What is your background in Machine Learning (e.g. what was your major, how long have you been studying related topics, do you use similar methodologies for work)?
EE/Economics academic background. Learn ML as time permits (which is very often)
What types of meetings would you like from the ML Meetup? (presentations, interactive study sessions, hackathons, etc.)
networking, presentations, collaboraters for a new ML based tool
work in the trading/hedge fund industry, lots of applications for ML