NLP Bootcamp

November 16, 2020

10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

This session gives an introduction to three main themes in NLP - sequence classification, sequence generation, and sequence to sequence modelling.


This workshop will equip you with machine learning techniques to build end-to-end NLP systems:

  • Word processing and embedding methods

  • Classical language models

  • Cutting-edge deep language models

  • Hands-on projects to introduce latest deep learning libraries in python

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Meet The Trainers


Dr. Ashton Sharabiani

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Ashton Sharabiani is data science manager in the forensic practice at Deloitte. He has a variety of cross-industry experience in applying Machine Learning techniques to solve business problems. Ashton’s interests are within the areas of Predictive Modeling, Deep Learning, Time Series Forecasting, and Natural Language Processing (NLP) along with the application of Big Data Analytics technologies such as Hadoop and Spark. He has more than 10 years of experience in delivering analytics-based solutions focusing both in innovation and operational excellence by working in cross-functional teams and communicating complex technical concepts to the general audience.

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Alireza Rezazadeh

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Alireza is a Ph.D. student at the University of Minnesota. His research is broadly on visual perception for robotic manipulation, with a focus on deep learning. Prior to that, he was a research fellow at the Foundation of Data Science Institute at the University of Illinois where he worked on developing data augmentation techniques in natural language processing.

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GIS Masterclass

November 16, 2020

03:30 PM to 05:30 PM

This session dives into the basics of geo-spatial data and accessible operations to handle the data.   We also explore the realm of satellite data and how to monitor and analyze it with optical remote sensing procedures.

  • Vector and raster data overview

  • Coordinate Reference systems

  • 101Basic GIS processing tools and operations

  • Earth Observation Satellites

  • Parameters for finding satellite data

  • Optical satellite data analytics

  • Hands-on exercises

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Earth and Space

Meet The Trainers


Elke Sauter


Elke is a Geographic Information Specialist and Open Innovation Manager at Space4Good. She is passionate about geodata and satellite technologies in support of the environment. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master’s in Geographic Information Management and Applications (GIMA) in The Netherlands. She has worked in engineering consulting companies providing a blend between technical work and innovation management.


Federico Franciamore


Federico holds a Masters's degree from Wageningen University in Geographic Information Science (MGI). He is enthusiastic about the convergence between AI and satellite data and is always ready to embark on innovative journeys, working with space data for impact on the Earth.

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