Personalia | Mike Sips inivited to a conference on Big Data in Canada

The Canadian German Chamber of Industry & Commerce (CGCIC) invites Mike Sips (Section 1.5 Geoinformatics) as one of five German experts as speaker for a conference on Big Data, Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence in Ottawa, Canada. The speakers should share their ideas, experiences and visions from a German perspective. Mike Sips presents GeoMultiSens, a Big Data technology for multi-sensor analysis of optical remote sensing data developed at GFZ. The Canadian attendees of the conference are targeted to 200 experts.

The conference on February 22nd is complemented by a one week long program to hereby visit companies, start-ups, universities, incubators, government institutions and other relevant institutions, which are active in the area of big data & cybersecurity. This conference is part of the Transatlantic Dialogue, an initiative called into life by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany and the CGCIC.

The project GeoMultiSens has been funded by the German Ministry of Education and Science (BMBF) in the framework of IKT 2020 – research for innovation. (rn)