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Day -1 (April 23rd 8:00AM-7:00PM )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40AM Technical Track: Lessons Learned Building AI Systems That Understand Natural Language (David Talby, CTO, Pacific AI)
Business Track:
9:40 AM - 10:20AM General Keynote :  What's Your AI Strategy? (William Thompson, Managing Director, Forbes)
10:20AM -10:50AM Break
10:50 AM - 11:30AM Business Track: Keynote : AI Innovation in Microsoft (Erez Barak, Senior Director of Product, AI Division, Microsoft)
Technical Track:
11:30 AM - 12:10PM Business Track: 

Technical Track: AI opens more doors to Personal Finance Management (PFM)  (SK Reddy, Chief Product Officer AI & M, Hexagon
12:10 PM - 12:50PM Keynote Panel -  Finance Track:  AI in Finance
Brian Knollenberg (VP, BECU)
Shankar Vaidyanathan (CEO, Noonum) - Moderator


Technical Track: Predictive bounding boxes: A machine learning powered image annotation tool for creating high quality training data for object detection (Qazaleh Mirsharif,  AI Researcher, Figure Eight)
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Lunch Break
1:50PM - 2:30PM Business Track:  Intelligence driven sales (Shilpa Dhopate, Director, American Express)
Technical Track: Building trustworthy and effective production Machine Learning/Deep Learning workflows (Nisha Talagala, CEO, Pyxeda)
2:30PM - 3:10PM Technical Track: Transfer Learning NLP: Machine Reading Comprehension for Question Answering (Anusua Trivedi, Senior Data Scientist, Microsoft)
Business Track:
3:10PM - 3:40PM Afternoon Break
3:40PM - 4:20PM Business Track: Keynote Panel  - Women in AI
Chaitra Vedullapalli (Founder, Meylah)
Carrie Francey (Co-Founder, Women in Cloud) - Moderator


Technical Track:
4:20PM - 5:00PM Business Track: 
Technical Track: AI and Causality (Soma Bhattacharya,  Senior Manager, Expedia)
5:00PM - 6:00PM Keynote Panel: Solving Business Problems with AI
Mark Koss (Director of Analytics, T-Mobile)

 
5:00PM - 5:30PM Bsuiness Track:  The use of chatbots and voice-enabled assistants as a new way to automate business processes (Marina Shumaieva, CTO & Founder, Cruisebe)
5:30PM - 6:00PM Technical Track: 
6:00PM - 7:00PM PM RECEPTION

Day - 1 (April 23rd Workshop Track)

9:00AM - 12:50 PM Hands on Workshop:
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Lunch Break
2:00PM - 6:00PM Workshop:

Day - 1 (April 23rd Exhibit Hours)  9AM-7:00PM

Day -2 (April 24th 8:15AM-7:00PM )

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM Technical Track:  Interactive Introduction to RAPIDS with an End-to-End Machine Learning Workflow Demo (Miro Enev, Senior Researcher, Nvidia)
Business Track:
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM General Keynote Session : Innovation at Amazon (Paul Misener, VP, Amazon)
10:20AM - 10:50AM Break
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Keynote Panel : AI from Investment perspective
Sudip Chakrabarti (Partner, Madrona Venture Group)

Albert Wang (Investment Director, Qualcomm Ventures)
Yuval Neeman (Partner, Trilogy Equity Partners)


Technical Track:
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM Startup Pitch

Technical Track:  Cloud-based Machine Learning for the Enterprise  (Gabor Melli, Sr Director Engineering, Sony Playstation)
12:10 PM - 12:50 PM Startup Pitch

Technical Track: Class Specific Anchoring Proposal for 3D Object Detection (Humayun Irshad, Senior Research, Figure Eight)
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Lunch Break
1:50 PM - 2:30PM Keynote Panel : AI in Retail/E-Commerce
Edward Kowalski (VP, Sutherland)
Ravi Kumar Buragapu (Director of Development & Data Science Engineering, Kohls)
Shreyans Gandhi (Principal Data Scientist, Walmart Labs)

