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D4P @ European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF)
December 2, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 1:45 pmFree
A GREEN CLOUD-EDGE TRANSITION FOR A SUSTAINABLE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Digital for Planet will take part in the European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF), the flagship event of the European Big Data and Data-Driven AI Research and Innovation community. Digital for Planet’s President Dr. Monique Calisti will join the session organised by H-CLOUD “A Green Cloud-Edge Transition for a Sustainable Digital Transformation”.
Objectives: The aim of this session is to bring together leading initiatives, experts, and researchers in the area of energy efficiency and digital innovation to discuss challenges and opportunities related to the green and secure digital transformation of the European industry.
Session Description: Edge computing is one of the key enablers for digital transformation in Europe. To ensure that digital transformation is sustainable, it is key that edge and linked technologies target energy efficiency and carbon-free approaches. In this session, HORIZON CLOUD brings together leading initiatives, experts, and researchers that are paving the way for new, secure, and sustainable data-driven solutions empowering digital transformation. The discussion will focus on:
- addressing opportunities and challenges to realise energy-efficient edge computing
- converging standardisation efforts to achieve green and secure digital transformation
- Welcome and Introduction
- Dr. Federico Facca, H-CLOUD Coordinator, CTO Martel Innovate
- Green ICT & Edge Computing Challenges and Opportunities: Findings from the H-CLOUD Landscape Analysis
- Mark Dietrich, H-CLOUD, EGI Foundation
- Panel Discussion: Shaping the Green and Secure Digital Transformation of Europe
- Dr. Bernhard Peischl, Innovation Manager, Research & Technology Development – Subgroup lead TF7 SG11 Automotive
- Simon Hinterholzer, Researcher, Borderstep Institute
- Dr. Monique Calisti, President Digital for Planet
- Marta Munoz, IDC Europe, Technology for Sustainability and Social Impact Practice Lead
- Prof. Babak Falsafi, Professor in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL and founding director of EcoCloud
- Wrap-Up and Future Outlook
Book your seat: https://www.bdva.eu/node/1888
THE EUROPEAN BIG DATA VALUE FORUM – EBDVF 2021
Organised by the BDVA and the European Commission (DG CNECT), EBDVF brings together industry professionals, business developers, researchers and policy-makers from all over Europe and other regions of the world to advance policy actions in the areas of Data and AI.
EBDVF 2021 theme is “Digital Transformation powered by Data and AI”. The event is hybrid with a physical part hosted in Ljubljana and sessions streamed online.