Zero to AI with Data

Applied Machine Learning & Data Science Conference for Developers
7 March 2019 / Tallinn, Estonia


We are grateful for 632 participants and 23 speakers who spent a day with us at our annual conference! Stay tuned for news and in the meantime visit our monthly meetups.

Conference for DEVELOPERS

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North Star AI brings together best developers, CTOs, AI experts, data scientists, analysts and startup leaders with a focus on the technical aspects of machine learning and data science.

You'll get a full stack overview of state of the art in machine learning and data science and meet the brightest of the field. You’ll get answers to:

* How to apply machine learning to your business problems?

* How to design better machine learning systems?

* How to achieve cost reduction or revenue increase with machine learning?

We believe that obtaining new ideas, technical best practices, meeting like-minded people helps to advance the state of machine learning and data science in your organization.




Kersti Kaljulaid

President of Estonia


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Samuel Ritter

Research Scientist

@Google’s DeepMind


Ville Tuulos

Architect, ML Infrastructure


Roberto de Almeida

Software engineer

@Lyft, Data visualizatio


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Alex Kozlov

Enterprise Solutions Architect


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Jani Turunen

AI Lead @Solita

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Henrik Lindström

Product Lead in Search



Djork-Arné Clevert

Senior Scientist


Mervi Sepp Rei

Product Manager,

Data and Reporting @Topia

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Taivo Pungas

Machine Learning & Automation Lead @Veriff

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Mikael Ahonen

Data Scientist @Solita

Kristo Iila

VP of Engineering @Intertrust

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André Karpištšenko

Head of Data Science



Julien Simon

Principal Technical Evangelist, AI/ML

@Amazon Web Services

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Magnus Hiie



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Frank Seide

Principal Researcher

Alexander Tkachenko

Machine Learning Engineer

@Snackable AI


Charis Kaskiris

Principal Data Scientist BIM360 @Autodesk


Henrik Brink

@Ento AI

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Kristjan Korjus

Head of Data

@Starship Technologies


Paweł Mandera

NLP Researcher


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Liubov Kyaes

Senior Data Integration Developer @Proekspert


Märten Veskimäe

Lead Data Scientist @Monese

WHAT people are saying

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“Best place in Nordics to meet AI people who have made a practical contribution to the field.”

Hendrik Luuk, CTO and cofounder @AlphaBlues

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“Inspiring & energizing. I met some really great people and had many interesting discussions.”

Mattias Nilsson, Senior AI Scientist @Taxify

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“Very well organized event, with high quality talks, covering a wide area of practical ML.”

Kristjan Kuhi, Chief architect and Head of Engineering @WePower



North Star AI 2019 program provides value-adding insights into data-related practices in ML, as well as views into what’s coming next.

Topics at North Star AI range from data engineering to meta-learning with applications in speech recognition, text processing, healthcare, transportation, deliveries, music, movies, etc. Experts from leading companies present solutions about:

  • Human-Centric ML infrastructure;

  • The Internet of Intelligent Things;

  • Data Visualization;

  • Speech Recognition technology stack;

  • Deep Learning;

  • Meta-Learning and Meta-Reinforcement Learning;

  • Self-driving;

  • Recurrent Neural Network.

What do you get?

  • Propel your career to new heights with full day of in-person ML talks that deliver insights and training on new tools and techniques.

  • See behind the scenes of leading companies applying ML and learn from industry leaders about data-related case-studies.

  • Get access to local and international tech talent who work on the same or similar issues.

  • Essentials to enjoy the day: delicious lunch, snacks, coffee/tea/drinks and entertainment.



Sponsors & Partners

It’s always a challenge to put up a great show that caters to the interests of such highly qualified participants. North Star AI is brought to you with the help of our strong supporters:





All year around we organize a series of meetups where ML and Data enthusiasts can advance their knowledge and network.