• Intel AI DevCon 2018 / MAY 21-23 / 40 Sessions / Hands-on-labs and More

    Innovation Hanger @ Palace of Fine Arts

    PLEASE READ DESCRIPTION ENTIRELY: Designed for and by AI practitioners, AI DevCon 2018 brings together top minds in data science, machine and deep learning, application development, infrastructure architecture, and research to share ideas and practical implementations that break barriers between theory and function. Connect with top minds in data science, machine and deep learning, application development, and research to hear the latest perspectives and see practical implementations that break barriers between theory and real-world function. Get two full days of hands-on training on TensorFlow*, MXNet*, AWS DeepLens* and more, see real-world demos by GE, Lenovo, NASA FDL, Ferrari Challenge and others, and hear leading-edge research from experts including Professor Yisong Yue from Caltech and Matt Zeiler, Founder and CEO of Clarifai. Naveen Rao Corporate Vice President, General Manager, AI Products Group, Intel Corporation Opening Keynote Andrew Ng Andrew Ng CEO, Deeplearning.ai, Landing.ai. Closing Keynote Please RSVP and BUY tickets here: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/events/ai/devcon.html

  • Applied AI Conference 2018 in San Francisco / 30% discount

    PLEASE READ ENTIRE DESCRIPTION: BootstrapLabs, leading VC in Applied AI, launched its first Applied Artificial Intelligence conference in 2016 to gather some of the top AI thought leaders and entrepreneurs. The conference will held on April 12, in San Francisco and is expected to have over 800 people attending, including industry leaders from organizations like Softbank, Rigetti Computing, CapitalOne, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Tesla, Salesforce, Intel, Lyft, Samsung, GE, Bayer, World Economic Forum, Accenture, etc.. , top Venture Capitalists and emerging AI startups founders. Here are a few of the speakers that will be leading sessions this year: Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture Kay Firth-Butterfield - Head of AI and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum Richard Socher - Chief Scientist, Salesforce Gilad Lotan - VP - Head of Data Science, BuzzFeed Sangeeta Chakraborty - Chief Customer Officer, Ayasdi John Absmeier - VP - Smart Machines, Samsung Nisha Talagala - CTO/VP Engineering, Parallel Machines Steve Carlin - Chief Strategy Officer, SoftBank Robotics America Madhav Thattai - Chief Operating Officer, Rigetti Computing Here are a few of the sessions: Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI Panel: Industrial & Manufacturing AI Applications How AI shapes the future of our energy system Applied AI and Cybersecurity – Making the enterprise more secure Applied AI in FinTech: Faster, Cheaper, Better? Speakers lineup and more information at this link here. Use the code AAIBSLcom18 to get a ticket for 30% off. Offers expires Apr 9th! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/applied-artificial-intelligence-conference-2018-aai18-tickets-38511726611

  • DeepMind: Machine Learning Summer School in Romania

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    In partnership with Google DeepMind. PLEASE READ ENTIRE DESCRIPTION: Call for Participation at Transylvanian Machine Learning Summer School Deadline for applications: March 30, 2018, 23:59 EET Notification of acceptance: April 27, 2018 When: July 16-22, 2018, Cluj-Napoca, Romania The summer school will be held in Eastern Europe - this year in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. By bringing together high quality lecturers and students from all over the world, we strive to enable communication and networking between the Eastern Europe research community and students and researchers from established groups around the world. The school is open to participants from all over the world. The selection process has equal opportunities and diversity at heart, and will assess interest and knowledge of machine learning. The theme of this edition will be Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning. The programme consists of lectures and hands-on practical sessions on core topics such as Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning, and Generative Models. Additional advanced topics include Robotics and the Theory of Neural Networks. List of confirmed lecturers: Doina Precup, McGill University & DeepMind Dumitru Erhan, Google Brain Guido Montúfar, University of California, Los Angeles Jan Chorowski, University of Wrocław & Google Brain Kyunghyun Cho, New York University & Facebook AI Research Lucian Bușoniu, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca Luigi Malagò, Romanian Institute of Science and Technology Maria-Florina Balcan, Carnegie Mellon University Marius Leordeanu, Politechnica University of Bucharest & Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy Oriol Vinyals, DeepMind Raia Hadsell, DeepMind Razvan Pascanu, DeepMind Ulrich Paquet, DeepMind Labs are led by: Diana Borsa, DeepMind & University College London Mihaela Rosca, DeepMind Viorica Patraucean, DeepMind Wojtek Czarnecki, DeepMind Organizers: Doina Precup, McGill University & DeepMind Luigi Malagò, Romanian Institute of Science and Technology Răzvan Florian, Romanian Institute of Science and Technology Razvan Pascanu, DeepMind Viorica Patraucean, DeepMind Poster session: Participants are encouraged to present posters on their research work and interests. The work described does not have to be novel. For example, participants can present their experience of reproducing published work. Presenting a poster increases the chance of being selected. Participants that choose to present a poster will be asked to submit an abstract during registration. Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships will be offered to participants, based on financial considerations. More info: https://tmlss.ro/ Email: contact at tmlss.ro Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TMLSS.ro/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TMLSS2018

