24 ottobre 2017

TOREADOR at the International Market Advisory Committee – European Commission

Ernesto Damiani has been invited by the European Commission to present TOREADOR at the International Market Advisory Committee (IMAC) as DG CONNECT Pilot Project. DG CONNECT is The European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology.

The meeting focused on some of the emerging data potential and challenges, and it will form part of the Commission’s further reflexion as announced in the Digital Single Market Mid-Term review. It aims to give policy makers the opportunity to exchange ideas on how to grow the data economy in their Member States.

05 ottobre 2017

First International School on Industry Digital Evolution

TOREADOR supports the first International School on Industry Digital Evolution.  The School aims to become  a meeting point between the industry and academia to understand what are the benefits and the actions to be taken for leading a transformation of practices, processes, technologies and competencies.

The latest achievements of the project have been presented by Paolo Ceravolo, and Ernesto Damiani presents the TOREADOR approach in a talk titled “Big Data and Industrial Internet: key notions and open issues”.


04 settembre 2017


Ernesto Damiani has been invited to held a talk at the Statistical Challenges in Big Data & Complex Systems meeting, satellite event of the annual conference of the The CLAssification and Data Analysis Group (CLADAG) of the Italian Statistical Society (SIS).

In this talk Ernesto will describe the TOREADOR approach to Model-based Big Data Analytics and how it can be deployed as service for European enterprises.

29 giugno 2017

TOREADOR @ IEEE Big Data Congress 2017

Ernesto Damiani presented TOREADOR  methodology for Big-Data-as-a-Service at the IEEE Big Data Congress, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

At the same event, related work by Maria Krotsiani and George Spanoudakis has been presented.

01 giugno 2017

IRIXYS – Summer School for Junior Scientists 2017

IRIXYS and the AIDA consortium (Artificial Intelligence for Data Analytics) in collaboration Atos International Germany jointly organise a Summer School for PhD students and junior scientists with the title “Big Data and Business: Methods, Technologies and Innovation”.

The Summer School intends to build a strong network of young and experienced scientists for future cooperations. Addressing different approaches in the field of Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things and Machine Learning, the event aims at getting a deeper insight into fundamental research works as well as technological transfer and industrial purposes.

The Summer School particularly targets PhD students. Master students interested in pursuing their academic path in the research field can participate within the number of available places.

During his speech, Ernesto Damiani will introduce the innovation of TOREADOR in the context of Big Data Analytics.

More information on the IRIXIS web site and on the Summer School leaflet.

31 maggio 2017

Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

Prof. Wil van der Aalst, member of TOREADOR Advisory Board,  has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship, nominated by the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) of Aachen.

The award has been endowed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and is the most valuable prize in Germany. It is aimed at attracting top researchers to Germany across all scientific disciplines.

19 maggio 2017

Ernesto Damiani @ Banche e Sicurezza 2017

Ernesto Damiani has been invited to held a talk at the “Banche e Sicurezza 2017″event organized by the ABI, the Italian Bank Association.

During the speech, he will present the TOREADOR approach, and how Big Data analytics can be exploited to improved bank and finance security.

More information and the full program can be found on the ABI website.

15 maggio 2017

Ernesto Damiani @ Statistical Challenges in Big Data & Complex Systems

Ernesto Damiani has been invited to held a speech at the “Statistical  Challenges in Big Data & Complex Systems,” to be held the 12th of September at the Università degli Studi di Milano(Italy).

The purpose of the symposium is to take advantage of the presence in Milan of the statistical community attending CLADAG Conference in 2017 and to stimulate cross-discussion between the various disciplines present in the University and who for various reasons are concerned with the theme of Big Data and Complex Systems.

28 aprile 2017

Ernesto Damiani @ Birkbeck Conference on “Big Data Analytics and Applications to Economics”

Ernesto Damiani has been invited to held a speech at the conference on Big Data Analytics and Applications to Economics organized by the Birkbeck University of London, Institute for Data Analysis, which will be held the 5th of June 2017.

The talk will address many topics of TOREADOR research and present our view on Big data analytics applied to real economic scenarios.

06 marzo 2017

First educational event for the TOREADOR community

A 4-day training course started on March 3, 2017 in Milan, at Omnia Comunicazioni (, has been delivered by the CINI unit. It was aimed at training professionals on new Big Data technologies.

Course modules were: Data Technology, Data Science, Lab activities, Assessment and Evaluation.