DSAi Startup Conference

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AI/ML startups discussing their journey and use cases along with some key industry trends

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Following sparkly trends surrounding our Data Science and AI universe, in partnership with Spark Festival and Amazon, we are proud to announce our flag ship machine learning entrepreneurship event: the Annual DSAi Startup Conference.

Come prepared to connect with our vibrant community of enthusiasts, experts and entrepreneurs that are leading innovation within the Data Science, Machine Learning and AI field right here in Australia.

If you are interested to learn what it takes to run your own successful machine learning start up this is the event is for you:

You will hear from experts from AI/ML startups discussing their journey and use cases along with some key industry trends.

Speakers Include:

Katherine Kawecki , Respia Technologies

Himal Kumar, Canopus networks

Justin Barry, Wejugo

Paul Conyngham, Pathfinders

Anthony Tocker, Verge Labs

Arturo Rodriguez , QuantApp

Steve Scheding, Green Atlas

Dr Han Xu, Curious Thing

Martin Karafilis, Tiliter Technoliges

Serdar Yelutas, Lucidworks

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Katherine Kawecki , Respia Technologies

Respia is an asthma management system that tracks and records your child’s respiratory health. Our world first wearable chest patch helps parents through the night, pick up the early signs before they are visibly noticeable and still treatable at home. Respia is premarket piloting with a major hospital, working towards the goal of reducing hospital readmission rates for kids with asthma.

Katherine graduated with a Bachelor of Industrial Design from the University of New South Wales. As an asthmatic herself, Katherine wanted to create a better asthma management experience where you can easily engage and better understand your lung condition. Through their technology, Respia empowers people.

Dr Han Xu, Curious Thing

Curious Thing is a Conversational AI software for Digital Interviews. It is powered by state-of-the-art Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing technologies to deliver next-generation recruitment solutions with true intelligence and scalability. Curious Thing conducts interactive oral interviews with job applicants on behalf of hiring managers anywhere, anytime over duplex voice channels (phone call). Our powerful post-interview analytics yield rich and benchmarkable insights on candidates, helping hiring managers make better, fairer and faster decisions.

Han, Co-Founder & CTO at Curious Thing, has a PhD in Machine Learning from UNSW and is a recognised NLP expert in the industry. Before Curious Thing, Han worked as the Head of Machine Learning at an ASX-listed AI company. He was also a founding member of Macquarie Bank’s Owners Advisory, Australia's first intelligent robot adviser. Han’s research is strongly focused on knowledge discovery from unstructured texts.

Himal Kumar, Canopus networks

Canopus Networks is a software company which builds Internet traffic inspection and management products to 1) Optimise bandwidth use; 2) Measure & Enhance customer experience; 3) Monetise and Elevate online gaming. Canopus Networks' Flow Pulse (TM) Technology extracts high fidelity time series waveforms from the network at high speeds and feeds them to multiple Machine Learning models to identify, classify and isolate every single flow stream in the network for up to hundreds of Gbps traffic rates. Canopus Networks' products are in field trials in major telcos in Australia and overseas.

Himal Kumar is the Co-founder and CTO of Canopus Networks. Himal has years of experience and domain expertise in the field of Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualisation, and in building large scale distributed networked software systems.

Anthony Tocker, Verge Labs

Verge Labs is a new type of AI company focused on the applied side of machine learning. With our focus on solving important business problems, we build customised software that puts our technology directly into the hands of our customers.

Anthony Tockar is a director and cofounder at Verge Labs. He has worked on problems across insurance, technology, telecommunications, loyalty, sports betting and even neuroscience. Anthony organises multiple meetup groups for the Sydney data science community, and was an original founder of the Minerva Collective, a not-for-profit focused on using data for social good. His key missions are to extend the reach and impact of data science to help people, and to assist Australian businesses to become more data driven.

Serdar Yelutas, Lucidworks

Lucidworks is shaping the future of digital experiences, AI, and machine learning by reimagining the power and value of cognitive search to create all-new, human-centered experiences. We help companies deliver breakthrough search experiences that transform business and user engagement through an empowered, ambitious team. Fusion, Lucidworks'​ advanced development platform, delivers enterprise-grade capabilities that power the design, development, and success of intelligent search apps at any scale. With technology built on Solr, the global search standard used by 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies, our team includes leading search and discovery contributors and committers as well as many of the world's foremost search and machine learning innovators.

Serdar is currently the VP of Sales for Lucidworks in the ANZ region. Serdar comes with over 20 years experience with growing start up companies through revenue. His most recent experiences have been with Splunk, Cloudera, Elastic, Exabeam and Hyper Anna. Currently he has taken on the challenge to build the Lucidworks team in the ANZ region.

Mike Welling, WEJUGO

WEJUGO helps companies make better business decisions using data and geospatial analytics. Our key market verticals are Tourism; Media; and Retail. We deliver cutting edge solutions to enterprise customers

Mike Welling - CEO, Founder WEJUGO is a highly experienced leader in data commercialisation and technology solution designDeep domain expertise in digital disruption through multiple industries - research, media, banking and retail

Steve Scheding, Green Atlas

Green Atlas is a startup that is dedicated to assisting tree-crop growers in managing the life cycle of each and every fruit on every tree in their orchard. Green Atlas's first product is the Cartographer, an innovative piece of technology that combines hardware and software to count and map flowers and fruit quickly and accurately over an entire farm. Giving farmers unprecedented level of detail, unmatched by manual methods, allowing crop management to be tailored to every tree.

Steve Scheding PhD. Steve has 20+ years experience leading successful field robotics projects as the senior lecturer and director of Rio Tinto Centre at USYD.

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We reserve the right to modify the schedule & list of speakers without notice.

Food and drinks will be provided.

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