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Deep Learning: Now and Future of Robotics (Joint Seminar with NVidia)

Continuing clustering Russian deep learning community, Skoltech, Skolkovo and NVIDIA run joint workshop on this exciting topic — deep learning for robotics and video analysis.


Preliminary agenda for our workshop:

16:00-16:15 Welcome

16:15-16:30 Keynote address from Skoltech and Skolkovo — Maxim Fedorov, Albert Yefimov

16:30-17:10 Keynote address from Serge Palaric, VP Embedded and Robotics at NVIDIA.

Short Bio:

Serge Palaric joined NVIDIA in 2004 after 20 years working at different OEMs as Dell, Packard Bell and NEC on mobile devices at European level. Focused on system design wins at key global accounts. He is in charge of embedded business at NVIDIA covering Europe with a focus on IVA and Autonomous machines where Computer Vision and Deep Learning are key leading technologies.

17:10-17:40 Lecture “Beyond Convolutional Networks: A Non-Convolutional Deep Architecture for 3D Data Recognition” from Prof. Victor  Lempitsky, Skoltech

17:40-18:10 Lecture “Bridging the gap between 2D and 3D with Deep Learning” from Prof. Eugeny Burnaev, Skoltech

18:10-18:30 Short Break

18:30-19:15 Roundtable discussion with distingushed guests. Moderator – Albert Yefimov 

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