Miami

Machine Learning & AI Meetup Week

September 13-16

Sponsored by

The Miami Machine Learning & AI Meetup Week will gather the community face-to-face from September 13-16 to revive the ML/AI conversation in Miami and South FL as we embark on new and exciting times of hyper growth!

Join Data Science Salon, R-Ladies and Tech Hub South Florida for a week of different sessions featuring three evenings put together by local data science community leaders. Expect topics covering, R, Python, Deep Learning, Data Governance, MLOps, Data Science in the Enterprise and much more!

Connect, engage and learn from the local community during the sessions over some beer and pizza, and join the conversation at additional pop-up ML focused gatherings throughout the week, (more to be announced).

Speakers

Francesca de Quesada Covey

Francesca de Quesada Covey

Tech Innovation Advisor at Miami Dade County

Carlos Ariza

Carlos Ariza

Chief Data Scientist at Creative Artists Agency

Laura Gabrysiak

Laura Gabrysiak

Data Science Manager at Visa & Founder at R-Ladies Miami

Stan Schmal

Stan Schmal

Senior Manager Data Analytics & AI at Lufthansa

Jay Kachhadia

Jay Kachhadia

Data Scientist at Viacom

Gabriela de Queiroz

Gabriela de Queiroz

Chief Data Scientist, AI Strategy and Innovation at IBM

Vasileios Stathias

Vasileios Stathias

Lead Data Scientist at University of Miami / Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Anna Anisin

Anna Anisin

Founder & CEO at DataScience.Salon

Gabrielle Hager

Gabrielle Hager

Director of Sales at Data Science Salon

Eumar Assis

Eumar Assis

Architect & Cloud Strategist at Microsoft

Kinga Parrott

Kinga Parrott

Data Science - Chief Tech Ed Evangelist at IBM

Matthew Denesuk

Matthew Denesuk

Chief Data Scientist at Royal Caribbean Cruises

Orestes Castaneda

Orestes Castaneda

Business Intelligence Lead at CBS Interactive

Dr. Lina Bouayad

Dr. Lina Bouayad

Director of the MBA Business Analytics Program at FIU and Founder & CEO of Looba.ai

Patrick Hannah

Patrick Hannah

CTO at CloudHesive (AWS Partner)

Alejandro Sánchez

Alejandro Sánchez

Co-Founder at 4GeeksAcademy and BreatheCo.de

Kumar Nikkhil Raj

Kumar Nikkhil Raj

CTO & Co-Founder at Envonics

Antonio Delgado Fornaguera

Antonio Delgado Fornaguera

Vice President of Innovation and Technology Partnerships at Miami Dade College

Selen Onel

Selen Onel

Associate Director, Forecasting Analytics at Chewy

Jeff Zamiska

Jeff Zamiska

Regional Director at TigerGraph

Sean Meadows

Sean Meadows

Applications Analyst at City of Coral Gables

Raimundo Rodulfo

Raimundo Rodulfo

Chief Innovation Officer at City of Coral Gables

Day 1 | Monday, September 13

Location: CIC Miami

6.30pm ET – 7.15pm ET

Panel Discussion: The History and Future of ML & AI

Patrick Hannah, CTO at CloudHesive (AWS Partner)
Eumar Assis, Architect & Cloud Strategist at Microsoft
Kinga Parrott, Chief Tech Ed Evangelist at IBM

Day 2 | Tuesday, September 14

Location: The Lab

7.00pm ET – 7.30pm ET

Talk by Laura Gabrysiak, Data Science Manager at Visa & Founder at R-Ladies Miami

7.30pm ET – 8.00pm ET

Talk by Dr. Lina Bouayad, Dir of the MBA Business Analytics Program at FIU and Founder & CEO of Looba.ai

8.00pm ET – 8.45pm ET

Panel Discussion: How to Bridge the Gender Gap in Tech

Francesca de Quesada Covey, Tech Innovation Advisor at Miami Dade County
Laura Gabrysiak, Data Science Manager at Visa & Founder at R-Ladies Miami
Selen Onel, Associate Director, Forecasting Analytics at Chewy

8.45pm ET – 9.30pm ET

Pizza & Beer

Day 3 | Wednesday, September 15

Location: BrainStation

6pm ET – 7pm ET

Pizza & Beer

7pm ET – 7.30pm ET

Leveraging data science and AI approaches in cancer research

Vasileios Stathias, Lead Data Scientist at University of Miami / Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

7.30pm ET – 8pm ET

Coral Gables Smart City AI Use Cases – Quality of Life and Urban Analytics

Raimundo Rodulfo, Chief Innovation Officer at City of Coral Gables 

8pm ET – 8.30pm ET

Talk by Jay Kachhadia, Data Scientist at Viacom

8.30pm ET – 9.30pm ET

Pizza & Beer

Day 4 | Thursday, September 16

Location: 4 Geeks Academy

6pm ET – 6.45pm ET

Pizza & Beer

6.45pm ET – 7.15pm ET

Talk by Carlos Ariza, Chief Data Scientist at Creative Artists Agency

7.15pm ET – 7.45pm ET

Extracting and visualizing customer feedback data

Orestes Castaneda, Business Intelligence Lead at CBS Interactive

7.45pm ET – 8.15pm ET

Passenger demand prediction in the travel industry

Stan Schmal, Senior Manager Data Analytics & AI at Lufthansa

8.15pm ET – 8.45pm ET

Panel Discussion

Alejandro Sánchez, Co-Founder at 4GeeksAcademy and BreatheCo.de
Jeff Zamiska, Regional Director at TigerGraph
Kumar Nikkhil Raj, CTO & Co-Founder at Envonics
Raimundo Rodulfo, Chief Innovation Officer at City of Coral Gables
Sean Meadows, Applications Analyst at City of Coral Gables

8.45pm ET – 10.00pm ET

Pizza & Beer

Florida Hacks with IBM

The Miami Machine Learning & AI Meetup Week will kick off the Florida Hacks, organized by the University of Florida, in partnership with IBM. Calling on the country’s brightest minds to join a virtual innovation challenge aimed at addressing the Sunshine State’s most pressing conservation issues.

Innovators of all experience levels are invited to participate in the hackathon, where students will be asked to help combat the significant observable effects occurring in the environment. Ideation: Aug 25-Sep 10, Hack: Sep 13-Oct 22. Click here for details and registration.

 

Click here to read our COVID 19 safety guidelines

In partnership with