The 30th of November, Dr. Georgina Nugent Folan presented the paper “Data, Metadata, Narrative. Barriers to the Reuse of Cultural Sources” at the Metadata and Semantics Research Conference, Tallinn, Estonia. More info here.

The 1st of December, Dr. Nicola Horsley presented the paper “Gatekeeping imaginaries of cultural heritage research: the role of archives in shaping the possibilities of future research” at the Research Digital Cultural Heritage Conference, Manchester. More info here.

The 13th of December, Dr. Nicola Horsley presented a research paper entitled “What Can a Knowledge Complexity Approach Reveal About Big Data and Archival Practice?” as part of the Computation Archival Science Workshop at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. You can find more information here.

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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.