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UBITECH presents the ICARUS Aviation-driven Data Value Chain project at BDV PPP Summit in Riga

UBITECH presented the ICARUS project at the European Big Data Value Public-Private Partnership  (BDV-PPP) – Summit on 26-28 June 2019 in Riga. The BDV PPP Summit is the primary event for driving European in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. The focus of the Summit was the “Impact empowered by Data-driven Artificial Intelligence” and hundreds of organisations from key European industries, academia and policy-making were gathered in order to foster cross-sector collaboration and shape strategies for European leadership in data-driven Artificial Intelligence.

In the first day, the BDV PPP Conference was held and several keynotes, speeches and discussion panels took place focused on Data, AI and Privacy, as well as a session dedicated to Data Driven AI with an exclusive deep dive on the BDVA Strategic Research and innovation Agenda on Artificial Intelligence. Additionally, some perspectives were drawn on how could Quantum Computing be good for Big Data and AI.

During the second and third day, parallel workshops on different topics of interest (B2B Manufacturing Industry Data Spaces, Data-driven business models, Data Benchmarking, Federation of Data Services, Big Data for NLP, Policy4data, etc.) were held by the BDV PPP community along with the BDVA General Assembly and the Big Data Value PPP Steering Committee and Big Data Value PPP Technical Committee.

Dr Konstantinos Perakis presented the concept and approach of the ICARUS project in the Technical Committee by presenting the current key outcomes of the project, as well as the advancements accomplished so far, towards the aim of delivering an aviation data and intelligence marketplace with secure and trusted “sandboxed” spaces for data analysis. The presentation was also focused on the advanced AI and machine learning technologies that were employedin the project so far and the challenges, problems and obstacles faced with respect to AI and machine learning.