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The Power Systems Greater Toronto Area is organized to promote a deeper understanding of IBM technology. We welcome all professionals in deep learning, AI, database, and all aspects of cognitive computing.

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Automated Machine Learning for the Enterprise

IBM Amphitheatre

As we move past the AI hype of 2018 and embrace 2019 with a dose of pragmatism, we see that Talent, Trust and Time continue to be key inhibitors to enterprise adoption and proliferation of AI technologies such as machine and deep learning. Join us for a discussion on better understanding these challenges and learn how automating machine learning can be leveraged to successfully overcome them. With built-in intelligence, Automated Machine Learning provides methods and processes that improve the efficiency of Machine Learning. Automated Machine Learning can complement and augment the work of expert data scientists by automating some of the complex tasks such as · Data Visualization · Feature Engineering · Model Selection · Model Tuning and Training · Model Parallelization using multiple CPUs and GPUs · Interpretability and Explainability Finally, we will also demo the most innovative and highest performing automated machine learning platform, brought to you by H20 Driverless AI and IBM Systems, that will make machine learning easier, faster and simpler to explain such that your organization can leverage AI to disrupt and win! Agenda 6:00 - 6:30 PM - Pizza 6:30 - 7:30 PM - Presentations - Intro - by Bruce Turgeon - AI Friend or Foe - by Chris Pratt - Automated Machine Learning - by Marija Mijalkovic - Demo by Marija Mijalkovic 7:30 - 8:00 PM - Wrap-up Speakers (bios) Bruce Turgeon - Senior Power Systems Technical Specialist in Canada with a degree in Honours Applied Physics, over 25 years of experience at IBM Canada Ltd, and founder of the Meetup Group. Chris Pratt - leads IBM Canada’s Systems Technical Sales and Innovation team. With a passion for technology and over 37 years of experience in a diverse range of environments he brings a grounded perspective to some of the hype surrounding our industry. His national role as part of a North American team allows him insight into all industries and the Public Sector where he works on finding solutions to complex problems of all sizes. His past work has included solution design, project management and support of large organizations in their deployment of leading edge technology for business benefit. He is a founding member of IBM’s Worldwide Server Consolidation Group where he obtained a patent as a co-author of IBM’s ALIGN Methodology. Marija Mijalkovic - Consulting Client Technical Leader representing the IBM Cognitive Systems division. She helps her clients across Canada exploit technology innovation and address next generation computing challenges through the design and architecture of high performance data analytics, machine/deep learning and high performance computing solutions. She has over twenty years of experience as a Trusted Advisor to clients in a variety of industries. She holds a BASc degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

Power Systems Greater Toronto Area Meetup

IBM Amphitheatre

Join us for some in-depth topics on IBM Power Systems technology. Title and Speaker TBA Presentations start at 6:30pm, reception starts at 6:00pm

Power Systems Greater Toronto Area Meetup

IBM Amphitheatre

Join us for some in-depth topics on IBM Power Systems technology. Title and Speaker TBA Presentations start at 6:30pm, reception starts at 6:00pm

Power Systems Greater Toronto Area Meetup

IBM Amphitheatre

Join us for some in-depth topics on IBM Power Systems technology. Title and Speaker TBA Presentations start at 6:30pm, reception starts at 6:00pm

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Power Systems Greater Toronto Area Meetup

IBM Amphitheatre

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