AI / ML Meetup Series (1 of 4) - Ethics in AI and Improved Recall in NLP

GDG Washington DC
Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

AI and Machine Learning Enthusiasts!

Your GDG-DC organizer team is so excited to announce a brand new meetup event! Introducing a 4 part series on AI / ML in partnership with the GDG-DC and the Cakes and Tensor's (C&T) Booz Allen meetup groups.

Event Details:
1. September 20th: Algorithms in AI
- Speakers: Jared Sylvester, Booz Allen Hamilton; Megan Yetman, Capital One;
2. October 11th: TF2.0 and AutoGraph : Easier TensorFlow
- Speaker: Alex Wiltschko, Google Brain Team;
3. October 18th: AI Tools and Methods
- Speakers: Dr. Kirk Borne, Booz Allen Hamilton; Tanu Luke, Capital One Eno Team
4. November 15th: MLKit on Android and Machine Learning with NVIDIA hardware team;
- Speakers: Pete Varvarezis, Android Architect @ Capital One; NVIDIA team.

Meetup Series: 1 of 4

Speaker: Jared Sylvester, Lead Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton

Abstract: Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI).

About the Speaker: Jared Sylvester joined Booz Allen Hamilton in 2014 as a member of the Strategic Innovation Group, where he has been doing machine learning research focusing on cybersecurity applications and neuromorphic computing. Prior to that he got his doctorate in AI at the University of Maryland, working in both the Computer Science Department doing neural network cognitive modeling, and the Marketing department doing social network analytics. He lives in Ellicott City, Maryland with his wife, two toddlers, and a terrier. He enjoys algorithmic art, calligraphy, bread baking and wood working.

Speaker: Megan Yetman, Data Engineer at Capital One

Abstract: Deep Learning and Improved Recall in Natural Language Processing.

About the Speaker:
Megan Yetman joined Capital One in 2016 and is a Machine Learning Engineer within the Center for Machine Learning. She has a BA and MS in Statistics from the University of Virginia. Megan has experience working on a variety of projects including NLP, bayesian inference, and anomaly detection. She currently uses network analytics for risk assessment.

6:00-6:30 pm - Check-In & Networking (with Food/Drinks)
6:30 pm - Catherine Ordun and Jared Sheehan, Welcome Keynote
6:45 pm - Jared Sylvester
7:30 pm - Megan Yetman
8:15 pm - Networking and Wrap-up