of big data, from facilitating investment in next generation networks to integrating the work of economists and statisticians with that of data scientists and...


International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics

(Abu Dhabi, UAE) Three-day conference related to the UN Global Working Group on Big Data for Official Statistics. More information and draft agenda:


Big Data for Development & Humanitarian Action: Towards Responsible Governance

(The Hague, the Netherlands) On October 23, 2015 Global Pulse & Leiden University will host an international expert meeting on “Big Data for Development and Humanitarian Action:Towards Responsible Governance” to be held on the margins of Privacy Week in Amsterdam. It is also being organised as part of the annual meeting of the UN Global Pulse...


Internet Governance Forum (IGF) - "Big Data for Development: Privacy Risks and Opportunities?"

(Joao Pessao, Brazil) The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is an annual multistakeholder, democratic and transparent forum which facilitates discussions on public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance. This year, Global Pulse will co-host a workshop entitled "Big Data for Development: Privacy Risks and Opportunities?" which will feature the participation of Global Pulse's Privacy Officer, and several representatives from the...