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Virtual Event: Alternative Paths to Becoming a Research Scientist: Exploring the OpenAI Residency and Scholar Program

About the Talk:

In this event, we delve into the crucial aspects of a successful career in AI research, emphasizing the importance of maintaining curiosity, proactively seeking feedback, and continuously enhancing both technical and interpersonal skills. Attendees will learn how these elements can shape their journey into the AI field, helping them to adapt and thrive in a rapidly evolving environment. The interactive live Q&A session with Brydon and Christina offers a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions, gain insights, and receive personalized advice from professionals who have navigated non-traditional paths to success in AI. This engaging dialogue will provide practical strategies and inspiration for anyone looking to break into or advance within the AI research community.

About the Speakers:

Brydon Eastman is an Applied Mathematician and Research Scientist at OpenAI. Before joining OpenAI, Brydon worked for a fintech company called MinervaAI and held a post-doc at the University of Waterloo where he taught differential equations courses and helped supervise and conduct research in mathematical oncology. 

Christina Kim is a Research Engineer at OpenAI. She has contributed to WebGPT, ChatGPT, ChatGPT with Browsing, and GPT-4. Before joining OpenAI, Christina was the founding engineer at Sourceress.

Speakers
Brydon Eastman
Brydon Eastman
Member of Technical Staff @ OpenAI
Christina Kim
Christina Kim
Member of Technical Staff @ OpenAI
Agenda
12:00 AM, GMT +1
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12:40 AM, GMT+1
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Presentation with Brydon Eastman and Christina Kim
Brydon Eastman
Christina Kim
12:40 AM, GMT +1
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1:00 AM, GMT+1
Q&A
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Q&A with Brydon Eastman, Christina Kim, and Forum Members
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Bessie
Bessie
Bessie
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Arlene
Arlene
Arlene
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Cody
Cody
Cody
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Colleen
Colleen
Colleen
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Kathryn
Kathryn
Kathryn
member
Bessie
Bessie
Bessie
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