18 Sept Dublin & 23 Sept Cork: CeADAR Open Day

Thursday, 07 August, 2014 

Big Data Analytics: technology’s hottest trend

Overviews and hands-on demonstrators of analytics transforming information to insight to value
The Centre for Applied Data Analytics (CeADAR) is an industry-led technology centre for the development, and deployment of analytic technology and innovation. The Centre is a joint initiative between Enterprise Ireland and the IDA.

The Centre’s work focuses on developing tools, techniques and technologies that enable more people, organisations and industries to use analytics for better decision making

The primary outputs are prototypes and demonstrators, along with state of the art reviews of data analytics technology, tools, best-practice methodologies and processes.

CeADAR’s 3 core work programmes are:

  1. Intelligent Analytic Interfaces allow ordinary users to derive benefits from exploring data, developing insights and communicating results from advanced analytics tools
  2. Data Management for Analytics develops approaches, methods and tools to improve, simplify and reduce the effort involved in the management of data for analytics purposes
  3. Advanced Analytics creates approaches, tools and techniques for social trending, social fingerprinting, continuous analytics and the detection of cause and effect across data streams

The Open Day will feature:

  • 3 talks overviewing the state of the art in the core areas of Big Data Analytics
  • 8 industry presentations illustrating real-world applications of Big Data Analytics
  • 20 hands-on demonstrators of analytics tools co-developed with the CeADAR Centre


  • 09:00-09:30 Continental breakfast and hands-on Big Data Analytics demonstrators
  • 09:30-09:40 Welcome & introduction to CeADAR
  • 09:40-10:10 Overview of Big Data Analytics
  • 10:10-10:40 Industry Experts Panel: Industry’s challenges and opportunities with analytics
  • 10:40-11:25 Examples from Irish companies of Big Data Analytics at work
  • 11:25-11:30 Wrap-up
  • 11:30-13:00 Lunch and hands-on Big Data Analytics demonstrators

Download Open Day Programme (PDF)