2 DAY CONFERENCE

Infiniteconf 2018 - The conference on Big Data and AI

Topics covered at #infiniteconf

Thursday, 5th - Friday, 6th July in London

24 experts spoke.

Overview

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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

The Infiniteconf Diversity Scholarship Plan is now closed. Thank you for applying, the response has been great and we are currently selecting applicants.

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Programme

Day 1: Thursday 5th July

Don't miss these amazing talks!

Track Room Name: ALT Room Name:SHIFT
08:30

Registration & Breakfast

09:00

Welcome to #infiniteconf 2018

09:15

Keynote: Cluster Consensus: When Aeron Met Raft

Martin Thompson

All levels


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10:15

Coffee Break

10:30

Building Applications for Scalability While Keeping Costs at Bay

Robert Kubis

Beginner


cloud scalability reliability performance cost qps fullstack-application

Fuelling the AI Revolution with Gaming

Alison B. Lowndes


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

Coffee Break

11:30

When Big data and Data Science Meet Credit Decisioning

Roberta Cretella

All levels


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

Coffee Break

12:30

Towards visual intelligence: Modern Machine Learning in Computer Vision Research

Viktoriia Sharmanska

Advanced


deep-learning automatic-systems machine-learning bigdata

Deep Learning for Recommender Systems

Oliver Gindele


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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

Beginner


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

Coffee Break

15:15

Shipping Data Science Products with R and Docker

Steph Locke

Intermediate


r operationalisation docker dataops data-science bigdata infiniteconf

Redis as a Multi Model Database for Faster Search, ML Model Serving, Graph Traversal and Much More!

Pieter Cailliau

Beginner


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

Beginner


cluster aws hdfs hadoop
16:30

Lightning Talk: Can a Robot Code My Website?

Salman Iqbal


deep-learning code lightning-talk
16:45

Lightning Talk: Big Data and Cognitive Neuroscience: Challenges, Resolutions, and Alternatives

Jak Maloret

Beginner


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17:00

#infiniteconf Party!

21:00

End of #infiniteconf Day 1

Day 2: Friday 6th July

Don't miss these amazing talks!

Track ALT/TAB SHIFT
08:30

Registration and Breakfast Refreshments

09:00

Infiniteconf Opening and Welcome to Day 2!

Tom Martin


09:15

Keynote: What can Deep Learning Reveal About Beautiful Places?

Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe

Beginner


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

Coffee Break

10:30

Informing the Caterpillar While Being Mindful of the Crocodile

Samantha Ahern

All levels


mental-health ethics gdpr learning-analytics

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

Robert Hardy

Beginner


aws pandas machine-learning python spark
11:15

Coffee Break

11:30

Ethical Artificial Intelligence

Hollie Lubbock


bigdata society accountability intelligence-systems ai ethical-ai

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

Robert Hardy

Beginner


aws pandas machine-learning python spark
12:15

Lunch

13:15

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

Violeta Misheva

Intermediate


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

Workshop: Scaling Machine Learning in the Cloud with Kubernetes

Salman Iqbal and Daniele Polencic


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14:00

Coffee Break

14:15

Machine Learning and Human Intelligence: How AI and Big Data can Transform Education

Rose Luckin

Beginner


2

Workshop: Scaling Machine Learning in the Cloud with Kubernetes

Salman Iqbal and Daniele Polencic


infiniteconf infrastructure scaling machine-learning kubeflow kubernetes
15:00

Coffee Break

15:15

TensorFlow.js : Bringing ML into the Browser?

Brian Sletten


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16:00

Coffee Break

16:15

Lightning Talk: Parallel Computing in R

Kirill Egorov

Intermediate


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16:30

Lightning Talk: The Why of Data-Driven Organisations

Tom Martin

Beginner


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16:45

Lightning Talk: To be Confirmed (15min)


17:00

Beer Break

17:15

Keynote: Why Real-Time is the Future

Jesse Anderson

All levels


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18:15

#infiniteconf 2018 Wrap Up!

18:30

End of #infiniteconf 2018!

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