AI Monthly Meetup: What Can AI Do for You?

Nov 9, 2023, 10:00 PM – Nov 10, 2023, 12:30 AM

Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC, 313 South Washington Square, Lansing, 48933

Join us for an enlightening discussion on how your company can harness the power of Generative AI in accessible and transformative ways today! This month we're welcoming Keith Bourne, the founder of Gradient Valley - a human-focused artificial intelligence and mobile development company.

In-person event

About this event

Join us for our much-anticipated AI Monthly Meetup!

We will kick off with an hour of open networking designed for all AI users to come together to collaborate on fresh ideas and share experiences or challenges in the realm of Artificial Intelligence. 

Generative AI is set to become the next big wave of technology, promising massive productivity gains across the enterprise. And here is the best news, everything you need to meet 90% of the Generative AI related business needs out there for the foreseeable future is already available on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). In this presentation, I will show you how to tap into this Generative AI powerhouse of a platform and make the most of it for your organization.

Just to be clear, this isn't a discussion about how to chat with ChatGPT for amusement. This is a serious conversation about leveraging transformative logic capabilities in your backend and applications—capabilities that were inconceivable just a few years ago. In this presentation, we'll delve into the capabilities of Generative AI and the impressive suite of Generative AI-related services on GCP. We'll explore various ways to utilize Generative AI Studio, showcasing how it can significantly enhance your prompt engineering. Additionally, we'll discuss integrating Vertex AI with Langchain to establish comprehensive prompt engineering pipelines tailored to your business needs.

We'll review the primary architectures of LLMs in relation to some tasks essential for your Generative AI projects. This will encompass concepts like training, tuning, and other methodologies to refine your outputs. We will even give you a quick crash course on probability distributions and why understanding them will help you make better decisions in your Generative AI development.

A pivotal aspect of engaging more with Generative AI is managing costs. Hence, we'll guide you on optimizing expenses without compromising productivity. While this presentation will dive into some technical details on how to use this incredible technology, this presentation will discuss many topics at a general level, appealing to managers, delighting even the non-technical, and stoking the innovative fires of anyone that attends regardless of your background!

Join us for an enlightening discussion on how your company can harness the power of Generative AI in accessible and transformative ways today!

In past meetups, we've explored how to build custom chatbots, interactive voice agents, create images, teach computers to clone voices (Ariel style!), update pitch decks to raise funding, generate meal plans, craft sermons, connect to proprietary data, analyze massive spreadsheets in seconds, and more. This session promises to be another inspiring addition to our AI exploration journey.

A special thanks to our sponsors, Amplify Labs AI, mConnexions, and Foster Swift, for supporting our mission to foster a thriving AI community.

Check out what happened


  • Keith Bourne

    Gradient Valley




November 9 – 10, 2023
10:00 PM – 12:30 AM UTC


Networking Time
AI User Group Discussion
Featured Talk with Keith Bourne Taking Generative AI to a New Level on GCP


  • David Smith

    Bitcoin Strategic Trading Fund


  • Julie Holton

    Startup Grind Lansing



  • Reuben Levinsohn

    Washington Avenue Ventures

    Chapter Director

  • Julie Holton

    Startup Grind Lansing

    Chapter Co-Director

  • Victoria Levinsohn


    Marketing Strategist

  • Camille Anterola

    Executive Assistant

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies


Amplify Labs AI logo

Amplify Labs AI

Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC logo

Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC

mConnexions logo


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