Workshop: Health by the Algorithm

This open workshop is an accompaniment to the seminar Self tracking - good for you?, held on March 23rd.

Illustration: Colourbox.

This workshop is funded through the project “Epidemiological Risk Scores as Knowledge Transfer Devices”, supported by BMBF, Germany.

Organizers: Susanne Bauer, TIK Centre and Christine Holmberg, Charité University Medicine

Register: Please register by e-mail to


Workshop programme

09:00: Multifaceted accountability: Study nurses between care for data and care for probands.

Speaker: Ute Kalender (Charité University Medicine). Discussants: Jeannette Pols (University of Amsterdam) and Tone Druglitrø (TIK Centre).

09.45: Coffee/Tea

10.00: Following the algorithm. Epidemiological risk scores as accounting Devices

Speaker: Katrin Amelang (University of Bremen). Discussants: Francis Lee (Uppsala University) and Margunn Aanestad (University of Oslo)

11.00: Where is zika? Exploring the ambiguities of algorithms, data and judgment

Speaker: Francis Lee (Uppsala University).

12.00: Lunch

13:00: Health by the Algorithm – where do we go from there? | Exploring Data Infrastructures, Systems Medicine and Public Health

Speakers: Susanne Bauer (TIK, Oslo) and Christine Holmberg (Charité University Medicine, Berlin).


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