#bdw14 Official London Conference

An Official Big Data Week festival event.

Join us on 7th May, at University College London, where the Big Data Week London team will host and chair a day of case studies, presentations, community showcases and debates with the UK data Community. We’ll have a community segment to the day, with speakers from across all the UK Data Meetup communities speaking about their passion and making this an interactive day for all.

Whether you’re a newbie to the concept of Big Data or you’re an experienced Data Scientist, this one day event will educate you in many aspects of this growing sector and demonstrate what’s really possible with data.


The London Conference is being held at University College London.

UCL Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre
Wilkins Building
UCL Main Campus
Gower Street

We’ll be hosting the event in the Wilkins Building. There will be Big Data signage on campus to guide all participants.



Couchbase, O’Reilly Strata, ASI, Ketchum, Affectv and Bigstep are Official Partners of Big Data Week London conference


9.30amCoffee and Registration
10.00amWelcome and introductions
Ben Lorica Chief Data Scientist, O’Reilly Strata
10.05amKenneth Cukier, Data Editor of The Economist
10.30amInternet of Things: Dave Starling – Chief Architect Picsolve
10.50amQuantified Self: Ruth Thomson, Cambridge Consultants
11.10amFuture Cities: Edward Bryan, Vice President Smarter Cities Development, IBM
11.30amCoffee break
11.50amFuture Cities: Karen Lomas Director of Smart Cities and buildings, EMEA Intel
Session Theme: Quantified Self
12.10amPravin Paratey, CTO, Affectv
12.30pmBigstep & Splunk joint presentation: Big Data and Social Media
12.50pmToby Oliver, CTO Path Intelligence
Session Theme: Internet of Things
2.00pmMaarten Ectors, Strategy Director IOT, Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu
2.20pmJames Robinson, CTO OpenSignal
2.50pmSiraj M Tahir, Principal at RainTech – BigData in the Engineering sector
Community Speaker Sessions
3.30pmPhil Harvey – CTO DataShaka
3.50pmMichael Cutler – CTO Cofounder of data science startup TUMRA
4.10pmEva Pascoe – Cybersalon, New Urban Informatics – balancing Innovation with Personal Privacy
4.30pmClosing comments
Event continues from 6pm at Ketchum.

Join in the conversation with O’Reilly Strata host Ben Lorica at Ketchum for an evening drinks, food and lightning talks about the uses of data across retail, commerce, marketing, social and business.

Event venue
Ketchum: 35-41 Folgate Street E1 6BX


Hosted in: London
Date: May 7, 2014
Event starts at: 10:00
Organiser: Official Big Data Week Events
Email: hello@bigdataweek.com


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