Precision Medicine Lab attended the annual the workshop on Big Data and Cloud Computing (BigC 2019) at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS.
The objective of the workshop was to provide a platform to researchers, students, and practitioners to discuss the cutting edge research and state-of-the-art industry solutions in the Big Data and Cloud Computing area. The workshop included invited talks from experts in academia, industry, and government. It also included panel discussions on how Big Data and Cloud Computing technologies can be used to solve problems of national importance as well as meeting sustainable development goals. In addition, a hands-on tutorial was conducted to familiarise students and participants with the current research and its applications in the area of machine learning, high performance computing, and cloud computing.
This workshop was intended for faculty, students, researchers, and practitioners focusing on Big Data, IoTs, and Cloud Computing. Relevant topics included:
• Big data analytics and visualisation • Big data infrastructure and management • Social media analytics • Service orchestration and management
• Cloud/edge/fog computing • Internet of Things • Internetware and DevOps • Security, privacy, and legal issues • Applications: e-government, e-health, e-agriculture, e-learning, smart city, smart grid