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    AI Horizons: Soft Skills and Best Practices in Data Science and Machine Learning

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    We're excited to invite you to the next chapter in our AI Horizons: "Soft Skills and Best Practices in Data Science and Machine Learning." This event will feature three esteemed presenters who will share their expertise in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Machine Learning, particularly emphasising the crucial role of communication and soft skills.

    In today's data-driven world, technical proficiency is only one piece of the puzzle. Professionals must also excel in communication, collaboration, and storytelling to deliver successful data science and machine learning projects. Our presenters will explore the soft skills required to bridge the gap between data insights and business impact.

    During this event, you'll gain valuable insights into effective communication strategies that can make or break your data projects. Learn how to convey complex information clearly and concisely, enabling stakeholders to understand and act upon your findings. Explore the art of data storytelling to craft compelling narratives that resonate with diverse audiences.

    Moreover, we'll cover the importance of a collaborative mindset in cross-functional teams. Discover how empathy, adaptability, and teamwork can enhance your ability to work effectively with stakeholders, from data engineers to business executives.

    Meet our speakers:

    Aland Astudillo is an engineer, data scientist, and researcher with extensive experience across industry, government, and academia. He excels in solving complex problems through analysis, modelling, implementation, and visualisation, emphasising communication and teamwork. His expertise spans cognitive and computational neuroscience, healthcare, neuro-engineering, epidemiology, and public health, employing advanced tools in data analysis (Microsoft Excel, Tableau, Python, R, MATLAB), programming (Python), and machine learning (Scikit Learn, PyTorch, TensorFlow, MATLAB, AWS) to improve outcomes. Aland collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to reframe problems, enhance problem-solving and workflow efficiency, and to spread the word while learning, continuously updating his skill set to include the latest technologies. LinkedIn:

    Carolina Simioni is the AI Solution Assessment ANZ Lead at Microsoft. She brings over two decades of extensive experience in the IT Industry to the forefront. With a proven track record, she has led numerous Digital Transformation Journeys across both LATAM and ANZ markets. Currently spearheading initiatives in the AI Era, Carolina is instrumental in empowering Microsoft's customers to harness technology effectively, ensuring their missions are fulfilled with unparalleled precision. Recently attaining the AI Engineer certificate, Carolina showcases her commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements. Notably, her leadership is distinguished by exceptional communication skills, evident in her adeptness at articulating complex ideas and strategies with clarity and precision. LinkedIn:

    Thor Berg is the co-founder of Bloody Good Tests, a pioneering platform that merges detailed testing with personalised health insights. A native of Sweden, Thor has over a decade of experience in developing systems and services that bridge technology to consumers in industries such as healthcare, training, and events.
    Thor effectively incorporates fundamental AI tools to enhance data analytics, insights, and communication within the Bloody Good Tests platform. His work focuses on making complex health data accessible and actionable for users, highlighting his ability to demystify sophisticated technologies for practical applications.
    During his presentation at AI Horizons, Thor will emphasise the crucial role of storytelling. He will explore practical communication strategies that are vital for 'selling' to diverse audiences, from stakeholders to end users. Thor will also discuss his experience of launching new products within a company or as an entrepreneur and navigating the complexities of AI implementation and data analysis in cross-functional teams. LinkedIn:

    Kei Nakayama is a dynamic professional with a diverse background across various industries and continents. She holds a Bachelor of Business and has worked internationally in the UK, Spain, and Australia. Her experience spans the public sector, health, media, construction, design, manufacturing, investment banking, and entrepreneurial ventures.
    Originally from a marketing and communications background, Kei is pursuing a Masters of AI at La Trobe University while working at Clevvi, a pioneering IT and Digital consultancy firm on the Gold Coast. At Clevvi, she is immersed in cutting-edge technologies such as generative AI, machine learning, deep learning, and augmented reality, contributing to groundbreaking projects. Kei stands out for her profound interest in the human aspects of artificial intelligence. She views AI as a technological marvel and a tool with significant societal implications. Driven by the belief that AI can enhance the quality of life and empower individuals if harnessed thoughtfully, Kei brings a unique perspective to the conversation on AI’s potential.

    Whether you're a business owner, data scientist, business analyst, or IT professional, this event is an opportunity to refine your skills and expand your network.

    Don't miss out on this chance to gain fresh perspectives and practical knowledge that will empower you to lead successful data science and machine learning projects.

    This event is proudly brought to you by:

    ABCC - Australia-Brazil Chamber of Commerce
    ACS - Australian Computer Society
    Infinities ICT Solutions
    Data Talks!

    IT.BR  Australia- The Brazilians in IT, Community in Australia

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