January 17 to 19 2018, Santa Clara, USA.

Global Artificial Intelligence Conference

Day -1 (January 17th 8:00AM-7:00PM )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40AM General Keynote : Deep Learning – Market Adoption Overview (Sreenivasa Chadalavada, Managing Partner, Gartner)
9:40 AM - 10:20AM General Track: Navigating The AI Job Market - How To Differentiate Yourself And Land The Right Role (Andrew Savage, Head Of AI Partnerships, Metis)
Finance Track: xAI in the financial industry (Jari Koister, VP, FICO)
Travel/Transportation Track:  Personalization Using LSTMs (Ankit Jain, Data Scientist, Uber)
Agriculture Track: Digital Partnership: Accelerating the era of Artificial Intelligence(Anju Gupta, Director, Monsanto)
10:20AM -10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20AM Telco Track: Petabyte Scale AI Platform & Data Applications (Ganesh Harinath, Director, Verizon)
Finance Track: Distributed Deep Learning Optimizations (Finance Related) (Geeta Chauhan, Chief Technology Officer, SVSG)
Travel/Transportation Track: Usage Of AI In Video And Photo Identification Of People And Things As The Future Of Airports And Security (Ramki Ramaswamy, VP Technologies, JetBlue)
11:20 AM - 12:00PM Finance Track: Convolutional Neural Networks And Unconventional Data - Predicting The Stock Market Using Images (Manuel Amunategui, VP Predictive Analytics, SpringML)
Travel/Transportation Track: Rise of Artificial Intelligence and Travel Industry disruption (Sanjib Basak, Director Data Science, Carlson WagonLit)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 1:40PM Technical Track: Keras (Francesco Mosconi, Data Scientist, CATALIT)
Finance Track: Artificial Intelligence Finance Use Case (Upendra Mardikar, VP Technologies, American Express)
Travel/Transportation Track: Artificial Intelligence In Autonomous Vehicles (Gaurav Agarwal, Manager, NVIDIA)
Industry Track: Machine Learning In Industrial Sector: The Stepchild With Large ROI (Rohit Mittal, Director, Intel)
1:40PM - 2:20PM Finance Track: Machine Thinking (Ashish Bansal, Sr. Director Data Science, Capital One)
Technical Track: Scaling Tensorflow To 100s Of GPUs With Spark And Hops Hadoop (Jim Dowling, Professor, KTH - Royal Institute Of Technology)
Industry Track: Integrating Domain Expert Knowledge Into Deep Learning AI: A Case Study In Chemistry (Garrett Goh, Data Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Lab)
2:20PM - 3:00PM Keynote Panel : AI from Investment perspective
- Aaref Hilaly (Partner, Sequoia Capital)
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Yoshi Tanaka (Director, SoftBank)
Technical Track: Deep-Chain Learning (Shyam Sarkar, CEO, AyushNet)
Finance Track: Finance Use Case (Venkatesh Ramanathan, Data Scientist, Paypal)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Afternoon Break
3:30PM - 4:10PM Keynote Session Track/Use Case Track 
General Track: Business Transformations thorough IoT and AI (Yoshi Tanaka, Director, SoftBank)
Finance Track: Role of artificial intelligence in the visualization of complexity and uncertainty (Payman Khodabandehloo, Principal UX Design-Information Architect, TIAA-CREF)
4:10PM - 4:50PM Use Case Track/Use Case Track/General Session Track
4:50PM - 5:45PM Keynote Panel: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

4:50PM - 5:30PM General Track : Applying Machine Learning To IT Management And Operations (Xiaoyun Zhu, Principal Architect, HyperPilot)
5:45PM - 7:00PM PM RECEPTION

Day - 1 (Jan 17th Workshop Track)

9:00AM - 12:00 PM NLP Workshop (SK Reddy, Chief Product Officer AI & ML, Digitalist Group)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 3:00PM NLP Workshop (SK Reddy, Chief Product Officer AI & ML, Digitalist Group) (Contd..)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30PM - 6:30PM NLP Workshop (SK Reddy, Chief Product Officer AI & ML, Digitalist Group) (Contd..)

Day - 1 (Jan 17th Workshop Track)

9:00AM - 12:00 PM Keras Workshop (Francesco Mosconi, Data Scientist, CATALIT)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:40PM - 3:00PM Advanced Keras Workshop (Francesco Mosconi, Data Scientist, CATALIT)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30PM - 6:30PM Advanced Keras Workshop (Francesco Mosconi, Data Scientist, CATALIT) (Contd..)

Day -2 (January 18th 7:45AM-5:00PM )

