TMLS Industrial Problem Solving Workshops (IPSW)
The Goal of the IPWS sessions are to provide unparalleled contact and collaboration between professional machine learning practitioners / researchers with Canadian Industry.
IPSW sessions offer a valuable opportunity to connect industries with faculty, postdocs, graduate students and ML practitioners who have expertise in industrial problem solving using machine learning.
Who we are looking for:
Problem Solvers: Practitioners: Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, data scientists and researchers from Industry.
(Needed: 1-3 Day Commitment)
Industry: Companies or Associations looking to solve a specific problem. Able to provide a data-set.
(Needed: Problem to be proposed. Corresponding data-set. Can be publicly available data).
Hone skills on real industry research problems and data
Find application for existing tools
Network with Industry Researchers, and other Academics - Gain mentorship
Explore potential follow-up opportunities; Contract work, and employment.
Build experience on interesting machine learning problems arising outside the confines of academia
Try new scientific tools in novel application areas
* Previous workshops have seen such involvement turn into long-term collaborations, often leading to journal publications and new research directions
For Industry Partners:
Get access to experienced and talented Machine Learning Researchers, mathematical modellers and problem-solvers
Explore talent pool and gain prospects
Connect with Academia and cutting edge research
Partial or complete solutions to the problem of interest without massive financial investments
Minimal time commitments with possibility for long-term collaboration with participating academics
Help Find inexpensive in-house strategies.
* Similar workshops in Europe and North America have saved participating companies hundreds of thousands of dollars
Commitment of TMLS:
TMLS will provide the academic expertise and infrastructure for this workshop.
Commitment of Industrial Partners:
Each participating company contributes a problem with content for discussion during the workshop. They also commit a representative to participate in the workshop during the problem-solving phase (one day).