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Cool things that can be done with Cognitive Services and the Microsoft AI stack

19 November 2019: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tauranga Club
Level 5,
72 Devonport Rd,

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ITP Tauranga is excited to invite you to our final presentation of the year! Stephen Porteners will share how Toi Ohomai are using Microsoft's Cognitive Services tools to streamline interpretation of survey results using sentiment analysis. Brad Mortensen, from Microsoft New Zealand, will then take us into more detail about further cool things that can be done with Cognitive Services and the Microsoft AI stack.

A subsidised meal for $23 is on offer to all and will be served during the presentation. There is an opportunity for networking beforehand and at conclusion. A cash bar is also available.

About The Speakers

image001.pngStephen Porteners - Business Insights Manager at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Stephen has been involved in education analytics for over 15 year. Starting in assessment research for the Ministry of Education, Stephen is now the manager of the Business Insights team and owner of Business Intelligence at Toi Ohomai.
Business Intelligence at Toi Ohomai is built in the Microsoft solution stack, where aspects of predictive machine learning are being prototyped and key word and sentiment analysis are being used.

94-Microsoft 0319_HR.jpgBradley Mortensen - Data and AI Specialist at Microsoft New Zealand

Bradley is a Data and AI Specialist at Microsoft New Zealand. The role includes helping organisations of all sizes harness the value of their data assets and unlock valuable insights for growth and efficiencies. In the artificial intelligence space, MS's vision is about democratizing 'AI for All.'
Bradley's role is to help companies with their data strategy, envisioning a more efficient data future, and helping to unblock potential barriers. From SQL to Data Lakes, Cognitive Services to Machine Learning, Bradley's passion is the exciting things his customers can do with their data.


Registration Details:

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Attendance Cost

All ITP Financial MembersFREE
Staff of Corporate Partners (20% Discount)$17.39 + GST / $20.00 incl GST
Non-Members$21.74 + GST / $25.00 incl GST

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