Invest in change now to thrive tomorrow: this third edition of the Big Data Conference aims to provide participants with takeaways to target the right investments required and carry out relevant data strategies for the media sector. [View the Agenda]
Staying true to the EBU Big Data Initiative's multidisciplinary approach, the conference brings some of the most renowned experts from industrial, legal, marketing, policy and academic backgrounds. Discover how to target the right investments and implement data strategies for public service media with the insights of leading experts from across the EBU membership as well as other media organizations and industries.
Key Topics for this year's big data conference include:
We are proud to announce the following speakers, with more to come!
Directors and heads of digital, marketing, legal and communications in media organizations, as well journalists and editors, data scientists, researchers and policymakers.
The conference is part of our wider Big Data Week at the EBU. It will be preceded by a data journalism workshop for EBU Members on the morning of 28 February and followed by the "Media Innovation in the age of AI, social media and fake news" conference organized by the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and MediaRoad on 2 March. All events will take place at the EBU's Headquarters in Geneva.
On the morning of 28 February, a specialized workshop on data journalism for EBU Members will address what needs to be done to make the best of data journalism in our newsrooms, and identify opportunities for collaboration.
To close the third edition of the EBU Big Data week on 2 March, the "Media Innovation" Conference, co-organized with the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – a major European research institution – and the innovation-centric MediaRoad project, will explore how stakeholders in the media sector can take advantage of the latest data-driven innovations and research results to enhance the media experience for the end-user.
In particular, the following aspects will be in focus:
The conference will gather key experts from the research and media technology ecosystem, from professors to labs, startups and innovative media technology companies, including the following speakers:
Date: 28 Feb - 01 Mar 2018
Working Languages: English
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The MediaRoad project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 761412.