HamOnt ML

Mike Branch added to HamOnt ML speaker line-up

When: Saturday December 2nd 2017 from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Where: CoMotion On King at 115 King Street East (3rd floor), Hamilton, ON

Cost: $20 regular, $10 student

Register: eventbrite.ca/e/hamont-ml-tickets-38294716528

 

HamOnt ML is only a couple weeks away now and more speakers are being added to the line-up each day – check out this talk from Mike Branch VP of Business Intelligence at Geotab!

 

Mike Branch

Vice President of Business Intelligence, Geotab

Talk: Open Data, Machine Learning, and the Connected Car

Bio: Mike Branch is the Vice President of Business Intelligence at Geotab and leads the charge for developing solutions that enable insight from the over 2 billion telematics records that Geotab processes on a daily basis.  Mike joined the Geotab team in 2016, and prior to that was the CEO of Inovex Inc. — a software development company he founded in 2003 with expertise in the healthcare and energy sectors. Branch also served as president of the University of Toronto Engineering Alumni Association, currently serves on the board of Hillfield Strathallan College, and is past chair of the board for Streetwise Actors.  Branch has been honoured with the University of Toronto Arbor Award and Early Career Award, Professional Engineers of Ontario Engineering Medal, Engineers Canada Young Engineer Award, and has been inducted into Hillfield Strathallan College’s Hall of Excellence.

 

HamOnt ML adds talk from Jared Smith

When: Saturday December 2nd 2017 from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Where: CoMotion On King at 115 King Street East (3rd floor), Hamilton, ON

Cost: $20 regular, $10 student

Register: eventbrite.ca/e/hamont-ml-tickets-38294716528

 

HamOnt ML is only a few weeks away now and more speakers are being added to the line-up each day – check out this talk from Jared Smith who’s flying in from Oak Ridge National Laboratory!

 

Jared Smith

Cyber Security Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Talk: Beyond the Hype: Real Applications of Machine Learning in Security

Bio: From the foothills of Great Smokey Mountains, Jared is a Cyber Security Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the U.S. Department of Energy’s largest R&D laboratory, where he leads and collaborates on several R&D projects focused on securing modern computer networks, energy delivery systems, and vehicles. Pursuing a PhD in Computer Science while at ORNL, Jared is a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where his research focuses on Internet infrastructure resiliency and privacy-preserving methods of communication. Jared teaches data science, DevOps, and security at Treehouse and consults for both Fortune 50 companies and emerging Knoxville startups. Previously, Jared interned at ORNL and on the product security team at Cisco Systems, leveraged supercomputers and machine learning to discover IP risks in the patent ecosystem, and analyzed subatomic particle collisions produced from the Large Hadron Collider in CERN.

 

Aaron Maxwell talk added to HamOnt ML

When: Saturday December 2nd 2017 from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Where: CoMotion On King at 115 King Street East (3rd floor), Hamilton, ON

Cost: $20 regular, $10 student

Register: eventbrite.ca/e/hamont-ml-tickets-38294716528

 

HamOnt ML is only a few weeks away now and more speakers are being added to the line-up each day – check out this talk from Aaron Maxwell!

 

Aaron Maxwell

Data Scientist, Paladin:Paradigm

Talk: Anomalous Flight Detection: Using Unsupervised Machine Learning Methods

Bio: Aaron has spent the last nine months working as a data scientist at Paladin:Paradigm, where he helps to use machine learning to build an artificial intelligence engine that can improve the way airline pilots are trained throughout the world. Prior to this, he spent six months as an intern at the Council of Canadian Academies using his skills in data analysis and visualization to help craft a report on the state of Canadian Science and Technology and Industrial Research and Development. He’s a passionate science communicator, and an ex-astronomer, receiving his doctorate from McMaster University in 2015.

 

HamOnt ML on Saturday December 2nd

 

When: Saturday December 2nd 2017 from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Where: CoMotion On King – 115 King Street East (3rd floor), Hamilton, ON

 

 

The HamOnt conference series continues with HamOnt ML on Saturday December 2nd!

HamOnt ML is the first ever machine learning conference in Hamilton… low cost and kick ass, featuring experts from within and abroad for a full day of talks… we would love for you to join us on Saturday December 2nd!

Check out the initial list of talks below – more details to be filled in on the ticket page in the coming weeks! HamOnt ML attendees can also expect morning coffee & snacks, lunch, afternoon drinks & snacks, and an after party!

Tickets are just $20 regular, and $10 for students.

 

Speakers

 

We’ll be adding more details on the speaker line-up as we get closer to the date!  But in the meantime, expect to hear talks from…