Austin AI Exposed: Austin Innovators Reveal Future of Artificial Intelligence
How much do you really know about artificial intelligence companies in Austin and the problems they are solving? Artificial intelligence is a rapidly growing trend in technology that’s pushing standards across industries and beckoning the future forward faster than ever. The future of artificial intelligence is now, and it’s being developed right here in Austin. Join us for an exclusive and insightful peek into the future of machine learning and AI in Austin. Hosted by Galvanize, the learning community for technology, this event will feature a series of lightning talks by the innovators and owners of Austin’s own artificial intelligence companies. Agenda: 6:30 pm - Arrive, grab drinks, snacks and settle in 6:50 pm - Introductions 7:00 pm - Lightning talks begin 7:50 pm - Q&A 8:10 pm - Happy hour and networking Speakers: Ben Brown, CEO of Howdy.ai Ben Brown from Howdy.ai created Botkit, the most popular open-source botmaking toolkit in use today. With over 100,000 downloads by developers in 2016, Botkit will continue to play an important role in the production of bot software this year. Ben will talk about Botkit's growth, and where he sees opportunities for developers looking to break this exciting space. Jason Baldridge, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at People Pattern People Pattern provides audience intelligence for major brands and agencies by applying machine learning and natural language processing to create rich profiles about individuals based on their publicly available social data. Jason will briefly cover their approach to features and modeling, including how they apply semi-supervised techniques like label propagation. SparkCognition Talk topic to be announced on Eventbrite. WayBlazer Talk topic to be announced on Eventbrite.