Same place, still looking for speakers. If you have anything you would like to present, let me know!
If you need parking, there's a parking deck below Safeway.
6:00 p.m.: Food, beverage, and networking
6:40 p.m.: Welcome message by Karl Fezer
6:45 p.m: Speaker 1: Milind Pandit: Semantic Parsing: Natural Language Understand in Python, Part 1 (Hands-On! Just need Python)
7:30 p.m: Speaker 2: David Evans: "The Data Science of Popular Culture"
8:15 p.m.- 8:30: Project Ideas. Pitch your Project Ideas to this Meetup group
Speaker 1 Details:
Learn how to implement your own Semantic Parsing Algorithm in just Python! No external libraries needed. Feel free to bring your laptop and follow along. This is the first part of a 2 part series, the next part being next month! Come to both!
Milind is a Machine Learning Solutions Architect at Intel. He leads a team of engineers to deliver Intel-based end-to-end machine learning solutions to a variety of industries.
Speaker 2 Details:
David Evans is the CTO of Uncorked Studios, a product design studio
located in Portland, Oregon, USA. Uncorked works with the world’s top brands, including Google, Intel, adidas, Diageo, Care.com, Samsung, Skype, and the Bezos Family Foundation to build products with purpose.
Evans has been a developer for over 20 years working in highly technical roles, including algorithmic epidemiology funded through the Department of Homeland Security, before moving into ad tech and e-commerce. His background is in lean startup development, where
he managed co-located and remote tech teams for companies including ModCloth, Intridea and Deeplocal.
He is a former adjunct instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, where he taught mobile application development to graduating seniors. Evans is also on the advisory board of Lewis and Clark College’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership. He currently
lives in Portland.