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AI Frontiers Conference 2018

Silicon Valley AI and Big Data Association

Friday, November 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM (PST)

AI Frontiers Conference 2018

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
1-Day Conference Pass (Day 1)
Day 1 only pass. Includes day 1 talk & lunch, access to exhibitions
Ended $395.00 $0.00
1-Day Conference Pass (Day 2)
Day 2 only pass. Includes day 2 talk & lunch, access to exhibitions
Ended $395.00 $0.00
Day 3 Pass (only Training) (Discounted 30.00%)
This ticket only includes Day 3 training session (exclude Day 1 and Day 2)
Ended $276.50 $0.00
2-Day Conference Pass (Discounted 30.00%)
2-day talks + 2-day lunch, with access to exhibitions
Ended $486.50 $0.00
Training Pass (Discounted 30.00%)
Including 2-day pass, Day 3 training & lunch
Ended $696.50 $0.00
Business Pass (Discounted 30.00%)
All access pass, including evening keynote, dinner banquet with wine and socializing opportunities with speakers and other attendees.
Ended $906.50 $0.00
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Event Details

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In this three-day conference, we bring together leading scientists and practitioners who have deployed large-scale AI products. You will gain a front-row seat of the frontiers of AI and have opportunity to network with others who are enthusiastic about AI technology and products.


Day 1


Overview of the development of deep learning and its applications. The talk will be given by Ilya Sutskever, Co-Founder & Director of OpenAI.

Ilya Sutskever

Morning Session - Video Understanding

The newest developments in computer vision, particularly in video understanding. Our speakers are Matt Feiszli, Research Manager of Facebook, Roland Memisevic, Chief Scientist of TwentyBN, and others.

Matt FeiszliMatt Feiszli : Video Understanding: Modalities, Time, and Scale

Divya Jain : Video Summarization

Roland Memisevic

Roland Memisevic : Teaching machines common sense understanding of the world around them

Afternoon Keynote

Overview of the development of deep learning and its applications. The talk will be given by Percy Liang, Assistant Professor of Stanford University.

Percy Liang

Percy Liang : Pushing the Limits of Machine Learning

Afternoon Session 1 - AutoML and AutoProgramming

Leading scientists are presenting the current breakthrough in deep learning. Our speakers are Quoc Le, Research Scientist of Google Brain, Sumit Gulwani, Partner Research Manager of Microsoft, and others.

Quoc Le

Quoc Le : Using Machine Learning to Automate Machine Learning

Sumit Gulwani

Sumit Gulwani : Programming by Examples

Afternoon Session 2 - Internet of Things (IoT)

Industry experts from leading companies are discussing how AI is integrating with IoT in the future. Our speakers are Sameer Sharma, Global GM IoT of Intel, Rohit Tripathi, GM & Head of Products of SAP, Himagiri Mukkamala, GM & SVP of ARM, and others.

Rohit Tripathi

Himagiri Mukkamala

Afternoon Session 3 - Industry Talk

McKinsey report on the impact of AI.

Afternoon Session 4 - AI in Finance

The growing presence of machine learning in financing. Our speakers are Li Deng, Chief AI Officer of Citadel, Ashok Srivastava, Chief Data Officer of Intuit, and others.

Li Deng

Li Deng : From Modeling Speech and Language to Modeling Financial Markets

Ashok Srivastava


The talk will be given by Kai-Fu Lee, CEO of Sinovation Ventures.

Dinner Banquet

Keynote - AI in Machine Perception and Other Application

The application of deep learning in machine perception and security. The talk will be given by Jay Yagnik, VP of Google AI.

Jay Yagnik

Jay Yagnik : A History Lesson on AI

The evening consists of sponsor pitch, and presentation from Jay Yagnik, VP of Google AI. The banquet is a full course sit down dinner with wine, and a chance to interact with the speakers on an one to one basis. You will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with other guests, build connections, raise company profile, form potential business and research partnerships.

Day 2

Morning Keynote

Overview of the development of AI and its enterprise applications.

Morning Session 1 - Robots

Industry experts from companies that are actively developing robots come together to discuss their work. What is the status of robots? How do we build smart home robot? Our speakers are Pieter Abbeel, Professor of UC Berkeley, Mario Munich, SVP Technology of iRobot, and others.

Pieter Abbeel

Pieter Abbeel : Deep Learning for Robotics

Morning Session 2 - Drones

Industry experts from companies that are actively developing drones come together to discuss their work. What is the status of drones? Our speakers are Arnaud Thiercelin, Head of R&D of DJI, Mark Moore, Engineering Director of Uber, and others.

Arnaud Thiercelin

Mark Moore

Afternoon Session 1 - AI in Enterprise

A look at the applications of AI in enterprise. The talk will be given by Sumit Gupta, VP of AI of IBM, AI leaders from Slack, and others.

Sumit Gupta : AI for the Enterprise

Afternoon Session 2 - AI in Games

A panel of industry experts from companies that are actively developing game simulator and AI players come together to discuss their works. The talk will be given by Long Lin, Director of AI of Electronic Arts, Yuandong Tian, Research Scientist of Facebook AI Research, and others.

Long Lin

Yuandong Tian

VC Speech

A look at the future of AI applications and potentials for AI investment. Our speaker is Sarah Guo, General Partner of Greylock Partners.

Startup Demo Session:

Demos from 10 startups, each startup has 5 minutes for the demo and 5-minute comments from the VC panel. Our VC Panelists are Samir Kumar, Managing Director of Microsoft Ventures, Jason Costa, Venture Partner of GGV Capital, and others.

Day 3

We bring AI experts to provide hands-on training courses on latest AI technologies and tools.

Training - Image Understanding with TensorFlow on GCP (Full-day)

Tutorial  - Sequence to Sequence Learning with Tensor2Tensor

Tutorial  - Weakly Supervised Natural Language Understanding

Training - Natural Language Processing (for Beginners)

Training - Self-driving Car



Students can apply the promotion code: d150studtp for $150 discount on top of the Career Development Ticket (Training Pass).

Cancellation Policy:

A refund can be requested 7 days before the conference. After that, no refund or cancellation is accepted. 

If you have any question, please contact

Location Tags:

CA, Bay Area, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Milpitas, Campbell, Oakland, Fremont, Union City, Berkeley, San Leandro, Hayward

Keyword Tags:

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Leaning, Deep Learning, AutoML, Convolutional Neural Network, Recurrent Neural Network, Natural Language Processing, Internet of Things, Supervised Learning, Unsupervised Learning, Big Data, Data Science, Chatbot, AlphaGo, ML, DL, CNN, RNN, NLP, IoT

Have questions about AI Frontiers Conference 2018? Contact Silicon Valley AI and Big Data Association

When & Where

San Jose Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St
San Jose, CA 95113

Friday, November 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM (PST)

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Silicon Valley AI and Big Data Association

We are a professional organization for AI and big data practitioners in the Silicon Valley. We aim to bring together data scientists, engineers, and business people working in AI and big data area. We host seminars, interactive group meetings, and mentoring sessions. We provide an exchange platform for big data professionals to share their experiences, learn about the newest technologies and explore potential startup opportunities. Join us today. Find like-minded people in AI and grow your career and AI and big data business with us.

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