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, 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

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 career in t... Read full biography