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Join Microsoft Reactor and engage with startups and developers live

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Startup AI School

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  • alt##LivestreamLivestream
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Topic: AI, Responsible AI

Language: English

  • Events in this Series:
  • 12

Are you a startup founder or a developer looking for ways to leverage the power of Generative AI to ideate, develop an innovative solution, better your business workflow or even scale?

Join us for a series of exciting and informative sessions where we will introduce you to the basics of Generative AI and show you how you can use AI to enhance your creativity, productivity, and efficiency. Walk through demos and workshops to experience it yourself.
You will learn how the latest AI trends and tools, use Microsoft Co-pilot to help you ideate, develop, grow and scale your solution, and also use Microsoft tools and GitHub to low code.

Finally, hear from startups and developers who have benefitted from AI tools like Microsoft Co-Pilot, GitHub, Microsoft OpenAI etc. to create innovative solutions and scale their businesses.

PS: We got this blurb out in a few seconds with Microsoft Co-pilot (and this is just the tip of the iceberg to what Microsoft Co-pilot offers). We can’t wait to show you the potential of Generative AI and how it can help you grow your business.

Register now and get ready to experience the power of Generative AI!

Upcoming Events

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All times in - Coordinated Universal Time

Jun

27

Thursday

2024

Intelligent Economies today: An AI and digital transformation on industries (Panel)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Startup AI School Season 2 returns! Join us for an enlightening panel discussion with Microsoft Industry Experts, as we delve into the innovative emerging use-cases across the ASEAN region’s healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications sectors relevant to start-ups and high-growth companies. Discover how cutting-edge technologies are transforming these industries, learn from real-world applications, and gain insights into the future of tech-driven business solutions. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with industry leaders and envision the next wave of technological advancements in ASEAN’s vibrant economic landscape. Our industry experts include: Namrata Jolly, Asia Financial Services & Insurance Industry Lead, Microsoft Dr. Keren Priyadarshini, Asia Healthcare Industry Lead, Microsoft Roan Kang, Asia Sales SE&O Lead, Microsoft Saj Kumar, APAC Manufacturing Lead, Microsoft This session is moderated by Raj Singh, ASEAN Senior Partner Development Manager, Microsoft. Join us. Register to be part of this transformative experience!

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Topic: AI

Language: English

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All times in - Coordinated Universal Time

Mar

01

Friday

2024

AI Tools and Trends (PANEL)

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC)

AI tools can take your solutions or products to the next level and give you the edge you need in a crowded landscape. Join us at this session where we will hear from experts and industry leaders who will share their insights and experiences on the latest AI Tools and Trends.

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Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Mar

08

Friday

2024

Your Copilot from Ideation, Development to Growing and Scaling

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC)

Are you ready to unleash the power of large language models for your copilot experience? In this session, you will learn how to use these amazing models to turn your idea into a reality. You will also discover how to build, deploy and manage large language model applications using Microsoft Azure tools. And you will get to know the best practices of LLMOps, the new discipline of managing the lifecycle of large language models. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the experts and get inspired by the possibilities of large language models!

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Topic: AI

Language: English

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Mar

15

Friday

2024

Accelerate your app creation with Low Code, AI and Copilot

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC)

Experience the power of AI Copilot as an app makers and your users in Power Apps. With Copilot you can build an app, including the data behind it, just by describing what you need through multiple steps of conversation. In this session, we show you the hows. Learn with us about app creation using copilots and natural language and discover the art of innovation without the complexities of coding.

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Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Apr

04

Thursday

2024

Data Analysis Blitz: Turbocharge with Microsoft Fabric and Copilot!

