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Artificial Intelligence Journey conference speakers announced

22 October 2019
  • AI Journey conference to be held in Moscow on October 8–9, world-level speakers to take part in it
  • This is the centerpiece of AI Journey AI/data science forum, bringing together international online AI competition, regional conferences in seven Russian cities, and one large-scale conference
  • Artificial Intelligence Journey or AI Journey is a new discussion platform for AI and data science

October 22, 2019, Moscow — The two-day AI Journey 2019 conference on development and use of AI in all spheres will be held in Moscow on November 8 and 9 and become the centerpiece of the Artificial Intelligence Journey forum.

Held at Moscow’s Expocentre, the event will gather leading international and Russian speakers, AI and data science experts, and representatives of companies spearheading development and use of AI in business processes.

The speakers who have confirmed their attendance are:

Jürgen Schmidhuber, Scientific Director, Swiss AI Lab IDSIA; professor, Università della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland; one of the creators of LSTM neural network.

Bryan Catanzaro, VP of applied deep learning research, NVIDIA.

Ben Goertzel, CEO and chief researcher, SingularityNET; leading world expert in artificial general intelligence; author of 20 scientific books and 140+ articles.

Glenn Finch, General Manager for Cognitive Business Decision Support, IBM

Alexander Kraynov, Head of Machine Leaning and AI Lab, Yandex, in charge of AI experimental products and technologies.

Andrey Kurpatov, Head of Neuroscience and Human Behavior Lab, Sberbank.

Key topics of the two-day conference will be artificial general intelligence or AGI, neuromorphic computing, computer vision development, natural language processing, voice analytics, new methods and their use in business.

Artificial Intelligence Journey, or AI Journey, the largest AI and data analysis forum in Eastern Europe, is a new platform to exchange updated information on AI and its use in Russia and abroad. The forum is held with support from Sberbank and other leading companies. AI Journey is a descendant of Sberbank Data Science Journey, or SDSJ, which had been held for three years, enjoyed success and proved that academics and businesses needed an even bigger venue to address Data Science and AI issues. The forum includes an international online AI competition, regional conferences in seven cities of Russia — Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Kaliningrad, and St. Petersburg — and a large-scale AI Journey 2019 conference in Moscow.

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