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Addressing Societal Challenges with Big Data



Addressing Societal Challenges with Big Data

At this year’s DABAI conference, you will meet the people of DABAI – the largest big data center in Denmark – and you gain insight into how big data analytics can create value for industry and society and become a key to better education, improving health care, reducing fraud, new strategies for addressing flood risk challenges etc.

After the official programme there will be networking, drinks and snacks.




09.30     Registration
10.00     Welcome
Head of Department Mads Nielsen, DIKU
10.05     Presentation of DABAI
CEO Professor Ole Lehrmann Madsen, DABAI, The Alexandra Institute
10.20     The Danish Government's TechPlomacy Initiative
Mette Schiøtz Sørensen, Senior Tech Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
10.50     Teacher support through performance predictions at primary school level
Johannes Kristjansson, Head of Innovation, Clio Online &
PhD Student Stephan Sloth Lorenzen, DIKU
11.10     Coffee break
11.25     Machine Learning and advanced analytics in The Danish Business Authority
Carsten Ingerslev, Head of Office, Danish Business Authority
11.45     Big Data in the public sector - challenges and perspectives
Søren Ilsøe, Director Insight Strategy Analytics & Information Management, Deloitte
12.05     Lunch
13.05     Optimising patient flow - learning from big data
Mikkel Harbo, Director, Business Development & Operation, Systematic
& Kaj Grønbæk, Professor, Aarhus University
13.25     Optimising personalised learning in primary schools
Founder & CEO Kasper Holst Hansen, EduLab
& PhD Student Christian Hansen, Edulab
13.45     Climate change, big data and algorithms
Morten Revsbæk, Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder, SCALGO
14.05     Coffee break
14.20     Visma Advanced Analytics - where research meets business
Torben Ryttersgaard, CEO, Visma Consulting A/S

Big data driven business development in Danish industry
Christian Hannibal, DI Digital

15.10     Coffee break
15.30     Reducing risk and Increasing customer experience using machine learning
Tue Lehn-Schiøler, Chief Data Scientist, Danske Bank
15.50     Panel debate: Big data - big opportunities - big challenges
Carsten Ingerslev, Danish Business Authority - Mette Sørensen, Ministry of Foreign Affairs -
Torben Ryttersgaard, CEO Visma Consulting A/S - Søren Ilsøe, Director Insight Strategy Analytics & Information Management, Deloitte
16.20     Close of conference
Head of Department Mads Nielsen, DIKU
16.30     Networking, drinks and snacks

Registration fee: DKK 200. Members of DABAI may sign up for free.
Deadline for registration: 6 April 2018

Conference fee includes full day programme and catering. Your registration is binding and your conference fee will not be refunded in case of cancellation.

If you have any questions or changes concerning your participation in the conference, please contact Tina Virenfeldt Kristensen, Communications Officer at the Department of Computer Science,

16-04-2018 09:30 til 17:00 May, date to be confirmed
DIKU, Universitetsparken 5, Auditorium 1, 2100 København Ø
DKK 200. Members of DABAI may sign up for free.


Deputy Director, Professor
Head of Data Science and Engineering Lab
+45 41 15 12 48
Njalsgade 76, 3. sal, 2300 København S