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC)

Microsoft Fabric is a big deal, and you may know all about Microsoft Fabric! It is all-in-one analytics solution for enterprises that covers everything from data movement to data science, Real-Time Analytics, and business intelligence. It offers a comprehensive suite of services, including data lake, data engineering, and data integration, all in one place. And of course with Fabric, you don't need to piece together different services from multiple vendors. Instead, you can enjoy a highly integrated, end-to-end, and easy-to-use product that is designed to simplify your analytics needs. But do you know that there are new features released this March 2024? Join us, Sakthi and Jirachai, as we explore Copilot and other generative AI features in preview to turbocharge your data analysis journey; analyse data, generate insights, and create visualisations and reports in Microsoft Fabric and Power BI!

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Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Apr

11

Thursday

2024

Unlock the full potential of AI: Prompt Engineering to Production with LLMOps

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Prompt engineering and LLMOps are pivotal in maximizing the capabilities of Language Models (LLMs) for specific business needs. How much are you using Prompt Engineering and LLMOps to unlock the full potential of AI? This session offers a comprehensive guide to Azure AI's latest features that simplify the AI application development cycle. Join us and Job, as we walk you through the process of experimenting, evaluating and deploying your AI-powered apps. Learn how to streamline your AI workflows and harness the full potential of Generative AI with Azure AI Studio.

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Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Apr

18

Thursday

2024

The glitz, glamour, and the grind of an AI Startup (PANEL)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Imagine a future where AI is not just a tool, but a collaborator, a co-creator, a partner in every endeavor. This is the frontier of generative artificial intelligence, GenAI. Join us for an exclusive panel discussion featuring the trailblazing founders of the most innovative SaaS companies in the GenAI space. These are the visionaries who are not just predicting the future, but actively building it. Our esteemed panelists Karen Kim, HumanManaged CEO, Shoba Purushothaman, HardSkills Co-founder and COO and Stephanie, Founder and CEO of Thinking Machines, will share their insights, their triumphs, and the challenges they’ve overcome in their quest to push the boundaries of what AI can achieve. They are the pioneers who have taken the concept of SaaS and elevated it to new heights, integrating GenAI in ways that are revolutionizing industries and redefining what’s possible. This conversation will be moderated by Julie Bulaklak, Microsoft Account Director. This is not just an opportunity to learn about the state-of-the-art in GenAI. It’s a chance to engage with the thought leaders who are shaping the future of technology. You’ll hear about the latest advancements, the emerging trends, and the strategies these founders are employing to navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of GenAI. Whether you’re a startup founder, a tech enthusiast, or just someone curious about the future of AI, this is an event for you, and one that you won’t want to miss. Come, be a part of the conversation, and let’s step in the future together!

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Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Apr

25

Thursday

2024

Github Copilot - Application Design and Development in the Gen AI Era

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Join us and Rafferty, as we show you what Application Design and Development is like in the Gen AI Era. Learn how Gen AI is changing the way we design and develop applications - from the "copilot" effect to the many applications we see today and how it is changing the way users interact with apps, and the "copilot" effect to developers for accelerating dev productivity. Whether you’re a seasoned developer, or simply an enthusiast, this event is your gateway to achieving more with less.

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Topic: AI

Language: English

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May

09

Thursday

2024

From Principles to Practice: Realizing Responsible AI (PANEL)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Join us for an insightful session on Responsible AI, where we delve into the ethical development and deployment of AI technologies and speak with industry leaders on how they practise Responsible AI. As a leader in AI, Microsoft is dedicated to ensuring that our generative AI products and services, including Azure OpenAI, and our enterprise Copilots are safe, secure, and trustworthy. Our commitments are grounded in Responsible AI principles that are deeply embedded in our technology and solution, so join us on this panel, and as this is a live event, share with us your thoughts on Responsible AI. Moderated by Ben Gilbert, Microsoft Asia AI Legal Lead

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Topic: Responsible AI

Language: English

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May

16

Thursday

2024

Expanding AI Horizons: Integrating Large Language Models with Multi-Modal AI

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Welcome to the cutting-edge world of multi-modal generative AI! In this session, we're diving into the exciting possibilities that unfold when we extend the input for generative AI applications beyond mere text. Imagine the innovation that can be sparked by integrating images, videos, and audio! We'll explore a range of Azure AI services that are pushing the boundaries, demonstrating how they can be incorporated into generative AI applications to create richer, more dynamic experiences. Get ready to witness the transformation of generative AI as we know it!

