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    This meeting is open to young researchers from PBL and SENSE (limited places available).

    For registration, we have two options for you to choose from:
    Option 1. If you are a SENSE PhD candidate and you already have a SENSE portal login, then you can register (after login) HERE

    Option 2. If you are a PBL junior researcher and you do NOT have a SENSE portal login, then you can register HERE

    Should you have any questions, pls send your message to:

    Organizers / Contacts:

    Maarten van Schie (PBL Young)
    Erick Velazquez (IVM, VU -- SENSE PhD Council)

    'SENSE Research School & Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) are proud to present to you..'

    Program of event on Friday 20 April 2018 at PBL, The Hague





    Coffee & Registration

    External visitors are registered (remember to bring your identity card for access to the PBL building)

    10:00 – 10:15


    PBL Young and SENSE introduce themselves and the event

    10:15 – 10:40

    Keynote 1

    Dr. Meike Morren (VU) on Data Quality:
    Unlock data possibilities -- How to get more out of data collection, analysis and inference

    10:40 – 11:00



    10:00 – 11:35

    Keynote 2

    Filip de Blois (PBL) on Data communication:
    Data visualisation and infographics at PBL -- From research to design

    11:35 – 11:50



    11:50 – 12:00


    Time to get (re)organised and move to the lunch

    12:00 – 12:30



    12:30 – 13:00

    Speed date

    PBL Young/SENSE members get to know each other

    13:00 – 14:00

    Break out 1

    Data Quality Issues Anonymous: participants talk about data sets they work with, their issues with data and ways in which they resolved this.

    14:00 – 14:15



    14:15 – 15:15

    Break out 2

    Bring Your Own Graph: participants bring a printed version of a graph they made. Their neighbour explains what it says, and there is room to discuss other ways of presenting the same data. Potentially room for drawing graphs based on pre-determined small dataset. No laptops allowed.

    15:15 – 15:30



    15:30 – 16:30


    Bringing together reporting from break out sessions, discussing results with all participants and looking ahead.