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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.


Preliminary Programme


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     TItle TBA
Tech Ambassador of Denmark Casper Klynge, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (not confirmed)
10.50     Teacher support through performance predictions at primary school level
Johannes Kristjansson, Head of Innovation, Clio Online
11.10     Coffee break
11.25     Project title TBA
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     Title TBA
Founder & CEO Kasper Holst Hansen, EduLab
13.45     Title TBA
Company/agency/municipality/university TBA
14.05     Coffee break
14.20     Visma Advanced Analytics - where research meets business
Torben Ryttersgaard, CEO, Visma Consulting A/S

Title TBA
TBA, 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 (questions from moderator and the audience)
The panel will consist of company/agency/municipality/university representatives
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 to 17:00 April, 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
+45 41 15 12 48
Njalsgade 76, 3. sal, 2300 København S