Speaker

Ethan Jones

Ethan Jones

Data Analyst @ Sheffield Solar

Sheffield, United Kingdom

Ethan is a data analyst at Sheffield Solar, co-founder of The Yorkshire Azure User Group and a Computer Science undergraduate student at The University of Sheffield.

Interested in all things cloud, data science and technology in general, he enjoys sharing his technical knowledge and career journey through speaking at events, meet-ups and at networking opportunities.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology

Topics

  • Azure Data & AI
  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Python
  • Computer Vision on Azure
  • IT Career Motivation

Empowering your local community through regional user groups

In this talk, we'll explore the power of regional tech user groups in empowering local communities. We'll explore how these groups can bring people together to share knowledge, build skills and improve regional capabilities.

Through our own experiences with the Yorkshire Azure User Group, we aim to share our journey building a user group from the ground up.

An introduction to Responsible Computer Vision on Azure

This session will begin with a brief introduction to the different types of computer vision tasks and their real world use-cases i.e. classification, landmark localisation etc. before exploring the plethora of computer vision offerings on Azure. To end the session participants will be introduced to the importance of responsible AI as well as a hand-full of modern techniques for responsibly implementing vision workloads.

The aim of the session is to promote ethical implementation of AI and show that Azure is the true home for Computer Vision workloads in the cloud.

A basic understanding of machine learning would be beneficial however the session aims to build from the ground up!

The session is aimed at folks interested in data science / machine learning.

Session duration: 45 minutes

Ethan Jones

Data Analyst @ Sheffield Solar

Sheffield, United Kingdom