SSERVI Director’s Seminar: Allison Lowndes, NVIDIA
TITLE: Fueling the Artificial Intelligence Revolution with Gaming
PRESENTER: Allison Lowndes, NVIDIA
Artificial Intelligence is impacting all areas of society. AI won’t be an industry, it will be part of every industry & NVIDIA invests both in internal research and platform development to enable its diverse customer base, across gaming, VR, AI, robotics, graphics, rendering, visualisation, HPC, healthcare & more. This talk will introduce the hardware and software & state-of-the-art developments across academia, enterprise and startups, demoing, for example, the combination of robotics with VR and AI in an end-to-end simulator to train intelligent machines.
Artificial Intelligence DevRel | EMEA @AlisonBLowndes
Joining in 2015, Alison spent her first 18 months with NVIDIA as a Deep Learning Solutions Architect and is now responsible for NVIDIA’s Artificial Intelligence Developer Relations across the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa). She is a mature graduate in Artificial Intelligence combining technical and theoretical computer science with a physics background & over 25 years of experience in international project management, entrepreneurial activities and the internet. She consults on a wide range of AI applications, including planetary defence with NASA, ESA & the SETI Institute and works closely with the community of AI & Machine Learning researchers around the world, remaining knowledgeable in state of the art across all areas.