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ITP Tauranga monthly event

22 May 2018: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tauranga Club
Level 5,
72 Devonport Rd,
Tauranga

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Come and join the Tauranga Branch of IT Professionals NZ for the monthly social get together for the local tech community.

Techweek 2018 - Commercial Applications of Machine Learning

AI is in the news almost daily, alternating between apocalyptic and utopian claims. In this talk, Peter will talk about and demonstrate how such techniques can be employed in the commercial environment to draw insights through predictive models.

Peter will also talk about how an initiative under the umbrella of the PlantTech research organization will develop a new web-based platform to make it easier for SMEs to take advantage of deep learning techniques much more rapidly.

There will be a $26 dinner served as well as a cash bar.

5:30pm start for networking, presentation will start at 6pm

Guest Speaker and Topic

Peter Reutemann, Senior Research Programmer

Applied Machine Learning Group at the University of Waikato

Peter Reutemann has over 15 years of experience in research and development in machine learning. HE started with Java-based research projects at the University of Waikato (semi-supervised learning, gas-chromatography mass-spectrometry data processing), but switched to commercially-focused applications of machine learning several years ago. As an open-source proponent and developer, he contributes to a range of projects, but mainly works on the ADAMS workflow platform (Java, open-source) which allows for rapid application development and easy integration into business processes.

Registration Details:

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Please note that this session may be video or audio recorded for viewing by other members at a later date. As it is possible that audience members may be incidentally recorded, please let us know if you specifically want to be excluded and we will ensure you are not shown.

Attendance Cost

Please pay at the venue (Details above)

 
 
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