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AITP-RTP Meeting | AI: Get a Grip | April 9, 2020 | VIRTUAL

  • 9 Apr 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Virtual - See Event Details to Join


  • Included in Annual Membership

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AITP-RTP Meeting – AI: Get a Grip


AI, machine learning, deep neural networks and data science are all the rage these days. You're all involved with technology in one way or another, but to many people, these specialized terms remain vague and shrouded in mystery. This session help you get your heads around some important concepts and draw "maps" to put these AI concepts in context.  But it's not all intro material; some of it I presented to data scientists at IBM. Many of the ideas I'll present are not widely discussed. Finally, this session will pull the ideas together with an example of AI applied to keeping elders safe at home.

Our speaker will be Scott Gerard (https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottngerard/)

Mr. Gerard has worked on an amazing and fun array of topics over the years. He has deep expertise in data science, AI, ML and big graphs applied to multiple domains: IoT, Eldercare, Watson Health and Watson Financial Services (NLP). Consultant to national and international clients.  All had deep technical elements and most involved business elements working with senior executives. Recognized dynamic speaker with clients at conferences and classes. 

Mr. Gerard is a member of IBM's Academy of Technology (800 of IBM's top technical talent) and an IBM Master Inventor with 47 issued patents.

Mr. Gerard recently earned PhD in computer science, with research focused on the AI of multi-agent systems and a formal logic of "commitments".  This kind of research has tremendous potential in our increasingly interconnected world.


5:30pm - 6:00pm: Virtual Networking

6:00pm - 6:10pm: Chapter Business

6:10pm - 7:00pm: Program 

7:00pm - 7:15pm: Questions

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Attendees are permitted to take pictures of individuals or smaller groups as long as permission is given from the subject(s) of the photo. AITP-RTP board members may take pictures or a video recording of presenters and attendees for various purposes.  However, the use of any kind of video recording or video streaming device from attendees is not permitted.  Registration to the meeting implies acceptance of this policy.

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