Wellington AI 6.0

If you haven’t already registered, make sure you get tickets to this year’s first event! We have three awesome speakers confirmed, so come along to check out
what they’ve learned from their applications of AI. Take a peek below at the speaker profiles and talk descriptions to get you excited!

19th March
5:30pm – 8:00pm
at CreativeHQ (1/7 Dixon St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011)

March 19, 2019 17:30 – March 19, 2019 20:00
1/7 Dixon Street
Te Aro

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Speakers / Topics

Andy Styles

Andy Styles is a video game AI industry veteran with over 20 years experience. His first foray into AI was in California, where he was a technical … Read More lead and developed character AI for the game that started the Red Dead Redemption game franchise, which has gone to gross well in excess of a billion dollars in revenue.
For 10 years Andy worked on PlayStation products at Sony Computer Entertainment where he wore many hats from Producer to Technical Lead to Researcher, where he was granted 7 US patents based on his research.
In 2015 Andy and his family moved to Wellington to join Weta Digital’s R&D Team, working on visual effects software for films including The Jungle Book and The BFG. From there, he was then asked to join Peter Jackson’s new Mixed Reality startup, Wingnut AR, as a day-one crew member.
Andy joined Weta Workshop in 2017, where he continues to develop Mixed Reality content based on the Dr Grordbort’s Universe in collaboration with Magic Leap. His focus has been on character AI and placing dynamic content in Mixed Reality environments.

Weta Workshop

Isaac Wilson

A message from the coal face – a candid discussion on our experiences developing and applying ML/AI
Text Ferret is NZ’s leading text analytics AI … Read More solution; this has been a 5 year journey of failures mixed with successes. Over this time we have seen a lot, learnt a lot, and found ourselves emerge into a new buzz-word infested industry – AI.
This session strips back the buzz to the real world problems that we have been able to solve and the challenges that still remain – all this gained in the quest of exploring the meaning of words.


Stefan Gunther

Stefan is talking about “Do you trust me? Information transfer and AI for health services”
The healthcare sector has unique requirements for the … Read More software industry. Great algorithmic solutions for problems do not necessarily integrate into clinical workflows or automatically do they gain trust from our customers or patients. This talk addresses some challenges integrating data driven models with process driven solutions.

Volpara Solutions