AMS AMS Institute Partner event Perspectives on Metropolitan Innovation

Focusing on future perspectives, this assembly combines in-depth sessions on data-driven innovation, circularity and the future of space with talks by world-leading academics and excellent networking opportunities.

Join in on the debate, gain new insights during cutting-edge presentations, and discover the latest AMS research and innovations. Register here.

We’re excited that Tracy Metz will moderate the day.


11:30 – Lunch and registration

12:30 – Welcome by Kees Slingerland

12:45 – Seminar Session Connected City: Data-driven Urban Innovation

13:15 – Seminar Session Vital City: The Future of Public Space

13:45 – Seminar Session Circular City: Accelerating Circular City Development

14:15 – Summary and Q&A

14:30 – Coffee and tea break

15:00 – Perspectives on Metropolitan Innovation by MIT Chancellor Eric Grimson, Vice Mayor of Amsterdam Kajsa Ollongren, Vice President Delft University and Technology Anka Mulder, CEO Waternet Roelof Kruize

15:20 – Discover Roboat – the world’s first fleet of autonomous boats: Roboat panel session and Q&A with Director MIT SENSEable CityLab Carlo Ratti, AMS Institute Scientific Director Arjan van Timmeren, CTO Amsterdam Ger Baron and Advisor Watertechnology Waternet Alex van der Helm. 

16:15 – Summary of the day

16:30 – Drinks and networking until 17:30