Category Archives: 2019 Events

RACE your FACTs: Making AI work for Enterprises

ACE your FACTs: Making AI work for Enterprises

October 16, 2019, at PayPal, event is organized by SF Bay ACM chapter

IEEE CS chapter of Silicon Valley https://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/  is co-sponsoring this event as a relevant to all our chapter members.

Title: RACE your FACTs: Making AI work for Enterprises
Speaker: Rama Akkiraju, IBM Fellow, Director IBM’s Watson Division

 Details at: https://www.meetup.com/SF-Bay-ACM/events/262990899/

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Automotive Ethernet And Functional Safety

Automotive Ethernet And Functional Safety

October 17, 2019 at NXP Floor2, 411 E. Plumeria Dr., San Jose, CA 95134,
Organized by: Circuits and Systems Society (CASS)

IEEE CS chapter of Silicon Valley https://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/  is co-sponsoring this event as a relevant to all our chapter members

Speaker: Dr. Claude Gauthier, Director of Strategic Innovation for the Automotive Ethernet Solutions group, NXP

Details and registration at: Link to External Registration

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[ValleyML.ai] Machine Learning and Deep Learning Boot Camp

[ValleyML.ai] Machine Learning and Deep Learning Boot Camp
August 29th through October 17th, 2019, ValleyML.ai; Machine Learning and Deep Learning Boot Camp, @Z-Park, 4500 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara

 IEEE CS SCV is listing this event here as a relevant event for our members.

This Boot Camp is available to register as a complete course of 8 workshops and also as a custom package of individual workshops. Attend this boot camp to build a solid foundation of Machine Learning/ Deep Learning principles and apply the techniques to real-world problems. Entire Program schedulealong with instructor bios can be downloaded here as a PDF:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xjiqpf_w0sgHsoU-0NeTHMxCG02DlF-m/view?usp=sharing
Attendees can get IEEE PDH Certificate from IEEE Continuing Education. 

Please register at http://mldlbootcamp.eventbrite.com/?discount=VALLEYML_CS40 for Early bird discount of 40%! Early bird tickets till July 12th.
The above link has an embedded discount code VALLEYML_CS40 to get 40% discount. Early bird tickets (40% discount) last till July 12th.

Regular registration [ https://mldlbootcamp.eventbrite.com?discount=VALLEYML_CS25  ] (25% discount code VALLEYML_CS25) period is from July 13th to August 22nd.
Late registration [ https://mldlbootcamp.eventbrite.com/?aff=cs ] (no discount) starts from August 23rd.
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Industry 4.0 – What is it and why is it important in today’s world?

Industry 4.0 – What is it and why is it important in today’s world?
October 22, 2019, 6:00PM – 8:00PM, at Cadence, Building 10

Organized by: IEEE Computer Society (CS) chapter of Silicon Valley https://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/  in benefit of all its members.

Sponsors:

Topic: Industry 4.0 – What is it and why is it important in today’s world?
Speaker: Ana Anbuselvan: ​Venture Capital, Serial Entrepreneur, Founder & Executive      Chairman of Industry 4.0 Global Foundation, Author, Keynote Speaker.
Location: Cadence, Building 10
Address: 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose, CA 95134

                                 (Register here)

PROGRAM:
6:00PM – 6:30PM — Registration, Food, Drink, Networking
6:30PM – 7:30PM—Technical talk
7:30PM – 8:00PM –Q&A and Adjourn

Abstract:
Industry 4.0 – What is it and why is it important in today’s world? We are entering the 4th major industrial revolution. The first saw the introduction of steam and water power. The 2nd saw assembly lines and mass production. The 3rd was fueled by computers. Now, we see a 4th, marked by AI, big data, Mobile devices, Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, automation and more.
In this session, we will discuss:

  • What has changed from Industry 3.0 to 4.0
  • What do I need to prepare for as we progress through Industry 4.0
  • Digitization: Industry 4.0 Technologies as the Game changer. Why is it significant?
  • Are there opportunities I can take advantage of in this new paradigm
  • What pitfalls should I be sure to avoid

Bio:

Ana Anbuselvan: Founder and Executive Chairman of Industry 4.0 Foundation pioneering 4th Industrial Revolution over the last 4 decades, and as well pioneered prior Industry 3.0, 2.0 & 1.0 revolutions, and Women of Influence (Global). Industry 4.0 Global Foundation also has Industry’s leading Youth Enterpreneurs Leadership program (and Partnership w/ TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TyE) Global), and Women Leadership & Empowerment program at Global levels, among several other programs.

