Day -1 (Aug 20th 8:00AM-7:00PM )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:30AM Business Track: NLP & Topic Modeling for Businesses (Yunus Emre Genes, Manager, JP Morgan Chase) (Ballroom JX)
Technical Track:  On-Demand Low-Latency Near Real-Time Predictions at Scale (Gabor Melli, Sr Director Engineering, Sony PlayStation) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track: Transfer Learning for NLP (Joan Xiao, PhD, Figure Eight) (Room MR2)
 Technical Track: Cybersecurity, Autonomous driving & Big Data Analysis (Jin Shang, CEO, GAC R&D Center Silicon Valley) (Room MR3)
9:30 AM - 10:00AM Grand Keynote : Responsible AI (Ron Bodkin, Director Engineering, Google) (Ballroom JX)
10:00 AM - 10:30AM Keynote : AI is a Waste of Money (Arijit Sengupta, CEO, AIble) (Ballroom JX)
10:30AM -10:50AM Break
10:50 AM - 11:30AM Technical Track: Predictive Analysis of Correlated Time Series with Multiple Seasonality Components    (Prasad Jogalekar, Chief Architect, Ericsson) (Ballroom JX)
Finance Track (Technical): Deep Learning models for Financial services (SK Reddy, (VP  Data and AI,  Fidelity Investments)) (Ballroom K)
Business Track: Big Data for the Visual Learner (Calvin Anderson, VP, OYO Group) (Room MR2)
Technical Track:  A new big data architecture for AI (Shanti Subramanyam, CEO, Orzota) (Room MR3)
11:30 AM - 12:10PM Business Track: How Voice is Changing the Face of Productivity in the Workplace (Cory Treffiletti, CMO, Voicea) (Ballroom JX)
Finance Track (Technical): Jupyter Notebook: Interactive Visualization Approaches (Chakri  Cherukuri,    Senior Researcher, Bloomberg LP) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track:  Productizing ML and Deep Learning through ONNX (Emad Barsoum, Principal Architect, Microsoft) (Room MR2)
Technical Track: Live Aggregators: A reliable, scalable and cost-effective way of aggregating billions of messages a day in real time (Chunky Gupta, Distributed Systems Engineer, Mist Systems) (Room MR3)
12:10 PM - 12:50PM Keynote Panel -  Finance Track:  AI in Finance  (Ballroom JX)
Sirisha Kadamalakalva (Managing Director, Merrill Lynch)
Chakri Cherukuri (Senior Researcher, Bloomberg LP)
Himanshu Baral (VP Technologies, Wells Fargo)
Veena Gundavelli (CEO, Emagia Corporation)
Naresh Vyas  (VP, RBS)
SK Reddy, (VP  Data and AI,  Fidelity Investments
Samuel T. Staehle (CEO, Powerbrainshop Holding Corp.) - Moderator

