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The opening day of the Raúl Bitrán Chair will feature presentations by Dr. Bárbara Poblete, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chile, and Dr. César Espíndola, Executive Director "Big Data Project ULS".

A new cycle of the Raúl Bitrán Nachary Chair will be presented at the University of La Serena, this time focused on contributing to the community to become familiar with the theme "Data, reliable information and good decisions, in times of uncertainty." As has already been frequent in the house of higher studies, these conferences will be held online, open to the community and the support material will be delivered upon registration in This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The first of a cycle of 5 conferences on a monthly basis, will take place on Wednesday, July 8, at 16:XNUMX p.m. considering the presentations of Dr. Bárbara Poblete, associate professor of the Department of Computer Sciences of the University of Chile and associate researcher of the Instituto Milenio Fundamentos de los Datos; and Dr. César Espíndola, assistant professor and researcher at the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of La Serena and Executive Director of the "Big Data ULS Project", who will discuss Introduction to Data Management.

In this regard, César Espíndola, who is also the Director of Strategic Development and Quality of the ULS, stressed that "in this scenario where an optimal management of your information, reliable, as support for decision-making, forces us to search quickly technological resources, tools and new knowledge that help us in the task of storing, processing and exploiting the large volumes of data that the organizational operation is generating with each of its actions and sustaining the results of the organization ”.

In addition, Espíndola added that “it is for this reason that the Raúl Bitrán 2020 Chair of the University of La Serena, as part of the" Big Data ULS Project ", has been designed to help different members of the community to enter this world of the data, accessing new knowledge, tools and experience in a dialogue with regional, national and international specialists that allow them to embark on the path towards the digital transformation of their own organizations and businesses ”.

Transmission will take place via YouTube channel Linking with the ULS Medium and support material will be sent to those who register in the aforementioned email.

Subsequent dates will be announced in advance and correspond to the first week of each month.

Written by Jenifer Araya, DIVEULS