Ana Anbuselvan is an Industry Veteran with more than three decades of experience in both Enterprise and Consumer Industry verticals, working in Fortune 100 companies and strong expertise in building companies and ventures, and Oracle Veteran. She has Masters degree in Computer Applications from Anna University, India, and Masters in Supply Chain Management from University of San Francisco and Advanced Project Management from Stanford University. @Stanford & UCSF Alumni, @SCU Alumni, @Oracle, IEEE Senior Member (IEEE Secretary, Santa Clara Valley Section from 2010-2011), ACM Senior Member.

Ana is Managing Partner and Executive in Residence @ OneTraction.VC and She is also holding Key C-Level Executive positions at various companies incl. Founder & Executive Chairman of Industry 4.0 Foundation, Founder & Executive Chairman of Industry 4.0 Ventures, Founder, Executive Chairman & CEO of IDMCloud, Inc. (Cyber Security Startup, acquired by Oracle in 2016), Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of Lock & Key Technology Group, Chief Innovation Officer & Board of Director of GoFindXR.com and has 12+ Ventures in Industry 4.0. Mentor @TiEYoungEnterpreneurs. Board of Directors @Silicon Valley Engineering Council. https://www.linkedin.com/in/ana-anbuselvan-693943165/

Call for Volunteers:
If you would like to volunteer and help us at this event please email us Here.

 Open to all to attend:
(Online registration is needed. If you don’t register, seating is not guaranteed.)

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IEEE Rebooting Computing Week, 2019

IEEE Rebooting Computing Week, 2019
Taking place in San Mateo, CA, November 4-8, 2019

IEEE CS chapter of Silicon Valley https://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/  is sponsoring this event as a relevant to all our members

Enjoy special registration discounts by becoming an IEEE or Computer Society Member.

IEEE Members enjoy discounted conference registration fees and IEEE products, up to 50%. The savings on conference registration fees alone range from $300-$1500! 

Details at: (https://rebootingcomputing.ieee.org/rebooting-computing-week)

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Simulation Platform Architecture for ML, DL & AI Fraud Models

Simulation Platform Architecture for ML, DL & AI Fraud Models
November 13, 2019, 6:30PM – 8:30PM, at PayPal Town Hall

Organized by: IEEE Computer Society (CS) chapter of Silicon Valley https://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/  in benefit of all its members.

Sponsors:

Topic: Simulation Platform Architecture for ML, DL & AI Fraud Models
Speaker: Thomas Doran, Director of Architecture, PayPal, Inc.
Location: PayPal Town Hall, 2161 North First St. San Jose, CA

                                               (Register here)

PROGRAM:
6:30PM – 7:00PM — Registration, Food, Drink, Networking
7:00PM – 8:00PM—Technical talk
8:00PM – 8:30PM –Q&A and Adjourn

Abstract:
Tom will walk through the architecture of the Simulation Platform that leverages a Big Data approach to simulate analytic models that are instrumental in the detection and deflection of potential

Bio:

Tom is an accomplished entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in the Payments, Billing & Big Data domains of the Fin-tech industry. Currently, he is a Director of Architecture at PayPal, responsible for the architecture of the Enterprise Services Simulation and Customer Success & Insights Platforms.

Call for Volunteers:
If you would like to volunteer and help us at this event please email us  Here

Open to all to attend:
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Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) Open House – Modern Robot Psychology

Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) Open House – Modern Robot Psychology
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 5:00PM – 8:30 PM PDT. The event is FREE.
Warm delicious food (no pizza or sandwiches) & drinks will be provided

IEEE CS (IEEE Computer Society) is sponsoring this event because IEEE CS chapter of Silicon Valley is a member of SVEC along with all other co-sponsoring organizations listed below

This Open House event is organized by:
Silicon Valley Engineering Council www.svec.org in benefit of all its members

Sponsored by our member organizations:

  • IEEE CS (IEEE Computer Society)
  • ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
  • IEEE SSCS (IEEE Solid State Circuit Society)
  • IEEE CIS (IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
  • SWE East Bay chapter
  • ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • ASMI (Santa Clara Valley Chapter, ASM International)
  • EAA (Electric Auto Association)
  • NorthCal AIChE  (Leading organization of Chemical Engineering Professionals)

