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Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency FAT*

Start:
2018/02/23 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2018/02/24 18:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
New York City, USA
Link:
FAT* Conference
Description:

Algorithmic systems are being adopted in a growing number of contexts. Fueled by big data, these systems filter, sort, score, recommend, personalize, and otherwise shape human experiences of socio-technical systems. Although these systems bring myriad benefits, they also contain inherent risks, such as codifying and entrenching biases; reducing accountability and hindering due process; and increasing the information assymmetry between data producers and data holders.

Past Events

Internet Festival 2016

Start:
2016/10/06 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2016/10/09 19:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Pisa, Italy
Link:
Internet Festival 2016
Description:

Una Mappa Interattiva della Mobilità di Pisa
Logge di Banchi, Pisa, PI, Italia, da giovedì 6 a domenica 9 ottobre.

Una lettura della città e dei suoi luoghi di attrazione e di lavoro attraverso il traco
veicolare. Nel tempo, nello spazio, nei giorni il traco automobilistico incide
fortemente sulla vivibilità di Pisa mentre comportamenti più sostenibili (ride sharing,
car pooling, bicicletta) migliorano la godibilità di una città storica, giovane e dinamica.

1st International SoBigData Workshop

Start:
2016/09/05 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2016/09/05 09:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Hannover
Description:

First International SoBigData Workshop - in conjunction with TPDL 2016

DyNo: 2nd International Workshop on Dynamics in Networks

Start:
2016/08/18 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2016/08/21 17:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Davis, CA, USA
Link:
DyNo: 2nd International Workshop on Dynamics in Networks
Description:
The purpose of this workshop is to encourage principled research that will lead to the advancement of the social science in time-evolving networks. The workshop will seek top- quality submissions addressing important topics such as: dynamic network modeling, time- aware network mining approaches, social influence spreading, diffusion processes in dynamic networks and forecast of network topology perturbation.

Lipari Summer School on Computational Complex and Social Systems

Start:
2016/07/10 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2016/07/17 17:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Lipari Island, Italy
Link:
Lipari School on Computational Complex and Social Systems
Description:
This summer school will provide opportunities to collect experience with modern data analysis, in particular Big Data analytics. This includes subjects such as how to mine data in the Internet and data of Social Media. Our main and special guest lectures will address the scope focusing on algorithms, computational models and practical results on this field.

Seminar: The illusion that comes with a price: privacy on the web

Start:
2016/02/25 09:30 Europe/Rome
End:
2016/02/25 10:30 Europe/Rome
Speaker:
Gábor György Gulyás, Postdoctoral Researcher, Privatics team, Inria
Location:
Aula Faedo, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
Description:

We are used to the fact that things are free on the web. Since the Snowden case, more people know that even free services have their price. In spite of this, most of us still don't take any countermeasures to protect their privacy. But is it hard to protect our online activities? Or is this battle already lost? The first part of this talk will be an overview of the history of web privacy, how and why our online presence is exploited in exchange of getting some services for free.

PhD+

Start:
2016/02/23 15:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2016/04/22 18:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Sala Gerace, Computer Science Department, Pisa, Italy
Link:
PhD+
Description:

The PhD+ programme, designed and fully developed by the University of Pisa, aims at fostering innovation and entrepreneurial mind-set in Master degree students, PhD students, PhDs and academics. PhD+ consists of a series of interactive and engaging lectures combined with coaching and mentoring activities, given by top-level experts in innovation and technology transfer.

International Data Responsibility Conference 2016

Start:
2016/02/19 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2016/02/19 09:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
New Babylon Meeting Centre Anna van Buerenplein 41a, The Hague, The Netherlands
Link:
International Data Responsibility Conference 2016
Description:
On February 19th, the International Data Responsibility Group (IDRG) will host the second annual International Data Responsibility Conference in The Hague, NL. The IDRG is a global network of experts and organisations working on the principles and standards needed to guide the Data Revolution in the context of humanitarian action, sustainable development and peace & justice. Its members seek to build an authoritative knowledge platform to enable responsible experimentation on the release, processing and use of data.

