EXPERTS from the Big Data & Smart Cities related industries have recently gathered at Marriott Singapore Tang Plaza on March 22 and 23, for the BIGIT Technology Singapore 2016 featuring the 3rd Big Data & Smart Cities World Show conference.
The two-day conference, sponsored by HPE (Platinum Sponsor), Cloudera, Marklogic and Talend (Gold Sponsors), saw a gathering of about 100 attendees from local and overseas including Singapore, Malaysia, USA, Spain, China, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Australia, India and the Philippines with the same objective and mission – to gain comprehensive learning experience related to Smart Cities and build interactive network with global ICT leaders.
List of Speakers include Dr. Yap Ghim Eng, the Deputy Director & Lead Scientist of A*STAR; Ir. Dr. Daniel Ng, Head of Research of China BD & SC, Research Institute (Guangdong Centre) China; Dr. Jong Sung-Hwang, Vice President of ICT Policy Group National Information Society Agency, South Korea; Fredrik Ohlsson, Director of Global Info. Management, Tetra Pak, Singapore and Josep-Ramon Escoda, Former Deputy CTO & Smart City Director of Barcelona City Council, Spain.
This 3rd Big Data & Smart Cities World Show with the theme, “Shaping the Future with Big Data and the Internet of Things towards Building a Smart City” highlighted significant key areas of Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) in changing businesses and people’s lives in line with the implementation of Smart Cities. With a total of 23 Speakers from various fields, 14 case studies and 4 panel discussions shared during the conference, attendees also had the chance to learn and explore the latest technologies used to build smart cities with the implementation of big data analytics and IoT.
One attendee summed up the event with the feedback:
“Thanks a lot for giving me an opportunity to witness the future. I thoroughly enjoyed the event and have gained lots of insights.”
Olygen, the event organiser will also be kicking off its third event this year, known as BIGIT Technology Malaysia 2016, which will feature two concurrent conferences: The 4th Big Data World Show and Data Security World Show and the BIGIT Exhibition on 19th and 20th September at KLCC Convention Centre, KL Malaysia. Co-organised by Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) – Malaysia’s government agency leading the national Big Data Analytics initiative, the event will be the Anchor Event of the Big Data Week Asia 2016.
To find out more about BIGIT Technology Malaysia, please visit: http://bigittechnology.com/malaysia2016.