Put AI to work
June 26-27, 2017: Training
June 27-29, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Schedule: Retail and e-commerce sessions

AI now helps businesses better understand and interact with their customers, with significant implications for both online and offline commerce.

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2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, June 29, 2017
Impact of AI on business and society
Location: Murray Hill E/W Level: Intermediate
Nikita Lytkin (Facebook)
Nikita Lytkin offers an overview of personalized digital advertising and explains how Facebook uses modern supervised machine-learning methods, such as factorization machines and deep neural networks, to recommend over a billion products to nearly two billion people. Read more.
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4:00pm4:40pm Thursday, June 29, 2017
Implementing AI
Location: Murray Hill E/W Level: Intermediate
Pau Carré (Gilt)
Pau Carré explains how Gilt is reshaping the fashion industry by leveraging the power of deep learning and GPUs to automatically detect similar products and identify facets in dresses. Read more.
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4:50pm5:30pm Thursday, June 29, 2017
Interacting with AI
Location: Murray Hill E/W Level: Intermediate
Rupert Steffner (WUNDER.ai)
70% of consumers do NOT feel that online offers resonate with their personal interests and needs. Rupert Steffner explains how cognitive AI can help create deep shopping bots based on true personal relevance. This shift in the shopping paradigm is built upon deep symbolic reinforcement learning, the psychometry of shopping, a new breed of playful UI, and cognified product metadata. Read more.