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Next edition TechTalks050, January 13 - Eurosonic Noorderslag special

12 December 2019

Music and technology influence each other in various ways. Are we influenced by streaming services such as Spotify? How does music inspire us to conduct research? What are the newest tech trends in music? Three speakers will answer these questions in their own distinct ways. In honour of Eurosonic Noorderslag festival, this edition of TechTalks050 will revolve around music and technology. The evening itself will also have a musical character.

When: Monday January 13, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: DOT Groningen, Vrydemalaan 2

Programme (Dutch-spoken)

7 p.m. Arrival with tea and coffee
7.30 p.m. Opening by Thijs Helfrich
7.40 p.m. TechTalks050 with Robert Prey, Wijnand Helfrich, David de Wever and Dago Houben
9 p.m. Q&A session and discussion rounds
9.30 p.m. Tech drinks & bites with performance of singer/songwriter Nadua

Is Spotify influencing our music taste?
Dr. Robert Prey | Assistant Professor University of Groningen

Music and Science: A (personal) magical mystery tour
Prof. Wijnand Helfrich | Professor of Translational Surgical Oncology UMCG

The music and science trends of Eurosonic Noorderslag 2020
David de Wever | CEO & Partner of PlayPass
Dago Houben | CEO of Eurosonic Noorderslag


Tickets for the event can be purchased in advance via the DOT website (or on the door, if there are still spots available) and cost € 7.50. This includes coffee or tea beforehand, two presentations and a drink afterwards. Everyone is welcome!

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