Our upcomming events
26 February 2021

Humane Conversations – Sennay Ghebreab and Hinda Haned

"The AI community has been focusing on developing fixes for harmful bias and discrimination, through so-called ‘debiasing algorithms’ that either try to fix data for known or expected biases, or…

26 January 2021

Humane Conversations – Marieke van Erp

"Biases in data can be both explicit and implicit. A simple two-word phrase can carry strong contestations, and entire research fields, such as post-colonial studies, are devoted to them. However,…

Events

10 December 2020

Kick-off Civic AI-Lab

The University of Amsterdam, the Vrije Universiteit, the City of Amsterdam and the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations will hold a festive online kick-off event for the new…

11 November 2020

AI & Content Moderation HIIG

Public pressure on platform companies to more soundly monitor the content on their sites is constantly increasing. To address this, platforms are turning to algorithmic content moderation systems. These systems…

13 November 2020

Launch PEPT Platform for Ethics and Politics of Technology

  Smart cities, robotics, artificial intelligence, medical technologies, the energy transition, sustainable technologies and surveillance capitalism: new technologies affect every part of society and our daily lives, raising new ethical…

18 November 2020

Humane Conversations – Beate Rössler "A" as in Autonomy and "I" as in "SocIal"

"Both the computer science and law disciplines try to define ideal qualities of automated decision systems. In these contexts, concepts, such as autonomy, authenticity, agency, or privacy - both individual…

22 October 2020

AI4EU Cafe’ AI and Legal Personality

  The Speaker is: Klaus Heine (Professor of Law and Economics at the Erasmus School of Law in Rotterdam) Abstract: AI’s mimic human like decisions, but they are no humans.…

26 October 2020

UvA Inclusive AI invites Shakir Mohamed (GoogleDeepMind) for a virtual talk and discussion

  The UvA Inclusive AI invites everybody that is studying, teaching, and researching AI at the University of Amsterdam to join a virtual talk and discussion with Shakir Mohamed (Google…

9 October 2020

LAB 42 Live Kick-off

  After a long period of planning, the time has finally come: the construction of Lab42 has started at Science Park. Lab42 will become a unique science building where education,…

13 October 2020

Humane Conversations – Max Welling

We are very pleased to invite you to this launch event of Human(e) Conversations. Homeworking and the zoomification of research is making chance encounters and discovering new colleagues with shared research interests much more…

23 September 2020

Free Masterclass: Responsible AI InfoSupport

Building good AI models that are fair to all demographics can be a challenge. But there are ways to make it easier. In this session, InfoSupport will show you what…

9 September 2020

ADS & AMDS Webinar Covid-19 and the Media

Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) and Amsterdam Medical Data Science (AMDS) are co-hosting a new lecture series in collaboration with Elsevier and Google to explore The Power and Weakness of Data Modelling…

3 December 2020

Humane Conversations – Thomas Poell

In this conversation, Thomas Poell reflects on the societal impact of AI-driven virtual assistants, such as Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant. Virtual assistants are software agents that perform tasks and services…

12 August 2020

UvA launches RPA Human(e) AI

The University of Amsterdam launched the Research Priority Area (RPA) Human(e) AI on May 15, in an event attended by over 150 researchers, staff members and students. The RPA is…