GENERATIVE AI

THE NEXT BIG THING

Welcome to the forefront of AI innovation! Dive into the future with UMBC Training Centers' all-new Center for Applied AI, where curiosity meets expertise. Our meticulously curated courses and micro-courses invite you to unravel the mysteries of Artificial Intelligence, providing a comprehensive view of its current state and the myriad tools at your disposal.

COURSE OFFERINGS

Generative AI Fundamentals
and Prompting

This 2-hour micro-session will begin with foundational terminology followed by introducing participants to Generative AI applications in wide use today. This will be instructor-led with discussion and demonstrations.

Hands-On Generative AI Fundamentals and Prompting

This 2-hour micro-session is a follow-on to the Generative AI Fundamentals and Prompting course. This will be instructor-led with 2 full hours of hands-on prompting, tips for improved prompting and problem-solving.

C4A TV

WATCH OUR LATEST VIDEO

"The AI Guys" at the Center for Applied AI at UMBC Training Centers delve into the power of AI technology in this introductory episode.

WEEKLY AI LUNCHBOX SERIES

Dive into the future of AI with the C4A's "AI Lunchbox Series" – your weekly serving of bite-sized brilliance! Join us for short, insightful, FREE sessions led by industry experts covering diverse AI topics from 12-1pm EST.

Slack community

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Become a part of our growing network of learners committed to enhancing work effectiveness through the optimal deployment of AI.

JON LAU

Executive Director

TOM CAIN

Director,
AI Technology Innovation

JEN GARCIA

Director,
Strategic Planning and Operations

ED MELICK

Business Development
and Collaboration

TUSHAR RATHOD

Enterprise AI Advisor

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February

22

12-1pm (EST)
Live Online

COST: FREE

Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity with HackerGPT

Join us for this engaging demonstration of HackerGPT, an advanced artificial intelligence program designed for ethical hacking and cybersecurity tasks. Nick Anthis will show how HackerGPT can be used to identify vulnerabilities, simulate cyber attacks, and suggest defenses in digital systems.Speaker: Nick Anthis

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February

29

12-1pm (EST)
Live Online

COST: FREE

Latest Developments in AI

The last two weeks were head-spinning weeks in AI with the announcements of Google's rebranding of Bard with Gemini Advanced, the latest Google LLM Gemini 1.5, OpenAI's text to video tool, Sora, and others. Tom Cain and Tushar Rathod invite you to their AI Lunchbox Series conversation about these and other new developments in Artificial Intelligence.Speaker: Tom Cain & Tushar Rathod

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March

7

12-1pm (EST)
Live Online

COST: FREE

Insightful Data Analysis Through AI: A New Era of Understanding

Dhruv Ratra will demonstrate the incredible power of ChatGPT for analyzing datasets. Upload your data, ask questions about your data, and it'll do the heavy lifting by turning complex information into clear, easy-to-understand insights. Don't miss out on a highlight of our AI Lunchbox Series. ... perfect for anyone who wants to make smarter decisions without getting bogged down in technical details.Speaker: Dhruv Ratra

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March

14

12-1pm (EST)
Live Online

COST: FREE

Insightful Data Analysis Through AI: A New Era of Understanding

Dhruv Ratra will demonstrate the incredible power of AI (ChatGPT, Excel AI, and Microsoft Copilot for Excel) for analyzing datasets. Upload your data, ask questions about your data in English, and watch while it does the heavy lifting by turning complex information into clear and easy-to-understand insights.Speaker: Dhruv Ratra

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March

21

12-1pm (EST)
Live Online

COST: FREE

Google Gemini Advanced: Highlighted Features and Integration with Google Apps

Introducing Google latest LLM and Chatbot, Gemini Advanced: During a productive 30-minute lunch break, you’ll experience the power of Google's cutting-edge AI. Discover enhanced text generation, image understanding, and seamless integration with Google Apps including Maps, Gmail, and Drive.Speaker: Tom Cain

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March

28

12-1pm (EST)
Live Online

COST: FREE

Generative AI and Writing Software Code

Generative AI has revolutionized coding, automating many aspects of it and thereby drastically improving efficiency. By generating code snippets, suggesting completions, and even detecting bugs, it has made the coding process faster and more accurate, freeing up developers to focus on higher-level tasks. Furthermore, it has made coding more accessible, enabling even those without a background in programming to create code.Speaker: Liam Echlin

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April

4

12-1pm (EST)
Live Online

COST: FREE

Ethics & AI

How do we ensure the ethical/moral development and use of artificial intelligence? And whose ethics and morality do we use to guide us? Join Ed Melick, Business Development Director at the Center for Applied AI and a Contributing Fellow at AI and Faith, as he looks at some of the most serious challenges posed by AI including misinformation/disinformation, harmful biases, and AI and warfare.Speaker: Ed Melick

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