Registration Open: Big Data Alliance Event on Privacy, Ethics and Algorithms
Big Data Alliance Event on Privacy, Ethics and Algorithms
Date: Thursday 30 November
15.00 – 15.10 Opening by Alexander Rinnooy Kan, Professor at University of Amsterdam and Member Executive Board Big Data Alliance
15.10 – 15.35 Bernd Stahl, Professor at the De Montfort University and Director of the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, on “The ethics of computing: A survey of the computer-oriented literature”
15.35 – 15.45 Questions / Discussion, moderated by Marc Salomon
15.45 – 16.00 Break
16.00 – 16.25 Maurits Kaptein, Professor at Tilburg University on “Data Science without prejudice: How to avoid unfair conclusions even if they are true?”
16.25 – 16.50 Jack van Wijk, Professor at TU Eindhoven on “Data visualization for transparency”.
16.50 – 17.00 Questions / Discussion
17.00 – 18.00 Networking and drinks
The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and Data Science Center (DSC) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are joining forces in a new joint fellowship for (teams of) researchers interested in exploring the intersection of data science and other disciplines. The first fellow of the new program, Dr. Davide Ceolin, will start his fellowship at the IAS on June 17. Ceolin is currently affiliated with CWI.
Nanda Piersma, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), has been appointed as a crown member of the Social and Economic Counsil (SER). This is the first time that a lecturer has been appointed as member of the SER. Nanda Piersma was approached because of her expertise in the field of digitisation.