EVENTS

Dutch Data Science Awards 2019

Details

13 June 2019 - 13:30-18:00

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, the Dutch Data Science Awards will be awarded by the Big Data Alliance. The ceremony takes place in Den Bosch at the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS).

Oxford professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger will give an inspiring keynote speech on ‘Data-rich markets and their enemies’. After the keynote, an interactive panel discussion will be held with, among others, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Alexander Rinnooy Kan (Chairman of BDA), Alexander van Boetzelaer (EVP of Elsevier), Gerrit Timmer (Director of ORTEC) and Arno Nienhuis (Senior Director at Oracle).

Programme

13.30 – 14.00Entry
14.00 – 14.05Welcome
14.05 – 14.45Keynote speech by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger
14.45 – 15.15Pause
15.15 – 16.00Panel discussion with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Alexander Rinnooy Kan, Alexander van Boetzelaer, Gerrit Timmer and Arno Nienhuis
16.00 – 17.00Presentation of the Startup, Institutional and Science award
17.00 – 17.10Presentation of the “Data Science for Social Good” initiative by Dick den Hertog (TiSEM: Tilburg School of Economics and Management)
17.15 – 18.00Drinks

Registration and Location
The award ceremony will take place on Thursday 13 June between 13:30 and 18:00 at the JADS in Den Bosch (Sint Janssingel 92, 5211 DA). Interested parties can register via this link

Initiators and Sponsors
The KHMW, the oldest scholarly society in the Netherlands, was founded in 1752 to promote science and build a bridge between science and society. The Big Data Alliance is a collaboration between companies, universities and research institutes, established in 2015, with the aim of unlocking knowledge, sharing expertise and research and stimulating innovation in the field of data. Both organizations are the initiators of the Dutch Data Science Awards. They are supported in this by the University of Amsterdam , AIMMS , Lubbers De JongOracleElsevier and ORTEC, all companies with a strong technological background.