Cognitive Frameworks Festival (CFF) is a city-wide event and block party, run in San Francisco on June 5-9, 2017 and brought to you by the Framework Foundation in partnership with IBM and Galvanize.

Framework Foundation is a California nonprofit organization dedicated to combining forces of multiple open-source projects leading to reference data pipelines for Data Engineering, Machine Learning, and AI. We start with the SMACK stack.

The festival combines SF Scala, SF Spark, and Bay Area AI meetups, held at Galvanize, IBM, Chartboost, and Twitter.

We provide free Scala and Spark tutorials, from 3-hour to the whole day, and also a series of talks ranging from Spark in Adtech to Data Science experience.

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Framework Foundation is a public benefit corporation supporting learning in the open-source communities centered around the end-to-end fast data pipelines for intelligent systems build with the best practices of functional programming and reactive microservices. Framework Foundation unites multiple San Francisco Bay Area meetups (SF Scala, SF Spark, Bay Area AI, etc.), numbering tens of thousands of software engineers and data scientists, and produces world-class By the Bay series of conferences, as well as AI industry research via its Cicero Institute for AI.