Business Track:  Creating a DataOps Culture for continuous delivery of Data Science projects (Guillermo Martinez, Chief Analytics Officer, Mercadotecnia, Ideas y Tecnologia)  (Ballroom K)
Technical Track:  API Design and Usability Considerations (Sumit Amar, Sr Director Engineering, Visa) (Room MR2)
Technical Track: Deep Learning in Precision Agriculture (Andrei Polzounov, Data Scientist, Blue River Technology) (Room MR3)
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Mentoring Lunch Session With Speakers (Ballroom JX)
(Access only to VIP, Platinum & Diamond Pass Holders only)
AI in Finance
AI in Blockchain
Career Development
The State of NLP
Raising Money for AI Startups
1:50PM - 2:30PM Business Track (Finance): De-risk AL in the Banking Industry (Menglin Cao, Head of Data Science, Wells Fargo) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track: Marketing in 2020: Demystifying Smart Assistants & AI  (Amy Bishop, Director, Epsilon) (Ballroom K)
Business Track: The Impact of AI on Visual Intelligence (Kevin Guo, CEO, Hive) (Room MR2)
Technical Track: How to build, train and deploy a versioned Kubeflow Pipeline (Josh Bottum, VP, Arrikto) (Room MR3)
2:30PM - 3:10PM Business Track (Insurance)Using Analytics, Cloud, and AI to address fraud in Worker’s Compensation Insurance and Healthcare industry (Srini Madala, CEO, Aquila Systems Inc. & Samuel King, VP, Employers Insurance Group) (Ballroom JX)
Technical Track: New methods for unsupervised data modeling and artificial intelligence  (Gunnar Carlsson, Founder, Ayasdi) (Room MR2)
Business Track: Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning in the Utility Sector: Strategies for Accelerating Progress and Overcoming Roadblocks (Steven Ramirez, CEO, Beyond the Arc) (Room MR3)
3:10PM - 3:40PM Afternoon Break
3:40PM - 4:20PM Technical Track : Towards a Standardized Automated Machine Learning Pipeline API (Adam Blum, CEO, Auger.AI) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track: Multi-cloud data lakes for descriptive, predictive and cognitive analytics (Shailesh Manjrekar, Director, SwiftStack) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track: Distillation and amalgamation are specific ways in which we can start to leverage deep context (Ali Arsanjani, Sr. AI/ML Specialist Solution Architecture, Amazon Web Services) (Room MR2)
Technical Track : The Aggregator-Leaf-Tailer architecture for low-latency queries on large datasets (Dhruba Borthakur, CTO, Rockset Inc) (Room MR3)
4:20PM - 5:00PM Business Track:  Get Introduced to AI-Driven Intelligent Business and Make it a Reality (Savita Raina, Director, Oracle) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track: Taming the Multi-cloud AI Lifecycle in the Enterprise (Debojyoti Dutta, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco Systems) (Ballroom K )
Technical Track : Introducing Cora (Naresh Vyas, VP, RBS) (Room MR2)
Technical Track:  Deep Learning Inference: Optimizations For Wide Scale Deployment (Rahul Nimaiyar, Director, Xilinx) (Room MR3)
5:00PM - 6:00PM Keynote Panel: Solving Business Problems with AI (Ballroom JX)
Kevin Guo (CEO, Hive)
Satish Dandu (Manager, Nvidia)
Yunus Emre Genes (Manager, JP Morgan Chase)
Shailesh Manjrekar (Director, SwiftStack)
Donna Wells (CEO, Valencia Ventures, LLC)
Rajesh Vadlamudi (Solutions Manager, Paperspace)
Shailesh Basani (Director, Adobe) - Moderator
5:00PM - 5:30PM
Business Track: AI & ML driving everyday Innovation in Leading Organizations (Farha Adeni, Director, Latentview Analytics Corporation) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track: Model as a Service for Real-Time Decisioning (Niraj Tank, Senior Manager Engineering,Capital One & Sumit Daryani, Manager, Capital One) (Room MR2)
5:30PM - 6:00PM Business Track: NLP (Jacopo Tagliabue, Head of Technology, Tooso) (Ballroom K)
Business Track: Seeking to employ AI to review CRM communications (Alexander Koles, CEO,  Evolve Capital Partners) (Room MR2)
Business Track: How Linking IoT, Big Data and Digital Twins to AI and Machine Learning Increases Business Value (Robert Cohen, Senior Director, Economic Strategy Institute) (Room MR3)

Day - 1 (Aug 20th Workshop Track)

9:00AM - 12:50 PM Hands on Workshop: Workshop Introducing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Raju Shreewastava, CEO, Big Data Trunk) (Room MR1)
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Mentoring Lunch Session With Speakers (Ballroom JX)
(Access only to VIP, Platinum & Diamond Pass Holders only)
2:00PM - 6:00PM Workshop: Spam filtering using various Supervised Learning models  (Rick Gaston, Manager, Udacity) (Room MR1)

Day - 1 (Aug 20th Exhibit Hours)  9AM-6:00PM

Day -2 (Aug 21st 8:00AM-7:00PM )

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Business Track: How Data, AI, and Analytics are getting impacted by Blockchain (Anurag Yadav, CEO, PrimaFelicitas) (Ballroom JX)
Technical Track: Automated Detection of Street Product Displays using object detection techniques (Isha Chaturvedi, Data Scientist, Ericsson) (Ballroom K)
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM Startup Track: Proprietary Data and AI Metrics: The State of AI Investing in 2019 (Jeremy Kaufmann, Venture Capitalist, Scale Venture Partners) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track (Retail/E-Commerce): Lurking Danger in your Data Lake: Keeping Nessie in the Loch (David Fisher, Principal - Digital Analytics, Amazon Web Services) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track: From zero to Airflow: Bootstrapping into a best-in-class risk analytics platform  (Ido Shlomo, Head of Data Science, BlueVine) (Room MR2)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Keynote Session :  Keynote : Machine Learning for Industrial IOT (Ashok Banerjee, CTO Enterprise Security Products,, Symantec) (Ballroom JX)
10:20AM - 10:50AM Break
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Startup Track: The Fairshare Model: A Performance-Based Capital Structure for Venture-Stage Initial Public Offerings (and Initial Coin Offerings) (Karl Sjogren, Author) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track (Retail/E-Commerce)  Unleashing Creativity in Data Science Organization (Taran Singh, Director, GAP) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track:  Impact of Deep Learning in Conversational AI  (Chandra Khatri, Senior AI Scientist, Uber AI) (Room MR2)
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Startup Track: What VC's Look for in Startups and How to Stand out in your Pitch to the Investors (Sudhir Kadam, Venture Partner, FYDA Growth Partners) (Ballroom JX)
Technical Track (Retail/E-Commerce)Realtime Contextual Product Recommendations… that scale and generate revenue (Pallav Agrawal, Director. Levi Strauss) (Ballroom K)
Business Track: Why 85% of data science projects fail? (Aaron Cheng, VP Technologies, dotData) (Room MR2)
12:10 PM - 12:50 PM

