Health, Education and Lifestyle in the Digital Era

One full day of learning from pioneers in digital health, brainstorming around legal and ethical frameworks, sharing ideas and connecting with academic and industrial innovators.

  • Symposium: Digital Health, Education and Lifestyle
  • Spiegelzaal, La Bonbonnière, Maastricht
  • 9:30 - 17:30 November 24, 2015
  • Lunch included
  • Registration fee: 75 EUR-

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iLife Maastricht Symposium Program

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09:00 Registration and coffee

09:30 Welcome by Prof. Dr. Luc Soete, Rector of Maastricht University

Session 1: Big data in health and education

09:45 Dr. Bart Buelens — "Big data for health statistics" (Statistics Netherlands, Heerlen)

10:15 Dr. Rebecca Ferguson — "The future of learning analytics" (Open University, UK)

10:45 Prof. Dr. Lex Borghans — "Big data in education" (Maastricht University)

11:15 Coffee Break

Keynote 1

11:45 Dr. Joel Dudley — "Big data and personal lifestyle: experiences with (the big) Apple" (Personal Genomics, Mount Sinai Institute, New York)

12:45 Lunch

Session 2: Best practices and opportunities in health and education

13:45 Dr. Joost Boele — "Privacy and ethics in e-health" (Deloitte Innovation, Utrecht)

14:15 Marin de Jong, MD — "MyIBDcoach: telemonitoring for IBD patients" (Maastricht University Medical Center)

14:45 Dr. Renée Verwey — "Get moving! Self-management support using mobile technology" (Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht; EIZT Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Heerlen)

15.15 Coffee Break

Keynote 2

15:45 Prof. Dr. George Siemens — "The effect of technology and media on education and society" (LINK Research Lab, University of Texas) joining via life-streaming

Keynote 3

16.30 Prof. Dr. Pieter Vandervoort — "Best practice in health" (Mobile health Unit, Hasselt)

17:15 Closing remarks symposium by iLife Team


Who's who in Digital Innovation? Our key speakers:

Dr. George Siemens, Canada Dr. Joel Dudley, USA Dr. Pieter Vandervoort, Belgium

Organizing Committee

Anique de Bruin - Lisbeth Evers - Veerle Melotte - Judith Sluimer - Lieve Temmerman