2019 AI & DATA WEEK – EVENTS & PROGRAMS
Mesolitica Data Science Training with Python

Organised by Mesolitica

Conducted by Mesolitica’s reliable and industry level expertise Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Husein Zolkepli, the training workshop will tutor participants on the use of Python for Data Science.

UiPath Meetup

Organised by UiPath

UiPath, the subject matter expert in process automation and analytics, will be facilitating a technology awareness building workshop, which is open to students, customers, prospects, enthusiasts, and more.

Healthcare Big Data Analytic Forum

Organised by the International Medical University

This half-day seminar and forum features distinguished healthcare thought leaders and practitioners who will provide perspectives and insights on the prospects and challenges faced by the Malaysian and global healthcare industry.

Data Science Marketing Summit 2019

Organised by LEAD by Ucan Technologies Sdn Bhd

The Data Science Marketing Summit is a virtual summit that brings together experts from the fields of data science, big data, artificial intelligence and marketing to provide insights into their respective industries.

AI Revolution 2019: AI in Insurance

Organised by AI Malaysia

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to change the insurance industry more in the next 10 years than it has changed in the past 100 years. Rapid advancements in computing power and the exponential growth of Big Data are creating more opportunities for AI innovation by insurance companies.

Machine Learning Bootcamp by Google Developer Group KL

Organised by Google Developer Group KL

This bootcamp is targeted towards both professionals and students, with each class capable of supporting up to 50 participants. Some of the topics that will be covered include Machine Learning 101, TensorFlow and down to use cases build-up.

Hackathon Aplikasi Mudah Alih

Organised by MAMPU

This online hackathon organised by MAMPU aims to increase government mobile applications that leaves behind a lasting impression on the public. The applications developed for this hackathon MUST be a government service system and it MUST be related to any of the business cases highlighted on the website.

Cybersecurity in the Age of Big Data

Organised by iTrain

Cybersecurity in the Age of Big Data will discuss the evolving landscape of opportunities and threats. It will also introduce techies and business stakeholders to the appropriate approach to cybersecurity.

Kuala Lumpur School of AI – Python 101

Organised by Kuala Lumpur School of AI

Open to the general public, this Introduction to Python class is suitable for total beginners with no prior experience in programming. Conducted by the Kuala Lumpur School of AI, this full-day class will provide participants with hands-on experience in coding.

Big Data – Beyond the Hype: Workshop on Making Data Driven Decision

Organised by MDEC and SIDC

Tailored for Capital Market participants, this workshop will teach participants how to make data-driven decisions. By the end of the programme, participants will be able to discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by using big data technology. They’ll also be able to assess their organisation’s readiness in capitalising on the value of big data analytics.

The 1st Digital Agtech Hackathon in Malaysia

Organised by MDEC

Held at ADAX, Bangsar South, the IDEAHACK Media Launch will see Dattel launch IDEAHACK, an open innovation initiative that brings together interdisciplinary experts to find new perspectives, ideas and innovative technology-based solutions that will allow the corporate world to understand consumers better. Held through an online platform from 1 October to 30 November 2019 and open to anyone from around the globe, participants will only need to pitch their idea in a form of a three-minute video and a presentation deck.

IDEAHACK Media Launch

Organised by Dattel Sdn. Bhd.

Held at ADAX, Bangsar South, the IDEAHACK Media Launch will see Dattel launch IDEAHACK, an open innovation initiative that brings together interdisciplinary experts to find new perspectives, ideas and innovative technology-based solutions that will allow the corporate world to understand consumers better. Held through an ONLINE PLATFORM from 1 October to 30 November 2019 and open to anyone from around the globe, participants will only need to pitch their idea in a form of a three-minute video and a presentation deck.

Fail or Scale: Using AI to Predict Outcomes

Organised by MyFinB Sdn. Bhd.

This special presentation will showcase a series of case studies that demonstrates the effectiveness of AI-driven analytics. Those attending will be able to look forward to a session that reveals surprising insights two years before certain events occurred to high profile names such as Hyflux, Sears, Wal-Mart, Starbucks, Netflix and more. Come join us and see first-hand how technology is being used to evaluate financial and non-financial patterns and project forward scenarios to anticipate the management’s likely actions.

