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Watson Workshop

January 21, 2016

The Data and Analytics Services group is coordinating an IBM Watson Workshop at LBL and NERSC on Thursday, January 21. Watson is an artificial intelligence system combining advanced natural language processing, machine learning, and information retrieval technologies.  The workshop provides attendees with an overview of Watson and an opportunity to explore potential partnerships with the Watson team. The overview presentations will be in Building 50 Auditorium starting at 9:30 AM, followed by afternoon break-outs in Wang Hall (Building 59).  Local point of contact: Rollin Thomas (


9:30-9:45 Welcome and Introduction  
9:45-10:15 Overview of Data at NERSC Prabhat (LBL)
10:15-11:45 IBM Watson Overview Justin Fessler, Eric Smith (IBM)
11:45-12:45 Lunch at LBL Cafeteria  
1:00-2:00 Breakout 1, 59-4102  
2:00-3:00 Breakout 2, 59-4102  
3:00-5:00 Dynamic schedule/Wrap up, 59-4102