AI in Action March Event

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The 4th Berlin AI in Action meetup takes place on Wednesday 27th of March with out sponsored host GetYourGuide providing there meetup space, beers and pizza.

This is the best opportunity to meet & network with like-minded individuals in the Data Science and AI community in Berlin, as well as learn from more great speakers on all things AI and Data Science.
Agenda for March AI in Action Meetup.


Georg Hildebrand, Senior Machine Engineer at Zalando

Title: High Performance Computing

Georg currently works as Machine Learning Engineer at Zalando SE where he is part of the Data Services team. In 2013 he and his colleagues were building zalandos first in house high performance cluster. Since 2016 he is working on zalandos machine learning platform.

Tal Perry, Founder at LightTag

Title: Label Data or Die

The barrier into machine learning keeps getting lower and that means that we no longer compete on algorithms but rather getting them to work. We’ll go over what differentiates good data science from bad and winners from losers. Spoiler: it’s labeled data

David Mariassy, Data Engineer at GetYourGuide

Title: Dealing with untyped DataFrames in an expressive, composable and reusable way using Spark and Scala

Why data teams benefit from having a code base that is free from unnecessary duplication's (DRY principle). Why is it hard to keep a DRY code base when developing data pipelines in Spark. How GYG's Data Platform team tackled these issues by developing a new library internally

6:00pm - Arrival/ Networking/ Drinks
6:15pm - Pizza Arrives
6:30pm - Introduction to the event by Anthony Kelly and Yonathan Aaron
6:40pm - Georg Hildebrand
7:05pm - Networking/ Pizza/ Drinks
7:15pm - Tal Perry
7:40pm - David Mariassy
8:00pm - Networking/ Drinks