The Global AI Bootcamp in Mechelen, Belgium is a free event on 14 December 2019 from 09:00 - 17:00.

About the event

The Global AI bootcamp is a free one-day event organized by local communities all over the world that are passionate about Artificial Intelligence on the Microsoft stack.

The next event takes place on the 14th of December 2019 on venues all over the world centrally organized by our HQ in the Netherlands, supported by Microsoft. The event is the perfect balance between quality content, awesome lectures, getting your hands dirty and learn & share with other community members.


9:45 - Welcome

10:15 - Working with media bots in Microsoft Teams (60 min) (Rick Van Rousselt, Advantive)

With the latest Teams as addition to the Microsoft Collaboration sphere it has become easier to work with bots. We already know that bot's are the way to go. But chatbots are not enough. Let's explore the endless possibilies of Media bots. Bots that can call people, do screen sharing, take meeting notes and so much more. In this demo packed session Rick will show you how you can spend your entire day on the phone without ever talking to real people

11:15 - Coffee Break

11:30 - Three ways to build models in Azure ML (60 min) (Aniek Sies, U2U)

From the basic models made by the citizen data scientist up to the complex deep learning done by Python expert: Everybody today wants to do machine learning. Are you searching for a tool that can keep this wide variety of machine learning audiences happy? Search no more, because Azure Machine Learning Services can target this wide range of needs. In this session you will see 3 ways to create models using this service: a graphical tool for those who love drag and drop, automated ML for those who love the auto-pilot, and the full-blown Python stack for those who love to program!

12:30 Lunch

13:15 - How to leverage on unstructured data with AI and machine learning? (60 min) (Kevin Anandout, Expertime)

I’m 2025, 80% of the total data in the enterprises will be unstructured. Unstructured data means that employees can’t leverage these data which is unthinkable in a world where competitiveness and responsiveness are required from enterprises. Thankfully, progress in AI and machine learning can overcome this challenge: auto tagging

2:15 - Coffee Break

2:30 - Introduction to Bot Framework Composer (90 min) (Sammy Deprez, Arinti)

At Ignite Microsoft announced a visual tool to easily build tools that contain language generation, QnA with a low code experience. In this session you will build your own chatbot that makes use of different services.


Stationsstraat 55
2880 Mechelen

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