Out next event will be January 29, 2020, hosted by Uber in their downtown Seattle office. Seats are limited, and you’ll need a ticket. Get yours at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/89327792833. We’ll have two talks:

**Fardin Abdi** from Uber will present **“An introduction to Horovod”** describing techniques to scale deep learning training jobs to lots of GPUs. This will be an excellent mix of software engineering techniques for distributed computing along with the math of deep learning.

**Leo Dirac** will present **“Geometric Intuition of Configuration Space”** about Bayesian Optimization as the basis for AutoML, its fundamental limitations and ways to work around them.