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Future of Digitilisation Research

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The future of digitisation research

11. February 2020, 12:00 to 16:30 House of the University Schadowplatz 14, 40212 Düsseldorf

CAIS presented the concept for a new Institute for Digitisation Research in NRW at the Haus der Universität in Düsseldorf on 11 February 2020. The aim of the institute is to participate in shaping digitisation in society through research that puts people at the centre.
At a Meet the Scientists, pilot projects on artificial intelligence, the digitalisation of sustainable behaviour and the principles of transparent scientific research were presented.


12:00 – 13:00
Get Together
Meet the Scientists
13:00 – 13:30

Prof. Dr. Michael Baurmann // Director CAIS Tim Pfenner // Commercial Director CAIS


Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck // Rector of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf


State Secretary Nathanael Liminski // Head of the State Chancellery of North Rhine-Westphalia

13:30 – 14:00

Prof. Helen Margetts // Director Public Policy Programme Alan Turing Institute, Oxford Internet Institute

14:00 – 14:15
Perspectives: NRW Institute for Digitisation Research

Prof. Dr. Michael Baurmann // Director CAIS

14:15 – 15:15
Panel: Challenges of interdisciplinary digitisation research

Dr. Frauke Gerlach// Director Grimme Institute Prof. Dr. Nicole Krämer// University of Duisburg-Essen Prof. Dr. Martina Angela Sasse// Ruhr University Bochum Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt// President RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research Prof. Dr. Stefan Dietze// Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf / GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences Moderation: Dr. Matthias Begenat// Head of Knowledge Transfer and Public Relations CAIS

15:15 – 15:30
Presentation of CAIS Research Projects 2020

Dr. Esther Laufer // Programme Manager CAIS Dr. Nina Hahne // Head of Networking and Promotion of Young Researchers CAIS

15:30 – 16:30
Meet the Scientists

Research Incubator: Dr. Josephine Schmitt // CAIS Artificial Intelligence Opinion Monitor: Prof. Dr. Frank Marcinkowski // Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf Governance of Artificial Intelligence: Prof. Dr. Christoph Bieber // CAIS / University of Duisburg-Essen Artificial Intelligence in State and Administration: Prof. Dr. Mario Martini //German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer Digitisation of sustainable behaviour: Dr. Mark Andor // RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research Open Science Strategies: Dr. Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda // GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

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