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Alice & Eve 2020: A Celebration of Women in Computing

January 31, 2020

The first ever Alice & Eve event took place on Friday 24th January at the University of Twente. The event celebrated women in computing in the Netherlands.

Zhisheng Huang wins 2019 Weibo Annual Impact Event

January 28, 2020

Zhisheng Huang, senior researcher at VU Amsterdam and professor at Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, China, Beijing University of Technology, China, and the Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China, has been awarded for his work on the ​​Tree Hole Rescue Team.

Pablo Cesar Awarded Dutch Prize for ICT Research 2020

January 27, 2020

The 2020 Dutch Prize for ICT Research has been awarded to Pablo Cesar for his research on modelling and controlling complex collections of media objects (including real-time media and sensor data that are distributed in time and space). The prize comes with €50k, that can be freely spent by the winner to support their own research.

Awesome IT – Call for Sponsors

January 22, 2020

On April 3rd 2020 the study association VIA will host its 10th edition of their symposium Awesome IT. This is an annual symposium for around 450 students who study computer science, artificial intelligence, information science or one of the related masters at the University of Amsterdam.

ADS meets CIDR

January 20, 2020

For our first event of 2020, we joined forces with CIDR to host a meetup at the end of the conference. We heard talks from Turing Award winner Michael Stonebraker, Stanford associate professor Christopher Ré and University of Amsterdam professor Hinda Haned.

Text Analytics Meetup – KPN Results

January 17, 2020

In collaboration with KPN, Amsterdam Data Science hosted two Text Analytics Meetups in 2019 with the aim of bringing students, professionals and experts together to tackle problems in the field. Watch out for more information on our third edition of the Meetup, which will take place in March/April 2020.

ADS presents TECH020 – Last call for companies to participate

ADS presents TECH020 is our third Career Fair for all students studying fields related to Data Science and AI. There are only a few spots left for organisations to participate.