Exploring Technical Careers and College, Programming, Engineering Design, Creative Robotics, and all Hands-On STEM Education Strategies
Virginia Tech's DC Metro Area Thinkabit Lab STEM Education and Workforce Development Programs is the longest-serving collaborator in the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab network. The mission of our Thinkabit Lab is to serve Washington, D.C. area students, teachers, administrators, parents, and collaborators in technical career exploration and the hands-on electronic and programming foundations of IOT and Smart Cities, AI and robotics automation, sensors, actuators, and data collection and analysis.
In doing so, we are preparing our future STEM workforce and our increasingly diverse, technology-driven community for jobs that may not yet exist. The VT-DC STEM Labs team will work with like-minded teams, organizations and individuals interested in promoting curiosity, innovation, creativity, and students’ self-actualization and self-determination.
Monday, November 6, 2017
John Kaufhold at NVTC Titan's Breakfast
Deep Learning: Promise and Pitfalls - John Kaufhold to speak at Northern Virginia Technology TITANS Event
November 2, 2017
Hear how deep learning is taking AI to the next level on Jan. 31, 2018.
Join NVTC, In-Q-Tel and your technology business colleagues on January 31, 2018 for a Titans event on the promises and pitfalls of deep learning, featuring Melvin Greer, chief data officer at Intel, and John Kaufhold, CEO of Deep Learning Analytics.Panelists will discuss how deep learning is harnessing massive datasets and advances in computing hardware and algorithms to solve today's complicated challenges in defense, healthcare, infrastructure, the environment, and more.
Some of the cutting-edge innovations being powered by deep learning today include autonomous vehicles, precision medicine, and facial and speech recognition. The discussion will be moderated by Ravi Pappu, Chief Architect of In-Q-Tel.