The New Year’s Pitch Event that the Jantina Tammes School of Digital Society, Technology and AI organised on January 19 was an inspiring success. 56 attendees from all faculties of the UG listened to 12 three-minute pitches and had informative discussions at the Doopsgezinde Kerk in Groningen.
UG’s Rector Magnificus Prof. Cisca Wijmenga was very pleased with the broad topics and lively interactions of the event. She spoke warmly to the audience and stressed the importance of the establishment of the Schools of Science and Society. She found this Pitch Event a perfect example of how different academic disciplines can meet and join forces for the benefit of everyone.
Prof. Ming Cao, director of the Jantina Tammes School, was especially happy with the strong interest from all faculties. 'This event is the beginning of a range of research, education and public engagement events that the school will organize in 2023. Stay tuned and join us!'
The Jantina Tammes School aims to make connections between society and the UG to gain the best knowledge and insights into the multidisciplinary fields of Digital Society, Technology and AI. The schools’ mission is to optimize the societal impact the UG can make in the field of Digital Society, technology and AI. It will do so by creating and maintaining an inclusive and active network within the UG and function as a hub connecting this network with societal and industry partners and vice versa.
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