Kick-off Event Civic AI Lab



The University of Amsterdam, the Vrije Universiteit, the City of Amsterdam and the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations are announcing the kick-off of a joint ICAI research lab on artificial intelligence for public values, the Civic AI Lab.


This online event will be live streamed from the heart of Amsterdam at A’DAM Toren on international humans rights day, December 10, 16:00-17:00 CET. It is the opportunity to learn more about the lab’s research and societal objectives for the city of Amsterdam and beyond.


The program features an academic keynote by Ruha Benjamin from Princeton University, a reflection by Sigrid Johannisse from The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the US, overview of Civic AI Lab, and the official opening by Touria Meliani (Deputy Mayor, City of Amsterdam), Vinod Subramariam (Rector Magnificus, VU), Geert ten Dam (Chair Executive Board, UvA).