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The Event

We are excited to announce another MIIA event at Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab on Tuesday evening 5 September 2017 (6pm for 6:30pm).

The theme for the event is Machine Intelligence and its Applications with some experts from Stellenbosch University, Industry, and the MIIA community participating. The format of the event will be a few presentations with Q&A along with a panel discussion. We aim to showcase, amongst others, some of the excellent work being done at Stellenbosch University and Industry in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science. More details will be provided about the speakers and the agenda.

Preliminary Agenda:
18:30-19:25: Presentations:

  • 18:30: “Welcome & Introduction”, Philip Marais, LaunchLab [5 minutes]
  • 18:35: “Machine Intelligence & its Applications introduction and MIIA update", Dr Jacques Ludik, MIIA, Cortex Logic, Bennit.AI [10 minutes]
  • 18:45: “Learning speech models without labelled data”, Dr Herman Kamper, SU Electronic Engineering [20 minutes]
  • 19:05: "Minerals Processing and Machine Learning", Dr John McCoy, Zander Horn, SU Process Engineering [20 minutes]

19:25-20:00: Panel Discussion: Machine Intelligence and its Applications [35 minutes]
Moderator: Dr Jacques Ludik
Participants: Dr Herman Kamper, Dr John McCoy, Zander Horn, Shaun Irwin (Stone 3), others from Industry

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When and where?

LaunchLab, Stellenbosch University

Tue 05 Sep 2017 at 6:30 PM (SAST)
Tue 05 Sep 2017 at 8:00 PM (SAST)

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