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Regional and Topical Events - Data and AI - Digital Developer Conference - 8 June 2021

By Susan Malaika posted 19 days ago

  

We are thrilled that the following Regional and Topical events taking place alongside the Data and AI - Digital Developer Conference on 8 June 2021. Communities and enthusiasts around the world are hosting these events live. Some of the activities are hosted by or include:

  • Affiliates of the IBM Academy of Technology: The IBM Academy of Technology (AoT) is a community of IBM's leading thinkers and problem solvers providing cross-industry leadership linking IBM technical communities worldwide. Affiliates of the AoT are regional or topical communities
  • IBM Champions: These are thought leaders in the community at large
  • Developer Advocates: Communities of technology focused IBMers
  • Partners and Universities
Do consider joining the regional and topical events on June 8 (in some regions June 7) as well as registering for the main conference at http://ibm.biz/devcon-ai

Regional and Topical Events are in English unless otherwise stated - If you scroll down you will see a summary list of events followed by a more detailed list.

If you have any questions or feedback, please connect with malaika@us.ibm.com

Regional & Topical Events Summary for June 8

See also summary LinkedIn from Omkar Nimbalker VP WW Hybrid Cloud Build Team at IBM Hybrid Cloud Ecosystem Group

APAC


5:00-7:30 UTC ; 10:30-13:00 India; India Regional Event: Data & AI for All
06:00-8:00 UTC; 15:00-17:00 Japan; IBM Champions: Data & AI for Japan (Japanese)
10:00-12:00 UTC; 17:00-19:00 Thailand; Thailand Regional Event: Machine Learning & Digital Transformation

EMEA - Europe, Middle East & Africa

11:00-13:30 UTC ; noon-14:30 UK; Europe Regional Event - Data & AI for All
14:00-17:00 UTC; 6-9pm GST (Gulf Standard Time); MEA Regional Event - Data Science & AI for Everyone
14:00-15:30 UTC; 15:00-16:30 Ireland; Ireland AoT Affiliate Event: Conversational AI

Americas


17:00-18:00 UTC; 1-2pm EDT; Call for Code for Racial Justice - Providing Insights & Making Recommendations
17:00-19:00 UTC; 1-3pm EDT; Making AI Work for Supply Chain
19:00-20:00 UTC; 3-4pm EDT; Meet the Data Science & AI Elite Team
22:00-24:00 UTC ; 6-8pm EDT; ML/AI on Kubernetes with Kubeflow

Data and AI DDC Regional and Topical Events
Summary of Regional and Topical Events

The Regional & Topical Events - More Details

We list the regional events below in 3 categories by time zone of the event:
  • APAC
  • EMEA - Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Americas
Anyone can join any category

APAC Regional & Topical Events

Time UTC Local Time US Eastern
Register
Event Overview
5:00-7:30 UTC
10:30-13:00 India 1:00-3:30am EDT

India Regional Event: Data & AI for All

Publicity:

LinkedIn

LinkedIn

LinkedIn

These events will include fireside chat & panel followed by hands-on workshops on Data & AI (Basic and Advanced)

A member of the IBM Academy of Technology in India will also participate.

The panel discussion will include:
IBM contact for the event: Shivanand Shenoi



06:00-8:00 UTC 15:00-17:00 Japan 2:00-4:00am EDT
IBM Champions: Data & AI for Japan (Japanese)

These activities will include sessions on Watson Assistant and is hosted by the IBM Champions of Japan


IBM contact for the event: Kyoko Nishito

10:00-12:00 UTC 17:00-19:00 Thailand 6:00-8:00am EDT

Thailand Regional Event: Machine Learning & Digital Transformation


Publicity:

LinkedIn

LinkedInEvent

Meetup

These activities include the following:

IBM contact for the event: Tanut Karnwai


Example from India Regional Event

India Regional Event
India Regional Event - The Future of Work

Example from Japan Regional Event

Data and AI Digital Developer Conference - Japan En
Japan Regional Event - Watson Theme



Example from Thailand Regional Event

Thailand Regional Event
Thailand Regional Event - Machine Learning and Digital Transformation

EMEA - Europe, Middle East & Africa Regional & Topical Events

Time UTC Local Time US Eastern Register Event Overview
11:00-13:30 UTC noon-14:30 UK 7-9:30am EDT Europe Regional Event - Data & AI for All

Sessions include:

  • Adversarial Robustness Toolbox (ART) - Evasion, Poisoning, Extraction and Inference, Dr Beat Buesser, IBM Research Staff Member
  • Fitting the COVID Curves - Damiaan Zwietering, Developer Advocate

