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AI Luminaries at XDF!

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Xilinx's 2019 Developer conference is just around the corner and seats are selling out fast, so register now if you haven't done so already. It takes place on October 1-2 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California.

A large amount of AI content is planned, including in technical sessions, demonstrations and hands-on labs.

Additionally, a number of highly respective AI Luminaries will give talks at the event. 

Here are some of the Luminary and Technical sessions. 



Dr. Song Han
Creator of Deep Compression, Assistant Professor
Tuesday | October 1 | 11:15-12:15 PM, PT
Learn about hardware-aware AutoML and neural architecture search for efficient deep learning.



gadihutt.pngGadi Hutt

Senior Director of Business Development
Tuesday | October 1 | 12:45-1:45 PM, PT
Join session on how to develop & deploy accelerated applications at global scale on Amazon EC2 F1 Instances.


sumitgupta.pngSumit Gupta

VP, AI, Machine Learning & HPC, IBM Cognitive Systems
Tuesday | October 1 | 2:15-3:15 PM, PT
Listen to Sumit Gupta talk about the relationship between IBM PowerAI and Xilinx Alveo cards.


amara.pngTarek Amara

Principal Video Specialist & Engineering Manager
Tuesday | October 1 | 2:45-3:15 PM, PT
In this talk, learn how Twitch eSports live streaming leverages the Xilinx platform.


kurtkeutzer.pngKurt Keutzer

Professor at UC Berkeley and founder of Deepscale
Tuesday | October 1 | 5:15-6:15 PM, PT
AI scientists and developers: Don't miss this talk from Professor Keutzer, founder of Deepscale.



Moo-Kyoung Chung

Team leader, Machine Learning Cloud Dev. Team
Wednesday | October 2 | 8:00-9:00 AM, PT
Together with Song Yao, Xilinx Sr. Director of AI Business, Mr. Chung will discuss his experience with the AI optimizer and pruning tools.


jasoncong.pngDr. Jason Cong

Distinguished Chancellor's Professor
Wednesday | October 2 | 9:30-10:30 AM, PT
Attend this talk on Democratizing Customizable Computing.


kenhiraki.pngDr. Kei Hiraki

Inventor, Chainer, and Emeritus Professor at University of Tokyo
Wednesday | October 2 | 12:30-1:30 PM, PT
Learn about the development of a very high-speed, low power computer system for deep learning at Preferred Networks.


chen.pngTianqi Chen

Creator of TVM Stack, XGBoost, and MXNet
Wednesday | October 2 | 3:30-4:30 PM, PT
Connect with industry innovator Tainqi Chen during his discussion on widely adopted machine learning systems.


This is a rare opportunity to learn about the state of the art in AI. We look forward to seeing you there! 

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