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Nancy Zikken, Trade developer Smart City / Sustainable Built Environment at Amsterdam Trade, posted


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As part of the TechConnect action programme, a number of initiatives are being launched to increase equal opportunities in the tech sector by making related study programmes and tech jobs accessible to everyone. In practice, this means that thousands of women, people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods and owners of SMEs will be trained to become coders, data analysts, growth hackers, UX designers or tech administrators.

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Nancy Zikken, Trade developer Smart City / Sustainable Built Environment at Amsterdam Trade, posted

Intertraffic Amsterdam

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Visit the leading trade event for traffic technology professionals

Be part of the largest gathering of traffic and mobility professionals in the world!
Join 30,000+ peers from 20 - 23 March 2018!

The traffic industry is undergoing major changes and developments are on a fast track. Experience the latest solutions for today's and tomorrow’s challenges with all the experts in the field. Discover the latest trends in infrastructure, traffic management, smart mobility, safety and parking!

Nancy Zikken's picture Event from Mar 20th to Mar 23rd
Nancy Zikken, Trade developer Smart City / Sustainable Built Environment at Amsterdam Trade, posted

Science in a Digital World – the National eScience Symposium 2017

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This is a day-long event where scientists and researchers from different disciplines meet to discover how digital technology impacts scientific practice:
This annual symposium is an opportunity to meet with researchers (from academia and industry), students and data scientists dealing with the challenges and potential of digital technologies; from the humanities to physics and beyond.

The symposium features a plenary session with keynotes from Cecilia Aragon (University of Washington) and Diederik Jekel (Science Journalist). There will be five parallel thematic sessions (organized with partners):

Internet of Things (SURFnet)
Natural Language Processing (CLARIAH)
Energy Science (NWO-Shell programme)
Brain, Cognition and Behavior (NeuroLabNL)
The Future of Machine Learning (Commit2Data)

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Science in a Digital World- National eScience Symposium
12 October 2017
Amsterdam ArenA

Discover how digital technology impacts scientific research
Our understanding of human behavior and the brain, dealing with the challenges of climate change and discovering new energy sources, analyzing social and cultural interaction, processing sensor data from billions of devices from transportation to health - digital technology cuts through all scientific disciplines.

At this symposium, we will discuss in different thematic sessions what this means for scientific research: Internet of Things; Natural Language Processing; Energy Science; Brain, Cognition and Behavior; and The Future of Machine Learning.

Our organizing partners: SURFnet, CLARIAH, NWO-Shell programme, NeuroLabNL, Commit2Data.

Nancy Zikken's picture Event on Oct 12th
Nancy Zikken, Trade developer Smart City / Sustainable Built Environment at Amsterdam Trade, posted

Startup Stories

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TheNextWomen offers the unique possibility to participate in the free Startup Stories. Group sessions with ambitious entrepreneurs. Participants get the opportunity to ask questions, and gain advice, from each other and experienced entrepreneurs. TheNextWomen has invited experienced entrepreneurs to this session to support participants with advice and contacts. Do you want to share an issue select 'yes' when you register for your seat and we will let you know as soon as possible if you have been selected.

16:00 Walk-in
16:30 Intro Startup Stories by TheNextWomen
16:35 Pitch by expert and Q&A
16:45 3-4 issues by participants + questions & answers
17:45 Closing statements by TheNextWomen
17:50 Network

Nancy Zikken's picture Event on Aug 17th
Nancy Zikken, Trade developer Smart City / Sustainable Built Environment at Amsterdam Trade, posted

Empowering smart solutions for better cities

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Registration is open for the conference 'Empowering smart solutions for better cities', organised by the Smart Cities Information System, which will take place on 2 and 3 October 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. Join us to meet with creative thinkers and decision-makers in urban planning, sustainable energy, mobility, ICT, smart business models and user-centric innovation!

Confirmed speakers include Usman Haque, Founding Partner of Umbrellium, Balázs Szeneczey, Vice Mayor of Urban development of Budapest, Ulf Kamne, Deputy Mayor of Gothenburg, Dominique Ristori, Director General of DG Energy in the European Commission, Tomasz Pactwa, Director of the Welfare & Social Projects Department in the City of Warsaw.

They will discuss the transformation of our cities, while smart cities projects will showcase innovative solutions to help create a smart city in small interactive sessions.

This important conference will seek to encourage the replication of solutions, good practices and lessons learned among cities and businesses to drive forward a smart and sustainable vision of Europe.

Nancy Zikken's picture Event from Oct 2nd to Oct 3rd