December 5, 2016

Participative societies creating new challenges for the water sector

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Ben Schouten is an advisor for the European Commission on the ‘Internet of Things’ as well as for the Dutch Cultural Media Fund, responsible for E-culture. He graduated from the Rietveld Art Academy in 1983 and found himself interested in patterns and iconography, and discovered his fascination for mathematics. In August 1995 he received a Master’s degree in mathematics, specialising in chaos theory. In 1996 Ben Schouten founded Desk.nl, providing innovative internet related solutions. Together with the Dutch Design Institute (Vormgevings Instituut), Desk was internationally acknowledged with a webby award in gaming. Watch the keynote plenary session https://vimeo.com/192903815

Rui Veras

Communications Officer
  Rui is a communications professional trained as a political scientist with a focus in international relations and global environmental governance. As a perception strategist  he is keen on sustainable social evolution. He has developed his ca... Read full biography