APU Data Science Week 2019

Organised by Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

The Asia Pacific Centre of Analytics and APU cordially invites you to our Data Science Week 2019. Scheduled to run from 10 to 13 September, the Data Science Week will play host to experts from fields such as Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, ranging from SMEs, NGOs and startups who have diverse applications and products. The event is open to the public as the event wishes to nurture the community on the growth of ICT inline with the Industrial Revolution 4.0.

Women of Data Science Workshop

Organised by Axiata Group

In a world where date becomes more and more important, having only 18% of today’s data science roles are occupied by females is concerning. The Women of Data Science Workshop is an initiative from Axiata Analytics to encourage more females to venture into the field of data science. This two-day workshop will cover data analysis process & tools, ETL processes, exploratory data analysis, as well as data modelling & communication.

AIBD Regional Workshop On Data Journalism

Organised by the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)

Conducted by members of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), this regional workshop on Data Journalism aims to provide participants with access to knowledge and skills to proliferate their journalistic activities at both mainstream news publishing outlets and social media platforms, using data and digital reporting tools.

UNESCO Open Talk: Access To Information: Leaving No One Behind

Organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation

This three-hour long talk (TED Talks style) is conducted by UNESCO speakers and is targeted towards researchers, journalists and students. Up to 300 participants may attend this talk.

Hackathon Data Terbuka 2019: Innovation for Well-being

Organised by MAMPU

This hackathon aims to facilitate knowledge sharing, promote public service products or digital initiatives, and encourage community involvement in developing innovative products using the Data Terbuka Malaysia portal. Participants will be required to create an application/product that uses the data sets provided in the Data Terbuka Malaysia portal as well as other data sources.

Engineering-Industry Innovation Day 2019

Organised by Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

The 2019 UTM Engineering-Industry Innovation Day is a platform where academicians, researchers and engineers from academia, industry and government are brought together to meet and share on recent research results, new developments, and technology trends in engineering areas.
The event showcases programs that include the latest research and product exhibitions. There will also be research forums and industrial talks that serve as platforms for the exchange of ideas between academics and industry experts. This exciting interdisciplinary engineering event will include competitions like the Industrial Grand Challenge, innovative idea posters and products.

Urbanlytics 2019

Organised by Axiata Group, the Asia School of Business (established in collaboration with MIT Sloan) and Cities 4.0

Urbanlytics is a prestigious datathon, providing participants with challenging real-world business cases from different areas that include, but are not limited to, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning. This weekend-long competition (21 – 22 September) aims to gather people from all over Malaysia to team up and build models based on complex datasets. It is organised to create a buzz in Malaysia and to engage data science communities to establish insights and models that could eventually lead to real world solutions.

Investing in AI: Risks & Opportunities

Organised by MyFinB Sdn Bhd

Do you know how much your investment is worth today – or perhaps in the next three years, had you invested USD100 in AI companies such as IBM, Smart Eye and User Local five years ago? What makes an AI company so valuable that they are able to command very high multiples compared to a traditional company? What are the key success factors that make them so scalable? Find out how you can invest in AI companies that adopt Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML) and Cognitive Analytics (CA) – and how they are disrupting industries. Get the chance to see how you can own an AI company without actually running them. Be part of the disruptors, not the disrupted.

deeplearning.ai Pie & AI: Kuala Lumpur

Organised by deeplearning.ai & AI Malaysia

Welcome to our very first deeplearning.ai Pie & AI meetup in Kuala Lumpur on 14 September 2019! If you wonder what an AI career looks like, what the best learning path is, what courses you should take and what the struggles you should be prepared for, come join us. Pie & AI is a series of meetups that deeplearning.ai runs to bring together the global AI community for conversations with leaders in the world, thought-provoking discussions, networking opportunities with your fellow learners, hands-on projects practice, and pies.

The Most Wanted Technology Talent

Organised by Quandatics Academy

In this workshop, speakers from the Big Data & AI domain will dissect and portrait various critical Big Data & AI roles that are essential for an organisation. The speaker will also discuss these roles in detail, highlighting the skillsets required and the mechanism that can effectively authenticate these talents. These role-based skillset requirements will provide the organisation with a general roadmap as well as a career advancement roadmap to systematically acquire and develop the data talent pool in an aligned manner. This workshop is open to public.

