ADS Management Team in 2018
At the ADS Highlights event in December (see event report here), Maarten de Rijke was thanked for his long-standing commitment to ADS activities as Chair since 2014.
Lynda Hardman (pictured) will now take over this position from Maarten from January 2018. Lynda is a Senior Researcher in the Information Access Group at CWI, and Professor of Multimedia Discourse Interaction at Utrecht University. Previously Lynda was President of the Board of Informatics Europe.
Additionally, Jaap Heringa (VU) will also join the ADS Management Team and Peter Boncz (CWI) will join the ADS Supervisory Board.
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.
On the 22nd of September LAB42 will host its Grand Opening from 15:00 onwards. LAB42 is an international hub for developing talent in the fields of digital innovation and AI. The building is the result of a partnership between the UvA, the municipality of Amsterdam and the business sector.
The UvA Data Science Centre, part of the University Library, is pleased to host its second yearly Data Science Day on the 13th of October 2022.