The Steering Committee of the BDV PPP, with here representatives of all PPP projects, the BDVA and the EC, met last 20th November in Versailles, matching up with the European Big Data Value Forum 2017.

The PPP projects presented their progress, shared their developments and results, and talked about the upcoming achievements. From BDVA and EC, special focus was given to the achieved KPIs, the assessment part and the monitoring report of the PPP. Some aspects about the strategy of communication and marketing for the upcoming years were also discussed.

The importance of these meetings in order to find synergies between the different projects, strengthen their collaboration and keep coordinated in different activities was highlighted by all the actors.

The 23rd BDVA Activity Group Meeting has been held on the 13th and 14th of December in Brussels.

Over 70 participants from BDVA Members discussed and brainstormed about key topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Platforms, Big Data Technologies, GDPR implementation, Data Privacy, Technology integration (Big Data, HPC, IoT), Mobility and Transport, Big Data in the GeoSpatial and Earth Observation domain.

The next Activity Group meeting is scheduled on the 31st January (afternoon only) and 1st February 2018.

BDVA members can find all the relevant information in the BDVA Intranet.