Open Source AI for Social Good

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Wacom Experience Center

1455 NW Irving St · Portland, OR

How to find us

Suite 110, street parking available.

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PDX ML is excited to partner with IBM's Center for Open Source Data and AI Technologies to host a night of 5-minute lightening talks under the theme, "Open Source AI for Social Good."

Maybe you are tired from wandering around OSCON all day, or maybe you're just a local looking for something to do. Join us to learn about what people are doing with AI to help humanity.


6:30pm: Food, Drinks, Networking (Sponsored by IBM!)

7:10pm: Opening remarks from Karl, Maureen, and Auggy

7:15pm: Lightening talks - How many is up to YOU! We can easily schedule up to 10, based on community lightening talk pitches. Submit ideas now!

8:45pm: Project Ideas. Pitch your Project Ideas to this meetup group

9pm: End

Got a lightening talk idea you want to present? New speakers or early career folks are welcome to speak! Sign up now!

We'll be adding the list of lightening talks here to help you get the creative juices flowing.

Lightening talks scheduled so far:
"Photographic Censusing of Wildlife" - @WildbookORG
"Privacy Preserving AI - Machine Learning and Homomorphic Encryption" - @RomeoKienzler
"Building trusted AI using Open Source Toolkits" - @saishruthis
"Creating Data Integrity & Transparency with AI and Blockchain" - @ArshiyaLal
"IBM's Call For Code: Project Highlights" - @JNilmeier
"Open standards for model deployment in health applications" - @SvetaLevitan

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