The Data Incubator

Start:
2016/01/04 00:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2016/02/26 00:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
New York City, Washington DC, San Francisco Bay Area, or online
Link:
The Data Incubator
Description:

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares the best scientists and engineers with advanced degrees to work as data scientists and quants. It identifies fellows who already have the 90% difficult-to-learn skills and equips them with the last 10%: the tools and technology stack that make them self-sufficient, productive contributors. The program is free for fellows. Employers only pay a tuition fee if they successfully hire.

Why Open Access? A researcher's perspective

Start:
2015/10/23 14:30 Europe/Rome
End:
2015/10/23 16:30 Europe/Rome
Speaker:
Prof. Jean-Claude Guédon, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Location:
Aula A-27, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
Description:

Open Access is a consequence of digitization; it began its “public life” after the publication of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) in 2002. In the last dozen of years, it has moved through the usual phases of movements that do not go away: at first, it was ignored; then it was laughed at; later on it was fought and resisted.

In 2015, we are clearly in the last phase, and perhaps even beyond: even large commercial publishers are finding ways to compose with Open Access. The issue is no longer whether Open Access will survive, but rather in what form will it evolve?

InnovaFiducia

Start:
2015/10/23 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2015/10/23 14:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Sala Convegni Padiglione 127, Expo, Milano, Italy
Link:
InnovaFiducia
Description:

Programma

Ore 9.00 Registrazione Partecipanti

BigDataTech

Start:
2015/10/15 09:15 Europe/Rome
End:
2015/10/15 16:30 Europe/Rome
Location:
Villa Vittoria, Florence, Italy
Link:
BigDataTech 2015
Description:

Agenda
09:15 - Registrazione dei partecipanti
09:30 - Benvenuto ed introduzione
09:45 - Fashion Analysis: Analisi dei dati pubblici provenienti dai social network e legati al mondo della moda
10:00 - Big Data: come, quando e perchè? Claudio Sartori - Università di Bologna
10:30 - I Big Data a servizio del business Stefano Gatti - Cerved
11:00 - Coffee Break & networking
11:30 - Data integration omni-channel Luca La Monica - Fendi

Internet Festival 2015

Start:
2015/10/08 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2015/10/11 23:59 Europe/Rome
Location:
Pisa, Italy
Link:
Internet Festival 2015
Description:

SoBigDataShow

Venerdi 09 Ottobre - Stazione Leopolda

MoKMaSD 2015

Start:
2015/09/08 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2015/09/08 09:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
York, UK
Link:
MoKMaSD 2015
Description:

MoKMaSD 2015 aims at bringing together practitioners and researchers from academia, industry and research institutions to present research results and exchange experience, ideas, and solutions for modelling and analysing complex systems and using knowledge management and discovery methodologies in various domain areas such as social systems, ecology, biology, medicine, smart cities, governance, education and social software engineering.

Summer School on Data Sciences for Big Data - Resource Aware Data Mining

Start:
2015/09/02 08:30 Europe/Rome
End:
2015/09/05 18:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Computer Science Department, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal
Link:
Summer School on Data Sciences for Big Data - Resource Aware Data Mining
Description:

From 2nd to 5th of September 2015, the TU Dortmund University and LIAAD-INESC TEC will organize a Summer School on Data Sciences for Big Data - Resource Aware Data Mining.
The School will be hosted at Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto and is collocated with ECMLPKDD 2015 - European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases.

DyNo: 1st International Workshop on Dynamics in Networks

Start:
2015/08/25 09:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2015/08/25 09:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Paris, France
Link:
DyNo
Description:

In the last years we witnessed to a shift from static network analysis to a dynamic networks analysis, i.e., the study of networks whose structure change over time. As time goes by, all the perturbations which occur on the network topology due to the rise and fall of nodes and edges have repercussions on the network phenomena we are used to observe. As an example, evolution over time of social interactions in a network can play an important role in the diffusion of an infectious disease.

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