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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.

Text Analytics Meetup – KPN Results

17 January 2020

In collaboration with KPN, Amsterdam Data Science hosted two Text Analytics Meetups in 2019 with the aim of bringing students, professionals and experts together to tackle problems in the field. Watch out for more information on our third edition of the Meetup, which will take place in March/April 2020.

ADS presents TECH020 – Last call for companies to participate

17 January 2020

ADS presents TECH020 is our third Career Fair for all students studying fields related to Data Science and AI. There are only a few spots left for organisations to participate. 

Efstratios Gavves, IvI, receives NWO LIFT Grant

09 January 2020

Efstratios Gavves, assistant professor of Computer Vision and Deep Learning at the Informatics Institute (IvI), has received a grant for the software development for autonomous cars. BMW is the other partner of this public-private partnership. €240,000 has been awarded and the project will start on 1 March 2020.

The National AI Course – English Programme

07 January 2020

The National AI Course has created accessible programmes for anyone who wants to prepare for the future.

Cees Snoek & Henri Bal receive grant for Real-Time Video AI

19 December 2019

Professors Cees Snoek (UvA) and Henri Bal (VU) have received a subsidy of €750,000 from NWO’s Open Technology Programme for their project ‘Real-Time Video Surveillance Search’.

Amsterdam knowledge institutions invest €1 billion in AI

13 December 2019

The knowledge institutions of Amsterdam have joined forces and are investing €1 billion in the development of responsible AI technologies over the next 10 years, by setting up research programmes, attracting top scientists and educating students with state-of-the-art knowledge of AI.