Sofia AI is a community of startups, corporates and academics in the AI sphere focusing on understanding the current state of these technologies, its value add for businesses, and what is in store for the near future. Our recurring gatherings provide talks and round tables to reveal trends, industry insights and practicable approaches of applying technologies around the analysis of text, audio, image, video, and structured data.
Our mission is to create a pool of local AI talent in Sofia and Bulgaria. Discover peers in the our city, Connect with other cities and share AI knowledge & expertise. In order to do this we organise recurring events quarterly.
Collaboration is the new innovation. Want to join our events or receive updates on AI developments happening locally? Join our community or find out what is happening in other chapters. Attend events in Sofia or elsewhere
We are here to share local & global news, know-hows and talents in the sphere of applied AI. Our goal is to create a [huge] pool of lessons learned and to ‘distribute the future evenly’ by allowing for better and faster application of AI globally.
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The first of the series Sofia AI Summit events was held on January 26, 2017 in the newest hub for IT professionals and innovators – S*Bar / Blvd. Nikola Vaptsarov 6 / at 6:00 PM . The event featured speakers that tackled topics that included: “AI and Our Future ” by Daniel Hulme, “The State of AI from an Entrepreneurial and Investment Perspective” by Manuel Koelman and “The AI Trends Through an Economic Lens” by George Stoyanov, followed by a Fishbowl session facilitated by Salim Virani.
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Sofia’s applied AI community brings together the peers around the best use of Machine Learning – Deep Learning – Cognitive – Augmented Intelligence – Natural Language Processing – Neural Networks – computer vision – and more.
Each gathering not only contains talks providing industry insights, trend analysis, and hands-on tips on how to apply machine learning techniques in your business, it will also have Peer-to-Peer sessions on natural language, audio, image + video analysis, and machine learning led by local industry experts.
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Sofia.AI has been co-founded by Evelin Velev, George Stoyanov and Pavlina Desheva with the support of Hacker.Works.
Feel free to get in touch, suggest a speaker, or provide some feedback.