Joint IPA & VERSEN seminar afternoon on “Artificial Intelligence meets Software Engineering”

Earlier this year the “VERSEN Community Events” working group was formed to organize regular opportunities for get-togethers and knowledge exchange in the Dutch Software Engineering community. Now that vaccination rates are rising and restrictions being lifted, we are happy to announce that the first event in the series can happen in person! Together with VERSEN, IPA cordially invites you to attend the

Joint IPA & VERSEN seminar afternoon on “Artificial Intelligence meets Software Engineering”

Wednesday, 6th October, 13:00-17:00
Utrecht University, Science Park 

Room KBG 1.26 COSMOS, see


With the current restrictions, capacity is limited to 40 people, so please register to secure your spot by filling in and submitting this form:

Should the rules change before the event, we might be able to accommodate more people.
Also, please respect Utrecht University’s corona guidelines as laid out at

Participation is free of charge.

Tentative Program:
12:00 (optional, at own cost) Lunch in small groups

13:00 Arrival and opening

13:15 Invited talk 1: Dario Di Nucci (Jheronimus Academy of Data Science), “Code Smell Detection: The Ecstasy of Machine Learning”
14:15 Short talks round 1

14:45 Coffee break

15:15 Short talks round 2
15:45 Invited talk 2: Petra Heck (Fontys University of Applied Sciences), “AI Engineering and MLOps: Building Production-Ready Machine Learning Systems”
16:45 Wrap-Up

17:00 Drinks

Call for Contributions (Short Talks):
If you have any work about the seminar topic that you would like to share with the IPA/VERSEN community, we welcome your contribution as a short talk (5-15 min, depending on the number of presentations). Please submit a title and short abstract with your registration. Contributions from young researchers and members of underrepresented groups are particularly appreciated!

In case of any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

The VERSEN Community Events working group:
Önder Babur, Loek Cleophas, Anna-Lena Lamprecht

P.S.: Interested in joining the working group and co-organize the next events? You are very welcome! Just drop us a message.