Speaker: Eric Saund
Research Scientist
Keynote Topic: Modern Robot Psychology

Location: SEMI at 673 South Milpitas Boulevard Milpitas, CA 95035-5446 (View Map)

                                                   (Register here)

PROGRAM:

    • 5:00PM to 5:30PM – Welcome Reception & Mixer
    • 5:30PM to 6:00PM – Welcoming Remarks
    • 6:00PM to 6:15PM – Acknowledgement of Sponsors
    • 6:15PM to 7:15PM – Keynote
    • 7:15PM to 7:25PM – ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
    • 7:25PM to 7:35PM – Call for Applications for 2020 Scholarships
    • 7:35PM to 7:45PM – Keeper of the Flame
    • 7:45PM to 7:55PM – Discover “E” Outreach
    • 7:55PM to 8:05PM – 2020 Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame Inductees Announcement
    • 8:05M to 8:15PM – Invite to SVEC Engineers Week Banquet, February 19, 2020 at DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, CA
    • 8:15PM to 8:25PM – Q&A
    • 8:25PM to 8:30PM – Closing

Abstract:
Can you diagnose and fix your car?  Can you reboot your router?
We get along with technology better when we have some operational understanding
of how it works.  As we an approach an age when robots and other artificially
intelligent agents surround us, we must expand our mental models of machines to
include those that display autonomous goal-directed behaviors and even evoke
notions of intentionality.  As a case in point, today’s Conversational Agents
are simultaneously very smart, and very dumb.  This talk will review the
Natural Language Processing and knowledge modeling technologies that give
Alexa and Google Home remarkable and engaging question answering and chat
abilities.  I will offer some fun tips on how to reverse-engineer how these
devices “think”.

Bio:

Eric Saund is a research scientist, developer, and consultant whose work spans multiple fields of intelligent systems, including conversational agents, document analytics, perceptually supported user interfaces, machine learning, and computational vision. Eric received a B.S. from Caltech and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from MIT.  He served in research and research management roles at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, he has published widely, his prototypes have served thousands of users, and he has been awarded 60 patents to date.

Open to all to attend
(Online registration is needed. If you did not register, seating is not guaranteed.)

Call for volunteers for this event:
If you are interested in volunteering at our SVEC Open House email us Here.

 

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Anthropomorphic Machine Learning: How to get Fast, Interpretable Deep Learning

Anthropomorphic Machine Learning: How to get Fast, Interpretable Deep Learning

December 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm PST at Intel SC9 Auditorium, 2250 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054 United States + Google Map

Speaker: Prof Plamen Angelov, PhD, DSc, FIEEE from School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, UK and Vice President-International Neural Network Society.

Registration Link:

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Building bigger brains: Utilizing neuromorphic engineering as the path towards brain-scale intelligence and Be agile on data and query the world!

Building bigger brains: Utilizing neuromorphic engineering as the path towards brain-scale intelligence and Be agile on data and query the world!

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 6:00PM – 8:30 PM PDT. The event is FREE.
Food & drinks will be provided

Organized by: IEEE Computer Society (CS) chapter of Silicon Valley https://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/  in benefit of all its members.

Sponsors: Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) &   ValleyML.ai

Speaker #1: Gordon Wilson:
CEO and Co-Founder of Rain Neuromorphics
Topic #1: Building bigger brains: Utilizing neuromorphic engineering as the path towards brain-scale intelligence.

Speaker #2: Patrick Holl
Co-founder and CTO of Fusionbase.io
Topic #2: Be agile on data and query the world!

Location: Cadence, Building 10
Address: 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose, CA 95134

                                                   (Register here)

PROGRAM:
6:00PM – 6:30PM — Registration, Food, Drink, Networking
6:30PM – 7:15PM– Building bigger brains: Utilizing neuromorphic engineering as the path towards brain-scale intelligence.
7:15PM – 8:00PM —Be agile on data and query the world!
8:00PM – 8:30PM — Q&A and Adjourn

Topic #1:
Abstract:
The best artificial neural network (ANN) models today are capable of extraordinary tasks.  For example, in just the last year natural language processing has progressed massively with the onset of transformer-based models such as BERT from Google and GPT-2 from Open AI.  The problem with these models is their cost – one model can take as much energy for training as multiple cars consume in their lifetime.  At Rain, we are fundamentally reimagining the processor that underlies the mathematics of all ANNs to enable a step change in both scale and efficiency.  We utilize innovations in materials, architectures, and algorithms to build the most brain-like processors ever

Bio:

Gordon Wilson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Rain Neuromorphics. Gordon studied mathematics at the University of Florida, where he met the co-founders of Rain. Gordon is passionate about enabling AI to be both incredibly smart and incredibly efficient. He enjoys open water swimming, cooking, and learning about the myriad ways AI is evolving each day.

