David Packman – Giving Personal Robots Personality with Generative AI – September 14th 2023

14th September 2023 on Zoom

What's it about?

This month is all about giving robots intelligence with David Packman!

David Packman – Giving Personal Robots Personality with Generative AI:

Find out how to make robot friends using multimodal AI including Azure AI, Open AI, and other foundational models.


Please note. Neither the speaker nor the Nottingham IoT Meetup are responsible for any damage to any components or hardware you may bring along.

Note also that the equipment at the event remains the property of the speaker(s), and is for demo purposes only. 

About Our Speakers:

David Packman:

David is an accomplished program manager, award-winning social robotics evangelist, and entrepreneurial conversational AI developer. Skilled with project and program management, foundational generative AI models, large language models, natural language processing, and machine learning.

You can find him at;

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/packratt/

Where will we be meeting:

This month we’ll be back on Zoom.

We’ll be kicking off at 18:30 for an open networking chat on Zoom, before kicking our talk off at 7PM.

You can join the Zoom Meeting by simply going to the following URL & following the Prompts;


We’ll be password protecting the meetup to help prevent “ZoomBombing”. We’ll be sending out an email to people that have RSVP’d around 5.30pm UK Time on the day, so make sure to check your emails!

Before that, do feel free to head over to https://zoom.us & create yourself an account as well as downloading the client to your favourite machine!

We’ll also be streaming the Meetup on YouTube.


We’re proud to partner with Jetbrains, who are kindly offerring one lucky attendee a 1 year subscription to a JetBrains product of your choice, including Resharper, IntelliJ and PHPStorm.

Attend and tweet on the #NottsIoT hashtag to be in with a chance of winning!


Notts IoT are on the lookout for a full time Headline Sponsor… If you or anyone you know would be interested, please do get in touch!