The Delegation of Innovation - and data Laboratory (IDlab) of the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management will visit IIASA to exchange knowledge and strengthen collaboration with the institute.

The Head of IDlab, Corline Koolhaas will lead the delegation accompanied by Jasper van Vliet, IDlab Chief Data Scientist, and over 20 other delegates.

The Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate works at improving safety, confidence and sustainability regarding transport, infrastructure, environment and housing. As part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, they are committed to creating sustainable solutions for the improvement of mobility access and effective water management.

The delegation will deliver 4 presentations:

Dr. Jasper van Vliet, Chief Data Scientist
Introduction to IDlab, challenges it faces such as end user acceptance and trust, transparency, public perception and acceptance, implementation in their own Inspectorate and the difficulties of tackling the problem itself (data, technical, policies)

Paul Merkx, Senior Data Scientist
Waste disposal by ships at sea; Machine learning and AI, end user acceptance and trust, Public perception, complex problems

Stephanie Wassenburg, Behavioral Data Scientist
Agent-based Modelling in inspection game; implementation in the Inspectorate, complex problems

Marius Schaeffer, GIS Specialist
Degassing of ships in inland waters; public perception and acceptance

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