Future Cloud

Future Cloud and Big Data Stockholm

Date and location

June 27 - July 9, 2016


The Future Cloud School 2016 (‘FCS’) is a two weeks event open to EIT-Digital Master School students, PhD students and postdocs from Europe. Students following this school will attend lectures from leading researchers and practitioners from academia and industry. The FCS also includes a Business Proposal competition organized between student groups. In addition, FCS organizes the “Big Data Seminar”, which is an open one-day, high quality event focusing on Cloud business and technology and opened to a large audience.

The goal of this summer school is to teach advanced topics related to algorithms and platforms for Big Data as well as to enhance the innovation and entrepreneurial awareness among McS Students, PhD students and postdocs. The summer school will cover both presentations by researchers on Big Data analytics and platforms as well as presentations by company experts on business models.

The theme of the summer school is Big Data focusing on business, value chain, technology, safety and security of the future cloud. This will be introduced through lectures, workshops, public seminars, and hands-on supervision. Through the two weeks you will work in teams of two to four students on problems that will be initiated by leading European companies working on Big Data.

Organizing team: Seif Haridi, Björn Hovstadius and Sarunas Girdzijauskas (SICS and KTH)

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