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Monday, September 30
 

6:00pm

 
Tuesday, October 1
 

8:30am

9:00am

Welcome to Predict
Speakers
avatar for Cronan McNamara

Cronan McNamara

Founder, Creme Global
Biography:Cronan’s passion is in applying data and predictive models to solve problems to help people to make better decisions. His vision is a world where everyone makes better decisions, based on real data and expert models.Prior to founding Creme Global in 2005, Cronan worked... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 9:00am - 9:10am
Blue Stage

9:10am

From Cups to Consciousness: The Roadmap to AGI
Speakers
avatar for Ben Duffy

Ben Duffy

Data Scientist, Founder & Researcher (M Tank), Accenture, MTank
Talk title:From Cups to Consciousness: The Roadmap to AGIBen will introduce MTank a distributed AI research team he co-founded. He'll talk about our main project, 'From Cups to Consciousness', an attempt to teach robots to do increasingly complicated tasks in the real world — starting with your own home.For those wanting to get insights into state of the art... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 9:10am - 9:40am
Blue Stage

9:40am

Onboard Artificial Intelligence: train, deploy and use Deep Learning on an edge device
Speakers
avatar for Constant Bridon

Constant Bridon

Data Science Consultant, Octo Technology
Talk: Onboard Artificial Intelligence: train, deploy and use Deep Learning on an edge device (Raspberry Pi)Talks description: Machine learning applications are new in the software development landscape and tend to be hard to build. As Google noted in an article (source: https://papers.nips.cc/paper/5656-hidden-technical-debt-in-machine-learning-systems.pdf... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 9:40am - 9:55am
Blue Stage

9:55am

A history of Creative AI
Speakers
avatar for Eric Risser

Eric Risser

Founder & CEO, Artomatix Ltd
Talk: The history of Creative AIBiography:Dr. Eric Risser is the Founder and CTO of Artomatix, the leader in building Creative AI solutions for Entertainment and Enterprise. Eric brings his expertise in the combined fields of artificial intelligence and computer graphics to lead both... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 9:55am - 10:10am
Blue Stage

10:10am

Top 3 things I’ve learned in 3 decades of Data Science
Speakers
avatar for Dr. John F Elder

Dr. John F Elder

Elder Research
Talks: Top 3 things I’ve learned in 3 decades of Data ScienceBiography:John leads the US's leading data mining consulting team. Elder Research has offices in Charlottesville Virginia, Baltimore Maryland, and Washington DC. For 20 years, the team has applied advanced analytics to... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 10:10am - 10:45am
Blue Stage

10:45am

Tea & Coffee Break
Tuesday October 1, 2019 10:45am - 11:10am
Experience Area

11:10am

Introduction to Applied Stream
Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:10am - 11:15am
Yellow Stage

11:10am

Introduction to Health Stream
Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:10am - 11:15am
Blue Stage

11:15am

Uncertainty and Interpretability
Speakers
avatar for Kevin Kuo

Kevin Kuo

Software Engineer, RStudio
Talk: Uncertainty and InterpretabilityTalk Description: In many business contexts, being able to quantify uncertainty of predictions and explain them are crucial to the success of predictive model implementations. We discuss industry case studies where these requirements come up... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:15am - 11:30am
Yellow Stage

11:15am

A.I. Robotics and Healthcare
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Conor McGinn

Dr. Conor McGinn

Assistant Professor - Mechanical & Manuf. Eng, Trinity College Dublin
Talk: A.I.,  Robotics and HealthcareBioDr. Conor McGinn holds a primary degree in Engineering and a PhD in Robotics from Trinity College Dublin. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering in Trinity College Dublin where he is the co-founder of the Robotics... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:15am - 11:40am
Blue Stage

11:30am

Low-Latency Model Prediction with Video
Speakers
avatar for Ben Dodson

Ben Dodson

Data Scientist, Snap, Inc
Talk: Low-Latency Model Prediction with VideoDescription: I would like to discuss the process through which we setup our prediction and training pipeline, a variety of technologies we evaluated for serving our models (including TF serving, Kubeflow, and Clipper) that resulted in scalable... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:30am - 11:45am
Yellow Stage

11:40am

A.I. for Person-Centred Care
Speakers
avatar for Alessandra Pascale

Alessandra Pascale

Research Manager, IBM Research Ireland
Talks: A.I. for person-centered careTalks Description: The European Union faces strong concerns over the sustainability of health services due to the increase in healthcare expenditure, aging populations as well as the high cost for managing chronic diseases. In order to overcome... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:40am - 11:55am
Blue Stage

