Community Day: Influence of AI on Culture and Media

On October 11, the NL AIC Culture and Media Working Group, together with the NL AIC Human Capital cornerstone, unite to host an inspiring Community Day. This event will take place at the Podium Hoge Woerd, nestled in the picturesque Utrecht Leidsche Rijn. The primary focus of the day is the undeniable influence of AI on professional practices and the requisite competencies in the culture and media sectors.

Find the official invitation over here.

Community Day Program

Guided by the day’s chairperson, Su Yin Timp (Chairperson of the Human Capital working group, workshop organizer):

  • 09:30 | Registration
    10:00 | Introduction by Podium Hoge Woerd and updates by Eppo van Nispen tot Sevenaer (Chairperson of Culture and Media) and Katja van Kranenburg (Chairperson HCA)
  • 10:30 | Keynote: Rodger Werkhoven
  • 11:30 | Panel on generative AI and synthetic media featuring Su Yin Timp (host), Erdinç Saçan, Rodger Werkhoven, and Jurgen van der Vlist
  • 12:15 | Lunch
  • 13:00 | Breakout sessions:
    > Generative AI Workshop by Philip Gast (Baise)
    > Teach the Teacher with Jolanda Bakker (HCA)
    > Guided tour of Museum Hoge Woerd
  • 14:00 | Pitch session
  • 15:00 | Brief interlude
  • 15:15 | Concluding plenary: Reflection on the day and a call to action
  • 16:00 | Networking drinks

Background information

The Netherlands AI Coalition (NL AIC) was established in 2019 to conduct and promote AI activities in the Netherlands. Their main objective is to realize AI innovations in at least ten economic and societal sectors. The Culture and Media Working Group delves into how AI drives the transition in culture and media (‘AI for culture’) and how this sector can contribute to the implementation of AI (‘culture for AI’). This group previously published a position paper on the matter. The Human Capital cornerstone primarily focuses on competencies, scaling up AI education, fostering new talent, and the continuous training and retraining of employees across all sectors.

Share with

Event information






Podium Hoge Woerd

Building blocks

The NL AIC collaborates on the necessary common knowledge and expertise, resulting in five themes, also called building blocks. Those are important for a robust impact in economic and social sectors.


AI is a generic technology that is ultimately applicable in all sectors. For the development of knowledge and experience in the use of AI in the Netherlands, it is essential to focus on specific industries that are relevant to our country. These industries can achieve excellent results, and knowledge and experience that can be leveraged for application in other sectors.

Become a participant

The Netherlands AI Coalition is convinced that active collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders is essential to stimulate and connect initiatives in Artificial Intelligence. Within fields of expertise and with other stakeholders in the ecosystem to achieve the most significant result possible in the development and application of AI in the Netherlands. Representatives from the business community (large, small, start-up), government, research and educational institutions and civil society organisations can participate.
Interested? For more information, see the page about participation.