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2 DAY CONFERENCE

Infiniteconf 2018 - The conference on Big Data and AI

Topics covered at #infiniteconf

Thursday, 5th - Friday, 6th July at CodeNode, London

27 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 9:00 AM.

Artifical Intelligence is having a dramatic impact on all industries and improving productivity at an exponential rate. Big data is transforming almost every aspect of science and the humanities, driven by the emergence of a data society. Together, Big Data and AI are the driving forces in technological progress.

Join us at Infiniteconf and learn how to use the amazing technologies, practical tools and methods available to data scientists and engineering teams in two days packed with talks, discussions and practical workshops.

Join us at Infiniteconf 2018 on July 5th-6th

Join Infiniteconf 2018, the go-to conference to discover and learn all the latest developments on Big Data, AI and Data Science.

Infiniteconf's 2017 highlights included keynotes of Dean Wampler (Lightbend), Danilo Sato (ThoughtWorks), Dave Thomas (KX), Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe (Alan Turing Institute) and talks from Alison Lowndes (NVIDIA), Jim Webber (Neo4j), Robert Kubis (Google), Phil Wills and Lindsey Dew (The Guardian), Alex McLintock (Hadoop), Dr Larissa Romualdo-Suzuki (Greater London Authority), Samantha Ahern (UCL).

Check out Infiniteconf 2017's SkillsCasts with all the great sessions here!

Follow #infiniteconf to keep up with announcements and news!

Session Highlights

Looking forward to sessions by Martin Thompson and Jesse Anderson! Keep an eye out on the Programme Page for further updates!

Tickets

Registration is open and we have some great Early Bird offers available so if you are planning to join us for two days packed with Data Science fun, get your skates on and book your ticket today!

Call for Papers is now CLOSED!

The Call for Papers is now CLOSED! Thanks for submitting a proposal, the response's been overwhelming and we are currently working on selecting talks. Click here to stay up to date and find out more on speakers as we'll start publishing the line-up very soon!

Get Involved

Would you like to help us facilitate a great conference? Help us set up the conference spaces, introduce talks and speakers, field Q&A questions with mics, or support some of the workshops and hacks we've got in store? Email us at conferences@skillsmatter.com

InfiniteConf 2018 Diversity Scholarship Plan

Skills Matter is proud and happy to share our Infiniteconf Diversity Scholarship Plan which provides support to those from traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalised groups in the technology and/or open source communities (including, but not limited to: persons identifying as LGBTQ+, women, persons of colour, and/or persons with disabilities) who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Infiniteconf for financial reasons.

Find more information here!

Code of Conduct

Please find our Code of Conduct here.

Thanks to our sponsors

Day 1: Thursday 5th July

Don't miss these amazing talks! Please note that this schedule is still subject to changes - watch this space :)

Track Track 1 Track 2
08:30

Registration & Breakfast

09:00

Welcome to #infiniteconf 2018

09:15

Keynote: We are Delighted to have Martin Thompson Keynoting at #infiniteconf 2018!

Martin Thompson


10:15

Coffee Break

10:30

Building Applications for Scalability While Keeping Costs at Bay

Robert Kubis


scalability reliability performance cost qps fullstack-application cloud

Fuelling the AI Revolution with Gaming

Alison B. Lowndes


gpu deeplearning nasa-fdl artificial-intelligence neural-networks ai data
11:15

Coffee Break

11:30

Microsoft Enterprise AI

David Moss


intelligent-applications tools infrastructure ai infiniteconf

When Big data and Data Science meet Credit Decisioning

Roberta Cretella


finance decisioning-models big-data data-science
12:15

Coffee Break

12:30

We are Elated to have Viktoriia Sharmanska at #Infiniteconf 2018!

