Generative AI meets Elastic: Vector and Hybrid Search


Sep 21, 2023, 11:00 PM – Sep 22, 2023, 1:00 AM


Elastic StackEnterprise SearchGenerative AI

About this event

The Elastic Developer Relations Team will be in town sponsoring the Black Women in Data Summit!

Join us a few days before the conference on Thursday, September 21st, for an in-person meetup. Alexis Roberson (Developer Advocate at Elastic) Drishti Jain (Computer Engineer) will present talks, followed by networking, light bites, and refreshments.

Please RSVP if you plan on attending so we can provide the venue with an accurate headcount. If you show up early, stop by ATDC's Entrepreneur’s Night from 5 PM to 7 PM located in the main lobby. Connect and collaborate with fellow visionaries in the vibrant startup community. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting your journey, this is the perfect opportunity to network and unlock new possibilities.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 21st, from 7:00-9:00 pm -

ATDC's Entrepreneur’s Night is located in the main lobby from 5 PM to 7 PM


Advanced Technology Development Center: 75 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA

We'll be in the Community Room

Arrival Instructions:

Upon arrival, take the elevator to the second floor. The Community Room is located right off of the lobby. We'll also have signage in the ATDC lobby directing attendees.


There is a paid parking garage located in the Centergy One building. Additional street parking is nearby. We also recommend checking out SpotHero to reserve a parking spot in advance!


  • 7:00 pm: Doors open; say hi, grab a seat, and eat some food.
  • 7:20 pm: Drishti Jain (Computer Engineer) - Elasticsearch and Time-Series Data lightning talk
  • 7:30 pm: Alexis Roberson (Developer Advocate at Elastic) - Vector Search followed by Q&A
  • 8:15 pm - Networking & refreshments
  • 9:00 pm: Event ends

Talk Abstracts:

Elasticsearch and Time-Series Data lightning talk - Drishti Jain (Computer Engineer)

Elasticsearch: Vector and Hybrid Search - Alexis Roberson, Developer Advocate at Elastic

Search is not just traditional TF/IDF anymore: the current trend of machine learning and models has opened another dimension for search. This talk gives an overview of:

  • “Classic” search and its limitations
  • What is a model and how you can use it
  • How to use vector search or hybrid search in Elasticsearch
  • Where OpenAI’s ChatGPT or similar LLMs come into play with Elastic

Speaker Bio: Drishti Jain

Drishti is a Computer Engineer and a technology enthusiast. Currently pursuing her MS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. She believes in democratizing opportunities and, brings knowledge of the latest developments in the fast-moving field of technology to early professionals, students, and keep them up to date and well-equipped for their professional careers. Her initiative "SkillUp with Drishti" enables students and professionals to grow in their career.

She has spoken at conferences across the globe and is also a social entrepreneur. Her non-profit organisation - Samyak Drishti Foundation works in environment, education and healthcare sectors and operates in a number of cities across India. In her spare time, she likes to paint nature, explore new places and anchor live shows"



September 21 – 22, 2023
11:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC


  • Alexis Roberson


    Developer Advocate


  • Alexis Roberson


    Developer Advocate


  • Raji Sankaran

    Community Organizer

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