Wednesday, 17 February 2016

The First Gathering Of Artificial Intelligence Mumbai

We had our inaugural event on 17th of February, 2016. It was a successful kick off meeting between initial members of AIM. The purpose was to introduce and collectively share ideas and aspirations in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

The event was graced by researchers from Mumbai University, faculties from Patkar College and Sanghvi college, students doing projects in AI, experts from industry and AI start-ups.  It is a rare opportunity where people from various backgrounds and expertise in AI came together. We talked about how to take this community forward and make it a success. AIM is fortunate to bring such experts together, and wish to continue the momentum going by keeping such events regularly. 

The objectives of the gathering were

  • To meet AI experts and enthusiasts
  • To generate ideas on how we can make AIM helpful for AI fraternity
  • How we can encourage students to take AI as a career option
The gathering was successful in achieving all of the above objectives with accord of everyone sitting in the inaugural. 

The acknowledgement of gathering was following ideas which were generated:
  • Regular talks to be given by AI Researchers in colleges
  • Regular workshops in AI
  • Intern ship offers by industries for students interested in AI
  • Spread awareness of AI in Mumbai
  • Organize competitions in AI
  • Publish online journals
  • Paper competitions for students to be organized by AIM
  • Building a curriculum in AI which will cater to industry needs
  • Regular content on AIM that will keep it running
  • Courses to be run by researchers in Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, etc.

We hope to continue this synergy. Help us grow this community by participating and sharing your expertise.
We thank Computer Society of India, Mumbai Chapter for the venue and refreshments.

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You can find some snaps posted below from our inaugural event..