The Converging Media and Content Unit will hold a workshop on Big Data and Media&Content on 24 September 2015. This workshop will provide an effective opportunity for European stakeholders to contribute to this topic, to discuss with key speakers and to influence the future activity in the European scenario.
The aim of this workshop is the analysis and the identification of current and future challenges for Big Data and Media&Content industries to be tackled in future European Innovation initiatives. Real examples of the potential, challenges and complexities of using big data in this domain will be discussed, together with an innovative business and investor perspective. The workshop will target the facilitation of data usage in media companies’ strategies and the use of media data for cross-domain applications taking into consideration all research and innovation aspects. For this reason, technological and big data experts, policy makers, investors, legal researchers with experience in the digital sector and economic and business experts in the digital economy will be invited. The outcome of the workshop will be used as starting point for a more active presence of data driven digital media innovation in Horizon 2020.