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Alumni Led Workshop: Machine Learning In the Cloud

Organized By
Austin Data Science
Jul 18
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Big Data

** This event is now on waitlist ***

The cloud enables applied machine learning at scale for businesses both large and small. At Amazon Web Services, their goal is to provide a platform that puts machine learning into the hands of everyday developers. In this session and hands-on workshop, we will review the three layers of the AWS machine learning stack, from deep-learning frameworks to pre-trained AI services, with an emphasis on Amazon SageMaker. Amazon SageMaker is a fully-managed machine learning service that allows developers and data scientists to quickly build, train, and deploy ML models from their browser.

This talk will cover how Amazon thinks about machine learning and review the offerings and business advantages of using AWS for machine learning in the cloud. We will also provide an opportunity to see the ease of AWS machine learning yourself with a hands-on SageMaker workshop in your AWS account, within the AWS Free-Tier.

Note: Bring a laptop if you'd like to participate in the hands-on portion. Knowledge of Python and Anaconda-installed packages helpful but not required for the hands-on portion.

*** Lecture will begin promptly at 6:45pm ***


6:30pm-6:45pm: Arrival
6:45pm-7:45pm: Lecture
7:45pm-8:45pm: Hands-on workshop
8:45pm-9:00pm: Farewells


Wallace Printz is an alumnus of Galvanize's Data Science Immersion program, and is now a Senior Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services, where he helps guide companies in transforming their business. Prior to attending Galvanize, Wallace spent 16 years in the semiconductor industry, where he led a team of computational research scientists, as well as started his own consulting business in the area of Intellectual Property protection.

Parking & Arrival

Parking is $5 after 5pm at the North Shore garage near the Galvanize entrance on Nueces and 2nd.
Take the elevator up to the 2nd floor and sign in at reception.
Doors open at 6:15.

Entrance to the Galvanize building is on Nueces and the corner of 2nd in downtown Austin.

About our Sponsor

Galvanize is the premiere dynamic learning community for technology. With campuses located in booming technology sectors throughout the country, Galvanize provides a community for each the following:

Education - part-time and full-time training in web development, data science, and data engineering

Workspace - whether you’re a freelancer, startup, or established business, we provide beautiful spaces with a community dedicated to support your company’s growth

Networking - events in the tech industry happen constantly in our campuses, ranging from popular Meetups to multi-day international conferences

To learn more about Galvanize, visit

Location of Event

119 Nueces St
Austin, US-TX, 78701
119 Nueces St
Austin, US-TX, 78701

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