Keynote Panel : AI in Retail/E-Commerce  (Ballroom JX)
Taran Singh (Director, GAP)
Pallav Agrawal (Director. Levi Strauss)
Shreyansh Gandhi (Principal Data Scientist, Walmart Labs)
Matthew Tovbin (Software Architect, Salesforce)
Arijit Sengupta (CEO, AIble)
Sudhir Kadam (Venture Partner, FYDA Growth Partners) - Moderator

Startup Track: My startup journey (Sanjay Kalra, Founder, Lacework) (Ballroom K)
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Mentoring Lunch Session With Speakers (Ballroom JX)
(Access only to VIP, Platinum & Diamond Pass Holders only)
AI in Retail
AI in Blockchain
Raising Money for AI Startups
Startup Pipelines
Career Development
1:40 PM - 2:30PM Keynote Panel : AI from Investment perspective  (Ballroom JX)
Jayanth Madheswaran (Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners)
Jeremy Kaufmann (Venture Capitalist, Scale Venture Partners)
Srini Gurrapu (Vice President, Apple)
Alok Nandan (General Partner,    Emergent Ventures (USA))
Kartik Gada (Chief Investment Officer, Lakewood Asset Management) - Moderator
1:50 PM - 2:30PM Technical Track (Retail/E-Commerce)Predicting Hybrid-Cloud Capacity with Regression Models and Steady State metrics (Idris Iqbal Tarwala, Cloud Performance Lead/Architect, WalmartLabs) (Ballroom K)
Business Track (Insurance):Digital Transformation: Strategy, Talent and Culture. (Rick Reyes, Managing Partner, rjrStrategies) (Room MR2)
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM Startup Track: Raising $100M: Lessons Along the Way (Suresh K. Sharma, Managing Partner, Open Range Capital Partners) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track:  Harnessing IoT Data for Property Protection and Insurtech Benefits(Daniel Turgel, CEO, SmartInsure) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track: Using real-time user data to improve user experience without being creepy using Kafka  (Eddie Satterly, CTO, (Room MR2)
3:10PM - 3:40PM Break
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Startup Track: Capital Raising for AI companies - Challenges and Recent Trends (Satya Bajpai, Investment Banker, JMP Securities) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track: Big Data and ML Data Management in the Insurance Space (Tracy Spadola, Vice President, Verisk Analytics)  (Ballroom K)
Technical Track: Modernize Your AI Pipelines With KubeFlow and TFX (Chris Fregly, Founder & Research Engineer, PipelineAI) (Room MR2)
4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Startup Track: Practical takeaways from an AI Lean Startup experience (Prakash Bettadapur, CEO, Arch-Tech Agile Solutions) (Ballroom JX)
Technical Track: The Importance of Simulators and Toolkits in Efficient AI/ML and Big Data Software Development and Use Case Implementation (Vijay Nadkarni, VP  , Tech Mahindra) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track:  Understanding better the information neural networks process  (Tsvi Achler, CEO, Optimizing Mind) (Room MR2)
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Startup Pitch (Ballroom JX)
Ravata Solutions

Gini Health Inc.
EC Wise,  Inc
BioTrillion, Inc. Inc.
Netra Systems

Raviraj Jain (Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners)
Prakash Muppirala (CTO & President, Restoration Hardware Inc)
Suresh K. Sharma (Managing Partner, Open Range Capital Partners)
Srini Gurrapu (Vice President, Apple)
Sudhir Kadam (
Venture Partner, FYDA Growth Partners)
Pramod Gosavi (Corporate Venture Capital, VMware)

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Technical Track: Analytics Zoo: Distributed Tensorflow and Keras on Apark Spark (Jennie Wang, Software Engineer, Intel) (Ballroom K)
Business Track:  The Transformative Power of Blockchain + AI + IoT (Jorden Woods, Partner, DoubleNova Group) (Room MR2)
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Business Track: Can ML systems be trusted on their own? (Antony Brydon, CEO, Directly) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track: Leveraging Google's 2018 release of BERT Deep Learning Engine to deliver on the promise of Natural Language to SQL (Peter Relan, CEO, YouWeb Incubator) (Room MR2)

Day - 2 (Aug 21st Workshop Track)

10:50AM - 12:50 PM Workshop: Natural Language Processing: Foundations and Applied Research (Ali Arsanjani, Sr. AI/ML Specialist Solution Architecture, Amazon Web Services) (Room MR1)
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Lunch Break
2:00PM - 6:00PM Workshop: How to build and integrate AI features into your applications  (Nisha Talagala, CEO, Pyxeda) (Room MR1)