11:45am

The Fast Track to AI with Serverless
Speakers
avatar for Peter Elger

Peter Elger

CEO, fourTheorem
Talk: The Fast Track to AI with ServerlessTalk Description: Until recently, adopting the latest in AI capability in your application was out of the reach of your average development team. The past two years have seen a massive growth in the number of cloud-hosted managed AI services... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:45am - 12:00pm
Yellow Stage

11:55am

Building Centaurs: Designing human AI interaction services
Speakers
avatar for Connor Upton

Connor Upton

Regional Data Design Director, Fjord - Accenture Interactive
Talk title: Building Centaurs: Designing human AI interactionAI is transforming the future of work. We have seen a lot of hype around workforce replacement, but how can AI augment human performance? This talk describes how to drive ideation for AI applications while maintaining a... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:55am - 12:10pm
Blue Stage

12:00pm

AI Live: No Experience Required
Speakers
avatar for Mark Braithwaite

Mark Braithwaite

Senior Technical Specialist, Wolfram Research Europe
Talk: AI Live: No Experience RequiredTalk Description: A fast-paced, interactive and example-driven exploration showcasing the AI capabilities of the Wolfram Programming Language. This presentation will demonstrate how sophisticated AI tools can be rapidly developed and deployed... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Yellow Stage

12:10pm

Using A.I. and genomics in the pursuit of food safety
Speakers
avatar for Noel Rogers

Noel Rogers

Data Scientist, Creme Global
Talk: Using A.I. and genomics in the pursuit of food safetyDescription: As food consumers we need to be confident that the food we eat is free from harmful bacteria. Recent advances in genomic sequencing techniques can provide significant insights for food safety programmes by allowing... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 12:10pm - 12:25pm
Blue Stage

12:25pm

Artificial Intelligence and Gender
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Susan Leavy

Dr. Susan Leavy

Research Fellow, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, UCD
Talk: Artificial Intelligence and GenderTalk description:There is an increasing awareness that Artificial Intelligence presents a threat to decades of advances in gender equality in society. Gender bias has been uncovered in AI systems promoting job advertisements, facial recognition... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 12:25pm - 12:45pm
Blue Stage

12:45pm

Lunch Break
Tuesday October 1, 2019 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Experience Area

2:00pm

2:00pm

Recent developments in the CeADAR centre
Speakers
avatar for Edward McDonnell

Edward McDonnell

Director, CeADAR Centre
Talk: Recent developments in the CeADAR centreBiography:Prior to being appointed Director of the CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics, Edward was European Director of Innovation & Technology Research at Fidelity Investments. The role involved prospecting for technology and investment... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 2:00pm - 2:10pm
Yellow Stage

2:05pm

Sea-level Rise and Sustainability for Ireland and the World: Challenges for AI
Speakers
avatar for Prof Andrew Parnell

Prof Andrew Parnell

Professor, Maynooth University
Talk title: Sea-level Rise and Sustainability for Ireland and the World: Challenges for AIBiography:Andrew Parnell is Hamilton Professor in the Hamilton Institute at Maynooth University. His research is in statistics and machine learning for large structured data sets in a variety... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 2:05pm - 2:20pm
Blue Stage

2:10pm

Reinforcement Learning - The answer to automation. A deep dive.
Speakers
avatar for Oisin Boydell

Oisin Boydell

Principal Data Scientist, CeADAR & UCD
Talk: Reinforcement Learning - The answer to automation. A deep dive.Biography:Oisín’s research background is in data analytics, machine learning, personalization and recommender systems. He completed his PhD under Professor Barry Smyth at UCD in the area of personalized web search... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 2:10pm - 2:35pm
Yellow Stage

2:20pm

What is shaping EMEA's Smart Cities
Speakers
avatar for Nicolas Roger

Nicolas Roger

Seniors Manager & Global Solutions Architect, Equinix
Talk: What is shaping EMEA's Smart CitiesDescription: Cities around the world are facing enormous challenges as urbanization accelerates. Cities already consume the majority of the world’s energy, water and food, while producing most of the global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 2:20pm - 2:35pm
Blue Stage

