DIS2017: USING DATA TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD

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This year’s theme: USING DATA TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD

The Data Innovation Summit is a full-day event taking place each year in Brussels.

This year’s theme is Using Data to Build a Better World #Data4Good.

The Summit takes place at the ING Marnix building in central of Brussels, on 30 March 2017.

45 of the brightest minds in technology will deliver the presentations – all of them ‘Made in Europe’.

INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

The summit gathers our innovation ecosystem, including 500+ data experts and 20 Innovation Drivers, startups, large corporations, academics, executives and government officials interested in Data Innovation in Belgium.

From the beginning we have enjoyed partnerships with major industry players, including Janssen Pharmaceutica, Euroclear, AXA, Proximus, Engie, ING and Carrefour.

We also receive structural support from suppliers such as SAS, Business & Decision, Teradata, Micropole, Infocura and DalDewolf.

THE DATA NETWORKING EVENT OF 2017

Expect a fast-paced day with plenty of opportunities to network. We use Conversation Starter to enable you to meet like-minded people and share ideas and experiences.

This event is for experts from Government, Universities, Startups and Companies interested in data science / analytics / IoT / big data.

If using smart, robust data to build a better world is your priority, you won’t want to miss #DIS2017 as we uncover the keys to success.

GET A 50€ DISCOUNT BY COMPLETING THE #DIS2017 SURVEY

MEET AND NETWORK WITH CONVERSATION STARTER

PLAN YOUR MEETINGS DURING NETWORKING BREAKS, LUNCH AND APERO USING CONVERSATION STARTER

1. Book your seat for the event on Eventbrite
2. Set up your profile using the link you received in your confirmation email
3. Connect
4. Conversation Starter automatically coordinates your meetings a few days before the event!

What’s New in DIS2017

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Here is what you can expect this year :

  • We are moving to a new event location in the center of Brussels (ING Marnix), Troonstraat 1, 1000 Brussels.
  • This year’s theme is using Data4Good: Using Data to build a better world.
  • We will feature more keynote speakers and limit the number of shorter presentations.
  • We will have up to five parallel tracks,
    • the main room seating 340 people,
    • the community room seating 60,
    • the oval room sitting 40, and two round tables sitting 30 each
  • Thanks to the focused breakout sessions presentations will include more detailed discussions and workshops:
    • 2h Introduction to Hadoop
    • 2h Introduction to Tensorflow
    • 2h on Bigdata Architecture
  • Forty-four presentations in the main and community rooms
  • A larger main room than last year’s venue and a bigger FOYER for your networking
  • We will have one international keynote speaker: dr Kirk Borne
  • As gold or platinum sponsors, you can reserve a room and fill a parallel track with your own presentations or workshops (choose between afternoon or morning sessions)
  • Providing increased opportunities for networking throughout the summit, supported by the Conversation Starter app
  • The opportunity to schedule Conversation Starter meetings at your own booth
  • We also have a special Recruitment Offer for companies eager to hire the best data scientists
  • 3h Pre-summit in depth workshop on March 29th for C-levels and directors with one of our guest speakers.
  • Speakers dinner on March 29th at the executive restaurant on the top floor of the  ING building.

Parking

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2 Portes (Brussels)

If you have booked a Business ticket you will receive a parking voucher at the reception of diSummit. People who are not staying the whole day or do not have the business ticket of diSummit will in any case not be charged more than 14,9€ at the interparking gate.
This parking is at 4 minutes walking distance (400m) from the event location.
Main entrance address:  bvd de Waterloo 2a, 1000 Brussels
Alternative entrances:    Avenue de la Toison d’Or (en face de Apple/M&S) Brussels