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ADS Presents Tech020 | Career fair for Data Science & AI
Looking for talent? Amsterdam Data Science will be hosting its annual career fair for final year bachelor, masters and PhD students on February 18th.
CIDR 2021: Final call for participation
The annual Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR) will be hosted for free and online this year, starting on 11th January to 15th January 2021. Register now to see keynotes from Benoit Dageville, co-founder and president of products at Snowflake and Kunle Olukotun, professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University and co-founder and chief technologist at SambaNova.
ADS Highlights Event 2020
On Thursday 10 December 2020, Amsterdam Data Science hosted its annual highlights event online. The afternoon was filled with inspiring speakers and we announced the inaugural ADS Thesis Awards winners. Watch the whole event.
Emma Beauxis-Aussalet on the 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics
Emma Beauxis-Aussalet, assistant professor of ethical computing at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, has been listed on the 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics 2020 list.
Somaya Ben Allouch appointed professor by special appointment of Human-System Interaction for Health and Wellbeing
Dr Somaya Ben Allouch (1979) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Human-System Interaction for Health and Wellbeing at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), with effect from 1 January 2021.
First official sponsor of Amsterdam ELLIS
The Amsterdam ELLIS unit that was officially launched earlier this year on 15th September has secured a gold sponsorship from Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
Humainer AI proposal awarded
The proposal ‘a HUman and Mathematical Approach to Implementing and Navigating Explainable and Responsible AI (HUMAINER AI)‘ from Paola Grosso has been awarded in the NWO multidisciplinary call for Artificial Intelligence Responsible Use.
AUAS TO HELP SMES WITH DIGITALISATION
State Secretary Mona Keijzer signed thirteen deals for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Through these deals, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy is contributing over seven million euros to regional SME projects of provinces and municipalities. This gives businesses an incentive to innovate, digitalise and operate internationally.
CWI Fellow Martin Kersten Receives Royal Decoration
Database pioneer Martin Kersten has been awarded a royal decoration. Kersten was appointed Knight in the Royal Order of the Netherlands Lion, recognizing his merit in pioneering database research.