Talk/Demo on ML with Apache Spark + Lightning talks on Computer Vision & NLP

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Hi everyone, join us for the 2nd ML event of 2019! We have a main presentation/demo on ML with Apache Spark and 3 lightning talks (Computer Vision, NLP & Simulations with Python/ML education).

Tentative schedule:
18h15-18h30: arrival/registration
18h15-18h45: soft drinks/snacks & networking
18h45: main presentation/demo
19h30: community announcements & break
19h45-20h45: lightning talks
20h45-21h30: networking/casual brainstorming

Mandatory registration: https://forms.gle/fEGFrFfnhbXuD1THA

On the program:
- Main presentation/demo by Masood Krohy (Title: Large-scale Experimentation with Spark & Productionizing Native Spark ML Models)

- Lightning talks:
~ Jenny Midwinter (Title: CNN Based Auto-Pilot for a Wheelchair)
~ Claude Coulombe (Title: Text Data Augmentation Made Simple By Leveraging NLP Cloud APIs)
~ Shiv Kumar & Darius Vaillancourt (Title: Open Source Simulations with Python and Blended Learning Approaches to Data Science and Machine Learning Education)

Summaries of talks and bios of presenters:
https://www.montrealml.dev/meetup-agenda-may-21-2019

Important notes - please read in full:

RSVP on this site, then confirm with form submission: after a Yes RSVP to temporarily reserve your seat, you have 24 hours to fill and send the above registration form; if not received within the delay, your RSVP may be changed to No (and your seat may be given automatically to the next in line). We use the responses to the above registration form to sign you in at the entry. This meetup group is used to facilitate networking between attendees.

Complete profile advantage: meetup group members with names and introduction section properly filled out in their profiles will have priority in attending the meetup in case of limited capacity.

Common important details posted at https://www.montrealml.dev/terms :
- Overbooking: this is a free-to-attend event and, as such, there is some overbooking. There are about 80 seats available;
- Photo/Video permission;
- Attendee selection process (in case of limited capacity).
More details are at the above URL.