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REGISTRATION & LIGHT BREAKFAST

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WELCOME

NLP AND NATURALISTIC DIALOG MANAGEMENT

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Siva Reddy

Siva Reddy - Stanford NLP Group

The State of Natural Language Understanding: Past, Present and Future

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Eric Saund

Eric Saund - Saund Laboratories

Cognitive Belief Modeling for Naturalistic Dialog Management

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Rushin Shah

Rushin Shah - Facebook

NLP, Parsing, Information Extraction, Dialog and Question Answering

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COFFEE

VOICE RECOGNITION IMPLEMENTATION

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Pararth Shah

Pararth Shah - Google

Creating Conversational AI That Learns From Talking With The User

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Alok Kothari

Alok Kothari - Apple

Siri's Natural Language Understanding

CHALLENGES OF BUILDING PERSONALISED MODELS

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Maja Mataric

Maja Mataric - USC & Embodied

Embodied Socially Assistive Agents: Going Beyond Assistance and Towards Behavior Change

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Sanjana Ramprasad

Sanjana Ramprasad - Mya Systems

Playing Detective with CNNs

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LUNCH

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Maarten Versteegh

Maarten Versteegh - Booking.com

Personalized Assistance at Booking.com

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Elena Sokolova

Elena Sokolova - Booking.com

Personalized Assistance at Booking.com

CREATING PERSONALITY IN AI ASSISTANTS

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Nikhil Mane

Nikhil Mane - Autodesk

Conversation AI

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Ann Thyme-Gobbel

Ann Thyme-Gobbel - Sound United

A Matter of Choice: Personalization vs. Personality in Virtual Assistants

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Dennis Mortensen

Dennis Mortensen - x.ai

Intelligent Agents and a New Class of Perceived Errors

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Alison Darcy

Alison Darcy - Woebot Labs

Addressing the Global Mental Health Crisis at Scale with a Chatbot that Delivers Cognitive Behavior Therapy

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COFFEE

AI ASSISTANTS - WHAT ARE WE IN FOR IN THE LONG-TERM?

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Far-Field Voice Technology for AI Assistant

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Nazar Fedorchuk

Nazar Fedorchuk - Senstone

The Future of Voice Technology

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Andrew McStay

Andrew McStay - Bangor University

All Smiles? Emotional AI, Ethics, Industry Views and Citizen Perspectives

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I Know What You Want Before You Say It: Anticipatory Computing

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CONVERSATION & DRINKS

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DOORS OPEN

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WELCOME

STARTUP SESSION

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Or Cohen

Or Cohen - Mode.ai

How to use the Thousand Words of an Image to Power a Fashion Shopping Chatbot

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Deepti Yenireddy

Deepti Yenireddy - My Ally

Cutting Edge AI Recruiting Tech

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Dani Gonzalez

Dani Gonzalez - Robbie.ai

How Computer Vision can Become Mainstream by Providing Real-Time Customer Satisfaction Scores

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Andrew Magliozzi

Andrew Magliozzi - AdmitHub

Helping Students Chat Their Way to a College Degree

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Kinuko Masaki

Kinuko Masaki - SmartEar

The Future of Voice Computing is in the Ear

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COFFEE

APPLICATION OF AI ASSISTANTS IN INDUSTRY

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Anitha Kannan

Anitha Kannan - Curai

AI Assistant in Healthcare

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Mehdi Samadi

Mehdi Samadi - Solvvy

Conversational Agents and the Future of Intelligent Customer Experience

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Michael Wei

Michael Wei - Samsung Research America

Conversational Engine for Enterprise - "Turn any information service into conversational agent

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Automate the Boring Task: Virtual Assistant Bots in Enterprise Software

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LUNCH

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PANEL: As Our AI Systems Become More Capable, Should Ethics be an Integral Component to your Business Strategy?

Jane Nemcova

Jane Nemcova - Lionbridge

Panelist

 Abhishek Gupta

Abhishek Gupta - District 3 & McGill University

Panelist

Cathy Pearl

Cathy Pearl - Sense.ly

Panelist

Jake Metcalf

Jake Metcalf - Ethical Resolve

Moderator

AI ASSISTANTS’ IMPACT ON THE PERSONAL LIFE OF HUMANS

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Lionel Cordesses

Lionel Cordesses - Renault

Alexa and LEAF: From Innovation to Production

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Ivan Crewkov

Ivan Crewkov - MyBuddy.ai

Growing the Generation of AI-Natives

END OF SUMMIT

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Day 1

New to Deep Learning? Time to Ask Qs! - WORKSHOP

Networking & Open Floor with Experts

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Day 1

Wally Trenholm - Sightline Innovation

The Commercialization of Deep Learning

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Day 1

Rumman Chowdhury - Accenture

Designing Ethical AI Solutions

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Day 1

Mahmood Tabaddor - Consortium for Safer AI

Practical Safety Issues with AI Products

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Day 1

Rix Ryskamp - useAIble

Getting ROI from ML - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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Day 2

Mahesh Ram - Solvvy

How Machine Learning Applications Can Deliver a Superior Customer Support Experience

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Day 2

How can we Utilize AI to Protect the Environment & Increase Sustainability? - WORKSHOP

Panel Discussion with Leading Experts & Practitioners

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Day 2

Startup Mentoring Session - BREAKOUT SESSION

Startup Mentoring Session with VCs and Industry Experts

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Day 2

Ofer Ronen - Chatbase

Analyzing & Optimizing Bots More Easily for Better User Experiences

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Day 2

What is AI’s Biggest Impact on Data Centers? - WORKSHOP

Breakout Session & Open Floor with Experts

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Day 2

David Nola - NVIDIA

Image Creation Using Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs)

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