World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD 2017) in Barcelona
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD 2017) in Barcelona. 2 017.

The roundtable Big data for big impact will take place on Wednesday 17 May, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, at 12 p.m, at the Mobile World Centre of Barcelona.

Organized by the Catalan Association of Telecommunications Engineers (, the College of Engineering in Computer Catalonia (COEINF) and the Association GrausTIC, is part of the activities of the International Union of Telecommunications (ITU) to this day.


12.00 Welcome by:

  • Aleix Valls, CEO Moblie World Capital
  • Pedro Linares, president of
  • Eduard Martin, dean of COEINF
  • Dani Pujol, president of GrausTIC

12.10 Official opening by Mr. Houla Zhao, ITU Secretary General (via video)

12.15 Roundtable: "Big Data for Big Impact" with:

  • Carlos Castillo, director of research at Data Science Eureco
  • Eduard Gil, Data Leader at the Department of Justice of the Government of Catalonia
  • Ferran Marqués, director of the UPC-ETSETB
  • Big Data Expert in the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (to be specified)
  • Moderator: Teresa Serra, director and founding partner of TESEM

13.15 Open turn of words

13.45 Closing ceremony, led by Jordi Puigneró, secretary of Telecommunications, Cybersecurity and Digital Society of the Generalitat of Catalonia. Then proceed to the signing of the founding charter of the Association of IT Professionals of Catalonia.

14.00 glass of cava and networking

Registration can be made through this form.



Mobile World Center
C / Fontanella, 2