Nao Tokui will speak at Creative Aliens


On 10th Oct, our Founder / CEO Neo Tokui will take part in the talk session of the event “Creative Aliens” by Dentsu Craft Tokyo, Dentsu Lab Tokyo at Dentsu Hall.

“Creative Aliens” is an event under the theme “AI x Creativity” that introduces creators, artists, and researchers to new ideas and possibilities through talks, discussions, and workshops that are aimed at challenging our common assumptions about the limitations of creativity.

The two-day event will feature talks and workshops by international AI artists and researchers David Ha / hardmaru, Gene Kogan, and Tom White.

■ Creative Aliens
【Day 1】Talk Session
DATE: 10th Oct, 2019 (THU) 13:00 – 18:00[Door Open 12:30]
VENUE: dentsu Hall, 1-8-1 Higashishinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan CAPACITY: 400 *The event is free, but you need to RSVP.

– David Ha / hardmaru (Research Scientist at Google Brain Tokyo)
– Gene Kogan (Artist / Programmer)
– Nao Tokui (CEO of Qosmo / Associate Professor at Keio University / Dentsu Craft Tokyo, Head of Technology)
– Tom White (Artist / Researcher)

【Day 2】Workshop
DATE: 11th Oct, 2019 (FRI) 10:00 – 17:00[Door Open 9:30]
VENUE: Dentsu Craft Tokyo, 1-13-14-B1F Kamimeguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Participation fee:2,500yen(Pre-registration required / Please pay the fees at the registration desk on the day. )
CAPACITY: 25 *You need to RSVP. Application deadline is Sunday, September 15, 2019. In case there are a large amount of applicants, only those who pass the portfolio screening will be contacted by e-mail by Friday, September 20, 2019.

We invite Gene Kogan, who teaches at New York University, to conduct a creative coding workshop using machine learning and deep learning. This workshop focuses on deep learning art and design applications, including generative models, real-time tracking, and interactive features. It will be easy for beginners to use Runway ML, ml5.js.


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