Full programme of European Data Forum 2012 (EDF2012) available now


With today 23.05. 2012 the full and final programme of the European Data Forum 2012 (EDF2012) - taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark 06 to 07 of June 2012 at the Copenhagen Business School - is finalised.
EDF2012 programme overview - see programme page
3 Keynote Speakers (invited by EDF2012 programme chairs) - see detail information

  • Khalil Rouhana, European Commission
  • Andreas Both, Unister
  • Nigel Shadbolt, University of Southampton
  • Rufus Pollock, Open Knowledge Foundation
  • Richard Swetenham, European Commission

4 Invited Speakers (invited by the EDF2012 organisers) - see detail information

  • Jimmy Kevin Pederson, Ministry of Finance, Denmark
  • Jasper Hedegaard Bojsen, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Denmark
  • Wolfgang Niemfuehr, IBM Big data Group Europe
  • Karl Morteo, Food and Agricultural Organisation of United Nations (FAO)

10 Selected Speakers (selected from the EDF2012 Call for Presentations) - details coming soon

  • Simon Riggs, 2nd Quadrant
  • Florian Bauer, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
  • Joao Rodrigues Frade, PwC Belgium
  • Andrew Farrow, Linked Content Coalition
  • Simon Redfern, TESOBE
  • Chris Taggart, OpenCorporates
  • Mariana Damova, Ontotext
  • Kostas Tzouma, Technical University of Berlin
  • Zhang Ying, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
  • Irini Fundulaki, FORTH-ICS

11 Presentations of successfull SME initiative on Digital content and Languages - Projects - see detail information

  • Roberto Bilbao - Services associated to digitalised contents of tissues in biobanks across Europe – BIOPOOL
  • Stefanie Lindstaedt - Commercially empowered Linked Open Data Ecosystems in Research – The CODE Approach
  • Kostas Tzoumas - Linking and Analyzing Big Data with Stratosphere and DOPA
  • Elena Simperl - EdUcational Curriculum for the usage of Linked Data
  • Juan Carlos González García - EUROFIT: Integration, Homogenisation and Extension of the Scope Anthropometric Data Stored in Large EU Pools
  • Michael Kaschesky - Fusepool - Fusing and pooling information for product/service development and research
  • Pierre Gruyer - GAPFILLER : The Web Portal of the GNSS Community
  • Rüdiger Ebendt - Challenges and Objectives of Project SimpleFleet
  • Giacomo Martirano - smeSpire - A European Community of SMEs built on Environmental Digital Content and Languages
  • Jose María Cabero - Data pooling for the optimal localisation of wind-farms
  • Guus Schreiber - Video Stream Analytics for Viewers in the TV Industry

Beside this main programme EDF2012 offers the following parallel session:

  • Realising and exploiting the EU Data Cloud
    This break-out session, hosted by the LATC project, will take place on the first day, June 6 from 4pm to 6pm.
    Detail Information
  • EDF Hackathon -  Copenhagen, June 2012
    Starting late afternoon of June 6 and taking place whole day of June 7.
    Detail Information

The EDF Organising Team is looking forward to meeting you in Copenhagen on 6 - 7 June 2012!