American University of Beirut

Big Data, Big Computing & The Oil Industry

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The Big Data, Big Computing & the Oil Industry Conference was held on December 6, 2013 and focused on the important role of high performance computing, big data and e-infrastructure in the information economy and opportunities in the oil and gas sector in Lebanon and the wider region. 

The conference was organized by The Munib and Angela Masri Institute of Energy and Natural Resources, the Computational Science Program at the American University of Beirut, the Center for Computational Science at University College London, and the Lebanese Petroleum Administration which is collaborating in the organization of the event. 

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Topics and Presentations: 

  • Big Data & Big Computing: Aiming for Leadership in Science, Technology & Commerce, Dr. Peter Coveney, Director of Centre for Computational Science University College London
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  • The Growing Importance of Technology in the Oil & Gas Industry: Big Data and Advanced Automation, Stefano Martinotti, Partner at McKinsey & Company
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  • Big Data in Oil & Gas: Unleashing its Full Potential, Dr. Hany Azzam, Application Platform Technical Lead at Microsoft MEA Centre of Expertise Microsoft
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  • Big Data: A New Form of Oil or Soil?, Dr. Moustafa Ghanem, Research Fellow at the Deptartment of Computing Imperial College London
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  • Big Data-Driven Business: Finance, Retail and E-Healthcare, Dr. Sebastian Del Bano Rollin, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Financial Computing & Analytics University College London



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