festive kick-off symposium AI for Sustainable Molecules and Materials


Thursday, May 30, 2024
12:00 - 18:00


Recently, the University of Amsterdam initiated its Research Priority Area on AI for Sustainable Molecules and Materials. On Thursday afternoon, 30 May 2024, a festive kick-off meeting will be organized for research staff, students and external guests who are working in this field already, as well as researchers interested in learning about this new vibrant field of science. Especially for the latter, the program contains inspiring showcases and matchmaking activities.

Invitation for active participation
Via the registration form (https://ai4science-amsterdam.github.io/ai4smm_workshop1/), participants can indicate whether they would like to present a poster and/or a 5-minute plenary soundbite (10 slots available) on a running project or new research idea. All in order to inspire each other and display the pluriformity of sustainability research in science that benefits from the enhancement by AI.

12.00 - 13.00 Registration, lunch and posters

13.00 - 13.15 Introduction by Dr. Bernd Ensing – Program director of RPA

Kick-off by Prof. Peter van Tienderen - Dean Faculty of Science

13.15 - 14.00 Keynote by Prof. Michael Webb (Princeton)

14.00 - 15.00 Soundbites of running projects and new ideas

15.00 - 15.30 Break and posters

15.30 - 16.15 Keynote by
Prof. Paola Gori Giorgi (Microsoft)

16.15 - 17.15 Topical discussions and matchmaking

17.15 - 18.00 Drinks and posters


Auditorium of the Matrix ONE building, Science Park 301, Amsterdam




computational physics, soft matter

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