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Big Data in the Public Sector

April 18 OF 2017 from 09:15 AM to 06:15 PM

The ESADE Alumni Public Management Club, in conjunction with Barcelona Open Data Initiative, invites you to the conference ''Big Data in the Public Sector''. Public authorities and public-sector companies are responsible for promoting public policies about open data and for analysing big data to ensure intelligent decision-making. This conference will provide an insight into and discuss some of the key considerations facing institutions in this area, and take a closer look at several representative success stories.




9:15 – 9:45  Panel 1: Introduction. ''Why is big data a challenge for our institutions?''
Francisco Longo, director ESADEGov.
Joan Colom (FGAP 96/ LISP-EAPC 01/ EMPA 03), president of ESADE’s Public Management Club. Deputy director, Drug addition, Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia.
Lourdes Muñoz, president Dones en Xarxa. President Barcelona Open Data Initiative.

9:45 – 10:00  Lecture. ''Factors related to use of big data in the public sector''
Manuel Carricano, associate professor in ESADE’s Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Science, and director of ESADE’s Executive Programme in Big Data Analytics.

10:00 – 10:15  Lecture. ''Why is big data useful in the public sector?''
Clarisa Martínez, Big-Data & Analytics solution manager, Altran.

Coffee break

10:45 - 11:45  Panel 2: ''Data are the remedy: big data and health''
Jordi Colomer, manager, Institut de Diagnòstic per la Imatge. Director of Master in Clinic Management and associate professor at UOC.
David Torrents, ICREA research professor of Genomics at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center.
Adil Moujahid, data scientist at NTT DATA Corporation
Javier Colás, president, Medtronic Spain & Portugal
Nacho Alamillo, general manager, Astrea

11:45 - 12:30  Panel 3: ''Smart City, Mobility and Big Data''
Eduard Martín, Director of public sector strategy at Sopra Steria
Adrià Puigpelat (EMPA 11), regional head of Barcelona traffic, DGT (Spain’s traffic authority)
Josep Ramón Ferrer (Finance for managers 07), director of institutional business development at Doxa Innova&Smart

12:30 - 13:30  Panel 4: ''Can crime be forecast?''
Eduard Gil (Finance for management 06 / MBA 01), head of data project, Department of Justice, Generalitat of Catalonia. Member of ESADE Public Management Club.
Adria Comella (MBA 01), justice general secretary, Generalitat of Catalonia
Carlos Vicente Soler, deputy managing director of rehabilitation and healthcare. Department of Justice. Generalitat of Catalonia
Antonio Andres Pueyo, professor, Department of Personality, Assessment and Psychological Treatment, University of Barcelona

13:30 -14:00  Discussion: ''Measuring the ROI of big data projects''
Mar Torrent, director Big Data Center of Excellence Barcelona
Rosa María Rodríguez Curto, Services VP, T-Systems ITC Iberia SA

16:00 - 17:00  Panel 5: ''Big Data and Public Policy''
Josep Ginesta, General Secretary for Employment, Social Services and Families. Generalitat of Catalonia.
Sonia Taborcia, Head of Public Sector Big Data & Analytics, EVERIS

17:00 - 18:00  Panel 6: ''Data-Driven Institutions. Challenges and opportunities''
Carles Agusti, Head of Govern Obert, Barcelona provincial council
Daniel Marco (MBA 04), director SmartCatalunya, Generalitat of Catalonia
Marta Continente (FGAP 97), head of Smart City projects. Metropolitan area of Barcelona
Nuria Espuny, general manager of Transparency, Open Data and Democratic Quality. Department of Institutional and External Relations and Affairs and Transparency. Generalitat of Catalonia.
Francesca Bria, Commissioner of Technology and Digital Innovation, Barcelona City Council.
Lidia Buisan, member, Bioethics and Law Observatory (UB)
Pilar Conesa, founder and CEO of Anteverti. Director, Smart City Expo World Congress
Mario Alguazil, director, Department of Open Government and General Services, Sant Feliu de Llobregat city council

18:00 - 18:15  Conclusions



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