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Webinar: What is Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning?

  • 20 May 2020
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Online

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In Part 1 of our 3-part series, Jennifer LaPlante from DeepSense provides a high-level breakdown of concept in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Attendees will explore situations where AI and Machine Learning currently show up in the world around us and learn about their applications and uses, including how they might be applied to their own businesses.

If you’re wondering what sort of potential AI & ML could offer your business in terms of uses, expected return on investment, and scalability, don’t miss this webinar!

Participants will walk away with:

  • An understanding of what Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are, and how they can be applied in real-world situations
  • Knowledge of the technology skills required to implement these technologies
  • Ideas for how AI & ML might be applied in their current organizations

Please Note: While this is a 3-part series on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, attendees are welcome to participate in any number of sessions. It is not necessary to participate in Part 1 in order to attend Parts 2 or 3.

About Jennifer LaPlante

The Executive Director of DeepSense, Jennifer LaPlante is a passionate leader with broad experience in innovation, analytics, strategy and technology. LaPlante’s career began in research and analytics in Ontario before expanding into more technological roles after moving to Atlantic Canada. She holds an MBA and is currently working towards an MSc in Computing and Data Analytics.

She is also a co-organizer of the Halifax Chapter of Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS), a global organization that aims to support and promote women and gender minorities who are practicing, studying or are interested in the fields of machine learning and data science. She also holds positions on numerous not-for-profit boards including the national board of the Arthritis Society and the locally based Victoria Hall Society, which provides financial support and housing for senior women.

About DeepSense
Launched in 2018 and headquartered at the Faculty of Computer Science, DeepSense offers an innovation environment that brings together industry with data and ocean scientists to develop commercially useful predictive models, analytical prototypes, and applications for use in the ocean economy.


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