Centre for Internet & Society

Institute for Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro welcomes you to an international workshop on Big Data at Hotel Windsor Florida, Rua Ferreira Viana, Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on November 16 and 17, 2015. Open Society Foundations and British Embassy Brasilia are sponsors for the event. The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is a research partner. Sunil Abraham, Pranesh Prakash and Vipul Kharbanda will be speaking at this event.

The event will bring together key representatives from government, civil society, the business sector and academia from Brazil, India, United Kingdom and several other countries. This is a closed multistakeholder round-table to discuss and map international examples of Big Data uses and regulation, both by private and public sectors, in order to develop practical strategies to promote adoption of harmonized rules by different actors. The event will also map existing initiatives involving the use of Big Data and present the results of a joint research initiative conducted by ITS and CIS in this field.