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM General Keynote Session: Intelligence - The Electricity of our Era (Vitaly Gordon, VP, Data Science and Engineering Einstein,  Salesforce)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Enterprise Track: Revolutionizing Enterprise Applications: Making Procurement Awesome With AI And Machine Learning (Shivani Govil, VP, SAP)
Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech TrackPharmaceutical Industry And AI: Where Are We Today? (Jamie Powers, Director, PerkinElmer Informatics)
Technical Track: Cluster YouTube: A Top Down And Bottom Up Approach (Jon Morra, VP Data Science, ZEFR)
10:20AM - 10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM Enterprise Track: Advanced Applications Of Artificial Intelligence In Enterprises (Anand Rao, Partner, PwC)
Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech Track : Deep Learning In Biotech, Rapid Diagnostics. (Tanay Tandon, CEO, Athelas)
Technical Track:  Applied machine learning & deep learning for text mining (David Talby, Chief Technology Officer, Atigeo)
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Keynote Technical Track/Use Case Track/General Session
Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech Track: Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease With Machine Learning (Ayin Vala, Chief Data Scientist, Foundation For Precision)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 1:40PM Chatbot Track: Collaborative Intelligence (Nikki Hallgrimsdottir, VP, Algomus)
1:40 PM - 2:20 PM Enterprise Track:  Journey to Enterprise-scale AI Solutions: Three lessons inspired by Hollywood (Rajat Mishra, Vice President, Cisco Systems)
Industry Use Case Track: Developing And Deploying AI Solutions On The Cloud Using Azure ML And Team Data Science Process (TDSP) (Debraj Guhathakurta, Senior Data Scientist, Microsoft)
General Track:  Transitioning to Artificial Intelligence: A Framework to Follow for Higher ROI from AI (Mohammed Chaara, Director, Lenovo)
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Technical Track/Use Case Track/General Track
Enterprise Track: Machine Learning Platformization In The Enterprise: Enabling AI At Scale - A VC View (Ed Fernandez, Founder, Naiss.Io)
Industry Use Case Track: Zillow: AI In Real Estate (Jasjeet Thind, VP Data Science & Engineering, Zillow)
General Track: AI Personas - The Next Step In The AI Revolution (Scott Noteboom, CEO, Litbit)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM General Track: Building Cognitive Business Applications using Automation and AI aspects (Jari Koister, VP, FICO)
Enterprise Track: Transfer Learning for Enterprise AI (Anjan Goswami, Director Data Science, Salesforce)
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM Keynote Panel: Solving Business Problems With AI
Nikhil Singhvi (Director, Credit Suisse)

Day - 2 (Jan 18th Workshop Track)

8:30AM - 12:30 PM Workshop: Getting Started With TensorFlow (Hans Hyttsten, Software Engineer, Google)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 3:00PM Workshop: The Power of Monotonicity: TensorFlow Lattice (Maya Gupta, Senior Researcher & Seungil You, Researcher, Google)
 
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30PM - 6:00PM Workshop Workshop: The Power of Monotonicity: TensorFlow Lattice (Maya Gupta, Senior Researcher & Seungil You, Researcher, Google)
 

Day - 2 (Jan 18th Workshop Track)

8:30AM - 12:30 PM Blockchain Workshop (Mike Myburgh, Principal Architect, TIBCO)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 3:00PM Enancing NLP with Deep Neural Networks (Luis Serrano, Manager, Udacity)
 
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30PM - 6:00PM Enancing NLP with Deep Neural Networks (Luis Serrano, Manager, Udacity) (Contd.)
 

Day -3 (January 19th 8:30AM-6:00PM )

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM General Keynote Session
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Security Track: AI And The Future Of Cyber Security (Dean Harvey, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP)
Telco Track: AI in Wireless Telecoms (Sinan Akkaya, Director, AT&T)
Retail/E-Commerce Track: Apache Spark in the hands of data scientists (Neelesh Srinivas, Software Engineer, Stitch Fix)
10:20AM - 10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM Technical Track/Security Track/Use Case Track
Security Track: DEEP DEFENSE: Using deep learning to fight off uber fraudsters (Karthik Ramasamy, Manager, Uber)
Telco Track: Machine Learning | Big Data | Artificial Intelligence Telecom Way (Tushar Sabharwal, Test Engineering Lead, Ericsson)
Retail/E-Commerce Track:  AI Use Case (Andy Pandharikar, CEO, COMMERCE.AI)
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Keynote Technical Track/Use Case Track/General Session
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 1:40PM Technical Track/Use Case Track/General Session
Telco Track: From Disappointing To Delightful: How To Build With IoT (Mike Vladimer, Founder, Orange Silicon Valley)
General Track: AI Developments on the Horizon (Josh Neland, Managing Director, Accenture)
1:40 PM - 2:20 PM Use Case Track/Use Case Track/Use Case Track
Security Track: IOT And Machine Learning - Transforming The Security Space (Rajeeve Kaul, Vice President Of Products,Essendant)
Telco Track: In search of an Intelligent Contact Center: Artificial Intelligence transforming contact center (Shahidul Mannan,  Head of Technology, Teletech)
General Track:  How To Win The War For Data Science Talent (Max Dosad, Principal Consultant Data Science, Harnham)
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Technical Track/Use Case Track/General Track
Security Track: AI for Security (Rajarshi Gupta, VP  Data Science, Avast)
Technical Track: Reducing Risks With Illuminated AI (Tsvi Achler, CEO, Optimizing Mind)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM General Session Track/Technical Track/Use Case
Security Track: Fighting Online Fraud And Abuse With Large-Scale Machine-Learning And Deep Learning (Jacob Burnim, Lead Engineer, Sift Science)
Technical Track:  Data Science For Blockchain And Cryptocurrencies (Bhairav Mehta, Manager, Apple)
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM Keynote Panel

Day - 3 (Jan 19th Workshop Track)

9:00AM - 12:00 PM Workshop: Frameworks galore..Which one to pick (SK Reddy, Chief Product Officer AI & ML, Digitalist Group)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 3:00PM Workshop: Frameworks galore..Which one to pick (SK Reddy, Chief Product Officer AI & ML, Digitalist Group)(Contd..)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30PM - 6:00PM Workshop: Frameworks galore..Which one to pick (SK Reddy, Chief Product Officer AI & ML, Digitalist Group)(Contd..)

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice

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