February has come to an end, and it’s been a busy month in terms of events at LUCA. We organized our second webinar, which you can check out here and our presence in MWC was a success, with hundreds of people visiting our stand. March has now arrived and here are some events that we recommend:
1. 1st Big Data Talent Meetup, Madrid
To kick off March, Big Data lovers can attend the first Big Data Talent meetup, which will take place on the March 9 here in Madrid. This event will foster interaction between companies and professionals from across the sector to encourage future employment opportunities. Antonio Guzman will be leading the event, as 4th Platform Director in Telefónica, giving a talk about our CDO programme and our Big Data challenge for universities. A combination of panels and lectures led by industry professionals will allow for a high quality event.
2. 5th edition of HackforGood, Madrid
HackforGood is back again and in its 5th edition from March 9 to 11, in Madrid and many other locations across Spain. This event, promoted by Telefónica, allows hundreds of hackers to create challenges and develop solutions to build a better world. In addition, Chema Alonso, CDO of Telefónica, will give a keynote to all attending the event. Participation is free, the only thing you need to do is fill in this application. If you want to know everything about our LUCA challenge and prizes, check out this post.
|Figure 2: Some of the participants of the 4th edition of HackforGood.
3. European Energy Digital Summit, Berlin
Today starts the European Energy Digital Summit, which is taking place in Berlin the 8th and 9th of March. This year the event is expanding rapidly, including a customer Data Analytics and Energy Roundtable. This unique event allows attendees to build relationships and network, expanding their knowledge of a complex market and exploring new possibilities for the future. Our director of Big Data for Social Good, Richard Benjamins, will be talking about Big Data as key part of the digital transformation journey.
|Figure 3: European Energy Digital Summit, Berlin.
4. Big Data and the Health sector, Madrid
At the end of March, we’ll be attending a thought-provoking event organized by the Spanish Ministry of Health. During the conference, various experts will analyze where is the real value of Big Data in the public health system and what are the possible legal barriers that Big Data will have to face in the future. The event will take place on the March 21 in the Ernest Lluch building. To attend the event simply fill in the following application and save the date. This event will be held in Spanish.
|Figure 4: Big Data and Public Health.
5. LUCA Talk 3: Big Data as a differentiator in cycling; online
Don’t forget to save the data in your diary for the next LUCA webinar in March. The last week of this month (date TBC) we’ll be focusing on the use of Big Data in cycling. The LUCA team recently used the data generated by the Movistar cycling team to optimize their performance, by creating an analytical tool adapted using the latest statistical models and Machine Learning techniques. Don’t miss this month’s webinar and discover more about the power of taking a data-driven approach to sport.
Want to know all about our latest events? Keep an eye on the events section of our website.