Join us on campus for a guest lecture by Daniel Kennett and special presentation on DigiPen’s new machine learning degree program. Kennett is a 20-year veteran of the games industry with experience at two of the most important names in the business: Electronic Arts and Microsoft. He has been credited on more than 50 commercial games, from popular EA Sports titles to Halo 5: Guardians. He has been a speaker at GDC, presenting developers with the latest insights on machine learning and its applications in game development. Today, he works as a principal software engineering manager at Microsoft’s Advanced Technology Group, managing teams and developing the technologies that will go into future generations of games and hardware.
Attendees will also be entered into a special prize drawing for Xbox One consoles, Xbox Live subscriptions, and more, so sign up now for a seat!
12:30 p.m. — Check-in
1:00 p.m. — Introduction of the new DigiPen Machine Learning Degree
1:20 p.m. — Special Guest Lecture: “Daniel Kennett: Inside a Machine’s Mind”
2:00 p.m. — Q&A with Daniel Kennett, DigiPen Staff, Faculty, and Alumni
2:30 p.m. — Closing Remarks
2:45 p.m. — Optional Activities: Campus Tour, Admissions Questions, Mingling with Guest Speaker and Faculty