Talk Title: AI at the Edge, for an easier, safer world
About the speaker: Alison is a mature graduate in Artificial Intelligence combining technical and theoretical computer science with a physics background & over 20 years of experience in international project management, entrepreneurial activities and the internet. She consults on a wide range of AI applications, including planetary defence with NASA & the SETI Institute and continues to manage the community of AI & Machine Learning researchers around the world, remaining knowledgeable in state of the art across all areas of research. She also travels and advises, teaches and evangelizes NVIDIA’s platform, around the globe.
About the company: Nvidia is an American technology company that designs graphics processing units (GPUs) for the gaming and professional markets, as well as system on a chip units (SoCs) for the mobile computing and automotive market.
Since 2014 Nvidia has shifted to become a platform company focused on four markets – gaming, professional visualization, data centers and auto. Nvidia is also now focused on artificial intelligence.
Video: I Am AI
Video: The Deep Learning Revolution
Talk Title: Machine Learning from everywhere and for everyone
About the speaker: For over 15 years Gus has gone from working on Financial Systems to Android Apps. Gus is a Developer Advocate at Google where he helps people create even better apps using Android, Firebase and Machine Learning. When he's not at the keyboard, you might find him teaching Capoeira.
About the company: Google’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful.
Since its founding in 1998, Google has grown by leaps and bounds. They now offer dozens of products and services—including Google Cloud's AI. It provides modern machine learning services, with pre-trained models and a service to generate your own tailored models. Their neural net-based ML service has fantastic training performance and increased accuracy.
Video: Past, Present and Future of AI / Machine Learning
Video: Google Cloud Machine Learning
Talk Title: TBC
About the speaker: Stefano is responsible for marketing Intel PSG embedded products in the European region and specializes in the Nios® II processor, mid-range FPGA and SoC devices and related IP and development tools. He has been a member of the Intel PSG European technical product marketing team since 2004. Prior to this he has been involved in the computing and electronics industry since 1987 and has held roles in research science, systems development, engineering and product marketing management.
About the company: The Programmable Solutions Group within Intel offers a broad portfolio of programmable logic solutions that allow customers to solve a wide variety of system-level challenges. FPGAs enable system architects to increase system performance and power efficiency, reduce total cost of ownership and board area, and accelerate time-to-market and design team productivity. Intel FPGAs and SoC FPGAs target an array of applications in many industries, including automotive, broadcast, data center, communications, consumer, industrial, medical, military and aerospace, and test and measurement.