Viktoriia Sharmanska


Deep Learning for Recommender Systems

Oliver Gindele


tensorflow recommender-systems deep-learning infiniteconf
13:15

Lunch

14:15

Sketch Algorithms

Simon Belak


analytics distributed-computing sketch-algorithms stream-processing statistics

AI for Cultural Heritage: the Venice Time Machine and beyond

Giovanni Colavizza


venice time-machine cultural-heritage digital-humanities ai data-science
15:00

Coffee Break

15:15

Shipping Data Science Products with R and Docker

Steph Locke


r operationalisation docker dataops data-science data infiniteconf

How Redis Enterprise Made Redis Highly Available, Scalable, Durable and CloudNative!

Pieter Cailliau


case-study vpc big-data ai infiniteconf
16:00

Coffee Break

16:15

Lightning Talk: The Art of Setting up a Hadoop Cluster

Paulin Shek


cluster aws hdfs hadoop
16:30

Lightning Talk: To be Confirmed (15min)


16:45

Lightning Talk: To be Confirmed (15min)


17:00

Beer Break

17:15

Keynote: Real World Application of Machine Learning - Beyond the Hype

Christopher Marsh


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18:15

#infiniteconf Party!

21:00

End of #infiniteconf Day 1

Day 2: Friday 6th July

Don't miss these amazing talks! Please note that this schedule is still subject to changes - watch this space :)

Track Track 1 Track 2
08:30

Registration and Breakfast Refreshments

09:00

Welcome to #infiniteconf 2018

09:15

Keynote: What can deep learning reveal about beautiful places?

Chanuki Seresinhe


urban-analytics wellbeing artificial-intelligence deep-learning data-science machine-learning infiniteconf
10:15

Coffee Break

10:30

Informing the Caterpillar While Being Mindful of the Crocodile

Samantha Ahern


mental-health ethics gdpr learning-analytics

Workshop: Big Data Machine Learning with Python and Spark on AWS

Robert Hardy


aws pandas python spark machine-learning
11:15

Coffee Break

11:30

Ethical Artificial Intelligence

Hollie Lubbock


data society accountability intelligence-systems ai ethical-ai

Workshop: Big Data Machine Learning with Python and Spark on AWS

Robert Hardy


aws pandas python spark machine-learning
12:15

Lunch

13:15

Mostly Harmless' Machine Learning: Use Case from Healthcare from a Banking Hackathon

Violeta Misheva


beyond-banking-days data-hackathon machine-learning-in-healthcare machine-learning
2

Workshop: Scaling Machine Learning in the Cloud with Kubernetes

Daniele Polencic and Salman Iqbal


infrastructure scaling machine-learning kubeflow kubernetes infiniteconf
14:00

Coffee Break

14:15

We are Delighted to have Rose Luckin at Infiniteconf 2018!

Rose Luckin


2

Workshop: Scaling Machine Learning in the Cloud with Kubernetes

Daniele Polencic and Salman Iqbal


infrastructure scaling machine-learning kubeflow kubernetes infiniteconf
15:00

Coffee Break

15:15

We are Thrilled to have Noelia Jiménez Martínez at #infiniteconf 2018!

Noelia Jiménez Martínez


TensorFlow.js : Bringing ML into the Browser?

Brian Sletten


apis javascript browser tensorflow.js machine-learning infiniteconf
16:00

Coffee Break

16:15

Lightning Talk: Parallel computing in R

Kirill Egorov


rcpp alternative-packages infiniteconf r-tools r
16:30

It's great to have Tom Martin back at #infiniteconf 2018!

Tom Martin


lightning-talk data infiniteconf
16:45

Lightning Talk: Bake Me a Data Cake

Zinat Wali


data infiniteconf
17:00

Beer Break

17:15

Keynote: Thrilled to have Jesse Anderson keynoting at #infiniteconf 2018!

Jesse Anderson


datascience bigdata data-engineering infiniteconf
18:15

#infiniteconf 2018 Wrap Up!

18:30

End of #infiniteconf 2018!

