OpenPOWER Big Data and AI Workshop

Postponed event
Where: Velzy Commons Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville
Begins: Apr. 07, 2020 at 9:30 am
Ends: Feb. 06, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Due to safety and health concerns around COVID-19, this event has been postponed as a precautionary measure. We are working to refund all registrants.

OpenPOWER Big Data and AI Workshop presented by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering kicks off at 9 a.m. with an opening keynote speaker. Throughout the day, you will hear about IBM and OpenPOWER partnerships, cutting edge research on big data, AI, and HPC including student research, outreach, academic and industry research, and other initiatives. There will be a networking session, followed by an optional hands-on session with POWER-AI technologies.



9:30–10 a.m. Keynote
10–11 a.m. Introduction to Power9 and OpenPOWER features
11–11:45 a.m. Watson Machine Learning Accelerator features
11:45 a.m.–noon Break
Noon–12:45 p.m. Xilinx U50 and Edge Compute
12:45–1:45 p.m. Lunch break with student demonstrations and presentations
1:45–2:30 p.m. Accelerating HPC, big data, and deep learning in datacentres using OpenPOWER systems
2:30–4 p.m. IBM AI solutions on power – key features and guided exercises
4–4:30 p.m. Q&A and way forward

To request disability accommodations, contact 608.342.1401 or email