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The Digital Future 2017 Event

Leading computer scientists will feature their innovations in keynote speeches and short presentations.

The Digital Future 2017 Event

On May 12, the BBDC (Berlin Big Data Center) co-organized an event jointly with the Zuse Institut Berlin, the Einstein Center Digital Future, and Tagesspiegel, a German newspaper.

"The Digital Science Match in Berlin as an internationally recognized platform brought more than 45 researchers of Berlin’s scientific institutions and their German and international partners featuring innovations in keynotes and 5-minute presentations in a single day." (The International Summit at the Place and Date the Digital Age began, science-match.tagesspiegel.de/digital-future/digital-science)

Several members of the Database Systems and Information Management (DIMA) Group and the Big Data Management (BIGDAMA) Group at the Technische Universität Berlin delivered presentations. At the Big Data and Artificial Intelligence session, Prof. Dr. Volker Markl introduced the Berlin Big Data Center (BBDC) and Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan gave a short plenary presentation on “Do Data Science, They Said. It Will Be Fun, They Said.” At the same session Prof. Dr. Thomas Wiegand, Technische Universität Berlin/Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI, one of the BBDC PIs and Prof. Dr. Manfred Hauswirth, Technische Universität Berlin/Fraunhofer FOKUS gave a plenary presentation, too. In addition, Dr. Chen Xu, a DIMA Postdoctoral Researcher and Sergey Dudoladov, a DIMA PhD Student presented posters covering BBDC and Apache Flink related projects during the exhibition session.

Prof. Dr. Tim Conrad, another PI of the BBDC presented during the Predictive Simulation and High Performance Computing session: Networks in Digital Biology. Prof. Dr. Odey Kao, member of the BBDC management introduced the Digital technologies session.

For more details, visit the event website: Digital Science Match at Digital Future 2017

Prof. Dr. Volker Markl and Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan during the exhibition session.
Prof. Dr. Volker Markl at the Big Data and Artificial Intelligence session.
Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan, Dr. Chen Xu, Sergey Dudoladov during the exhibition session.
Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan at his plenary presentation
Prof. Dr. Manfred Hauswirth presnts the topic: Meet Your Data: Was man über seine »Big Data« Daten wissen sollte!
Prof. Dr. Thomas Wiegand's plenary presentation: Convergence of Communication and Machine Learning.