[public-lod2] 1st Version of EDF2014 Programme available

Martin Kaltenböck m.kaltenboeck at semantic-web.at
Mon Feb 3 17:45:13 UTC 2014

Dear all - happy to announce 1st version of EDF2014 programme:


The Organising Committee of the European Data Forum is proud to announce
the *first version of the EDF2014 programme* - see:

Beside an EDF2014 welcome session by *Neelie Kroes* (Vice President of the
European Commission, in charge of the Digital Agenda), *Kyriakos
Mitsotakis* (Minister
of Administrative Reform and e-Governance), *Georgios Kaminis* (Mayor of
Athens) and *Christos Vasilakos* (General Secretary for Research and
Technology) there are keynote talks by *Stefan Wrobel* (Institute Director:
Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS
& Big Data Lead Bitkom) on Big Data and the European Data Economy, by *Evy
Christofilopoulou* (Deputy Minister of Administrative Reform and
e-Governance) about Data in Public Administration in Greece and *Ralf-Peter
Schaefer* (Traffic Director of TomTom) about data management at TomTom - in
the EDF2014 programme.

In total* 8 sessions* with* over 30 talks* will take place in the 2 days of
EDF2014 on 19th and 20th of march 2014 in Athens, Greece - covering topics
like: *Big Data Use Case Scenarios*, *Open Data across Europe*, *Data
Challenges* (roadmaps, languages, privacy, personal data et al) and the *Value
of Data in Industry and in Public Administration* beside others!

Furthermore EDF2014 provides* 2 panel discussions* and *several networking
sessions* to the European Data community - last but not least *a 2 hours
poster session* with ~ 30 project- and product presentations AND *a 2 day
exhibition area* with ~ 25 exhibitors rounds out the programme of EDF2014!

Not forgetting the *official EDF2014 collocated events
<http://2014.data-forum.eu/program/co-located-events%20>* that will take
place on 18th of March (Open Data MeetUp, tba soon) and on 21st of March
(Linked Data Europe & LD4LT Event) ...

*The European Data Forum 2014 is a free community event - but as seats are
limited - join in and register today

*EDF2014 Facts*

   - What: European Data Forum 2014 (EDF2014)
   - Where: Athens, Greece
   - When: March 19 to 20, 2014
   - More Information: http://2014.data-forum.eu/


Martin Kaltenböck, CMC
Managing Partner, CFO

Semantic Web Company (SWC)
Mariahilfer Strasse 70 / 8
A - 1070 Vienna, Austria
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