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

May

23

Thursday

2024

Master the Cloud: Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) Certification Prep Event

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Want to be AI Certified? We close off this season's Startup AI School with the AI-900 Certification Prep Event! Join us in this last episode of this season, with a session designed to check and review your readiness for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) certification. Our partner and expert trainers from NetAssist will guide you through the core concepts and knowledge areas you need to ace the certification exam. This session aims to help you understand what to expect on the exam, will review several sample questions on all topics, interact and share what your answers are, and how some tricky the questions are. Presenter will share links to additional resources. This session aims to help you gauge your readiness if you have intent to book AI-900 exam. AI-900 AI Fundamentals exam is intended for anyone with both technical and non-technical backgrounds. Data science and software engineering experience are not required. However, candidates would benefit from having awareness of: · Basic cloud concepts · Client-server applications Expected Skills at a glance · Describe Artificial Intelligence workloads and considerations (15–20%) · Describe fundamental principles of machine learning on Azure (20–25%) · Describe features of computer vision workloads on Azure (15–20%) · Describe features of Natural Language Processing (NLP) workloads on Azure (15–20%) · Describe features of generative AI workloads on Azure (15–20%) Event Highlights: Interactive Sessions with Certified Azure Trainers Practice Questions to Tackle the Certification Exam with Confidence Q&A Rounds to Clear All Your Doubts Whether you’re new to Azure AI or looking to formalize your expertise, this session is your stepping stone to becoming a certified Azure AI professional. Join us and get prepped and certified before the next season of Startup AI School!

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Topic: AI

Language: English

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May

29

Wednesday

2024

Startup AI School Microsoft Reactor Pop-up | DeveloperXperience Summit@ATxSG

2:00 AM - 8:00 AM (UTC)

This is a Startup AI School Microsoft Reactor Special where are super honored to be invited to participate at the DeveloperXperience Summit@ATxSG in Singapore! Calling all developers, startup founders, or tech enthusiasts, if you happen to be at the conference, and would love to meet our experts, come pop by and say hello!!! Good stuff must share. If you haven't heard about this, find out more: https://asiatechxsg.com/devxperience-summit/ Our experts present: Brett Spedding, Azure Digital & Application Innovation Specialist, Microsoft (who is also moderating at the panel - Optimising DevOps Workflow) will chat with you on DevOps. Raj Singh, Senior Partner Development Manager, Microsoft (he'll be able to address any of your go-to-market questions, how you can sell with Microsoft and expand beyond your local market from 1:00pm SGT onwards) Marcus Tee, Data & AI Technical Specialist at Microsoft (you have seen him in Episodes #2 and #9 of Startup AI School) will be also present from 3:00pm SGT, to answer any of your Copilot questions. Our partners, Insight and Palo-IT will also be present to have conversations with you and explore possibilities. We also have swag to give away! Registration to this event is free! Register here: https://aka.ms/startupaischool/popup/DevX-register

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Topic: AI

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Past Events in this Series

All times in - Coordinated Universal Time

Mar

01

Friday

2024

AI Tools and Trends (PANEL)

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC)

AI tools can take your solutions or products to the next level and give you the edge you need in a crowded landscape. Join us at this session where we will hear from experts and industry leaders who will share their insights and experiences on the latest AI Tools and Trends.

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Mar

08

Friday

2024

Your Copilot from Ideation, Development to Growing and Scaling

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC)

Are you ready to unleash the power of large language models for your copilot experience? In this session, you will learn how to use these amazing models to turn your idea into a reality. You will also discover how to build, deploy and manage large language model applications using Microsoft Azure tools. And you will get to know the best practices of LLMOps, the new discipline of managing the lifecycle of large language models. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the experts and get inspired by the possibilities of large language models!

