Conference Agenda

AI WORLD CONFERENCE AGENDA

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Monday, December 11, 2017

7:30AM

Registration Opens

9:00

AI World Executive Summit
Strategic Research Sponsor Forrester Research

noon

Networking Luncheon

Workshop/
Summit

Workshop

Building an Application Specific Intelligent Assistant

Chair: Dr. William Meisel, President, TMA Associates

Seminar

Deep Learning in the Enterprise

Chair: Robert Bogucki, Chief Science Officer, Deepsense.io

Summit

AI in Healthcare

Chair, David Ledbetter, Data Scientist, Children’s
Hospital LA

1:00PM

1:00-2:00pm
The Roadmap: What’s Available and How to Use It

William Meisel, President,
TMA Associates

1:00-1:45pm
State-of-the-Practice of Data Science in the Enterprise

Speakers: Claes Gustafsson, PhD, Co-Founder, CCO, ATUM,
Ravi Srivatsav, SVP, CBO, NTT Innovation Institute (NTTi3), & Jan Lasek, Data Scientist, deepsense.io

1:00-1:25pm
State of AI in Medicine

Moderator: David Ledbetter,
Data Scientist, Children’s Hospital of LA

1:45-2:45pm
What, Why and How of Deep Learning

Speaker: Jan Lasek,
Data Scientist, deepsense.io

1:30-2:05pm
Healthcare in the Trenches

Speakers: Sareen Shah,
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow, Children’s Hospital of LA & Yindalon Aphinyanaphongs, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine

2:10-2:45pm
Personalized Data

Speakers: Claes Gustafsson, PhD, Co-Founder, CCO, ATUM
Ravi Srivatsav, SVP, CBO, NTT Innovation Institute (NTTi3)

2:45

Exhibit Hall Opens – Networking Break

3:15

3:15-3:55pm
Do You Really Need to Build Your Own Data Science Team?

Speaker: Jan Lasek, Data Scientist, deepsense.io

3:15-3:55pm
Panel: Deep Leaning in Healthcare

Speakers: David Ledbetter, Data Scientist, Children’s Hospital of LA & Dany De Grave, Senior Director InnX: Innovation Programs and External Networks, Sanofi Pasteur

4:00-4:45pm
Panel: Deep Learning for the Enterprise: Opportunities and Challenges

Moderator: Robert Bogucki, Chief Science Officer, Deepsense.io
Panelists: Vishwa Kolla, AVP and Head of Advanced Analytics, John Hancock Insurance


4:00-4:45pm

Panel: Healthcare Startups

Moderator: David Ledbetter, Data Scientist, Children’s Hospital of LA

 

4:45

Networking Break in Exhibit Hall

5:15

Open to All Attendees: General Session Panel
Artificial Intelligence: Follow the Money

Moderator: Steve Ardire, AI Startup Advisor & ‘Merchant of Light’
Panelists: Rudina Seseri, Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures — Diego Saenz, Managing Director,
Accenture — Oliver Mitchell, Partner, Autonomy Ventures

5:45

Welcome Networking Reception with Exhibitors

6:30pm

AI Startup Lightning Sessions

Moderator: Steve Ardire, AI Startup Advisor & ‘Merchant of Light’
Panelists: Haikal Pribadi, CEO, GRAKN.AI —
Nick Brestoff, Founder/CEO, Intraspexion Inc. —
Vita Vishnepolsky, Head of Business Development NA,
Clickworker.com Inc.

MIT Computer Science AI Lab Panel

WITI Evening Reception

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

8:00AM

Networking Continental Breakfast

9:35

Executive Roundtable: The State of the Practice of AI in the Enterprise
Moderator: Amy Bernstein, Editor, Harvard Business Review
Panelists: Dr. Anju Gupta, Director, Monsanto — Kumar Srivastava, VP, BNY — Dr. William Mark, President, SRI

10:35

Networking Break

11:00

Keynote: IBM Watson

11:25

Executive Roundtable:
Moderator: Dave Schubmehl, Research Director Cognitive/AI Systems, IDC
Panelists: JP Abello, Director, Global Engineering R&D, Nielsen – Robert Bogucki, Chief Science Officer, deepsense.io – John Daly, Senior Vice President, Sony

12:20PM

Networking and Lunch

Track 1
AI in Industry

Chair: Judith Hurwitz, CEO, Hurwitz Associates

Track 2
AI: State of the Technology

Track 3
Conversational Interfaces/Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Chair: Bill Meisel, TMA Associates

