Hands-on Tutorials

We have a fantastic lineup of hands-on tutorials to be held in conjunction with KDD 2019. Check back as we get closer to the conference for more detailed program information.

  • Put Deep Learning to Work: A Practical Introduction using Amazon Web Services

    Presenters:

    Wenming Ye (Amazon Web Services) & Miro Enev (Amazon Web Services)


    Timeslot: Tue, August 06, 2019 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Democratizing & Accelerating AI through Automated Machine Learning

    Presenters:

    Parashar Shah (Microsoft) & Krishna Anumalasetty (Microsoft)


    Timeslot: Tue, August 06, 2019 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Concept to Code: Deep Neural Conversational System

    Presenters:

    Omprakash Sonie (Flipkart) & Abir Chakraborty (Flipkart)


    Timeslot: Tue, August 06, 2019 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Cloud-Based Data Science at the Speed of Thought Using RAPIDS - the Open GPU Data Science Ecosystem

    Presenters:

    Brad Rees, PhD (NVidia), Bartley Richardson, PhD (NVidia), Tom Drabas, PhD (Microsoft), Keith Kraus (NVidia), Corey Nolet (NVidia), & Juan-Arturo Herrera, PhD (Microsoft)


    Timeslot: Tue, August 06, 2019 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

  • Introduction to computer vision and realtime deep learning-based object detection

    Presenters:

    Dr. James G. Shanahan (Church and Duncan Group, University of California, Berkeley) & Liang Dai (Facebook, University of California Santa Cruz)


    Timeslot: Tue, August 06, 2019 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

  • Declarative Text Understanding with SystemT

    Presenters:

    Huaiyu Zhu (IBM Research Almadean), Yunyao Li (IBM Research – Almaden), Laura Chiticariu (IBM), Marina Danilevsky (IBM Research – Almaden), Sanjana Sahayaraj (IBM Research – Almaden), & Teruki Tauchi (IBM)


    Timeslot: Tue, August 06, 2019 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

  • Deep Learning for NLP with TensorFlow

    Presenters:

    Cesar Ilharco Magalhaes (Google), Gabriel Ilharco Magalhaes (Google), & Jason Baldridge (Google)


    Timeslot: Wed, August 07, 2019 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Deep Learning at Scale on Databricks

    Presenters:

    Amir Issaei (Databricks) & Brooke Wenig (Databricks)


    Timeslot: Wed, August 07, 2019 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:30pm

  • Deep learning for time series forecasting

    Presenters:

    Yijing Chen (Microsoft), Dmitry Pechyoni (Microsoft), Angus Taylor (Microsoft), & Vanja Pauni (Microsoft)


    Timeslot: Wed, August 07, 2019 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Building and Productionizing Machine Learning With Kubernetes: A Tutorial For Data Scientists

    Presenters:

    Hamel Husain (Github), Michał Jastrzębski (Github), Rowan Wing (Github), & Clair Julia Sullivan (Github)


    Timeslot: Wed, August 07, 2019 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

  • Building production-ready recommendation systems at scale

    Presenters:

    Le Zhang (Microsoft), Tao Wu (Microsoft), Xing Xie (Microsoft), Andreas Argyriou (Microsoft), Miguel Fierro (Microsoft), & Jianxun Lian (Microsoft Research Asia)


    Timeslot: Thu, August 08, 2019 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Learning Graph Neural Networks with Deep Graph Library

    Presenters:

    Minjie Wang (NYU), Lingfan Yu (NYU), Da Zheng (AWS), & Nick Choma (NYU)


    Timeslot: Wed, August 07, 2019 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

  • From Shallow to Deep Language Representations: Pre-training, Fine-tuning, and Beyond

    Presenters:

    Zhang, Aston (Amazon AI), Zha, Sheng (Amazon AI), Lin, Haibin (Amazon AI), Smola, Alexander (Amazon AI), Li, Mu (Amazon AI), & Wang, Chenguang (Amazon AI)


    Timeslot: Thu, August 08, 2019 - 9:30am - 12:30 pm | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • From Graph to Knowledge Graph: Mining Large-scale Heterogeneous Networks Using Spark

    Presenters:

    Zhihong Shen (Microsoft Research) & Iris Shen (Microsoft Research)


    Timeslot: Thu, August 08, 2019 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Efficient Data Collection via Crowdsourcing: Aggregation, Incremental Relabelling, and Pricing

    Presenters:

    Alexey Drutsa (Yandex), Valentina Fedorova (Yandex), Evfrosiniya Zerminova (Yandex), & Olga Megorskaya (Yandex)


    Timeslot: Thu, August 08, 2019 - 9:30 am-12:30 pm

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