“We can equip traffic lights with heat sensors, so they only turn green when someone is actually waiting at the light. Who could object to that? But people balk at the idea of collecting data in the public space. That’s why the government needs to clarify what we want to achieve, and share knowledge with each other. Being open and showing the advantages is how you convince people to get on board. The more visible those benefits are to the end user, the more fun it gets.”
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Graag nodigt het Responsible Sensing Lab je uit voor een meetup waarin we je meer vertellen over ons werk. We zullen enkele van onze projecten uitlichten en demonstreren. Iedereen is van harte welkom!
Donderdag 27 oktober om 16.00 uur.
- 16.00 introductie Responsible Sensing Lab door Sam Smits (projectleider) en Coen Bergman (initiatiefnemer)
- 16.15 drie van projecten uitgelicht door Coen Bergman
- Simple sensors
- 16.25 demonstratie Responsible Sensing Toolkit door Sam Smits
- 16.45 vragenronde en afsluiting
- 17:00 borrel + bezichtiging demomodellen
De meetup is in het Nederlands maar alle informatie over het Responsible Sensing Lab is ook in het Engels beschikbaar op onze website.
Data promises to unlock solutions to many of the major challenges of our time. Unfortunately, accessing this data is not as easy as it seems. Who wants to share business-sensitive data with a competitor? Or privacy-sensitive data? Due to uncertainty about security, privacy and data ownership, less than 1% of all data is actually used, shared and analysed. At the same time, as individuals and organisations we often give away our data – without even realising it. Large tech parties collect, process and use data to make a profit.
In response to these challenges, Amsterdam Data Exchange (AMdEX) aims to shape the future of a fair data economy where data owners can securely share their data. Central to AMdEX is the premise that data are not shared without permissions from data owner. What conditions would you set before sharing your personal data? Or competitively sensitive information? Or your research data? The session presents key experiences, dilemmas and lessons learned from the AMdEX initiative and invites the audience to contribute to the discussion.
- 15:50 – 16:00 Walk-in
- 16:00 – 16:10 Welcome and introductions, Leonie van den Beuken (Amsterdam Smart City)
- 16:10 – 16:20 Introduction to AMdEX, Joep Meindertsma (Dexes)
- 16:20 – 16:30 AMdEX case study: Marineterrein Sensor Data, Tom van Arman (Tapp)
- 16:30 – 16:40 Future of AMdEX, Jan van Boesschoeten (AMS-IX)
- 16:40 – 16:45 Critical reflection by Waag (speaker TBA)
- 16:45 – 17:00 Panel discussion
- 17:00 – 17:30 Wrap-up and networking drinks
About Data Dilemma Series
Data Dilemmas is a collaboration between Amsterdam Smart City and the City of Amsterdam’s Data Lab. Three times a year we explore the possibilities for using data and new technologies to address urban and societal challenges, with a focus on responsible digitalization. The goal is to use data to make cities more safe, clean and accessible. But what happens to all the data that is collected? Which dilemmas do we encounter when we collect (personal) data to improve the city? These questions are important for everyone: governments, knowledge institutions, companies, and civil society. Amsterdam Smart City would like to explore with you which decisions are needed for responsible use of data.
To join us please register via Evenbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/data-dilemmas-fair-data-sharing-with-amsterdam-data-exchange-amdex-tickets-411897114357
The development of AMdEX is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund
I am Estefanía Morás, and I am a master student in Industrial Design at the University of Twente, currently working on an exciting research project. This project focuses on supporting transdisciplinary, multi-stakeholder collaboration in smart city initiatives and is supervised by Dr.ir. Deger Ozkaramanli (link). Current issues in smart cities cannot be tackled by a single profession or a discipline, yet bringing together multiple stakeholders from different backgrounds requires tools and methods that are tailored to their needs to ensure fruitful collaboration. I would like to address this challenge by designing a toolkit (physical or digital) that will facilitate managing value conflicts that may emerge among various stakeholders when trying to jointly define a ‘problem’ or find ‘common ground’.
To do this properly, I need input from both researchers and practitioners. This will ensure that the toolkit will be both evidence-based (based on the latest scientific research) as well as relevant for practitioners working in smart city projects such as yourself. Would you be available for a 1-hour interview with me to discuss a specific smart city project that you have been involved in? The emphasis in this interview will be on the opportunities and challenges that emerged in the collaboration (the process) and not so much on specific smart city technologies.
The date of this interview entirely depends on your availability, but if possible, I would like to meet before the end of September.