AGENDA

NVIDIA AI Conference includes a mixture of keynotes, speakers, and instructor-led labs across a range of topics. Browse the at-a-glance agenda below. Check back often for updates as we confirm more speakers.

  • Sep 3
  • Sep 4

NVIDIA DEEP LEARNING INSTITUTE WORKSHOP

TIME
TRAINING LABS
8:00 - 9:00
Registration
9:30 – 10:00
Course Introduction
(Deep Learning Demystified)
Course Introduction
(CUDA)
Course Introduction
(Deep Learning Demystified)
Course Introduction
(Deep Learning Demystified)Course Introduction
(CUDA) Course Introduction
(Deep Learning Demystified)
10:00 – 12:00
Image Classification with DIGITS Hands-on Lab
Accelerating Applications with CUDA C/C++ Hands-on Lab
Applying Natural Language Processing on News Data using Deep Learning Hands-on Lab
Image Classification with DIGITS Hands-on LabAccelerating Applications with CUDA C/C++ Hands-on Lab Applying Natural Language Processing on News Data using Deep Learning Hands-on Lab
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch
13:00 – 15:00
Object Detection with DIGITS Hands-on Lab
Managing Accelerated Application Memory with CUDA C/C++ Unified Memory and nvprof Hands-on Lab
Trading Strategy for Finance using LSTMs Hands-on Lab
Object Detection with DIGITS Hands-on LabManaging Accelerated Application Memory with CUDA C/C++ Unified Memory and nvprof Hands-on Lab Trading Strategy for Finance using LSTMs Hands-on Lab
15:00 – 17:00
Neural Network Deployment with DIGITS and TensorRT Hands-on Lab
Asynchronous Streaming, and Visual Profiling for Accelerated Applications with CUDA C/C++ Hands-on Lab
Algorithmic Trading Using Deep Autoencoder-Based Statistical Arbitrage Hands-on Lab
Neural Network Deployment with DIGITS and TensorRT Hands-on LabAsynchronous Streaming, and Visual Profiling for Accelerated Applications with CUDA C/C++ Hands-on Lab Algorithmic Trading Using Deep Autoencoder-Based Statistical Arbitrage Hands-on Lab
17:00 – 17:30
Q&A

PRE-WORKSHOP INSTRUCTIONS

You must bring your own laptop in order to run the labs.

TRAINING SETUP

To get started, please complete these steps prior to attending the workshop:

  • Create an NVIDIA Developer account at http://courses.nvidia.com/join. Select “Log in with my NVIDIA Account” and then “Create Account.”
  • Make sure that WebSockets works for you:
    • Test your laptop at http://websocketstest.com
    • Under ENVIRONMENT, confirm that “WebSockets” is checked yes.
    • Under WEBSOCKETS (PORT 80), confirm that “Data Receive,” “Send,”and “Echo Test” are checked yes.
  • If there are issues with WebSockets, try updating your browser. We recommend Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for an optimal performance.

 

