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Data Visualization London Message Board › Big Data Week is go - Wednesday 25th April details

Big Data Week is go - Wednesday 25th April details

Stewart T.
user 4087854
Group Organizer
Manchester, GB

Good evening all!


Big Data Week is live and what a week we have planned. I'm really looking forward to meeting you all at the community meetup on Tuesday at 5-8pm and if you can't make tomorrow Ill meet you on Wednesday at D3 and Gephi love. This is shaping up to be the Big Data event of the year!


So whats happening on Wednesday ?


Share some D3 and Gephi love

Location & Timing

Gibson Hall

13 Bishopsgate London EC2N 3BA, London



18:00 - Registrations, Drinks and pizza


19:00 - 10-15 min. talks


1. Francesco D'Orazio - 10 reasons why we visualize data"

The cognitive and strategic reasons why data viz really makes a difference on dealing with big data.

2.Paul Gesiak, Data Scientist @Datasift - Gephi on steroid - visualizing breaking news using Gephi in real time.

3.Ben Hagan - D3 and the real time firehose - driving 250m tweets into a visualization.

4.James Cheshire - Spatial Analysis and CASA


20:00 - QA session

20:30 - Wrap up and continue networking at the pub.


If you have any questions about the timings, venue, location then email me direct­ and Ill get back to you ASAP.

Im really looking forward to meeting you on Tuesday, we are sharing the day with Hadoop User group UK, it will be a busy venue and there are drinks and pizza provided by the lovely Face, whilst we need to thank Canonical for the venue, big shout out to them all.


5 Big Questions on Big Data

A goal of BigDataWeek is to understand where the industry is today so we can help serve it better in the future. We've pulled together a 5 question survey­ - please spend a minute to complete it and we'll send you the summary of the analysis we gather from across the globe.


Bonus! Take part in a Twitter Q&A with the CTO of the United States

We're excited to announce that the U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President, Todd Park (Todd Park), will be hosting a live Twitter Q&A on Tuesday at 7pm. While you'll be engrossed in the London event, it's still a great opportunity to Tweet a question to Todd to ask about his vision for Big Data and how it can transform government. More details on the event are here.

Thanks to our supporters

This event wouldn't have been possible without our supporters, so a massive thanks to DataSift, Face, Canonical for making this happen and I suggest you go check out what they are doing in the Big Data space.


Best Regards


Stewart and Carlos




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