The European Data Forum (EDF) is one of the key European events for industry professionals, researchers, policy makers, and members of community initiatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities of data-driven innovation in Europe.

The European Data Forum 2016 is relevant for all stakeholders involved in the data value chain who engage with a carefully selected mix of cutting-edge innovative industrial applications of Big Data technologies, to upcoming innovation breakthroughs and to be on top of on-going policy debates and get inspired by future-looking talks.

Ideas exchanged at the European Data Forum have impact on the design of future research challenges and policy decisions both at the EU and Member State level. This will drive data-driven innovation further and strengthen the European data economy as well as enhancing its positioning worldwide.

The EDF2016 conference will consist of three parallel tracks comprising more than 40 talks by executive level leaders, an exhibition and poster presentations. More than 600 visitors consisting of big data professionals from industry, academia and policy makers as well as talent from the organizing universities are expected.

EDF2016 is organized by the Data Science Center Eindhoven of the Eindhoven University of Technology in cooperation with Amsterdam Data Science and the European Commission. It is part of the Dutch presidency of the EU in 2016.

Eindhoven University of Technology with Amsterdam Data Science & the European Commission
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