NVIDIA AI CONFERENCE

TIME
PLENARY SESSION
08:00 - 10:00
Registration & Coffee
Exhibits / Tech Showcase
10:00 - 11:00
Transforming Industries With AI
Vice President of Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA
Marc Hamilton
11:00 - 11:30
Creating the Infrastructure to Undertake Deep Learning
Head of Retail Risk, ANZ
Jason Humphrey
11:30 - 12:30
Lunch
Exhibits / Tech Showcase
TIME
PLENARY SESSION
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
TRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
TRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
12:30 - 13:00
NVIDIA DeepStream SDK Accelerates Video Analytics Development
Director, Developers Relationship, NVIDIA
Dr Ettikan Karuppiah
Breaking the Barriers with Deep Learning - Scale on AI Systems
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Deep Learning and Analytics, NVIDIA
Renee Yao
Expanded Perception and Interaction: Visualisation, Simulations and AI
Group Leader at the CSIRO Data61, Program Leader at the Defence Science Technology
Dr John Taylor
Director and Head of Visualisation at the EPICentre UNSW, Team Leader at the CSIRO Data61
Dr Tomasz Bednarz
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
NVIDIA DeepStream SDK Accelerates Video Analytics Development
Director, Developers Relationship, NVIDIA
Dr Ettikan KaruppiahTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
Breaking the Barriers with Deep Learning - Scale on AI Systems
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Deep Learning and Analytics, NVIDIA
Renee YaoTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
Expanded Perception and Interaction: Visualisation, Simulations and AI
Group Leader at the CSIRO Data61, Program Leader at the Defence Science Technology
Dr John Taylor
Director and Head of Visualisation at the EPICentre UNSW, Team Leader at the CSIRO Data61
Dr Tomasz Bednarz
13:00 - 13:30
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
How to Start the Deep Learning Journey for Businesses
Managing Director, Deep Recognition
John McGiffinTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
When Computing Becomes Human: Automation, Innovation, and the Rise of the All-Powerful Service Provider
Vice President, IDC Asia/Pacific
Chris MorrisTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
Expanded Perception and Interaction: Visualisation, Simulations and AI
Group Leader at the CSIRO Data61, Program Leader at the Defence Science Technology
John Taylor
Director and Head of Visualisation at the EPICentre UNSW, Team Leader at the CSIRO Data61
Tomasz Bednarz
13:30 - 14:00
Diagnostics and Personalization in Skin Care via Artificial Intelligence
Principal Scientist, Beauty Care R&D, Procter & Gamble
Dr Ankur Punwar
Artificial Intelligence - Transforming the Future
Director of Strategic Ventures, The University of Sydney
Dr Jeremy Hammond
ARC Laureate Fellow & Professor of Computer Science, The University of Sydney
Prof Dacheng Tao
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
The Evolution of Video Content Analytics for Safety and Operational Efficiencies
Stephen MeltzTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
Diagnostics and Personalization in Skin Care via Artificial Intelligence
Principal Scientist, Beauty Care R&D, Procter & Gamble
Dr Ankur PunwarTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
Artificial Intelligence - Transforming the Future
Director of Strategic Ventures, The University of Sydney
Dr Jeremy Hammond
ARC Laureate Fellow & Professor of Computer Science, The University of Sydney
Prof Dacheng Tao
14:00 - 14:30
Advances in Financial AI
CEO, neuri.ai
Fred Almeida
Creative AI: The New Frontier
Director of SensiLab, Monash University
Prof Jon McCormack
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
Developments in the Application of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning to the Rail Industry
Owner & Founder, 4Tel Pty Ltd
Derel WustTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
Advances in Financial AI
CEO, neuri.ai
Fred AlmeidaTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
Creative AI: The New Frontier
Director of SensiLab, Monash University
Prof Jon McCormack
14:30 - 15:00
The Importance of Uncertainty in Machine Learning
Leader of Computer Vision Lab, Monash University
Prof Tom Drummond
Use of Deep Learning Frameworks to Predict Credit Default Risk
Head of Risk Incubator, ANZ Bank
David Erving
Practical Deep Learning from Research to Industry
Solutions Architect and Deep Learning Community Manager, NVIDIA
Dr Leo Tam
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
The Importance of Uncertainty in Machine Learning
Leader of Computer Vision Lab, Monash University
Prof Tom DrummondTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
Use of Deep Learning Frameworks to Predict Credit Default Risk
Head of Risk Incubator, ANZ Bank
David ErvingTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
Practical Deep Learning from Research to Industry
Solutions Architect and Deep Learning Community Manager, NVIDIA
Dr Leo Tam
15:00 - 15:30
Eliminating Data Bottlenecks for GPUs
