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Uitnodiging UNIGIS Connect 2018 event op 15 juni 2018

We kindly invite you to participate in the UNIGIS Connect 2018 event!

This annual UNIGIS-event for alumni, students, staff and for anyone interested in UNIGIS will provide an opportunity for networking, for gaining new knowledge and also for obtaining inside information about the study programme.

The plenary part in the morning will focus on the ethics of (geo)data. Keynotes are:

 

Mr. Stuart Campo, Researcher at the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, United Nations OCHA, Princeton University.

Title: Ethics in Crisis: Toward a More Balanced Assessment of Risks and Benefits for Humanitarianism in the Digital Age.

Mr. Jan Willem Baalbergen, Senior Partner Manager Northern Europe at HERE Technologies.

Title: “HERE Technologies, Enabling an Autonomous World for everyone”.

In the afternoon there will the opportunity for UNIGIS alumni and students to give a presentation about innovations in GIS, related to their work experience and work field (10-minute presentations, with additional time allocated for discussion). If you are interested in using this opportunity to exchange with fellow professionals and people interested in GIS, please send the title and 150-word summary of your presentation to Mrs. Liesbeth Tangerman, email: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.. Deadline is 21st of May.

More information about the keynote presentations and updates concerning logistics etc. you can find at https://unigis.labs.vu.nl/unigis-connect/.

If you wish to join us on 15th June, please kindly accept this invitation and please register via this link to inform us about your job title and organization (If you already registered earlier via email, please register via this link as well so we are updated on your job title and the organization you work for). Please register before the 8th of June 2018. If you are unable to attend after registration, please send us a message (Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.). Joining the UNIGIS Connect event is free of charge, but if you are registered and not present at the event, an amount of 25 euros will be charged for cost coverage. A list of participants will be communicated to all participants by email a week before this event takes place.

See you in Amsterdam! 

Location: VU Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, route. Date: Friday June 15th 2018

Kind regards,

Loes Derikx UNIGIS Administrator

VU Amsterdam

SBE/R-UNIGIS

De Boelelaan 1105

1081 HV Amsterdam

www.unigis.nl

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tel: +31 20 5986099

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