The Digital Society programme of all Dutch universities is hosting its 4th annual conference on Monday 28 November 2022 in Utrecht.
The Digital Society Conference is all about connecting citizens, students, researchers, policy advisers, civil society organisations, industry and entrepreneurs, to work together towards a common goal: to create a better digital society which is beneficial for all.
Together with Professor Marcel Broersma (RUG) and Professor Geert-Jan Houben (TU Delft), Professor Sally Wyatt (FASoS, UM) is co-organising this conference. “Safety & Resilience in a Digital Society” is this year’s central theme.
In a world threatened by war, pandemic and climate disaster, the safety and resilience of people and the infrastructures that support them are increasingly important. Those infrastructures increasingly include interwoven social, political and technical systems. Talking about the safety and resilience of digital technologies is also talking about the safety and resilience of individuals, families, workplaces, cultural heritage and democracy.
At this one-day conference, the national Digital Society program brings researchers from diverse academic backgrounds, policymakers and civil society organisations together to discuss how people can work together to build a more safe and resilient society.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Professor Tine Comes, Decision Making & Digitalisation at Maastricht University (SBE) and TU Delft, and Professor Trine Syvertsen, Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo.
There will also be parallel sessions on different themes and roundtable discussions. The chair for the day is Maaike Schoon, whom some of you might have seen on the Dutch TV show Buitenhof.
Participation is free but registration is required!