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AI World Announces 3-Day Conference Program & Expo

By CIOReview | Wednesday, November 8, 2017

WESTBORO, MA: 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 providersexecutive advisors, research firms, major media channels, associations and start-ups who together have important stakes in the future of enterprise AI.”

The AI World conference and expo program was developed specifically for business executives who are charged with successfully implementing AI, machine learning and intelligent technologies in their businesses. The AI World brochure is available for download here. 

During the conference, 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.  Also, executives from organizations like SRI, Sanofi Pasteur, Pegasystems, Dell/EMC, InterContinental Hotel and others will discuss their corporate AI strategies.

The afternoon of the first day includes half day special programs on key AI technologies and a vertical industry summit, including:

The afternoon of the first day includes a networking reception on the exhibit floor to meet with leading AI solution vendors and AI startups.  A special general session “AI: Follow the Money” features leading investment professionals discussing where the next wave of investments will be going in the AI market.

Monday evening also features special programs such as the AI Lightning Panel with 7 AI Startups, a special program from Women in Technology International and also Mobile Monday who will be covering the convergence of AI and Life Sciences.

On Tuesday Dec 12 the program begins with 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. The afternoon is focused on AI implementation in key industries and also includes a special program entitled AI Strategies and Technologies Solutions 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:

  • Sam Madden, MIT CSAIL Systems that Learn
  • Rob High, IBM Fellow, VP and CTO, IBM Watson
  • Tom Austin, Gartner Fellow, Gartner
  • William Mark, President, Information and CS, SRI
  • Ilya Gelfenbeyn, Senior Product Manager, Google
  • 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 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,, Avata Intelligence, DataRobot, 451 Research, Juniper Research, Industrial Internet Consortium, Lux Research, OMG, UiPath, Cray, CrowdFlower, GlassWing Ventures, Hurwitz & Associates, Affectiva, SigOpt, Algomus, Alegion, Maxeler Technologies, Cognitive Computing Consortium, VoiceBase, Maxeler Technologies, Rethink Research, Skymind, Tractica Research, VoiceBase, AVIOS, CrowdFlower, CIO Applications, Mobile Monday, AUVSI, MLAI, Fintech Finance, TMA Associates, Datanami, Clickworker, GRAKN.AI, Presagen, Life Whisperer, RAO Information Systems, SFL Scientific, SkyScale, RT Insights, TurboPatent, UiPath, DataInformed, Universal Robots, Xilinx, Mighty AI, WITI, UNH Online, Cobalt Speech & Language, InsideBigData and more!

For more information on AI World, please contact:

Marketing Contact
Katerina Kilmonis