Spui 25, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Work Behind Data: Seminar on Systems and Perspectives

Data has become central to many aspects of our society. However, the social and technical work that lies behind data is often overlooked. This seminar will explore the challenges and state of the art in working with data from both these vantage points.

This event consists of talks from research leaders in computer science, social science and scholarly communication.

About the speakers

Luc Moreau is a Professor of Computer Science and Head of the Department of Informatics, at King’s College London. He is a world leading authority on data provenance.

Philippe Cudré-Mauroux is a full professor at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, where he leads the eXascale Infolab. His work explores extracting and integrating data from unstructured content using knowledge graphs. He has worked at MIT, IBM T.J. Watson and EPFL.

Stefania Milan is an Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam. Her work focuses on the interplay the interplay between technologies and society. She is Principal Investigator of the ERC-funded DATACTIVE project that explores the politics of big data.

Helena Cousijn is the Engagement Director of DataCite. DataCite is the leading global non-profit that provides persistent identifiers for research data and other research outputs. Dr. Cousijn has been a pivotal leader in driving adoption of data citation to facilitate data reuse.

Paul Groth is Professor of Algorithmic Data Science at the University of Amsterdam where he leads the Intelligent Data Engineering Lab (INDElab).


For more information and to register for this event, click here.