DIGSSCORE Launch Event
The launch of the University of Bergen new major investment in digital social science: The Digital Social Science Core Facility (DIGSSCORE).
Kick-off seminar for invitees and affiliates of DIGSSCORE.
Time: Tuesday June 14th at 16:00
Place: Solstrand Hotel & Bad
The event is part of an international research meeting held by the consortium behind the Digital Social Science Core Facility (DIGSSCORE) at the University of Bergen. DIGSSCORE uses the opportunities given by the digitization of society in national and international research projects. It also extends collaborations between disciplines across the social sciences and aims to build expertise in the intersection between social and computer science.
Tuesday June 14th
10:00-15:00 Morning Session:
Meetings for DIGSSCORE international advisory board, the Norwegian Citizen Panel Scientific Committee, the Citizen Lab Scientific Committee, Research group coordinators, and core partners. Click Here for the full programme.
16:00-18:15 Afternoon Session:
Kick-off seminar for the University of Bergen's Digital Social Science initiative with additionally invited guests from the University of Bergen, Norwegian politics, businesses, and research foundations. See below for full program.
Wednesday June 15th:
Research Seminar for papers using Norwegian Citizen Panel Data. Click Here for the full programme.
The Kick-off Seminar
The Kick-off seminar is held on Tuesday June 14th. The seminar is for the University of Bergen's Digital Social Science initiative with additionally invited guests from the University of Bergen, Norwegian politics, businesses, and research foundations.
16:00 Introduction Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences Knut Helland, University of Bergen, and CEO of Bergen Research Foundation Sveinung Hole
16:10 "The Digital Social Science Core Facility at the University of Bergen" Scientific Director Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, University of Bergen
16:20 "The Exciting Opportunities Afforded by Digitization in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Need for Academic Research to Avoid Disasters" Professor Jon Krosnick, Stanford University
16:40 "European Cooperation on Digital Survey Research" Professor Annelies Blom, Mannheim University
16:55 Closing remarks
Panel Discussion: "Hvilken digital kompetanse trenger næringsliv, myndigheter og sentrale samfunnsorganer og hvor godt rustet er vi til å bygge denne kompetansen?" Led by Frøy Gudbrandsen, Political Editor at Bergens Tidene
Head of the Bergen Chamber of Commerce group Digitalization and Regional Director at Capgemini
Digital Leader at DIGSSCORE and former NCP-fellowship master student at the Department of Economics, University of Bergen
Anders Waage Nilsen
Digital entrepreneur and Creative Leader at Netlife
Chief information officer (CIO) at the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) 19:30
Dinner at Solstrand Hotel