Day -1 (October 20th 8:00AM-5:00PM (PST))

7:30AM Registration
7:30 AM - 8:45AM Workshop: How Blockchain is disrupting the Finance Industry (Anurag Yadav, CEO, PrimaFelicitas & Stanford Alumni)(Video)
8:50 AM - 9:20AM Finance Track: Data Science and Machine Learning with an emphasis on Banking Industry (Deepti Gupta, Data Scientist, Santander Bank)(Video)
Business Track: AI Human Impact and Ethical Investing (James Brusseau, PhD, Data Ethics Site / Pace University NYC)(Video)
9:30 AM - 10:00AM General Keynote: The Truth About Data: Why It’s Really Valuable, and a Framework to Maximize its Potential (William Thomson, Senior Vice President, Forbes)(Video)
10:10 AM - 10:40AM Keynote: Future of Forecasting the Future in Finance (Arun Verma, Head of Quant Research Solutions, Bloomberg LP)(Video)
10:40 AM - 10:50AM Break
10:50 AM - 11:20AM Finance Track: Toward Trustworthy AI: Explainability and Robustness (Agus Sudjianto, Manager, Wells Fargo Bank)(Video)
Technical Track: Secure Large-Scale Data Analysis and AI with Polyglot Data Sources (Tushar Katarki, Product Management, Red Hat & Buck Woody, Data Scientist, Microsoft )(Video)
11:30 AM - 12:00PM Finance Track:  Moving beyond rules-based approaches in financial monitoring (Leah McFarland, Product Management, State Street)
Technical Track: What Leaders Need to Know About the Role of Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Experience (Helen Yu, CEO, Tigon Advisory Corp)(Video)
12:10 PM - 12:40PM

Technical Track: Waking the Data Scientist at 2am:  Detect Model Degradation on Production Models Using Amazon SageMaker Endpoints and Model Monitor  (Chris Fregly, Developer Advocate, Amazon Web Services)(Video)
Finance Track: Responsible and Ethical Governance of AI Models (Robert Bernard, Director, PwC)(Video)

12:45 PM - 1:15PM Mentoring Session With Speakers 
AI in Finance (Nagen Shukla, Sr. Manager Engineering)
AI in Blockchain (Anurag Yadav CEO, PrimaFelicitas &Stanford Alum)
Transforming Business Challenge to AI Challenge (Josh Siegel, Director, Hitachi Vantara)
AI in Healthcare (Shahidul Mannan, Head Of Data Engineering & Innovation, Mass General Brigham) 
1:20PM - 1:50PM Technical Track:  Responsible AI – Principles & Practice (Tirthankar Barari, Solution Architect, Microsoft)(Video)
Business Track: Using Conversational AI to combat the impact of COVID-19 (Mahi de Silva, CEO,
2:00PM - 2:50PM

Keynote Panel: AI in Finance

2:50PM - 3:00PM Break
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Technical Track: Making Happy Modelers: Build and Maintain Your Data Warehouse with AWS Redshift and Airflow (Stephanie Kirmer, Senior Data Scientist, Saturn Cloud)(Video)
Business Track: Hitachi applying AI in Industry 4.0 digital transformation projects (Kim Naess, Chief Architect, Hitachi Vantara)(Video)
3:40PM - 4:10PM Technical Track: Productionizing ML with ML Ops and Cloud AI (Kaz Sato, Lead Developer Evangelist, Google)(Video)
Business Track: Using OKRs to Manage AI and Data Science Teams (Stephen Smith, CEO, G7 Research)(Video)
4:20PM - 4:50PM Business Track:  The Essential Role of the Analytics Translator (Diedre Downing, Director, StoryIQ)(Video)
Finance Track: From Black Scholes to Black Holes (Revant Nayar, CTO, FMI Technologies
5:00PM-6:00PM Keynote Panel: State of AI in the Enterprise (Video)
Srini Chadalavada (Managing Partner, Ex-Gartner)
Sreekar Bhaviripudi (Research Science Manager, Amazon)
Sourabh Bajaj (Software Engineer, Google Brain)
Vikas S. Shah (Chief Architect, Knights of Columbus)
Helen Yu (CEO, Tigon Advisory)
Kim Naess (Chief Architect, Hitachi Vantara)
Shailesh Basani (Director, Adobe Inc) - Moderator

