the impact of ai and machine learning on iot
Talks by Nvidia, Google and Intel PSG
Date and time : Thu 7 December 2017, 18:30 - 21:30
Location : Cocoon Networks, 4 Cristopher St, London, EC2A 2BS - View on Google Maps
Limited to : 200 participants
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For our last event of the year we are very excited to invite at Hardware Pioneers three exceptional organisations who will share with us invaluable insights about the role of AI and Machine Learning in IoT. Join us on the 7th of December to learn from:

- One of the leading GPU manufacturer worldwide (Nvidia).
- The multinational technology company famous for its search engine and many other software and hardware products (Google).
- The Programmable Solution Group within Intel who offers a broad portfolio of programmable logic solutions that allow customers to solve a wide variety of system-level challenges (Intel PSG).

See agenda below for full info about the speakers.

Drinks will be served throughout the night.
Guest speakers
Nvidia
Alison B.  Lowndes 
AI DevRel - EMEA
Google
Luiz Gustavo Martins
Developer Advocate
Intel PSG
Stefano Zammattio
Product Marketing Manager 
Guest speakers
Bolt
Ben Einstein
Founder & General Partner
Bolt
Ben Einstein
Founder & General Partner
Bolt
Ben Einstein
Founder & General Partner
Bolt
Ben Einstein
Founder & General Partner
Speaker 1: Alison B.  Lowndes - AI DevRel (EMEA) at Nvidia

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

Speaker 2: Luiz Gustavo Martins - Developer Advocate at Google

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

Speaker 3: Stefano Zammattio - Product Marketing Manager, Intel PSG

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.

Agenda
6:30pm
Arrival and registration.
6:40pm
Drinks and networking.
6:50pm
Event opening.
7:00pm
Talk and Q&A: AI at the Edge, for an easier, safer world
Alison B.  Lowndes - AI DevRel - EMEA at Nvidia
7:20pm
Talk and Q&A: Machine Learning from everywhere and for everyone
Luiz Gustavo Martins - Developer Advocate at Google
7:40pm
Talk and Q&A: TBA
Stefano Zammattio - Product Marketing Manager at Intel PSG
8:00pm
Community announcements and demos: This is your time. If you would like to share what you are working on with the community or make any sort of announcement. You have 2 minutes max for a short shoutout.
8:20pm
Drinks and networking.
9:30pm
Event ends.
Location 
Cocoon Networks, 4 Cristopher St, London, EC2A 2BS
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