What’s new in 2022?

We are happy to announce the first ADS webinar of 2022!

We will be talking about this year’s hip and happening developments in the Amsterdam Data Science & AI ecosystem.

It will be held online on February 23rd!

Joined by three exciting speakers, who will each give a 10 minute pitch presentation on behalf of LAB42, TTT.AI and LTP ROBUST.

Register now (for free)


12:00 Introduction & Welcome
12:05 Talk #1 Strengthening the Local AI Ecosystem in Amsterdam
12:20 Q&A
12:25 Talk #2 Accelerating the AI Startup Ecosystem with TTT.AI
12:40 Q&A
12:45 Talk #3 Trustworthy AI based Systems for Sustainable Growth
12:55 Q&A
13:00 End

Talk #1 by Siddique Sheikh (LAB42)

Siddique grew up in Canada but recently moved to the Netherlands and works as a Business Developer for LAB42. In Canada Siddique worked as Director of Operations for an accelerator for seven years, as well as a business consultant, and taught business courses part-time at a local college. Siddique has many years of experience working with companies to help them grow and manage problems.

Siddique currently lives in Amsterdam with his wife where they enjoy exploring the city and traveling.

Strengthening the local AI ecosystem in Amsterdam:
Siddique primary works as the Business Developer for LAB42 located at Science Park. He’s responsible for attracting and developing Artificial Intelligent and Data Science companies to LAB42 and strengthening the local AI ecosystem in Amsterdam. Siddique also works on a LTP centred around making the Netherlands a global AI hub.

Talk #2 by Giulia Donker (TTT.AI)

Giulia works as a Business Developer at Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA). In her role, she works together with AI researchers to bring their ideas to the market by setting up spinoffs/startups. Giulia has a bachelors degree in Business Economics and a masters degree in Information Studies (Data-Science) and over 5 years work experience in the field.

Accelerating the AI startup ecosystem with TTT.AI:
Thematic Technology Transfer Artificial Intelligence (TTT.AI) offers a specialized venture-building program and investment fund for knowledge/research-based AI startups. It unites eight Knowledge Transfer Offices (KTOs) of 10 knowledge institutions in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Nijmegen and Eindhoven, as well as their activities, instruments, and networks. During this presentation, Giulia will tell a bit more about the program and how to get involved

Talk #3 by Susan Blackburn (LTP ROBUST)

(to be continued)