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The Global AI Night is a free evening event organized by local communities all over the world that are passionate about Artificial Intelligence on the Microsoft Azure.

Besides the latest AI relevant release from MS, also include a small tutorial, guiding you use the cognitive services.

Current agenda, and speakers invitation:

  • 6.15-6.45 Arriving, Grab some food
  • 6.45-7.00 Microsoft Video
  • 7.00-7.20 Akelius X data science (Jonathan Nye, from Akelius)
  • 7.20-8.10 MS AI tutorial (Mia Chang, Microsoft MVP, from Akelius)
  • 8.10-9.00 MS AI tutorial (Christian Glessner, Microsoft MVP)
  • 9.00 chilling at Akelius balcony

Speaker Intro

Jonathan Nye is a Data Scientist at Akelius. He started out as a power system engineer and co-founded the data science team at the South African power utility. He has worked in both the power and medical industries. Currently, his focus is on the application of natural language processing and automated information extraction.

Mia works as a Data Scientist at Akelius, she comes with mathematics and computer science background. Her career path started from a backend engineer, data consultant to a data scientist. Solved problems in different scenarios, like computer gaming, online marketing, video analysis, and so on, from traditional AI theory to practical industry experience. She is also be recognized as Microsoft AI MVP, a data science advocate.

Christian Glessner is co-founder and CEO of hololux, a leading agency for virtual and mixed reality. He accompanies and leads customers on their journey into new and emerging virtual realities. Christian’s parents were entrepreneurs, and he grew up between computer technology and economics. As a kid, he was deeply inspired by an amber, sparkling screen and it's blinking and promising cursor of an AS/400 in his parent’s office. The “Tabula Rasa” or in other words the chance of creating something entirely new from scratch is still driving his passion for information technologies, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. Recently he was honored again (9th time in a row) for receiving the 'Microsoft MVP Award for Technology' leaders, an Oscar-like accolade conferred by Microsoft.

This Meetup is sponsored and hosted by Akelius. Their address is: Erkelenzdamm 11-13, 10999 Berlin


For people would like to practice the hands-on workshop, Here are pre-requisites for your machine

  1. Clone this repository to your local machine: git clone

  2. Microsoft Azure Subscription

  3. Laptop with a modern web browser (Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge)

  4. Postman, API Development Environment available on Windows, Linux, and macOS


Register Event

Erkelenzdamm 11, 10999