ADS Drinks & Data – Event Report

On Friday 09 December, Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) hosted an event aimed at:

  • Showcasing the Highlights of 2016 from the ADS partners and
  • Looking forward to new collaborations in 2017

The event kicked-off with ADS director Maarten de Rijke giving an overview of the key 2016 outcomes from ADS, for example:

Following on from this there were 6 short presentations (less than 5 minutes each) covering multiple disciplines:

  • Business Analytics, Cities, Digital Humanities, Health, Informatics, and Life Sciences

To celebrate what has been achieved in 2016.

Followed by 5 presentations from those that we are keen to partner with and collaborate more closely with in 2017:

  • Air France-KLM, Gemeente Amsterdam, Information Law (IViR) UvA, Network of Dutch War Resources, and Social Sciences VU.

In between, there was active participation from the audience, over 100 people attended.

Afterwards drinks and snacks were served enabling further network and collaboration opportunities.

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