AI and Machine Learning Half-Day Hackathon (18 Oct 2017, Johannesburg)

Join us for the 2017 AI and Machine Learning Introductory Hackathon!

The purpose of this event is to learn about AI and machine learning concepts and techniques. In this session, attendees will be exposed to the theories, use cases, and get to learn more about practical implementations of the techniques to get started in the field.

Prerequisites: A laptop is required, please bring yours along. Some knowledge of programming and working with datasets is beneficial but not required. We will be looking at some simple Python programming examples, and some drag and drop tools that make machine learning concepts easy to work with. 

When? 18 October 2017, 13h00 to 18h00
Where? Entelect Training Centre, Melrose Arch
How Much? SAMRA Members: R500 ex VAT, Non-members R1000 ex VAT

About the Facilitator: Rishal Hurbans is currently fulfilling the role of a solutions architect at Entelect. He is involved in designing and developing solutions for various national and international blue chip clients whilst actively growing thought​ leadership capabilities within the company and tech community. He has a passion for software engineering, digital architecture, mobile development, design thinking methodologies, and artificial intelligence. Rishal founded Prolific Idea in 2015 where innovation is cultivated through research and technology. Prolific Idea has released a collaborative productivity platform, Hivemind. Rishal has a keen interest in community involvement and development. He runs the Artificial Intelligence South Africa (AI ZA) monthly hackathons and is an active speaker at user groups and conferences.  

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