VI Christmas seminar

· Sheffield

The Yorkshire constituency is organizing the VI Christmas seminar on the 8th of December.

The event will take place at the Diamond, in the University of Sheffield. The topic of the event is “Opportunities and challenges of Big Data”. We have invited four speakers to discuss different aspects of Big Data:

• Antonio de la Vega de León (University of Sheffield) – Opportunities of Big Data for biomedical research
• Daniel Sanz Becerril (DataKind UK) – Opportunities of Big Data for social good
• Itzelle Medina Perea (University of Sheffield) – Ethical issues of the use of Big Data in the health sector
• Gabriela Arriagada Bruneau (University of Leeds) – Foreseeable benefits and potential risks of Big Data in our society

The schedule for the event is:

11:00 – 11:10 Introduction
11:10 – 12:30 Short talks by each speaker
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Open discussion

If you interested in attending, please register on our Evenbrite page.

The event is possible thanks to the generosity of the Fundación Ramón Areces.