The VVSOR Annual Meeting will be held on 20 & 21 March 2019 in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
This meeting will bring together big data and privacy specialists, statisticians, operation researchers, and practitioners to explore the current and future state of the topic: Big Data & Privacy.Program
Wednesday 20th of March, 2019
12:45 - 13:25 | Registration + coffee & tea
13:25 - 13:30 | Welcome by president Fred van Eeuwijk
13:30 - 14:15 | Sofie DeBroe | Big data to improve policy and decision making
14:15 - 15:00 | Daniel Oberski | Will differential privacy change the way we study people?
15:30 - 16:15 | Sanne Blauw | The objectivity of statistics now and in the future.
16:30 - 17:15 | Annual Members meeting (ALV)
17:15 - 18:30 | Drinks
19:00 - 23:00 | Dinner in Stadskasteel Oudaen followed by the YS pubquiz
Thursday 21st of March, 2019
10:00 - 10:25 | Registration + coffee & tea
10:25 - 10:30 | Welcome by president Fred van Eeuwijk
10:30 - 11:15 | Cecile Schut | About big data and privacy: Legal, ethical and technical challenges
11:15 - 12:00 | Hemelrijk & Van Zwet Awards | Ceremony and presentations
12:00 - 13:00 | Lunch in Jaarbeurs (included)
13:30 - 14:15 | Ilker Birbil | Data privacy in optimal capacity sharing
14:15 - 15:00 | Apostolos Gkatzionis | Bayesian variable Selection for Mendelian randomization
15:00 - 15:15 | Announcement of the 63rd ISI World Statistics Congres meeting 2021 in the Netherlands | Eric Schulte Nordholt
15:45 - 16:30 | Stephen Senn | In search of lost infinities. What is the “n” in big data?
16:30 - 17:30 | Drinks
Full program, speakers and abstracts (STAtOR 2019-1):
Outside the scientific program, the annual meeting will present the winners for the best MSc (Hemelrijk prijs) and PhD thesis (van Zwet prijs) on Thursday March 21. For Wednesday afternoon March 20, we planned ‘de algemene ledenvergadering’ as the final activity of the day before the dinner.
For more information about the VVSOR (Dutch Society for Statistics and Operation Research), our activities and becoming a member, also see our homepage
Contact information VVSOR:
Vereniging voor Statistiek (Netherlands Society for Statistics AND Operations Research)
3860 BB NIJKERK
Tel: 0031 (0)33 2473408
Having trouble or questions about registrations, invoices, etc. please email firstname.lastname@example.org
See here: VVSOR's Terms & Conditions