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Over the last few years, Microsoft has consistently transformed the way that people live, work, play, and connect through great technology. We are inspired by the genuine belief that we can change the world for the better. Find out about some of the great initiatives we’re running in the UK to equip young people for the technology-driven world of tomorrow, help businesses expand their potential, and even solve the impossible with Microsoft Research Cambridge.
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 569,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
OFFICIAL CITY SPONSOR
Amsterdam is a city renowned for its history, culture, business climate and innovation. With AI firmly established as the defining technology of the future, Amsterdam is putting plans in place to become a true world-leader in AI in the coming years.
StartupAmsterdam is an initiative from the City of Amsterdam tasked with strengthening Amsterdam’s startup ecosystem by stimulating innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship. Since 2015, StartupAmsterdam has launched and supported over 40 initiatives that facilitated startups’ access to capital, talent, launching customers, content and a startup-minded environment. The action programme was designed as a proverbial ‘spider in the web’ – working with various public and private organisations, facilitating invaluable connections that would ultimately benefit all stakeholders of the ecosystem.
Smart Health Amsterdam
Smart Health Amsterdam is a community for all organisations that work on preventing diseases and encouraging healthy lifestyles. We are on a collective quest to make the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area as healthy as possible. Join Smart Health Amsterdam now and connect with others who want to scale up their activities far beyond the Amsterdam Area. After all, health has no borders.
Netherlands AI Coalition (NL AIC)
The Netherlands AI Coalition (NL AIC) has been set up to substantiate and stimulate AI activities in the Netherlands. The NL AIC is a public-private partnership in which the government, the business sector, educational and research institutions, as well as civil society organisations collaborate to accelerate and connect AI developments and initiatives. The ambition is to position the Netherlands at the forefront of knowledge and application of AI for prosperity and well-being. We are continually doing so with due observance of both the Dutch and European standards and values. The NL AIC functions as the catalyst for AI applications in our country.
Invest in Holland
Invest in Holland and partners invite you to the NL Lounge @WSAI (Berlage Room 1st floor)
Join us to discover all the possibilities for your company in the Netherlands. At the NL Lounge, we will showcase the benefits of the Netherlands as your business destination. By joining the Dutch ecosystem of AI frontrunners, you can tap into our open approach to tech innovation and collaboration where business, universities and government are working together towards the solutions of the future. Discover how the Netherlands can be your Gateway to Europe!
Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 290,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.
IBM is the global leader in business transformation through an open hybrid cloud platform and AI, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today 47 of the Fortune 50 Companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business, and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 30,000 engagements. With 28 consecutive years of patent leadership, IBM is committed to being a responsible innovator and a force for good in the world.
EY CONSULTING BV
EY is a leading professional services organization that provides public and private organizations with advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. EY has more than 300,000 people worldwide in 153 countries.
The Financial Services Organization (“FSO”) practice is a separate business unit dedicated to the financial services clients, differentiating us amongst our competitors. This internationally integrated business model allows us to meet the global demands of our clients, as well as the legal and regulatory requirements that impact our organization. In Belgium, nearly 500 professionals are part of the FSO practice.
QuantumBlack is an advanced analytics firm operating at the intersection of strategy, technology and design to improve performance outcomes for organizations.
In 2015 QuantumBlack became part of McKinsey & Company. Together, combining advanced analytics, design and engineering expertise with McKinsey’s industry knowledge and organizational change management experience.
QuantumBlack was born and proven in Formula 1 – where teams live and breathe data. Today, we are still fascinated by how a marginal gain can have a significant impact on the performance of any company.
Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services. During its 175-year history, our organization has grown tremendously in both scale and capabilities. Deloitte currently has approximately 330,000 people in more than 150 countries and territories, and serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Yet, our shared culture and mission—to make an impact that matters—remains unchanged. This is evident not only in Deloitte’s work for clients, but also in our WorldClass ambition, our WorldClimate initiative and our ALL IN diversity and inclusion strategy.
Kili provides the simplest and most comprehensive enterprise-grade Training Data Platform for building AI that matters. From a single central hub and shared repository of training data, enterprises using Kili are empowered with smart data labeling capabilities, eased collaboration across teams, optimal quality assurance and robust training data management. They can deploy impactful AI applications at scale, faster, better.
MTS AI is a space where experts create innovative products for business and society, transform startups into profitable businesses, invest in unique AI projects and speak in simple terms about technologies and their applications.
We collaborate with AI experts to handle a wide variety of cutting-edge technologies, from neural networks and deep learning to microservice architecture and high-load services.
Government of Canada
Discover the AI advantages of Canada. With strong research capacity, a thriving start-up scene, significant multinational investment, and effective government programs and incentives that encourage innovation, Canada is at the forefront of artificial intelligence (AI).
Learn more about the Government of Canada’s important initiatives: the Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy to attract and retain leading AI researchers and strengthen centres of excellence; the Innovation Supercluster Initiative to fund innovative companies that commercialize solutions; and the Global Skills Strategy, a fast-track immigration program designed to bring high-tech talent to Canada.
Thoughtworks is a leading global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and software engineering to enable enterprises and technology disruptors across the globe to thrive as modern digital businesses.
Technical challenges and risks often arise when managing more than a handful of machine learning models. Seldon helps organisations to manage models and workflows at scale, both accelerating performance by quickly and easily deploying models whilst providing the tools to manage risk through monitoring and explainability. Founded in 2014, Seldon has attracted over £10m in venture funding and customers and users have collectively deployed more than one million models in thousands of organisations across the world. An estimated two-thirds of the Fortune 500 are using Seldon, including AstraZeneca, H&M and Capital One.
