‘Paradiso lecture’ Harry Buhrman and Yfke Dulek
18-06-2017 from 11:00 to 13:00 Paradiso, Weteringschans 6, 1017 SG Amsterdam,

On 18 June, Harry Buhrman and Yfke Dulek will give a ‘Paradiso lecture’. These lectures, which take place in music venue and cultural centre Paradiso in Amsterdam, are intended for a broad audience. Harry Buhrman is leader of the Algorithms and Complexity group, director of QuSoft and professor at the University of Amsterdam. Yfke Dulek is a PhD student in the A&C research group. Their lecture is about artificial intelligence and quantum computers. Buhrman and Dulek will address the question: will computers take over in the future?

IACR International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public-Key Cryptography (PKC)
28-03-2017 07:00 to 31-03-2017 15:00 De Balie, Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10, 1077 RR Amsterdam,

The IACR International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public-Key Cryptography (PKC) is the main annual conference focusing on all aspects of public-key cryptography, attracting cutting-edge results from world-renowned researchers in the area. You'll find more information and registration on our website.

IAS Lecture Mihail Mihaylov: Smart Contracts for Smart Grids. A case study on NRGcoin
06-02-2017 from 14:30 to 15:30 Room M390 - CWI (third floor),

Everyone is welcome to attend the public lecture of Mihail "Mike" Mihaylov. Abstract: The emergence of Blockchain technology in 2009 has been compared to the rise of the Internet in the 90's. The Blockchain technology first disrupted the FinTech sector and is now making its way to the relatively new IoT and Smart Grid sectors.

SWI 2017
23-01-2017 09:00 to 27-01-2017 13:00 Amsterdam Science Park,
Tutorial: Scalable and reproducible data analysis with Snakemake
15-03-2017 from 09:00 to 16:00 CWI, room L016,

Data analyses usually entail the application of many command line tools or scripts to transform, filter, aggregate or plot data and results. With ever increasing amounts of data being collected in science, reproducible and scalable automatic workflow management becomes increasingly important.

W3C/ISOC Lecture and masterclass by CSS pioneers Bert Bos and Håkon Wium Lie at CWI
15-06-2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam,

CSS pioneers Dr. Bert Bos, from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) from France, and Dr. Håkon Wium Lie from YesLogic from Norway, will give a unique lecture and a masterclass at CWI on Thursday 15 June 2017. They will talk about 'A walk-through of CSS Grid' and 'CSS in print'. Everybody interested in the current state and future of the CSS web standard for web design and print is cordially invited. The lecture and the masterclass will be given in English. There is an admission fee. As there is limited space available, please register soon. We hope to see you on 15 June!

Smart Textiles and the Internet of Things
26-09-2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 Kensington, Lecture Theatre 1, London,

On 26 September CWI researchers will be presenting their smart textiles research at a symposium on Smart Textiles and the Internet of Things at the Royal College of Art in London, one of the world's leading art and design universities.

Smart logistics in healthcare
14-09-2017 from 16:00 to 18:00

On September 14, the kick-off of a new series of events at the Amsterdam health & technology center (AHTC) takes place. Theme of the first event is ‘Smart logistics in healthcare’. CWI's Rob van der Mei will be one of the speakers, as well as Jaap Frank Ponstein, director of Ambulance Amsterdam.

Quantum revolution at Lowlands
19-08-2017 from 15:00 to 16:00 Lowlands, Mind of the Universe Tent,

This year at Lowlands, quantum experts Harry Buhrman and Ronald Hanson will discuss the quantum revolution: what effects will quantum computing and quantum networks have on science and on our society?