Save the Date! Our 3rd “digitising europe” initiative event with the Vodafone Institute on Big Data and Privacy

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“Big Data: ¿oportunidades sin límite?”
Thursday, June 2, 2016, 9:30a – 1:30p
Casa del Lector. Matadero, Paseo de la Chopera, 14.
Madrid, Spain

In the last decade, society has witnessed a digital revolution that has transformed the way in which we interact, work, learn, and do business. The Big Data Revolution helps us to spot socially valuable insights or unlock new forms of economic value in data. This rapid technology-driven development, however, raises some important political and ethical questions: How can we make full use of data analytics in a responsible and human-centered manner? Which forms of data use should be excluded, and who should set the rules?

El Pais, the Vodafone Institute and Data-Pop Alliance invite you to join a public discussion on exploring examples and business models for public and private sector collaboration on data. We aim to take a practical look at how companies and governments are forming new kinds of public-private-people data partnerships (or data collaboratives) involving Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT), exploring the motion: “Will new public private partnerships in the data revolution promote innovation and collaboration, or foster collusion and surveillance?”

The debaters:

José Luis ZimmermanDirector de la Asociación Española Economía Digital; and

Dr. Esteban MoroAssociate Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Member of the Joint Institute UC3M-Santander on Big Data

Followed by a discussion with:

Marco Bressan, Chief Data Scientist, BBVA
Jose Luis Melero,
Client Service Director, TNS
Daniel Noguera, CEO, RED.ES
Pedro Peña, 
Director of Legal and Regulatory, Vodafone Spain
Pilar Torres, Director of Operations and Marketing, Microsoft

Hosted by:

David AlandeteDeputy Director, El Pais
Emmanuel Letouzé, Co-Founder and Director, Data-Pop Alliance
Francisco Roman,
 President, Vodafone Spain

Moderated by:

Carlos de Vega, Deputy Editor, El Pais

Doors open at 9.30am, the discussion starts at 10.00am, and a reception will follow. The event will be in Spanish.

This is the third in a series of events on the European “data revolution” planned by the Vodafone Institute and Data-Pop Alliance. Seats are limited, please register by May 30:




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