UbiOps is an easy-to-use deployment and serving layer for your data science code. Run your Python & R models and scripts live and use them from anywhere at any time.
Artificial Solutions is the leading specialist in Conversational AI. We enable communication with applications, websites and devices in everyday, humanlike natural language via voice, text, touch or gesture input.
Our advanced conversational AI platform Teneo®, allows business users and developers to create sophisticated, highly intelligent applications that run across 86 languages and dialects, multiple platforms and channels in record time. The ability to analyse and make use of the enormous quantities of conversational data is fully integrated within Teneo, delivering unprecedented levels of data insight that reveal what customers are truly thinking.
Artificial Solutions’ technology makes it easy to implement a wide range of natural language applications such as virtual assistants, conversational bots, speech-based conversational UIs for smart devices and more. It is already used daily by millions of people across hundreds of private and public sector deployments worldwide.
From dataset handling to model deployment, the Peltarion platform supports the full end-to-end AI model workflow, reducing both the costs and the skilled expertise needed that are usually associated with AI adoption in organizations. Peltarion is a leading AI-industry innovator and the creators of a cloud-based, no-code deep learning platform, that enables and accelerates the implementation of AI across enterprises, regardless of industry or vertical. With the Peltarion platform, domain experts across fields can now utilize AI at speed and at scale.
Established in 2013, Xomnia is the leading AI consulting company in the Netherlands. Its team of passionate craftsmen is dedicated to making a positive impact by enabling people, society, and businesses to seize the opportunities that data and AI provide them. We aim to be the leading AI consulting company that empowers people, society, and businesses to responsibly seize the opportunities offered by data and AI. We do this while remaining true to our values that attract, engage, and retain some of the most outstanding and dedicated talents in our industry.
ML6 is a leading artificial intelligence company that helps organisations deploy AI technologies strategically, efficiently and fast. Through its services, ML6 provides world-class AI expertise to clients. The company leverages the latest advances in AI research and its vast cross-industry experience to realize business impact and build custom end-to-end solutions for its clients. ML6 has successfully built a team of close to 100 senior AI experts, based in Ghent, Amsterdam, Zurich and Berlin and is a specialised Google Cloud Machine Learning Partner.
Mind Foundry is an Oxford University company, operating at the intersection of innovation, research, and usability to empower teams through the use of AI. We help our customers tackle high-stakes, real-world problems at individual and population scale.
EdgeFlow is an Augmented Information Intelligence platform featuring personalized AI bots that surface business relevant insights from a continuous stream of the world’s information. Bringing together the best of human and AI interaction, EdgeFlow augments human intelligence to help businesses to stay agile, aware and make the right strategic decisions.
Brainpool is a consultancy specialising in AI strategy and enterprise-grade solutions. We help our clients adopt intelligent automation to innovate, reduce costs and grow.
Our network of 500+ data science and AI experts provides organisations with access to the expertise needed to combine data and technology to build scalable AI solutions that solve business problems.
The scope and flexibility of the Brainpool network enables our clients to take quick action to pursue goals data science and AI expertise, with Brainpool ensure seamless deployment.
We turn ideas into reality.
It’s more important than ever to focus on ways to work in our new working world. And that includes a consistent focus on Diversity & Inclusion. But, getting to an equitable workplace isn’t so easy. It’s hard to know how to focus the conversation, which data to gather, and how to create the change your company deserves. Through our experience working with companies around the world, we’ve realized which values really matter when creating a supportive culture at work: openness, trust, and clarity & consistency.
Powered by the world’s largest on-demand simultaneous conference interpreters’ network, KUDO offers virtual event technology platforms the potential to reach global and multilingual audiences while addressing inclusion and accessibility needs for online or hybrid events and webinars in the new normal.
BluWave-ai is focused on driving the proliferation of renewable energy and electric transportation worldwide. Our solutions apply artificial intelligence to optimize the cost, availability, and reliability of different energy sources, both renewable and non-renewable, in real-time. This lets our customers – communities, corporations and utilities – improve their energy decisions for sustainability, reliability, and affordability.
KOSA builds multi-stakeholder AI governance software that detects and mitigates bias throughout the ML lifecycle from data collection to model feedback.
Omnia creates cutting-edge simulation technology for building design and utilization assessments. Omnia’s simulation model is able to simulate human behavior in buildings with an AI that mimics building users. By simulating the reopening after the corona pandemic, Omnia has helped companies determine their safest capacity and sitting locations. In the future the model will help architects see their design come to life before building it, preventing design flaws.
Incision is a platform for surgical performance and online training, founded in 2014 with the mission to improve surgical care. Incision offers high quality educational content and services for the entire operating team, with over 500 video courses accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Dutch Association of Scrub Nurses. Courses include surgical procedures with step-by-step videos in 2D & 3D, basic principles and skills, 3D anatomy models, medical technology, and more.
Incision’s goal is to connect 10,000 clinics and improve 100 million operations per year. To achieve this, Incision is building a platform for supporting surgical performance and training so all clinics can achieve results at par with the world’s top clinics. Incision is currently active in 18 countries, serving over 200 hospitals.
CV Medical Software
Pre revenue Health IT company founded by computer programmer MD employing medical professionals, software developers and graphic designers to create artificial intelligence based software solutions for the challenges health care institutes face in an era of increasing chronic disease burden. We are a self funded Georgia Institute of Technology affiliate Advanced Technology Development Center portfolio company. Having completed pilot phase in academic and private tertiary care centers in the U.S with testimonials and publications attesting the validity of our breakthrough technology, we have recently launched our web and mobile application products.
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Global Head of Artificial Intelligence, ThoughtWorks Inc.