CodeNode

In August 2015, Skills Matter opened the doors to CodeNode, our new 23,000 sqft Tech Events and Community venue. CodeNode provides fantastic meetup, conference, training and collaboration spaces with unrivalled technology capabilities for our tech, digital and developer communities - a long held dream coming true !

With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, we could not think of a better location for our 130,000 strong engineering community!

With seven event rooms, including a 300 seater lecture room, thousands more community members will be able to visit CodeNode to learn and share skills, code and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features a 5,000 sqft break-out space, complete with fully-licensed bar, plenty of power sockets, meeting and collaboration spaces and entertainment areas.

CodeNode will also see the opening of a permanent Hack Space, stacked with microprocessors and the latest tools and devices to play with. A community film studio will be opening too, which you can use to record any tutorials or demo's you may want to share with our community.

If you're interested in hiring CodeNode for your upcoming event, check out more details here.

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CodeNode

Skills Matter | CodeNode, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels

Infiniteconf Diversity Scholarship Plan

Skills Matter is proud and happy to share our Infiniteconf Diversity Scholarship Plan which provides support to those from traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalised groups in the technology and/or open source communities (including, but not limited to: persons identifying as LGBTQ+, women, persons of colour, and/or persons with disabilities) who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Infiniteconf for financial reasons.

Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of need and impact. Scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary ticket to the conference.

Please note, travel expenses are not covered under this scholarship and are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient.

Eligibility

Applicants must be from a traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalised group in the technology and/or open source communities including, but not limited to: persons identifying as LGBTQ+, women, persons of colour and/or persons with disabilities; and be unable to attend without some financial assistance.

Interested in Fast Data, Big Data and Data Science, and eager to learn the latest news? You have the chance to get a free ticket to Infiniteconf London 2018! All we need from you is some help in setting up the conference, and some hours of your time on the days of the conference! You will be free to attend the conference for the remainder of the time.

Are you ready then? Email us at conferences@skillsmatter.com and we will put your name down as a volunteer for Infiniteconf London 2018! Shifts and detailed info will be confirmed closer to the conference.

Call for Papers is Now CLOSED!

The Call for Papers is now CLOSED! Thanks for submitting a proposal, the response's been overwhelming and we are currently working on selecting talks. Click here to stay up to date and find out more on speakers as we'll start publishing the line-up very soon!

Joining us for Infiniteconf 2018 and want more? Make it a whole week of Data learning with these fringe courses...

Call or email our team about the Infiniteconf Fringe Package for a special discount on bundle tickets!

Real time Data Engineering in the Cloud

3rd - 4th July

Learn the benefits and challenges of using real-time Big Data systems on this two-day hands-on guide to Big Data in the Cloud, with Jesse Anderson. This course will cover open source Big Data services, and those manage by Cloud providers. Create consumers and publishers in Kafka, before using Apache Spark Streaming to process the data and send it back to Kafka. Finally, vizualise data in real-time on a webpage using Kafka REST.

Book a place here

Brian Sletten's Data Science with R Workshop

2nd - 4th July 2018

Join this 3 day workshop on DataScience with R to gain the skills you need to get started with data science, including statistical and numerical methods and R. You will also learn about visualising data, big data environments and how to interact with linked data in R. Upon completion of this DataScience workshop, you will have an understanding of relevant languages and tools.

Book a place here

Andy Petrella's Lightbend Apache Spark for Scala - Professional

2nd - 4th July 2018

Would you like to learn about how to implement data analytics using Apache Spark for Reactive applications? Then join us for this two day hands-on course led by the world's leading Spark experts.

Join this two-day Apache Spark course for developers and learn how to implement data processing pipelines and analytics using Apache Spark. Come along to learn the Spark Core, SQL/DataFrame, Streaming, and MLlib (machine learning) APIs through hands-on exercises. You will also learn about Spark internals and tips for improving application performance. Additional coverage includes integration with Mesos, Hadoop, and Reactive frameworks like Akka.

Book a place here

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Thanks to our sponsors

Hold tight, skillscasts coming soon!

