2016 is shaping up to be the year that AI finally moves from being the province of university labs to being a critical part of the software developer's toolkit and a focus for mainstream companies. There is a growing—and urgent—need for information on applied AI, as opposed to the kind of research presented at academic conferences.
That's why we created the O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference.
The O'Reilly AI Conference is where cutting-edge science meets new business implementation. It's a deep dive into emerging AI techniques and technologies with a focus on how to use it in real-world implementations. You'll dissect case studies, delve into the latest research, learn how to implement AI in your projects, share emerging best practices in intelligence engineering and applications, uncover AI's limitations and untapped opportunities and anticipate how AI will change the business landscape.
If you want to understand how AI will change the business landscape, or are working with deep learning or AI (or plan to be)—join us in New York. You'll:
The O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference is a unique opportunity for the brightest minds in applied AI to gather for 2 intense but invigorating days in New York.
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has a history of convening conversations that reshape the industry. In 1998, he organized the meeting where the term "open source software" was agreed on and helped the business world understand its importance. In 2004, with the Web 2.0 Summit, he defined how Web 2.0 represented not only the resurgence of the Web after the dot-com bust, but a new model for the computer industry, based on big data, collective intelligence, and the Internet as a platform. In 2009, with the Gov 2.0 Summit, he framed a conversation about the modernization of government technology that has shaped policy and spawned initiatives at the federal, state, and local level and around the world. Tim has now turned his attention to the implications of the on-demand economy, AI, and other technologies that are transforming the nature of work and the future shape of the business world. He is the founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media and a partner at O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV). He is also a founder and board member at Maker Media, which was spun out of O'Reilly Media in 2012, and a board member at Code for America, PeerJ, Civis Analytics, and POPVOX.
is the Director of Research at Google Inc, where he has been since 2001. From 2002-2005 he was Director of Search Quality, which means he was the manager of record responsible for answering more queries than anyone else in the history of the world. He is a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence and the Association for Computing Machinery and co-author of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, the leading textbook in the field (with 94% market share).
Previously he was the head of the Computational Sciences Division at NASA Ames Research Center, making him NASA's senior computer scientist. He received the NASA Exceptional Achievement Award in 2001. He has served as an assistant professor at the University of Southern California and a research faculty member at the University of California at Berkeley Computer Science Department, from which he received a Ph.D. in 1986 and the distinguished alumni award in 2006. He has over fifty publications in Computer Science, concentrating on Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Software Engineering, including the books Paradigms of AI Programming: Case Studies in Common Lisp, Verbmobil: A Translation System for Face-to-Face Dialog, and Intelligent Help Systems for UNIX. He is also the author of the Gettysburg Powerpoint Presentation and the world's longest palindromic sentence.
Jim McHugh, Vice President and General Manager, NVIDIA
Adam Cheyer, Cofounder and VP of Engineering,Viv
Vin Sharma, Director, Machine Learning Solutions, Intel Corporation
Gary Marcus, CEO and Cofounder,Geometric Intelligence
David Beyer, Principal, Amplify Partners
Naveen Rao, Cofounder and CEO, Nervana
Mike Tung, Founder, Diffbot
Rana El Kaliouby, CEO, Affectiva
Marc Warner, CEO, ASI
Kenneth Cukier, Senior Editor, The Economist
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Ben Recht, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley
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