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Deep Learning Workshop

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In this hands-on webinar, Dr. Danny Silver and Dr. Andy McIntyre of the Acadia Institute for Data Analytics will share a high-level overview of the key elements of neural networks and deep learning, and recent advances that allow deep networks to solve challenging problems. Participants will engage in hands-on learning and building their own deep models using prepared software (Keras and Tensorflow). Programming or coding experience is not a requirement for participants, as all code needed will be provided, however some programming experience will help! For this workshop, you will need a laptop or desktop with the latest version of the Chrome browser, and a Google account for using Google Drive. Anyone who is interested in this session must register by November 23rd and complete a short study prior to the workshop (which will be sent to you). About the Presenters Dr. Andy McIntyre, Associate Director & Data Scientist Andy completed a Bachelor of Science degree at Mount Allison University in 2000. Andy continued his academic pursuits at Dalhousie University, enrolling in the Masters of Computer Science Program and later graduating with a Ph.D. in the field in 2007. Andy’s focus has mainly been machine learning with specific interest in […]

Fintech Bridge – Ireland and Canada

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With special thanks to the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and the support of the Embassy of Canada to Ireland, Fintech Ireland is delighted to host another excellent Fintech Bridge Event, this time with Canada. Following hot on the heels of the Release of the famous Fintech Ireland maps on Thursday 18th November 2021, we get to take a deeper look at fintech in Canada and Ireland and the opportunity for the industry in each other's country. Did you know that Canada's GDP at USD $1.65tn is almost four times that of Ireland at $420bn. Canada provides Irish fintech, regtech and finserv with an excellent opportunity to scale their businesses in North America, while Ireland provides these Canadian businesses with an European beachhead to access both a local population of 5mn and 27 EU Member States. Did you know that: there are more that 350+ fintechs operating from Ireland locally and scaling internationally. more than 100 Irish tech start-ups together raised a record €932m in the first half of 2021 from venture capital, debt finance, grants and crowdfunding. Canadian FinTech sector is poised to grow further in 2021 following $700m of investments in Q1 2021, led by deals in Toronto. Companies […]

Thinking Outside the Webinar: Using short form video to build your brand and entertain your audience

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Power Lunch is back, and going virtual! You’re invited to join us as we serve up our Power Lunch featuring workshops from selected members to deliver expertise you can use to grow your business. Our Power Lunch leaders will walk you through information on a range of business topics, offer key takeaways, and answer your questions. Power Lunch will be held once monthly from October 2021 through March 2022, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m, delivered virtually. As this year’s sessions are free for participants, we ask that you keep your registration to no more than two sessions, to allow for a larger diversity of attendees. About this Webinar We will bust the myth that short form videos are for teens who dance and prove they can be used for professional business purposes. In this session you will: Identify how short form video fits into the content ecosystem Determine if your business is an appropriate candidate for short-form video Discuss various video platforms Learn how to recycle content across platforms Adapt content into short-form videos

Global Speaker Series: Bring About What You Think About with Eddie LeMoine

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Surprisingly, top performers do not necessarily work more hours or have more product knowledge. However, they do have a set of common characteristics that allow them to create the habits needed to achieve their goals. In this powerful keynote presentation, Eddie LeMoine shares insights gained from his research on this topic. He explores the principles from his bestselling book, "Bring About What You Think About." He reveals a straightforward approach to increasing your personal and professional success. Eddie loves what he does and welcomes the opportunity to share his insights and enthusiasm with you. His concepts resonate across different cultures, age groups and occupations. Participants come away inspired and motivated to make lasting changes in their lives. This presentation is packed with valuable ideas interwoven with inspiring anecdotes and accented with humour and emotion. Eddie's practical approach provides you with techniques you can use immediately in your work and personal life. You will discover how to: Become happier at work and home. Improve business and personal relationships. Create more of what you would like to have and less of what you would not Remove the disempowering beliefs that hinder success. Employ the power of emotions on relationships, success, health and […]