UCONN Frontier Industry Lunch - Topic: AI & ML in the Financial Services Industry - Where are we headed
12:00 - 13:30
Sarah Hoffman will dive into a description of the current state of AI and machine learning in the financial services sector before delivering on where she sees the field expanding over the next few years. Sarah is a leader in both machine learning and natural language processing that has a passion for making the state of the art more comprehensible for financial service professionals. Whether you are a machine learning expert or a financial service professional that seeks to understand where the field is headed, we would like to invite you to join us for a lunch and learn event that will open your eyes to how AI and machine learning are driving innovation in the financial services.
UConn Stamford Campus
Ground Floor: Multipurpose Room
Boxed Lunch provided.
SPONSORS: UCONN School of Business Center for the Advancement of Business Analytics AND the MS in Business Analytics and Project Management
Digital Media is a disruptive force that continues to evolve and transform our future landscape. It converges within the worlds of business, entertainment, education, and communication. As a newly formed disciple, Digital Media endeavors to solve problems and generate new experiences in how individuals and groups interact and share information.
The Digital Media & Design Faculty Showcase is an opportunity for the Stamford community to meet DMD faculty, learn about their work, and better understand the projects that exist in the still relatively new undergraduate major at the UConn Stamford campus.
Faculty presenting will include:
UCONN 1 University Pl, Stamford, CT 06901, Schriber Reading Room
September 18th, 2018
UCONN Frontier Industry Lunch - Topic: Blockchain adoption, when will the revolution arrive?
12:00 - 13:30
A panel discussion of the state of blockchain development as it applies to commercial implementation. Dispelling rumors and generalizations, 3 blockchain professionals dive into their blockchain projects as they currently stand, how they see the future ecosystem developing, and how companies can partner with startups today to affect their innovation strategies.
Fundraising & VCs
Waters Edge at Giovanni - 2748 Boston Post Rd, Darien, CT
Open House & Networking Event: Introduction to Blockchain Community
17:00 - 18:30
Register Here: https://citi.uconn.edu/community/events/eventid/197
UConn, CITI and its partners, DappDevs and the UConn Werth Institute, are bringing Blockchain development to UConn Stamford and the surrounding area. These organizations believe in community empowerment via access to knowledge, and consider themselves to be community builders and educators. CITI is sponsoring the creation of a Blockchain chapter in Stamford in order to facilitate the development of an education-based micro-community designed to connect decentralized application developers. This community, in hand with Stamford’s established financial enterprises, will play a key role in further establishing Connecticut as a USA crypto capital.
UConn Stamford Art Gallery, 1 University Place, Stamford, CT 06901
September 19th, 2018
UCONN Frontier Industry Lunch - Topic: Beyond the Hype - How VR & AR Are Changing People's Lives
12:00 - 13:30
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are rapidly developing into products and services people use today. This session will explain how it matters and is impacting both B2B and B2C markets such as learning and training, entertainment, gaming and real estate to name a few that are on the leading edge. The panel will also look at real-world examples and what to expect in the next 2-3 years.
UCONN Frontier Industry Lunch - Topic: Smart Cities
12:00 - 13:30
Smart city initiatives have been designed to deploy numerous emerging technologies to tackle many of the urban challenges associated with transportation, energy consumption, and economic growth. With the launch of Stamford 2030 District, we have one piece of developing an active smart city initiative, but have a lot of work to do if we want to become a smart city of the future. Come to learn about state of the art projects on how urban dwellers, city services, corporations, and universities are coming together to develop the smart cities and the public policy of the future from the innovators making it happen today.
UConn, CITI and its partners, Logical Operation and CertNexus present an informative session about The Intersection of the Internet of Things (IoT) and CyberSecurity.
How will organizations manage the additional risks that the Internet of Things presents within CyberSecurity? What considerations need to be made in order to address the reality that by 2020, IoT will be in 50% of all new technology? Take a look at how you can use the resources you have in place to address this issue.
Maximum Registrations: 30 attendees
Registration Link: https://citi.uconn.edu/community/events/eventid/199