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Azure OpenAI & ChatGPT Fest 2024

Thursday January 18th - Friday January 19th, 2024
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The Azure OpenAI & ChatGPT Fest 2024 will be an in-person 2-day technology event, 10 AM to 4 PM ET, with a hands-on workshop, and a single track, and multiple sessions. The event will be hosted in the new Microsoft offices in Reston, at 11955 Freedom Drive, 2nd Floor, Rooms C- E. There is plenty of parking in Reston Town Center. The event is also right off the Silver Line metro.

Day 01: Thursday 18th January 2024 from 10 AM to 4 PM EST
Agenda: Hands-On Azure OpenAI & ChatGPT workshop. The following topics will be covered and access to the Azure OpenAI services will be provided. Since this is a hands-on workshop, the tickets are limited.

  • Azure OpenAI Services: We will explore what these services are, their architecture, and their place within the broader AI ecosystem.
  • Azure OpenAI Studio: An in-depth overview of the Azure OpenAI Studio.
  • Prompt Engineering: An in-depth look at this critical aspect of large language model usage. We will cover how prompts work, why they are important, and the factors that influence their effectiveness.
  • Use Case and Common Architecture: Hands-on labs covering the use case and common architecture of the implementation
  • Azure OpenAI Service Embedding Models
  • Semantic Kernel
  • Customizing Azure OpenAI Services
  • Using Azure OpenAI Service to access company data
  • Azure AI Services Overview: Discussion on key components such as Language Services, Speech services, Vision services, and their real-world applications.
  • Conversational AI: A look at the development of AI that can engage in human-like dialogues, including designing, training, and refining conversational models.
  • Azure AI Search: We will cover how we can use this service to create an advanced search experience.
  • Azure Document Intelligence Service: We will cover how this service uses machine learning technology to identify and extract key-value pairs and table data from form documents.
  • Responsible AI
  • Creating Enterprise-Level Applications: Practical guidance on developing robust, scalable applications using Azure OpenAI, ChatGPT, and Cognitive Services, focusing on industry requirements and best practices.
  • Creating Enterprise-Level custom Copilot: Practical guidance on developing robust, scalable copilot using Azure OpenAI, ChatGPT, and Cognitive Services, focusing on industry requirements and best practices.
Day 02: Friday 19th January 2024 from 10 am to 4 PM EST
Agenda: Single-track break-out sessions on the following topics.

  • Azure OpenAI Services and ChatGPT Overview
  • How to use Azure OpenAI services to create an enterprise application
  • Prompt Engineering
  • Copilots in Microsoft Ecosystem ( Microsoft 365 Copilot, Power Platform Copilots, Github Copilots )
  • Embedding, Vector Databases, RAG Pattern, Knowledge Repository
  • How to create a custom copilot using Copilot Studio and Semantic Kernel?
  • Azure AI Services like Azure AI Search, Semantic Search, Azure Document Intelligent Services
  • Azure OpenAI Services Architecture Patterns
  • Model testing Validation, Accuracy, Bias testing, Detecting Hallucination
  • Content filtering and Abuse Monitoring
  • Responsible AI
Confirmed speakers are

  • Vishwas Lele ( Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft MVP, CTO, AIS )
  • Kiran Bakshi (Principal Cloud Solution Architect – Data and AI, Microsoft),
  • Steve Winward ( Director, Business Applications @ Microsoft Federal )
  • Craig Harris ( Sr Technical Specialist, Business Applications, Microsoft Federal )
  • Jagannath Chakravarty, Product Design Manager at Appian Corporation
  • Frank LaVigne (Microsoft AI MVP), and
  • Prashant G Bhoyar ( Microsoft AI and Business Applications MVP ).
We will be posting the final agenda in the first week of January 2023.

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Organiser: Northern Virginia Data Platform MeetUp
Type: In-Person
Goal: Not Specified
Ref: DN-EV-738
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