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Big Data Integration, Exploration and Analytics in Environmental Sciences - Open PEER scientific seminar

02 September 2016, Environmental Technologies, Irstea

With the kind support of the scientific department of the French Embassy, the Institute Francais in Munich and the BFHZ (Bayerisch-Französisches Hochschulzentrum).

PEER scientific seminar on data integration, exploration and analytics

Photo: André Künzelmann/UFZ

3. - 4. November 2016 from 1pm to 6pm

Institute Français de Munich
80539 München

Tel: +49 89 2866280


PEER scientific interdisciplinary seminar on Big Data Integration and Analytics, brings together PEER centers researchers and practitioners from different disciplines as well as high level experts from other domains working on data science, data integration, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data.

The Seminar addresses

  • Big Data integration techniques

  • Big Data analytics techniques that allow users to (interactively) explore their data

  • Strategy Planning on combining efforts and expertise in PEER with respect to Big Data

The seminar is framed by high level experts and Key Note Speakers from industry, business ventures and insurance companies.


Keynote speakers

Prof. Osmar Zaïane
Scientific Director of Alberta Innovates Centre for Machine Learning
McCalla-Killam Professor, Dep. of Computing Science

Prof. Barend Mons
Chair of high level expert group for European Open Science Cloud
Scientific Director of Netherland Bioinformatics Centre

confirmed speakers and guests

Prof. Erik Mannens
Data Science Lab & CTO Data Science @ iMinds

Contribution from PEER centers
Please feel free to upload an A4 page of your abstract according to one of the themes Big Data Integration or Big Data analytics until October 5, 2016 on the registration web page. Contribution confirmation and acceptance will be given until October 15, 2016.


The maximum number of participants is 80.

Please register here (Link, web page is hosted at UFZ) until October 15, 2016 (until number of participants is reached) in order to secure your participation.

Hosts and organizers

            IRSTEA       Raoul Mille
                               Maguelonne Teisseire
                               Louise Vaast

            UFZ             Maren Göhler

            ALTERRA    Rob Lokers
                               Sander Janssen                          

         In close cooperation with:    

            Axel Honsdorf, BHFZ
            Paul Alibert, BCU


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