Conference Health & Well-Being - The Digital Society - Leiden

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City Resort Leiden, Bargelaan 180 Leiden (naast CS)


disaThe VSNU research programme the Digital Society is a collaboration of all Dutch universities, covering 7 urgent themes in digitization and its impact on society.  Leiden University, TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam join forces in a few of these themes. One of them is Health & Well-being, coordinated by Prof. Andrea Evers from Leiden University. Together with Prof. Ton van der Steen from Erasmus MC and Medical Delta she invites you for the kick off conference Health & Well-Being.

The aim of this conference is to explore, within the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus collaboration, the sub themes of the Digital Society theme Health & Well-being. Such as data science and security, eHealth and self management, prediction models and machine learning. This will be done in relation to the other Digital Society research themes such as Responsible Data Science, Safety and Security and Digital Cities & Communities and the agenda of Medical Delta.


·       Welcome by Andrea Evers and Ton van der Steen
·       Introduction of the Digital Society Programme and the theme Health & Well-being
·       Discussion themes
·       Brainstorm and discussion
·       Wrap up and follow up
·       Networking and drinks

Target audience: Professors and principal investigators of research groups in the field of Health & Well-being of the Leiden University, TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam. 

Registration and information via or telephone: 0031 - (0)6 - 24 92 89 19.

Digital Society Programma, Health & Well-being

'How to let technology generate longer, healthier lives'

Digital technology can help promote healthier lifestyles, create healthier environments, optimize detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease and well-being of patients, and advance the quality and efficiency of care, both at home and in institutions. Digital technology should be designed and delivered according to the needs of end users, aimed towards limiting inequalities in access to care. It should help manage the costs of care for populations of all ages. These and related societal challenges are addressed in programme line Health & Well-Being.

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