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Friday May 11th, 2018: ‘Hadoop – What’s New’ and ‘AI/Cognition for BC’s Public Services’.

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Register and join your peers at the TDWI Vancouver Chapter on Friday May 11th, for two (2) leading edge  presentations – one by Cloudera on what is new in Hadoop, and the other on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Cognition in BC’s Public Services.

What’s New in the World of Hadoop?
The world of big data has evolved quite a bit over the last 10 years. In this talk we’ll review the past, present and future of Hadoop, and then dive into the open source frameworks that enable real-time processingadvanced analytics and machine learning. We’ll close the session with a discussion of what makes big data projects successful. 

  • Samir Gupta is a senior solutions engineer at Cloudera and spends his time helping organizations capture, secure and get insights out of their data using modern, open source technologies. Prior to Cloudera, Samir held senior roles at Oracle and IBM focused on data warehousing technologies. 

It's Here and It's Real: Unlocking Value for Government and Services for Citizens through Artificial Intelligence.

  • Discover current examples of how the BC Public Service and the Public Sector globally are reinventing the way work gets done, and how services are provided to citizens, with new technologies and tools. Unleashing a new approach to how we work is helping organizations realize time savings in excess of 90%. Image all the opportunities and value you and your teams could achieve by freeing up 90% of your time.
  • During this event Deloitte's Strategy and Operations leader, Mike Rosenblood, and Analytics and Information Management leader Jacob Kuijpers, will showcase examples of automation through AI in the BC Public Service and engage the audience to explore key components and challenges surrounding AI projects - information that will help you prepare for successful AI adoption.


Cloudera on Hadoop, and Deloitte on AI/Cognition in BC’s Public Service
Friday May 11th, 2018 
8:30am to noon


26th Floor (Learning Centre), Bentall Four
1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver


08:30 – 09:00

Networking, Registration & Coffee/Muffin, Brief chat re TDWI Vancouver

09:00 – 10:15.

What's New in the World of Hadoop?  by Samir Gupta of Cloudera

10:15 – 10:30

Question & Answers, Door Prize Draws

10:30 – 11:45

AI and Cognition for Gov't - Jacob Kuijpers and Mike Rosenblood of Deloitte

11:45 – 12:00

Question & Answers, Door Prize Draws, drop off your coffee cup+ at the back



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Upcoming Meetings in 2018:

Mark your calendars for these regular fall meetings. So far we have Google committed to a presentation on whatever they want :), and John Arthur presenting on aspects of the Canadian forces use of data, including architectural and security topics. Both should be fascinating!

  • Fri Sep  07, 2018
  • Fri Nov 16, 2018

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