Program

Data Driven Innovation Open summit 2020 Edition

Thursday 10 December 2020

h. 10.15 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. – Algorithms and Big Data: how do they work?

In a modern world of knowladge you need to know more and more and the use of these tools has become indispensable in a thousand areas of life: from biology and biomedicine, to the skills naeeded to combat tax evasion.

In the first appointment of Data Driven Innovation, experts from universities and research centers discuss the most recent innovations and projects that have at the center the use of Algorithms and Big Data in all their meanings, reasoning about how the ability to think, organizing and visualizing data is the basis of continuous innovation

Speakers: Giuseppe Di Battista, Roberto, Grossi, Fabio Vandin, Giuseppe Liotta, Irene Finocchi, Giuseppe Italiano, Andrea Bettini

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h. 10.15 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. – Data Driven Innovation for Mobility Policy Making 

Data is the new electricity. We are living in the age of the fourth industrial revolution. This is the era of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. There is a massive data explosion that has resulted in the culmination of new technologies and smarter products. Around 2.5 exabytes of Data is created each day. The need for data has risen tremendously in the last decade. Many companies have centered their business on data and the skills to work on it will be foundament to get a job.

Language: English

Speakers: Raphael Reimann, Salvatore Di Dio, Benedetta Sanjust, Lorenzo Meschini, Domenico Schillaci

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h. 11.15 a.m. – 12.15 a.m. – Data Skill

Data is the new electricity. We are living in the age of the fourth industrial revolution. This is the era of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. There is a massive data explosion that has resulted in the culmination of new technologies and smarter products. Around 2.5 exabytes of Data is created each day. The need for data has risen tremendously in the last decade. Many companies have centered their business on data and the skills to work on it will be foundament to get a job.

Speakers: Valentina Mulas, Fabio Mercorio, Elena Baralis, Carlo Pietrobelli, Andrea Bettini

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h. 12.15 a.m. – 1.15 p.m. – HAL 9000 

Hal 9000 was the Artificial Intelligence of Kubrik “Space Odissey”: a computer wished became a man or a god; Its name is the acronym for Heuristic Algorithmic “. You might be thinking what exactly is artificial intelligence? One might say that it is the ability of computers to think and act like humans. In a very simple language, yes, it is just that. But there’s more to it. Let’s explore artificial intelligence in detail.

Speakers: Rita Cucchiara, Massimo Chiriatti, Paolo Benanti, Andrea Bettini

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h. 12.15 a.m. – 1.15 p.m. – Industrial Data Optimization

Data Optimization is a process that prepares the logical schema from the data view. Data optimizations in industrial field is most commonly known to be a non-specific technique used by several applications in fetching data from a data sources so that the data could used in data view tools and applications such as those used in statistical reporting.

Speaker: Riccardo Apreda, Luigi Cerfeda, Renato Magliacani, Emanuele Pierucci, Giovanni Pianigiani

Moderator: Cristina Raimondo

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h. 2.30 p.m. – 16.o0 p.m. – Digital government, smart cities, next economy

An invisible cloud envelops us. It is the data and information that we exchange online, a continuous flow that someone collects, processes and exchanges. It is true that thanks to big data we access services that are increasingly tailored to our needs, but our every move, every purchase, every communication, our public and private moment can be observed. For this reason, democratic institutions, cities and economic realities must confront each other on a daily basis on how to transform data into an asset for all and not a fact of exclusion.

Speakers: Carlo Batini, Andrea Cosentini, Paolo Ghezzi, Giuseppe Sindoni, Renée Miller, Max Palerai, Janina Landau

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h. 3.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. – War on covid: Tools and Analysis to defeat the virus

It has been a cursed year in which the arrival of the Covid 19 pandemic has forever changed the history and lives of millions of people. We must remain united and fight the spread of the disease through the best structures and the best tools. Within the talk Tools and Analysis to combat Covid, expert researchers, virologists and engineers will talk about the importance of data collection and analysis in the fight against the pandemic.

Speakers: Stefano Patarnello, Mauro Grigioni, Vittoria Colizza, Ernesto Belisario, Arianna Cocchiglia, Guido Silvestri.

Modera: Cristiana Pulcinelli

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h. 3.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. – Communicating through data: corporate edition

From the Digital Services Act to companies, through digital identity and large intangible infrastructures. We live in the era of post-truth, fake news, whose motto is “there are no facts, only interpretations”, a famous provocation by Friedrich Nietzsche of Frammenti Postumi. So why the corporations needs to communicate througt data? How the enterprises accountability is and will be ever more important in data recording, presentation and communication.

Speakers: Davide Cervellin, Lorenzo Luca, Igor  Marcolongo, Marco Torrisi,  Andrea Sempi, Antonella Grassigli, Vincenzo Zeno Zencovich,

Moderator: Cristina Raimondo

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h. 3.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. – Data Tourism 

In a rapidly changing market such as tourism, it is necessary to be able to identify growth opportunities and anticipate trends and customer behaviors. We will talk about this in the Data Tourism talk where industry experts will discuss about how this is possible thanks to the use of data emerging from new digital tools.

Speakers: Mirko Lalli, Francesca Benati, Giovanna Manzi

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h. 4.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. – A predictive analysis, well explained

What A predictive analysis is? How does it work? Using data, statistical algorithms and machine learning techniques to identify the probability of future results based on historical data with the aim of going beyond understanding what happened to arrive at a better assessment of what will happen in the future.

Speakers: Bernardo Monechi, Dario Pagani, Luciano Pietronero, Alex Vespignani, Cristiana Pulcinelli

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