Science in a Digital World – the National eScience Symposium 2017

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This is a day-long event where scientists and researchers from different disciplines meet to discover how digital technology impacts scientific practice:
This annual symposium is an opportunity to meet with researchers (from academia and industry), students and data scientists dealing with the challenges and potential of digital technologies; from the humanities to physics and beyond.

The symposium features a plenary session with keynotes from Cecilia Aragon (University of Washington) and Diederik Jekel (Science Journalist). There will be five parallel thematic sessions (organized with partners):

Internet of Things (SURFnet)
Natural Language Processing (CLARIAH)
Energy Science (NWO-Shell programme)
Brain, Cognition and Behavior (NeuroLabNL)
The Future of Machine Learning (Commit2Data)

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Science in a Digital World- National eScience Symposium
12 October 2017
Amsterdam ArenA

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.

At this symposium, we will discuss in different thematic sessions what this means for scientific research: Internet of Things; Natural Language Processing; Energy Science; Brain, Cognition and Behavior; and The Future of Machine Learning.

Our organizing partners: SURFnet, CLARIAH, NWO-Shell programme, NeuroLabNL, Commit2Data.