The Practice & Frontiers of AI

Location: Windsor, 5th flr.

Day of week: Tuesday

Learn about machine learning in practice and on the horizon

Track Host:
Eric Horesnyi

Eric is the CEO of He was a founding team member at Internet Way (French B2B ISP, sold to UUnet) then Radianz (Global Finance Cloud, sold to BT). He is a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert, passionate about Fintech, IoT and Cleantech. Eric looks after 3 bozons and has worked in San Francisco, NYC, Mexico and now Paris.

10:35am - 11:25am

by Sahil Dua
Developer at; Open Source Contributor in DuckDuckGo, GitHub and Pandas

While there are a lot of machine learning frameworks and libraries available, putting the models in production at large scale is still a challenge. I’d like to talk about how we took on the challenge of supporting the data scientists with their efforts by making it easy to put their models in production. I’ll be covering how we:

  • chose our tools and developed the internal deep learning infrastructure
  • train our models in docker containers...
11:50am - 12:40pm

Open Space
1:40pm - 2:30pm

by Alison Lowndes
Artificial Intelligence DevRel @NVIDIA

Artificial Intelligence will improve productivity, products and services, across a broad range of applications, all benefiting humanity. NVIDIA is researching all areas and working closely with top research labs around the world, Enterprise & startups in both problem-solving and getting started. Alison's talk will briefly cover the HW & SW that comprise NVIDIA's GPU computing platform for AI, across PC to data center, cloud to edge, training to inference. The talk will also detail...

2:55pm - 3:45pm

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4:10pm - 5:00pm

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5:25pm - 6:15pm

by Sarah Aerni
Senior Manager, Data Science @Salesforce

Companies are redefining their businesses by building models and learning from data. Whether it is using data science to predict their best sales and marketing targets, automating digital customer interactions using bots, or reducing waste in logistics and manufacturing - Artificial Intelligence will improve your business once deployed.

Serving up good predictions at the right time to drive the appropriate action is hard. It...


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