Solutions Engineer, Pure Storage
Emily Watkins
PowerAI: AI/Deep Learning for the Enterprise
Deep Learning/High Performance Computing, IBM Systems, ANZ
Sebastian Thomas
An Architectural Journey to Scalable Supercomputing for AI – the Inside Story
Associate Director of Research Computing, University of Queensland
Jake Carroll
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
Eliminating Data Bottlenecks for GPUs
Solutions Engineer, Pure Storage
Emily WatkinsTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
PowerAI: AI/Deep Learning for the Enterprise
Deep Learning/High Performance Computing, IBM Systems, ANZ
Sebastian ThomasTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
An Architectural Journey to Scalable Supercomputing for AI – the Inside Story
Associate Director of Research Computing, University of Queensland
Jake Carroll
15:30 - 16:00
Learning to Grasp the World
Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision
Dr Juxi Leitner
Improving Cancer Treatment with Genomics and AI on NVIDIA
CEO & Co-Founder, Max Kelsen
Nicholas Therkelsen-Terry
The Deep Weather Machine: Towards the Automation of Weather Forecasting
Researcher, National Compute Infrastructure/Australian National University
Pablo Rozas Larraondo
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
Learning to Grasp the World
Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision
Dr Juxi LeitnerTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
Improving Cancer Treatment with Genomics and AI on NVIDIA
CEO & Co-Founder, Max Kelsen
Nicholas Therkelsen-TerryTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
The Deep Weather Machine: Towards the Automation of Weather Forecasting
Researcher, National Compute Infrastructure/Australian National University
Pablo Rozas Larraondo
16:00 - 16:30
Realise AI at Scale: Why You Need a Collaborative Ecosystem
Director of Strategy and Technology, Office of the CTO, APAC, NetApp
John Martin
Deep Learning at scale in Azure
Big Compute Black Belt, Microsoft
Mandar Gujrathi
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
Realise AI at Scale: Why You Need a Collaborative Ecosystem
Director of Strategy and Technology, Office of the CTO, APAC, NetApp
John MartinTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
Co-Creation: The Importance of Clinical Insights in Developing AI Technologies
Founder and Chairman, Harrison AI
Dimitry TranTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
Deep Learning at scale in Azure
Big Compute Black Belt, Microsoft
Mandar Gujrathi
16:30 - 17:00
Edge Computing with Jetson TX2 for Monitoring Flows of Pedestrians and Vehicles
University of Wollongong, SMART Infrastructure Facility, Research Fellow
Dr Johan Barthelemy
Reimagine Business through Artificial Intelligence
Category Manager & Chief Technologist, HPC, AI and Apollo Servers, Asia Pacific Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Steve Tolnai
Making Containers Easier with HPC Container Maker
Senior Solutions Architect, NVIDIA
Dr Scott McMillan
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
Edge Computing with Jetson TX2 for Monitoring Flows of Pedestrians and Vehicles
University of Wollongong, SMART Infrastructure Facility, Research Fellow
Dr Johan BarthelemyTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
Reimagine Business through Artificial Intelligence
Category Manager & Chief Technologist, HPC, AI and Apollo Servers, Asia Pacific Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Steve TolnaiTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
Making Containers Easier with HPC Container Maker
Senior Solutions Architect, NVIDIA
Dr Scott McMillan
17:00 - 17:30
Driving Innovation with Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning
SAP Innovation Office Asia Pacific & Japan
Rob Delnoij
Time-series Modelling for Real-time Grid Energy Demand
New Energy Product Development Specialist
Hydro Tasmania
Dr Riccardo Pagliarella
Researcher, Deakin University
Jordan Inturrisi
TRACK 1
(Room C2.2 – C2.3)
Driving Innovation with Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning
SAP Innovation Office Asia Pacific & Japan
Rob DelnoijTRACK 2
(Pyrmont Theatre)
GeoAI: The Future of Feature Extraction and Classification
CEO, Orbica
Kurt JanssenTRACK 3
(Room C2.5 – C2.6)
Time-series Modelling for Real-time Grid Energy Demand
New Energy Product Development Specialist
Hydro Tasmania
Dr Riccardo Pagliarella
Researcher, Deakin University
Jordan Inturrisi
17:30 - 18:10
Panel Discussion (Pyrmont Theatre)
Why Invest in AI and Deep Learning?

Explore the benefits linked to investing in deep learning and AI with experts from ANZ, KMPG, Orbica, ANZ Bank, IDC and NVIDIA. Discover the journey from the project idea through to implementation and the benefits to each business area within a company will be shown through real-life use cases.

Participants:
  • Chris Morris, Vice President, IDC Asia/Pacific
  • Catherine Wang, Deep Learning Leader, KPMG
  • Kurt Russell, CEO and Founder, Orbica
  • Annie Yu, Security Data Science Manager, ANZ
18:10 - 19:00
Cocktail Reception / Tech showcase