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21st March – Bangalore Meetup
We are pleased to announce our first meeting of our India Bangalore Chapter. We have two great speakers lined up with Vishal Singhal and Suresh Kirthi plus a wonderful venue courtesy of Prakat solutions Inc
Our Chapter Leader, Pradeep Kamasani has done a fantastic job is organising all of this and will be hosting the event.
For more information and to reserve your space please visit http://chapters.neurons.ai/asia/bangalore/
Prakat solutions Inc
India Engineering Center
184 & 185, Kundalahalli, Whitefield,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066
4:30pm – Arrive
4:45pm – Welcome and Introduction to Informed.AI by Pradeep Kamasani
5:00pm – Speaker #1 – Vishal Singhal
5:30pm – Speaker #2 – Suresh Kirthi
6:00pm – Networking and Open Mic
6:30pm – Close
28th March – First Sydney Meeting
We are pleased to announce our first meeting of our Sydney Chapter. With a great venue and already one of two speakers confirmed, it is looking to be a great first meeting. A great Chapter team have done a great job to organise this first event, thanks to Claire Lam, Todd Gorsuch and Lance Nurick.
For more information and to reserve your space please visit http://chapters.neurons.ai/australasia/sydney/
Harts Pub (upstairs section)
Corner Essex & Gloucester Streets
The Rocks, Sydney
6:30pm – Arrive
7:00pm – Welcome and Introduction
7:15pm – Speaker #1 – Tristan Sasse – Using AI to quantify the oceans role in mitigating atmospheric Carbon Dioxide emissions and ocean acidification.
7:45pm – Speaker #2 – TBC
8:15pm – Networking
8:45pm – Close
10th April – London Chapter
Our next London Chapter meeting is scheduled for the 10th April. We will have two amazing speakers plus Andy will talk about his new book called the Continuum of Intelligence. This promises to be the best event we have ever hosted.
For more information and to reserve your space please visit http://chapters.neurons.ai/uk/london/
Early bird tickets available for £5, standard tickets £10
Tickets will need to be shown at the door.
at Henry’s Den Finch’s Bar
12A Finsbury Square London EC2A 1AN
18:00 – 19:00 – Drinks and Networking
19:00 – 19:10 – Welcome and Intro by Andy
19:10 – 19:40 – Guest Speaker #1 – Dr Janet Bastiman
19:40 – 20:10 – Guest Speaker #2 – Aric Whitewood
20:10 – 20:30 – Dr Andy Pardoe “The Continuum of Intelligence”
20:30 – 20:45 – Open Mic
20:45 – 21:30 – More Networking, Drinks and Discussions
Speaker Profiles –
Dr Janet Bastiman is Chief Science Officer at Storystream where she heads up the AI division. She has extensive experience in leading teams and building AI systems. With over 10 years experience at C-level, she has taken abstract concepts to innovative scalable products at multiple companies. A STEM polymath, Janet brings multidisciplinary ideas to the departments she leads, forming cutting edge research teams with an eye on delivery that is rarely seen. She has a bachelors and masters degree in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry from Oxford, and her PhD was in the field of Computational Neuroscience. Janet is a co-founder of the Tech Women London Meetup group and regularly speaks and writes on various technical subjects. She blogs on maths and technology at http://janjanjan.uk.
Aric Whitewood is the founding partner of WilmotML which combines machine learning and AI techniques with an established macro and risk appetite framework, in order to provide advisory services and to create new investment products. Previously Aric and I worked together at Credit Suisse, where Aric was the Head of Data Science for Client Analytics based in Switzerland.
24th April – Leeds Chapter First Meeting
As part of the Leeds Digital Festival we are launching our Leeds Chapter and have a fantastic lineup of four speakers. We also have an amazing venue too.
Thanks for the hard work of our Chapter Leader Barry Singleton to get this all arranged in super quick time.
For more information and to reserve your space please visit http://chapters.neurons.ai/uk/leeds/
New York House, 1 Harper Street · Leeds LS2 7EA
5:30pm Arrive – Drinks and Poutine!
6.00pm Welcome / Introduction – Barry Singleton
6.15pm Joseph Battle – People’s Holdings
6.30pm David McKee – University of Leeds – The Internet of Simulation
6.45pm Jessica Shailes – AI & E-Privacy
7.00pm Professor David Hogg – University of Leeds “AI / Machine Learning”
7.15pm Stuart Sherman – IMC BA – Blind men and elephants: What’s missing from your big data?
7.30pm Drinks and Networking
Our next event, in partnership with NewZealand.AI is on the 7th March
AI Happy Hour @ generator
Host – Justin Flitter – AI New Zealand
Keynote – Habib Baluwala on Explainable AI
Jonnie Cain – Te Reo language learning chatbot
Tony Patrick and Ritesh Bisoi from Ipiphany – Customer Feedback Analytics Platform
Don’t miss our first event of the year in Melbourne at the Honey Bar, scheduled for Monday 5th March.
For more details see our Melbourne Chapter page
This is our second event at Melbourne and we are pleased to announce we have a guest speaker:
Musheer Rizvi is an Automation and AI enthusiast who is passionate about helping organisations realise their potential through emerging technologies. With a focus on Robotic Process Automation(RPA) Musheer has been working with numerous organisations across various industries(Mining, Telcommunications, Automotive, Government, Insurance, Legal) and diverse business functions to help define, deliver and operate Robotic Process, Cognitive and alternate automation solutions. Musheer has obtained his M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, specializing in marketing and strategy. As a multidisciplinary RPA and AI expert, Musheer tracks and analyses emerging technology and business trends, including the growing impact of RPA and cognitive technologies.