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‘A Data-Driven World:  The Value Of Data Today

Wednesday, 27th March 2013 at 14.00-17.45

Bibliothèque Solvay, Leopoldpark, 137 Rue Belliard, Brussels

The seminar ‘A Data-Driven World: The Value of Data Today, organised by TechAmerica Europe, aims at showcasing how data drives innovation today to the benefit of citizens, businesses, the economy and the society as a whole. The seminar will also address the enablers of data-driven innovation necessary to deliver these wide-ranging benefits.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Martha Bennett (bio), Principal Analyst, Business Intelligence, Analytics & Big Data, Forrester
  • John Boswell (bio), Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, SAS
  • Katherine Butler (bio), General Counsel, Software Center of Excellence, Global Research Center, General Electric Company
  • Chiara Garattini (bio), Senior Health Researcher, Intel
  • Simon Hampton (bio), Director Public Policy Europe, Google
  • Paul Mitchell (bio), General Manager for Technology Policy, Microsoft
  • Yun Shen (bio), Principal Researcher, Symantec Research Labs/The BigFoot Project, Symantec

The event will be moderated by Ann Mettler (bio), Executive Director, The Lisbon Council.

Data is today the biggest and fastest growing source for innovation. Europe can harness this potential by nourishing key policy and technology enablers.  Join us on 27th March 2013 to hear from our distinguished speakers about the potential of data-driven innovation and to discuss ideas about how to realise it.

The event will take place from 14.00 – 17.45 (registration will start at 13.30) and will be followed by a cocktail reception.

For more information contact:

Christian Wagner
EU Security and Privacy Policy Manager
TechAmerica Europe
Rue des Drapiers, 40
1050 Brussels

Office:  +32  (0) 2 502 6902
Mobile : +32 (0) 491 741 888
e-mail: christian.wagner@techamerica.org