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Inspirationlab: Dutch Innovators for Peace

Technology can drive peace and justice. Innovative solutions increasingly make use of new types of data, mobile technologies and social media. Big or small (data), high-tech or low-tech: the challenge is to maximise the benefits while minimising the risks that come with the so-called data revolution.


Meet the following Dutch Innovators:

•    Christophe Billen (People’s Intelligence)

•    Wouter Dijkstra (TracFM)

•    Sjors van den Dries (Crowdsense)

•    Maarten-Jan Kallen (ActivityInfo)

•    Marten Schoonman (Akvo Foundation)  

•    Siem Vaessen (Zimmerman&Zimmerman)

This InspirationLab will be organised as part of our summer school Big Data for Peace and is open to the public.


11.00 Welcome by Ulrich Mans

11.15 Showcases by Dutch Innovators

12.00 Panel Session

12.30 Q&A with audience

13.00 Closing and free lunch

Practical information

Who can attend? Inspirationlabs are for people both inside and outside the university: researchers, students, policy makers, experts and professionals in a given field of knowledge, sharing their perspectives on certain topics. Inspirationlabs are  free for anyone to attend, but please make sure to register beforehand by emailing your name & the name of the inspirationlab you would like to attend. 

Date & time: Friday 17 July 2015 from 11.00 - 13.00

Location: Living Lab (Schouwburgstraat 2, The Hague) 

Language : English 

Registration & contact: C4I@cdh.leidenuniv.nl

Inspirationlabs of Leiden University bring together prominent speakers from different (transdisciplinary) fields to discuss the future. These labs provide a safe haven to share inspirational ideas and meaningful insights to stimulate knowledge valorisation, societal impact and collaboration between science, business and society. Our mission is to inspire people and let them think differently about certain issues by sharing innovative thoughts, trends and insights. 

For more information, please visit: http://campusdenhaag.leiden.edu/centre4innovation/events/inspiration-lab.html.  

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