Jump Main Menu. Go directly to the main content

Sección de idiomas

EN

Fin de la sección de idiomas

Access / Registration

Sección de utilidades

Fin de la sección de utilidades

MENU

Events

Start of main content

Barcelona Data Science Conference

Social Sciences Conference March 21-22, 2016 Barcelona

General information

Venue: Universitat Pompeu Fabra Ciutadella Campus Roger de Lluria Building,
Room 40.S02 Barcelona

Language: English

Organized by:

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

Coordinator/s:

José García Montalvo Universidad Pompeu Fabra. Social Sciences Council. Fundación Ramón Areces

 

Omiros Papaspiliopoulos Universidad Pompeu Fabra

  • Description
  • Programme

The Barcelona Data Science Meeting is a biennial event organized by the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics and Fundación Ramón Areces that brings together international experts from academia and the industry on Data Science. It is a two-day event, the first day dedicated to research in Data Science and the second on Data Science applications for businesses and institutions. The conference aims to create an open environment for debate and exchange of knowledge, ideas, and views among researchers, professional experts, and students. The first edition of this meeting will take place in 2016.

Monday, 21

10:30

Registration

11:00

The Billion Prices Project: Using Online Data for Inflation Measurement and Research

Alberto Cavallo
MIT.

12:00

Testing and Learning Distributions in Sublinear Time

Costantinos Daskalakis
MIT.

 

Break

15:00

Little Data: How Traditional Statistical Ideas Remain Relevant in a Big-Data World

Andrew Gelman
Columbia University.

16:00

Deep Learning

Alexandros Karatzoglou
Telefónica.

 

Break

17:30

Flops and Bytes in Biology

Modesto Orozco
IRB.

Tuesday, 22

9:30

Registration

PANEL: Real economy

10:00

Financial Analytics experiences on Big Data platforms

José Valiño Blanco
Abanca.

Data science in the Spanish Tax Agency

José Borja Tomé
Agencia Tributaria (AEAT).

Moderator:
José García Montalvo
Barcelona GSE and UPF.

 

Break

PANEL: Entertaiment/Gaming

11:00

Channel 4 and how Big Data is changing the broadcasting and media ecosystem

Keynote Speaker:
Pedro Cosa Fernández
Channel 4.

Talents, release and data-driven decisions

Matthew Eric Basset
Gower Street Analytics, London.

Changing the game - The challenges of increasing revenue when your product is free

Sharon Biggar
Social Point.

Channel 4 and how Big Data is changing the broadcasting and media ecosystem

Moderator:
Omiros Papaspiliopoulos
Barcelona GSE and UPF.

 

Break

PANEL: Service sector/Marketing

12:15

Challenges for display advertising

Keynote Speaker:
Nicolas Le Roux
CRITEO.

Modern Data Science: Monogamy or Ménage à trois

Lara Khanafer
Dataiku.

Applying advanced analytics to every-day decision-making. Building smarter companies

Pau Agulló
Kernel Analytics.

Moderator:
Teresa García-Milà
Barcelona GSE and UPF.

  • Activities related
  • Projects related
  • News related
  • Publications related

see all

End of main content