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Brightlands Summer Tour 17 August

Maastricht Summer School
Netherlands, Maastricht
Maastricht Summer School Netherlands, Bonnefantenstraat 2, 611 KL Maastricht, The Netherlands
Tuition fee €37.50 one-time
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Data Sciences – Heerlen
Brightlands Smart Services Campus is a revolutionary institute that brings together brilliant researchers and educators, innovative entrepreneurs, and leading companies in the areas of human resource management and smart services. Together, they form one of the top smart services sites worldwide.​

Brightlands Smart Services Campus combines a scientific and ‘business’ ecosystem with labs that bring innovation and expertise together—and all in one strategic location. This makes it a unique place where innovative startups and existing companies, forward–thinking knowledge institutes, brilliant researchers, students and visionary investors can work together.

9.30 – 10.00
Arrival, reception at the espresso bar

10.00 – 10.20
Presentation on the Brightlands Smart Services Campus (Janou van de Vorst, Talent Development Manager) and explanation of the day’s programme

10.45 – 12.30
Workshops in carousel form; advance registration is possible at various locations in the building.

Workshop 1: Data visualisation in the lab; work with VR/hololens yourself
Workshop 2: Robotics, Accenture in the nanolab
Workshop 3: Business intelligence (Inergy, Jim Bemelen)
Workshop 4: Experience how Blockchain works. Various demos between energy and blockchain. Try it yourself in VR room on the 4th floor. Placing a scooter run by solar energy on the blockchain (Dean Masley and Nathalie Drost, Nestegg)
Workshop 5: Artificial Intelligence. (Assistant Professor Rico Mökel, DKE)

12.30 – 13.15
Break, lunch in restaurant Verde

13.15 – 15.00
Mini-hackathon (challenges on the above subjects), battle of the teams

15.00 – 16.00
Pitching of the ideas, winning team may further develop idea at the campus

15.45 – 16.00
Wrap-up + award ceremony + closing in the forum + awarding certificates

Programme structure

Friday 17, August, 10-16 hrs: Data Sciences – Heerlen

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States