oneAPI DevSummit for AI 2023

August 18, 2023
August 18th 9:00 - 10:30 am CST
August 21st 9:00 - 5:30 pm CST
August 22nd 9:00 - 12:30 pm CST
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The oneAPI DevSummit for AI 2023 offers valuable insights for researchers, data scientists, and developers. It includes technical talks, workshops, and demonstrations on the capabilities of oneAPI tools. Renowned experts will discuss the latest AI and oneAPI technologies, tools, trends, and techniques. Sessions cover:

  • Drop-in optimizations across popular frameworks and libraries
  • Intel AI tools for end-to-end development,
  • Two hands-on workshops using Intel’s AI-optimized hardware.
  • Predicting wildfires using PyTorch,
  • End-to-end pharmaceutical product lifecycle solutions
  • Panel discussions with experts

Register now to enhance your AI skills and get early access to Intel’s Data Center GPU Max Series on Intel® Developer Cloud.


Registration Party
Day 1
Day 2

Registration Party

9:00 - 10:30 CST

Intel Developer Cloud and Discord Onboarding Day

During this session, we will help onboard attendees into Discord as well as the Intel® Developer Cloud. Attendees will need to sign up for the Intel® Developer Cloud in order to participate in the workshop sessions. Join us to ask questions, play games, and have fun during this registration party! 

Day 1

9:00 - 9:15 CST Introduction



9:15 - 10:00 CST Keynote

Shaping the Future of AI with PyTorch

Last September, PyTorch became a part of the Linux Foundation, officially forming the PyTorch Foundation. The foundation’s primary objective is to assist end users in navigating the PyTorch ecosystem, attracting talent, facilitating the adoption of PyTorch, and providing successful support for open-source AI technologies.  Over the first half of 2023, the PyTorch community has experienced remarkable growth.  Notably, the number of commits across all repositories…

10:05 - 10:35 CST Tech Talk

Unlocking and Accelerating Generative AI with OpenVINO™ Toolkit

Generative AI has recently taken the world by storm, with models like Stable Diffusion and GPT demonstrating capabilities to create high-quality data and perform complex problem-solving. However, evaluating and adopting Foundation Models & Generative AI can quickly prove challenging due to large compute requirements and roadblocks with deployment. In this tech talk, we’ll discover how Intel® OpenVINO™ helps accelerate the end-to-end process of Generative AI…

10:40 - 11:10 CST Tech Talk

TraffiKAI: An AI-Powered Solution for Efficient Traffic Management

In this talk, we will be discussing TraffiKAI, an AI and ML solution designed to address the pressing issue of traffic congestion and the challenges faced by emergency vehicles. TraffiKAI proposes two components: Dynamic Traffic Signaling and Emergency Vehicle Detection. Our objective is to improve the efficiency of the traffic signaling system and ensure smooth traffic flow. We utilize the Intel AI Analytics Toolkit with…

11:10 - 11:25 CST Break

11:25 - 11:55 CST Tech Talk

Multiarchitecture Hardware Acceleration of Hyperdimensional Computing with oneAPI

Hyperdimensional computing (HDC) is a machine-learning method that seeks to mimic the high-dimensional nature of data processing in the cerebellum. This research utilizes oneAPI libraries with SYCL to create multiple accelerators for HDC learning tasks for CPUs, GPUs, and field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). This work benchmarked HDC training and inference tasks on the Intel Xeon Platinum 8256 CPU, Intel UHD 11th generation GPU, and Intel…

12:00 - 12:30 CST Tech Talk

Efficient Inference and Training of Large Neural Network Models

The memory consumption and computational cost of SOTA NN models are dramatically increasing. Efficient deep learning can be applied to both inference and training. In this talk, we present our progress regarding quantization and sparsification. First, we show our solutions to efficiently implementing large recommendation models, where we systematically apply quantization in DQRM with the assistance of oneAPI. Then we talk about our efforts in…

12:30 - 1:00 CST Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 CST Panel

Developing and Deploying AI for Production Applications

Join us for a panel discussion focused on challenges and solutions for developing and deploying AI models for use in production applications. Learn from the experiences of panelists who have integrated AI into new or existing offerings. Topics covered will include data management, responsible AI practices, fine-tuning models with customers’ proprietary data, and optimization for deployment.

2:05 - 2:35 CST Tech Talk

Accelerating Autoencoder Training with oneAPI: A Success Story

Learn how oneAPI acceleration transformed Autoencoder optimizing the performance of Mod Tech Labs Autoencoder models by enhancing accuracy and convergence rates and saving time and costs. MOD is a product for entertainment and media to predict visual quality for content. Intel’s servers and tools like IPEX optimized performance, handling large datasets efficiently. Collaboration with Intel’s team ensured successful implementation and speed of project completion. Key…

2:40 - 2:55 CST Lightning Talk

SYCLOPS: Scaling extreme analytics with Cross-architecture acceleration based on Open Standards

The wide-spread adoption of AI and analytics has resulted in a rapidly expanding market for novel hardware accelerators that can provide energy-efficient scaling of training and inference tasks at both the cloud and edge. Unfortunately, all popular solutions AI acceleration solutions today use proprietary, closed hardware—software stacks, leading to a monopolization of the AI acceleration market by a few large industry players. In this talk, I…

2:55 - 3:10 CST Lightning Talk

Use the latest Intel® Hardware to Accelerate your AI Workloads on the new Intel® Developer Cloud

In this workshop, Kelli teaches you how to set up your Intel Developer Cloud environment for success. Learn about the benefits, how to’s, and tips and tricks on leveraging the latest Intel hardware on the newly released Intel Developer Cloud. Download Presentation

3:10 - 3:20 CST Break

3:20 - 5:20 CST Workshop

Using PyTorch to Predict Wildfires

Forest fires pose a significant threat to ecosystems, wildlife, and human lives. Given their devastating consequences, the ability to predict forest fires plays a crucial role in mitigating their impact. Traditional methods have long been employed to forecast these fires, but with the advent of machine learning, we now have the potential to enhance our predictive capabilities significantly. In this workshop, we will walk through…

5:20 - 5:30 CST Conclusion



Day 2

9:00 - 9:10 CST Introduction



9:10 - 9:25 CST Tech Talk

Intel Cloud Optimization Modules

In this talk, Ben will teach you about Intel’s newly released Intel Cloud Optimization Modules. These are a set of cloud-native open source reference architectures that help developers build and deploy Intel®-optimized AI solutions on leading cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS)*, Microsoft Azure*, and Google Cloud Platform* service. Each module or reference architecture includes a complete instruction set and all source code published…

9:30 - 10:15 CST Tech Talk

AI on Intel Architecture

This session offers an overview of the hardware and software which empower AI on Intel. First, we will introduce the hardware features used for AI on Intel. We will then get a first glance at the software stack harnessing them, namely the Intel® oneAPI AI Analytics Toolkit. Next, we will cover the Intel-optimized libraries for Machine Learning: Modin, Intel® Extension for Scikit-learn and XGBoost. Also…

10:15 - 10:25 CST Break

10:25 - 12:25 CST Workshop

Building AI Super Reference Kits Workshop

In this workshop, participants will delve into the “Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Business” Super Kit. Developed from Intel’s original collaboration with Accenture on AI reference kits and Intel’s Edge AI Reference Kits, this Super Kit prototypes AI optimizations for the pharmaceutical sector, encompassing components for demand forecasting, predictive asset maintenance, visual anomaly detection, and generative AI chatbot functionalities. Through a live hands-on session, attendees will not only…

12:25 - 12:35 CST Conclusion



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