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All speakers

We welcome the following speakers to the conference.

Abdo Hassan

Digital Ethics and Responsible AI at IKEA | Founder/Creative Technologist at Critical Tech

Alexander Baratsits

Co-chair cba.media

Alexander Scholtes

Councillor Amsterdam (ICT en Digitale Stad, D66)

Alexis Kauffmann

Project Manager Open Education at the French Ministry of Education

Ana JimƩnez Santamarƭa

OSPO Program Manager at TODO Group, Linux Foundation

Anna Berti Suman

Marie Curie fellow, The European Commission's Joint Research Centre

Anneke Dorsman

eindredacteur / editor in chief Het Klokhuis

Arre Zuurmond

Government Commissioner for Information Management

Bjƶrn Wijers

Chief Community PublicSpaces

Bram Bogaerts & Casper Schipper

Superposition

Cesar Majorana

Columnist | Presenter | Artist

Clarice Gargard

Journalist | Programme Maker | Writer | Film Maker

Corno Vromans

Business Developer at SURF

David Schwarz & Derk Stenvers

De Transmissie

Douwe Schmidt

Data ethicist Municipality of Amsterdam | Involved parent Waldorf School

Egon Verharen

Manager Innovatie bij NPO

Egor Kraft

Investigative, research-driven media artist

Eli Pariser

Co-director New_Public

Emma Yedema

Producer and editor at PublicSpaces

Erik Kemp

Fediverse Ambassador

Eva Hofman

Editor De Groene Amsterdammer

Fieke Jansen

Researcher Critical Infrastructure Lab

Fiona KrakenbĆ¼rger

Co-Founder Sovereign Tech Fund

Geert-Jan Bogaerts

Chairman of the PublicSpaces Foundation | head of I&DM at VPRO

Geert-Jan Strengholt

Creative director VPRO Medialab

Gijs Hillenius

Open Source Programme Office | European Commission

Gizing Khalandi

Concept Developer at Waag Futurelab

Hans van der Linden

Programme manager Digital Transformation - Department Culture, Youth and Media

Harm van Stekelenburg

Software Developer at PubHubs - Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen

Henri Verdier

French Ambassador for Digital Affairs

Herman van der Plas

Senior Advisor Ministry Education, Culture and Science Directorate International Affairs

Ian Forrester

BBC R&D Senior Firestarter

Jan den Besten

Software developer at PubHubs - Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen

Jan Zuiderveld

Machine Learning Researcher | Engineer

Jantien Borsboom

Specialist Hybrid Libraries; Library of Midden-Brabant

Joost de Boo

Co-founder Thunderboom Records | Lecturer at the Avans Academy for Technology and Design

JosƩ van Dijck

Professor Universiteit Utrecht

Judith Blijden

Senior Policy Officer Digital Transition at the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands

Julie Chenadec

Relationship Development Manager

Karel Rietveld

Specialist Open Source Software Belastingdienst

Karen Schilders

Teamlead Products & Development - publiq vzw

Kay Eeftink

Director and Founder The Good Cloud

Koos Steenbergen

Policy Advisor Dutch Department of the Interior

Laura Krabbe

Editor PublicSpaces

Levien Nordeman

Lecturer | Researcher | Writer about data, AI-literacy and society

Lilian Stolk

General director The Hmm

Maartje Nitrauw

Head of digital (Hoofd Digitaal) - EO

Maike Klip

PhD-candidate TU Delft

Marco Ferri

General Manager, CAII & The Syllabus

Marietje Schaake

International policy director at Stanford University Cyber Policy Center

Marije Andela

Manager Online - NPO

Marit Hoefsloot

Concept Developer at Waag Futurelab

Marjolein Bot

Coalition builder Amsterdam Economic Board

Marleen Stikker

Founding Director Waag Futurelab

Maro Pebo

Concept Developer

Martijn van Dam

Director Stichting Nederlandse Datakluis (Netherlands Data Vault Foundation)

Mathilde Sanders

Postdoc researcher Universiteit Utrecht

Max Tiel

C-founder Thunderboom Records | Project Lead Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld & Geluid

Menno Weijs

Project Manager European Cultural Foundation

Michele Murgia

Education coordinator AI | Erasmus University Rotterdam

Michiel Leenaars

Director of Strategy NLnet Foundation

Nico Rikken

Open Source Ambassador Alliander

Nina Boelsums

conceptontwikkelaar VPRO Medialab

Olivia Vereha

VP of Product @Commit Global

Oskar Gstrein

Ambassador Data Autonomy at University of Groningen

Oumaima Hajri

Junior Researcher Responsible Applied AI, Hogeschool Rotterdam

Paul Keller

Director of Policy

Paulien Dresscher

Researcher | Consultant | Curator

Philo van Kemenade

User Interface Engineer at Beeld & Geluid

Ran Hunfeld

CFO PublicSpaces

Raoul Kramer

Program Manager UBports Foundation

Reka Kinga Papp

Editor-in-chief Eurozine | Editorial Lead Display

Rik Viergever

Partnerships, Public Affairs and Fair Tech Lead at Murena

Robin Pocornie

AI Justice Activist | Bioinformatician

Roland Duong

Journalist and program creator

Ron Roozendaal

Deputy Director General Digitalisation at the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

Ruha Benjamin

Tech justice advocate | Professor of African American Studies | Author

Sander van Kempen

Senior Advisor with the National Library of the Netherlands

Sanna Leupen

Maker Educator at Waag Futurelab

SĆ©bastien Shulz

Postdoctorate - UniversitĆ© Technologique de CompiĆØgne

Serv Wiemers

Executive director Open State Foundation

Simona de Heer

Digital Policy Advisor for GroenLinks in the European Parliament

Simona Levi

Director Xnet

Simone van der Burg

Head of Programme Code at Waag Futurelab

Siri Beerends

Cultural Sociologist | SETUP Media Lab

Sjef van Beers

Programmer - The Hmm

Sofia Maria

DJ

Sophie Bloemen

Director Commons Network

Sujith Nair

CEO & CO-Founder - FIDE (Foundation for Interoperability in Digital Economy)

Thomas van Dijk

Socio-technical Researcher - Waag Futurelab

Tin Geber

Managing Director Greenhost

Tom Demeyer

Chief Technology Officer at Waag Futurelab

Toon Toetenel

CTO PublicSpaces

Vladan Joler

Academic | Researcher | Artist

Wladimir Mufty

Program manager Public Values - SURF

Wouter de Jong

ESL Teacher (Secondary Education)

Wouter Tebbens

Director PublicSpaces