Topic #2:
Abstract:
The age of artificial intelligence and data science requires scalable access to data. Studies show that even today, data science teams spend up to 80% of their time in the discovery and integration process. Traditional integration approaches like ETL, where often a single engineer writes a separate script for each data source does not scale with thousands of data sources. Fusionbase is a novel approach to access data in heterogeneous data landscapes. The system implements a performant query federation layer using semantically enriched dataspaces. This technology allows virtualizing data efficiently and gives ad-hoc analytical access to data scientists on a large variety of data sources

Bio:

Patrick Holl is the co-founder and CTO of Fusionbase.io – a platform that provides queryable access to thousands of high-quality third-party datasets – all cleaned and ready for analytics. He is also actively contributing to the research community and pursuing his Ph.D. at the TUM. His research focuses on data management and polystore systems. Before, he has worked as a data engineer and consultant for several large corporates in Germany

Open to all to attend
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Postgres Conference Silicon Valley

Relevant conference for IEEE CS members:
September 18 – 20, 2019, San Jose

Postgres Conference Silicon Valley is the largest gathering about People, Postgres, Data on the West Coast!

IEEE Members can get 25% discount using the following discount code: IEEE_DISCOUNT
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IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) chapter Open House – Everything you need to know about AI & Machine Learning, but were afraid to ask

IEEE CS Chapter Open House – Everything you need to know about AI & Machine Learning, but were afraid to ask
Monday, September 23, 2019, 4:00PM – 8:30 PM PDT. The event is FREE.
Warm delicious food (no pizza or sandwiches) & drinks will be provided

This Open House event is organized by:
IEEE Computer Society (CS) chapter of Silicon Valley https://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/  in benefit of all its members.

Speaker #1: Rohit Sharma
Title: Founder, AI Tech Systems
Topic #1: Machine Intelligence in Design Automation

Speaker #2: Sumit Gupta
Title: VP, AI, Machine Learning, and HPC in the IBM Cognitive Systems business
Topic #2: AI and Machine Learning

Speaker #3: Eric Saund
Title: Research Scientist
Topic #3: Cognitive Architecture in Models for Natural and Artificial Intelligence

Location: SEMI at 673 South Milpitas Boulevard Milpitas, CA 95035-5446 (View Map)

                                                   (Register here)

PROGRAM:
4:00PM – 4:45PM–Registration, Food, Drink, Networking
4:45 – 5:15PM — IEEE CS chapter presentation
5:15PM – 6:00PM — Machine Intelligence in Design Automation
6:00PM – 6:45PM — Dinner and Networking
6:45PM – 7:30PM– AI and Machine Learning
7:30PM – 8:15PM –Cognitive Architecture in Models for Natural and Artificial Intelligence
8:15PM – 8:30PM — Q&A and Adjourn

Speaker #1:
Abstract:
Motivation behind this talk is to throw some light on use of machine intelligence in design automation; a topic that is largely absent from the media and academia. Machine Intelligence is advancing at a rapid pace and claim to this fame is that it is bound to enable an unprecedent degree of automation in every walk of life. Design automation, a field that has been automating semiconductor design for decades, continues to struggle successful applications of Machine Learning

Bio:

Rohit Sharma is an engineer, author and entrepreneur. He has published many papers in
international conferences and journals. He has contributed to electronic design automation
domain for over 20 years learning, improvising and designing solutions. He is passionate about many technical topics including machine learning, deep learning, VLSI characterization, analysis, and modeling. It led him to design and architect several design automation products. He wrote a book on Machine Intelligence in Design Automation in 2018. He has been disseminating information on the use of machine intelligence in design automation since 2017 with his book, blogs, opens source code, contests, webinar, symposium, and other collateral. He currently works for AI Technology and Systems (www.ai-techsystems.com).

