Women in Data Science Maastricht
WiDS started as a conference at Stanford in November 2015. Now, WiDS includes a global conference, with approximately 150+ regional events worldwide; a datathon, encouraging participants to hone their skills using a social impact challenge; and a podcast, featuring leaders in the field talking about their work, their journeys, and lessons learned.
WiDS Maastricht was an independent event organized by the Institute of Data Science, Maastricht University to coincide with the annual Global Women in Data Science Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide.
The conference included talks from:
- Lisette Van Gemert, University of Twente, Netherlands
A tech driven society, who rules the data?
- Sofie de Broe, Centre of Statistics, Netherlands
A new model for National Statistical Institutes
- Lyana Curier, Centre of Big Data Statistics, Netherlands
On machine learning and remote sensing
- Wanting Huang, Accenture, Netherlands
How blockchain could improve the way we manage our health data
- Stavroula Mougiakakou, Bern University, Switzerland
Translating food images into nutrient information: AI for dietary assessment
- Helena Deus, Elsevier, US
Deep learning in life sciences and healthcare – stories from the trenches
- Katleen Gabriels, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Machine(s) learning morals
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.