Day -2 (October 21st 8:00AM-5:00PM (PST) )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Workshop: Accelerate Model Hyperparameter Search with RAPIDS and SageMaker (Miro Enev, Senior Researcher, NVIDIA)(Video)

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Exhibitors Product Demo :
Elnaz Sarraf (ROYBI)
Dan Becker (CEO, Decision AI)
Mohan Kumar K R (Venture Partner, KANARI)
Anurag Yadav (CEO, PrimaFelicitas & Stanford Alumni)
Sahil Chawla (CEO, Tsecond)
Uday Kiran Chaka (CEO, Sentry)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Technical Track: Future of Data Platforms: making use-case driven, efficient, and scalable data platforms with Flyte and Kubernetes. (Ketan Umare, Staff Software Engineer, Lyft)(Video)
Finance Track: Best practices in machine learning for a better customer engagement  (Nagen Shukla, Sr. Manager Engineering, Capitalone)
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM Retail TrackArtificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Computational Advertising (Abraham Bagherjeiran, Senior Director, Ebay)(Video)
Business Track: Value Engineering: How to Get Your Big Data Investment Communicated & Paid For (Josh Siegel, Director, Hitachi Vantara)(Video)
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

Technical Track: Natural Disaster Damage Assessment from Satellite Imagery (Zulfiqar Ahmed, Data Scientist, REI Systems & Farshad Saberi Movahed, Data Scientist, REI Systems)(Video)
Technical Track: Learning Market Dynamics for Optimal Pricing (Sharan Srinivasan, Machine Learning Engineer, Airbnb)(Video)

11:20AM - 11:30AM Break
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
General Keynote:  Simplify and accelerate AI for the entire data science team (Erez Barak, General Partner, 
12:10 PM - 12:40 PM

Insurance Track:  How to build a successful AI practice in Insurance and Government organization? (Hudson Mahboubi, Sr. Manager Of Data Science, Workplace Safety & Insurance Board)(Video)
Technical Track: Quantum Machine Learning With TensorFlow Quantum (Nixon Patel, Founder,

12:45 PM - 1:15PM

Mentoring Session With Speakers 

Raising Money for Startups (Sudhir Kadam, Venture Partner, FYDA Growth Partners)
Value Engineering (Josh Siegel, Director, Hitachi Vantara)
The State of NLP  (Sharan Srinivasan, Machine Learning Engineer, Airbnb)
Career Advice: Towards training an AI that explores careers (Leah McFarland, Product Management, State Street)
1:20 PM - 1:50PM Insurance Track: Computer vision, Data Analytics, Third Party data( Jaap - de Vries, PhD, FM Global)(Video)
Business Track: Challenges and future trends of Deep Learning (Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta, Senior Data Scientist, Microsoft)(Video)
1:55 PM - 2:50 PM

Keynote Panel : AI from Investment perspective (Video)
Sudip Chakrabarti (Partner, Madrona Venture Group)
Ian Foley (Venture Partner, Level Ventures)
Anupam Rastogi ( General Partner, Emergent Ventures)
Vik Sasi (Partner , Dreamers VC)
Dennis Liu (Investor, Ford Motor)
Cyril Philip (Principal, Providence) - Moderator

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Business Track: AI-Generated Synthetic Media, aka Deepfakes and its impact (Ashish Jaiman, Director, Microsoft)(Video)
Technical Track:   Use of AI to quantify the "safety of autonomous vehicles" (Edward Schwalb, Technical Architect, MSC Software)(Video)
3:40 PM - 4:10 PM Business Track: Python + MPP Database = Large Scale AI/ML Projects in Production Faster (Paige Roberts, Manager, Vertica)(Video)
Technical Track: Translating AI Capabilities Into Better Business Results (Dan Becker, CEO, Decision AI)(Video)
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Startup Pitches
Elnaz Sarraf (ROYBI)
Mohan Kumar K R (Venture Partner, KANARI)
Sahil Chawla (CEO, Tsecond)
Uday Kiran Chaka (CEO, Sentry)
Utkarsh  Wagh (StackInsights)

