Amsterdam Data Science 2016 Report

2016 has been an exciting year for Amsterdam Data Science with many key goals achieved

Our network organisation has continued to grow with new partners joining, new collaborations with industry established, and a broadened international network. This report summarises our continued growth and how we are embedding more and more within the region. In this report we also highlight the Amsterdam Academic Alliance Data Science (AAA-DS) programme, as we move closer to unifying into one joint initiative.

ADS is a network organisation initiated in 2013 by the Amsterdam-based knowledge institutes: Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), University of Amsterdam (UvA), and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).

Below is a brief summary only, you can access the PDF of the full report here: ADS 2016 Report

Key 2016 Highlights

Establishing new partnerships and building our network:

  • Economics and Business, UvA
  • Elsevier
  • Wuhan, China

Strengthening the Amsterdam knowledge institutions collaborations:

  • AAA-DS
  • Research Assistant Projects
  • ADS Assignments 

Linking with related data science initiatives:

  • Responsible Data Science

Promoting data science education in Amsterdam:

  • Master’s Data Science Track
  • Education Awards
  • Amsterdam School of Data Science

Disseminating our research to the outside world:

  • Coffee & Data Meetup
  • Deep Dive Meetup
  • Responsible Data Science Meetup
  • Monthly newsletter

Looking to 2017:

  • ADS Foundation
  • Education
  • Minor Data Science
  • Regional and International Network
  • External organisations

Above is a brief summary only, you can access the PDF of the full report here: ADS 2016 Report

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