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Lessons From The Frontlines Of Machine Learning: First Principles To Pre-Built Solutions Engaging IT And OT Teams On Smart ML Programs

An October 5th Smart Industry INSIGHT series-hosted webinar in partnership with Seeq

October 5th, 2023

11:00 AM ET / 10:00 AM CT / 8:00 AM PT / 3:00 PM GMT

Partner: Seeq

Duration:1 hour

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The gains enabled by machine learning are critical for manufacturers hoping to compete in the modern marketplace. But the approaches with machine learning are myriad, and confusion persists about exactly how to launch or scale successful ML programs. Join this webinar with two experts from Seeq to explore: How to easily model processes using either a first principles or machine-learning approach, or a hybrid of the two—the best of both worlds. Methods to build fully embedded applications aided by generative AI (ChatGPT) The benefits of an integrated approach to machine learning that enables operations and data-science teams to optimize assets and operational processes, insights and awareness.

In partnership with Seeq:


Emilio Conde, Seeq senior analytics engineer

Emilio is passionate about process optimization and enabling others to succeed. He has direct process engineering experience in the oil/gas/polymers and pulp & paper industries at ExxonMobil and Georgia Pacific respectively. At these positions, advanced data analytics helped transform his method of analyzing large datasets to take preventative actions. Emilio holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Sean Tropsa, Seeq senior analytics engineer

Sean Tropsa began his career as an engineer in the specialty manufacturing and semiconductor manufacturing sectors, where he learned how to analyze large data sets, with an emphasis on root cause analysis and continuous process improvement. Leveraging this background in his role at Seeq, Sean helps companies improve their analytics, enabling engineers to attain actionable insight from their data. He holds BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University.


Robert Schoenberger, Editor-in-Chief, Smart Industry

Robert Schoenberger has been writing about manufacturing technology in one form or another since the late 1990s. He began his career in newspapers in South Texas and has worked for The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi; The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky; and The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio, where he spent more than six years as the automotive reporter. In 2013, he launched Today’s Motor Vehicles, a magazine focusing on design and manufacturing topics within the automotive and commercial truck worlds. He joined IndustryWeek in late 2021.