IoT and Machine Learning Experts Gather in Boston for RE•WORK Summits

Boston, MA, April 13, 2016 --( RE•WORK will host its annual East Coast events on Deep Learning and the Internet of Things in Boston on 12 & 13 May.

Over 300 machine learning and IoT enthusiasts and experts will come together to hear keynote presentations, panel discussions, fireside chats and to explore the startup showcase area.

The Deep Learning Summit brings together leaders from industry, academia and startups to explore advances in deep learning methods and techniques, as well as their business applications in areas including finance, manufacturing, healthcare & transportation.

Confirmed speakers and presentations include:

-Keynote presentation from deep learning expert Yoshua Bengio, Full Professor at Université de Montréal
Professor Bengio is also Head of the Machine Learning Laboratory, Co-director of the CIFAR Neural Computation & Adaptive Perception program, and editor of many prestigious machine learning publications.
-Tony Jebara, Director of Machine Learning Research at Netflix, presents Double-cover Inference in Deep Belief Networks
-Nashlie Sephus, CTO at Partpic, will present an Industrial-Strength Pipeline for Recognizing Replacement Parts
-Daniel McDuff, Director of Research at Affectiva, on Turning Everyday Devices into Health Sensors
Daniel’s work has been reported on in The Times, the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BBC News, New Scientist and Forbes magazine. Daniel is also a Research Affiliate at the MIT Media Lab.
-Vivienne Sze, Assistant Professor at MIT, on Building Energy-Efficient Accelerators for Deep Learning
Vivienne’s team have recently designed a new chip, dubbed ‘Eyeriss’, specifically to implement neural networks which has been featured in MIT News, The Register, InformationWeek and The Verge.
-Naveen Rao, CEO & Co-Founder of Nervana Systems, discusses Deep Learning at Scale

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The Connected Home Summit is the fifth installment in RE•WORK’s Internet of Things series, following the Connected City Summit held in London earlier in 2016 and previous IoT Summits in San Francisco, London and Boston as well as dinners and meetups in 2015.

Confirmed speakers and presentations include:

-David Isbitski, Chief Evangelist of Alexa & Echo at Amazon, on Enabling Voice Driven Smart Home Experiences
-Bernt Meerbeek, Senior Scientist at Philips Lighting, will discuss combining intelligent and automated behavior with simple, effective user control, for optimal user experience of a smart lighting system
-Hasier Larrea, CEO of MorphLab, on The Use of Robotics to Double the Size of Your House
Hasier’s work on the CityHome and CityOffice has been featured in The New York Times, Time, Fast Company, Wired, and TechCrunch
-Blade Kotelly, VP Design at Jibo, on Personal Robotics and User Experience in the Smart Home
Blade Kotelly wrote the book on speech-recognition interface design (Addison Wesley, 2003) and The Art and Business of Speech Recognition: Creating the Noble Voice
-Sean Lorenz, Founder & CEO of Senter, looks at the "Actually Smart Smart Home"
Dr. Lorenz was recently the Director of IoT Market Strategy for LogMeIn’s IoT platform as well as cofounder of the TechStars robotics startup Neurala.
-Chris Jones, VP of Technology at iRobot, will explore Robots and the Future of Smart Home Innovation

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Why Attend
The Summits are a unique opportunity to meet and interact with CTOs, founders, data scientists, engineers, designers and industry experts leading the connected home and deep learning revolutions. Learn from and connect with over 300 innovators sharing best practices and insights to advance these emerging fields.

Confirmed attendees are travelling from Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, Canada, France, Ireland, Latvia, Korea, Spain, India, UK and include Hyundai, Comcast, E•ON, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, iRobot, SAS, BAE Systems, Accenture, Capital One, FrontLine Ventures, LogMeIn, NexStar Partners, Verint Systems, as well as leading academic institutes, such as Harvard, MIT, and exciting startups.

Tickets & Registration
Discounted passes are currently available for the Connected Home Summit until 15 April for IoT Day 2016 - enter the discount code IOTDAY16 for 25% off tickets. For further information and to register for either event, go to:

Startups, Students, Academics and Groups can receive further discounts - email for more information.

RE•WORK is an all-female run events organising company that brings together breakthrough technology, cutting-edge science and entrepreneurship shaping the future of business and society. At each event, we showcase the opportunities of exponentially accelerating technologies to positively disrupt industry and society.

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