Intro to Deep Learning: Spotlight on Deepfakes

Organised by iTrain

This tech talk will explore Deep Learning and the rise of Deepfakes, a technique for human image creation based on artificial intelligence. The talk will highlight how Deepfakes are used to combine and cover existing images and videos onto source images or videos using the machine learning technique known as generative adversarial network. By understanding how AI is able to fabricate videos that show people doing things they never did, participants will better understand how Deepfakes are a growing problem with wide-ranging implications.

Build On, Malaysia 2019

Organised by Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Held at the Asia Pacific University, Build On, Malaysia 2019 is a hackathon challenge that invites students from Vocational, Polytechnics and Universities across Malaysia to learn, develop and innovate solutions using Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies that is capable of solving various problems raised by the organisers and partners. Apart from the hackathon challenge, the event also hosts an array of activities as well as a job fair.

Alteryx Self-Service Data Analytics Day

Organised by OR Technologies Sdn Bhd

This event is a two-session workshop that focuses on the Alteryx Self-Service Data Analytics Platform. The morning session is dedicated to the Alteryx Fundamentals Fast-track Workshop, giving participants a full overview of the Alteryx product and build their first Alteryx workflow. The afternoon session is dedicated to the Alteryx Advance Fast-track Workshop, providing participants with a hands-on session with the platform.

NASA Space Apps Challenge Kuala Lumpur 2019 Bootcamp

Organised by Unlock Design International Sdn. Bhd.

This two-hour long warmup bootcamp for the upcoming NASA Space Apps Challenge Kuala Lumpur 2019 will see the winner of the NASA Space Apps Challenge Kuala Lumpur 2018 talk about the tips and tricks on winning the challenge. The Unlock Design International team will also be at the event to brief the participants on this year’s challenge, giving everyone a clear picture and allowing them to prepare themselves for the challenge. While the bootcamp is only open to members, the challenge will be open to the public.

Future-Ready Board: Achieve Greater Foresight, Independence and Competencies using AI

Organised by MyFinB Sdn Bhd

Most organisations face an uncertain future that will be shaped by opportunities and emerging threats. With continuous threats arising from digital disruption, board members must ask themselves a fundamental question: “Are we future-ready?”. Find out how the future-ready board can use AI technology to detect the vital signs of disruptive change and how you can act on those signs in order to pursue market opportunities and address emerging risks. This workshop enlightens you on how to be proactive in ensuring that management integrates disruption considerations into strategy-setting, performance management, and decision-making.

Revealing the DNA of Unicorns and 10x Companies using AI

Organised by MyFinB Sdn Bhd

Do you know what are the secret ingredients that makes a company grow 10x within five years? Do you have what it takes to become one? Are you aware there are common strategies and personalities that make a 10x company? Find out how companies like Netflix, Starbucks, Alibaba, Amazon and Tesla became a 10x company which subsequently led them to be a unicorn in their respective industries. Join us in this session as we “un-profile” Unicorns and 10x companies using AI to discover their common key attributes. So dare to dream and take action now. Seize this opportunity to profile your own company and personality against these 10x industry leaders.

The Future of Institutions of Higher Learning: Industry Partnerships, Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Artificial Intelligence and Big Data

Organised by Department for International Trade, British High Commissionn

This event aims to drive collaborations between UK industry players, the Malaysian academia scene, Malaysian HEIs with a strong digital focus and technology companies.

Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning for Accountants

Organised by CGBECA PLT

Machine learning and accounting analytics can help support accountants as data gathering and analysis can help them with decision-making. This two-day workshop will present accountants with the necessary analytical skills and techniques that can complement their knowledge of accounting and management. Some of the subjects include:

  1. Data science for accountants
  2. Data exploration applied in accounting profession
  3. Machine learning in practice for accounts

By using case studies, the workshop will demonstrate how machine learning and predictive analytics can be exploited in the planning and review of business operations. The hands-on approach to problem solving with machine analytics will also allow participants to develop accounting analytics skills.

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