PROGRAMME

We’ve packed the agenda with groundbreaking presentations from across business and science, hot-off-the-press AI announcements , heated panels , lots of lovely tech workshopscoding classes and more.

As always, in conjunction with Ada-AI, we’ve placed a BIG focus on #AI4Good to make sure that wonderfully capable technological methods like deep learning and machine learning are developed in a way that makes the world a better place.

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PROGRAMME

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  • Wednesday 10th
  • 07:00 - 09:00
    REGISTRATION
  • 09:00 - 09:20
    WELCOME Inspired Minds Sarah Porter, CEO and Founder, InspiredMinds

    WELCOME and chairperson’s opening remarks

    • Sarah Porter, CEO and Founder, InspiredMinds

  • 09:15 - 11:05
    MORNING PLENARY: EXAMINING THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN DEEP LEARNING
  • 09:20 - 09:45
    OPENING KEYNOTE: Moving beyond supervised deep learning Yoshua Bengio - Professor of Computer Science and Operations Research, Université de Montréal
    • Yoshua Bengio - Professor of Computer Science and Operations Research, Université de Montréal

  • 09:45 - 10:10
    HEADLINER: Recent advances in reinforcement learning Marc G Bellemare - Research scientist at Google Brain in Montreal, Canada, a CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brain Fellow, and an adjunct professor at McGill University
    • Marc G Bellemare - Research scientist at Google Brain in Montreal, Canada, a CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brain Fellow, and an adjunct professor at McGill University

  • 10:10 - 10:25
    HEADLINER Derek Haoyang Li - Founder, Squirrel AI
    • Derek Haoyang Li - Founder, Squirrel AI

  • 10:25 - 10:50
    HEADLINER: Redefining the relationship between humans and technology using natural language processing to deliver a great conversational UI Hassan Sawaf - Director, Artificial Intelligence, Amazon Web Services
    • Hassan Sawaf - Director, Artificial Intelligence, Amazon Web Services

  • 10:50 - 11:05
    EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT Amir Banifatemi - General Manager of Innovation and Growth, XPRIZE
    • Amir Banifatemi - General Manager of Innovation and Growth, XPRIZE

  • 11:05 - 11:30
    REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING
  • 11:25 - 12:50
    MORNING PLENARY:ETHICS: CREATING UNBIASED AND TRANSPARENT AI
  • 11:30 - 11:55
    HEADLINER: Using machine learning to build explainable, transparent and accountable algorithms Carolina Bessega - Chief Scientific Officer, Co-Founder, Stradigi AI
    • Carolina Bessega - Chief Scientific Officer, Co-Founder, Stradigi AI

  • 12:20 - 12:50
    PANEL DISCUSSION: How can we ensure algorithmic fairness and avoid bias, or do the proposed solutions themselves create inherent bias?
  • 12:50 - 13:50
    LUNCH & NETWORKING
  • STREAM 1A USE CASES Examining practical cases of AI in action in enterprise and how it has transformed the business
    • 13:50 - 14:10
      Keynote Enterprise Story 1: Leveraging machine learning to help customers become more financially empowered (FINANCE)
    • 14:10 - 14:30
      Enterprise Story 2: How LinkedIn uses AI for personalization and content understanding Deepak Agarwal - VP of Artificial Intelligence, LinkedIn

      How LinkedIn uses AI for personalization and content understanding

      • Deepak Agarwal - VP of Artificial Intelligence, LinkedIn

    • 14:30 - 14:50
      Enterprise Story 3: Using computer vision and natural language processing to drive customer behaviour Vanja Josifovsji - CTO, Pinterest
      • Vanja Josifovsji - CTO, Pinterest

    • 14:50 - 15:10
      Enterprise Story 4: Creating a seamless customer shopping experience using AI-based smart supply chains and logistics (CHINA)
    • 15:10 - 15:30
      Enterprise Story 5 (LATAM): Combining AI with behavioural economics to make your analytics investment pay off Jose Murillo - Chief Analytics Officer, Grupo Financiero Banorte, Mexico
      • Jose Murillo - Chief Analytics Officer, Grupo Financiero Banorte, Mexico

    • 15:30 - 15:50
      Enterprise Story 6 (MANUFACTURING): Taking advantage of machine-learning-based generative design software to optimise design decisions
  • STREAM 2A Startups, Scaleups and Unicorns
    • 14:15 - 14:45
      Panel Discussion: Hot pick of AI disruptors
    • 15:10 - 15:45
      Panel Discussion: Investing in Latin America

      Hear honest views on where, and on what, investors are spending their money:

      What are the current investment trends in Latin America?

      What are the 3 key things that investors look for before investing their money?

      What top tips can you offer to startups looking to attract investment?

