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Overview Milestones 2019 and Plans for 2020

In the beginning of 2019 the SAILS programme was started by the Programme Director Aske Plaat with the SAILS Coordinating Committee with the aim of making new connections between researchers within the Leiden University community.


1) Appointments from 1 April: Programme Director Aske Plaat en Coordinator Mischa Hautvast

2) Website and Logo

3) Kick-off Meeting 24 May

4) Appointment of 1st Professor 1 July: Bart Custers - Law and Data Science

5) Appointment of Education Director 1 July: Felienne Hermans

6) Symposium: The Future of AI is Human: 14 October

7) Appointment of Assistent Professors at LUMC: Oleh Dzyubachyk and Archaeology: Tuna Kalayc─▒

8) Monthly meetings of Coordinating Committee

9) Workshops on AI & Decision Making and Law, Electron Microscopy and Digital Humanities

10) Appointment for Professors in Imaging and Visualisation: Joost Batenburg and Foundations of Deep Learning


1) Appointment of Professors

2) Symposia at all Departments, starting with SAILS & DSO @ Archaeology on 31 Jan 2020

3) Outreach Symposium with Brave New World

4) Symposium with all new SAILS Professors in autumn

5) Apply for funding

6) Extend the network within Leiden University

7) Develop collaboration with the BioScience Park and (local) governement

8) Continue meetings of Coordinating Committee

9) Expand website

10) Set up new workshops

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