Talks

Invited Talks, Panels, Keynotes

  • “Data analytics to enable better planning and decision making”, Digital Government Conference 2016, Dublin, 10th May 2016.
  • “Tensor Computing for Internet of Things”, Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop # 16152, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Centre for Informatics, Germany, April 2016.
  • “Multidisciplinary aspects of big data in Europe”, BDVA Small Big Data Summit, The Hague, Netherlands, 3rd March, 2016
  • “The Big Data Value PPP: A Standardisation Opportunity for Europe”, International Workshop on Big Data Standards organized in conjunction with the ISO/IEC JTC 1 WG 9 Big Data Standards Dublin, Ireland, 8th March 2016.
  • “BDV PPP Contribution” to Roundtable on Industrial Data Platforms by invitation Gunther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Brussels, 17th February 2016. 
  • ”Introduction to BDVA and the Big Data Value PPP”, ICT 4 Water Cluster Event at EIP 2016, Leeuwarden 9th Feb 2016.
  • “Contextualising Power and Utility Big Data Flows”, Big Data Innovations for Power and Utility Conference, Berlin, 4th-5th Feb 2016.
  • “Big Data: Beyond the Hype, Delivering Value” IDEAL-IST 2018 Technical Training Seminar (International ICT network for 65 ICT national contact points for H2020 from EU and Non-EU Countries), Paros, 28th Jan. 2016.
  • “Introduction to BDVA and the Big Data Value PPP”, EuroTech Universities Workshop on Big Data Brussels 10th Dec 2015.
  • “Big Data PPP: Large Scale Pilot actions in sectors best benefitting from data-driven innovation”, Work Programme 2016-2017 Info Day ICT 15, European Commission, Brussels, 1st Dec 2015.
  • “Cross-Disciplinary Insights on Big Data Challenges and Solutions”, ICT 2015, 21st November 2015, Lisbon.
  • “Cyber Physical Big Data Systems: Coming Together of Game-Changing Trends”, ICT 2015, 21st November 2015, Lisbon.
  • “Big Data Value PPP: the instrument to realize a EU data-driven economy”, ICT 2015, 21st November 2015, Lisbon.
  • “Open Data Innovation in Smart Cities: Challenges and Trends”, Opening Talk at International Workshop on PErsonalization in eGOVernment and Smart Cities: Smart Services for Smart Territories, Trinity College Dublin, July, 2015
  • “Open Data portals for Linked Open Data in Smart Cities”, Keynote at Summer School on Linked Open Data for Smart Cities (LD4SC-15), Cercedilla, Madrid, June 2015
  • “Crowdsourcing Approaches for Smart City Open Data Management”, Dublinked Innovation Network – Crowdsourcing, Sensors and Citizen Engagement, Dublin, Ireland, September 2014
  • “New Horizons for a Data-Driven Economy – A Roadmap for Big Data in Europe” Second annual ISC Big Data Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, September 2014
  • “The Big Data Value Chain”, European Data Forum 2014 (EDF 2014), Athens, Greece, March 2014
  • Dagstuhl Seminar #13402 on Physical-Cyber-Social Computing, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics, Germany, Sept/Oct, 2013
  • “Towards Lightweight Cyber-Physical Energy Systems using Linked Data, the Web of Things, and Social Media”, Stanford University, CA, USA, April, 2013
  • “Big Data Public Private Forum (BIG)”, European Data Forum 2013 (EDF 2013), Dublin Ireland, April 2013
  • “Managing Guerrilla Analytics Teams: Principles and Practice”, with Enda Ridge, Enterprise Data World 2013 (DAMA International Symposium), San Diego, CA, USA April 2013.
  • “Towards Lightweight Cyber-Physical Energy Systems using Linked Data, the Web of Things, and Social Media”, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, USA, April, 2013
  • “Collaborative Data Management: How Crowdsourcing Can Help To Manage Data”, Enterprise Data World 2013 (DAMA International Symposium), San Diego, CA, USA, April 2013.
  • “Sustainable IT for Energy Management: Approaches, Challenges, and Trends”, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway, March 2013
  • “Using Linked Data and the Internet of Things for Energy Management”, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway, March 2013
  • “The Role of Community-Driven Data Curation for Enterprises”, Enterprise Data World 2011 (DAMA International Symposium), Chicago, IL, USA April 2011.
  • “Energy Efficiency in the Data Centre”, Innovation Value Institute Winter Summit 2011, Toronto, Canada February 2011. 
  • “Managing Cloud Computing: A Lifecycle Approach”, Innovation Value Institute Winter Summit 2011, Toronto, Canada February 2011 2 2011. 
  • “Turning Data Into Knowledge: Will Enterprise 3.0 Have the Answers?”, Seventh Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium (MITCIO 2010) (Audience of 700+ CIO & Senior IT Managers, Only non-MIT Academic invited to speak), MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA. May 2010. 

International Teaching Activities

  • Tutorial with Souleiman Hasan on “Tackling Variety in Event-based Systems” at 9th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event Based Systems (DEBS 2015), Oslo, June 2015.
  • Keynote talk on ““Open Data portals for Linked Open Data in Smart Cities” at the Summer School on Linked Open Data for Smart Cities (LD4SC-15), Cercedilla, Madrid, June 2015
  • Tutor at Summer School on Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences (EarthBiAs 2014) delivering talks on Crowdsourcing Approaches to Big Data Curation for Earth Sciences, and Dealing with Semantic Heterogeneity in Real-Time Information.
  • Tutorial with Souleiman Hasan on “Tackling Large Scale Event Variety in the Internet of Things” at 15th ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2014), Bordeaux, December 2014.