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AI, Media and Democracy
How will AI change media? What new opportunities can AI create for democracy? And what conditions need to be fulfilled for these things to happen? On 22 February 2021, The AI, Media and Democracy Lab was launched to look into these questions. A collaboration between the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) and CWI.
ICAI Launch Pad
Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) has initiated the Launch Pad to retain talent in the AI and Data Science ecosystem.
World Data League
The quest to find the best data scientists by solving social-oriented problems (April and May – Virtual Event)
The HvA ECAAI becomes a Center of Expertise
As of the 1st February 2021, the HvA Expertise Centre for Applied AI has been made a Center of Expertise (CoE). With this small change in name, the HvA has become the first knowledge institute in the Netherlands with a CoE on applied AI.
Supporting innovation in AI and healthcare
In October 2020, Amsterdam Medical Data Science (AMDS) made a call for proposals for seed projects that could fuel collaboration between data scientists and medical professionals. A total of four pitches have now been chosen to receive a €5,000 seed grant.
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 list
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.