 

Overview

Artifical Intelligence is having a dramatic impact on all industries and improving productivity at an exponential rate. Big data is transforming almost every aspect of science and the humanities, driven by the emergence of a data society. Together, Big Data and AI are the driving forces in technological progress.

Join us at Infiniteconf and learn how to use the amazing technologies, practical tools and methods available to data scientists and engineering teams in two days packed with talks, discussions and practical workshops.

Join us at Infiniteconf 2018 on July 5th-6th

Join Infiniteconf 2018, the go-to conference to discover and learn all the latest developments on Big Data, AI and Data Science.

Infiniteconf's 2017 highlights included keynotes of Dean Wampler (Lightbend), Danilo Sato (ThoughtWorks), Dave Thomas (KX), Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe (Alan Turing Institute) and talks from Alison Lowndes (NVIDIA), Jim Webber (Neo4j), Robert Kubis (Google), Phil Wills and Lindsey Dew (The Guardian), Alex McLintock (Hadoop), Dr Larissa Romualdo-Suzuki (Greater London Authority), Samantha Ahern (UCL).

Check out Infiniteconf 2017's SkillsCasts with all the great sessions here!

Follow #infiniteconf to keep up with announcements and news!

Session Highlights

Looking forward to sessions by Martin Thompson and Jesse Anderson! Keep an eye out on the Programme Page for further updates!

Tickets

Registration is open and we have some great Early Bird offers available so if you are planning to join us for two days packed with Data Science fun, get your skates on and book your ticket today!

Call for Papers is now CLOSED!

The Call for Papers is now CLOSED! Thanks for submitting a proposal, the response's been overwhelming and we are currently working on selecting talks. Click here to stay up to date and find out more on speakers as we'll start publishing the line-up very soon!

Get Involved

Would you like to help us facilitate a great conference? Help us set up the conference spaces, introduce talks and speakers, field Q&A questions with mics, or support some of the workshops and hacks we've got in store? Email us at conferences@skillsmatter.com

InfiniteConf 2018 Diversity Scholarship Plan

Skills Matter is proud and happy to share our Infiniteconf Diversity Scholarship Plan which provides support to those from traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalised groups in the technology and/or open source communities (including, but not limited to: persons identifying as LGBTQ+, women, persons of colour, and/or persons with disabilities) who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Infiniteconf for financial reasons.

Find more information here!

Code of Conduct

Please find our Code of Conduct here.

Thanks to our sponsors

Programme

Day 1: Thursday 5th July

Don't miss these amazing talks! Please note that this schedule is still subject to changes - watch this space :)

Track Track 1 Track 2
08:30

Registration & Breakfast

09:00

Welcome to #infiniteconf 2018

09:15

Keynote: We are Delighted to have Martin Thompson Keynoting at #infiniteconf 2018!

Martin Thompson


10:15

Coffee Break

10:30

Building Applications for Scalability While Keeping Costs at Bay

Robert Kubis


scalability reliability performance cost qps fullstack-application cloud

Fuelling the AI Revolution with Gaming

Alison B. Lowndes


gpu deeplearning nasa-fdl artificial-intelligence neural-networks ai data
11:15

Coffee Break

11:30

Microsoft Enterprise AI

David Moss


intelligent-applications tools infrastructure ai infiniteconf

When Big data and Data Science meet Credit Decisioning

Roberta Cretella


finance decisioning-models big-data data-science
12:15

Coffee Break

12:30

We are Elated to have Viktoriia Sharmanska at #Infiniteconf 2018!

Viktoriia Sharmanska


Deep Learning for Recommender Systems

Oliver Gindele


tensorflow recommender-systems deep-learning infiniteconf
13:15

Lunch

14:15

Sketch Algorithms

Simon Belak


analytics distributed-computing sketch-algorithms stream-processing statistics

AI for Cultural Heritage: the Venice Time Machine and beyond

Giovanni Colavizza


venice time-machine cultural-heritage digital-humanities ai data-science
15:00

Coffee Break

15:15

Shipping Data Science Products with R and Docker

Steph Locke


r operationalisation docker dataops data-science data infiniteconf

How Redis Enterprise Made Redis Highly Available, Scalable, Durable and CloudNative!

