January 19 to 21 2017, Santa Clara, USA.

Global Artificial Intelligence Conference

Day -1 (January 19th 8:00AM-7:00PM )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40AM General Keynote: The State of AI (Jim Mchugh, VP, Nvidia)
9:40 AM - 10:20AM General Track:  Systems That Learn Stephen Buckley (Stephen Buckley, Director, MIT)
Technical Track : Embeddable Deep Pose Estimation (Alex Londeree, Data Scientist, Knit Health)
Use Case Track  :  Serving AI to Enterprise (Peter Brodsky, CEO, HyperScience)
10:20AM -10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20AM Technical Track: Using NLP, Machine Learning & Deep Learning algorithms to extract meaning from text (David Talby, VP, Atigeo)
Use Case Track : From Predictive to Prescriptive Analytics (Nikki Hallgrimsdottir, VP, Algomus)
General Track : Product Liability Issues in AI Systems (Stephen Wu, Partner, Silicon Valley Law Group)
11:20 AM - 12:00PM Keynote Use Case Track: Conversational AI in Amazon Alexa (Ashwin Ram, Sr. Manager, AI Science, Amazon Alexa, Amazon)
General Session Track : M&A Trends in AI (Kartik Gada, Executive Director, Woodside Capital)
Use Case Track : AI and Big Data in Commerce (Manindra Majumdar, CEO, Gofind.AI )
12:00 PM - 1:0PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 1:40PM Use Case Track : AI in Medicine (Anthony Chang, Director, CHOC Children's Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute)
Use Case Track : How AI is set to reshape sports (Mounir Zok, Director, United States Olympic Committee)
General Track : Why is AI back in the spotlight? (Jordi Torras, CEO, Inbenta)
1:40PM - 2:20PM Technical Track: Machine Learning at Scale (Aditya Kalro, Manager, Facebook)
Use Case Track: Leveraging AI for the perfect sell out (Sam Macdonnell, CTO, HotelTonight)
Use Case Track : AI and the automation of the business back office (Kunal Verma, CTO, AppZen)
2:20PM - 3:00PM

Keynote Panel : AI from Investment perspective
Sanjit Dang (Investment Director, Intel Capital)
Kiersten Stead (Investment Director, Monsanto Growth Ventures)
Yashwanth Hemaraj (VC, Benhamou Global Ventures)
Doug Dooley (Venture Capitalist, Venrock)
Pankaj Mitra(Principal, Innovation Fund, Infosys)
Leonard Speiser (Venture Partner, Neuron.VC)
Karthik Gada (Executive Director at Woodside Capital Partners) - Moderator

Technical Track : Deep Learning for Image Understanding at Scale (Stacey Svetlichnaya, Software Engineer, Yahoo)
Use Case Track :  Applications of deep learning in game development (Dave Sullivan, Founder, Blackcloud BSG)

3:00PM - 3:30PM Afternoon Break
3:30PM - 4:10PM

Keynote Session Track : Beyond Chatbots: The future of A.I. and business (Will Murphy, VP, Talla)
Use Case Track: 5 Ways AI is revolutionizing Supply Chains for Manufacturers (Moataz Rashad, CEO, DeepVu)
SecurityTrack :  Security.AI: The role of security assistants to protect corporations and individuals in a cloud, mobile and IOT world(Srini Gurrapu, VP, Skyhigh Networks

4:10PM - 4:50PM Use Case Track : Deep Learning Applications in Business (Diego Klabjan, Professor, Northwestern University)
Use Case Track : Distributed ML, the Pervasive Edge, Fog and Cloud Architecture for IoT (Gyana Dash, Sr. Manager, Cisco & Milind Naphade, Director Cognitive Systems, Cisco)
General Session Track : The intersection of artificial intelligence and digital transformation (Joshua Sutton, Global Head - Data & AI, Publicis.Sapient)
4:50PM - 5:45PM

Keynote Panel: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Carrie Solinger (Industry Analyst, IDC)
Michael Natusch(Global Head of AI, Prudential)
Bhairav Mehta(Manager, Apple)
Rashad Moataz (CEO, DeepVu)
Bill Reichert (Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures)
Jessica Groopman(Industry Analyst, Tractica) - Moderator

4:50PM - 5:30PM Keynote Use Case Track: Demonstrate the latest technology developed in AutoX (Jianxiong Xiao, CEO, AutoX Technologies)
5:45PM - 7:00PM PM RECEPTION

Day -2 (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 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)
General Track: Artificial Intelligence Combined with Deep Learning (Bryan Bell, Executive Vice President, Expert System)
10:20AM - 10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM Technical Track: Virtual Assistants and Art of Influence (Davood Shamsi, Researcher, AOL/Verizon)
Security Track : Machine Learning in Security (Michael Slawinski, Data Scientist, Cylance)
Use Case Track: Using Ontologies and NLP to Diagnose and Address Logistics Challenges in Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chains (Elisa Kendall, Partner, Thematix)
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Keynote Technical Track : Explainable AI using brain-motivated neural networks (Tsvi Achler, CEO, Optimizing Mind)
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 (Aneema Rawat, Director, NTT Innovation Institute)
General Session: Best Practices for IP Protection of Artificial Intelligence Technology (Steve Bachmann, Founder, Bachmann Law Group)
1:40 PM - 2:20 PM 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 : Machine Learning for Cross-channel Advertising at scale with Apache Spark (Debajyoti Ray, Chief Data Officer, VideoAmp)
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 Technical  Track: Comparing Deep Learning frameworks (Jeffrey Shomaker, Founder, 21SP)
Use Case Track : “From concept to launch –  The journey of AI"  (Mahesh Thakur, Small Business Leader, Intuit)
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)
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) & Zexi Mao, Data Scientist, Jetlore)
Technical Track: Real-time streaming data analysis with HTM (Yuwei Cui,  Artificial Intelligence Researcher, Numenta)
General Track:  Intelligent Bots: What’s Real, What’s Now, What’s to Come (Jason Evans, CIO, Kore)
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
Eldar Sadikov, CEO, Jetlore
Michelle Casbon, Director, Qordoba
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM General Track:  Product Development with AI & ML(Kumar Srivastava, VP, BNY Mellon)
General Track: Uplift modeling & Media Consumption (Dan Porter, CTO, BlueLabs)
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Use Case Track: Application of ML to reinvent debt collection (Richard Yeung, Head of Data Science, TrueAccord)
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 (Jan 20th Workshop Track)

8:00AM - 12:00 PM 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)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30PM - 6:00PM Workshop : Building Chatbots (Anusua Trivedi, Data Scientist, Microsoft)

Day -3 (January 21st 7:45AM-6:40PM)

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

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice

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