Westboro, MA – October 30, 2017 – AI World 2017 will be held December 11-13, 2017 at the Boston Marriott Copley in Boston, MA. Now in its’ second year, AI World has become the industry’s largest event focused on the state of the practice of enterprise AI and machine learning. AI World’s mission is to enable enterprise business and technology executives to learn how to successfully harness intelligent technologies to build competitive advantage, drive new business opportunities and accelerate innovation efforts.
According to conference founder and chair, Eliot Weinman, “We are very excited to announce a world class 3-day conference program comprising more than 70 sessions and 120 industry thought leaders. AI World was developed in collaboration with more than 80 leading AI corporate solution providers, executive advisors, research firms, major media channels, associations and start-ups who together have important stakes in the future of enterprise AI.”
Attendees will begin their 3-day journey starting at the AI World Executive Summit led by Forrester. Entitled “Mastering the AI Operating Model – Insight, Automation & Engagement”, attendees will learn a simple framework to think about how enterprises can leverage and stay ahead of the surging interest in AI. David Kiron, Executive Editor of the MIT Sloan Management Review will outline the results of a year-long study which measures the current state of enterprise AI based on a comprehensive study of 3,000 global executives. Executives from organizations such as SRI, Sanofi Pasteur, Pegasystems, Dell/EMC, Flamingo.ai, InterContinental Hotel and others will discuss their corporate AI strategies.
The afternoon of the first day includes intensive half day programs on key AI technologies and a vertical industry summit, including:
A general session open to all attendees follows entitled “AI: Follow the Money” featuring leading investors discussing where the next wave of investments will be going in the AI market. This is followed by a networking reception on the exhibit floor to meet with leading AI solution vendors and AI startups.
Our Monday evening events include the AI Lightning Panel with 7 AI Startups, a special program on from Women in Technology International and Mobile Monday who will be covering the convergence of AI and Life Sciences.
On Tuesday, Dec 12 the program begins with keynote speaker Dr. Sam Madden, co-director of MIT CSAIL Systems That Learn. Then a complete update on the state of enterprise AI from the point-of-view of executives leading the efforts at Global 2000 organizations, and a thorough discussion of the AI industry. Other luminary keynotes include Rob High, IBM Fellow, VP and CTO, IBM Watson, Heath Terry, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs and Anthony Scriffignano, Ph.D., SVP, Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet.
The afternoon is focused on AI implementation in key industries including a special program entitled AI Strategies and Technologies Solutions Theater which provides insights to attendees on specific topics, vendors and solutions in areas such as HPC, Business AI Use Cases, AI in Telecommunications, Robotics Process Automation, AI in Fintech and more.
On Wednesday, Dec 13, AI World looks at the future of enterprise AI, with an opening keynote from Tom Austin, VP and Gartner Fellow, Gartner. Other keynotes and sessions discuss innovation in the enterprise, moving beyond the AI black box, the future of driverless cars, and much more. Also, the Cognitive Computing Consortium is producing a one day program entitled “Directions in Cognitive”.
The AI World speakers are a who’s who in the industry, including:
- Dr. Sam Madden, MIT CSAIL Systems that Learn
- Rob High, IBM Fellow, VP and CTO, IBM Watson
- Tom Austin, VP & Gartner Fellow, Gartner
- Dr. William Mark, President, Information and CS, SRI
- Ilya Gelfenbeyn, Senior Product Manager, Google
- Dr. Michael Dahlweid, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Digital, GE Healthcare
- Anju Gupta, Director, Digital Partnerships, Monsanto
- Cynthia Breazeal, Founder & Chief Scientist, Jibo
- Bruce Schneier, Cybersecurity Guru
- John Daly, SVP Worldwide Production Services, Sony Pictures Entertainment
- Heath Terry, Head Global Internet Research, Goldman Sachs
- Anthony Scriffignano, SVP, Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet
- David Schatsky, Managing Director, Deloitte
- Chad Steelberg, Chairman and CEO, Veritone
- Josh Sutton, Data & AI Practice Lead, SapientRazorfish
- Martin Mrugal, Chief Innovation Officer, SAP
- Alessandro Zolla, VP Tech Machine Learning, Nielsen
- Boyd Davis, CEO & Co-Founder, Kogentix
- Kumar Srivastava, VP Product Strategy, Bank of NY
- Pedro Barata, Principal Prog Mgr. Cognitive Procurement, VodaFone
- Manoj Saxena, Executive Chairman, CognitiveScale
AI World features a special expo program which allows expo attendees to attend 17 special events. In addition, all attendees will have the opportunity of networking at the AI World Expo and AI Startup Pavilion to meet with 75+ sponsors and exhibitors, including:
IBM Watson, Kogentix, Semiconductor Energy Lab, Veritone, Deloitte, SapientRazorfish, Dow Jones, CognitiveScale, Interactions, Forrester, Dell/EMC, MIT CSAIL, CIO Review, FORTUNE, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, deepsense.ai, Avata Intelligence, DataRobot, 451 Research, Pegasystems, Juniper Research, Industrial Internet Consortium, Lux Research, OMG, UiPath, Cray, CrowdFlower, GlassWing Ventures, Hurwitz & Associates, Flamingo.ai, iMerit Technology Services, Indico.ai, Intrprtr, Affectiva, SigOpt, Algomus, Alegion, Maxeler Technologies, Cognitive Computing Consortium, VoiceBase, Rethink Research, Skymind, Tractica Research, AVIOS, CIO Applications, Mobile Monday, AUVSI, MLAI, Fintech Finance, TMA Associates, Datanami, DZone.com, Babson College, Clickworker, GRAKN.AI, Presagen, Life Whisperer, RAO Information Systems, SFL Scientific, SkyScale, RT Insights, TurboPatent, DataInformed, Universal Robots, Xilinx, Mighty AI, WITI, UNH Online, Cobalt Speech & Language, Bi Brainz, Earley Information Science, InsideBigData, Zylotech and more!
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