Pieter Cailliau


case-study vpc big-data ai infiniteconf
16:00

Coffee Break

16:15

Lightning Talk: The Art of Setting up a Hadoop Cluster

Paulin Shek


cluster aws hdfs hadoop
16:30

Lightning Talk: To be Confirmed (15min)


16:45

Lightning Talk: To be Confirmed (15min)


17:00

Beer Break

17:15

Keynote: Real World Application of Machine Learning - Beyond the Hype

Christopher Marsh


technical-architecture machine-learning keynote artificial-intelligence deep-learning infiniteconf
18:15

#infiniteconf Party!

21:00

End of #infiniteconf Day 1

Day 2: Friday 6th July

Don't miss these amazing talks! Please note that this schedule is still subject to changes - watch this space :)

Track Track 1 Track 2
08:30

Registration and Breakfast Refreshments

09:00

Welcome to #infiniteconf 2018

09:15

Keynote: What can deep learning reveal about beautiful places?

Chanuki Seresinhe


urban-analytics wellbeing artificial-intelligence deep-learning data-science machine-learning infiniteconf
10:15

Coffee Break

10:30

Informing the Caterpillar While Being Mindful of the Crocodile

Samantha Ahern


mental-health ethics gdpr learning-analytics

Workshop: Big Data Machine Learning with Python and Spark on AWS

Robert Hardy


aws pandas python spark machine-learning
11:15

Coffee Break

11:30

Ethical Artificial Intelligence

Hollie Lubbock


data society accountability intelligence-systems ai ethical-ai

Workshop: Big Data Machine Learning with Python and Spark on AWS

Robert Hardy


aws pandas python spark machine-learning
12:15

Lunch

13:15

Mostly Harmless' Machine Learning: Use Case from Healthcare from a Banking Hackathon

Violeta Misheva


beyond-banking-days data-hackathon machine-learning-in-healthcare machine-learning
2

Workshop: Scaling Machine Learning in the Cloud with Kubernetes

Daniele Polencic and Salman Iqbal


infrastructure scaling machine-learning kubeflow kubernetes infiniteconf
14:00

Coffee Break

14:15

We are Delighted to have Rose Luckin at Infiniteconf 2018!

Rose Luckin


2

Workshop: Scaling Machine Learning in the Cloud with Kubernetes

Daniele Polencic and Salman Iqbal


infrastructure scaling machine-learning kubeflow kubernetes infiniteconf
15:00

Coffee Break

15:15

We are Thrilled to have Noelia Jiménez Martínez at #infiniteconf 2018!

Noelia Jiménez Martínez


TensorFlow.js : Bringing ML into the Browser?

Brian Sletten


apis javascript browser tensorflow.js machine-learning infiniteconf
16:00

Coffee Break

16:15

Lightning Talk: Parallel computing in R

Kirill Egorov


rcpp alternative-packages infiniteconf r-tools r
16:30

It's great to have Tom Martin back at #infiniteconf 2018!

Tom Martin


lightning-talk data infiniteconf
16:45

Lightning Talk: Bake Me a Data Cake

Zinat Wali


data infiniteconf
17:00

Beer Break

17:15

Keynote: Thrilled to have Jesse Anderson keynoting at #infiniteconf 2018!

Jesse Anderson


datascience bigdata data-engineering infiniteconf
18:15

#infiniteconf 2018 Wrap Up!

18:30

End of #infiniteconf 2018!

Venue

CodeNode

In August 2015, Skills Matter opened the doors to CodeNode, our new 23,000 sqft Tech Events and Community venue. CodeNode provides fantastic meetup, conference, training and collaboration spaces with unrivalled technology capabilities for our tech, digital and developer communities - a long held dream coming true !

