25% OFF! State of AI and Machine Learning - Summer 2019

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Join this 2-day event to learn about the state-of-the-art advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology. Attendees can get IEEE PDH Certificate from IEEE Continuing Education.

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Entire Program schedule along with speaker bios and talk abstracts can be downloaded here as a PDF.


Day 1

Each talk is 40 minutes followed by 5 minutes for Q&A.

Check In and Breakfast: 8.00am-9:00am

Key Note : "Demystifying AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning”,
Sumit Gupta is VP, AI, Machine Learning, and HPC in the IBM Cognitive Systems business, 9.00am-9.45am

Talk 2:“Cognitive Architecture in Models for Natural and Artificial Intelligence”, Eric Saund is a research scientist, developer, and consultant whose work spans multiple fields of intelligent systems, including conversational agents, document analytics, perceptually supported user interfaces, machine learning, and computational vision. Eric received a B.S. from Caltech and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from MIT. 9.45am-10.30am

Talk 3 “K-Means for Anomaly Detection”, Anais Dotis-Georgiou is a Developer Advocate for InfluxData . 10.30am-11.15am

Talk 4: “Big data serving: The last frontier. Processing and inference at scale in real time”, Jon Bratseth is a distinguished architect in Verizon, and the architect and one of the main contributors to of Vespa, the open big data serving engine, 11.15am-12.00 noon

Lunch Break : 12 noon- 1pm

Talk 5: "Advancing Neuromorphic Computing from Promise to Breakthrough Technology", Mike Davies is Director of Intel’s Neuromorphic Computing Lab, 1:00pm-1.45pm

Talk 6: "Neuromorphic Engineering as the Path to Massive Artificial Neural Networks", Gordon Wilson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Rain Neuromorphics, 1.45pm to 2:30pm

Talk 7: "Neural Network Accelerator Based on Logic Compatible Embedded Flash Memory", Dr. Seung-hwan Song is a CTO and Co-Founder of Anaflash, 2.30pm to 3.15pm

Talk 8: "Squeezing Deep Learning", Siddha Ganju, who is Forbes featured in their 30 under 30 list, is a Self-Driving Architect at Nvidia, 3.15 to 4:30pm

Coffee Break: 4.30pm-4.45pm

Rapid Talks: 4.45pm to 6.00pm (Session details to be announced, see the call for Rapid Talks (Please submit your proposals here!!) 6 Rapid talks, each is 10 minutes.

DAY2 :

Check In and Breakfast: 8.00am-9:00am

AI and ML Hardware Tutorial Track:

Hardware Tutorial Talk 1: “Principles of hardware design for ML and AI”by Ardavan Pedram, He’s currently a member of technical staff at Cerebras Systems, 9am to 10 noon .

Hardware Tutorial Talk 2: “ Intel Loihi Workshop” by Garrick Orchard, who’s a Senior Research Scientist at Intel’s Neuromorphic Computing Lab.11am to 12 noon, 1 pm to 3pm, 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

Lunch : 12 noon -1pm, Coffee Break: 3pm-3.30pm

AI and ML Software Tutorial Track:

Software Tutorial Talk 1: “Machine Learning Democratization” by Jorge Torres Is currently Co-founder & CTO of MindsDB. 9am to 12 noon

Lunch : 12 noon -1pm

Software Tutorial Talk 2: “A hands-on introduction to Natural Language Processing in Python” by Grishma is a Cognitive Software Engineer with the Data Science for Marketing team at IBM Watson. 1pm to 3pm, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

Coffee Break: 3pm-3.30pm

Program Chair: Dr. Kiran Gunnam, Distinguished Engineer - Machine Learning & Computer Vision




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