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Seminar: Exploring collaboration opportunities in Artificial Intelligence


You are invited to join us at our Holland Innovation Seminar: Exploring collaboration opportunities in Artificial Intelligence.

Singapore and the Netherlands are both ranked in the top five of most innovative economies in the world on the Global Innovation Index. Both countries attach great importance to innovation and the triple helix approach, bringing government, academics and industry together to collaborate. How can we deepen and expand our R&D efforts, especially in the field of AI?

During this seminar the Holland Innovation Network in Singapore will provide an overview of the Dutch AI ecosystem, share and compare developments in AI. We will also hear from several AI experts and there will be enough time to expand your network in AI with researchers, government and companies. Please find below the detailed program with speakers.

Date Wednesday 13 February
Time 4.00 – 6.00 PM
Venue BASH, find directions here
Registration If you didn’t register yet, please be so kind to rsvp by email to sin-ia@minbuza.nl


3.45 Arrival and registration
4.00 Welcome by HE Margriet Vonno, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Singapore



Overview of Dutch Artificial Intelligence ecosystem and comparison to AI in Singapore

By Mignon Lebon, Junior Advisor for Innovation, Technology and Science

Complemented by Bart Vuijk, TNO on the role of AI for smart and sustainable mobility

4.20 Keynote by Prof. dr. Cees Snoek

Prof. Cees Snoek is one of the leading AI experts in the Netherlands. He will talk about

ICAI, the national AI initiative in the Netherlands focused on joint technology development between academia, industry and government, and his own research projects on semantic image understanding, image and video search, and interactive image analysis.

4.35 Presentation by Dr Stefan Winkler

Stefan Winkler is Deputy Director at AI Singapore and Associate Professor Computing (Practice) at the National University of Singapore.

4.45 Interactive discussion with questions
5.15 Informal networking & drinks
6.00 End


February 13
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


79 Ayer Rajah Crescent, #03-01
Singapore, 139955 Singapore
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