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Dutch Data Science Awards 2020 – Open for Submissions

17 February 2020

Submissions for the Dutch Data Science Awards 2020 are now open. This year, PhDs, startups and corporate or governmental projects have the chance to win one of the three coveted awards. The submission period runs until Tuesday 31st March, with the ceremony on Tuesday 16th June at the Aula, UvA.

Official Opening of AIM Lab

05 February 2020

ICAI Amsterdam’s latest lab, AI for Medical Imaging (AIM) Lab celebrated its official opening on Friday 31st January. This included remarks from Geert ten Dam, President of the Executive Board of UvA, Victor Everhardt, Alderman of the City of Amsterdam, and a keynote from Bram van Ginneken, Professor at Radboud University Medical Center.

Alice & Eve 2020: A Celebration of Women in Computing

31 January 2020

The first ever Alice & Eve event took place on Friday 24th January at the University of Twente. The event celebrated women in computing in the Netherlands.

Zhisheng Huang wins 2019 Weibo Annual Impact Event

28 January 2020

Zhisheng Huang, senior researcher at VU Amsterdam and professor at Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, China, Beijing University of Technology, China, and the Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China, has been awarded for his work on the ​​Tree Hole Rescue Team.

Pablo Cesar Awarded Dutch Prize for ICT Research 2020

27 January 2020

The 2020 Dutch Prize for ICT Research has been awarded to Pablo Cesar for his research on modelling and controlling complex collections of media objects (including real-time media and sensor data that are distributed in time and space). The prize comes with €50k, that can be freely spent by the winner to support their own research.

Awesome IT – Call for Sponsors

22 January 2020

On April 3rd 2020 the study association VIA will host its 10th edition of their symposium Awesome IT. This is an annual symposium for around 450 students who study computer science, artificial intelligence, information science or one of the related masters at the University of Amsterdam.

ADS meets CIDR

20 January 2020

For our first event of 2020, we joined forces with CIDR to host a meetup at the end of the conference. We heard talks from Turing Award winner Michael Stonebraker, Stanford associate professor Christopher Ré and University of Amsterdam professor Hinda Haned.