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Participate in a GLA 'Smart Cities' initiative at Big Data Week and details on the Global Data Challenge

Stewart T.
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Manchester, GB
Good morning

A few announcements this week:

Participate in a GLA 'Smart Cities' initiative at Big Data Week

Are you a systems integrator, developer, or data analyst?


Join the GLA at Big Data Week in London and become part of the Special Interest Group contributing to the future direction and shape of the London Smart Cities initiative. The Greater London Authority (GLA) are partners in the EU iCity programme, iCity will extend London Datastore (LDS) opening up an 'Internet of Things' API infrastructure across the capital to help build a smarter London. We're looking for up to 100 developers to be part of this initiative.


Find out more and register your interest at bigdataweek.com/icity

Data Challenge

As part of Big Data Week, we are organising a Global Big Data Challenge that will take place on the weekend of 27th – 28th April 2013. You’ll be encouraged to sign up in teams of up to five people to compete against each other to uncover the world’s healthiest city (more details coming soon…). The key to the challenge is to find datasets which will help you to decide the health of each city and to use this analysis to determine a ranking of the world’s healthiest cities.

More details here


And lastly would you like to speak at Big Data Week ? Submission date is closing soon, go here and submit your abstract now.


If you want to know more about the Initative, Data Challenge or whats happening in Big Data Week in general then drop me a line at Stewart@bigdataweek.com


Thanks


Stewart
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