Frank Schipper: Music 2.0: Fast Operas and Virtual Choirs
Music today is deeply affected by infrastructures. Retailers and the music industry feel the heat of new competitors offering free (and paid) listening, such as Grooveshark, Jango, Pandora, Spotify, or Youtube.
Tendering public transport has become a reality in the Netherlands over the last 10 years. The expectation was that tendering would provide a better way for operators to provide attractive services for travelers, with more freedom to develop innovative service and a more varied pricing system. Innovation and growing traveler usage were two public values expected to be supported by public transport tendering.</p> <p> more
Facing the development of distributed and renewable generation it is a common claim that (distribution) networks are to become smarter. We observe that smart grids or, more appropriately coined as smart systems, will develop towards a multitasking entity. Within this, innovative contracts, pricing and markets are required. Additionally this raises challenges and prospects for future regulation of smart grids.</p> <p> more
On Friday the 14th of June at 10:00 Amineh Ghorbani will be defending her doctoral dissertation “Structuring Socio-technical Complexity- Modelling Agent Systems Using Institutional Analysis”. more
On Tuesday the 25th of June at 11:45 Karin Smits will be defending her doctoral dissertation "Cross Culture Work-Practices of Collaboration in the Panama Canal Expansion Program." more
Exploring and exhibiting a variety of complex adaptive systems approaches to infrastructure, Next Generation Infrastructures and the UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium are bringing together leading scientists, engineers and economists from their programmes to discuss the state-of-the-art in modelling change and adaptation in infrastructure systems. more