Network Institute’s End of Year Event

The Network Institute’s End of Academic Year Event will take place this Wednesday, July 1st, 15h in the Kerkzaal on the top floor of the VU main building.

We have an exciting programme:

  • 15h00 – 15h20 – Johan Hoorn speaks on Alice the care robot, including part of the pricewinning documentary about Alice (zie [1] & [2])
  • 15h20 – 15h40 – Evert Haasdijk speaks on self-replicating robots, including part of De Volmaakte Mens documentary (VPRO) showing the robots [3]
  • 15h40 – 16h00 – Discussion on the promises and threats of these new technologies
  • 16h00 – 17h00 – Pitches & posters by last year’s Academy Assistants projects, and announcements of the selected projects for the coming year
  • 17h                     – Drinks

We are looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday, 15h in de Kerkzaal.