Jamie Maguire

Software Architect / Consultant / Developer / Microsoft AI MVP

Speaking

Sometimes I get asked to deliver presentations, demos and webinars that showcase technologies such as artificial intelligence, text analytics, natural language processing and more.
You can read about upcoming and past speaking engagements here.

Upcoming

Data Transformation Workshop

Image result for microsoft ukDelivering a session that shows attendees how to collect data using the Instagram Graph API then use AI to surface insights in relation to text and image recognition.  Other speakers will show attendees how to ingest and cleanse data with Azure SQL and use Power BI to produce easy to digest visualisations.

Date: November 2019.

Topics:

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Instagram Graph API
  • Machine Vision
  • Text Analytics

Audience: Mixed – Developers, Business, C-Suite

Location: Microsoft, Thames Valley Park

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Using AI and Machine Vision to surface insights in Instagram

Delivering a hands-on workshop to share how Azure Cognitive Services Vision APIs can be used by developers to surface actionable insights in Instagram data

Date: December  2019.

Topics:

  • Azure
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Instagram Graph API
  • Machine Vision
  • Text Analytics

Audience: Developers and Technical

Location: Barclays Eagle Lab, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Past

The Benefits of Artificial Intelligence

A joint session with Microsoft and Grey Matter where I introduced artificial intelligence, my work with the Twitter API, how I was able to use Microsoft Cognitive Services to accelerate development and surface actionable insights in social media data.

Date: Feb 2019.

Topics:

  • Azure
  • LUIS
  • Microsoft Cognitive Services
  • Postman
  • Part of Speech (POS) Tagging
  • REST
  • Text Analytics API
  • Twitter API

Audience: Startups and SMEs.

Location: Level 39, Canary Wharf, London.

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Cognitive Services Developer Webinar

A joint session with Grey Matter where I introduced 3 new Search APIs that sit within the Microsoft Cognitive Services ecosystem and how they can be used to augment your applications existing intelligence.

Date: March 2019.

Topics:

  • Azure
  • Custom Web Search API, its features and use cases
  • Microsoft Cognitive Services
  • Postman
  • REST
  • Visual Search API, its features and use cases
  • Web Search API, its features and use cases (including C# demo)

Audience: Developers, UK businesses

Location: Online.

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Bring the power of Microsoft Location Services to your applications

Delivered a presentation at the Microsoft and Grey Matter  ISV day which introduced Location Service APIs.

Image result for microsoft location services distance matrix

Date: April 2019.

Topics:

  • C# Demos
  • Distance Matrix API
  • Isochrone API
  • Snap to Road API

Audience: Mixed (Technical and Non-Technical)

Location: The Madejski Stadium, Reading.

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Using AI to transform your apps with Azure Cognitive Services

Delivered a presentation at the Microsoft and Grey Matter  ISV day which introduced Microsoft Cognitive Services, the challenges often associated when processing human language and how the Text Analytics API and LUIS can help overcome these. Discussed how I was able to leverage AI to process Twitter data to help build a solution that can identify sales leads.

Date: April 2019.

Topics:

  • Azure
  • Instagram API
  • LUIS
  • Microsoft Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics API
  • Twitter API

Audience: Mixed (Technical and Non-Technical)

Location: The Madejski Stadium, Reading.