AI/ML Automation Technology Summit

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Day 1: July 12, 2021

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AI/ML Automation Technology Summit

July 12, 2021

In this AI/ML Automation Technology summit day, we will explore the growing trend of automation in various disciplines within AI & ML ranging from data collection & preparation, feature engineering, model selection, data labeling/annotation, model training & hyperparameter optimization. We will explore how these automation technologies will change the role of data science teams and how they can co-exist to deliver better applied AI solutions. We will dive deep into the role of data in AI and how enterprises can collect high-quality data using both traditional methods of building their own datasets and leveraging alternative automation strategies such as using synthetic data or crowdsourcing the data to build high-quality AI while addressing issues such as privacy, bias, fairness, and trustworthiness of the data. We will learn about case studies from healthcare, finance, security, and retail that deal with AI applications such as user personalization, sales & marketing acceleration, financial fraud mitigation, cybersecurity enhancement, and more.

AI/ML Automation Technology Summit Agenda

7:30 AM – 7:35 AM PT: Day Welcome from MC

7:35 AM – 8:35 AM PT: Big Bytes in AI & Data – Breakfast Series Part 1

Panel Discussion
Topic of the day: ‘Women in AI: a seat at the table.’
How can we get more women into the AI workforce? What are the roles and responsibilities of corporates, academia, governments, & society as a whole in achieving this goals?

Kay Firth-Butterfield

Kay Firth Butterfield
Head of AI and Machine Learning and Member of the Executive Committee
World Economic Forum

Kathy Baxter

Kathy Baxter
Principal Architect, Ethical AI Practice

Tiffany Deng

Tiffany Deng
Program Management Lead- ML Fairness and Responsible AI

8:35 AM – 8:50 AM PT: Event opening and Summit

Welcome from MC + Others

Matt Marshall

8:50 AM – 9:15 AM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat

AI in Security
5 things Public & Private sector Cybersecurity leaders need to know to make remote work over the internet safe.

Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf
Co-Father of the Internet & Chief Internet Evangelist for Google

9:15 AM – 9:40 AM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat

Speaker TBA, Moderator TBA

9:40 AM – 10:05 AM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat

AI in Technology
Future of Work; How Zoom honed its Data & AI technology and strategy to deliver a future of work that just ‘works’

Harry Moseley

Harry Moseley
Chief Information Officer
Zoom Video Communications

10:05 AM – 10:30 AM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat

Data & AI strategies in the new age of telecommunications: How Verizon is leveraging data and AI to deliver new technologies such as 5G.

Ronan Dunne

Ronan Dunne
CEO, Consumer Group

Shuchi Rana
Head GTM

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat

AI in Technology
Lessons from Redfin’s powerful AI-powered recommendation engines. A walkthrough of its data tech and strategy journey

Bridget Frey
Chief Technology Officer

10:55 AM – 11:10 AM PT: Coffee Break

11:10 AM – 11:35 AM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat

AI in Healthcare
Trust in AI; How Humana is leveraging AI automation technologies to make its AI explainable, accurate and trustworthy.

Deepthi Bathina

Deepthi Bathina
Chief Product Officer (Clinical)

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat

AI in Retail
What’s in your cart? How Levi Strauss is driving cart conversions & improving business revenue with AI insights

Katia Walsh

Katia Walsh
Chief AI Officer
Levi Strauss

12:00 PM – 12:10 PM PT: Women in AI Breakfast Report back

Speakers TBA

12:10 PM – 12:35 PM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat

AI in Security
More b(o)ots on the ground; How Mastercard is implementing application and network security AI bots at scale driving advancements in digital security

Johan Gerber

Johan Gerber
Executive Vice President Security &
Cyber Innovation

12:35 PM – 12:50 PM PT: Coffee Break

12:50 PM : 1:20 PM PT: Panel Discussion

AI in Healthcare
Big trends in how AI can contribute to more effective healthcare that produces better outcomes for all.

Chris Kakkanatt

Chris Kakkanatt
Data Science
Senior Director

Dr. Joe Colorafi

Dr. Joe Colorafi
System VP, Clinical Data Science & Analytics
CommonSpirit Health

1:20 PM – 1:50 PM PT: Panel Discussion

AI in Finance
Big trends in how AI can contribute to more personalized and effective banking and financial services.

Dr. Steve Flinter

Steve Flinter
Vice President, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Hui Wang

Hui Wang
VP of Data Science

Dimitris Tsementzis

Dimitris Tsementzis
Senior Quantitative Researcher
Goldman Sachs

12:35 PM – 12:50 PM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat

AI in Finance
AI v/s Fraud. How Visa is using the latest AI technologies such as GANS, and reinforcement learning in the fight against financial fraud.

Melissa McSherry

Melissa McSherry
SVP Global Head of Data, Security, and
Identity Products

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM PT: Coffee Break

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM PT: Executive Forum

>> ‘Automating the AI implementation lifecycle ‘
Speakers TBA, Moderator TBA

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM PT: Transform WAVE

>> 1:1 Networking/ Speed dating for AI AUTOMATION executives

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM PT: Executive Forum

>> Biggest trends & topics in Healthcare AI & Data tech’
Speakers TBA, Moderator TBA

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM PT: Transform WAVE

>> 1:1 Networking/ Speed dating for HEALTHCARE executives

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM PT: Technology Showcase

>> ‘5 Coolest, emerging AI & Data tech companies’

5:30 PM – 5:35 PM PT: MC Au Revoir

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