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Drive an autonomous boat and help farmers in real time with modern data tools

17:00 – 17:30 Arrive, eat, drink, networking

17:30 – 18:00 Presentation: Software Development Lifecycle in NiFi, and more new features
Hellmar Becker, Solutions Engineer, Hortonworks

Apache NiFi supports powerful and scalable directed graphs of data routing, transformation, and system mediation logic. It is used for data flow management and data ingestion by many institutions and enterprises worldwide.
The new NiFi 1.5 has flow registry and flow versioning mechanisms which support a design-and-deploy paradigm, 18:15 – 18:45 Presentation: Xomnia’s self-driving boat
David Woudenberg, Data Scientist, Xomnia

is the leading Dutch big data company that empowers organizations to create maximum value out of data. We excel in generating value from data by developing, integrating and maintaining your big data platforms and predictive solutions. Xomnia’s big data training programs enable and further develop the data-driven capabilities of your own employees. We deliver long term data science and big data engineering capacity through our traineeships. When in need of a temporary capacity boost, we share our experienced big data experts with you. In Xomnia you will find the full-service big data partner to realize your data-driven ambitions. Last but not least our company is located in the city center of Amsterdam. Every Friday afternoon we have drinks at our HQ. Oh, and we have the first self-driving boat that works entirely on artificial intelligence!

David Woudenberg
is Data Scientist and project lead of Xomnia’s self-driving boat. During his talk he will explain the boat’s transformation from a former lifeboat to self-driving boat using neural network/deep learning technology. To use Artificial Intelligence technologies in our daily life makes this project challenging and exciting.

19:00 – 19:30 Presentation: From an experiment to a real production environment
Jeroen Wolffensperger, Rabobank

Rabobank has the mission to make customers and the world better: Growing a better world together. An important part of this mission is to provide customers insights based on data. During this presentation Rabobank will tell about their data journey from an experimental phase to a real production environment resulting in a liquidity overview for business clients which will evolve into a dashboard for businesses in the Food & Agri marketplace.

19:30 – 20:30 Drinks and more networking

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Xomnia HQ Raamstraat 7-I, 1016 XL · Amsterdam