With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, we could not think of a better location for our 130,000 strong engineering community!

With seven event rooms, including a 300 seater lecture room, thousands more community members will be able to visit CodeNode to learn and share skills, code and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features a 5,000 sqft break-out space, complete with fully-licensed bar, plenty of power sockets, meeting and collaboration spaces and entertainment areas.

CodeNode will also see the opening of a permanent Hack Space, stacked with microprocessors and the latest tools and devices to play with. A community film studio will be opening too, which you can use to record any tutorials or demo's you may want to share with our community.

If you're interested in hiring CodeNode for your upcoming event, check out more details here.

Gqtpblcm51rgqabhqlzb

CodeNode

Skills Matter | CodeNode, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels
Get Involved

Infiniteconf Diversity Scholarship Plan

Skills Matter is proud and happy to share our Infiniteconf Diversity Scholarship Plan which provides support to those from traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalised groups in the technology and/or open source communities (including, but not limited to: persons identifying as LGBTQ+, women, persons of colour, and/or persons with disabilities) who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Infiniteconf for financial reasons.

Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of need and impact. Scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary ticket to the conference.

Please note, travel expenses are not covered under this scholarship and are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient.

Eligibility

Applicants must be from a traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalised group in the technology and/or open source communities including, but not limited to: persons identifying as LGBTQ+, women, persons of colour and/or persons with disabilities; and be unable to attend without some financial assistance.

Interested in Fast Data, Big Data and Data Science, and eager to learn the latest news? You have the chance to get a free ticket to Infiniteconf London 2018! All we need from you is some help in setting up the conference, and some hours of your time on the days of the conference! You will be free to attend the conference for the remainder of the time.

Are you ready then? Email us at conferences@skillsmatter.com and we will put your name down as a volunteer for Infiniteconf London 2018! Shifts and detailed info will be confirmed closer to the conference.

Call for Papers is Now CLOSED!

The Call for Papers is now CLOSED! Thanks for submitting a proposal, the response's been overwhelming and we are currently working on selecting talks. Click here to stay up to date and find out more on speakers as we'll start publishing the line-up very soon!

Fringe

Joining us for Infiniteconf 2018 and want more? Make it a whole week of Data learning with these fringe courses...

Call or email our team about the Infiniteconf Fringe Package for a special discount on bundle tickets!

Real time Data Engineering in the Cloud

3rd - 4th July

Learn the benefits and challenges of using real-time Big Data systems on this two-day hands-on guide to Big Data in the Cloud, with Jesse Anderson. This course will cover open source Big Data services, and those manage by Cloud providers. Create consumers and publishers in Kafka, before using Apache Spark Streaming to process the data and send it back to Kafka. Finally, vizualise data in real-time on a webpage using Kafka REST.

Book a place here

Brian Sletten's Data Science with R Workshop

2nd - 4th July 2018

Join this 3 day workshop on DataScience with R to gain the skills you need to get started with data science, including statistical and numerical methods and R. You will also learn about visualising data, big data environments and how to interact with linked data in R. Upon completion of this DataScience workshop, you will have an understanding of relevant languages and tools.

Book a place here

Andy Petrella's Lightbend Apache Spark for Scala - Professional

2nd - 4th July 2018

Would you like to learn about how to implement data analytics using Apache Spark for Reactive applications? Then join us for this two day hands-on course led by the world's leading Spark experts.

Join this two-day Apache Spark course for developers and learn how to implement data processing pipelines and analytics using Apache Spark. Come along to learn the Spark Core, SQL/DataFrame, Streaming, and MLlib (machine learning) APIs through hands-on exercises. You will also learn about Spark internals and tips for improving application performance. Additional coverage includes integration with Mesos, Hadoop, and Reactive frameworks like Akka.

Book a place here

Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Skillscasts

Hold tight, skillscasts coming soon!

 

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