As a Communications Advisor, Maud is part of the Communications Team at AMS Institute since 2016. In her role, Maud works on building the community at AMS Institute both online and offline. Integrated marketing communications are central to her multidisciplinary role. Her efforts contribute to external and internal branding and positioning of the institute though online social channels and events.

Maud develops the AMS Science for the City series at Pakhuis de Zwijger, on the latest research and practical solutions on urban themes such as water, energy, waste, food, data and mobility. By programming together with the team of Pakhuis de Zwijger, she crafts inspiring and innovative talks and workshops that involve researchers and urban professionals, which carries the message of AMS Institute out.

Maud holds a Master of Science degree in New Media Studies from the Vrije Universiteit in Brussel and a Bachelor of Science in Communication Science from the University of Amsterdam. She also obtained a short course certificate in Urban Management and Development Theories from the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) at Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

“The challenges cities face today are both fascinating and overwhelming because of their complex character. Being part of the solution for these challenges is what drives me to work at AMS Institute.”

Maud Kaan

Communications Advisor

News

In the royal spotlight

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore, visited the Netherlands for a state visit on 21-22 November 2018. AMS Institute and Waternet were invited to share their innovations.

News

"Feeding the city" available in English

Metropolitan Food Systems

After the publication of the essay book 'De buik van de stad' last December in Dutch, the English translation 'Feeding the city: Farming and the future of food' is now available. Here you will find a free downloadable version.

Event

Website Launch - MADE Living Lab

Education

23 April

After months of hard work, co-creation sessions, research, stakeholder interviews, design, and product development, the first MSc MADE students will showcase their Living Lab results online!

Event

Website Launch - MADE Living Lab

Education

23 April

After months of hard work, co-creation sessions, research, stakeholder interviews, design, and product development, the first MSc MADE students will showcase their Living Lab results online!

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.

News

Our 9 highlights of 2020

With 2021 at our doorstep, a new year arrives to create innovative solutions to scale-up and accelerate impact in the urban environment. At the end of the year it is also tradition to look back and reminisce.

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Urban Living Lab Summit 2020

June 22 - CET 14:00-18:00

In many innovation projects, scientific programs, and organizations, urban living labs are achieving good results. In this co-creative, interactive Urban Living Lab Summit, we are going to explore tools that are used and ways to standardize them.

News

In the royal spotlight

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore, visited the Netherlands for a state visit on 21-22 November 2018. AMS Institute and Waternet were invited to share their innovations.

News

In the royal spotlight

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore, visited the Netherlands for a state visit on 21-22 November 2018. AMS Institute and Waternet were invited to share their innovations.

News

"Feeding the city" available in English

Metropolitan Food Systems

After the publication of the essay book 'De buik van de stad' last December in Dutch, the English translation 'Feeding the city: Farming and the future of food' is now available. Here you will find a free downloadable version.

News

"Feeding the city" available in English

Metropolitan Food Systems

After the publication of the essay book 'De buik van de stad' last December in Dutch, the English translation 'Feeding the city: Farming and the future of food' is now available. Here you will find a free downloadable version.

News

"Feeding the city" available in English

Metropolitan Food Systems

After the publication of the essay book 'De buik van de stad' last December in Dutch, the English translation 'Feeding the city: Farming and the future of food' is now available. Here you will find a free downloadable version.

News

"Feeding the city" available in English

Metropolitan Food Systems

After the publication of the essay book 'De buik van de stad' last December in Dutch, the English translation 'Feeding the city: Farming and the future of food' is now available. Here you will find a free downloadable version.

Event

Website Launch - MADE Living Lab

Education

23 April

After months of hard work, co-creation sessions, research, stakeholder interviews, design, and product development, the first MSc MADE students will showcase their Living Lab results online!

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.

Event

Website Launch - MADE Living Lab

Education

23 April

After months of hard work, co-creation sessions, research, stakeholder interviews, design, and product development, the first MSc MADE students will showcase their Living Lab results online!

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.

News

Our 9 highlights of 2020

With 2021 at our doorstep, a new year arrives to create innovative solutions to scale-up and accelerate impact in the urban environment. At the end of the year it is also tradition to look back and reminisce.

News

Our 9 highlights of 2020

With 2021 at our doorstep, a new year arrives to create innovative solutions to scale-up and accelerate impact in the urban environment. At the end of the year it is also tradition to look back and reminisce.

News

Our 9 highlights of 2020

With 2021 at our doorstep, a new year arrives to create innovative solutions to scale-up and accelerate impact in the urban environment. At the end of the year it is also tradition to look back and reminisce.

News

Our 9 highlights of 2020

With 2021 at our doorstep, a new year arrives to create innovative solutions to scale-up and accelerate impact in the urban environment. At the end of the year it is also tradition to look back and reminisce.

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Urban Living Lab Summit 2020

June 22 - CET 14:00-18:00

In many innovation projects, scientific programs, and organizations, urban living labs are achieving good results. In this co-creative, interactive Urban Living Lab Summit, we are going to explore tools that are used and ways to standardize them.

Event

Urban Living Lab Summit 2020

June 22 - CET 14:00-18:00

In many innovation projects, scientific programs, and organizations, urban living labs are achieving good results. In this co-creative, interactive Urban Living Lab Summit, we are going to explore tools that are used and ways to standardize them.