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Mar

15

Friday

2024

Accelerate your app creation with Low Code, AI and Copilot

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC)

Experience the power of AI Copilot as an app makers and your users in Power Apps. With Copilot you can build an app, including the data behind it, just by describing what you need through multiple steps of conversation. In this session, we show you the hows. Learn with us about app creation using copilots and natural language and discover the art of innovation without the complexities of coding.

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Apr

04

Thursday

2024

Data Analysis Blitz: Turbocharge with Microsoft Fabric and Copilot!

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC)

Microsoft Fabric is a big deal, and you may know all about Microsoft Fabric! It is all-in-one analytics solution for enterprises that covers everything from data movement to data science, Real-Time Analytics, and business intelligence. It offers a comprehensive suite of services, including data lake, data engineering, and data integration, all in one place. And of course with Fabric, you don't need to piece together different services from multiple vendors. Instead, you can enjoy a highly integrated, end-to-end, and easy-to-use product that is designed to simplify your analytics needs. But do you know that there are new features released this March 2024? Join us, Sakthi and Jirachai, as we explore Copilot and other generative AI features in preview to turbocharge your data analysis journey; analyse data, generate insights, and create visualisations and reports in Microsoft Fabric and Power BI!

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Apr

11

Thursday

2024

Unlock the full potential of AI: Prompt Engineering to Production with LLMOps

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Prompt engineering and LLMOps are pivotal in maximizing the capabilities of Language Models (LLMs) for specific business needs. How much are you using Prompt Engineering and LLMOps to unlock the full potential of AI? This session offers a comprehensive guide to Azure AI's latest features that simplify the AI application development cycle. Join us and Job, as we walk you through the process of experimenting, evaluating and deploying your AI-powered apps. Learn how to streamline your AI workflows and harness the full potential of Generative AI with Azure AI Studio.

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Apr

18

Thursday

2024

The glitz, glamour, and the grind of an AI Startup (PANEL)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Imagine a future where AI is not just a tool, but a collaborator, a co-creator, a partner in every endeavor. This is the frontier of generative artificial intelligence, GenAI. Join us for an exclusive panel discussion featuring the trailblazing founders of the most innovative SaaS companies in the GenAI space. These are the visionaries who are not just predicting the future, but actively building it. Our esteemed panelists Karen Kim, HumanManaged CEO, Shoba Purushothaman, HardSkills Co-founder and COO and Stephanie, Founder and CEO of Thinking Machines, will share their insights, their triumphs, and the challenges they’ve overcome in their quest to push the boundaries of what AI can achieve. They are the pioneers who have taken the concept of SaaS and elevated it to new heights, integrating GenAI in ways that are revolutionizing industries and redefining what’s possible. This conversation will be moderated by Julie Bulaklak, Microsoft Account Director. This is not just an opportunity to learn about the state-of-the-art in GenAI. It’s a chance to engage with the thought leaders who are shaping the future of technology. You’ll hear about the latest advancements, the emerging trends, and the strategies these founders are employing to navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of GenAI. Whether you’re a startup founder, a tech enthusiast, or just someone curious about the future of AI, this is an event for you, and one that you won’t want to miss. Come, be a part of the conversation, and let’s step in the future together!

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

Apr

25

Thursday

2024

Github Copilot - Application Design and Development in the Gen AI Era

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Join us and Rafferty, as we show you what Application Design and Development is like in the Gen AI Era. Learn how Gen AI is changing the way we design and develop applications - from the "copilot" effect to the many applications we see today and how it is changing the way users interact with apps, and the "copilot" effect to developers for accelerating dev productivity. Whether you’re a seasoned developer, or simply an enthusiast, this event is your gateway to achieving more with less.