  • Augmenting Humanity for the AI Era - THE NEW CONTEXT CONFERENCE 2017

    DG717 Coworking / Incubation Center

    AI&DL Meetup members get 50%+ discount. Tickets to be purchased at eventbrite (see link below). PLEASE RSVP AND READ DESCRIPTION ENTIRELY. The New Context Conference returns to DG717 for another year of cutting edge insights on emerging technologies. This year we will explore human augmentation to match the potential impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI). We will offer a full day of speakers and panels, with lunch included. This full day conference will discuss Augmenting Humanity for the AI Era. Our human physical potential could co-evolve with expanded computer intelligence. We could face opportunities or threats to alter our bodies to better align with a technology-optimized future. What kind of platform is the human body if computers wish to use us? On Friday, 3rd November at DG717 in San Francisco, we will empanel global experts to discuss: Hardware Installation and Augmenting the Brain How We Become Cyborgs Athletic Enhancement AI and the Ethics of Augmentation Augmenting Humanity for the AI Era speakers include: Oshiorenoya Agabi (Koniku Inc) The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi (MIT Media Lab Ethics Initiative, The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values) Lepht Anonym (genderless self-modifying H+, biohacker, humanist) Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao (MIT) Mournir Zok (Team USA) Jun Rekimoto (Tokyo University) Junichi Ushiba (Keio University) Matt Angle (Paradromics) Masahiko Inami (Tokyo University) Ashley Shew (Virginia Tech) John Havens (IEEE) With additional speakers to follow. To learn more about the conference visit: http://dg717.com/ncc/. Promotional code “AIDeepLearning” will give discounted price of $25 for an early bird ticket. Tickets can be purchased here: http://augmentinghumanity.eventbrite.com. A light lunch will be served at the event.

  • AI With The Best Oct 15-16

    http://withthebest.com/

    PLEASE READ DESCRIPTION ENTIRELY: With The Best is offering you a 50% discount for a full weekend online tech conference for developers featuring the world’s top AI technology experts, amazing startups, labs, and hard core devs. Confirmed speakers include Ian Goodfellow, Research Scientist at Google Brain, Hugo Larochelle, Research Scientist at Google Brain, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Director of AI Research at Apple, Louis Monier, Head of AI at AirBnB and Lukas Biewald, Founder of Crowdflower. Check out more on our website (http://withthebest.com/?utm_source=wtb&utm_medium=partneremail&utm_content=community&utm_campaign=1st). Live tech talks from each speaker, followed by Q&As for you to dig a bit deeper, and book a private 1-to-1 session to have your own time with an AI expert! Share and boost your own skills with other AI gurus and enthusiasts around the world. Not available for the whole conference? No worries! You’ll have access to all the talks after the event. This edition will also be a little different in what you’ll find on the platform... we’re also going to be hosting an online challenge for you to participate in! More details soon. Don’t miss out - purchase your tickets today for $40 instead of the standard rate of $80 using code MEETUP50

  • Intel® Nervana™ AI DevJam

    The Village

    Learn more about AI solutions powered by Intel® technologies and software resources. This DevJam will give you the opportunity to talk to Intel experts about your projects, hurdles and ideas. Check out inspiring demos that can help you get to the next level of AI development. EVENT DATE AND TIME: Mon, September 18,[masked]:00 PM – 11:00 PM PDT EVENT LOCATION: The Village 969 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Click here for more details (and to register!): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intel-nervana-ai-devjam-a-developer-demo-and-networking-party-tickets-36895181481 Also as an added bonus, all DevJam attendees will have the opportunity to win 1 of 5 Bronze Passes to the O'Reilly AI Conference. The pass provides full access to the keynotes, sessions, networking events and the sponsor pavilion September 19 & 20.

