Lero, Insight and JST are organising the First Irish Workshop on Effective Large Scale Computing for Big Data Analytics in UCD, on March 13th 2014.
"The aim of this workshop is to bring together members of the Irish academia and industry to raise awareness about recently started research programmes on Big Data Analytics and in particular large scale computing. The workshop will facilitate discussion on software platforms, open libraries and data, as well as exciting real-world problems currently addressed through effective large scale computing solutions." http://elsc.ucd.ie/
There will be presentations from different Ireland based companies such as Accenture, Bell Labs, Deloitte, IBM, Logentries, MongoDB, NewsWhip, Synference, and also some academics (Insight, CeADAR, JST).
The workshop participation is free but we recommend you to register (on the website), as there is a limited number of available places.