1:30-1:55

Building a Cognitive Business

Josh Sutton, Global Head, Data and AI, Sapient Razorfish

State of Machine Learning
Deloitte

Trends in Conversational Systems

Moderator: Bill Meisel, TMA Associates

2:00-2:40

Panel: AI in Fintech

Moderator: Judith Hurwitz, CEO, Hurwitz Associates
Panelists: Clara Durodie, CEO & Founder, Cognitive Finance Group —
David Linthicum, SVP, Cloud Technology Partners —
Rekha Joshi, Principal Engineer, Intuit

Panel: Next Generation AI Technologies

Moderator: Raul Castanon-Martinez, Sr. Analyst, 451 Research
Panelists: Ben Narasin, General Partner, Canvas Ventures

Panel: Technology Options in Speech Recognition and NL Understanding

Moderator: Denise Valentine, Senior Analyst, AITE Group
Panelist: Zachary Jones, Director of Engineering, BankTracker

2:45-3:25

Panel: AI Impact on B2C Interactions 

Moderator: Judith Hurwitz, CEO, Hurwitz Associates
JP Abello, Director, Global Engineering R&D, Nielsen

Panel: AI and Real Time IoT

Panelists: Michael O’Connell, Chief Analytics Officer, TIBCO Software, David Maher, EVP and CTO, Intertrust Technologies, and Said Tabet, Technology Lead of IoT Strategy, Dell EMC

Panel: What are the Killer Apps of NLP?

Moderator: Ernesto Felteira, Manager of Strategy & Innovation, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Panelists: Rob May, CEO and Co-founder, Talla

3:25

Networking Break in Exhibit Hall

4:10

 

Armchair Interview: The Future of AI and Cybersecurity
Rick Grinnell, Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures & Security Guru Bruce Schneier

4:35

Keynote – Open to All Attendees
Boyd Davis, CEO, Kogentix

5:00

Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall

6:15-7:30

AI in Industry
Fintech

AI in Industry: Sales and Marketing
Moderator: Vishwa Kolla, AVP and Head of Advanced Analytics, John Hancock Insurance

AI in Industry: Robotic Process Automation
Moderator: Judith Hurwitz, CEO, Hurwitz Group

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

8:00AM

Networking Continental Breakfast

9:00

Conference Day 3 Intro

10:00

Executive Roundtable: Driving Innovation in the Enterprise
Panelists: Virginie Vast, Head of Cognitive Procurement & Digital Sourcing, Vodafone Procurement – Martin Mrugal, Chief Innovation Officer of North America, SAP – Jason Waxman, Corporate VP and GM of Data Center Solutions, Intel

10:45

Networking Break

11:05am

Keynote

11:35

State of the Technology: Making Robots Intelligent, Cognitive and Aware

Moderator: Rudina Seseri, Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures
Panelists: Colin Angle, CEO, iRobot – Cynthia Breazeal, Founder & Chief Scientist, Jibo

Noon

Networking and Lunch

1:10PM

Executive Roundtable:
Moderator: Tolga Kortuglu, CEO, PARC

Track 4
Deploying AI in the Enterprise

Track 4
Future of AI & UX

1:35-2:15

TBD

Conversational Interfaces in Customer Service

Moderator: Dr. Bill Meisel, President, TMA Associates
Panelists:
Michael Nicholas, Chief Experience Officer, Born.AI & MDC Media Partners – Ernesto Feiteira, Manager of Strategy & Innovation, Liberty Mutual Insurance

2:20-3:00

Evolution of AI Chip Architectures to the Edge

Moderator: Dr. Shriram Ramanathan, Senior Analyst, Lux Research

Bots & Beyond: The Future of Intelligent Assistants & Conversational Interfaces
Moderator: Dr. Bill Meisel, President, TMA Associates
Panelists: Dr. Catherine Havasi, CEO, Luminoso & Mark McSpadden, Director of Sabre Labs, Sabre

3:00-3:15

Networking Break

3:15-3:45

The Future Enterprise: Structuring Winning AI Deals
Moderator: David Blake, Founder/CEO, UpperEdge
Panelist: Matt Karlyn, Co-Chair: Technology Industry Team, Foley & Lardner LLP

Future of Driverless Cars
Moderator: Dr. Lance Eliot, CEO, Techbrium

 

3:45-4:20

General Session Executive Panel  — Future of AI
Moderator: Eliot Weinman, Conference Chair
Panelists: Rana el Kaliouby, CEO, Affectiva; Kris Hammond, Chief Scientist, Narrative Science

4:20

AI World 2017 Adjourns

Conference program is subject to change.

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