The power of Big Data Analytics

The power of Big Data Analytics: Prospects, Skills and Opportunities

26 February 2014, 18:00-20:00


Would you like to find out more about career prospects, research skills and business opportunities related to the emerging science of Big Data Analysis? A distinguished Professor at Ecole Polytechnique, France, Head of the DB-NET research group on Data & Web Mining, and two top industry executives from global leaders in software and databases will present their views and outline future trends and perspectives on research, innovation and challenges in Big Data. Examples will cover how prominent research groups and global ICT corporations, such as Microsoft and Oracle, have contributed towards the above directions.

Attendance is free to students, young ICT professionals, the general public and all those who wish to become familiar with emerging trends in Big Data Analysis.

Scientific Coordination: Prof. Ioannis Vlahavas, Dean, and Assist. Prof. Christos Tjortjis, School of Science and Technology

The working language of the event is English.

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Transfer to IHU: There will be a free return bus service from downtown Thessaloniki (in front of the University of Macedonia on Egnatia Street) to the International Hellenic University. Time of departure is 17.15 (please arrive before that - priority will be given on a first come first served basis).

Due to the limited number of available seats on the bus, you are encouraged to register online for the event and indicate your transport preference at your earliest convenience


Event Programme and Presentations

18.00-18.05 Ioannis Vlahavas
Welcome Message
Dean, School of Science and Technology
International Hellenic University
18.05-18.15 Christos Tjortjis
Assistant Professor, School of Science and Technology,
International Hellenic University
18.15-18.45 Michalis Vazirgiannis
Professor in LIX, Ecole Polytechnique
18.45-19.00 Break
19.00-19.20 Nicholas Molfetas
Server Business Group Lead, Microsoft Hellas
19.20-19.40 George Bourmas
Master Principal sales consultant and Engineered Systems Specialist,
Oracle Hellas S.A.
19.40-20.00 Discussion and closing remarks


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