Big Data Forum

Time: 12:00 – 16:30

Venue: Room G13D, Sackville Street Building, The University of Manchester M1 3BU

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The Big Data Forum is a cross-disciplinary network that brings together researchers with interests in the field of Big Data. AMBS invite you to their next Big Data Forum Autumn Event on the 30th of November. This event will be an opportunity to hear more from both academics and practitioners with an interest in the relevant topics to big data.

Agenda

12:15-13:00 Lunch

13:00-13:10 Welcome and Introduction

13:10-14:00 Variability Scaling in Healthcare Demands (Professor Hong Jeff, City University of Hong Kong)

14:00-14:15 Coffee and Networking

14:15-15:15 Cognitive computing and Machine Learning; Watson and True North (Dr Peter Waggett, Director, Emerging Technology, IBM)

15:15-15:45 The competitive tensions and dilemmas of Industry 4.0 (Professor Judy Zolkiewski)

15:45-16:00 Close and Next steps (Nikolay Mehandjiev, Julia Handl)

For further information please contact bigdata.forum@manchester.ac.uk