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PandemiX @ Digital Tech Summit 2022

PandemiX is to participate in the 2022 edition of Digital Tech Summit hosting a session under the headline "Understanding health data – Perspectives from epidemiology research".
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About the event

Digital Tech Summit is the largest academic based technology and business event in the Nordic countries. It is part conference, part exhibition and part networking activities. The summit will gather over 5,000 decision-makers, CEOs, researchers, companies, engineers, students, startups, investors, policymakers and more come together to discuss and share the “what, when, how and why” of the digital technologies and transformations–this year under the headline "Building European Tech Resilience".

Explore the full programme here.

The summit takes place from October 25th to 26th at Bella Center Copenhagen located in the eastmost part of Copenhagen (København S).


PandemiX involvement

The Covid-19 pandemic disrupted daily life globally and brought with it a renewed focus on health data science and epidemiology. The challenges of the pandemic necessitated vast collection and analysis of data, as well as novel ideas for reducing infections and the pressure on medical institutions. 
At the PandemiX research center at Roskilde University, an interdisciplinary approach to epidemiology is used to investigate contemporary and historical pandemics, using insight from a multitude of scientific fields ranging from microbiology to mathematics and physics. 
PandemiX researchers will contribute to the discussion through a session at the second day of the summit (October 26th) on how we can prepare for future pandemics while reflecting on their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Program for the session

Welcoming by by Rasmus Kristoffer Pedersen 
Scientific Talk: “Pandemic research: digging through books and bytes”, Maarten van Wijhe, Assistant professor, Roskilde University 
Scientific Talk: “Extracting historical data through Collective Intelligence” Søren Poder, Ph.d.-student, Roskilde University 
Scientific Talk: “Was the 1889 ”Russian Flu” actually a coronavirus pandemic?”, Anders Gorm Pedersen, Professor, Technical University of Denmark 
Scientific Talk: “Telemedicine solutions – building our pandemic preparedness and response resilience”, Thea Kølsen Fischer, Professor, Nordsjællands Hospital 
Debate: "Preparing for future pandemics. What did we learn from Covid-19 and what lies ahead?"

Chair: Rasmus Kristoffer Pedersen, Postdoc, Roskilde University
Session coordinator: Johanne Greibe Andersen , Pandemix Centerkoordinator, Roskilde University


Tickets and prices

General attendes (entrance for both Digital Tech Summit 2022 Days): DKK 895

Students and PhD students: Free of charge

Book your ticket here (both general attendes and students).


How to get there

Rute guidance through Google Maps.