NWO-MVI Annual conference for researchers


On Thursday 18 and Friday 19 January 2018, the annual NWO-MVI conference will take place at Muntgebouw Utrecht. This year’s conference focuses on the value of MVI-research for society. On Thursday, MVI-researchers will have the opportunity to present and discuss their research with peer researchers. On Friday, there will be a symposium ‘NWO-MVI Connecting Practices’ with keynote speakers and workshops in which researchers and practitioners can meet and exchange ideas.

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Programme annual conference | 18 January

13.30 – 14.00 hrs: Welcome

14.00 – 14.40 hrs: Opening 'Cooperation between Science & Practice' with Tsjalling Swierstra (Maastricht University), Wouter Boon (Utrecht University), Lotte Krabbenborg (Radboud University), Frank Kupper (VU Amsterdam)

14.40 – 14.50 hrs: Short break

14.50 – 15.30 hrs: Project Presentations Round 1

  • Energy transition - Evaluating the moral acceptability of large-scale energy systems using agent-based models - Tristan de Wildt (TUD)
  • Sustainable agriculture / Health and quality of life - Responsibility versus profit: Responsible Innovation in the Dutch food industry - Jilde Garst, Teunis Brand, Vincent Blok (WUR)
  • Health and quality of life - Ethical issues in efforts to expand access to investigational drugs - Eline Bunnik, Nikkie Aarts (Erasmus MC)
  • Governance and regulation - Crowd-based Innovations: Governance of responsibilities for public values - María José Galeano Galván, Thijs Slot (TUD)
  • Governance and regulation / Human values and technology - A Research Set-up for a Value Sensitive Design Approach to Modelling the Refugee Chain - Christine Boshuijzen- van Burken (TUE)

15.30 – 15.40 hrs: Short break

15.40 – 16.20 hrs: Project Presentations Round 2

  • Governance and regulation - Social Labs as Inclusive Methodology to implement & study Social Change: The Case of Responsible Research and Innovation - Job Timmermans, Vincent Blok, Renate Wesselink (WUR), Robert Braun (Institut For Advanced Studies Vienna), Rasmus Øjvind Nielsen (Danish Board of Technology)
  • Energy transitionResponsible decision-making on gas - Irene Maltagliati (RUG), Toyah Rodhouse (TUD)
  • Human values and technology - Developing socially responsible innovations: The role of values and emotions - Nadja Contzen(RUG), Nicole M. A. Huijts (TUD)
  • Health and quality of life - Translating without a dictionary? On problems, challenges and new strategies of the translation of animal experimental data for clinical use - Franck Meijboom UU)

16.20 – 16.50 hrs: Break with drinks and snacks

16.50 – 17.30 hrs: Project Presentations Round 3

  • Health and quality of life - Matters of concern in prognosis of post-anoxic coma - Mayli Mertens, Marianne Boenink (UT)
  • Governance and regulation - Measuring Ethical Acceptability in e-deliberation: Ethics by Participation - Virginia Dignum (TUD)
  • Global and inclusive development - Value Creation and Value Capture: Adoption of Frugal Innovations in Water in East Africa - Rachel Howell(TUD)
  • Sustainable agriculture - The future of responsible innovation of hybrid potato breeding - Koen Beumer (RUG), Rosanne Edelenbosch (Rathenau), Luuk van Dijk (WUR)

17.30 – 17.40 hrs: Short break

17.40 – 18.20 hrs: Project Presentations Round 4

  • The digital society - Balancing which scale? Exploring regulation of innovations with data-analytics - Francien Dechesne, Jenneke Evers (UL)
  • Health and quality of life - Enabling personalized medicine through bedside production of biopharmaceuticals - Shona Kalkman (UMCUtrecht), Marlous Arentshorst (UU)
  • Energy transitionNuancing NIMBYism: Examining project developers’ expectations and strategies for community engagement in energy projects - Elisabeth van de Grift, Shannon Spruit (TUD)
  • Smart mobilty and manufacturing - Meaningful Human Control over Automated Driving Systems - Simeon Calvert, Daniël Heikoop, Giulio Mecacci, Marjan Hagenzieker, Filippo Santoni de Sio, Bart van Arem (TUD)

18.20 – 19.30 hrs: Walking dinner

19.30 – 21.00 hrs: Workshop ‘NWO-MVI Connecting Practices – rethinking cooperation with your partners’ with Frank Kupper (VU Amsterdam)

Programme NWO-MVI Connecting practices | 19 January

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Thursday, 18 January 2018