Day -1 (September 25th 8:00AM-7:30PM )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:40AM General Keynote: How AI Is Disrupting Healthcare (Stuart Mcguigan, CIO, Johnson & Johnson) ( Room 251)
9:40 AM - 10:20AM Healthcare Track: How Can We Assess The Impact Machine Learning And AI Have Had On Healthcare? Reflections From Use Cases In The Industry (Arnaub Chatterjee, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company @AK_Chatterjee)(Room 251)
Technical Track: The Power of Monotonicity To Make ML Make Sense (Sen Zhao, Data Scientist, Google) (Room 252A)  
10:20AM -10:40AM
10:40 AM - 11:20AM Healthcare Track: Machine Learning To Program Living Cells (Joe Isaacson, VP Engineering, Asimov  @Jisaacso) (Room 251)
Technical Track: Decentralized AI: Convergence Of Blockchain & AI (Geeta Chauhan, Chief Technology Officer, DeepCloudAI @geeta4c) (Room 252A)
11:20 AM - 12:00PM Supply Chain Track: Procureminator’? How Artificial Intelligence Will Change The Face Of  Procurement (Marcell Vollmer, Chief Digital Officer, SAP @mvollmer1) (Room 251)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM
Lunch Break
1:00PM - 1:40PM Healthcare Track: Early Diagnosis Of Autism & ADHD With AI Can Change Lives (Halim Abbas, Chief AI Officer, Cognoa) (Room 251)
Technical Track: Deep Learning, Image Classification, Multi-GPU Training, Docker (George Iordanescu, Data Scientist, Microsoft) (Room 252A)
1:40PM - 2:20PM Keynote Healthcare Track:  Deep Learning And Healthcare (Sanji Fernando, VP Technologies, UnitedHealth Group) (Room 251)
General Track: Big Data & Network Effects in Healthcare (Sean Cornelius, Research Scientist, Northeastern University @spcornelius) ( Room 252A)
2:20PM - 3:00PM

Keynote Panel : AI from Investment perspective (Room 251)
Sean Yu (Chairman, Regent Advisors & VP of the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Shanghai)

Gayatri Sarkar (Venture Capitalist, SportVEST VC Fund)
Thomas Arul (President,

Joseph Singh (VC, ROSC Global) - Moderator

Healthcare Track: The Transformative Impact Of Artificial Intelligence On The Lives Of Those With Disabilities (Shana Penna, Founder, Puffin Innovations  @Shana_Penna) (Room 252A)
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Afternoon Break
3:30PM - 4:10PM

Healthcare Track: How AI Is Altering The Doctor-Patient Paradigm And The Increasing Responsibility Of Data Owners (Adam Jenkins, Head Of Data Science, Biogen) (Room 251)
Security Track: Machine Learning for Identity Verification (Siobhan Mcnamara, Data Scientist, Agari) (Room 252A)

4:10PM - 4:50PM Healthcare Track:Applications Of AI & Data Science In Healthcare (Marinka Natale, VP,  HealthLynxIQ) (Room 251)
Technical Track: Designing Intelligent Conversational Experiences (Beerud Sheth, CEO, Gupshup @beerud) (Room 252A)
4:50PM - 6:00PM Keynote Panel: The Future of Artificial Intelligence (Room 251)
Ranjan Bhattacharya (VP Technologies, Penn Foster Education Group)
Rouzbeh Gerami (Director, Xaxis)
Stephen Gatchell (Director, Bose)
Paul Maiste (CEO, Lityx)
Shahidul Mannan(Head of Technology, Teletech) - Moderator
4:50PM - 5:30PM General Track: AI, Blockchain & The Future Of Work (Jay Swartz, Chief Scientist, Blackbox AI @jwswartz) (Room 252A)
5:30PM - 6:00PM Enterprise Track: Best Practices For Deploying Machine Learning In The Enterprise (Robbie Allen, CEO, Infinia ML @RobbieAllen) (Room 252A)

Day -2 (September 26th 7:45AM-6:30PM )