2:35pm

Analytics of the city
Speakers
avatar for William Hynes

William Hynes

Director, Future Analytics Consulting Ltd
Talk: Analytics of the cityWilliam Hynes is a Chartered Town Planner, a Chartered Surveyor and economist, and a founder and director of Future Analytics Consulting Ltd.Through his work as a consultant in strategic planning and transportation William has developed, and is continuing... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 2:35pm - 2:50pm
Blue Stage

2:35pm

From Comments to Concepts: Text Analysis for Political Social Media Content
Speakers
avatar for Paul Nulty

Paul Nulty

Career-FIT Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, CeADAR, UCD
Talk:From Comments to Concepts: Text Analysis for Political Social Media ContentSocial science researchers often focus on understanding social and political concepts in their linguistic context, and linguists and lexicographers often make use of computational methods to get an overall... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 2:35pm - 3:00pm
Yellow Stage

2:50pm

Internet of Things Enhanced User Experience for Smart Water and Energy Management
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Edward Curry

Dr. Edward Curry

Vice President, Big Data Value Association (BDVA) | Insight | Lero | NUIG
Talk: Internet of Things Enhanced User Experience for Smart Water and Energy ManagementBiography:Dr. Edward Curry is a research leader at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics (www.insight-centre.org) and a funded investigator at LERO The Irish Software Research Centre (www.lero.ie... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 2:50pm - 3:05pm
Blue Stage

3:00pm

W I N D U S T R Y 4.0 - The Winds of Change
Speakers
avatar for Ricardo Simon Carbajo

Ricardo Simon Carbajo

Head of Innovation & Development, CeADAR Centre & UCD
Talk: W I N D U S T R Y 4.0 - The Winds of ChangeDescription: Ricardo will talk about the application of data science in the wind energy sector and how it is contributing to improve the performance of this renewable technology, reduce costs and accelerate the transition towards... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 3:00pm - 3:10pm
Yellow Stage

3:05pm

Data modelling for better sustainable packaging
Speakers
avatar for Brendan Ring

Brendan Ring

Commercial Director, Creme Global
Talk: Modelling for sustainable packaging - The EU Glopack projectTalk Description: Brendan will talk about Creme Global's participation in the Horizon2020 Project GLOPACK. How this collaboration between researchers and industry has the potential to increase the TRL levels of sustainable... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 3:05pm - 3:15pm
Blue Stage

3:10pm

An Eye for Food - Machine learning driven computer vision for Agri-Food
Speakers
avatar for Robert Ross

Robert Ross

Senior Lecturer / Principal Investigator, DIT / CeADAR
Talk: An Eye for Food - Machine learning driven computer vision for Agri-FoodWhile Agri-Food is a major sector of the Irish economy, the sector itself faces significant long term challenges as it responds to sustainability pressures nationally and internationally. Deep learning driven... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 3:10pm - 3:20pm
Yellow Stage

3:15pm

Sustainable communities that foster technology
Speakers
avatar for Coral Movasseli

Coral Movasseli

Managing Director, Girls in Tech Dublin
Talk: Sustainable communities that foster technology + A.I. Biography:Coral Movasseli is the Managing Director of Girls in Tech Dublin, a dedicated platform for women-in-tech and entrepreneurs. A techie problem solver at heart, Coral co-founded a mobile transit app for Toronto’s... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Blue Stage

3:20pm

Questions with CeADAR
Tuesday October 1, 2019 3:20pm - 3:30pm
Yellow Stage

3:30pm

Tea / Coffee and Drinks Reception
Tuesday October 1, 2019 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Experience Area

4:00pm

4:00pm

4:05pm

A Bird's Eye View of Customer Lifetime Value
Speakers
avatar for Eric Mehes

Eric Mehes

Senior Data Scientist, Ding
TalkA Bird's Eye View of Customer Lifetime ValueTalk summaryThe value of any commercial enterprise is intrinsically tied to the total value its customers will generate in the future. Estimating that value however can be quite a challenging task, particularly in cases where the revenue... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 4:05pm - 4:20pm
Blue Stage

4:05pm

Interactive AI - Beyond Accuracy
Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Daly

Elizabeth Daly

Research Scientist and Research Manager, Interactive AI Group at IBM Research
Talk: Interactive AI - Beyond AccuracyDescription: In order for AI to be truly leveraged in real world solutions techniques must be developed that go beyond single-criterion optimization and also consider the human decision process AI is embedded in. Recent advances in explainability... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 4:05pm - 4:25pm
Yellow Stage

