Category Archives: Events

Research placement at IATA
22 June – 3 July 2015
Geneva, Switzerland

From 22 June to 3 July Volha has been on a research placement at the IATA office in Geneva, where she has been doing some preliminary work with the IATA Smart Security team, researching and discussing aspects of data-driven risk-based passenger differentiation (Smart Security is currently a joint programme between IATA and ACI: http://www.iata.org/whatwedo/security/Pages/smart-security.aspx).
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Thinking with Algorithms:
Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles
Durham, 26-27 February 2015

26-27 February we held a workshop centred on the work of Prof. Katherine Hayles (Duke University). The event brought together over 20 speakers from five countries, with Prof. Katherine Hayles, Prof. Donald Mackenzie (Edinburgh University), Dr Luciana Parisi (Goldsmith, University of London), Prof. Celia Lury (Warwick University) and Dr David Berry (Sussex University) delivering keynote addresses.
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Big Data Everywhere

4 June 2015 Volha attended the ‘Big Data Everywhere’ event in London. The event was co-presented by MapR Technologies and Cisco, sponsored by Teradata, Protegrity and BMC Software and hosted by Hive London Meetup. The event was one in a series of international events and was largely introductory in nature. It was “aimed at helping organisations understand the technical, business and practical aspects of Hadoop and related technologies”. Continue reading