MAIN THEMES AND TRACK LEADS

The European Big Data Value Forum is the event that brings together industry professionals, business developers, researchers and policy-makers from all over Europe and other regions of the world to advance policy actions and industrial and research activities within the Data and AI ecosystem.

The EBDVF will be a 3-day event, taking place at Crown Plaza Budapest, Hungary between 2 – 4 October 2024. The overall programme will include plenaries, high-level panels and engaging parallel sessions.

HORIZONTAL/CROSS-SECTORIAL THEMES AND LEADS

  • Generative AI and Foundation models (including synthetic data and European language data): Andrew Marsh (IBM), Juan Bernabe-Moreno (IBM), Andrejs Vasiljevs (TILDE), Bradley Eck (IBM), Richard Farkas (U Szeged)
  • AI Act implementation (linked to etami): Patrick van der Smaagt (Volkswagen), Zsolt Zödi (U of Public Services Hungary)
  • Value creation in data spaces: Ed Curry (Insight), Tuomo Tuikka (VTT), Gabor Erdi-Krausz (SZTAKI), Adam Tarcsi (Eötvös University)
  • Virtual Worlds: Valerio Frascolla (Intel), Ana Garcia Robles (BDVA)
  • Convergence HPC- Big Data / AI: Jeanette Nilsson (RISE), Maria Perez (UPM), Robert Lovas (SZTAKI)
  • Emerging topics:  Laure Le Bars (SAP), Tamas Maray (SZTAKI)
  • Technology Platforms

VERTICAL/SECTOR-SPECIFIC THEMES AND LEADS

  • Automotive: Bernhard Peischl (AVL), Oihana Otaegui (Catena-X), Balázs Lóránd (Continental)
  • Healthcare and Pharma: Ane Alberdi (Mondragon University), Saurav Baidya (Philips), Pim Volkert (TUE), Michal Rosen-Zvi (IBM), Tamás Joó (Eötvös Loránd University), Miklos Szócska (Semmelweis University)
  • Public services: Roberto Di Bernardo (Engineering), Vega Rodrigalvarez (ITAINNOVA)
  • Manufacturing: Thomas Hahn(Siemens), Davide Dalle Carbonare (Engineering), Sergio Gusmeroli (Polimi), Tamas Fischl (Bosch)
  • Energy: Istvan Vokony (TU Budapest)
  • Agri-Food: Panos Ilias (ILVO), Delia Milazzo (ENG), Francisco José Lacueva Pérez (ITAINNOVA), Miklos Nemenyi (Szechenyi University), Péter Varga (Neumann Ltd)
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