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REGISTRATION & LIGHT BREAKFAST

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WELCOME

Alex Brokaw

Alex Brokaw - Writer - Freelance

Compere

MACHINE LEARNING METHODS

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Nick Pentreath

Nick Pentreath - Principal Engineer - IBM

End-to-end Machine Intelligence

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Suzanne Gildert

Suzanne Gildert - Co-Founder & CSO - Kindred

On the Path to Non-Biological Sentience

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Mihajlo Grbovic

Mihajlo Grbovic - Senior Machine Learning Scientist - Airbnb

Search Ranking And Personalization at Airbnb

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Prabhat

Prabhat - Group Lead, Data & Analytics - Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Deep Learning for Climate Science

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COFFEE

TRAINING NEURAL NETWORKS

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Hanie Sedghi

Hanie Sedghi - Research Scientist - Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Beating Perils of Non-convexity: Guaranteed Training of Neural Networks using Tensor Methods

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Melody Guan

Melody Guan - Deep Learning Resident - Google Brain

Who Said What: Modeling Individual Labelers Improves Classification

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Abi Komma

Abi Komma - Senior Data Scientist - Uber

An Application of Gradient Boosted Decision Trees (GBDT) for Query Runtime Prediction

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LUNCH

NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING & RECOMMENDATIONS

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Zornitsa Kozareva

Zornitsa Kozareva - Manager, Machine Learning for Alexa - Amazon

What Do Users Want? Using Semantics to Predict User Intents at Scale

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Hossein Taghavi

Hossein Taghavi - Senior Research Engineer - Netflix

Balancing Discovery and Continuation in Recommendations

COMPUTER VISION

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Robinson Piramuthu

Robinson Piramuthu - Head of AI – Computer Vision - NPD, eBay Inc.

Elements of Machine Intelligence for Visual eCommerce

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Junhyuk Oh

Junhyuk Oh - PhD Researcher - University of Michigan

Control of Memory, Active Perception, & Action in 3D World

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COFFEE

THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE OF MACHINE INTELLIGENCE

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PANEL: Does AI Provide A Competitive Advantage For Businesses?

Nick Gaylord

Nick Gaylord - Sr. Data Scientist - CrowdFlower

Panelist

Kevin Hightower

Kevin Hightower - Director of Product - AirMap

Panelist

Chris Slowe

Chris Slowe - Founding Engineer - Reddit

Panelist

Nick Pentreath

Nick Pentreath - Principal Engineer - IBM

Moderator

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Erik Schmidt

Erik Schmidt - Senior Scientist - Pandora

Music Discovery at Pandora

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Amy Gershkoff

Amy Gershkoff - Chief Data Officer - Ancestry

Is Your Organization Ready for ML?

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CONVERSATION & DRINKS

Download the PDF Agenda Below

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REGISTRATION & LIGHT BREAKFAST

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WELCOME

Alex Brokaw

Alex Brokaw - Writer - Freelance

Compere

STARTUP SESSION

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Jeremy Stanley

Jeremy Stanley - VP of Data Science - Instacart

How Instacart is Using Deep Learning to Create the Most Efficient Shoppers Ever

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Stuart Feffer

Stuart Feffer - Co-Founder & CEO - Reality AI

Using AI with Sensor & Signal Data

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Cory Kidd

Cory Kidd - CEO - Catalia Health

Automatically Generating Patient Adherence Conversations

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Modar Alaoui

Modar Alaoui - CEO & Founder - Eyeris

Vision AI for People Places & Things (PPT), & The Promise of Ambient Intelligence

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COFFEE

INVESTING IN MACHINE INTELLIGENCE

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PANEL: Challenges & Opportunities of Investing in AI

Rudina Seseri

Rudina Seseri - Founder & Managing Partner - Glasswing Ventures

Panelist

Shelley Zhuang

Shelley Zhuang - Founder & Managing Partner - Eleven Two Capital

Panelist

Veronica Osinski

Veronica Osinski - Founder & Managing Director - Trifecta Capital

Panelist

Saman Farid

Saman Farid - Head of AI - Baidu Ventures

Moderator

REINFORCEMENT LEARNING & NLP

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Ryan Lowe

Ryan Lowe - Intern & PhD Student - McGill University - OpenAI

Learning to Communicate

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LUNCH

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Minjoon Seo

Minjoon Seo - PhD Student - University of Washington

Automated Question Answering With Deep Learning & Neural Attention

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Stacey Svetlichnaya

Stacey Svetlichnaya - Software Development Engineer - Flickr

Quantifying Visual Aesthetics on Flickr

REAL WORLD APPLICATIONS OF MACHINE INTELLIGENCE

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Katherine Livins

Katherine Livins - Data Scientist - Stitch Fix

Better Together: Building Human/Computer Hybrid Systems For Better Client Outcomes

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Conal Sathi

Conal Sathi - Data Alchemist - Slice Technologies

A Human Touch in Machine Learning

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Gilles Backhus

Gilles Backhus - Sensor Systems Engineer - Lilium Aviation

Designing Intelligence for Realtime Autonomous Systems

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END OF SUMMIT

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Day 1

Nick Pentreath - IBM

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Productionizing Data Science

*Please note the agenda is subject to change

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