Instructional designer Heidi Schroeder demonstrates Microsoft's HoloLens.

USFSM seminar to explore ‘Business of Artificial Intelligence’

By: John Dudley

Posted: February 05, 2019

USF Sarasota-Manatee will host an interactive seminar, “The Business of Artificial Intelligence,” on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Selby Auditorium, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

High school and middle school students, teachers and school counselors are encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required by clicking here.

Seminar highlights include:

  • Introduction to artificial intelligence (A.I.) components such as wireless mobile applications, A.I. in eco-arts education, pattern recognition or generation, visualization, image processing, video/image editing, audio visual media, data analytics and voice recognition.
  • Microsoft representatives will be onsite to provide interactive demonstrations of HoloLens and Power BI Desktop business analytics software, including a digital device bar for interactive participant engagement.

Host speakers include Associate Professor Dr. Ehsan Sheybani and Instructional Media Technologist Sarah Gentry.

The event is organized by PAInT Center Program Director Dr. Denise Davis-Cotton and SCF Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Ryan Hale, and sponsored by the Andrew Mellon Foundation and New College of Florida.

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