VWData Symposium March 18, 2019

The VWData Symposium is a unique one-day event bringing together a wide range of stakeholders – including academic researchers, business professionals and policy makers – to discuss and showcase latest socio-technological developments in Responsible Data Science and AI. You can join the VWData Symposium ‘AI, AI, AI: of Value and Vigilance’ on March 18, 2019 at the Flint Theater in Amersfoort

The symposium will include several inspirational keynote speakers, including Prof. mr. Janneke Gerards (Professor of Fundamental Rights, Utrecht University) and Hans Bos (National Technology Officer, Microsoft Netherlands). Furthermore, various projects part of the National Research Agenda (NWA) VWData Startimpuls Program will present their latest ideas and findings. During the day a variety of stands will be showcasing live demonstrations and project video’s. One of the highlights of the day, is an open and plenary debate among all symposium participants. The debate will take place in a setting similar to the British House of Commons.


09:00 – 10:00 Registration & Coffee
10:00 – 10:10 Welcome & Opening
Prof. dr. ir. Inald Lagendijk (TU Delft, Figurehead NWA Big Data Route)
10:10 – 10:40 Keynote: The Future Computed: Business AI meets values
Hans Bos (National Technology Officer, Microsoft Netherlands)
10:40 – 11:10 Keynote TBA
11:10 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Presentations VWData Projects (More information)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch with demo’s / video’s
13:30 – 14:45 Presentation VWData Projects (More information)
14:45 – 15:15 Keynote: Algorithmic Transparency: AI meets fundamental rights
Prof. mr. J.H. (Janneke) Gerards (Universiteit Utrecht)
15:15 – 15:40 Coffee Break with demo’s / video’s
15:40 – 17:00 AI, AI, AI: of Value and Vigilance – A House of Commons
Debate. Plenary discussion, directed by Gijs Weenink (Directeur DebatAcademie)
17:00 – 18:00 Drinks

*preliminary; more information can be found on the VWData Symposium website

The VWData Symposium is affiliated with “Conferentie Nederland Digitaal”. Register for free before March 11, 2019