CWI Celebrates its 75th Birthday

CWI is counting down to its 75th anniversary and kindly requests you to save the date, on 11 February 2021 they will celebrate their jubilee with a special online event.

The National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science was founded in 1946, and has been the birthplace of numerous scientific breakthroughs. During the event they will look back on their most remarkable scientific achievements. They will also have different breakout sessions focusing on the future of AI and quantum computing, discussing questions such as; how do we deal with data in the future? And to what level of security can you make computers safe?

During the event, Jos Baeten, the former director of CWI will give his farewell speech, reflecting on his personal experiences with computers and computing research.

Preliminary programme:
14.00: Opening
14.10: Breakout sessions round 1: Daniel Dadush, Marten van Dijk, Benjamin Sanderse, Irene Viola
14.40:Ton de Kok
15.00: Break
15.10: Breakout sessions round 2: Peter Bosman, Stacey Jeffery, Lisa Kohl, Hannes Muhleisen
15.40: Jos Baeten
16.00: Comedian Adam Fields
16.35: Closing

Chair of the day is Ans Hekkenberg

You can register for the event here.

For inquiries and further details about this event you can view the CWI events page or contact event coordinator Daniƫlle Kollerie (