2) Speaker #2:
Abstract:
Most of us don’t realize how pervasive AI is in our everyday lives. Facebook recently reported that 200 trillion AI predictions run on their platforms every day. In this talk, we will start by explaining what the various AI terms are, demonstrate what is possible with modern AI methods that was not possible before, and then talk about AI use cases that range from sports, to gaming, to industrial & enterprise.

Bio:


Sumit Gupta is VP, AI, Machine Learning, and HPC in the IBM Cognitive Systems business. Sumit leads the business strategy and software and hardware products for machine learning, deep learning, & HPC, including Watson ML Accelerator (formerly PowerAI) and Spectrum Compute. Prior to IBM, Sumit was the general manager of the AI & GPU accelerated data center business at NVIDIA and was central in building that business from the ground-up to what is now a multi-billion dollars business for NVIDIA. Sumit has a Ph.D. in CS from UC, Irvine, and a BS in EE from IIT Delhi

3) Speaker #3:
Abstract:
*Cognitive Architecture* is a key organizing framework for AI and Machine Learning as well as for understanding natural intelligence. Narrow applied AI and ML can afford to neglect the concept; AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) cannot. This talk will relay major motivations, concepts, and challenges for Cognitive Architectures as exemplified by SOAR and Copycat. At base is the perception/action loop. For conversational agents, the architectural elements of this loop display progress and limitations that explain why we are simultaneously delighted and disappointed by their capabilities.

Bio:


Eric Saund is a research scientist, developer, and consultant whose work spans multiple fields of intelligent systems, including conversational agents, document analytics, perceptually supported user interfaces, machine learning, and computational vision. Eric received a B.S. from Caltech and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from MIT. He served in research and research management roles at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, he has published widely, his prototypes have served thousands of users, and he has been awarded over 50 patents to date.

Open to all to attend
(Online registration is needed. If you did not register, seating is not guaranteed.)

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Three Free Technical Talks on July 10 at 5pm

Three Free Technical Talks on July 10 at 5pm

  • Title1: Demystifying Wifi6
  • Spaker1: Qinfang Sun, Senior Director of Technology
  • Title 2: WiGig: 60 GHz Wifi
  • Speaker2: Priya Subramanian, Principal Engineer/Manager
  • Title 3: CV2X: Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything
  • Speaker3: Sudha Sridaran, Senior Staff/Manager

IEEE CS SCV is sponsoring these technical talks as relevant to our members.
Organized by: IEEE SCV WIE and Qualcomm
Sponsored by: IEEE Computer Society (CS) of Silicon Valley

Book your ticket today here!

Location: Qualcomm Inc. Building B – Café, 3165 Kifer Rd, Santa Clara, CA
Program:
 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Registration, Networking, Hors D’oeuvre and Demos
 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Welcome and Tech Talks
 7:45 pm – 8:00 pm Closing and Raffle
For addition information follow the link.

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Network Services in a Multi-Vendor Environment

Monday, July 15, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

The event is FREE. Food & drinks will be provided.

This event is organized by:

 Co-sponsors:

 Speaker1: Saikrishna Kotha
                       Director, Global Network Engineering

Speaker2: Anand Palaniswamy
                       Sr. Manager, Cloud Engineering at PayPal

Location: PayPal Town Hall, 2161 N 1st St. San Jose, CA 95131  View Map  

(Register here)

PROGRAM:

  • 6:30 – 7:00 PM Registration, Pizza, Networking & Refreshments
  • 7:00 – 8:30PM Technical Talks
  • 8:30 – 8:50PM Q&A/Adjourn
  • 9:00PM everybody must vacate the building 

1) Speaker1:

Abstract:
Core Network Services provides network connectivity for PayPal site infrastructure. To address 5 9s’ site reliability goals, the demand for network to perform at its best keeps growing. PayPal transformed its data center networks by deploying white-box leaf/spine designs to help with horizontal scaling, low latency, and resilience to failures. By developing common framework layer, PayPal is able to address network automation/service API needs in multi-vendor environment. Saikrishna will discuss the design approach, lessons learned and how various vendor technologies are leveraged in this transformation process.

