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The European Data Forum (EDF) is a key European event for industry professionals, business developers, researchers, and policy makers to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the European data economy and data-driven innovation in Europe. Likewise, the BDVA Summit has quickly grown into a renowned event for all stakeholders in the European data economy.

This year EDF and BDVA join forces to bring you the European Big Data Value Forum that will be held in Versailles (Palais des Congrès), France from 21st to 23rd November 2017.

Keynotes and presentations will range from cutting-edge industrial applications of Big Data technologies, innovative business cases of the data economy, inspiring future visions, and insights on EU policy-making and R&D&I funding in this area. Ideas exchanged at the European Data Forum have impact on the design of future research and innovation programmes and policy decisions both at the EU and Member States level. This will drive data-driven innovation further and strengthen the European data economy as well as enhancing its positioning worldwide.

A focus
will be given
to the topic of

«Trusted AI in

Smart Industry».

A focus will be given to the topic of "Trusted AI in Smart Industry". As data is now pervasive in personal, professional and industrial contexts more and more digital services make algorithmic-based decisions in several domains ranging from the processing of sensitive personal data to critical industrial embedded systems. Transparency and accountability of such data-based algorithmic systems become increasingly important for trust and reliability of digital services both in a B2C and B2B contexts. They are competitiveness factors for data-driven innovation.

The European Big Data Value Forum 2017 will serve as a platform, as well as a business and technology oriented showcase and exhibition space for the Big Data Value 'Public Private Partnership' established by the European Commission and the European data stakeholders, represented by the Big Data Value Association.



Versailles lives and breathes serenity

With its extraordinary and rich history, the city offers an extremely dense and varied assortment of cultural and tourist attractions. A green city, its wonderful gardens offer the perfect relaxed atmosphere and a space in which you can get some fresh air and recoup.

Versailles has a range of hotel facilities combining 1,024 hotel rooms, ranging from the palatial to 2-star accommodation. With its 250 eateries and 1,600 local businesses, Versailles guarantees you a pleasant and rewarding stay. Charming streets that have been home to various celebrities await, featuring elegant boutiques and character-filled façades that are bursting with history—not to mention walks through the landscaped secret gardens and park.


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