January 11, 2024

South Sound Tech Conference explores world of AI and ML

The 23rd annual South Sound Technology Conference on March 8 will bring together professionals, industry experts, faculty and students and spotlight two of the hottest technology trends that are transforming industries: artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

The day-long gathering on the University of Washington Tacoma campus is hosted by the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County and UW Tacoma School of Engineering & Technology.

Shaping the future

“Conference goers are in for an insightful journey,” EDB Vice President for Business Development Tamsin Bell said. “This year’s event will delve into the realms of these game-changing technologies, from the theoretical foundations of ML to pragmatic applications of AI.”

Attendees can expect to learn about:

  • Real-world applications that illustrate how ML and AI are addressing challenges across various industries. Discussions will encompass the intricacies of incorporating ML and AI into established systems and processes, with a focus on sectors like health care and security.
  • Ethical considerations around bias, fairness and transparency, with an emphasis on the responsible and conscientious use of ML and AI technologies.
  • Future directions, including emerging trends and novel areas of research that are poised to significantly impact our lives in the years ahead.

For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, contact:

  • Tamsin Bell at [email protected]
  • Andrew Fry, UW Tacoma School of Engineering & Technology Director of Industry Partnerships and Lecturer, at [email protected]
  • Alice Dixson, Administrative Assistant, UW Tacoma School of Engineering & Technology, at [email protected]

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