AI Black Belt Training Program
A progressive, hands-on, machine learning & deep learning training, taking you from beginner to mastery.
A classroom experience for developers, business managers, and top executives.
Register before August 20th and get 10% discount
Get Ready for the AI Revolution
* Every journey starts with a first step *
A 2-hour intro on AI
The AI White Belt is a gentle introduction in two hours to Artificial Intelligence.
It puts AI into a clear perspective, from a historical, technical, societal perspective.
It is not just a conference!
The public needs to answer regular quizzes on their smartphone.
If successful, they become part of the AI Black Belt community.
NEW! Register for SEPT. 5th 2019
More on AI White Belt
With the only pre-requisite to be (semi-) fluent in Python, the AI Yellow Belt introduces coders to the basics of AI :
for Business Managers
This brings a thorough overview of AI to allow managers, C-level or team leaders, to understand the business implications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
You will be able to :
AI Expert Belts
Green, Blue, Brown, Black
(available from 2020)
These belts will bring people progressively to a specialized master level of artificial intelligence until the AI Black Belt, the ultimate level of expertise of this program.
A progressive program, for managers and developers
Easiest way to get into AI | hands-on | practical | validated
Progressive, from beginner to mastery
AI may seem an intimidating, even arcane field. We've split the path to mastery as a succession of "belts", much like martial arts.
White Belt is the most introductory level: accessible to anyone, in 2 hours, it includes short quizzes on your mobile and makes you a member of the community.
Green Belt covers in some depth the bases of machine learning, and an intro to deep learning, over 10 days of summer school.
Blue and Brown belts require an increasing level of difficulty and engagement leading you progressively to Black Belt, truly a level of mastery.
Practical, real use cases
It will be hands-on! We will make it easy, by using code running in an open-source environment (Jupyter notebooks)
Even in Orange Belt, designed for managers (non-coders), you will get to see the actual code running, be able to change parameters, and understand in some technical detail, really how AI works under the hood. You will learn a lot from interacting with your peers.
Finally, you will be exposed to real-world examples from practitioners such as Jetpack.ai, Sagacify, Radix.ai, etc.
Vendor-neutral, yet vendor-enabled.
Most of the environments and tools that we use are open source, to offer the most freedom. However, we intend also to enable learners to work with industry-standard environments in the cloud. There will be special sessions where learners will have a chance to experiment with the AI environments of the major providers:
This will make sure that their skills are in sync with market expectation and geared towards production environments.
A community of learners
Once you start your journey with the AI White Belt, you will be part of the community of learners with a close relationship to our trainers, program designers, and practitioners, true experts in the field: Gilles Louppe (ULiège), Kevin Françoisse (Sagacify), Gregory Renard (xBrain), Gautier Krings (Jetpack.ai), and many others.
Because AI Black Belt relies very much on peer-learning, learners are expected to be open, and even to contribute to the community. (Green Belts are expected to mentor Yellow Belts, etc.)
In addition to the classroom experience, there will be online resources (code repository, MOOC, playbook,...)