3 April 2019
18:30 - Registrations, pizza and drinks.
18:45 - kick-off
19:00 - 1st talk: Beam at Revolut.
19:30 - 2nd talk: Beam in-depth: topic tbq
For the first talk, we welcome Dmitri Lihhatsov, data scientist specialising in fraud at Revolut. Dmitri will talk about the fraud detection system he has built using Apache Beam and how it resulted in a fourfold reduction in card fraud by developing insights and predicting customer behaviour to identify fraud patterns such as abnormal spending - without human intervention.
Robert Bradshaw , senior software engineer at Google, one of the original authors of the FlumeJava and Dataflow paper (https://ai.google/research/people/RobertBradshaw) will go deeper into the technicalities of Beam. Topic tba!