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Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY
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Organizations that successfully apply AI innovate and compete more effectively. How is AI transforming your business?
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Schedule: Interfaces and UX sessions

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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AI Business Summit
Location: Mercury Ballroom
Chris Butler (IPSoft)
Purpose, a well-defined problem, and trust from people are important factors to any system, especially those that employ AI. Chris Butler leads you through exercises that borrow from the principles of design thinking to help you create more impactful solutions and better team alignment. Read more.
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11:05am11:45am Wednesday, April 17, 2019
AI Business Summit, Case Studies
Location: Sutton North/Center
Lucy Wang (BuzzFeed), Swara Kantaria (BuzzFeed)
As BuzzFeed’s content production and social networks grow, curation becomes increasingly difficult. To this end, we first built publishing tools that let people work more efficiently. Now, we build artificial intelligence tools that let people work more intelligently. During this talk we plan to share this evolution with the audience. Read more.
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11:05am11:45am Thursday, April 18, 2019
Interacting with AI
Location: Rendezvous
Following the launch of CTRL-labs’ developer kit, CTRL-kit (neural interface device), Patrick Kaifosh will paint a picture of a world with neural interfaces and how this technology will change our lives. This presentation will outline a future where we will be looking up at the world instead of down at our phones and will feature a live demo. Read more.
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1:00pm1:40pm Thursday, April 18, 2019
Interacting with AI
Location: Rendezvous
Jeff Thompson (Stevens Institute of Technology)
What is it like to be a mobile phone or to attach a wind sensor to a neural network? This talk outlines several recent creative projects that push the tools of AI in new directions. Part technical discussion and part case study for embedding artists in technical institutions, this talk explores the ways that artists and scientists can collaborate to expand the ways that AI can be used. Read more.
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1:50pm2:30pm Thursday, April 18, 2019
Interacting with AI
Location: Regent Parlor
Forough Poursabzi-Sangdeh (Microsoft Research NYC)
In this talk, I will argue that to understand interpretability, we need to bring humans in the loop and run human-subject experiments. I approach the problem of interpretability from an interdisciplinary perspective which builds on decades of research in psychology, cognitive science, and social science to understand human behavior and trust. Read more.