Day - 2 (Aug 21st Exhibit Hours)  9AM-6:00PM

Day -3 (Aug 22nd 8:00AM-6:00PM )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Business Track: Deep Reinforcement Learning in Machine Learning (Ganapathi Pulipaka, Chief Data Scientist, Accenture) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track: Why should I build a knowledge graph? (Mayank Kejriwal, Author, USC Information Sciences Institute) (Ballroom K)
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM Technical Track:  Cruise Control: Effortless management of Kafka clusters (Adem Efe Gencer, Senior Software Engineer, LinkedIn) (Ballroom JX)
Technical Track (Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech):  Digitally Detecting Developing Diseases (Savan Devani, CEO, BioTrillion) (Ballroom K)
Business Track: BigData scalability and performance: past, present, and future (Tiong Lee, CEO, Qubical) (Room MR2)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Grand Keynote Session: Innovation: Up, Up and Away! Superpowers needed for out of this world innovative culture (Sandra Carter, VP, Amazon) (Ballroom JX)
10:20AM - 10:50AM Break
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Technical Track: Real Time Analytics on Heterogeneous Data  (Zhenxiao Luo, Software Engineer, Uber) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track : Trends in securing highly sensitive Data Science installations (Sri Saikat Maiti, Chief Security Officer, Upstart Network) (Room MR2)
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM Technical Track:  Embeddings@Twitter (Abhishek Tayal, Manager, Twitter) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track:  Best Practices for IP protection of Innovative AI technology (Steve Bachmann, Founder, Bachmann Law Group) (Ballroom K)
12:10 PM - 12:50PM

Keynote Panel: AI Adoption In Healthcare: Real-World Use Cases (Ballroom JX)
Parag Shrivastava (Director, McKesson Corporation)
Savan Devani (CEO, BioTrillion)
Robert Stewart (CTO, Castlight Health)
Arijit Sengupta (CEO, AIble)
Arvind Rapaka (VP Technologies, Techvedika) - Moderator

Business Track: Domain specific Chatbot with limited Data (Shashikiran Gudur, Data Scientist, Microsoft) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track:  The coming Data Explosion in Cognitive IoT (Jabez Abraham, Senior Principal Architect, Asurion)  (Room MR2)

12:50 PM - 1:50PM Mentoring Lunch Session With Speakers (Ballroom JX)
(Access only to VIP, Platinum & Diamond Pass Holders only)
AI in Healthcare
AI and IoT
AI in Blockchain
1:50 PM - 2:30PM Business Track:  Spacecraft  (Roberto Carlino, Test Engineering Lead, NASA Ames) (Ballroom JX)
Technical Track (Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech)Segmentation of users by health condition and prediction of future diagnoses (Robert Stewart, CTO, Castlight Health) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track: A serverless approach to pull data and deliver insights and recommendations using IoT (Rafael Zotto, Solution Architect, HP Inc) (Room MR2)
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM Technical Track: Serverless architecture for AI applications (Rustem Feyzkhanov, Machine Learning Engineer, Instrumental) (Ballroom JX)
Technical Track:  The coming Data Explosion in Cognitive IoT (Jabez Abraham, Senior Principal Architect, Asurion) (Ballroom K)
3:10PM - 3:40PM Break
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM
Business Track: The Future of Personalized Healthcare (Radhika Iyengar, Managing Partner, DoubleNova Group) (Ballroom JX)
Technical Track: Streamlining the training and productionizing large scale Deep Learning Models (Arvind Rapaka, VP Technologies, Techvedika) (Room MR2)
4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Business Track: Implementing AI for New Business Models and Efficiencies in Healthcare Supply Chain (Parag Shrivastava, Director, McKesson Corporation) (Ballroom JX)
Business Track: Improvement of satellite imagery based on the known targets (Aleksandra Kudriashova, Product Management, Astro Digital) (Ballroom K)
Technical Track :  End-to-End Open Source Data Science Workflow Using OmniSci and Nvidia RAPIDS (Veda Shankar, Lead Developer Evangelist, OmniSci) (Room MR2)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Keynote: Q&A Session with Speakers

Day - 3 (Aug 22nd Workshop Track)

9:00AM - 12:50 PM Workshop: The convergence of AI and Blockchain creating new models (Anurag Yadav, CEO, PrimaFelicitas) (Room MR1)
12:50 PM - 1:50PM Lunch Break
2:00PM - 6:00PM Workshop: TFX: Production ML Pipelines with TensorFlow Workshop (Robert Crowe,  Developer Advocate, Google) (Room MR1)

Day - 3 (Aug 22nd Exhibit Hours)  9AM-4:00PM
Day - 3 (Aug 22nd Global Career Fair)  9AM-4:00PM

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice