January 20 to 22 2017, Santa Clara, USA.

Big Data Bootcamp

Big Data Track

Day -1 ( January 20 7:30AM-6:00PM )

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration
8:00 AM - 12:00PM Workshop: Spark Machine Learning (Sujee Maniyam, Big Data Consultant, ElephantScale)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 3:00PM Workshop: AI using Deep Learning in Azure (Anusua Trivedi, Data Scientist, Microsoft)
3:00 PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Workshop : Building Chatbots (Anusua Trivedi, Data Scientist, Microsoft)

Day -1 (January 20th 7:45AM-6:30PM )

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM General Keynote Session: From vision to reality – Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise (Michael Natusch, Global Head of AI, Prudential)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM General Track: Artificial Intelligence Combined with Deep Learning (Bryan Bell, Executive Vice President, Expert System)
Use Case Track : How to Become a Self-Driving Car Engineer (David Silver, Self-Driving Car Lead, Udacity)
Security Track: Using AI for Threat Intelligence and Cyber Security (Staffan Truve, CTO, Recorded Future)
10:20AM - 10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM Use Case Track: Using Ontologies and NLP to Diagnose and Address Logistics Challenges in Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chains (Elisa Kendall, Partner, Thematix)
Technical Track: Virtual Assistants and Art of Influence (Davood Shamsi, Researcher, AOL/Verizon)
Security Track : Machine Learning in Security (Michael Slawinski, Data Scientist, Cylance)
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Keynote Use Case Track: Demonstrate the latest technology developed in AutoX (Jianxiong Xiao, CEO, AutoX Technologies)
Use Case Track : AI in commerce (Andy Pandharikar, CEO, COMMERCE.AI)
General Session: Defending the Planet with Machine Learning (James Parr, Director, NASA FDL)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 1:40PM Technical Track : AI Based Data Extraction (George Roth, CEO, Recognos)
Use Case Track :  IoT and Healthcare – Designing a New System to Predict Adverse Reactions (Ravi Srivatsav, VP Business Development, NTT Innovation Institute)
General Session:  Best Practices for IP Protection of Data Security Technology (Steve Bachmann, Founder, Bachmann Law Group)
1:40 PM - 2:20 PM Use Case Track : Machine Learning for Cross-channel Advertising at scale with Apache Spark (Debajyoti Ray, Chief Data Officer, VideoAmp)
Use Case Track : AI in Finance: From Hype to Marketing and Cybersec Applications (Natalino Busa, Head of Data Science, Cognitive Finance Group)
Use Case Track : Extracting profiles for People, Organizations and Beyond: Summarization on Steroids (Tatiana Erekhinskaya, Research Scientist, Lymba Corporation)
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM General Track : Why we don’t talk anymore How natural language delivers the intimacy to bring customers closer (Andy Peart, Chief Strategy Officer, Artificial Solutions)
Use Case Track : “From concept to launch –  The journey of AI"  (Mahesh Thakur, Small Business Leader, Intuit)
Technical  Track: Comparing Deep Learning frameworks (Jeffrey Shomaker, Founder, 21SP)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM General Session Track : The 7 Myths of AI (Robin Bordol, CEO, CrowdFlower)
Technical Track : Unlocking true Artificial Intelligence with Quantum Mechanics (Mounir Shita, CEO, Kimera)
Use Case:  AI driven patient experience (Neeraj Bhavani, CEO, Tagnos)
4:10 PM - 4:50 PM Use Case Track:  AI as a Service at Scale: Retail Case Study(Eldar Sadikov, CEO, Jetlore)
Technical Track: Real-time streaming data analysis with HTM (Yuwei Cui,  Artificial Intelligence Researcher, Numenta)
Technical Track:  Filling in Missing Data: Matrix Completion (Mustafa Eisa, Data Scientist, CBJ Global)
4:50 PM - 6:00 PM Keynote Panel: Solving Business Problems With AI
Alexy Khabrov, Chief Scientist, Cicero.AI (Moderator)
Alexander Tsyplikhin, Co-founder and COO, Data Monsters
Christopher Moody, Data Scientist, Stitch Fix
Michael Feng, Director, Nitro
Delip Rao, Founder, Joostware
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM General Track: Natural Language Generation: Communicating with the New Machine (Kristian Hammond, Chief Scientist, Narrative Science)
General Track: Uplift modeling & Media Consumption (Dan Porter, CTO, BlueLabs)
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Use Case Track : Using Natural Language Understanding To Map The World (Nadav Gur, Founder, Servo Labs)
General Track : Can AI prevent the next Fukushima? (Ed Heinbockel, CEO, SavantX)

Day -2 ( January 21 7:45AM-6:40PM )

7:45 AM - 8:00AM Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Fast Data: Big Data Analytics Using Streams (Vladimir Bacvanski, Founder, SciSpike)
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM TensorFlow in the Wild (Kaz Sato, Lead Developer Evangelist, Google)
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Workshop: Spark Streaming with Kafka (Sujee Maniyam, Big Data Consultant, ElephantScale)
12:30 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 3:00PM Workshop: Spark Streaming with Kafka (Contd..)(Sujee Maniyam, Big Data Consultant, ElephantScale)
3:00 PM - 3:05PM Break
3:05 PM - 6:00PM Workshop: 3-hour Applied Tensorflow (Rumman Chowdhury, Senior Data Scientist, Metis)
6:00 PM - 6:40PM Technical Track: Filling in Missing Data: Matrix Completion (Mustafa Eisa, Data Scientist, CBJ Global & Ahmed Bakhaty, Computational Engineer, CBJ Global)

Day -3 ( January 22 7:45AM-3:00PM )

7:45AM-8:00AM Registration
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cassandra Workshop (Sujee Maniyam, Big Data Consultant, ElephantScale)
12:00 PM - 12:30PM Lunch Break
12:30PM - 1:00PM Detecting & Mitigating Fraud at Airbnb scale (Anish Muppalaneni, Engineering Manager, Airbnb)
1:00PM - 1:40PM Data Science + Hollywood (Farhan Baluch, Senior Data Scientist, Netflix)
1:40PM - 2:20PM Real Time Fraud Detection with Streaming Computation at Capital One (Dongming Liang, lead software engineer, Capital One )
2:20PM - 3:00PM Theano Keras Tensorflow for Recurrent Neural Network RNN Text Generation, Chatbot and Gaming (Bhairav Mehta, Manager, Apple)

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice


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