Hear from AWS Machine Learning Summit speakers
The event is over, but Amazon Science interviewed each of the six speakers within the Science of Machine Learning track. See what they had to say.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is holding a free virtual Machine Learning Summit on Wednesday, June 2, with the goal of bringing together customers, developers, and the science community to learn about advances in the practice of machine learning (ML). Details are below.
The event will begin with a keynote from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. PDT from Swami Sivasubramanian, AWS vice president of machine learning; Bratin Saha, vice president of AWS Machine Learning Services; and Yoelle Maarek, vice president of research science, Alexa Shopping. Each will focus on how Amazon is applying customer-obsessed science to ML.
The fireside chat will take place from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. PDT. Andrew Ng, founder and CEO of Landing AI, and Sivasubramanian will discuss the future of ML, the skills that are fundamental for the next generation of ML practitioners, and how to bridge the proof-of-concept-to-production gap in ML.
The Summit will include four audience-focused tracks which will run throughout the day. The tracks are:
- Science of Machine Learning;
- Impact of Machine Learning;
- How Machine Learning Is Done; and
- Machine Learning — No Experience Required.
Science track speaker interviews
The Science of Machine Learning track will comprise six sessions, each lasting 30 minutes, as well as a fireside chat on deep learning and language with Amazon distinguished scientists Alex Smola and Bernhard Schölkopf, and Alexa AI senior principal scientist Dilek Hakkani-Tur. Amazon Science interviewed each of the science track session speakers. Below you can learn what each of them plans to speak about.