Data Science Center Eindhoven launched by TU/e: Turning Data into Value

Venue: TU/e in the Auditorium
Date: 2 December 2013
Time: 9:00 hrs -17:45 hrs

EIT ICT Labs' partner TU/e, University of Technology Eindhoven, announces the launch event of the Data Science Center Eindhoven (DSC/e) on 2 December from 9:00-17.45 hrs in the Auditorium of the University.
The theme of the symposium is 'Turning Data into Value' and offers an exciting program on Data Science that addresses a variety of relevant topics. Participation is free of charge, but please REGISTER since the number of participants is limited. 

The DSC/e aims at becoming an internationally leading multidisciplinary research and educational facility in the rapidly developing and compelling field of data science.  The DSC/e will operate in close collaboration with other stakeholders and will make optimal use of its geographical location in the Brainport region.

It will further strengthen research in three broader areas:
•    Data Analytics: Turning Data into Information
•    Understanding and Influencing Human Behavior
•    Internet of Things: Gathering the Data            


09.00 – 09.30 hrs:  Welcome and registration
09.30 – 09.45 hrs:   Opening of the DSC/e Launch Symposium by Emile Aarts, TU/e, Dean of the  Department of Mathematics and Computer Science)
09.45 – 10.25 hrs:  Data-Based Service Networks: Inference, Design and Control by Avi Mandelbaum (Technion, Israel)
10.25 – 10.50 hrs:  Algorithmic Aspects of Large Data by Nikhil Bansal (TU/e)
10.50 – 11.20 hrs:  Coffee Break
11.20 – 11.45 hrs:   Learning Model Rules from Data Streams by Joao Gama (Aalto University, Finland)
11.45 – 12.10 hrs:  Efficient Algorithms for Large-Scale Social Dissemination by Aristides Gionis (University of Porto, Portugal) 
12.10 – 12.35 hrs:  Information Visualization for Understanding Abstract Data by Jack van Wijk (TU/e)
12.35 – 13.45 hrs:  Lunch
13.45 – 14.10 hrs:  Data Scientist – the Emergence of a New Profession by Johannes Brouwer (Agentschap Telecom / Oracle)
14.10 – 14.35 hrs:  Building Propositions Based on (Big) Data by Jeroen Tas (Philips)
14.35 – 15.00 hrs:  From Big Data to Behavior and Back: Psychological Research in a Big Data World by Wijnand IJsselsteijn (TU/e)
15.00 – 15.30 hrs:  Coffee Break
15.30 – 15.55 hrs:  The Data Value Chain by Bob Nieme (Adversitement)
15.55 – 16.35 hrs:  Data Science Center Eindhoven: Turning Data into Value by Wil van der Aalst (TU/e, Scientific Director of the DSC/e)
16.35 – 16.50 hrs:  Formal opening of the DSC/e by Hans van Duijn, Rector of the TU/e
16.50 – 17.00 hrs:  Wrap-up
17.00 – 17.45 hrs:  Reception and drinks

> Information on Data Science Center Eindhoven (DSC/e)

> Participation is free of charge but registration is required. 

Contact: Peter van Otterlo

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