Symposium: The Future of a Data-Driven Society
Every day we hear about how artificial intelligence and big data technologies are changing our daily lives, and changing the world. What more will the future bring, and will society be ready for it?
Maastricht University invites you to join the conversation on ‘The future of a data-driven society’, on the day before the Dies Natalis. The event will feature keynote lectures by inspiring leaders and competitions for world-changing visions and outstanding research proposals.
- Prof. Carole Goble from the University of Manchester, who will set out her vision on the future of science. Prof. Carole Goble emphasises the importance of sharing and publicising research data according to the FAIR principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable), and will demonstrate which steps she takes to do so.
- Prof. Lucy Suchman from Lancaster University. Prof. Lucy Suchman is an anthropologist with extensive experience and expertise relating to the interaction between people and computers. She will explain her recent study into the role of robots in geriatric care, and will present a new approach to technological design within the field of healthcare.
The Institute of Data Science invites submissions of posters highlighting innovative and impactful on-going research projects that have data science components to tackle key problems of societal relevance.
Vision essay competition
The Institute of Data Science invites the submission of visionary essays concerning the future of a data-driven society.
The Institute of Data Science invites the submission of exceptional research proposals that focus on the use of data science to tackle problems of significant relevance to society.
|14:00 - 14:30||Registration, Coffee and tea, poster session info market|
|14:30 - 14:45||Welcome/kick off Data science community @ UM
Prof. dr. Martin Paul
Prof. dr. Michel Dumontier
Prof. dr. Sally Wyatt
|14:45 - 15:15||Keynote speech 1
Prof. Carole Goble
|15:15 - 16:15||Research proposals/essay pitches and announcement winners|
|16:15 - 16:45||Keynote speech 2
Prof. Lucy Suchman
|16:45 - 17:00||Closing of the official programme in lecture hall|
|17:00 - 18:00||Poster session and information market in network environment|