7:45 AM - 8:00AM
8:00AM - 8:30AM Use Case Track: Product/Data Fit: The Lean Startup Method And AI Products (Daniel Shenfeld, Principal, Manganese Solutions) (Room 251)
General Track: AI Meets Creativity (Brennan White, CEO, Cortex   @Brenomics)(Room 252A)
8:30AM - 9:00AM General Track: Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning: The Data Center Of The Future …Today (Scott Mills,  VP Technologies, Digital Realty) (Room 251)
General Track: Accelerating Your AI Roadmap (Vinay Seth Mohta, Director, Manifold @vinaysethmohta) (Room 252A)
9:00 AM - 9:40AM General Keynote Session: Future Perfect? How Intelligent Machines Are Shaping Business and Society (Joe Barkai, Author & Ex-VP, IDC  @JoeBarkai) (Room 251)
9:40 AM - 10:20AM General Track: Using AI to Solve the Big Data Problem (Christopher Rafter, COO, Inzata @ChrisRafter) (Room 251)
General Track:  How to Choose an AI Vendor (Thomas W. Dinsmore, Sr Director, Datarobot  @thomaswdinsmore) (Room 252A)
10:20AM - 10:40AM
10:40 AM - 11:20AM SecurityTrack: Predicting Exploitability - Forecasts For Vulnerability Management (Michael Roytman, Chief Data Scientist, Kenna Security  @mroytman) (Room 251)
11:20 AM - 12:00PM Technical Track Machine Learning In Predictive Maintenance (Yao Cui, Data Scientist, KUKA) (Room 251)
Use Case Track: Adaptive Learning Systems (Jennifer Davis, Founder, Data Bot Box) (Room 252A)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM
Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 1:40PM Technical Track: Data acceleration for the cognitive era (Anoop Ninan, CTO Americas, Vexata @anoopgninan) (Room 251)
Insurance Track: The Anatomy Of Artificial Intelligence Solution For Automation Of Underwriting Decision-Making Process (Tanya Kolosova, Chief AI Officer, InProfix) (Room 252A)
1:40 PM - 2:20PM Use Case Track: Optimizing AI/ML Infrastructure On-Prem and in the Cloud (Grant Gumina, Manager, Qumulo @notedbygrant) (Room 251)
Technical Track: Using Watson Personality Insights To Develop Loyal Customer Base. (Sourav Mazumder, Data Science Team Lead, IBM@souravmazumder0) (Room 252A)
2:20 PM - 3:00PM Chatbot Track: Keys To Building Successful Chatbots For Billion Dollar Brands (Eyal Pfeifel, Chief Technology Officer, Imperson @pfeife) (Room 251)
Healthcare Track: AI In Healthcare - Natural Language And The Promise Of Voice Assistants In The Clinic (Greg Chittim, VP, Health Advances  @chittim) (Room 252A)
3:00PM - 3:30PM
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM General Session Track:  Leadership And Innovation (Beno Chapman, GM & VP, Endurance) @benochapman) (Room 251)
Technical Track: Profiting From Personalization (Kevin Sieck, Director - Digital Analytics & Innovation, LatentView Analytics  @sieck_kevin) (Room 252A)
4:10 PM - 4:50PM Technical Track: The OS for AI: How Serverless Computing Enables the Next Gen of ML (Jon Peck, Software Engineer, Algorithmia  @peckjon) (Room 251)
Healthcare Track: NLP For Medical Information (John Langton, Director, Wolters Kluwer @johntlangton) (Room 252A)
4:50 PM - 6:00PM Keynote Panel: Solving Business Problems With AI (Room 251)
Sravan Kasarla (Director, Fidelity Investments)
Nidhi Khetrapal (Product Management, Vistaprint)
Sreekar Bhaviripudi (Alexa Machine Learning - Research Science Manager, Amazon)

Kevin Sieck, Director (Digital Analytics & Innovation, LatentView Analytics)
Tanya Kolosova (Chief AI Officer, InProfix)
Christopher Rafter (COO, Inzata)
Sourav Mazumder (Data Science Team Lead, IBM) - Moderator
4:50 PM - 5:30PM Finance Track: How AI and machine learning is going to impact the investment management industry? (Tariq Ali Asghar, CEO, Emerging Star Investment Group @TariqAliAsghar) ( Room 252A)
5:30 PM - 6:00PM Technical Track: Leveraging Apache Spark For ML At Scale And Simplifying Research To Development (Maximo Gurmendez, Lead Engineer, dataxu / Montevideolabs @mgurmendez) (Room 252A)
6:00 PM - 6:30PM Technical Track: A Data Augmentation Technique For Natural Language Processing (NLP) (Emilio Lapiello, Principal Data Scientist, The Boston Consulting Group @EmilioLapiello) (Room 251)

Day -2 (September 26th Workshop Track)

8:00AM - 12:00PM Workshop: Deep Learning 101 In Apache MxNet (Sergey Sokolov, Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services) (Room 254A)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM
Lunch Break
1:00PM - 3:00PM Workshop: Data Analysis and Advanced Visualization (Priyanka Gagneja, Data Scientist, Boston College & Nirav Shah, Founder, OnPoint Insights)  (Room 254A)
3:00PM - 3:30PM
3:30PM - 6:00PM Workshop: Data Analysis and Advanced Visualization (Priyanka Gagneja, Data Scientist, Boston College & Nirav Shah, Founder, OnPoint Insights) (Contd..) (Room 254A)

Day -3 (September 27th 7:45AM-6:00PM)

