All workshops will take place between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 27, 2019.
Developers, Data Scientists, and Machine Learning Engineers.
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Instructors: Karl Weinmeister (Cloud AI Advocacy Manager, Google) and Fatih Nar (Customer Engineer, Google)
Location: Acacia Room, Addison Conference Centre
In this workshop, we walk through the process of building a complete machine learning pipeline covering ingest, exploration, training, evaluation, deployment, and prediction. Along the way, we will discuss how to explore and split large data sets correctly using BigQuery and notebooks.
The machine learning model in TensorFlow will be developed on a small sample locally. The preprocessing operations will be implemented in Cloud Dataflow, so that the same preprocessing can be applied in streaming mode as well. The training of the model will then be distributed and scaled out on Cloud ML Engine. The trained model will be deployed as a micro-service and predictions invoked from a web application.
Attendees will solve a data science problem from start to finish, learning how to preprocess data, create a model, and then deploy the model.
Karl is a Manager of Cloud AI Advocacy at Google, based in Austin, TX. He leads a global team of data science and engineering experts who engage with users at events, build impactful content, and influence Google product strategy. Previously, he was Director of Engineering at SparkCognition, where he led cross-functional teams that included building an ML-based malware detection.
Karl holds a BS in Computer Science from Duke University, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
Fatih is a Cloud Customer Engineer at Google where he has been guiding his customers in their virtualization, cloud on-boarding and big data journey. Fatih held senior engineering positions previously in Verizon Wireless as Distinguished Engineer, in Canonical/Ubuntu as Senior Solution Architect and in Ericsson as Senior Solution Architect across different parts of the world with technology areas, including NFV/SDN, Cloud, IP-TV, Connected/Smart Home and Vehicles.
Fatih holds an MSc in Information Technologies and a BSc in Electronics Engineering.
A workshop’s ticket will grant you access to that workshop only.
To also attend the conference, you’ll need to buy a Gold or Silver tickets.
To get a 15% discount for the Gold, Silver or Bronze ticket, use the Super-15 promo code. The code expires in:
The second workshop that will be conducted on Day 1 of Big Data & AI Conference is Robotic Process Automation for Professionals. Click the big, yellow button for detailed info about the workshop.
If you’ve not yet registered, subscribe to our email newsletter to receive conference updates. Only conference-related updates, like those related to workshops and speakers, nothing else.
What We do
https://bigdataaiconference.com is an event website with a focus on conferences related to Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. As such information we provide on the website pertains to our past and upcoming events. We don't sell you anything directly. We do, however, sell you tickets using a third party ticketing platform called Eventbrite, and monitor website traffic using Google Analytics.
Information we collect
How we use the information we collect
When you subscribe to our newsletter, we use your email address to send you updates about our events. The personal information we have access to via Eventbrite we use to help us understand where our attendees come from.
Cookies inserted into your Web browser via Google Analytics are used to compile aggregate data about your activities while you on our website so that we can offer better site experiences and content in the future. You can configure your browser to not store cookies, but that will severaly impact your user experience while on our website. We recommend that you whitelist our website if you don't want every website you visit to set cookies on your browser.
All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our conference are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organisers will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.
Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone.
Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.
Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
Sponsors are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, sponsors should not use sexualised images, activities, or other material. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualised clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualised environment.
If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organisers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately. Conference staff can be identified as they'll be wearing branded clothing and/or badges.
Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.
We expect participants to follow these rules at conference and workshop venues and conference-related social events.
© Big Data AI Conference 2019. All rights reserved
Gorgon Stare is the name of an aerial surveillance system built by the Pentagon that can track 1,000 moving targets simultaneously. It has been used successfully in combat and, without permission, over some cities in the US.
Using info derived from his Pentagon sources and the companies that built the system, the author gives an account of how Gorgon Stare was built, and which businesses and US police departments want to get their hands on it.
Eyes in the Sky will be published just before Big Data & Conference starts, and the author is a confirmed speaker and panelist.
Each conference attendee will receive a copy of the book – gratis.