Bio: Saikrishna Kotha

Saikrishna has 20 years of technology leadership and management experience in networking domain spanning across optical, wireless, and wired technologies. Saikrishna’s recent focus has been implementing web scale Datacenter networking technologies. Currently he leads PayPal’s Core Network Services organization. Prior to PayPal, Saikrishna worked at LinkedIn where he was instrumental in building white-box network switches. He also worked at Dell, Xilinx, Tasman Networks (acquired by Nortel) and Ciena. Saikrishna holds 12 issued patents and 15 pending in converged storage/networking technologies, SDN and NFV domains. Saikrishna holds MBA from TAMU-commerce and Bachelor’s degree in ECE from Andhra University, India.
 LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/m/profile/saikrishnakotha/

2) Speaker2:

Abstract:
Core Network Services provides network connectivity for PayPal site infrastructure. To address 5 9s’ site reliability goals, the demand for network to perform at its best keeps growing. PayPal transformed its data center networks by deploying white-box leaf/spine designs to help with horizontal scaling, low latency, and resilience to failures. By developing common framework layer, PayPal is able to address network automation/service API needs in multi-vendor environment. Saikrishna will discuss the design approach, lessons learned and how various vendor technologies are leveraged in this transformation process.

Bio: Anand Palaniswamy

Anand has 18+ years of experience and works at PayPal for last 7 years. Currently, he is focused on building APIs to enable self-service capabilities for PayPal Core Network Services and he was leading Cloud Software Engineering team for building PayPal private cloud. Prior to PayPal, he was part of eBay for an year and worked for Tellabs where he was building frameworks and platform for Network Management System. Anand received his Master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Madras.

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Squeezing down the computing requirements of deep neural networks

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT  

The event is FREE. Food & drinks will be provided.

This event is organized by:

 Co-sponsors:

Speaker1:  Forrest Iandola, CEO and co-Founder of DeepScale

Speaker2: Albert Shaw, Engineer at DeepScale

Location: 673 South Milpitas Blvd. Milpitas, CA 95035, USA  View Map 

(Register here)

PROGRAM:

  • 6:00 – 6:30 PM Networking & Refreshments
  •  6:30 – 7:30 PM Talk
  • 7:30 – 8:00 PM Q&A/Adjourn

Abstract: Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) have enabled breakthrough levels of accuracy on a variety of tasks in vision, audio, and text. However, DNNs can be quite computationally-intensive, and highly-accurate DNNs often require a full-sized GPU server for real-time inference. To squeeze DNNs into smaller computing footprints, there are a number of techniques, including better DNN design, DNN quantization, better implementations of DNNs, and better utilization of specialized computing hardware. This talk touches on all these techniques, with particular focus on better DNN design for computer vision. Recently, Neural Architecture Search (NAS) technologies have begun to make significant progress in automating the process of designing “squeezed” DNNs, and we cover some of the latest work on NAS in this talk.

Bio: Forrest Iandola  

Forrest Iandola completed a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley, where his research focused on improving the efficiency of deep neural networks (DNNs). His best-known published research ranges from scaling DNN training to hundreds of GPUs (FireCaffe), to squeezing DNNs onto small edge-devices (SqueezeNet and SqueezeDet). His advances in scalable training and efficient inference of DNNs led to the founding of DeepScale, where he has been CEO since 2015. DeepScale builds energy-efficient vision and perception systems for automated vehicles.

Bio: Albert Shaw

Albert Shaw has been working on research in Neural Architecture Search (NAS) since 2017. He received his Masters in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology where he focused on speeding up Neural Architecture Search and creating more sample-efficient algorithms for Reinforcement Learning. At DeepScale, his work focuses on using NAS to develop state-of-the-art fast and accurate Deep Neural Networks for automated vehicle perception systems.

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[ValleyML.ai, IEEE SPS, CIS, CS, CAS] Hands-on OpenVX Inference Tutorial

[ValleyML.ai, IEEE SPS, CIS, CS, CAS] Hands-on OpenVX Inference Tutorial

Friday‎, ‎June‎ ‎14‎, ‎2019, ‎2‎:‎30‎ ‎PM to ‎5‎:‎30‎ ‎PM

IEEE CS SCV chapter is co-sponsoring this event as a relevant and beneficial to all our IEEE CS chapter members

Location: AMD Inc., 2485 Augustine Dr. Santa Clara, CA 95054

Event sponsored and organized by:

Co-sponsors:

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