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BigO presented at ICOST 2019

15 November 2019

Last October, the International Conference On Smart Living and Public Health (ICOST 2019) took place in New York City, USA. This conference was fundamentally oriented to Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Public Health and Urban Living. On October 15, BigO was represented by Sergio Guillen, Deputy Project Coordinator of ACTIVAGE and Chief Innovation Officer of…

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BigO well represented at ECOG 2018 in Porto, Portugal

10 December 2018

Anastasios Delopoulos from AUTH and Sarah Browne from TSCUH and RCSI travelled to Porto, Portugal for the 28nd European Childhood Obesity Group congress. This annual meeting attracts European-wide clinicians and academics working directly with children who are overweight or have obesity. Anastasios introduced the audience to the BigO project whereas Sarah presented a poster on the BigO…

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BigO presented at HISI 2018 in Dublin, Ireland

3 December 2018

On 7th November 2018 Sarah Browne from Temple St. Children’s University Hospital (TSCUH) and RCSI presented on the BigO Project at the Health Informatics Society of Ireland conference.  The conference is held annually with attendees from many sectors including healthcare, industry, and academia. The 2018 conference took place in the Croke Park conference centre in Dublin…

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Dr Monica Mars explains BigO in living rooms in Wageningen

16 November 2018

On Sunday November 4th, 17 living rooms opened their doors for lecturers and researchers of Wageningen University and Research and invited their neighbors and friends for the event. The event was organized on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the University. In one of the living rooms Dr. Monica Mars talked about childhood obesity…

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EKP presented BigO at the Thessaly Science Festival 2018

30 October 2018

During the Thessaly Science Festival [Larissa, 11th-12th of October 2018], Ekpaideftiria N. Mpakogianni (EKP) presented the BigO project to numerous schools from the area, receiving great interest from students and their teachers. Volunteer students had the opportunity to register in the BigO system and start contributing their data. In addition, elementary school students that will…

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BigO presented to teachers from different schools in the Stockholm area (Sweden)

26 October 2018

On October 5th representatives from KI and IEGS presented the BigO System (the mobile app and the School Portal) to Physical Education, Science, and Home Economy teachers in the facilities of IEGS in central Stockholm. The participating teachers came from 3 different schools in the Stockholm area (IES Årsta, IES Hässelby, and IES Länna) and…

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BigO at AUTH in the City 2018 in Thessaloniki, Greece

18 October 2018

On Sunday, October 7th 2018, members of the BigO project team were present for the 2nd consecutive year at “AUTH in the city” 2018, an event that takes place annually at the main square of Thessaloniki, in Greece. AUTH in the city is organised by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and offers the opportunity to…

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BigO presented at the 57th Annual ESPE Meeting in Athens, Greece

11 October 2018

Prof. Anastasios Delopoulos, project coordinator, presented BigO as a poster during the 57th Annual ESPE Meeting 2018. The ESPE (European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology) meeting was held in Athens, 27-29 September 2018. The theme of the meeting was “Narrative and Precision Medicine in Paediatric Endocrinology” and the audience comprised of around 2000 doctors, diabetologists.

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BigO at the Researchers Night 2018 in Thessaloniki, Greece

8 October 2018

On the 28th of September, members of the BigO project team were present at the Researchers Night in Thessaloniki to inform the general public of the BigO vision and activities. This night also provided an opportunity to come in contact with the BigO target group and engage youngsters aged 9-18 years old to register and…

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BigO at EASD Postgraduate Course on Diabetes and Technology in Athens, Greece

5 October 2018

Prof. Anastasios Delopoulos, project coordinator, presented BigO during EASD (European Association for the Study of Diabetes) Postgraduate Course on Diabetes and Technology, that was held in Athens, Greece, on September 20-22, 2018. The audience comprised of around 80 doctors, diabetologists. The presentation of BigO is entitled: “Οbjective Monitoring of the Obesogenic Behaviour and the role…

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