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Grand Opening 2020 - “The Magic of ARTificial Intelligence”

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Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

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Grand Opening 2020 – “The Magic of ARTificial Intelligence" - organized by Women in AI & Women in Tech on January 27th in Amsterdam.

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Dear members and friends of Women in AI & Women in Tech

Happy New Year from both of our organizations! Your contribution in the fields of Technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in 2019 was outstanding! As we look back on the results and on the combined power of our communities, we are more certain that the new decade will bring better possibilities for achieving an inclusive and non-biased world. Hence, this is definitely worth celebrating all together!

On January 27th at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, Women in AI in partnership with Women in Tech would like to invite you to our Grand Opening 2020 Gala event – “The Magic of ARTificial Intelligence”. Hosted in the historic Council Chamber where the royal wedding of Queen Beatrix was organized in 1966, it will be the most stylish and AI-empowered gala that you have ever been to!

• The event will feature in AI-driven artists and their different works of art that were produced with the help of AI, computer vision and/or Internet of Things.

• You will hear about the progress made in bridging the gender gap in the industry, and the 2020 vision for ensuring better diversity and inclusion in The Netherlands.

• You will be able to connect and reconnect with AI & Tech influencers, role-models, experts, decision-makers, entrepreneurs and positive change agents.

PROGRAM:

18:00 – Walk in.

18:30 – Opening. Host: Lieke Lamb, Trend Strategist, Innovations Ambassador and Keynote Speaker.

18:35 – Ms. Eve Logunova, Women in AI Ambassador, The Netherlands - Welcome message from Women in AI.

18:40 – Ms. Carine de Meyere, Member of the Global Board, Global Women in Tech - Welcome message from Women in Tech.

18:45 - Ms. Touria Meliani, Deputy Mayor Arts and Culture, and Digital City - “The span of times: the transition to AI and digital art”.

18:55 - Dr. Cara Antoine, Chairwoman of the Executive Advisory Board and President Women in Tech, The Netherlands - “The Next Rembrandt”.

19:10 – Presentations of the artists:

Pinar Demirdag, the founding partner of the multidisciplinary artist duo and creative studio Pinar & Viola. She specializes in visual storytelling. Her creative projects put "soul" in technology and often involve Artificial Intelligence. Pinar & Viola works with some of the biggest forward thinking brands in the world. They worked across the regions with Google, Google Arts & Culture, Airbnb, IKEA, Nike, Adidas, MTV and Redbull. Since 2019, the artist duo have their own fashion line and their works entered the collections of Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich.

Jeroen van der Most, Dutch artist whose portfolio includes paintings created by butterflies and AI, a calculation of the average Rembrandt and predictions of new Van Gogh paintings. Van der Most's art was covered by most large Dutch newspapers, TV programs like Tegenlicht and international media like The Art Newspaper. His art to date was obtained by collectors from 20 countries and the National Museum of New Zealand. It has been displayed in galleries and art fairs ranging from the Amsterdam KunstRai to AAF Hong Kong.

“Fruit From the Forest”, a collaborative sound project created by Mina(vitamina), and Lucija Gregov (Lazy O.). Their sound performance acts as a new hybrid between cracks of visual and sonic art forms and technology. They decided to use electronic waste that can be devastating for the Earth as an art tool for creation of sound. With the sounds of the cello and awaken electronic waste; Fruit From The Forest is creating new sound landscape that acts as an antidote on today’s pollution and ecological crisis.

“Women in AI Art Trip”, a group of women - Carole Gendron, Alyona Galyeva, and Anja Marunović - who met during Women in AI events in Amsterdam. They are experts in the fields of Technology, Science and Art. By combining their passion and curiosity of mind, they developed a unique art project using 2 classical art expressions - digital painting “The tree of life” and poetry “AI as a Poet”. By adding IoT sensors to capture the viewers’ emotions, they enable them to interact with the artworks.

“Raw Underground”, an Amsterdam based production duo consisting of Jasper Wognum, CEO at BrainCreators and Lukas Pauka, Product Manager Music at Talpa Network. Their tracks have been featured on 22Tracks, Hed Kandi, and Traxsource; where their Hot Temptation EP reached the top 10. At Grand Opening 2020 Gala, Raw Underground will show the difference between only human DJ power and the power of AI when applied to music.

“The Smartphone Orchestra”, is a creation of the WildVreemd laboratory. The Smartphone Orchestra is an orchestra created by smartphones from the audience. At the Grand Opening 2020 Gala, the audience will become the star of the show. WildVreemd’s award-winning team of creatives, developers and sound engineers will be presented at the event by its creative producer – Marieke Nooren.

20:00 – Networking and the exhibition of different works of art that were produced with the help of AI, computer vision and/or enabled with IoT (sensors).

21:00 - Closing.

This Gala is meant to inspire. We kindly recommend booking your ticket as soon as possible as the event is almst sold out.

• Walk-in: 18:00

• Dress code: Gala dress / black tie

• Coming by car? Sofitel Legend The Grand has a limited amount of valet parking places. The price is € 7,50 per car per hour, with a maximum of € 70,00 for 24 hours per car. Please consider to park at the nearby parking locations in the area of Sofitel Legend The Grand (see Google).

*By registering for the event, you provide your consent to Women in AI to use any photograph/video taken at the Grand Opening 2020 event, without the expressed written permission of you and others included within the photograph/video. Women in AI may use the photograph/video in publications on Social Media or other media material produced, used Women in AI including but not limited to: online posts, brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

Best wishes for 2020 and see you on January 27th !

Team Women in AI // Netherlands

www.womeninai.co

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