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  • AI With The Best online conference 29-30th April

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    PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE EVENT DESCRIPTION. Hi AI experts, Happy to share that we’re partnering with AI With The Best online developer conference April 29th & 30th! Catch 100 AI experts from OpenAI, Google, Etsy, Clarifai, Netflix and many more for developer tips and cutting-edge AI research. 4 tracks of interactive tech talks for all knowledge levels with Replays available. AI With The Best is offering you a 50% discount for a full weekend online tech conference for developers featuring 100 of the world’s top AI technology experts, amazing startups, labs, and hard core devs. Confirmed speakers include Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator & co-chairman of OpenAI, Geoffrey Hinton, VP Engineering Fellow at Google, Yoshua Bengio, Director of the MILA and Angie Ma, Co-Founder and COO of ASI Data Science. Check out more on our website (http://ai.withthebest.com/?utm_source=meetuppartner&utm_medium=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=ai). Important: Tickets available at website (http://ai.withthebest.com/?utm_source=meetuppartner&utm_medium=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=ai)! RSVP on meetup.com alone doesn't give you a spot. Live tech talks from each speaker, followed by Q&As for you to dig a bit deeper, and book a private 1-to-1 session to have your own time with an AI expert! Share and boost your own skills with other AI gurus and enthusiasts around the world. Not available for the whole conference? No worries! You’ll have access to all the talks after the event. Don’t miss out - purchase your tickets today for $30 instead of the standard rate of $60 using code WTBVIP (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ai-with-the-best-tickets-30956047371?discount=WTBVIP) See you there! Team With The Best @WithTheBest / #AIWTB

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  • MoNage Conference / San Jose, CA / $200 discount

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    Happy to announce: we are partnering up with MoNage Conference. PLEASE READ ENTIRE DESCRIPTION FROM ORGANIZERS. For those interested in the future of Conversational Web, ChatBots, and Messaging, welcome to MoNage Conference (https://www.monage.io/) in San Jose, CA, March 21-23, 2017. From Facebook, to Google, to IBM Watson, conference founder Jeff Pulver has gathered 80+ speakers from around the globe to share their vision, connect with the attending community, and reinvent the future of Conversational Web as we know it. Jeff’s team has provided our group with a unique opportunity to attend this conference at a $200 discount with the code MCP17-13. We’re excited for the opportunity to learn, network, and reinvent the future of Chatbots!

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  • Machine Learning Bootstrap: Week 1

    Location visible to members

    $10.00

    This is study group for Stanford Machine learning class with focus on practice using popular ML technologies After initial meetup, we learned lesson that people unfamiliar with traditional ML concepts will have low benefit from advanced topics with complex technologies and models. This is special Bootstrap track for beginners/intermediate, who wants to attend/learn Deep Learning, though don't have enough background yet. For this meetup series, due to it's supporting goal, small fee will be charged to cover cookies and place. Advanced AI/DL will be announced separately. You can find materials online: https://www.coursera.org/learn/machine-learning Theory Q&A starts at 7:00 pm, don't be late. Timelines: • Arriving & Networking: 6:30 - 7:00 pm • Theory Q&A: 7:00 - 7:45 pm: • Codding: 7:45 - 9:00 pm • Demo: 9:00 - 9:30 pm Rules: It is expected that participants learn theory and be familiar with practice of announced week before visiting the class to have same level of understanding. Participants will be able to use tools of their choice to implement assignments. There will be assistance in using Theano/GPU and Torch frameworks. Installation steps are updated/provided on website, please make sure you have your environment installed in advance. http://www.aihub.co/ml-python-intro You can find installation instructions at: http://www.aihub.co/ml-python-intro --- This group is for anyone who is interested in learning and applying latest Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning algorithms. Intention is to create broad group with applications varying from Data Science to Robotics. Primary goal of the group is to create a network of AI/ML practitioners/Data Scientists/ML Hackers to share knowledge and leverage each other experience. Further goals are building programs and partnerships to support the growth and diversification of the AI/ML industry such as job and academia grant promotions, startups funding, etc.

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  • Machine Learning with Python: Intro

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    Update: We will use Theano/GPU for fitting our models. Installation steps are updated/provided on website, please make sure you have it installed. Theory starts at 7:00 pm, don't be late. Workshop timelines: • Arriving & Networking: 6:30 - 7:00 pm • Theory intro: 7:00 - 7:45 pm • Codding: 7:45 - 9:00 pm • Demo: 9:00 - 9:30 pm --- This will be practical meetup with format: 30 minutes theory, followed by 90 mins practice, and 30 mins demo Skill level: intermediate Prerequisites: Anaconda or Python with installed numpy, scipy, pandas, ipython, Theano You can find installation instructions at: http://www.aihub.co/ml-python-intro --- This group is for anyone who is interested in learning and applying latest Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning algorithms. Intention is to create broad group with applications varying from Data Science to Robotics. Primary goal of the group is to create a network of AI/ML practitioners/Data Scientists/ML Hackers to share knowledge and leverage each other experience. Further goals are building programs and partnerships to support the growth and diversification of the AI/ML industry such as job and academia grant promotions, startups funding, etc. Meetups have following formats: - Workshop: format ~0.5h mins theory, ~1.5h coding, 0.5h demo - Mini hackatons: 3h coding, 1h demo - Gatherings/networking sessions: 1h product pitch/presentations, 2h networking

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