About Awesome IT


On the 3rd of April 2020, the tenth edition of Awesome IT will be held at Het Sieraad, Amsterdam. On this day, experts in a wide variety of fields within the Information Sciences will join us and share their research and expertise. Topics range from Quantum Computing to Digital Art, and from Cybersecurity to Computer Vision.

Awesome IT is a yearly conference on Information Sciences, organised by members of the study association via at the University of Amsterdam.

The first edition of Awesome IT was held in 2011 with around 100 attendees. Over the last ten years, the conference has welcomed speakers from all over the world and the number of attendees has grown to around 450.

Registration is open for everyone, with a special discount for UvA students. During the conference, you will not only be able to attend one of the 14 talks, but there will also be an interactive workshop, a company fair and company speeddates to discover companies that fit your interests and come into contact with them. Additionally, you will be provided with plenty of coffee and tea, a free lunch and drinks at the end of the day! In short, Awesome IT is a great opportunity to expand your network of knowledge and people.