Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 19:00 - 22:05 UTC
St Helena School, Sheepen Road, Colchester CO3 3LE, England, United Kingdom
Met Office & Alibaba Cloud Present: The True Value of Big Data @ Oxford University
Billions of internet users and connected devices are generating quintillions of data bytes every single day… but so what?
‘Big Data’ as a term is hot property but what does it actually mean… to you? To business? To society?
Join Met Office and Alibaba Cloud as we cut through the ambiguity of Big Data and demonstrate the real-life value of analytics, algorithms and balloons(!) at Somerville College on Friday, 19th January.
Speakers include Alberto Arribas, Head of UK Informatics Lab at Met Office and Data Scientist Execs from Alibaba Cloud.
Includes canapes, a cocktail reception and a chance to win $8,000*
15:30. Welcome Reception
16:00 – 18:10. Presentations by Oxford University, Met Office & Alibaba Cloud
18:10. Introduction to Future Challenge data mining contest
18:25 – 19:30. Contest registration, Drinks & Networking
*Interested?? To give yourself a head-start, sign up for our Future Challenge’ data mining skills contest at https://www.alibabacloud.com/campaign/bigdatacontest.