ADS Highlight Event | Five Year Anniversary


12 December 2019 - 14:30-19:00
ADS Event



Amsterdam Data Science would like to invite you to our special end of year Highlight event to celebrate our five year anniversary!

Join us for an afternoon packed full of inspiring speakers and to hear our exciting plans for the year ahead.


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14:30 Welcome & Posters
15:00 Welcome & Introduction
by Lynda Hardman
Director, Amsterdam Data Science
15:10 Gemeente Amsterdam
by Ger Baron and Tamas Erkelens
Chief Technology Officer and Program Manager, Gemeente Amsterdam
15:20 Keynote: What we (don’t) know. Data & Algorithmic Responsibilities in Practice.
by Henriette Cramer
Principle Research Scientist & PM at Spotify
16:25 Break: Posters & Networking
16:40 ADS Strategy
by Lynda Hardman
Director, Amsterdam Data Science
16:55 Partner Highlights (4 min. pitches)
– Nanda Piersma (HvA): HvA Expertise Centre for Applied AI
– Marcel Worring (ICAI Amsterdam): The Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence – Amsterdam
– Koen Hindriks (CS, VU)
– Esther Smit (AMdEX)
– Paul Groth (IvI, UvA): Learning to Support Data Engineering
– Peter Boncz (CWI): The CWI and Databricks Collaboration
– Hinda Haned (IvI, UvA): AI for Social Good
– Mark Siebert (Elsevier)
– Pieter Bons (Technology, HvA)
– Tessel Bogaard (CWI)
– Ilaria Tiddi (CS, VU)
– Pascal Wiggers (DM&CI, HvA): Applied & Responsible AI at HvA
– Hannes Mühleisen (CWI): Database on the Edge
– Harrie Oosterhuis (IvI, UvA): Learning from User Interactions on Rankings
– Michael Cochez (CS, VU)
18:05 Drinks, Posters & Networking
19:00 End


Other details

Date: Thursday 12 December 2019
Time: 14:30-19:00


Registration is free and will be open soon via Eventbrite.
You must have an Eventbrite ticket to attend this event.
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.


We will be taking photos of the event and posting them on the ADS website and social media channels. If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to