Detailed information

  1. Registration

    Thank you for planning to attend the event. Registration to the conference is now available! Please register early to benefit from the discounted rates.

    Registration link

    Each registration entitles to attendance of UCC, BDCAT, all workshops, tutorials, the doctoral symposium and the UCC cloud challenge, as well as the subsequent …

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  2. Speakers

    The conference fosters in-depth technical-scientific presentations as well as inspiring talks by experts from industry and academia. The following speakers have confirmed their participation in the conference to deliver keynotes and invited talks on big data topics:

    Tim Bell (CERN), Erik Elmroth (Umeå University), SK Reddy (Hexagon), and others to …

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  3. Technical Programme

    The following list of peer-reviewed scientific papers have been accepted for presentation in the BDCAT 2018 main conference track:

    • Meiqi Han, Yi Guo, Zhenhao Zhang and Tianmei Qi: Research on Highlight Snippets Identification Technology Based on Sentiment Analysis of Bullet Curtain
    • Richard Sinnott and Ziyue Guan: Prediction of Air Pollution …
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  4. Tutorials

    We are pleased to announce the following tutorials which will be delivered during the conference:

    • A simple path towards testing cloud applications. (Francisco Gortázar) (more information)
    • HPC Meets Cloud: Building Efficient Clouds for HPC, Big Data, and Deep Learning Middleware and Applications. (D. K. Panda and Xiaoyi Lu) (more information …
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  5. Workshops

    The following workshops are collocated with the conference and will soon inform about their respective talks and papers.

    • 7th International Workshop on Clouds and (eScience) Applications Management - CloudAM 2018

    • 5th International Workshop on Smart City Clouds: Technologies, Systems and Applications - SCCTSA 2018

    • 4th International Workshop on Serverless Computing - WoSC 2018 …

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  6. BDCAT Committees

    For any general conference inquiries, please contact us at

    General Chairs

    • Josef Spillner, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
    • Alan Sill, Texas Tech, USA

    Program Committee Chairs

    • Xinghui Zhao, Washington State University Vancouver, USA
    • Richard Sinnott, University of Melbourne

    Track Chairs

    • Big Data Science Track: Kenneth Johnson …
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  7. Calls

    The call for participation will be published soon.

    All calls for contributions are closed. Please consider submitting to BDCAT 2019 next year!

    BDCAT 2018 Call for Papers

    Note: Promising BDCAT papers without full validation may be selected for presentation in poster form after review. Posters are eligible for two pages …

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  8. Sponsorship Opportunities

    The BDCAT 2018 Organising Committee is delighted to invite sponsors to participate in the 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies (BDCAT 2018) which will take place in Zurich, Switzerland, 17-20 December, 2018.

    There will be a rich program of social events in which the …

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  9. Welcome to BDCAT 2018

    Zurich skyline

    Context & Scope

    The 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies (BDCAT 2018) aims to provide a platform for researchers from both academia and industry to present new discoveries in the broad area of big data computing and applications. The conference topics are big data science …

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