       

       

  • 15:50 - 16:20
    REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING
  • 16:20 - 18:20
    AFTERNOON PLENARY: AI FOR GOOD: THE IMPORTANCE OF PRIVACY AND REGULATION
  • 16:40 - 16:50
    HEADLINER Kay Firth-Butterfield - Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum
    • Kay Firth-Butterfield - Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum

  • 16:50 - 17:20
    PANEL DISCUSSION: Democratising the use of AI for good Kay Firth-Butterfield - Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum
    Constanza Gomez-Mort - Founder and CEO, C Minds
    Valentine Goddard - Founder and CEO, Artificial Intelligence Impact Alliance (AIIA) and Member of the United Nations Expert Group on the transformative impact of new technologies
    • Kay Firth-Butterfield - Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum

    • Constanza Gomez-Mort - Founder and CEO, C Minds

    • Valentine Goddard - Founder and CEO, Artificial Intelligence Impact Alliance (AIIA) and Member of the United Nations Expert Group on the transformative impact of new technologies

  • 17:20 - 17:45
    HEADLINER Developments in sentiment analysis and facial emotion detection algorithms and how to deal with the associated privacy concerns
  • 17:45 - 18:20
    PANEL DISCUSSION: Self-regulation: Is it a company’s responsibility to provide oversight internally and can this ever negate the need for government oversight?
  • Thursday 11th
  • 08:00 - 09:00
    REGISTRATION
  • 09:00 - 09:20
    WELCOME
  • 09:20 - 09:55
    PANEL DISCUSSION: How can government leverage the use of AI to improve the infrastructure in the country?
  • 09:55 - 10:20
    HEADLINER: Can AI offer a solution to the increasingly ubiquitous problem of fake news? Prof Gary Marcus, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science, New York University
    • Prof Gary Marcus, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science, New York University

  • 10:20 - 10:50
    PANEL DISCUSSION: How to get past the problem of data fragmentation to get access to good quality data at scale Daphne Koller, Founder and CEO, insitro
    Dr Geoff Benton, Director, Health R&D, 23andMe
    Mason Victors, CPO and CTO, Recursion Pharmaceuticals
    • Daphne Koller, Founder and CEO, insitro

    • Dr Geoff Benton, Director, Health R&D, 23andMe

    • Mason Victors, CPO and CTO, Recursion Pharmaceuticals

  • 10:50 - 11:15
    HEADLINER: Machine learning: A new approach to drug development Daphne Koller, Founder and CEO, insitro
    • Daphne Koller, Founder and CEO, insitro

  • 11:15 - 11:45
    REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING
  • STREAM 1 USE CASES Examining practical cases of AI in action in enterprise and how it has transformed the business
    • 11:45 - 12:05
      Enterprise Story 6 (Media) Using AI to strengthen our predictive capabilities and drive content curation
    • 12:05 - 12:25
      Enterprise Story 7
    • 12:25 - 12:45
      Enterprise Story 8 (Logistics) Leveraging AI to drive a best-in-class global logistics offering
    • 12:45 - 13:05
      Enterprise Story 9:
    • 13:05 - 13:25
      Enterprise Story 10 (Retail) How we use AI to build a closer relationship with our customers
  • STREAM 2 Startups, Scaleups and Unicorns
    • 11:45 - 12:20
      Panel Session: Startup to buyout - how to build a successful AI startup
    • 12:55 - 13:25
      Panel Session: Maintain your edge in the AI world; own your Intellectual Property (IP) Julien Lacheré - Partner, Patent Agent, Engineer, BCF Avocats
      • Julien Lacheré - Partner, Patent Agent, Engineer, BCF Avocats

  • 13:25 - 14:25
    LUNCH & NETWORKING
  • 14:25 - 14:45
    Tech Talk 1
  • 14:25 - 14:55
    Panel Session: Will industry collaboration with academia solve the current lack of AI talent and drive innovation?
  • STREAM 1 Deep Dive tech talks
    • 14:25 - 14:45
      Tech Talk 1
    • 14:45 - 15:15
      Tech Talk 2: Using deep learning for more accurate classification and improved personalisation
    • 15:05 - 15:25
      Tech Talk 3: Using autonomous and related technologies to make cars safer and more user-friendly
    • 15:25 - 15:45
      The integration of AI with IoT: Lifting the ceiling on inspection services
  • STREAM 2 AI for business, talent and the workforce
    • 14:25 - 14:55
      Panel Session: Will industry collaboration with academia solve the current lack of AI talent and drive innovation?
    • 14:55 - 15:20
      Panel Session: Integrating machine learning product management throughout the business Jose Murillo - Chief Analytics Officer, Grupo Financiero Banorte, Mexico
      • Jose Murillo - Chief Analytics Officer, Grupo Financiero Banorte, Mexico

    • 15:20 - 15:45
      The impact of automation on the workforce Ravin Jesuthasan, Author and Managing Director and Global Practice Leader, Willis Towers Watson
      • Ravin Jesuthasan, Author and Managing Director and Global Practice Leader, Willis Towers Watson

  • 15:45 - 16:15
    REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING
  • 15:45 - 17:55
    AFTERNOON PLENARY: FUTURE GAZING
  • 16:15 - 16:40
    HEADLINER: Beyond automation: How can enterprises achieve the creative potential of AI? Kathryn Hume, Director of Business Development, Borealis AI
    • Kathryn Hume, Director of Business Development, Borealis AI

  • 16:40 - 17:05
    HEADLINER: Do inter-operability and skills-sharing hold the key to Artificial General Intelligence?
  • 17:05 - 17:30
    CLOSING HEADLINER: Cutting through the myths: how to navigate AI in business to yield returns and drive a culture of AI for Everyone
  • 17:30 - 17:55
    CLOSING HEADLINER