7:45AM - 8:00AM
8:00AM - 8:30AM Technical Track: Statistical Analyses On Big Data For Alpha Generation (Matei Zatreanu, CEO, System2) (Room 251)
Use Case Track: Track Taking Advantage of Text for Medical, Financial and Other Modeling (Steve Gallant, Founder, Textician)(Room 252A)
8:30AM - 9:00AM General Track: AI Pushing Innovation In Legal, Tax, Accounting, Governance Risk And Compliance (Syed Haider, Director, Wolters Kluwer) (Room 251)
IoT Track: Recent Advances In Machine Learning With Applications To Internet Of Things (IoT) (Adam Mcelhinney, VP Big Data, Uptake) (Room 252A)
9:00AM - 9:40AM Technical Track: Infuse AI into your apps with Azure Cognitive Services (Tirthankar Barari, Solution Architect, Microsoft  @tirtho (Room 251)
General Track: How to think about Machine Learning - Theoretical Foundations for AI Solution Development, Business Engagement, Risk, and Architectural Best Practices (Sharad Shandilya, VP of AI and Big Data, Fidelity) (Room 252A)
9:40AM - 10:20AM Keynote Session: An Intriguing Failing Of Convolutional Neural Networks And The CoordConv Solution (Rosanne Liu, Senior Research Scientist, Uber AI Labs @savvyRL) (Room 251)
General Track:
Presto: SQL-on-Anything Engine for Interactive Analytics (Kamil Bajda-Pawlikowski, CTO, Starburst) (Room 252A)
10:20AM -10:40AM
10:40AM - 11:20PM Technical Track: Anomaly Detection Using Deep Learning (Anindita Mahapatra, Data Engineer, ThinkBig, Teradata) (Room 251)
Technical Track:  Enter The Matrix: Unsupervised Feature Learning With Matrix Decomposition To Discover Hidden Knowledge In High Dimensional Data (Aedin Culhane, Data Scientist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute  @AedinCulhane) (Room 252A)
11:20AM - 12:00PM Education Track: Future Of Education And AI (Dee Kanejiya, CEO, Cognii) (Room 251)
Technical Track:  Applying AI Algorithms To Help Advertisers Discover The Most Effective Third Party Audience Segments (Saket Mengle, Principal, Dataxu  @drsaketmengle) (Room 252A)
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Lunch Break
1:00PM - 1:40PM Keynote Track: Catching Fraudsters With Natural Language Processing And Deep Learning (George Bezerra, Director, TripAdvisor) (Room 251)
Transportation Track: Preparing For The Future - What Will AI Look Like On Our Roads? (Catherine Mccullough, Founder, Intelligent Car Coalition  @honestlobbyist) (Room 252A)
1:40PM - 2:20PM Use Case Track: Enabling The Art Of Business Through Data And Science (Craig Rowley, Solution Architect, Columbia Sportswear Company) (Room 251)
Use Case Track: How AI Can Help You Test And Optimize Creative Ad Assets For Increased Performance And Insights On Your Digital Channels (Cesar Argueta, Director, Wylei.Com) (Room 252A)
2:20PM - 3:00PM Use Case Track: Harnessing AI To Power The Future Of Video Advertising (John Mercer, Head Of Data Science, Pixability) (Room 251)
General Track: Leveraging Generated, Collected, Purchased, And Exchanged Data For Decision Advantage (Fritz Schlereth, Product Management, Descartes Labs @phrytz) (Room 252A)
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Afternoon Break
3:30PM - 4:10PM Finance Track: Capital One and the AI journey (Solomon Francis, Director, Capital One) (Room 251)
Retail/E-Commerce Track: Optimizing The Shopping Experience Online (Josh Silverman, Director, Salsify  @silverman) (Room 252A)
4:10PM - 4:50PM Healthcare Track: Longitudinal Analysis Of Biomarker Data From A Personalized Nutrition Platform In Healthy Subjects (Gil Blander PhD, Founder, Segterra (InsideTracker @gblander1) (Room 252A)
4:50PM - 6:00PM Keynote Panel:  How to Build Your Artificial Intelligence Team ? (Room 251)
Solomon Francis (Director, Capital One)
John Mercer (Head Of Data Science, Pixability)
Syed Haider (Director, Wolters Kluwer)
Dee Kanejiya (CEO, Cognii)

Saket Mengle (Principal, Dataxu) - Moderator
4:50PM - 5:30PM Robotics Track:  Robotics Track: Robotic Process Automation in an AI World (Robert Love, Analytics Leader, Booz Allen Hamilton) (Room 252A)
5:30PM - 6:00PM Technical Track: Distributed Tensorflow (Neil Tenenholtz, Director, MGH & BWH Center For Clinical Data Science  @ntenenz) (Room 252A)

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice