Enabling The Future Of AI (Chennai Meetup)

Offline 28-07-2018 08:30 AM to 28-07-2018 01:30 PM
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You are invited to join us at this Intel® AI Chennai Meetup for a session of learning and networking at the CoWrks OMR on 28th July'18.

Come learn about Intelligent Video Analytics on Intel® Architecture from our Intel® AI Lead Staff who will share his knowledge and experiences. Connect with Like-Minded Developers, refine your Techniques and move to a higher skill level through collaboration with other developers.

This session guides you through enabling intelligent video analytics using OpenVINO toolkit on Intel® IoT Gateway edge/gateway platforms. These include Intel® Atom® processor Apollo Lake, Intel® Movidius™ NCS, as well as Intel® Core™ processor and Intel® Xeon® processor- based platforms as well as the software tools. The meetup will touch on topics relating to:
  • What is Intel® Intelligent Video Analytics
  • How to develop application on Intel® Intelligent Video Analytics using OpenVINO
  • How to profile, tune and deploy your trained models on the device
  • Running demos and sample applications

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08:30 am: Registrations

09:00 am: Welcome & Introduction by Analytics Vidhya

09:15 am: Introduction by Intel followed by Keynote session on "Enabling the future of AI"

10:00 am: Decoding Artificial Intelligence for Data Science Practitioners by Karthikeyan Sankaran

10:45 am: Session & Demo- “Intelligent Video Analytics on Intel® Architecture” byMr. Premchander Rao

11:30 am: Tea Break

11:45 am:Feature Engineering To Build Better Models by Sudalai Rajkumar

12:30 pm: Applications of Artificial Intelligence bySri Vallabha Deevi

13:15 pm: Case study : Student Ambassador- Prajjwal

13:45 pm: Lunch & Networking (Closing)


Sri Vallabha Deevi

Data Scientist at Tiger Analytics

Sri Vallabhahas expertise in machine learning, statistical analysis, predictions, reduced order modelling and simulation of physical systems. He is currently working on object recognition in image/video using deep learning with techniques like transfer learning, ensemble modelling, and fine-tuning. He has developed numerous regression and classification models for forecasting and prediction in various business scenarios.

Sri Vallabha holds a PhD from IISc, Bangalore and B.Tech from IIT Madras.

Mr. Premchander Rao

APJ Staff Lead, IoT & Smart Video

Prem has over 16+ years of experience in development of embedded software for mobile and multimedia system on chip (SOC). Currently working as APJ Staff Lead for IoT and Smart Video. From last 8 years of his work at Intel®, He has been part of the APAC Mobile/Tablet, Real sense application enabling and Emerging Markets Client Enabling activities as Technology lead and most recently as Engineering Manager for IOT Enabling team and he was responsible for working with Key Independent Software Vendors (ISV) in APAC and help them enable their solutions for Intel® architecture devices.

Prem holds a Master of Eng. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from PSG College of Technology.

Prem enjoys travel with his Family and loves Photography and he is an avid reader.

Mr. Jayaraman Mahalingam

Geo Lead For APJ Intel® AI Academy Tech Program

Jayaraman develops strategic partnership and engagement with top APJ Universities to take the Intel® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Story & vision. He works with technical content & infrastructure enabling teams and lead the Intel® program for the GEO.

He is Masters in IT from University of Newcastle and got Certificate in Data Science from University of Washington

Mr. Karthikeyan Sankaran

Director, Data Science, LatentView Analytics

Karthikeyan Sankaran (Karthik) has over 20+ years of experience in the software industry with specific focus on Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics. He is a passionate data science practitioner with the ability to effectively use technology to solve business problems. Currently in his role at Latentview Analytics, he works at the intersection of Business, Data, Math and Technology to answer business questions using an approach that is simple, pragmatic & effective.

Karthik has spoken at many conferences, conducted data science bootcamps and is a regular guest lecturer in campuses. He has also developed the World’s Largest Analytics Mindmap (according to him!) which is available at this link. Karthik finished his engineering at IIT Madras and is an MBA from IIM Calcutta.

Mr. Sudalai Rajkumar

Data Scientist at Inc

Sudalai Rajkumar (aka SRK) is a Data Scientist at Inc, building Driverless AI, an automated machine learning platform. Prior to this, he was with Freshworks, Tiger Analytics and Global Analytics. He has solved a lot of interesting data science problems for various customers across the globe in multiple domains including finance, e-commerce, online advertising, health care, transportation, retail. He has worked on varied problems ranging from doing simple analysis on structured data to natural language processing and voice analytics in his career.

Apart from his day job, he takes part in various data science competitions to enhance his knowledge and has won several of them. He is a Kaggle Grandmaster in Competitions & Kernels section. He was previously ranked #1 on AV’s platform as well.

Mr. Prajjwal

Research Assisstant at IIIT

Prajjwal is an undergrad doing Research in various domains of Deep Learning; Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning to be specific. He is passionate about AI research as a whole and spend my majority of time training neural nets, reading papers or implementing them. Pursuing his bachelor’s in Computer Science for now. He works with Intel as part of SA for Artificial Intelligence. Apart from training deep NNs, another notable hobby would be watching movies.

Currently working as Research Assisstant at IIIT.


CoWrks OMR,RMZ Millenia Business Park, Phase 2, Campus3A, 11, MGR Main Rd, Kandancavadi, Perungudi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600096

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