The Impact of Big Data for Smart Cities

Start: Saturday 6 April 2013 12:06 pm

End: Saturday 6 April 2013 12:06 pm

Venue: Radisson Blu EU Hotel Brussels

Mobile technologies are at the heart of today’s smart cities initiatives. This half day event will explore the use and the impact of real-time data for smart city applications. An invited audience of senior municipal representatives and industry stakeholders will hear from industry experts and discuss current and future smart city deployments.

This event is FREE to attend but registrations are limited.




09:00 Arrival and Registration
09:30 Opening Address
Session One: Big Data – what is it and how can it be used in smart city contexts?
09:40 What constitutes big data and why? Arnaud Hay, Associate Partner, IBM Global Business Services
10:00 Monetising real time big data in Smart Cities Gareth Price, Head of Strategic Marketing & New Business Development, NEC
10:20 Real-time data for Smart City applications Nicolas de Cordes, VP Marketing Vision Group. Orange Group
10:40 Privacy issues Pat Walshe, Director of Data Privacy, GSMA
11:00 Coffee break
Session Two: Using big data to develop smart city services and proof of concepts
11:30 GSMA Big Data Task Force: the opportunities for collaboration Ed Barker, Director of Industry Strategy, GSMA
11:45 GSMA’s multi-city automotive trial
12:00 Roundtable Discussion: How can municipalities, operators and other industry players work together? Moderator: Shane Rooney, Executive Director, Smart Cities & Transport, Connected Living programme, GSMAPanelistsEd Barker, Director of Industry Strategy, GSMA

Laurent Bouillot, CEO, SIRADEL

Nicolas de Cordes, VP Marketing Vision Group. Orange Group

Steven Spittaels, Partner, McKinsey

Dr Alexandre Vallette, Co-Founder, SNIPS

13:30 Networking lunch


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This event is being held in conjunction with the GSMA Mobile 360 Series: Europe