Deep Learning and its Applications, Google's Tensorflow, and IBM Watson

Details

MIIA Meetup in Sandton on Thursday 11 May 2017

The meetup will kick-off at 6:30pm (for a 6:45pm start) with presentations and Q&A followed by sufficient time for networking and discussions afterwards. The Meetup will follow a similar theme to the Cape Town event a week before.

Preliminary Agenda

1. Deep Learning and its applications - Dr Jacques Ludik (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacques-ludik-0b22861/) - MIIA (http://machineintelligenceafrica.org/), Cortex Logic (http://cortexlogic.com/), Bennit.AI (http://bennit.ai/)

2. Demonstration of Deep Learning examples using Google’s TensorFlow - Dr Jacques Ludik (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacques-ludik-0b22861/) - MIIA (http://machineintelligenceafrica.org/), Cortex Logic (http://cortexlogic.com/), Bennit.AI (http://bennit.ai/)

3. IBM Watson

- Insights from IBM’s InterConnect Conference in Las Vegas - Rikus Combrinck (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rikusc/), Senior Data Scientist at OLSPS Analytics (M.Eng Computer Engineering)

- IBM Watson discussion (including sharing experience with IBM Watson for developing Intelligent Virtual Assistants)

4. Demonstration of a state-of-the-art AI conversational system - Rikus Combrinck (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rikusc/), Senior Data Scientist at OLSPS Analytics (M.Eng Computer Engineering)

Sponsors: Barclays Equinox Events, Cortex Logic