The media140 worldwide team are exceptionally happy to have successfully designed and curated the second edition of Big Data Week. One of the most unique global platforms of interconnected community events focusing on the social, political, technological and commercial impacts of Big Data. It brings together a global community of data scientists, data technologies, data visualisers and data businesses spanning six major commercial, financial, social and technological sectors.
The 2013 festival ran from 22-28 April across 27 Cities, hosting over 190 events and attracting over 20,000 participants globally.
Find out more at www.bigdataweek.com
Our friends at Bloom agency have produced this fabulous inforgraphic and whitepaper for the media140 team to illustrate how many conversations and connections where made during the festival.
Roll on #bdw14!
Big Data Week is one of the most unique global platforms of interconnected community events focusing on the impacts of Big Data. This infographic was created by Bloom Agency on behalf of Big Data Week using data supplied by DataSift and using Bloom Agency’s earned media planning tool, Whisper.
Click on the image above to find out more about the global conversation surrounding Big Data Week.
We’re really excited to announce a new series of events in Sydney starting off in March 2013. Hosted at The Oxford Hotel in Darlinghurst, we’ll be exploring a diverse set of themes across the digital media, technology, journalism, politics, mobile and social media.
UPDATED – FEBRUARY 2013 – THE POSITION IS NOW CLOSED
Fancy being part of the media140 Australia team? We’re on the look out for a part-time event and community manager to help us develop our Australian community. Over the next 12 months we want to grow our presence in Sydney and Melbourne through meetups, events and other fun stuff – and we need your help!
Big Data Week is pleased to announce new dates for the 2013 week long festival. We’ll be kicking off on the 22nd April 2013 and running until the 28th April with a mixture of meetups, network events, hackathons and other fun data stuff. This year Big Data Week has partnered with media140 Worldwide, the global events community platform, to produce and co-ordinate the week long festival of activities and events.
In April 2011 we successfully produced our first ever event looking at the use of digital and social technologies in science communication hosted at the Brisbane Powerhouse. A year on we have again partnered with the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education to launch a new digital science event – sciencerewired.
If you have been following our activities in April you will seen media140 hosting two concurrent events 15,000km apart: our three day digital festival in Perth, Australia and our journalism workshops at the International Journalism Festival. It’s been a busy month for us!
media140 will be participating in the ‘Statistics Extension Workshop’ at Idescat, Barcelona on the 18th May 2012 – curating the workshop entitled “The New Data Journalism” and presented by a former media140 speaker Carlos Alonso.
media140 will be heading to Red Innova in Madrid – 14th and 15th June for the international gathering on innovation, internet, creativity and entrepreneurship. It’s a leading digital event exploring how digital is changing society and a great opportunity to ‘network’ and meet international leaders in technology, innovation and the Internet.