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Launch Collaborative Innovation Center IBM and the Faculty of Sciences

  • Start date 01/22/2016
     
  • Time 17:00
     
  • Location IBM; Johan Huizingalaan 765, 1066 Amsterdam
     
  • Title Launch Collaborative Innovation Center IBM and the Faculty of Sciences
     
  • Speaker Gerard Smit (CTO for IBM Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) and Prof. Hubertus Irth (Vice Dean and Research Director of the Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences and Faculty of Sciences)
     
  • Unit Faculty of Sciences
     
  • Category Sciences
     
  • Event type Other
     

On Friday 22 January Gerard Smit (CTO for IBM Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) and Prof. Hubertus Irth (Vice Dean and Research Director of the Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences and Faculty of Sciences) will make official the Collaborative Innovation Center (CIC) between IBM and the Faculty of Sciences. The event will be hosted by IBM Netherlands (Johan Huizingalaan 765, 1066 Amsterdam) and will be co-located with the closing ceremony of the first edition of joint Watson Innovation Course, where students from this course will present their final projects.

Programme

  • 17:00 - 17:05 Welcome
  • 17:05 - 17:20 Cognitive Computing Intro (Lora Aroyo)
  • 17:20 - 17:30 Watson Innovation Course Intro (Zoltan Szlavik)
  • 17:30 - 18:00 Student Groups pitches
  • 18:00 - 18:15 Collaborative Innovation Center opening (Gerard Smit and Prof. Hubertus Irth)
  • 18:15 - 19:00 Poster session drinks networking


Location

Johan Huizingalaan 765
1066 Amsterdam
Travel directions

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To join both events, please send an email to Zoltan Szlavik zoltan.szlavik@nl.ibm.com with your name and affiliation.


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