Big Data Viz management seminar, Oct. 24th

Growth & Innovation by Utilizing Big Data

BIG DATA VIZ management seminar 24.10 at Design Society

Take part in a one-day seminar with international keynote speakers giving lectures on the relevance of Big Data for growth and innovation in businesses. Get insights into how design methods & new tools can help leverage business opportunities in new ways.

You will meet cutting edge practitioners who showcase their experiences across a wide range of projects, and you will gather important understanding of how businesses currently work with Big Data.

The seminar focuses on how to explore the business potentials in Big Data and why visualization methods can make all the difference in understanding and communicating Big Data in order better to drive innovation. These are the main topics of the seminar:

• Driving innovation with big data.
• Stakeholder management and organization drivers for using big data
• Quick starting points and mobilization strategies
• Tools and methods for different types of innovation needs

You will experience a combination of lectures, group consultations and demo sessions during the day. This allows for knowledge transfer, in-depth debate and understanding of the latest toolsets.

Key take-aways:

• How to position big data within your organization
• How to work with big data within your organization
• What tools are available and how to engage with them
• Examples of how others have used large data sets to drive innovation
• Visual analytics and visualization techniques


9:00 – 9:15 Big Data Viz Introduction and welcome by Nille Juul-Sørensen, CEO, Danish Design Centre

9:15 – 9:45 Opening lecture – The big picture of Big Data – a primer to big data and innovation in your organization – Vinay Venkatraman, CEO Leapcraft & co-founder of CIID

9:45 – 10:15 Kim Escherich, Executive Innovation Architect, Smarter Planet, IBM – the business value in big data.

10:15 – 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 – 11:00 Visualizing big data sets – Moritz Stefaner, Researcher and designer.

11:00 – 11:30 Data visualization workflow – Stephan Thiel & Steffen Fiedler, Studio NAND.

11:30 – 12:00 Big data tools and methods & capabilities – Vinay Venkatraman

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break

13:00 – 13:45 Parallel sessions – consultation / demo

13:45 – 14:00 Coffee break + network!

14:00 – 14:45 Parallel sessions – consultation / demo

14:45 – 15:00 Mini break

15:00 – 15:45 Parallel sessions – consultation / demo

15:45 – 16:15 Wrap up & Panel discussion – Vinay Venkatraman, Moritz Stefaner & Stephan Thiel.

16:15 – 17:00 Network!

Please note: there are 40 limited seat – our first priority will be management level in the production companies or within public sector.

The event is organized by the Danish Design Centre in collaboration with Vinay Venkatraman

Location: Design Society, H.C. Andersens Boulevard 27, 1553 København V

Lectures: 30 Minute inspirational lectures on Big Data potential in Business
+ 15 mins Q & A.

Consultation session: 45 minute in-depth expert consultation in groups of max. 15 participants. Answers to specific needs and questions about how to utilize big datasets with creative methods inside your organization.

Demo: Interactive demo of big data visualization projects from various industry sectors with live Q & A

The audience will be divided into 3 groups in the afternoon session. Each group will have the ability to get expert consultation and view several demos. Mini break between each session allows for intermingling, networking, exchange of ideas etc.

Group A Group B Group C
13:00 – 13:45 Consultation Demo 1 Demo 2
14:00 – 14:45 Demo 2 Consultation Demo 1
15:00 – 15:45 Demo 1 Demo 2 Consultation

Please fill out the questionnnaire for the consultation session when registering in advance of the seminar day.

Read more about keynotes:

Vinay Venkatraman, CEO of Leapcraft Innovation & co-founder of CIID (Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design). Vinay has helped shape product strategy for companies like Nokia, Intel, Novo Nordisk, Maersk line, Lufthansa Technik, Philips lighting etc.

Moritz Stefaner from Germany has background in Cognitive Science. He has helped clients like the OECD, the World Economic Forum, Skype, dpa, FIFA, and Max Planck Research Society to find insights and beauty in large data sets.

Stephan Thiel, from Germany, is co-founder of the Berlin-based Studio NAND, he is one of the partner team of three, who advises clients such as Disney Research, Pittsburgh, FIFA and the German Telekom on how technology can help understand and improve businesses, social relationships, knowledge management and communication.

Nille Juul- Sørensen, CEO, Danish Design Center