Sudhir Kadam (Venture Partner, FYDA Growth Partners)
Rich Proscia (Investor, Providence Ventures)
Alok Nandan (General Partner, Emergent Ventures)
Aakriti Srikanth (Partner, AI Venture Amalgamators)
KRS Murthy (CEO, I Cubed World) - Moderator

Day -3 (October 22nd 8:30AM-5:30PM (PST))

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration
8:20 AM - 8:50 AM Healthcare Track: Natural Language Processing for Healthcare: Current Trends and Road to Future (Amir Tahmasebi, Director, CodaMetrix)(Video)
Business Track: Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to Gain the Competitive Edge (Katie King, CEO, AI in Business)
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Fireside Chat: AI for Provider Fraud and compliance for Insurance and Healthcare Industry (Srini Madala, CEO, Aquila Systems  & Samuel King, VP, Employers Insurance Group)(Video)
Technical Track: Improving customer experience through journey modeling (Srinivas Chilukuri, Data Scientist, ZS Associates)(Video)
9:40 AM - 10:10 AM Healthcare Track: AI in healthcare: Data driven transformation (Shahidul Mannan, Head Of Data Engineering & Innovation, Mass General Brigham)(Video)
Technical Track: Productizing Machine Learning over Big Data with AWS tools (Maximo Gurmendez, Lead Engineer, DataXu)(Video)
10:20 AM - 11:00 AM General Keynote: Workflow Integration in AI in Healthcare (Matthew DiDonato, Director, GE Healthcare)(Video)
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM Healthcare Track: Personalization journey at CVS Health (Sunanda Koduvayur Parthasarathy, Sr. Director Data Science, CVS Health)
Technical Track: Better Understand Your Documents with AI (Elliott Ning, Architect, Google)(Video)
11:50 AM - 12:50 PM

Keynote Panel: AI in Healthcare (Video)
Sanji Fernando (VP Technologies, Optum)
Matthew DiDonato (Director, GE Healthcare)
Nataraj Dasgupta (VP Technologies, RxDataScience Inc.)
Slava Akmaev (CTO, Scipher Medicine)
Shahidul Mannan (Head Of Data Engineering & Innovation, Mass General Brigham) - Moderator 

12:55 PM - 1:25PM Mentoring Session With Speakers 
AI in Healthcare (Dr. Prakriteswar Santikary, Chief Data Officer, ERT)
AI in Finance (Josh Siegel, Director, Hitachi Vantara) 
Leadership in an Automated World with Machine Intelligence (Leah McFarland, Product Management, State Street)
Career Advice: Towards training an AI that explores careers (Shahidul Mannan (Head Of Data Engineering & Innovation, Mass General Brigham)
1:30 PM - 2:05PM Technical Track:  Operationalizing Model Lifecycle with MLFlow (Anindita Mahapatra, Solution Architect, Databricks)(Video)
Healthcare Track: Augmenting machine learning with experimental data for drug discovery and precision medicine(Slava Akmaev, CTO, Scipher Medicine)(Video)
2:15 PM - 2:55 PM Technical Track: Cloud AI Services: What they are and how to use them (Karl Weinmeister, Manager, Google)(Video)
Business Track (Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech)Fairness in health AI: ensuring equity in healthcare cost predictions (Miguel Martinez, Data Scientist,Optum)(Video)
3:05 PM - 3:40 PM

Technical Track: Platform Oriented Data Architecture for Accelerated Insights  (Vladimir Bacvanski, Principal Architect, Paypal)(Video)
Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech):  Modern Data Platform, IoT and the Cloud - how this dynamic trio is enabling virtual clinical trials in COVID 19 era (Dr. Prakriteswar Santikary, Chief Data Officer, ERT)(Video)

3:50 PM - 4:20 PM

Technical Track: Semantic SentenceRank to Facilitate Reading for Understanding (Jie Wang, Professor, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell)(Video)
Healthcare Track: AI in Drug Discovery (Nataraj Dasgupta, VP Technologies, RxDataScience)(Video)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Keynote Panel: AI in Quantum Computing (Video)
Shahar Keinan (CEO, POLARISqb)
Mehdi Bozzo-Rey (Business Development, Cambridge Quantum Computing)
Christopher Bishop  (Founder, Improvising Careers) - Moderator

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice