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BIG DATA CONGRESS 2019
CONFERENCE PROGRAM

*All presentation will be in the original language of the speaker (Catalan, Spanish or English).
The organization will not offer simultaneous translation service.

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AUDITORIUM
ROOM 1
ROOM 2
SALA 2

INSTITUTIONAL WELCOME

The October 17th we invite you to enjoy a new edition of the Big Data & AI Congress at the AXA Auditorium in Barcelona. Representatives of the promoting entities of...
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Xavier Torra | Eurecat

JORDI RIBAS, CVP, MICROSOFT
(KEYNOTE SPEAKER EUA)

THE AI REVOLUTION

Jordi Ribas will cover the current AI landscape and will discuss why, when AI has been around for many years, there is suddenly so much buzz around it. He’ll also...
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Big Data & AI Congress Jordi Ribas Microsoft
Jordi Ribas | Microsoft

Market, forecasts, challenges and reflections

In this session, Dr. Marc Torrent as the director of the Big Data CoE will give us an overview of the trends in the market and in the sector.
Marc Torrent | Big Data CoE

ELEVATOR PITCH

This session will present different initiatives, services or projects based on data or artificial intelligence, using the popular elevator pitch technique. Speakers: Alejandro Martínez Managing Partner SDG Group www.sdggroup.com Víctor...
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Alejandro Martínez | SDG Group
Victor Cuevas | Minsait
Enrico Turchetti | Snowflake
Beatriz Datahack
Beatriz Fernández | Datahack
Marta Vilajoana | ESADE Business School
Gemma Batlle Eurecat
Gemma Batlle | Eurecat
Xavi Vidal | Grupo ICA
Introhive
Noelia Muñoz | Introhive
daniel perez page group
Daniel Pérez | PageGroup Tecnología
11:30H

COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION SPACE

SUCCESS STORIES I

Presentations by important companies and organisations that will share their vision of the present and future of Artificial Intelligence and data exploitation technologies and their applicability. Presented by: Joan Mas...
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Joan Mas | Eurecat
Jenny Bermúdez | CaixaBank
Minsait
Ignacio Jiménez | Minsait
Vicent Ribas | Eurecat
Michael Donaldson | Ajuntament de Barcelona

DATA CULTURE AND AGILITY IN BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS

What are the critical factors of success in organising people, processes and technologies to successfully implement flexible workflows from start to finish throughout a business? What are the roles and...
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Daniel González | Eurecat
Lluís Anaya | CTTI. Generalitat de Catalunya
SDG Group Big Data AI
August Mabilon and Miguel Romero | SDG
eric_privalia
Eric Baldellou | Privalia
14:15H

LUNCH BREAK AND EXHIBITION SPACE

DR. SOHEIL KESHMIRI, LEAD RESEARCHER
Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (KEYNOTE SPEAKER JAPAN)

HUMAN-ROBOT PHYSICAL INTERACTION

Human-Robot Physical Interaction: The recent Findings and their Utilities for preventing age-related cognitive decline, improving the quality of child care, and advancing quality of mental disorder services. In this talk,...
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Dr. Soheil Keshmiri

Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories

Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (Japan)

BIG DATA TALENT AWARDS

5th edition  The Big Data Talent Awards will recognize the doctoral theses and master or postgraduate final projects related to Big Data and Data Analytics with more socioeconomic impact and with...
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Marc Torrent | Big Data CoE
Joan Planella Oracle
Joan Planella | Oracle

SUCCESS STORIES II

By presenting different applications from different companies, this session will enter into detail of how various initiatives and projects have been implemented from a managerial and organisational perspective (which points...
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Marc Subira FCB
Marc Subirà | FC Barcelona
Jordi Navarro | Cleverdata Solutions
Ignasi Puig de Dou Datancia i Gráinne Costigan HP
Ignasi Puig de Dou | Datancia
Gráinne Costigan | HP
Marta Rams Big Data AI
Marta Rams | Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial
Asier Rodríguez | Olocip
18:15H

CLOSING NETWORKING & EXHIBITION SPACE

REGISTRATION

There will be no activity In Room 1 from 9:00 p.m. to 12:15h and from 15:30 p.m. to 16:30 p.m.  

EQUITY AND INTERPRETABILITY OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ALGORITHMS

It is well known that algorithmic solutions do not always behave “fairly”. There are many potential reasons for this behaviour, from subjective design to being based on training data that...
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Ludovico Boratto | Eurecat
Carlos Castillo | Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Jose A. Rodriguez-Serrano | BBVA Data & Analytics
Oleguer Segarra Dribia
Oleguer Sagarra | Dribia

PIONEERING FIELDS AND APPLICATIONS (STRONG AI)

We will see 3 projects in AI pioneer applications, where technological development, the challenges overcome and the results obtained will be explained in detail. The pioneering Artificial Intelligence fields will...
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Lali Soler | Eurecat
BSC AIGUES
Maryam Rahbaralam | Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Jaume Cardús | Aigües de Barcelona
Enrique Mora | Nestlé
Coen Antens | CVC
14:15H

LUNCH BREAK AND EXHIBITION SPACE

EFFECTIVE ARCHITECTURES, PLATFORMS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

There is no doubt that when we talk about Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, the computer infrastructure and architecture to use is one of the most critical points, especially if...
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Rohit Kumar Eurecat Big Data AI
Rohit Kumar | Eurecat
Albert Zaragoza | Worldsensing
Antonio Martinez Snowflake
Antonio Martínez | Snowflake
marc planaguma lidl
Marc Planagumà | SCRM-LIDL Digital Hub
18:00H

END OF ACTIVITIES. ROOM 1

REGISTRATION

There will be no activity In Room 1 from 9:00 p.m. to 12:15h and from 15:30 p.m. to 18:00 p.m.

WORKSHOP 1

Snowflake live: Data Warehouse application designed for the Cloud in the Citibike dataset

In this session, we will see Snowflake in action through cases of practical use: BI of structured and semi-structured Data Lakes with self-scalable infrastructure in seconds; creation of concurrent environments...
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Antonio Martinez Snowflake
Antonio Martínez | Snowflake
14:15H

LUNCH BREAK AND EXHIBITION SPACE

WORKSHOP 2

MACHINE LEARNING MODELS IN PRODUCTION: DIFFERENT APPROACHES AND THE ROLE OF ML LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT TOOLS

There are different approaches to deploy and manage Machine learning models in production. Depending on the use case one approach could be better than another. In this talk we will...
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Rohit Kumar Eurecat Big Data AI
Rohit Kumar | Eurecat
19:00H

END OF ACTIVITIES. ROOM 2

REGISTRATION

There will be no activity In Room 1 from 9:00 p.m. to 12:15h and from 15:30 p.m. to 18:00 p.m.

WORKSHOP 1

Snowflake live: Data Warehouse application designed for the Cloud in the Citibike dataset

In this session, we will see Snowflake in action through cases of practical use: BI of structured and semi-structured Data Lakes with self-scalable infrastructure in seconds; creation of concurrent environments...
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Antonio Martinez Snowflake
Antonio Martínez | Snowflake

WORKSHOP 2

MACHINE LEARNING MODELS IN PRODUCTION: DIFFERENT APPROACHES AND THE ROLE OF ML LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT TOOLS

There are different approaches to deploy and manage Machine learning models in production. Depending on the use case one approach could be better than another. In this talk we will...
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Rohit Kumar Eurecat Big Data AI
Rohit Kumar | Eurecat
19:00H

END OF ACTIVITIES. ROOM 2