Networks

Programme

 

Morning programme: debate and announcement winners NETWORKS Challenge

Moderator: Isolde Hallensleben 

 

Debate in the morning about the role of complex networks in our modern society.

Note: the debate will be in Dutch!

 

   
09.30-10.00 Arrival and coffee
10.00-10.10

Opening by Karen Maex (rector University of Amsterdam) and Michel Mandjes (Project leader NETWORKS, University of Amsterdam)

10.10-12.30

Panel discussion on the role of networks in our modern society and presentations of the winners of the Networks Challenge.

Panel Members: 

  • Jet Bussemaker (Minister of Education, Culture and Science)
  • Frank van der Duyn Schouten (Chair of the National Mathematics Council)
  • Stan Gielen (Chair of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research)
  • Louise Gunning (Chair of the National Science Agenda)
  • Wim van Saarloos (vice-president of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences)
  • Ionica Smeets (Professor of Science Communication, Leiden University)
12.30-13.30

Lunch and math fair

 
Afternoon programme: Lectures
Chair afternoon session: Michel Mandjes (University of Amsterdam)
13.30-13.45 Introduction to the NETWORKS programme by Michel Mandjes
13.45-14.15 M. Ángeles Serrano (Universitat de Barcelona-ICREA)
14.15-14.45 Rolf Möhring (Technische Universität Berlin)
14.45-15.15 Break
15.15-15.45 Peter Glynn (Stanford University)
15.45-16.15 Kirk Pruhs (University of Pittsburgh)
16.30 Reception
   
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Location

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Congress centre Science Park

Science Park 125

1098 XG Amsterdam