Reminder: European Data Forum 2014 - Call for Contribution ends 10.12. 2013

Dear all,
(apologise for cross posting)

hereby we would like to remind you of the Call for Contribution (CfC) 
for the European Data Forum 2014 (EDF2014, 
that ends 10.12. 2013, 22.00pm CET).

EDF will take place 19th to 20th of March 2014 in Athens, Greece. Hereby 
we would like to invite you again to submit your proposal for a presentation 
at the EDF2014 until 10th of December 2013!

Please find all relevant information on the Call for Contribution on 
the EDF2014 website here:

Also the 1st press release for EDF has been published today:


The EDF is the annual meeting-point for data practitioners from industry, 
research, the public-sector and community initiatives, to discuss the opportunities 
and challenges of the emerging Data Economy in Europe. EDF14 will be opened by a 
welcome of Neelie Kroes (Vice President of the European Commission, in charge of 
the Digital Agenda), as well as by by Prof. Giorgos Kaminis (Mayor of Athens and 
former Greek Ombudsman) as well as a representative of the Greek Government.

EDF 2014 comprises keynotes from global experts in the field, submitted 
presentations by participants, an executive panel on Big Data as well as 
a panel on Open Data Business & Innovation and a 2-day exhibition. 

It concentrates on recent developments such as Open Data, Linked Data and 
Big Data and balances technical, application and socio-economic issues. 
The aim of the forum is to bring together all stakeholders involved in the 
data value chain to exchange ideas in order to strengthen the European data 
economy and its positioning worldwide. Discussions at EDF 2014 will also 
provide input to research, development, and policy activities at the 
European Commission (e.g., Horizon 2020) and those of the EU member states, 
with the aim of influencing the development of the new European data economy.

Proposals for presentations should be submitted as a single PDF file at If you experience any
difficulties using the submission system, please send the proposal via e-mail 
to Proposals will be reviewed by the Organizing Committee 
of EDF 2014 according to their relevance to the scope and purpose of the event.

The programme team of the EDF14 is looking forward to receiving your proposals 
and meeting you in Athens in March 2014!

Important Dates

- Submission of proposals:  December 10 2013, 22.00pm CET
- Notification of acceptance or rejection: early January 2014
- Full EDF2014 program available: end of January 2014

EDF2014 facts

Call for Contribution:
Press Room of EDF14:

EDF2014 website:
Overall EDF website:
LinkedIn Group:
twitter hashtag: #EDF2014

Martin Kaltenböck, CMC
Managing Partner, CFO

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Received on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 21:49:24 UTC