IBM contact for the event: Yamini Rao
14:00-17:00 UTC 6-9pm GST (Gulf Standard Time) 10am-1pm EDT

MEA Regional Event - Data Science & AI for Everyone

Publicity:

LinkedIn Event

Twitter

Sessions include:

  • Predicting Fraud using Automated Machine Learning
  • Speech Synthesis by using Advanced Machine Learning Techniques for Easy Readability of Dyslexic Children
  • Building a recurrent neural network using TensorFlow Keras
  • Early forest fire detection via Machine Learning
  • Branch Specific AI-Based Target Management

IBM contact for the event: Fawaz Siddiqi

14:00-15:30 UTC 15:00-16:30 Ireland 10:00am-11:30am EDT

Ireland AoT Affiliate Event: Conversational AI

Publicity:

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Event

Meetup

Conversational AI
  • The conversational AI tsunami -Speaker: Ronan Dalton, Chief Architect & CTO - IBM Partner Ecosystem
  • Designing conversational flows with Watson - Speaker: Lucy Clancy, Head of Conversational Design & Development at Ludex Limited
  • Ask Goldie - Speaker: Rob Gilder, Conversational AI Lead at EY
  • Meeting Customer Needs with Conversational AI Technology, David Conway, Accenture - worked with the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland to improve the taxpayer experience by developing Revenue’s voicebot

    IBM contact for the event: Aine Lenihan

    Example from MEA Regional Event


    MEA Regional Event 2021
    MEA Regional Event Session: Speech Synthesis by using Advanced Machine Learning Techniques for Easy Readability of Dyslexic Children

    Example from MEA Regional Event

    Speakers at MEA Regional Event

    Example from Ireland Regional Event

    Ireland Regional Event - Conversational AI
    Ireland Regional Event - Conversational AI

    Americas Regional & Topical Events

    Time UTC Local Time US Eastern Register Event Overview
    17:00-18:00 UTC 1-2pm EDT 1-2pm EDIT Call for Code for Racial Justice - Providing Insights & Making Recommendations

    Fair change: Capturing real-world data to provide insights and make recommendations that can drive racial equality

    IBM contact for the event: Demi Ajay

    17:00-19:00 UTC 1-3pm EDT 1-3pm EDT

    AoT Affiliate Event : Making AI Work for Supply Chain

    Publicity:

    LinkedIn

    This event is hosted by the Supply Chain IBM Academy of Technology Affiliate. Topics include

    • AI Assisted quality inspection with Edge Computing, by Charisse Lu, Senior Technical Staff Member, & Feng Xue, Senior Technical Staff Member,
    • Test Advisor by Stephen Holbrooks, Engineering Program Manager, & Paul Poh, Technical Program Manager in Manufacturing
    • Operational Risk Insights by Rinku Kanwar, Software Developer, & Thomas Ward, AI Project Leader
    IBM contacts for the event: Feng Xue & Charisse Lu
    19:00-20:00 3-4pm EDT 3-4pm EDT

    Meet the Data Science & AI Elite Team

    Publicity:

    LinkedIn


    LinkedIn

    The Data Science & AI Elite Team is a team within IBM that works side by side with clients to help them adopt and scale data science and machine learning solutions within their organizations. In this session, members of the team will outline the techniques typically used by data scientists for solving business problems in large corporations. If you are also a data science practitioner working with AI in the wild, join us as we share our experiences and field questions during a live panel!

    IBM contacts for the event: Aakanksha Joshi & Dheeraj Arremsetty

    22:00-24:00 6-8pm EDT 6-8pm EDT

    ML/AI on Kubernetes with Kubeflow

    Publicity:

    Meetup

    Speakers & sessions include :

    • Kubeflow overview and IBM, Animesh Singh, Distinguished Engineer, IBM
    • Kubeflow pipelines with Tekton , Tommy Chaoping Li, Software Developer, IBM, Yi Hong Wang, Software Developer and Performance Engineer, IBM
    • KFServing , Paul van Eck, Software Engineer - Cognitive OpenTech, IBM, Andrew Butler, IBM
    • MLX (The Machine Learning Exchange, Christian Kadner, Software Developer, IBM
    • Kubeflow 1.3 on IKS/OpenShift, Mofizur Rahman, Software Developer | Advocate, IBM


    IBM contact for the event: Mofizur Rahman


    Example: A Topical Event - Make AI Work for Supply Chain

    Making AI Work for Supply Chain
    Make AI Work for Supply Chain

    Example: A Topical Event - Meet the Data Science Elite Team


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