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Launch Workshop for Digitranscope Project

Launch Workshop for Digitranscope Project



Launch Workshop

13-14 March 2018, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy


The launch event brought together key researchers and thinkers from around the world to explore the deep transformations triggered by the adaptation of digital technologies in public and private institutions at multiple levels, and in the organisational fabric of society.

Welcome and introduction

Paul Desruelle

Senior Expert, Digital Economy Unit,  European Commission Joint Research Centre

Digital transformation and Artificial Intelligence: the policy perspectives

Future trends in digitally transformed societies

Fabrizio Sestini

Senior Expert in Digital Social Innovation within the unit "Net Innovation" of DG CONNECT of the European Commission

The Digital Transformation:
Trends and Challenges for Governance of Human Societies

Andrea Renda

Senior Research Fellow and Head of Regulatory Policy at CEPS.

Smart Regulation in the Age of Disruptive Technologies

Molly Lesher

Coordinator Going Digital Project OECD


How will we make policy in 10-30 years time?

Rónán Kennedy

National University of Ireland

Algorithmic governance: Developing a research agenda through the power of collective intelligence

Casper van den Berg

Professor, Campus Fryslan, University of Groningen. Research and lecturing in the fields of European integration, politics, administration and the media, multi-level governance,

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Public Policy

Melanie Peters

Opportunities and dilemmas around digital democracy, Rathenau Institute, Netherlands


Steven Luitjens

Chief Information Officer, Ministry Interior, NL


New patterns in data flows and ownership

Nello Cristianini

AI professor Bristol University


Nicole Dewandre

Adviser Societal issues European Commission Joint Research Centre

Revisiting conceptual bedrocks

Key challenges of massively interconnected societies


Virginia Dignum

Associate Professor on Social Artificial Intelligence at the Faculty of Technology Policy and Management at TU Delft.

Responsible Artificial Intelligence

Christopher Tucker

Yale House Ventures, Washington D.C.

Key Challenges in Massively Connected Societies
Future trends in digitally transformed societies

Jan Lorenz

Jacobs University, Research: Opinion Dynamics and Collective Decision: Procedures, Behaviour and Systems Dynamics


Antonio Camara

Professor New University of Lisbon, and founder YDreams.com


Education, skills needed to live fulfilling and healthy lives in digitally transformed societies


Jurriaan and Sandra van Rijswijk

Applied Game architect in the Health sector

We design games to change...

Stephen Passmore

Technology Director, ResilienceBrokers.org

Data driven resilient cities & societies

Dragana Avramov

Director Population and Social Policy Consultants

Education for Digitally Transformed European Societies


Tuesday, 13 March, 2018 - 09:00 to Wednesday, 14 March, 2018 - 18:00
Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
CAS, Joint Research Centre
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