4:20pm

Letting A.I. talk to your customers - a practical guide for 2019
Speakers
avatar for Shane Lynn

Shane Lynn

CEO and Founder, EdgeTier
Title: Letting A.I. talk to your customers - a practical guide for 2019Biography: Shane Lynn Ph.D. has over 10 years of experience in data analysis, machine learning, and data visualization. Holding a Ph.D. in machine learning and control engineering and machine learning from Maynooth... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 4:20pm - 4:35pm
Blue Stage

4:25pm

What do machines say when nobody’s looking? Tracking IoT security with Natural Language Processing
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Giacomo Bernardi

Dr. Giacomo Bernardi

Director of AI, Extreme Networks
Talk title: What do machines say when nobody’s looking? Tracking IoT security with Natural Language ProcessingTalk description: Securing large IoT deployments is a herculean task, especially when dealing with heterogeneous and legacy devices installed at multiple and remote locations.In... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 4:25pm - 4:45pm
Yellow Stage

4:35pm

Pragmatic Machine Learning in Product Development
Speakers
avatar for Fergal Reid

Fergal Reid

Principal Machine Learning Engineer (& PM), Intercom
Talk title: Pragmatic Machine Learning Product DevelopmentTalk Description: This talk is the inside story of how Intercom built Answer Bot, our ML bot that answers common questions. ML product development is very risky, and doing it efficiently requires managing a complex interplay... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 4:35pm - 4:50pm
Blue Stage

4:45pm

Analysing and Predicting Human Behavior with Extended Reality (XR)
Speakers
avatar for Perikles Rammos

Perikles Rammos

Director of Data Science, Shaw Academy
Talk: Analysing and Predicting Human Behavior with Extended Reality (XR)Perikles will give his talk along with Navdeep A. Sharma.Talk description: XR (Extended Reality) is becoming an integral part of Industry 4.0. It offers a safe and affordable training environment through VR... Read More →
avatar for Navdeep Sharma

Navdeep Sharma

Data & AI Architect, Accenture, The Dock
Talk: Analysing and Predicting Human Behavior with Extended Reality (XR)Navdeep will give his talk along with Perikles RammosTalk description: XR (Extended Reality) is becoming an integral part of Industry 4.0. It offers a safe and affordable training environment through VR (Virtual... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 4:45pm - 5:00pm
Yellow Stage

4:50pm

A Blockchain case study for the Government services sector – Where theory meets reality
Speakers
avatar for Dara Keogh

Dara Keogh

CEO, GeoDirectory
Talks: GDPR and Blockchain in GovernmentBiography:Five years at the helm of the innovative technology company GeoDirectory has given me the opportunity to develop and improve people, technology, policies and business strategy. GeoDirectory’s address-mapping ‘geocode’ database... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 4:50pm - 5:05pm
Blue Stage

5:00pm

Insights from videos using Computer Vision and Machine Learning
Speakers
avatar for Luca Marchesotti

Luca Marchesotti

Founder, Beautifeye
TALK: Insights from videos using Computer Vision and Machine Learning. ABSTRACT: Videos are one of the richest and most complex data source currently available. Today, they are the preferred data type in many high-value use cases in Consumer Goods, Marketing, Market Research, and... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 5:00pm - 5:20pm
Yellow Stage

5:05pm

Bringing AI to the edge - Mobile search and the A.I. Marketplace
Speakers
avatar for Rozenn Dahyot

Rozenn Dahyot

Associate Professor in Statistics, Trinity College Dublin
Title: The EU projects bringing AI to the edgeDescription:In this talk, Rozenn will introduce two projects she is working on. The first is the FP7 European project GRAISearch on the Use of Graphics Rendering and Artificial Intelligence for Improved Mobile Search Capabilities. The... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 5:05pm - 5:20pm
Blue Stage

5:20pm

Takeaways & Closing Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Cronan McNamara

Cronan McNamara

Founder, Creme Global
Biography:Cronan’s passion is in applying data and predictive models to solve problems to help people to make better decisions. His vision is a world where everyone makes better decisions, based on real data and expert models.Prior to founding Creme Global in 2005, Cronan worked... Read More →


Tuesday October 1, 2019 5:20pm - 5:30pm
Blue Stage

5:30pm

Drinks Reception
Tuesday October 1, 2019 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Experience Area
 
Wednesday, October 2
 

9:00am