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Explore the transformation of businesses through GenAI, learn from experts and uncover how to leverage these technologies [In person & Virtual]

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Join AWS Startup team on August 4, 2023, for an insightful event focused on the transformation of businesses through Generative AI. This event offers a unique opportunity to learn from AI industry experts, hear from startups leveraging real world use cases and see how AWS can support the journey.

**Event will be both in person [Jakarta, Indonesia] and streamed virtual. Physical address provided after approval for in person attendance.

Start time is 9am [UTC +7 Jakarta]

All applicants will also be sent virtual instructions via email before the event.

Planned Schedule

8:30-9:00 AM: Arrival and Coffee/Tea/Pastries

9:00-9:10 AM: Opening Remarks by Ian Holtz (AWS)

9:10-9:30 AM: Scott Trowbridge (VP of BD, StabilityAI)

Headquartered in London with developers distributed across the globe, Stability AI was founded to build the foundation to activate humanity's potential through artificial intelligence (AI). As the leader in multimodal, open-source AI model development and deployment, Stability AI collaborates with public and private sector partners to bring this next generation infrastructure to a global audience. 

Learn more: Stability AI Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider to Build Artificial Intelligence for the Future  

9:35-9:55 AM: Arif Khan (CEO, Alethea AI)

Arif Khan, the CEO and Founder of Alethea AI, leads a research and development studio pioneering the convergence of two revolutionary technologies: Generative AI and Blockchain. Alethea AI's mission is to empower decentralized ownership and democratic governance of AI by harnessing the potential of these transformative technologies.

With deep expertise at the intersection of Blockchain and AI, Arif Khan is recognized as a trusted authority in the field. He is frequently sought after to share his insights and experiences as a speaker at prestigious global events, including The World Economic Forum and the World Web Forum. His groundbreaking work has earned recognition from esteemed publications such as Bloomberg, Forbes, Fast Company, and The New York Times.

Alethea's vision and credibility are further amplified by the support of Tier-1 Investors like, Gemini, Binance, Dapper Labs, Multicoin, BITKRAFT, Galaxy Interactive, and others.

Learn more: Bringing Ownership to Generative AI 

10:00-10:20 AM: Andy Gozali (Country Head, Revcomm)

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan; with offices across the US, Indonesia and The Philippines, RevComm's mission is reinventing communication and creating a society where people think of others, we provide top-notch Deep-tech AI-powered, cloud-based IP phone that analyzes & visualizes calls which will help companies and their team to focus on continuous self-improvement and efficiency while realizing self-coaching.

In 2023, RevComm was listed as one of the Top 50 AI companies by Forbes, Sequioa Capital and Meritech Capital and being the only such company from Asia. As of date, RevComm has exceeded 50,000 users.

Learn More: RevComm is the only company from Asia that has been selected as one of Forbes's Top 50 AI Companies

10:25-10:45 AM: Nvidia (Ettikan Karuppiah, Director Developers Ecosystem)

As Director/Technologist at Nvidia, Asia Pacific South Region, Ettikan Karuppiah focuses in translation R&D to accelerate DL/ML/GPU adaptation for Nvidia customers/partners/collaborators translational R&D and software solutioning for production use. He has direct experience and passionate in accelerated computing/software research/deep learning, design and development activities covering end-to-end needs.

NVIDIA is a leading company in the computer graphics and artificial intelligence industries. They are known for their graphics processing units (GPUs), which are used in a wide range of applications, from gaming to scientific computing. NVIDIA's GPUs are especially popular among gamers due to their high performance and advanced features.

In recent years, NVIDIA has also made significant contributions to the field of artificial intelligence. Their GPUs are widely used in deep learning applications, which require massive computational power to train and deploy complex neural networks. NVIDIA has developed specialized hardware and software platforms, such as the NVIDIA Deep Learning SDK and the NVIDIA Tesla architecture, to support the growing demand for AI computing.

10:50-11:10 AM: Julien Simon (Chief Evangelist, HuggingFace)

Huggingface specializes in natural language processing and deep learning technologies. They are known for developing the Transformers library, which has become a popular tool for training and deploying state-of-the-art models for various NLP tasks. The Transformers library provides a wide range of pre-trained models that can be fine-tuned for specific downstream applications. It supports a variety of architectures, including BERT, GPT, and RoBERTa, allowing users to choose the model that best fits their needs.

Huggingface also offers the Huggingface Hub, a platform where users can share and download pre-trained models, as well as collaborate on projects. This makes it easier for researchers and developers to accessand leverage the power of pre-trained models, saving time and resources in their NLP projects.

11:15-11:35 PM: Matt Kesby (CTO, GoTeam)

Matt Kesby is the Founder GoTeam. GoTeam is a Results Enablement company supplying full time outsourced team members and AI powered toolsets that give their clients the ultimate competitive advantage. GoTeam’s purpose is to Help Businesses to Scale and People to Exceed.

GoTeam employs over 1,000 people, and currently developing 8 AI Powered applications on AWS. Learn More

11:40-12:30 PM: Friday Prayer Break

12:30-1:00 PM: Lunch

1:10-1:30 PM: Nadav Magnezi (Cloud Alliance Manager, A121)

AI21 Labs is building state of the art language models with a laser focus on understanding meaning. And to do this, they are simultaneously introducing scientific innovations and tackling frontier software engineering challenges posed by models of this size and sophistication. AI21 Labs was founded by AI pioneers and technology veterans in 2017, including Prof. Yoav Shoham (Professor Emeritus at Stanford), Ori Goshen (Founder of CrowdX), and chairman, Prof. Amnon Shashua (Founder, Mobileye).

Learn more: AI21 Labs partners with Amazon to offer top-performing, easily accessible foundation models

1:40-2:00 PM: Alex Honchar (AI Director, NeuronLabs)

Alex is an accomplished AI Engineering Director and Founding Partner at Neurons Lab, with over a decade of experience in building science-driven, disruptive products. He spearheads the acceleration of AI R&D for deep tech innovators, facilitating the construction of groundbreaking products. 

Get ready for an intriguing peek into the future of AI R&D, the secrets behind building tech-intensive products, and lessons drawn from a robust career in science and technology.

2:10-2:30 PM: Girish DIlip Patil (Head of Tech, ASEAN AWS)

Girish leads initiatives to prepare AWS for newer technologies and changes in the industry landscape. He loves to stay on top of technological advancements and to figure out how they can enable new business models. He leads a team of brilliant AWS architects who work with Super Apps, Decacorns and Unicorns in the region.

He has worked with many high scale start-ups in ASEAN and India, who went on to become Super Apps, Decacorns and Unicorns over last 7+ years – from Founders, CTOs and Chief Product Officers, Engineering Directors, Chief Architects and many highly successful companies in this corner of the world.

2:30 PM Onwards: Open Networking