Agenda, 13 June 2019

9.00 Registration and welcome coffee
9.30 Opening
  • Tibor Navracsics (European Commissioner for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture): Ready, set, go! Amaze us, Datathoners!
  • Marius Adrian Madar (Secretary of State, Secretariat-General of the Romanian government): In data diversity we thrive
10.00 Challenge 1: Innovative ideas through EU open data
  • Norbert Hohn (Assistant to the Director-General, Publications Office of the EU): Our data and your skills in service of EU citizens
  • Finalists of challenge 1 showcase their apps
11.15 Coffee break and exhibition stands
11.45 Challenge 2: New insights into economics and finance
  • Per Nymand-Andersen (Adviser to senior management, European Central Bank): Digital transformation in economics and the shared economy
  • Finalists of challenge 2 showcase their apps
13.00 Lunch break and exhibition stands
14.00 Challenge 3: Tackling climate change
  • Dr Alexandra Balahur (IT scientific officer – scientific research, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission): Wind, water, fire, earth, heart: The importance of combining heterogeneous data to tackle climate change
  • Finalists of challenge 3 showcase their apps
15.15 Coffee break and exhibition stands
16.00 Keynote speeches
  • Federica Fragapane (Visual and information designer): Data crunching: From information to visual alphabets
  • Andreas Refsgaard (Interaction designer): Data, machines and creativity
17.00 Award ceremony
  • Dr Rudolf Strohmeier (Director-General, Publications Office of the EU): Keep on innovating with EU open data
  • Awarding of prizes to winners

17.30 Networking cocktail