About this event

Snowflake Builder Workshop: Gen AI and ML

In this workshop on Thursday, April 18th at 5pm-8pm PST, Atif Tahir, Senior Solutions Engineer at Snowflake, and Vino Duraisamy, Developer Advocate at Snowflake, will teach you how you can use Generative AI and ML with Snowflake. You’ll learn about Snowflake Cortex and how to quickly leverage generative AI with your data. You’ll also learn about Snowpark Container Services and how to run containerized applications in your Snowflake account. Here are a few of the things the workshop will cover in the lecture and the hands-on lab:

  • Snowflake Cortex: Specialized and general-purpose serverless generative AI functions
  • Streamlit in Snowflake for creating generative AI or ML-based applications
  • Snowpark Container Services for running open-source LLMs, fine-tuning your own LLMs
  • Snowpark ML modeling for feature engineering and model training in Snowpark
  • Snowpark Model Registry for model management in Snowflake

Who Should Attend?

The workshop is open to anyone with a technical background – no Snowflake experience required – whether you’re a data analyst, engineer, or simply a tech enthusiast curious about the latest data trends. It's especially beneficial for those aiming to enhance their professional skill set by learning about Snowflake.

Workshop Overview

The workshop will span approximately three hours, designed to maximize your learning and hands-on experience.

Introduction (1 hour): You’ll start with a comprehensive introduction and overview of how Snowflake is used across Gen AI / ML – delivered by a Snowflake expert. You'll learn about unique Snowflake features, like Snowflake Cortex, Snowpark, Snowpark Container Services, and more.

Hands-On Lab (2 hours): After grasping the basics, you'll learn-by-doing with an interactive hands-on lab, facilitated by a Snowflake expert. You'll apply what you've learned by using Snowflake and gaining practical experience. If you successfully complete the lab, you’ll earn a digital badge that represents your new skills.

Earn Recognition

Upon successful completion of the lab, you’ll receive a digital badge to acknowledge your newfound skills. This badge isn't just a token of accomplishment; it's a tool to help you stand out! Share it on your LinkedIn, Twitter, or any social platform to showcase your commitment to continuous learning and your expertise in Snowflake technology.

Why Attend?

Upskill Your Career: In an era where data is becoming increasingly valuable, knowing how to leverage powerful technologies like Snowflake is crucial. This workshop could be a stepping stone to help propel your career forward.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals and industry experts. Exchange ideas, share experiences, and build relationships that could lead to future collaborations or career opportunities.

Hands-On Experience: It's one thing to read about technology, but it's another to use it. The hands-on lab ensures you don't just learn; you apply, making the knowledge stick.

Venue / Arrivals

Location: Snowflake Offices · 450 Concar Drive, San Mateo, 94402

Parking: The parking garage entrance is located just off of Concar drive. Please go to the North Lobby 1st floor to check in when you arrive.

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Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from Snowflake experts, network with peers, and gain powerful new skills. Register for the Snowflake Builder Workshop and take a first step towards mastering Snowflake.



Friday, April 19, 2024
12:00 AM – 3:00 AM UTC


Introduction / Lecture
Hands-On Lab


  • Atif Tahir


    Senior Sales Engineer

  • Vino Duraisamy


    Developer Advocate


  • Sean Falconer


    Data Superhero