Conference: The Future of Digital Well-Being

Feb 1, 2024 — Feb 2, 2024
Het Trippenhuis
Kloveniersburgwal 29, Amsterdam 1011 JV, The Netherlands
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Two-day event on how interdisciplinary insights into digital well-being can improve how we design future online technologies.

Hosted at KNAW’s Trippenhuis venue in Amsterdam (Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV). 

Special focus on non-Western conceptions of human flourishing. Day 1 will be in-person only. Day 2 will be livestreamed.

Workshop (Day 1: 13:00–18:00, Thursday 1st Feb)

Invited expert discussion of digital well-being with audience participation. 

Confirmed experts

  • Dorian Peters (University of Cambridge, Imperial College London)
  • Christopher Burr (Alan Turing Institute)
  • Asia J. Biega (Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy)
  • Titiksha Vashist & Shyam Krishnakumar (Pranava Institute)

Conference (Day 2: 09:00–18:00, Friday 2nd Feb)

Academic impact workshop

‘Reimagining Digital Well-Being.’ Led by Dr. Matthew J. Dennis (TU/e) with invited guests. 

Industry Panel

  • Dr. Johnny Hartz Søraker (AI Ethics, Google)
  • Dr. Anastasia Dedyukhina (Consciously Digital)
  • Kenneth Schlenker (CEO of Opal)

Panel moderated by Iliana Grosse-Buening. 

Keynote Sessions:

  • Keynote 1: Prof. Mariek Vanden Abeele (Ghent University)
  • Keynote 2: Prof. Philip Brey (Twente University)

Complementary networking drinks

Funded by KNAW and organised by Quiet Social Club. 


We have limited capacity, so registration is essential.

To register, please send Kate Raaijmakers (Secretariat.P& the following information:

  1. Which day(s) you’ll attend the in-person event (KNAW, Amsterdam) in person (Thursday 1st Feb and/or Friday 2nd Feb 2024)?
  2. Whether you’ll attend the networking drinks on Friday 2nd Feb 2024.
  3. Whether you need online access to the industry panel & online keynote sessions, which will be livestreamed on Friday 2nd Feb 2024.




Matthew J. Dennis
Matthew J. Dennis
Assistant Professor