National eScience Symposium 2017

Date: 12 OCT 2017 

On Thursday 12 October, the Netherlands eScience Center will host the National eScience Symposium 2017 – Science in a Digital World. As a partner of this event, SURFnet is involved in all the sessions on the Internet of Things (IoT).

12 Oct 2017
Amsterdam ArenA
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Discover how digital technology impacts scientific research

Our understanding of human behavior and the brain, dealing with the challenges of climate change and discovering new energy sources, analyzing social and cultural interaction, processing sensor data from billions of devices from transportation to health; digital technology cuts through all scientific disciplines.

Thematic sessions and keynotes

At the National eScience Symposium, we will discuss in different thematic sessions what this means for scientific research. From the humanities to physics and beyond. The themes are:

  • Internet of Things
  • Energy Science
  • Natural Language
  • Brain, Cognition and Behavior
  • Future of Machine Learning

SURFnet is involved in all the sessions on the Internet of Things. Also on the agenda, alongside thematic sessions, are keynote speeches by Cecilia Aragon (University of Washington) and Diederik Jekel (scientific journalist).

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