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March AI Happy Hour @ Generator

  • The Generator 12 Madden Street Auckland, Auckland, 1010 New Zealand (map)

Join us for this months AI Happy Hour at the Generator @GRIDAKL

We're building up to this years major AI conference; AI-DAY on March 28th. One lucky attendee will win a ticket to AI-DAY conference (worth $595) and we'll be promoting the day two workshop program as well.

Tickets are $25pp and include a complimentary drink, nibbles and the chance to WIN a Free ticket to AI-DAY on March 28th.

Speaking tonight will be:

  • Host - Justin Flitter - AI New Zealand
  • Keynote - Habib Baluwala on Explainable AI
  • Guest Speakers
    • Jonnie Cain - Te Reo language learning chatbot
    • Tony Patrick and Ritesh Bisoi from Ipiphany - Customer Feedback Analytics Platform

This month we're proud to present:

Explainable AI - Habib Baluwala - Data Scientist at Soltius NZ Limited

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere. From scoring your credit score to recommending movies for your NetFlix, from detecting fraudulent transactions on your debit card to diagnosing diseases. AI is swiftly replacing humans in many critical decision-making functions. However, AI currently has one weakness which can lead to its downfall. “A lack of Explanation.” 

Humans can explain their decisions but AI systems cannot. This lack of explanation prevents the imposition of accountability on AI for their decisions. With EU in the process of implementing “Right to Explanation” legislation,  “Explainable AI” has become a legal necessity. 

This talk will focus on why we need Explainable AI, implications of “Right to Explanation” and the current status of “Explainable AI.” 

Habib Baluwala is a Data Scientist at Soltius NZ limited. He received an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Engineering Science from University of Oxford (U.K.). Habib is on a mission to introduce NZ businesses to the world of AI and help them become data-driven organizations. With more than 7+ years of experience in AI and Data Science, Habib specializes in NLP, image processing, deep learning and reinforcement learning.

About AIHappyHour Events

These monthly events are designed to connect and inform the business community about Artificial Intelligence like chatbots, machine learning, natural language generation and automation. 

The goal is to help marketers, product managers, business leaders, and other professional services understand what AI is, how to identify business opportunities to build AI technology, connect with suppliers and build internal capability. 

It's also the perfect opportunity to showcase local companies building world class technology using Artificial Intelligence, helping everyone see the potential.

Each month the event is hosted by a different organisation working with Artificial Intelligence. Tickets cost around $20-$35 per person. 

Earlier Event: February 15
SOLD OUT | February AI Happy Hour @ IBM
Later Event: March 28 | NZ's #AI Event