Event tip: seminar ‘Sense in the City: for active and healthy living’

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Monday, April 18th 2016

‘Sense in the City’ offers an insight in the use of (sensor) technology in the city for an active and healthy lifestyle. Researchers, students, companies and (non-) governmental institutions gather to present the latest developments and to discuss the possibilities and challenges.

Main organizer: Digital Life Lab of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Date: Monday, April 18th 2016
Time: 12.30 – 18.00 hours
Location: Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam

Programme outline
12.30 – 13.30: Demo exposition and lunch
13.30 – 16.30: Keynote presentations and panel discussion
16.30 – 18.00: Demo exposition and closing drinks

Keynote speakers
Yvonne Rogers (University College London)
Paul Veugen (Human activity tracker)
Nicky Hekster (IBM)
Nelleke Penninx (Gemeente Amsterdam)
Laura Hakvoort (Gemeente Amsterdam)

This event is a parallel event of the Design & The City conference
Design & The City is a four-day event that brings together international experts, researchers, designers, educators and policy makers to explore citizen-centered design approaches to the smart city. Central theme is the role of design(ers) to create opportunities and practices for citizens, (social) entrepreneurs and policy makers towards more liveable, sustainable and sociable urban futures.