Brightlands Techruption: Smart Operations Day

Event date: February 20, 202009:30u
End date: February 20, 2020

How smart solutions can make your organization more efficient

Brightlands Techruption is organizing the Smart Operations Day. At this event you will get inspiration and information about how smart solutions can improve your operational efficiency. You will have the opportunity to meet scientists and other organizations that work on the same challenges. You can expect key notes from academic and business perspectives, concrete examples of new solutions, innovations of tomorrow and interactive sessions.

For whom?
Organizations in the health domain, financial sector, industry, agri and other organizations that are looking to become more efficient.

This is an open event, so we’d like to encourage you to forward this invite to your team, innovation sponsors, leadership, (open) innovation managers, other potentially interested colleagues and external relations.


09.00-10.00                                  Walk in
Welcome | Pieter Custers, Head of Brightlands Techruption

Keynote: Michel Dumontier, Distinguished Professor of Data Science at Maastricht University, Principal Investigator at BISS | Why you should make your data FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable.

Keynote: Pieter Bonnema, Senior Project Leader Gemeente Heerlen | Strengthening civic participation and local economy through blockchain technology.

Daniel Worm, TNO | Privacy-proof data analytics for collaborative fraud detection, benchmarking and efficiency evaluation.
Sterre den Breeijen, TNO | Reducing administrative load with Self-Sovereign Identity


Lunch - Demos

  • Administrative load reduction with SSI for governmental subsidies 
  • Privacy-proof data analytics – Compare your salary with MPC
Valentina Litovchenko, BU manager at Sitech Asset Health Center | Smart Asset Management on the Chemelot site
To be confirmed
Wrap up | Pieter Custers, Head of Brightlands Techruption
14.15 Drinks

Brightlands Smart Services Campus
Smedestraat 2
6411 CR Heerlen

Parking: Q-park 't Loon

Reference Material:
30 minutes video introducing Multi-Party Computation (MPC) as well as several applications, based on a presentation that TNO gave at SVB. The slides are in English, the presentation itself is in Dutch
A website with information on MPC, including a movie and links to blog posts and articles
A website with information on SSI, including a movie


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