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THE AI CONFERENCE

By Sessions Events, Inc. (other events)

Friday, June 2 2017 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
 
ABOUT ABOUT

The Artificial Intelligence Conference is an annual event where leading AI researchers and top industry practitioners meet and collaborate. Produced by the creators of MLconf, The Machine Learning Conference


The AI conference will focus on emerging technology in Artificial Intelligence with a specific focus around projects, teams and people who are working on Artificial General Intelligence and related topics. In addition to deeply technical presentations on AI, we will also host presentations on topics in law, ethics, safety, and governance, as we believe those are interesting topics and important dimensions to address in this growing field.

Event Speakers:

Ashwin Ram, Sr. Manager Alexa AI, Amazon     

Dr. Ashwin Ram is Senior Manager of AI Science for Alexa, the intelligent agent that powers Amazon Echo and other devices. He leads R&D initiatives to create advanced technologies for conversational agents, including the university-facing Alexa Prize competition.
Dr. Ram is a distinguished artificial intelligence (AI) researcher and entrepreneur. He managed the Interactive Intelligence research area at PARC, leading a team to invent new behavior change technologies to help people adopt healthier lifestyles. He was a professor in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech and director of the Cognitive Computing Lab. He has co-founded multiple startups, including OpenStudy (acquired by Brainly), an online social learning network, and Enkia (acquired by Sentiment360), which developed AI software for social media applications.

Caroline Sinders, Buzzfeed Eyebeam Open Lab Fellow, Buzzfeed

Caroline Sinders is a machine learning designer/user researcher, artist. For the past few years, she has been focusing on the intersections of natural language processing, artificial intelligence, abuse, online harassment and politics in digital, conversational spaces.Caroline is a designer and researcher at Wikimedia, and a BuzzFeed/Eyebeam Open Lab Fellow. She holds a masters from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program from New York University.

More Speakers to Be Announced Soon!

Call For Papers

To apply to present, complete this form by March 31st, 2017 and we'll be in touch.

We are calling for speakers for the first AI conference. The AI Conference brings together professionals for several industries that are currently being transformed by the recent breakthroughs of Artificial Intelligence. The technical areas of interest that in modern AI are:

  • Deep Learning

  • Deep Reinforcement Learning

  • Neural Turing Machines/Neural Theorem Provers

  • Program Induction

  • Super Deep Networks

  • Generative Models

  • Probabilistic Programming

  • Markov Logic Networks

  • Statistical Relational AI

  • Variational Methods

  • Structure Learning

  • Bayesian Inference

  • One Shot Learning

  • Probabilistic Logic and Reasoning

  • Knowledge Base Building

Presentations should include an application from any of the following areas:

  • Chatbots and Dialogue Systems

  • Game Playing Bots

  • Driverless Cars

  • UAVs

  • Trading Bots

  • Robotic Systems

  • Synthetic Art

  • Synthetic Biology

  • Knowledge Extraction Systems

  • Healthcare

  • Transportation

  • Agriculture

  • Consumer Goods

  • Law Ethics in AI/ML

  • Internet Security

  • Biotech

  • Finance

  • Retail

  • Advertising

  • Entertainment

 

Event Schedule

  • 9AM: Registration & Networking Session

  • 10AM: Presentations Begin

  • 12PM: Lunch & Networking

  • 1:00PM: Afternoon Presentations

  • 3PM Coffee & Networking

  • 3:30PM Final Presentations

  • 5:30PM Happy Hour & Networking