 
1:50 PM - 2:30PM Business TrackAI / ML in Data Science Engineering and Operational Excellence (Ravi Kumar Buragapu, Director of Development & Data Science Engineering, Kohls)

Technical Track:
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM Business Track:
Technical Track: Productionizing your Machine Learning Models (Jonathan Peck, Developer Advocate, Algorithmia)
3:10PM - 3:40PM Break
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Business Track: How will Blockchain disrupt the e-commerce industry ? (Anurag Yadav, CEO, Primafelicitas)
Technical Track:  IMAGE MATTERS - How Walmart Uses Machine Learning in Computer Vision to Serve and Protect Customers (Shreyans Gandhi, Principal Data Scientist, Walmart Labs)
4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Business Track:
Technical Track:
Natural Language Processing - Concepts and Applications in AI (Sumit Amar, Sr Director Engineering, Visa)
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Keynote Panel

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Security Track:
Technical Track:
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM SecurityTrack:
Chatbot Track:

Day - 2 (April 24th Workshop Track)

9:00AM - 12:50 PM Workshop: NLP with Deep learning (Dr.Sid J Reddy, Data Science Faculty at UC Berkeley & VP, Conversica)
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Lunch Break
2:00PM - 6:00PM Workshop: NLP with Deep learning (Dr.Sid J Reddy, Data Science Faculty at UC Berkeley & VP, Conversica)

Day - 2 (April 24th Hackathon)

1:50PM - 2:30PM Hackathon
2:30PM - 6:00PM Opening, Hackathon rules, Team formations

Day - 2 (April 24th Exhibit Hours)  9AM-6:00PM

Day -3 (April 25th 8:30AM-6:00PM )

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM Technical Track: Predicting Hybrid-Cloud Capacity with Regression Models and Steady State metrics (Idris Iqbal Tarwala, Cloud Performance Lead/Architect, Walmart Labs)

Business Track:
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM General Keynote Session: Lessons from Google's Journey to AI-First (Chanchal Chatterjee, Leader in AI, Google)
10:20AM - 10:50AM Break
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Business Track: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Big Data... and their effects for private and working life (Marcell Vollmer, SVP, SAP)
Technical Track:
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM Technical Track: How Machine Learning Powers On-Demand Logistics At DoorDash (Raghav Ramesh, Machine Learning Engineer, DoorDash)
Business Track:
12:10 PM - 12:50PM

Keynote Panel: AI Adoption In Healthcare: Real-World Use Cases

Technical Track: AI for Software Testing (Jason Arbon, CEO, Test.ai)          

12:50 PM - 1:50PM Lunch Break
1:50 PM - 2:30PM Business Track: 
Technical Track: Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) for Data Science Productivity (Steven Gustafson, Chief Scientist, Maana)
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM Business  Track:
Technical Track: AI revolution in Demand Forecasting  (Yuan Shen, CEO, Oneclick.ai)
3:10PM - 3:40PM Break
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM
 

Business Track:
Technical Track:

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Business Track
Technical Track :
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Keynote:
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Technical Track :
Robotics Track:
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Technical Track:

Day - 3 (April 25th Workshop Track)

9:00AM - 12:50 PM Workshop:
9:00AM - 11:00 AM Workshop:
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Lunch Break
2:00PM - 6:00PM Workshop:

Day - 3 (April 25th Hackathon)

10:00AM - 10:30 AM Team idea presentations (5 min per team)
10:30AM - 4:00PM Concept Development
4:00PM - 6:00PM Final Idea presentation (10 min per team)
Best Ideas selection and award announcements

Day - 3 (April 25th Exhibit Hours)  9AM-4:00PM
Day - 3 (April 25th Global Career Fair)  9AM-4:00PM

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice