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AI for Science: Accelerated discoveries in basic research?

Wednesday 1 May 2024, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Artificial intelligence is increasingly influencing many fields, including fundamental physics and the basic sciences. This event will feature a comprehensive evaluation of AI in science by four leading experts. The session will start with each expert presenting their insights on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats presented by AI in scientific research. Following the presentations, there will be an interactive panel discussion with the experts and the audience, focusing on how AI can reshape the fundamental methods of science, and what is needed to maximize the benefits from these advancements. The evening will be accompanied by live music.


  • 19:30 Doors open
  • 20:00 - 20:50 Introduction and panel discussion
  • 20:50 - 21:00 Musical Intermezzo
  • 21:00 - 21:30 Audience Q&A


  • Prof. Caterina Doglioni (Lund University, Particle Physics, EuCAIF steering board
  • Prof. Willem Jonker (University of Twente, Chairman of the Board AINed)
  • Dr. Michela Paganini (DeepMind, AI researcher, physicist)
  • Prof. Max Welling (University of Amsterdam, AI researcher, AI4science, founder)


  • Martijn Van Calmthout (Nikhef)

Live music

  • Sebastiaan van Delft 


Aula der Universiteit van Amsterdam
Singel 411, 1012 WN Amsterdam


All questions regarding registration and the event can be addressed to conference [at] (subject: Question%20regarding%20registration%20EUCaifCon) (conference[at]uva[dot]nl).

Participation is free of charge and open for anyone. Please register soon, as spots are limited.

 This event is part of the first “European AI for Fundamental Physics Conference” (EuCAIFCon) in Amsterdam, from 30 April to 3 May 2024. EuCAIFCon is organized by EuCAIF, and hosted by the University of Amsterdam, Nikhef and Radboud University.


Wednesday 1 May 2024, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Aula der Universiteit van Amsterdam Singel 411, 1012 WN Amsterdam