ICT 2015 Networking Session: Addressing the Big Data and Data Science Skills Gap

ict_2015_lisbonEDSA is organising a Networking Session in ICT 2015, entitled: “Addressing the Big Data and Data Science Skills Gap”. The objective of this session is to generate an action plan for addressing the Big Data and Data Science skills gap by bringing together researchers and key industrial players.

The session will be comprised of 3 talks representing the Market, Industry (via the BDVA) and Academia (via the EDSA project):

  • Market: Gabriella Cattaneo, Associate Vice President, IDC European Government, Consulting
  • Industry/BDVA: Oscar Corcho Professor Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Computer Science School
  • Academia/EDSA: Elena Simperl, Associate Professor & Director Data Science Master’s University of Southampton

This will be followed by open discussion. The session will be chaired by the EDSA coordinator, John Domingue (The Open University, UK).