I hope you had a lovely Easter holiday.Just a quick reminder that our next London Chapter meeting is scheduled for the Tuesday 10th April 6pm to 9:30pm.

We have the best lineup of speakers with Dr Janet Bastiman and Aric Whitewood, so it promises to be a fantastic evening. Plus Andy will talk about a new framework he his designing to help measure the progress of AI.

For more information and to Reserve your Ticket please visit  http://chapters.neurons.ai/uk/london/
Tickets will need to be shown at the door.

at Henry’s Den Finch’s Bar
12A Finsbury Square London EC2A 1AN

Agenda
18:00 – 19:00 – Drinks and Networking
19:00 – 19:10 – Welcome and Intro by Andy
19:10 – 19:40 – Guest Speaker #1 – Dr Janet Bastiman
19:40 – 20:10 – Guest Speaker #2 – Aric Whitewood
20:10 – 20:30 – Dr Andy Pardoe “The Continuum of Intelligence”
20:30 – 20:45 – Open Mic
20:45 – 21:30 – More Networking, Drinks and Discussions

Speaker Profiles – 

Dr Janet Bastiman is Chief Science Officer at Storystream where she heads up the AI division. She has extensive experience in leading teams and building AI systems. With over 10 years experience at C-level, she has taken abstract concepts to innovative scalable products at multiple companies. A STEM polymath, Janet brings multidisciplinary ideas to the departments she leads, forming cutting edge research teams with an eye on delivery that is rarely seen. She has a bachelors and masters degree in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry from Oxford, and her PhD was in the field of Computational Neuroscience. Janet is a co-founder of the Tech Women London Meetup group and regularly speaks and writes on various technical subjects. She blogs on maths and technology at http://janjanjan.uk.

Aric Whitewood is the founding partner of WilmotML which combines machine learning and AI techniques with an established macro and risk appetite framework, in order to provide advisory services and to create new investment products. Previously Aric and I worked together at Credit Suisse, where Aric was the Head of Data Science for Client Analytics based in Switzerland.