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Demystifying Artificial Intelligence

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26 August, 2019 + 1 more

8:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC

8:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC

Demystifying Artificial Intelligence

Speaker: Vadas Gintautas

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This webcast, part of the Artificial Intelligence for Accounting and Finance Professionals Series, is intended to demystify AI and equip executives, aspirational leaders and accounting and finance professionals globally with a practical understanding and awareness of artificial intelligence and how it impacts businesses.

Learning outcomes

  • Recall basic concepts related to AI.
  • Recognise the importance of AI
  • Identify current practical applications of AI (including use cases in audit, accounting and finance)
  • Recognise AI capabilities.
  • Recognise the importance of data in AI applications.
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A Practical Understanding of Artificial Intelligence

Demystifying Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the first webcast in the AI series and will provide a practical overview of artificial intelligence, machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL); introducing key concepts, capabilities and the fundamental knowledge needed to understand the AI revolution from a business perspective.

Real-world examples and use cases will be used to explain and illustrate concepts throughout the webcast. This is part one of the two-part Artificial Intelligence for Accounting and Finance Professionals webcast series.

Learn more about the series Artificial Intelligence for Accounting and Finance Professional Series part two, Roadmap to Artificial Intelligence

Key Topics:

• Differences between Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL)
• Benefits of Artificial Intelligence
• AI applications and capabilities and how it drives a competitive advantage
• Explanation of the importance of data in AI applications
• Industry drivers and real-world examples of AI

Who Will Benefit:

Finance executives and managers, Aspirational leaders and, Accounting and finance professionals globally

Professional development

This Webcast offers 3.5 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Programme level:Basic
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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  • Vadas Gintautas

    Vadas Gintautas completed a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Illinois, specializing in complex systems and nonlinear dynamics. His postdoctoral work was at Los Alamos National Laboratory, working on biologically inspired neural network models using Roadrunner, which was the most powerful supercomputer in the world at the time. After working as a physics faculty member at Chatham University for 4 years, he switched to a career in industry, at BAE Systems FAST Labs as a research scientist. He currently leads the Emerging Machine Learning Analytics section, working on topics that span information theory, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.