Welcoming Our Robotic Overlords Part II: Now With 100% More Computer Vision

POSTPONED to tentative date of June 11 due to COVID-19 crisis

at Microsoft Garage
725 Granville St. #700

Doors at 5pm
Event starts at 5:45pm
Ticket prices include snacks and refreshments.

Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.

In Sept 2018 we brought you the first part of Welcoming Our Robotic Overlords, with accomplished roboticists from Vancouver’s tech community. For our next Vancouver Hardware Meetup, we are bringing you Part II: Now With 100% More Computer Vision.

In recent years, AI-Acceleration Technologies and Neural Processing Units (NPUs) have been emerging at a rapid pace, with some describing this as the ‘Cambrian Explosion of autonomous machines’. It should be safe to say that Machine Learning and AI are set to occupy and integrate into every corner of our world. So where will these new developments take our robotic overlords?

Will they grow tired of bringing us rolls of toilet paper and revolt when we are at our most vulnerable? Will they continue to learn from their mistakes and evolve their intelligence at speeds that we humans could never keep up?

We are so excited to announce that we have partnered with Microsoft Garage for this event, offering us an incredible opportunity to host our guests at their downtown campus. This meetup will be biggerbetter, and more accessible than ever before.

Join us for a panel discussion about the future of Edge ML/AI, moderated by Oleha Riden of MistyWest. Tickets are on sale now!



Andreas PutzComputer Scientist at MistyWest
Andreas is a Scientific Computing expert with 8 years experience in the fuel cell industry. He is an experienced team lead of geographically-distributed and technically diverse teams. He has deep technical knowledge in mathematical modelling and data analysis.

Oleha RidenPrincipal at MistyWest (Moderator)
Oleha studied Environmental Science at the University of Ottawa and has a decade of experience in corporate, government, and start-up environments. She is an avid cyclist and draws inspiration from the nature of the west coast, driving her passion for technology focused sustainable design. Oleha thrives in a fast paced environment and enjoys enabling and connecting engineers, designers and collaborators. She is responsible for strategic execution of capital projects to develop the capabilities of MistyWest.

More Speakers To Be Announced!

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