ADS Coffee & Data: Visual Analytics


July 07, 2017 - 09:00



ADS Coffee & Data offers the opportunity for researchers and business to share their knowledge and give insight on a central theme, specifically on Friday 07 July this will be Visual Analytics. We are honoured to have one of the founders and leading researcher of Visual Analytics, Professor Daniel Keim, present at this Meetup. There is also the chance to network before and after over a cup of coffee.


Date: Friday 07 July 2017

Time: 09:00-11:15

Location: Science Park 904, UvA (Room: C1.110 – 1st floor)

Registration on Meetup


09:00-09:15 Coffee

Introduction & Chair: Marcel Worring, Professor in Data Science for Business Analytics (Amsterdam Business School), Director and Associate Professor, Informatics Institute, (UvA)

09:15-10:00: Daniel Keim, Professor of Data Analysis and Visualization, University of Konstanz, Germany

Daniel Keim has been actively involved in data analysis and information visualization research for more than 20 years, and developed a number of novel visual analysis techniques for very large data sets with applications to a wide range of application areas including financial analysis, network analysis, geo-spatial analysis, as well as text and multimedia analysis.

10:00-10:25: Presentations from Research Students from the master course Information Visualization from the Artificial Intelligence and Data Science programmes (5 x 5 minutes each)

10:25-10:50: Björn Þór Jónsson, Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, IT University of Copenhagen

Björn’s research is within the broad field of Multimedia Analytics, applying Multi-dimensional Analysis concepts and techniques to multimedia. Over the last decade, his research has focused primarily on the performance of very largescale content based multimedia retrieval.

10:50 – 11:15 Wrap-up, discussion & coffee



Registration is free but please do so in advance through Meet-up. The event will be in English and is open to all.

Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) accelerates data science research by connecting, sharing and showcasing world-class technology, expertise and talent from Amsterdam on a regional, national and international level. Our research enables business and society to better gather, store, analyse and present data in order to gain valuable insights and make informed decisions.