Big data seminar (event image)

5 December 2012 | Lion Court Conference Centre, London, UK





Quick contact

To get involved in the programme contact the producer:
Zoe Squires



Good news!  We are already planning our next event in this area!


The date and location are to be confirmed but the event will take place during 2013.


Have your say!


Contact the Event Producer, Zoe Squires if you are interested in participating – either to share your thoughts for topics we ought to address / if you have a technology you wish to exhibit or a good idea for a speaker or organisation you would like to hear from.


Register your interest in participating in this event and we’ll ensure you’re the first to hear programme developments.


Join our LinkedIn Group: The IET: Big Data (technical, ethical & legal insights) where discussions from 5 December 2012 continue.


Attendees of the 2012 IET Big Data seminar have said:


It was fun to participate and I thought the event was a great success.’

Alex Hamilton, speaker at Big Data 2012


I really enjoyed the event and found it very useful.’

Dr Matthew Casey, speaker at Big Data 2012


My management team are asking me about Big Data. I now have a much better idea  about what it is, what it involves and the questions that i should be asking before we put any serious money into development.’

Big Data 2012 delegate


'...such an interesting and enjoyable event.'

Dr Moira Smith, Tektonex, speaker at Big Data 2012


Find out more about the 2012 seminar.

Confirmed seminar chair

  • James Hayes, Technology Features Editor, E&T


Confirmed keynote speaker

  • Prof Nigel Shadbolt, Co-Director, Open Data Institute, Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Head of the Web and Internet Science Group, Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton


Confirmed speakers

  • Prof William Buchanan, Health over IP and Institute of Informatics and Digital Innovation, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Alex Hamilton, Principal & Owner,
  • Chris Nott, Software Technical Leader, UK Public Sector, IBM
  • Dr Moira Smith, Director, Tektonex Ltd


What it means to be a part of the IET Big Data seminar

"The scale and scope of the big data challenge is far greater than the attention it currently receives, and so I welcome the focus being brought by the IET and I am delighted to contribute."
Dr Moira Smith, Director, Tektonex Ltd


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