Big Data: Visualisation & Enjeux, an event at the University of Fribourg

On June 25, 2018 the event ‘Big Data: Visualisation & Enjeux’ was held at the University of Fribourg.

The event was co-organized by Virtual Switzerland and the Swiss Alliance for Data-intensive Services.

First the participants were welcomed by Prof. Philippe Cudré-Mauroux, who presented the activities of the eXascale infolab. Then Gundula Heinatz, Managing Director of the Alliance gave an overview of the activities of the Alliance and Laetitia Bochud, Head of Marketing of Virtual Switzerland presented her organization.

Alireza Ghasemi, Data Scientist at ELCA Informatique SA, described his work on how to interpret the results of AI, especially when using neural networks.

Nicolas Delétroz, Professor HES and Chef de projet “Observatoire Valaisan du Tourisme” at HES SO Valais, gave a presentation on the use of data for the tourism industry in Wallis.

Niels Nijdam, Senior Researcher, Université de Genève, gave an overview of the research activities at his Lab: ‘Research and interest from the Conscious Analytics System Laboratory’.
Finally Alexis Roussel, Co-founder of Bity addressed the important question: Why does digital integrity matter?

The presentations were followed by an apero, during which the participants exchanged on potential projects and joint activities.

Following are some glimpses from the event. 

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