Sennay Ghebreab received his M.Sc. degree in Information systems in 1996, and PhD degree in Medical Imaging in 2001, both from the University of Amsterdam, where he currently is an associate professor. He investigates mechanisms of information processing in artificial, neural and social systems. Ghebreab is also chairman of BOOST, a foundation that helps refugees integrate into Amsterdam, and a board member of the Civic foundation, which is committed to a better integration policy in the Netherlands. His scientific work and social engagement come together in his Civic AI Lab, a lab for civic-centered and community-minded AI design development and deployment. CAIL is a public-public collaboration between the Free University of Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam , the City of Amsterdam, and the Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations.


Friday 20:50 – 21:30 ZO!