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REGISTRATION

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Mike Elgan

Mike Elgan - Elgan Media

WELCOME

ADVANCEMENTS IN DEEP LEARNING AND SPEECH RECOGNITION

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Rachael Tatman

Rachael Tatman - University of Washington

Leveraging Insights from Human Speech Perception for Speaker Dialect Adaptation

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Anjuli Kannan

Anjuli Kannan - Google

Smart Reply: Learning a Model of Conversation from Data

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(Elena) Corina Grigore

(Elena) Corina Grigore - Yale University, Social Robotics Lab

Can you lend me a hand? Helpers of the Future

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Stephen Scarr

Stephen Scarr - Info.com & eContext

Importance of Accurately Labeled Data for Topical Machine Learning

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COFFEE

BUILDING VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS

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Justin Woo

Justin Woo - Jibo

The Making of Jibo, the First Social Robot for the Home

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Phillip Bückendorf

Phillip Bückendorf - Hiro

Predictive Commerce Technologies and Shopping Assistants

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Arte Merritt

Arte Merritt - Dashbot.io

Got Data? Build a Better Bot with Analytics

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LUNCH

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Amir Shevat

Amir Shevat - Slack

Designing conversations

PERSONALISATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS

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Alonso Martinez

Alonso Martinez - Pixar Animation Studios

The Building Blocks of Creating Empathy in Digital Characters

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Jordi Torras

Jordi Torras - Inbenta

Why is AI back in the spotlight?

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Oren Jacob

Oren Jacob - PullString

Personalization of Virtual Characters and Assistants

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Ulysses Bernardet

Ulysses Bernardet - Simon Fraser University

Social, Affective Virtual Characters: Augmenting Rapport and Customizability through Personality

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COFFEE

FUTURE OF VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS

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Dennis Mortensen

Dennis Mortensen - x.ai

The Emergence of Bring Your Own Agent (BYOA)

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Rick Collins

Rick Collins - Next IT

The Human Future of Machine Intelligence

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Milie Taing

Milie Taing - Lili.ai

Artificial Intelligence Must Become Non-Magical to Respect Human Dignity

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CONVERSATION & DRINKS

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REGISTRATION

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Mike Elgan

Mike Elgan - Elgan Media

WELCOME

STARTUP SESSION

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Swapnil Shinde

Swapnil Shinde - Mezi

Simplifying and Personalizing Travel with AI and Chatbots

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Danny Freed

Danny Freed - Joy

Bots have feelings too -- How I'm building an emotionally aware bot

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Sam Artioli

Sam Artioli - Abe.ai

A Virtual Personal Finance Specialist for the 99%

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Jimoh Ovbiagele

Jimoh Ovbiagele - ROSS Intelligence

ROSS: The New Member of Your Legal Team

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Jack Crawford

Jack Crawford - datalog.ai

Conversational AI, a Use Case on the Path to Generalized Artificial Intelligence

APPLICATION AND CONTRIBUTION OF VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS TO DAILY LIVES

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COFFEE

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Lionel Cordesses

Lionel Cordesses - Renault

VPA for Infotainment and Seamless Driving Experience: A Vision for Renault cars.

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Eugenia Kuyda

Eugenia Kuyda - Luka

What it is like to raise an AI friend

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Tin Lun Lam

Tin Lun Lam - NXROBO

A one Step Further for Family Robots – Voice Programming in Daily Life Applications

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George Platon

George Platon - BuddyGuard

AI Assistant in the Job of Home Security

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LUNCH

IMPACT OF VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS ON HUMANS

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PANEL: Virtual Assistants in Healthcare: Will they Assist or Replace Humans?

Cathy Pearl

Cathy Pearl - Sense.ly

Panelist

Arturo Devesa

Arturo Devesa - MedWhat

Panelist

Pawan Gupta

Pawan Gupta - Curofy

Panelist

Alex Brokaw

Alex Brokaw - Freelance

Moderator

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Bart Selman

Bart Selman - Cornell University

Technological Unemployment: Fact of Fiction?

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Stefan Kojouharov

Stefan Kojouharov - Chatbot’s Life

How Chatbots will Revolutionize the way we get things Done

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END OF SUMMIT

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Day 2

CONNECTED HOME BREAKOUT SESSION - Panel Session on the Connected Home

Virtual Assistants in the Contected Home

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