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

May

09

Thursday

2024

From Principles to Practice: Realizing Responsible AI (PANEL)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Join us for an insightful session on Responsible AI, where we delve into the ethical development and deployment of AI technologies and speak with industry leaders on how they practise Responsible AI. As a leader in AI, Microsoft is dedicated to ensuring that our generative AI products and services, including Azure OpenAI, and our enterprise Copilots are safe, secure, and trustworthy. Our commitments are grounded in Responsible AI principles that are deeply embedded in our technology and solution, so join us on this panel, and as this is a live event, share with us your thoughts on Responsible AI. Moderated by Ben Gilbert, Microsoft Asia AI Legal Lead

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: Responsible AI

Language: English

View on Demand

May

16

Thursday

2024

Expanding AI Horizons: Integrating Large Language Models with Multi-Modal AI

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Welcome to the cutting-edge world of multi-modal generative AI! In this session, we're diving into the exciting possibilities that unfold when we extend the input for generative AI applications beyond mere text. Imagine the innovation that can be sparked by integrating images, videos, and audio! We'll explore a range of Azure AI services that are pushing the boundaries, demonstrating how they can be incorporated into generative AI applications to create richer, more dynamic experiences. Get ready to witness the transformation of generative AI as we know it!

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

May

23

Thursday

2024

Master the Cloud: Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) Certification Prep Event

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC)

Want to be AI Certified? We close off this season's Startup AI School with the AI-900 Certification Prep Event! Join us in this last episode of this season, with a session designed to check and review your readiness for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) certification. Our partner and expert trainers from NetAssist will guide you through the core concepts and knowledge areas you need to ace the certification exam. This session aims to help you understand what to expect on the exam, will review several sample questions on all topics, interact and share what your answers are, and how some tricky the questions are. Presenter will share links to additional resources. This session aims to help you gauge your readiness if you have intent to book AI-900 exam. AI-900 AI Fundamentals exam is intended for anyone with both technical and non-technical backgrounds. Data science and software engineering experience are not required. However, candidates would benefit from having awareness of: · Basic cloud concepts · Client-server applications Expected Skills at a glance · Describe Artificial Intelligence workloads and considerations (15–20%) · Describe fundamental principles of machine learning on Azure (20–25%) · Describe features of computer vision workloads on Azure (15–20%) · Describe features of Natural Language Processing (NLP) workloads on Azure (15–20%) · Describe features of generative AI workloads on Azure (15–20%) Event Highlights: Interactive Sessions with Certified Azure Trainers Practice Questions to Tackle the Certification Exam with Confidence Q&A Rounds to Clear All Your Doubts Whether you’re new to Azure AI or looking to formalize your expertise, this session is your stepping stone to becoming a certified Azure AI professional. Join us and get prepped and certified before the next season of Startup AI School!

  • Format:
  • alt##LivestreamLivestream

Topic: AI

Language: English

View on Demand

May

29

Wednesday

2024

Startup AI School Microsoft Reactor Pop-up | DeveloperXperience Summit@ATxSG

2:00 AM - 8:00 AM (UTC)

This is a Startup AI School Microsoft Reactor Special where are super honored to be invited to participate at the DeveloperXperience Summit@ATxSG in Singapore! Calling all developers, startup founders, or tech enthusiasts, if you happen to be at the conference, and would love to meet our experts, come pop by and say hello!!! Good stuff must share. If you haven't heard about this, find out more: https://asiatechxsg.com/devxperience-summit/ Our experts present: Brett Spedding, Azure Digital & Application Innovation Specialist, Microsoft (who is also moderating at the panel - Optimising DevOps Workflow) will chat with you on DevOps. Raj Singh, Senior Partner Development Manager, Microsoft (he'll be able to address any of your go-to-market questions, how you can sell with Microsoft and expand beyond your local market from 1:00pm SGT onwards) Marcus Tee, Data & AI Technical Specialist at Microsoft (you have seen him in Episodes #2 and #9 of Startup AI School) will be also present from 3:00pm SGT, to answer any of your Copilot questions. Our partners, Insight and Palo-IT will also be present to have conversations with you and explore possibilities. We also have swag to give away! Registration to this event is free! Register here: https://aka.ms/startupaischool/popup/DevX-register

  • Format:
  • alt##In personIn person (Singapore)

Topic: AI

Details

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