ADS & Coursera Event: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, & Lifelong Learning
On 10 November, Amsterdam Data Science hosted a half day conference with Coursera on: Digital Transformation, the Future of Work, and Lifelong Learning.
The event was attended by some 150 people who listened to keynotes which highlighted the demand for Data Science in the workplace and panel discussions on:
– What are the skills of tomorrow needed in data?
– Facing new challenges from today’s digital transformation and how to address them
The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and Data Science Center (DSC) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are joining forces in a new joint fellowship for (teams of) researchers interested in exploring the intersection of data science and other disciplines. The first fellow of the new program, Dr. Davide Ceolin, will start his fellowship at the IAS on June 17. Ceolin is currently affiliated with CWI.
Nanda Piersma, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), has been appointed as a crown member of the Social and Economic Counsil (SER). This is the first time that a lecturer has been appointed as member of the SER. Nanda Piersma was approached because of her expertise in the field of digitisation.
The ADS Thesis Awards aim to promote excellence in Data Science and AI from students at BSc and Master level. The Awards are open to students from all Amsterdam-based knowledge institutes.