East Coast Alumni Event with Prof. Robbert Dijkgraaf
On 4 March 2021 the Dutch universities, the Netherlands embassy in Washington DC and the Netherlands Innovation Network organised a NL alumni event ‘Virtual Toast on the East Coast’ .
The programme started off with a word of welcome by André Haspels, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the US and continued with an inspiring keynote speech by Robbert Dijkgraaf, University Professor at the University of Amsterdam and Director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.
During the breakout sessions alumni were able to catch up on news and developments from their alma mater and (re)connect with fellow alumni in smaller groups.
A recording of this event can be viewed by following this YouTube link: Watch the video
Online Chapter Event United States with Nanne Dekking
On 30 September 2020 the UvA Alumni Chapters in the United States organised an online event in cooperation with the Netherland-America Foundation. About 75 alumni, students and NAF members participated in this online event. UvA Alumnus Nanne Dekking gave a presentation on the impact of Covid-19 on the Art World and the importance of art to society.
Nanne Dekking is the Founder and CEO of Artory, New York/Berlin and former Chairman of the Board of The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF).