Join us for an evening talk with Trevor Callaghan, General Counsel at Google's DeepMind, and sample the fabulous sparkling wines of Michael Wagstaff, CEO and founder of Greyfriars Vineyards, the award-winning Engish sparkling wines from Surrey.
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Event starts promptly at 18:00 hs.
18:00 Registration, sampling of wines and networking starts
18:30 Introduction to Tech Tastes Wine evening format by Maya Plentz, founder and CEO Tech Tastes Wine
18:35 Introduction to the wines to be sampled throughout the evening by Michael Wagstaff, CEO of Greyfriars
18:45 Speaker: Trevor Callaghan, General Counsel at Google's DeepMind, will outline some of the issues and challenges of working on the legal docket for a company focussed on "solving intelligence".
DeepMind, founded in the UK in 2010, created the first computer program to ever beat a professional at the game of Go (AlphaGo), created a DeepRL system to play Atari games at beyond human level performance (DQN), and is engaged in various research projects with the NHS to apply machine learning to radiotherapy planning for head and neck cancers and identification of conditions like age related macular degeneration in optical coherence tomography scans.
19:00: Short break to change places/tables (while wines are served)
19:10 Michael Wagsatff, CEO of Greyfriars Winery introduces the wines.
19:20 Speaker: Vinaya
Dan Moller is one of the founders of VINAYA, a company creating wearable technology products that enhance modern wellbeing. Known for their first product ALTRUIS, a line of designer wearables promoting digital balance, as well as their next generation product ZENTA, a cutting-edge emotion tracking wearable for both body and mind. Originally from Sweden, Dan holds a Master’s degree in Engineering and has a background in operations and product development in the fashion and consumer goods industry.
19:30 Short break to change places/tables
19:45 Speaker: Michael Wagstaff, CEO and founder of Greyfriars Winery
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Tech Tastes Wine
Tech Tastes Wine brings together entrepreneurs and investors for tech talks and tastings.
Tech Tastes Wine founder, Mrs. Maya Plentz, chooses wineries and importers of fine wines that have a great story to tell. Participants learn about wine production methods, economics, and wine history, as much as varietals: "We see wine in a broader context: it is culture, history, geography. We go beyond organoleptic appreciation. We learn about wines and meet influential professionals, investors, and founders from tech companies.” Maya Plentz